Speculation over Prince Harry attending Princess Diana statue unveiling

Speculation surrounds whether Prince Harry will be in the UK for the unveiling of his mum’s statue this summer.

The statue of the late Princess Diana is due to be erected at Kensington Palace on July 1.

Though it was expected both Prince William and Prince Harry would attend, there are now doubts Harry will attend after his controversial claims about the royal family.

Royal commentator Charlie Rae spoke to TalkRadio’s Kevin O’Sullivan about the concerns, Birmingham Live reports.

Mr Rae thought Prince Charles and Prince William would put aside their differences with Prince Harry for the occasion.

He said: “The unveiling of the Princess Diana statue is something he needs to come back for.

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“This has taken a long time to get this project off the ground.

“Both William and Harry have pledged to be there.

“Harry said he felt trauma coming back for Prince Philip’s funeral, well he is going to feel more trauma because he is continuing to criticise his own family.

Diana, Princess of Wales with her son Prince Harry – 2 years before the crash which took her life.

“It will be very interesting to see the reception he will get.

“I am sure he will get a good reception, I mean that genuinely, from Prince William and Charles.

“This is because they are doing something special and both of them are going to make their own speeches.”