But, Harry stood his ground and didn’t change his facial hair. Speaking to Tom, he said: “I mean, I refer to it as heir/spare but also older brother/younger brother, right? There’s a level of competition there.
“And again, writing this, I remembered that William had a beard himself and that Granny and other people, the ones to tell – told him that he had to shave it off.
“The difference for me, if there was a difference, but the difference for me was, as I explained to my grandmother, that this beard I’m still – that I’m still wearing, felt to me at the time like the new Harry.
“Right? As almost like a shield to my anxiety. That was the time of my life when I grew my beard.”