"I was very interested to hear Harry say in evidence to a court that he still regards the U.K. as his home and that it is central to the heritage of his children," royal expert Jennie Bond told an outlet.
"This is the clearest indication we’ve had that the prince has not turned his back on his home country once and for all," Bond noted.
Although the Duke of Sussex is currently based in Montecito, Calif., the commentator sees his words as a sign that he might return to England.
"Indeed, it sounds as life in the U.S.A. is not necessarily permanent," Bond explained. "It tells us that he does indeed miss aspects of his previous life and that he does want his children to understand the world they were born into."
"But I don’t think it proves he’s uncomfortable with his life in California. He believes this is the best place for his wife and family for now," Bond shared. "He has a measure of freedom and relaxed lifestyle that would be hard to replicate over here at the moment."
"So he does indeed have to make the best of it, but I don’t honestly believe that’s too hard for him as things stand," she continued. "There is one heck of a lot of awkwardness in the offing when, and if, he sees his U.K. family again."
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"It was with great sadness for both of us that my wife and I felt forced to step back from this role and leave the country in 2020. The U.K. is my home," Harry said in a Thursday, December 7, witness statement.
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"That cannot happen if it’s not possible to keep them safe when they are on U.K. soil. I cannot put my wife in danger like that and, given my experiences in life, I am reluctant to unnecessarily put myself in harm’s way too," he added.
Bond spoke to OK! U.K.