Prince Harry caught on camera "snapping" at reporter amidst attack on British media

Publish Date
Friday, 4 October 2019, 4:12PM

Despite receiving positive coverage from their ten-day tour of Africa, it has been a difficult week for Prince Harry, who appears to have finally had enough of dealing with media.

Just hours before announcing he was launching legal action against Mail on Sunday while hitting out at the "ruthless" British media in a powerful statement, the Duke of Sussex was caught on camera snapping at a royal reporter in Malawi.

As the new dad was filmed getting into a car after a visit to the Mauwa Health Centre, which was part of his royal tour of Africa, Sky News reporter Rhiannon Mills could be heard trying to ask an unscheduled question.

Mills asks of his speech to a group of young people: "That short conversation, what did you hope to achieve through it?"

The 35-year-old royal, caught off guard, is heard retorting: "What? Ask them."

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But Mills persists: "Is that why it's important for you to come and talk to them?"

It's here that Harry clearly becomes frustrated with Mills and gestured for her to move away from him.

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A quick recap of The Duke’s visit to Malawi, where yesterday he got to see the scale of the work that goes on to protect wildlife and the natural environment, this morning visit a health centre providing community care. The Duke started the day yesterday by paying tribute to Guardsman Matthew Talbot who sadly passed away whilst conducting joint counter-poaching operations in with local park rangers. The Duke then joined a live demonstration of how the British Army, the government of Malawi, local rangers and @AfricanParksNetwork work on a day-to-day basis; conducting a live tracking scenario and the interception of poachers within the National Park. Finally, The Duke was able to unveil a plaque to welcome the Park as the latest member of the Queens Commonwealth Canopy (@queenscanopy). And this morning, The Duke visited the Mauwa Health Centre which is bring life-saving and essential care to this remote community. By making even basic medical supplies available, used and stored correctly in remote areas like this is life-saving. The work done by organisations around Africa to protect the natural environment is invaluable and The Duke passionately believes we need to recognise and support the local communities dedicating their lives, sometimes risking their lives, to protect the world’s most incredible animals and habitats. #RoyalVisitMalawi Video ©️ SussexRoyal

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As he got in the car, he can be heard snapping: "Rhiannon, don't behave like this."

The confrontation took place hours before the prince released a statement accused the media of waging a "relentless propaganda" campaign against his wife, saying he fears her treatment could mean she suffers the same fate as his late mother.