Prince Harry cannot see himself returning as full-time royal family member

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Prince Harry has revealed whether he sees himself returning as a full-time royal family member.

In a preview for his 60 Minutes interview with Anderson Cooper, which is airing on Sunday, the Duke of Sussex was asked whether he could see a day when he would return as a full-time member of the British royal family.

Harry simply replied, "No."

Elsewhere in his interview for the CBS programme, the prince addressed criticism he and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex had received over their decision to speak publicly about their exit from the royal family in early 2020.

"Every single time I've tried to do it privately there have been briefings and leakings (sic) and planting of stories against me and my wife," he revealed. "You know, the family motto is never complain, never explain, but it's just a motto."

He claimed that the royal family insidiously communicates with the public by organising for their press offices to "feed or have a conversation with" news correspondents - relaying messages without the royal figurehead appearing to have said a word personally.

"That correspondent will literally be spoon-fed information and write the story. And at the bottom of it they will say that they've reached out to Buckingham Palace for comment," Harry explained. "But the whole story is Buckingham Palace commenting. So when we're being told for the last six years, 'We can't put a statement out to protect you.' But you do it for other members of the family."

Harry made similar allegations in his Netflix docuseries Harry & Meghan, which was released in December.