The Duke of Sussex said he felt “very embarrassed” after wearing a Nazi uniform to a private party, calling it “one of the biggest mistakes” of his life.
Harry caused outrage in 2005 when he donned a soldier’s uniform complete with swastikas to a fancy dress party.
The Duke addressed the incident on the third episode of Harry & Meghan, the explosive documentary that aired on Netflix on Thursday morning.
“It was probably one of the biggest mistakes of my life,” said Harry.
“I felt very embarrassed afterwards. All I want to do is make it right.”
He added: “I could have ignored it and probably made the same mistakes over and over again in my life.
“But I learned from that.”
Harry, then 20 years old, was pictured holding a drink and a cigarette while wearing the costume.
Clarence House issued a response saying Harry has apologized for any offense or embarrassment caused.
Harry was widely condemned in 2009 after being caught on film calling a former Army colleague “our little Paki friend”.
The Duke’s latest comments on the incident come as he discusses unconscious bias within the royal family.
The third episode deals with when Princess Michael of Kent wore a Blackamoor style brooch to an event the Duchess of Sussex attended in 2017.
“In this family, sometimes you are part of the problem rather than part of the solution,” said Harry. There is a huge degree of unconscious bias.
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“The unconscious bias thing, it’s really no one’s fault. But once it’s been pointed out, or defined in yourself, you need to get it right.
“It is education. That is awareness. It’s a constant work of progress for everyone, myself included.”
https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/harry-says-wearing-nazi-uniform-was-one-of-the-biggest-mistakes-of-his-life-42204970.html Harry says wearing a Nazi uniform was ‘one of the biggest mistakes’ of his life