The Duke of Cambridge didn't watch his brother Prince Harry and sister-in-law Meghan Markle's behind-the-scenes documentary ahead of it airing, a royal source has claimed.
Instead, William had to watch the hour-long special, which featured a number of very emotional and personal interviews including one about the brothers' relationship, at home on TV just like the rest of us.
But according to sources close to the brothers, William is concerned about Harry after seeing the programme and they have spoken about it.
An insider told the Daily Mail that the "future king had been forced to sit at home and watch it on Sunday night along with the rest of the nation".
The Palace declined to comment on whether William watched the documentary in advance.
During a number of honest interviews, Meghan and Harry speak about their struggles dealing with life in the media spotlight.
The Duke also appeared to confirm strain on his relationship with William , admitting that they had good and bad days.
When asked by presenter Tom Bradby if there is any truth in the media reports of a fallout, Harry says: “Part of this role and part of this job and this family being under the pressure that it’s under inevitably, you know, stuff happens.
“But look, we’re brothers. We’ll always be brothers.
"We’re certainly on different paths at the moment but I will always be there for him and as I know he’ll always be there for me.
“You know, we don’t see each other as much as we, as much as we used to because we’re so busy.
"But, I love him dearly and, you know, the majority of the stuff is created out of nothing.
"Just as I said, as brothers, you know, you have good days, you have bad days.”
An insider told the Times that that the brothers have spoken since the show aired on ITV on Sunday.
They said: "It's not surprising that in any family where you reach a new chapter, that takes a little time to settle back in and figure out your new routine and your new relationship as it is growing, going forward
"They have been in touch – as family members would.
'It would be very difficult for anybody to watch that and not feel compassion for them. Whatever is going on is taking a personal toll on them. That, of course, would cause concern."
Meghan also spoke of her struggles during the documentary , admitting that she's "not OK".
In a one-to-one interview Meghan is asked about the "true pressures of life in the spotlight and the toll it has taken on them both".
She replies: "Look, any woman especially when they are pregnant you’re really vulnerable and so that was made really challenging, and then when you have a newborn – you know.
"And especially as a woman, it’s a lot. So you add this on top of just trying to be a new mom or trying to be a newlywed it’s, well…"
She then cuts to thank Tom for checking how she is doing.
"And, also thank you for asking, because not many people have asked if I’m OK. But it’s a very real thing to be going through behind the scenes."
Following up on her answer, Tom asks: "And the answer is, would it be fair to say, not really OK, as in it’s really been a struggle?"
Meghan pauses before replying simply: "Yes".
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