Prince Harry was prank-called by 2 YouTubers pretending to be Greta Thunberg, and they got him to open up about 'Megxit,' Trump, and Prince Andrew

  • Prince Harry spoke about "Megxit" and Donald Trump in a phone call with two Russian YouTubers who pretended to be Greta Thunberg and her father.
  • An audio recording from the call, which appears to have been deleted from the Vovan222prank YouTube channel, was obtained by both The Sun and the Daily Mail. 
  • "You forget, I was in the military for 10 years so I'm more normal than my family would like to believe," Harry said when asked about post-royal life.
  • He also said he and Meghan Markle are "completely separate from the majority of my family" when asked about Prince Andrew," and suggested that Trump has "blood on his hands."
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The Duke of Sussex opened up about "Megxit" and Prince Andrew in a phone call with two Russian pranksters who posed as Greta Thunberg and her father, Svante.

Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexey Stolyarov — who also previously posed as Thunberg in a call with Bernie Sanders — got Harry to speak about his relationship with the royal family since stepping down.

The original recording was released alongside an animation of Harry on the pair's YouTube channel, Vovan222prank, but appears to have since been deleted. However, recordings of two separate calls between Harry and the pranksters were obtained by The Sun and the Daily Mail.

Greta Thunberg and her father Svante.
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"I can assure you, marrying a prince or princess is not all it's made out to be. But sometimes the right decision isn't always the easy one," Harry said when asked about "Megxit."

"And this decision certainly wasn't the easy one but it was the right decision for our family, the right decision to be able to protect my son.

"And I think there's a hell of a lot of people around the world that can identify and respect us for putting our family first.

"But, yeah, it's a tricky one, but we will start a new life," he added. 

'We are completely separate from the majority of my family'

Harry also said that "normal life" is "much better" than royal life. 

"You forget, I was in the military for 10 years so I'm more normal than my family would like to believe," he said.

The prince also opened up about Prince Andrew for the first time since his uncle stepped down from royal duties due to his involvement in the Jeffrey Epstein scandal.

Prince Andrew in 2012.
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"I have very little to say on that. But whatever he has done or hasn't done, is completely separate from me and my wife," Harry said.

"We operate in a way of inclusivity and we are focusing on community. And so we are completely separate from the majority of my family."

President Trump has 'blood on his hands' according to Harry

The duke also said US President Donald Trump has "blood on his hands" in a leaked snippet from the call.

"Certain presidents around the world are driving completely the wrong agenda," Harry said.

Donald Trump, the Queen, and Prince Harry at Buckingham Palace.
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"I don't mind saying this to you guys, the mere fact that Donald Trump is pushing the coal industry is so big in America, he has blood on his hands.

"Because the effect that has on the climate, and the island nations far, far away. And again, out of sight, out of mind," he added. 

"But Trump will want to meet you to make him look better, but he won't want to have a discussion about climate change with you because you will outsmart him."

Buckingham Palace did not immediately respond to Insider's request for comment.

Harry appeared to avoid the US President in photos from Trump's visit to Buckingham Palace last summer.

The Queen hosted lunch for Trump during his state visit in June — an appearance which came just days after he called Meghan Markle "nasty" in an interview with a British tabloid. 

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