"I do think this is a moment when real progress can be made in bridging the gap between Harry and the rest of the royals. We will have to wait and see whether they seize that opportunity or are simply unwilling to budge," he continued.
"Both sides are pretty well entrenched at this stage," Andersen shared. "There’s a lot of bad blood. … These people are rather pig-headed, very strong-willed and not inclined to compromise. But, then again, Harry will … certainly want to lend his support to the king in any way you can."
The speed at which the Duke of Sussex booked a flight to London highlights a shift in their familial dynamic.
"Could this be the start of a reconciliation?" he said. "That would be stretching theories too far, but Charles wants Harry back."
Commentator Hilary Fordwich shared a similar sentiment to Andersen.
"Reconciliation, at least from King Charles, is possible," the executive noted. "He is a loving father and has expressed sorrow regarding their relationship. William is another matter entirely. From what we know, William will most certainly put duty above everything else. … He has been tutored his entire life for this role."
"His father personally telephoned him to inform him of his cancer diagnosis, [and] Harry jumped on the overnight flight from Los Angeles," Nicholl said in an interview, adding Harry "came straight to Clarence House for what we understand was a brief meeting with his father."
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"One could only imagine that it would have been an emotional reunion," Nicholl speculated. "Because they haven't seen each other since the King's coronation, and then they didn't get to spend very much time together at all."
According to the writer, Charles "desperately wants to reconcile with Harry" after years of tension.
"The king would have been hugely relieved and comforted by the fact that Harry flew over," Nicholl shared, explaining that the gathering was most likely "emotional and probably quite difficult for both of them."
Experts spoke to Fox News Digital.