He’s charming. He’s one of the world’s most illegible bachelors. He’s also the prince with a wild attitude! Prince Harry has been to known for being the naughty little prince, unlike his older brother Prince William who carries himself very groomed and poised. The youngest son of Princess Diana is no stranger to the tabloids with controversial stories highly-unexpected from a royal.
In lieu with the Prince Harry’s 28th birthday, let’s take a walk down memory lane and have a look at the fiery prince’s most notable scandals ever to date!
In 2002, Harry (age 17) admitted to smoking cannabis and drinking while underaged. After his father, Prince Charles discovered the truth, Prince Harry was taken to a drug-rehabilitation clinic.
It was 2005 and it was Halloween, as Prince Harry was spotted at a fancy-dress party wearing as a Nazi soldier uniform, with a swastika on his arm. Although it’s only a costume, we would hardly expect something as shocking as this, especially since he’s third in line to the British throne!
It might seem very shocking for a prince, one who is groomed to be the icon of one the greatest empires of the world, to be using racial slurs. In 2009, a video that released revealed Prince Harry referring to a Pakistani cadet at Sandhurst as “our little Paki friend”. He later issued a statement claiming that he “used the term as a nickname about a highly popular member of his platoon.”
In 2010, Prince Harry was accused of animal-cruelty after his horse suffered a bloody injury during a polo match. The pony that the prince was riding appeared to have been stabbed in the flank by his spurs. However, a spokesman from St James’ Palace said “Prince Harry was only wearing regulation footwear worn by polo players.”
He also said that as soon as the cut was noticed, the horse was treated properly and was reported that it was not ill-treated.
Prince Harry got into trouble again recently in August when pictures of a very nude Harry bear-hugging a naked woman in Vegas.
According to TMZ, Harry was in a hotel bar along with a large entourage and met a bunch of girls which were later invited by the Prince.