Prince Harry's old Eton and Army friends have warned him not to reveal their secrets in his tell-all memoir due to be published next year.
Many of his older friends are worried his book could cause them huge embarrassment and some have warned they are ready to dish the Royal dirt if his book exposes them.
Harry and his wife Meghan agreed a lucrative four-book deal, including the Prince's memoir and a second book to be published after the Queen has died, for a figure possibly close to £29million.
The deal has rattled some of Harry's chums who fear unwanted revelations could be the final insult after years of them refusing to gossip about him.
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Prince Harry's old Eton and Army friends have warned him not to reveal their secrets in his tell-all memoir due to be published next year and warned they may be ready to dish the royal dirt if his book exposes them
Harry's book deal deal has rattled some of his chums who fear unwanted revelations could be the final insult after years of them refusing to gossip about him (pictured serving with the army in Helmand province, Afghanistan, in January 2008)
A friend said: ‘It feels very hypocritical given Harry chucked people out of his friendship group for talking to the press.
‘There is a fear that he’s going to reveal details of his hedonistic youth which some worry will play havoc with their careers and personal lives.’
Another pal said ominously: ‘Harry’s mates have remained loyal to him… so far.’
As Harry, 36, has said that he will recount ‘experiences, adventures, losses, and life lessons’, friends fear that it might paint them in a bad light.
A source said: ‘If Harry slams any of his old school and military buddies in his new book they have pledged to break ranks to tell their story.’
The bad feeling began when some of Harry’s then inner circle were left off the list for the couple’s wedding reception to make room for new pals such as Oprah Winfrey and George Clooney.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Even Harry’s wingman Tom ‘Skippy’ Inskip – famously by Harry’s side in 2012 when he stripped naked in a Las Vegas hotel room – was shunned by the prince when it came to the wedding reception at Frogmore House.
And, a source says, Harry’s pals are nervous that ‘friendly emails have gone unanswered, which hasn’t instilled much confidence’.
In news sure to cause further alarm, industry insiders have said the 'tell-all' tome unveiled by Harry earlier this week is only the 'tip of the iceberg'.
Sources said the Duke of Sussex oversaw the bidding and told publishing houses to begin at £18million, with the final figure possibly reaching £29million.
The deal will see a memoir released next year – when it is the Queen's platinum jubilee – with the second