When Prince Harry was in his 20s and 30s, he had a variety of romantic dates and girlfriends. Most of them remain very secretive about what happened during their relationship with Harry, but a royal expert claims that one of his exes, Cressida Bonas, has nothing nice to say about the prince.
Prince Harry dated Cressida Bonas for 2 years
Harry met Bonas through his cousin Princess Eugenie.
Bonas is an actor of noble background. His mother was Lady Mary-Gaye Curzon, the daughter of an English earl. The Curzons have been part of the British aristocracy for centuries. Meanwhile, Bonas’ father is Jeffrey Bonas, whose family owns a textile factory. Jeffrey is also the chairman of clothing store MacCulloch & Wallis.
Harry and Bonas dated from 2012 to 2014. They reportedly broke up because he didn’t want the attention that would come from dating a royal.
“In 2014, she was said to be ‘absolutely terrified’ after watching TV coverage of William and Kate traveling around New Zealand with baby George in tow,” writes author Robert Lacey in the book. Civil War. “That’s not the way she wants to enjoy her eight-month-old son, she regretfully explained to Harry.”
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In Civil War, Lacey claims that Bonas didn’t say anything nice about some of Harry’s alleged behavior.
“Nevertheless, Cressida Bonas, her last serious boyfriend before Meghan Markle, feels she is a broken, self-obsessed young man,” Lacey wrote.
The author also references a quote he shares on social media, saying, “’No matter how educated, talented, rich or cool you believe,’ he posted enigmatically on his Instagram page, ‘how do you treat people in the end? tell everything. ‘”
Lacey added, “He complained to his friends that Harry had a neurosis about the media. He would ramble on and complain about the paparazzi hiding in places that obviously weren’t there, he said.
Prince Harry and Cressida Bonas are now married to different people
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Even though Harry and Bonas’ relationship doesn’t work out, they both seem to have found a happy ending with someone else.
Harry, as many fans know, is married to Meghan, Duchess of Sussex. Meghan is a famous American actor starring in the show Settings. Harry and Meghan met in 2016 through a mutual friend. Then, they got married in 2018—and Bonas attended their wedding.
In 2020, Harry and Meghan decided to step down as senior royals. They moved to California and now work in philanthropy and entertainment. The couple also raise two children: Archie (born 2019) and Lilibet (born 2021).
After breaking up with Harry, Bonas rekindles his romance with ex-college girlfriend Harry Wentworth-Stanley. Wentworth-Stanley was a property investor and was linked to a noble family. The couple got married in 2020.