Excerpts from Prince Harry’s memoir ‘Spare’, scheduled to hit bookstores worldwide on January 10, have racked up controversies with the Duke of Sussex revealing intimate details of the royal family. However, one passage from the book has landed the erstwhile prince into hot waters himself. Social media is calling Prince Harry “racist and violent” after the revelation that he has killed over 25 Afghans and feels neither satisfaction nor shame. In the book, the Prince wrote that the “insurgents” he killed were like pieces on a chessboard.
The full passage can be read below:
Social media users were deeply shocked by this revelation, and how little attention is being given in the media to these racist comments.