Jane Fryer: Diana’s ‘naughty’ parenting may be why Harry went off the rails

By Jane Fryer of the Daily Mail

For years, we’ve watched as Prince Harry has tried (and often failed) to square his royal duties and responsibilities with the seemingly relentless pursuit of fun and excitement.

It now seems that Diana might, inadvertently, be to blame.

“She was one of the naughtiest parents. She would come and watch us play football and, you know, smuggle sweets into our socks,” he says. “One of her mottos to me was: ‘You can be as naughty as you want – just don’t get caught!’.”

Which is all very well when applied to illicit sweets, practical jokes and secret incognito trips out of Kensington Palace for a burger or to the cinema.

But it works less well for a rudderless and reckless teenager for whom ‘naughtiness’ constitutes under-age drinking, cannabis

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