An army veteran has hit out at Prince Harry, saying his claims about how many Taliban he killed “borders on grotesque”.
Speaking to GB News, Robert Clarke said: “He’s gone too far, absolutely. Harry making these incredibly intimate Revelations is a step too far.
“Many people I've spoken to over the last 36 hours can't quite understand the motivation behind this. And I think it really sort of speaks to the state of mind that Harry's been under for the last 12 months.
Prince Harry has claimed he killed 25 members of the Taliban John Stillwell
“It was mentioned how the book was initially potentially going to be pulled last Summer when he came back to visit the Queen for the Jubilee celebrations. Well, it's a shame that nobody really in his circle advised him to do that.
“The fact that this has gone ahead, and he chose to keep those incredibly intimate details in, highlights the sort of the state of his mental health and the pressures he is going through. It is potentially some sort of inferiority complex he feels with his service, and his time in the military."
Mr Clarke also said it was rarely possible to be able to say how many people you’ve killed in battle anyway.
Army veteran Robert Clarke made the comments on GB News GB News
“There will be a definite uncertainty as to those details,” he said during an interview on GB News Breakfast.
“I mean, there was a widely held speculation within the military that he would have killed enemy fighters as an Apache gunner. But to have a particular number set is speculation. The need to reveal it in such detail to the world is bordering on grotesque, to be perfectly honest.”