Prince William's bond with Harry is 'unbreakable' despite months of tension

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry walk through a trench during the commemorations for the 100th anniversary of the battle of Vimy Ridge on April 9, 2017 in Lille, France
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Experts say William and Harry share an ‘unbreakable tie’ that will never sever, as William still has 'a lot of time' for his little brother.

Royal experts claim there is hope for a reconciliation between Prince William and Harry as the brothers share an ‘unbreakable tie’ that will survive the ongoing rift.

Relationships between the Firm (opens in new tab) and the Sussex's have been strained ever since the couple stepped back from royal duties and gave their bombshell Oprah interview. Not to mention the announcement of Harry's 'wholly truthful' upcoming memoir (opens in new tab), which has reportedly left the royal family despairing (opens in new tab)

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (left) and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex arrive for the unveiling of a statue they commissioned of their mother Diana, Princess of Wales, in the Sunken Garden at Kensington Palace, on what would have been her 60th birthday on July 1, 2021 in London, England.

There were hopes that the brothers were set to reunite and ‘thrash it out’ (opens in new tab) upon Prince Harry’s return to the UK for Prince Philip’s memorial. However, after his request for extra security was denied by the Home Office, Harry chose to skip the service. (opens in new tab) A decision that's been labeled as a ‘slap in the face' for the Queen (opens in new tab).

Despite the tensions, PA royal correspondent Alan Jones told True Royalty's The Royal Beat that there is still hope for a reconciliation.

He said, “I think William has still got a lot of time for Harry. He's his little brother at the end of the day.

The Princess Of Wales And Princes William & Harry Attend The Vj Day 50Th Anniversary Celebrations In London.

“Even though they haven't seen eye to eye, I think there is still that brotherly bond, their mother's death has created this unbreakable tie between them. At the end of the day, he will always put his arm around him, whatever he said about the family.”

The pair have also shared hints of wanting to mend the rift, with William making a rare comment about his brother (opens in new tab) during his Caribbean tour and sending subtle signals (opens in new tab) to him.

Prince Harry has also expressed his determination for his children, Archie and Lilibet, to not be robbed of royal life (opens in new tab). This could mean a reunion is still on the cards for the brothers, especially with the Queen's Platinum Jubilee (opens in new tab) well underway.

Naomi Jamieson
Lifestyle News Writer

Naomi is a Lifestyle News Writer with the Lifestyle team and has recently earned her Gold Standard Diploma in Journalism from the NCTJ. She has a background in design, having studied Illustration at Plymouth University but has taken a leap into the world of journalism after always having a passion for writing. She currently writes pieces on beauty, fashion, and entertainment for Goodto.com and My Imperfect Life.