Paul Burrell has attacked Prince Harry once more, alleging he has ‘gone off the rails’ and wishing similarities to Princess Diana would end.
The former royal butler, 63, worked for Diana for a decade before her death and has already expressed his displeasure with Harry’s recent decisions.
He has now spoken out once more after it was reported that Harry and his bride Meghan Markle were involved in a ‘almost disastrous’ vehicle chase after being pursued by photographers.
The reports surfaced after the couple attended an awards ceremony in New York City on Tuesday, but their version of events has been called into question by the New York Police Department, which stated that while photographers made the transportation ‘challenging’, there were ‘no reported collisions, summonses, injuries, or arrests.’
Paul didn’t hold back when he appeared on Good Morning Britain on Thursday to discuss the incident.
‘I’m having trouble computing all the different assertions,’ he said.
‘I think this is a case of recollections may very.’
He then added he thought the incident had been ‘hyped up’ and labelled it a ‘celebrity storm in a teacup’.
When asked if he had lately talked to Harry, Paul confessed that they had not, but that he still ‘loved and cared’ about Princes Harry and William.
He did, however, state that he felt Harry had “gone off the rails.”
‘I wish he wouldn’t keep making comparisons to what’s happened to him and Meghan to Diana, because this car chase through Manhattan wasn’t in any way, shape or form, linked to Diana’s death in Paris,’ he continued.
‘Princess Diana was avoiding the press on the night she died.
‘Meghan and Harry were actually courting the press.’
Later in the segment Paul said he believed that as non-working royals it was up to the couple to pay for their own security that would ‘keep them out of this mess’.
He added: ‘Why are they always in a situation creating a drama?’
Earlier this year, Paul got himself in hot water after calling Harry a “hypocrite.”
When chatting on Lorraine before of the release of Harry’s biography Spare, Paul speculated on whether Harry would attend the coronation.
‘How can he possibly be sat in a House of God in Westminster Abbey where his mother’s funeral was to watch his father be crowned king,’ he said.
‘It seems a little hypocritical to me when what he’s been doing recently is dismantle the monarchy, not build it.’
However, his remarks enraged many people, who said that Paul’s continuous mention of the royal family didn’t make him any better.
Good Morning Britain airs weekdays from 6am on ITV.