Prince Harry’s Novel, Spare Brings to Light Very Interesting Facts

There’s something magical about being privy to details about royal life and what happens behind closed doors. Everyone secretly wants to know what cake they ate at the wedding or how Prince Harry could have been labeled as ‘naughty’ when his life, especially as a teenager, was a little more colorful. As it turns out, royal or not – Prince Harry is actually down to earth and wants normal things out of life, and details from his novel, Spare, prove that!

Prince Harry’s Novel, Spare Brings to Light Very Interesting Facts

Neither Brother Blessed the Marriage

As it turns out, Prince Harry and his brother, Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, had one request for their father. After Princess Diana, the boys’ mother, King Charles III met Camilla and brought her into the royal family. William and Harry were delighted that their father was happy and was alright with her being around, but they asked him not to marry her – begged him, in fact. Although, in 2005, the couple had a small civil union ceremony.

Meghan Wore a Different Crown

In his novel, Spare, Princess Harry shares details of his family’s relationship with Meghan Markle and one detail he shares many might not have known before the book. At her wedding, Meghan was supposed to wear the crown Princess Diana wore, but after searching through a private collection alongside the late Queen Elizabeth II, she chose a different one. Harry mentions how the press twisted everything to turn it into a bigger drama than it was.

Megan Markle on her wedding day

Meghan and Harry Furnished From Ikea

In Spare, Prince Harry recalls how different his and Meghan’s cottage was, compared to his brother’s lavish home that he shared with Kate, the Princess of Wales, and their children. He mentions how they purchased lamps and discount furniture from Meghan’s credit card, as his card was controlled by his father, King Charles III.

Spare Paints King Charles III as Tender

Countless headlines and the TV show The Crown portrays King Charles III as not such a great father, and the public was inclined to believe so. However, stories in the book written by Prince Harry portray him as tender. It mentioned how he would refer to Harry as a ‘darling son’ and cared about what was happening in his life. He also showed gentleness and love toward Meghan, which was heartwarming!

As intriguing and juicy as the royal life may seem to all of us – there is one thing that Spare reminded us of — the royals, more or less, are regular people with regular dreams and hopes, just like Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who officially left the royal life for something a lot simpler and down-to-Earth.

Michael B. Jordan Met an Old Classmate at a ‘Creed III’ Event

Michael B. Jordan, 36 years old, was attending a fan screening of his most recent film, Creed III. While there, he saw a former classmate who had bullied him when he was younger, getting ready to interview him on the red carpet.

Michael B. Jordan Met an Old Classmate at a ‘Creed III’ Event

Was Michael B. Jordan a Corny Kid?

In an interview in The Morning Hustle, the actor said that the bully remembered him as being a corny kid, and they go back to Chad Science Academy in Newark. With his comment, Michael B. Jordan referred to an episode of The Undressing Room podcast from 2021. In the episode, podcast hosts Eva Marcille and Dominique da Diva discussed Lore’l’s relationship with model Lory Harvey, referring to him as a “nice, corny guy.”

In the same episode, she also mentioned that they made fun of the star actor because he has the same name as the legendary NBA player Michael Jordan. She said that they attended Chad Science School in Newark together, and they constantly made fun of him because his name was Michael Jordan. In addition, she also said that he would arrive at school with a headshot. They lived in Newark, and this was the hood. While she assured the actor during their red-carpet encounter that she was “misquoted,” adding that Michael B. Jordan was “k*lling it” out there.

Telling a Story in Creed III

In the movie Creed III, Michael B. Jordan reprises his role as Adonis Creed. He also makes his directional debut with this movie. Timing influenced his decision to assume the post of director. During a virtual Q&A back in October, he stated that he finally reached a point in his career where he wanted to tell a story, not just stand in front of a camera and execute someone else’s idea. Having a character he played twice before also helped. He thinks that this telling Adonis’ tale is a privilege.

Maturity also had a role in his choice. At the time, he told reporters that at the age of 35, he had a lot to say as a young guy, about his life experiences and how he could share a bit of himself with the world through these characters and the story of the movie Creed III.

In 2020, Time magazine recognized Jordan as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. In the same year, The New York Times placed him on its list of the top 25 actors of the 21st century, in 15th place overall. Also, Michael B. Jordan is a co-owner of AFC Bournemouth soccer club, which competes in the English Premier League.