It’s time to revisit the interview of Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex that launched many memes. An interview the 37-year-old gave almost 10 years ago just won’t miss it. Why did it go viral? Because he left suddenly, broke his microphone and ran. Now chefs Jose Andres are approving it in their profiles for Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex on TIME’s 100 Most Influential People of 2021.
Prince Harry gave an interview in Afghanistan, but shortened it to respond to emergency
Harry sat down for an interview in 2013 to discuss military life. The then-28-year-old was an Apache helicopter gunner.
In the midst of talking about life in the military, Harry is interrupted by someone off-screen. He was seen saying something before he came into action. Harry stood up and quickly removed his microphone before running after his fellow soldiers, in what appeared to be an emergency (watch the full clip) youtube)
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Harry’s birthday is September 15, 2021. Time The magazine announced its 2021 list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex topped the issue’s “icons” list and appeared on the cover after being photographed at their home in Montecito, Calif. Chef Jose Andres wrote a brief profile of the couple, starting with details from Harry’s 2013 interview.
“There’s a famous TV interview of Harry, Duke of Sussex, when he was an Apache helicopter gunner a few years ago. He’s sitting close to an airfield in Afghanistan, commenting on some royal news, when there’s an explosion and the troops A group scuffles behind him,” wrote Andres. “In one swift motion, he stands up, turns off his microphone and rushes to action.”
The founder of World Central Kitchen said Meghan is inspired by a “similar sense of urgency”. According to Andrés, “it would be safer to enjoy their good fortune and remain silent” but not what they do or “who they are.” They “turn compassion into shoes on the ground,” “give a voice to the idiots,” and “take risks to help communities in need.”
“In a world where everyone has an opinion about people they don’t know, the Duke and Duchess show compassion for those they don’t know,” he said. “They don’t just think. They run towards conflict.”
Prince Harry spent 10 years in the British Army
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During his 10 years in the military, Harry spent 10 weeks on the frontline in Helmand, Afghanistan, from late 2007 to early 2008. However, his tour with the British Army was cut short after a news outlet revealed his location.
The Duke of Sussex went home – Prince Charles and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge picked him up at the airport – but later returned to Afghanistan once again before leaving the army in 2015.
Harry stepped down from his honorary military appointments after stepping down as a senior working royal in 2020.