The Duke of Sussex is scheduled to appear alongside his brother, Prince William, at the event in Kensington Palace on July 1. The special day will also mark what would have been Diana’s 60th birthday. But, the attendance of Harry has been thrown into some doubt after he reportedly received a frosty reception from senior royals at the funeral of his grandfather, Prince Philip, last month.
The service in Windsor was the first time Harry travelled back to the UK since quitting the Royal Family more than one year ago, it also came just over a month after the Sussex’s bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey was aired.
Meghan Markle is also pregnant with their second child and this could further complicate travel arrangements for the Duke, who is now living in California.
A subsequent poll of more than 5,000 Express.co.uk readers has found the majority of people think Harry should not attend the event.
The online survey took place on May 1 from 10.17am-10pm and asked 5,554 Express.co.uk readers, “Should Prince Harry return to the UK for Princess Diana's statue unveiling?”Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Prince Harry should not attend a statue unveiling of Diana, according to a poll (Image: GETTY)
A young William and Harry sit next to their late mother (Image: GETTY)
A huge 80 percent (4,463) of respondents thought the Duke should not attend and voted “no”.
Just 19 percent (1,009) of participants believed he should go and voted “yes”.
Meanwhile, one percent (82) remained unsure and said they did not know.
A number of online readers let their opinions known in the comments section of the poll story.
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