Harry is "panicking" about the memoir and is currently trying to get some last-minute changes made before it is out for sale.
A lot has changed since Queen Elizabeth's demise on September 8, 2022, at the age of 96. Now, it seems like some of the contents of Prince Harry's highly-anticipated, controversial-from-the-very-moment-it-was-announced memoir will also undergo a few changes here and there. According to a report from Sky News, Harry is "panicking" about the memoir and is currently trying to get some last-minute changes made before it is out for sale since he's worried that parts of the book could be "insensitive" in the wake of the Queen's death and his father taking the throne as King.
A royal insider revealed that Prince Harry even contacted Random Penguin House after signing off on the explosive tell-all memoir to make the urgent last-minute changes, but he is worried it "might be too late."
"The publishers paid $20 million upfront because they knew whatever was written would be huge for sales and exposure all around the world," a source revealed. "But the first draft they received was disappointing as it was a bit too emotional and focused far more on mental health issues than they wanted."
However, the new changes Harry is pushing for may or may not happen, because the book, which is expected to be released by the end of the year, "has already been signed off."
"Eventually, the final draft has been finished and signed off and a lot of money and energy has been spent to make sure it comes out this year," the source added. "But Harry has thrown a spanner in the works as he is desperate to get it refined in the light of the Queen’s death, her funeral, and his father Charles taking the throne."
“He wants sections changed. It’s not a total rewrite by any means. He desperately wants to make changes.” This comes just a short while after it was revealed that the Queen loved Harry until the very end. According to PEOPLE, Robert Hardman — historian and author of Queen of Our Times: The Life of Elizabeth II— remarked that the late Queen "adored Harry right to the end," and so did Harry. "I think she was one of the conduits between Windsor and California, and it would have been one of her dearest wishes that [the family] patch things up," Hardman added.
Since they stood down as senior royals in January 2020, Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle's bond with the royal family has been difficult, but the couple tried to maintain a good relationship with the monarch.
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