Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton has vowed to support her brother-in-law Prince Harry through his naked photo scandal.
The duchess has a close bond with Harry and told her husband Prince William they should pledge their full support to him following the incident, which saw him pictured nude following a game of 'strip billiards' in his Las Vegas hotel suite.
"William called Harry straight away and gave him a bit of a telling off. But Kate pointed out he had already been through the ringer and deserved their sympathy," contactmusic.com quoted a source as saying.
"She's promised to support him as much as possible and offered to help him come up with a recovery plan to get his public image back on track," the source added.
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Prince Harry kissed a blonde at Vegas party?
A blonde girl who partied out with Prince Harry in Las Vegas, has claimed that she spent 15-20 minutes kissing the naked royal in his hotel bedroom.
British-born Carrie Reichert reportedly had been handpicked with nine other girls to join Harry in his penthouse suite, but soon the royal heart-throb led her away, so that they could be together.
“We kissed, he was naked at the time, and pretty open. It was a drunken fumble. It wasn’t romantic, just fun,” the Mirror quoted Reichert as saying.
“He was a gentleman, but he was so wasted. The alcohol affected him. I was there for 15 to 20 minutes,” she said.
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The 32-year-old beautician is the only one to have come forward to share her side of story of what happened on the now-infamous night when Harry, 27, was caught on camera frolicking naked with a girl after a game of “strip billiards.”
Reichert said that she took off her dress to reveal her bikini and kissed him.
“We both walked back together, and he grabbed my hand and walked back toward his bedroom. I found my way back there with him,” she said.
They then did, what she described, as a “drunken fumble.”
“We kissed for 15 to 20 minutes. I am sure somebody stumbled in as there were people going in and out of rooms all the time. We kissed again and he said ‘That was great,’” Reichert revealed.
“He told me I was beautiful and gorgeous, which was sweet. Then we kind of nonchalantly returned to the party and kept drinking. We went back into the living area and I assumed people knew but everyone acted like nothing happened.
“A little bit after some girls passed out on seats, and I felt I needed to go back to my room so I did,” she added.
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Prince Harry’s bare-assed antics sets off stripping trend in Las Vegas
Since Prince Harry’s naked “pool party” at the Las Vegas hotspot, inquiries about the nightclub has shot up by 30 percent in the past week. In scenes reminiscent of hit film The Hangover, the 27-year-old royal reportedly racked up a bill of £30,000, as he partied in a luxurious eight-room suite with his two friends.
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Prince Harry dumped by girlfriend, offered $10 mn for porn film
Prince Harry's new model girlfriend Cressida Bonas is reportedly "humiliated" by the recently revealed pictures of him enjoying the company of a young blonde in his Las Vegas hotel room. According to sources, the couple has not split up but the 23-year-old Leeds University graduate, who saw the pictures of the naked royal on the internet, has hinted that she wants some time out, the Daily Mail reported.
Their friends have said that their romance has hit a rough patch following the Las Vegas trip, but the couple is hoping to get back together before too long. JILTED
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Prince Harry deactivates personal Facebook page
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Prince Harry has deactivated hisFacebook page amidst fear that fresh images could emerge in the wake of his nude "strip pool" antics in Las Vegas, according to a media report on Sunday. The 27-year-old prince, believed to be a huge fan of the social networking site, had been using the pseudonym 'Spike Wells'. PRINCE GOES OFFLINE
Prince Harry resumes royal duties post LA nude scandal
Prince Harry will return to “business as usual” this week as he attempts to shake off the furore after naked pictures emerged of him during his infamous Las Vegas holiday. The Prince, who is an ambassador for the Team GB Paralympics squad, will attend a series of Paralympic Games events over the coming weeks before returning to his job as an Army helicopter pilot. BACK TO NORMAL?
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