Prince Harry addresses nudity scandal after five months

He opened up about the incident, saying, "I let my family down, I let other people down"

By Prachi Gupta
January 23, 2013 2:49AM (UTC)
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Prince Harry, third in line for the throne of England and the first to fall in a string of Royal Family scandals last year, spoke candidly for the first time about the pictures published of him naked in a Las Vegas hotel five months ago. He admitted that "I let my family down, I let other people down," but maintained that the media should never have exploited the opportunity. "At the end of the day I was in a private area and there should be a certain amount of privacy one should expect," he said.  The prince, who is currently stationed in Aghanistan, added, "It was letting off steam, it's all understandable, you're going out to Aghanistan, well, the papers knew I was going out to Afghan anyway, so the way I was treated from them, I didn't think was acceptable."

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