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Prince Harry Reveals How He Found Out About His Mother Princess Diana’s Death | “I Couldn’t Believe It”
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Prince Harry Reveals How He Found Out About His Mother Princess Diana’s Death | “I Couldn’t Believe It”

"Never shed a single tear at that point. I was in shock, you know?" the Duke of Sussex shared in a new interview.

Cover Image Source: Getty Images | Photo by Hulton Archive | Ian Gavan

Prince Harry was 12 when his mother, Princess Diana, was killed in a fatal car crash in Paris as the paparazzi were chasing her car. The infamous incident left an indelible mark on the Duke of Sussex who recalls how mourning for his mother’s passing was a tumultuous event for him to experience as a 12-year-old boy.

It was August 1997 and he was at Balmoral Castle in Scotland with other members of the royal family, Harry shares in his memoir Spare. In an interview with Anderson Cooper for 60 Minutes, the father-of-two revealed how he came to know about the passing of his mother and participated in the funeral with a dilemma within, reports CBS News.

Image Source: Getty Images | Hulton Archive
Image Source: Getty Images | Hulton Archive

Describing what unfolded after his mother’s death, Harry recalled the moment his father, Prince Charles, came up to him. He woke him up and informed him about the passing away of his beloved mother, he said.