Heartache in store for Prince Harry as he's set to face pain that will strike 'sour note'

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
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Prince Harry has potential heartache in store as he's set to face pain that will strike a 'sour note'.

The Duke of Sussex is said to have been invited to attend the Oscars this year with his wife Meghan Markle, but in doing so heartache could be store for him.

Actress Kristen Stewart was nominated for an award for depicting Prince Harry's mother, the late Princess Diana, in 2021 movie Spencer.

A source reports that Prince Harry did not like the film for its darker portrayal of his mum and does not want to meet Kristen.

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As a result, the Prince, should he choose to attend, may have to endure an awkward encounter with Kristen, unless he chooses to miss the ceremony altogether.

It's understood that attending the Oscars could help him and Meghan crack Hollywood but Harry and Meghan turned down the offer to present an award at the 2020 ceremony, so their attendance at this year's bash still hangs in the balance.


On the night, Kristen Stewart will see herself competing against fan-favorites such as Nicole Kidman and Olivia Colman for the Best Actress title.

The first-look of Kristen as Princess Diana was revealed in January last year and the film focuses on a Christmas weekend that the royal family spent together in 1991, portraying the strain on Princess Diana and Prince Charle’s marriage.

This is understandably a difficult watch for Prince William and Prince Harry, who just last year unveiled a memorial statue for Diana, on what would have been her 60th birthday.

Speaking to OK! US, an insider claimed that the movie “struck a sour note” with Harry, adding, “He’s pretty appalled by the film.”

During publicity for the film, Kristen spoke out about her thoughts on the monarchy and the relationship between the two royal brothers.

TETBURY, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 18: Princess Diana Carries Prince Henry (harry) On Her Shoulders At Highgrove. (Photo by Tim Graham Photo Library via Getty Images)

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In an interview with Vogue Australia, she explained that she believed the world of royalty is a "complicated issue".

The Spencer actress believed that both Harry and William mirror their mother, Diana, Princess of Wales, in various ways.

She claimed that while the brothers are on "two sides" neither of them are "right or wrong" as they both continue to spread positivity throughout the world.

She added, "Diana’s legacy is walking and talking. They’re both very clearly examples of two sides. And I don’t think either is right or wrong ... I think that both of hose boys function so positively in the world. I see her in them and—it’s funny, it’s a weird word to use—as a fan, as somebody who’s really been obsessively watching [Diana], it’s really nice to see.”

Selina Maycock
Senior Family Writer

Selina is a Senior Family Writer for GoodtoKnow and has more than 16 years years of experience. She specialises in royal family news, including the latest activities of Prince George, Charlotte, Louis, Archie and Lilibet. She also covers the latest government, health and charity advice for families. Selina graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2006 with a degree in Journalism, and gained her NCTJ and NCE qualifications. During her career, she’s also written for Woman, Woman's Own, Woman&Home, and Woman's Weekly as well as Heat magazine, Bang Showbiz - and the Scunthorpe Telegraph. When she's not covering family news, you can find her exploring new countryside walking routes, catching up with friends over good food, or making memories (including award-winning scarecrows!)