Prince Harry is leaving the army after he makes a move to Australia, according to sources. And although the Palace is still hammering out the final details, the Evening Standard reports that the young Prince has made a decision to quit the armed forces to pursue other interests.
The plan to change to a new career comes after the 30-year-old’s completion of two tours in Afghanistan. Among Prince Harry’s interests are conservation and wildlife. He also wants to help those in the Army who have been injured.
However, before he exits the military, the Prince will work in Australia. Prince Charles will celebrate the 100th anniversary of Anzac Day dawn service at Gallipoli with his son as well.
“The Prince thought long and hard about his decision to leave active military service but, having served his country on two tours of duty, he felt the time was right to leave. He has loved his time serving,” said a source.
As to the timeline, the Palace has not yet revealed precisely when Prince Harry will formally resign, said the source.
“Officials are still working on the precise timings but he will leave the military this year after serving Down Under. Before that he will travel to both countries and be based there and is very much looking forward to that.”
And although his work on the front line in Afghanistan is a long way both emotionally and physically from life in Hollywood, rumors have been circulating that Prince Harry has made time to date actress Emma Watson, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Not so, tweeted Emma tartly.
“WORLD Remember that little talk we had about not believing everything written in the media?! also….. marrying a Prince not a prerequisite for being a Princess…. – Courtesy of Alfonso Cuaron (see ‘A Little Princess’ video below).”
As for Prince Harry? Rumors that he initiated the contact with an email saying he wanted to get to know her and with an invite to enjoy time with him were also shot down.
But that’s not to say that Emma hasn’t had the privilege of rubbing shoulders with royalty. She met Prince Charles and even went to a cancer charity event hosted by Prince William.
And it also appears that neither Emma nor Prince Harry has much time for long-distance romances. While Harry is busy with the Army and plans for life after the military, Emma is working on her HeForShe campaign as the Inquisitr reported.
In addition, as an official (or unofficial) Hogwarts graduate, she’s moved onto films for an adult audience, including The Bling Ring and Noah.
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