GMB’s Ben Shephard slams Prince Harry for criticising Charles and says he’s been a parent ‘for five minutes’

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Good Morning Britain presenter Ben Shephard hit out at Prince Harry after his most recent revealing interview.

Harry appeared on Dex Shepherd's Armchair Expert podcast where he spoke about his mental health and described his life in the royal family as "a mix between The Truman Show and being in a zoo”.

The Duke of Sussex also explained that he uprooted his life and moved to the US with wife Meghan Markle and their son Archie to "break the cycle" of "pain and suffering" that's been passed down in his family.

The 36 year old, who is expecting his second child, a baby girl, with Meghan, was asked if he would raise his two kids in the "opposite direction" of how his own father Prince Charles, 72, brought him up during the intimate chat.

"Isn't life about breaking the cycle?" the royal responded before insisting there's no need to "blame anyone" but he himself has "experienced some form of pain or suffering because of the pain or suffering that perhaps my father or my parents had suffered."

Prince Harry vowed to "break that cycle so that I don't pass it on, basically."

Commenting on the interview on Friday morning’s GMB, Ben hit out at Harry for "pointing the finger" at his father Charles, just weeks after Prince Philip’s funeral.

Discussing the revealing interview, Ben’s co-host Kate Garraway said that she thought Harry had "put the cat among the pigeons".

She said: "It's a strange one isn't it? Do you know the one thing that I've heard most of all – a young dad. A young dad trying to do the best for his family and feeling pain themselves, feeling pain that you can see he's gone through with his family.

"And doing that thing you do when you're a young dad, going, 'I'm not going to do the same as my parents, I'm going to do things differently.' And I just wonder what it would be like to talk to him in five years time."

However, Ben was more critical of Harry as he said: "And look back and think about what he's done. I mean, when you start with, 'I don't want to point the finger' and then immediately points the finger! It's a really…"

Kate interjected: "Does he mean to point the finger though? I don't know that he is doing it intentionally. The repercussions would be that it's certainly seen as that as Prince Charles.

"Because you're going to think, 'Hang on, I did my best, I what what I thought was right – just as you're saying you are doing what you think is right.'"

Ben pointed out: "But we've all been there as young parents. ‘What am I going to do? I'm going to take the best bits that my parents did and take the bits that I didn't quite enjoy as much as a kid growing up.'

"But then you get down the line 10 or 15 years later and you put your hands up and say, 'Goodness me, I can see why you did the best you did'. And you have more respect."

He added of Harry: "He's been a parent for five minutes, what's he doing talking about being a parent, telling people – that's the thing I find really, really difficult.

"The thing we really liked about Harry was that he was so normal and down to earth and there's something that has happened. His father buried his own father just a few weeks ago! I can't imagine how impossibly difficult that has been for the whole family."

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