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Prince Harry Won’t ‘Miss Being a Royal,’ Princess Diana’s Former Butler Says (Exclusive)

Prince Harry Won't 'Miss Being a Royal'
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are not looking back after stepping down from their royal senior duties.

“Harry’s been unhappy in the royal family for years,” an insider exclusively reveals in the new issue of Us Weekly.

Related: Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan: Everything We Know About Their Rocky Royal Path

Prince Harry Won't 'Miss Being a Royal'
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In fact, Princess Diana’s former butler, Paul Burrell, seems to think her youngest son will likely shine outside of his older brother, Prince William’s shadow. “I doubt he’ll miss being a royal,” Burrell tells Us. “Yes, he was born a prince, but his long-term ambition is to be known as a humanitarian, like his mother.”

The former military pilot, 35, and actress, 38, sent shockwaves across the world earlier this month after they announced their plans to step back as senior members of the royal family, split their time between the U.K. and North America and become “financially independent.”

Related: Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan’s Drama: Everything to Know

More than a week later, Queen Elizabeth II released a statement, stating that Meghan and Harry will officially lose their HRH royal titles and public funding.

At the end of the day, the parents of 8-month-old Archie couldn’t be happier with their new normal. Harry’s “really excited about the next chapter in their lives,” says another source, and Meghan’s “so happy.”

Related: Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan: A Timeline of Their Relationship

Us Weekly Cover Issue 0520 Meghan Markle and Prince Harry New Life in Exile

For more on Harry and Meghan’s life since their change, watch the video above and pick up the new issue of Us Weekly, on newsstands now.

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