People Are Labeling Prince William A "Violent Bully" On The News That He Allegedly "Attacked" Harry In 2019

    William reportedly called Meghan Markle "difficult," "rude," and "abrasive" before physically attacking his younger brother.

    Prince Harry says Prince William physically attacked him in 2019 in his London home after coming over to discuss "the whole rolling catastrophe" of their bitter relationship.

    Profile view of Harry and William

    The Guardian dropped the bombshell story Wednesday night after obtaining a copy of Prince Harry's memoir, Spare, which is set to be released next Tuesday.

    Book cover of Spare, showing a close-up of Harry's face

    After arriving "piping hot" at Nottingham Cottage, where Harry was living, William called Meghan Markle "difficult," "rude," and "abrasive," Harry writes.

    Harry says that he and his brother then got into a shouting match before William "grabbed [him] by the collar, ripping [his] necklace, and ... knocked [him] to the floor."

    William in a suit and tie

    Harry landed on a dog bowl, which cracked beneath him and cut into his back.

    Harry in a long-sleeved shirt

    He writes that William encouraged him to fight back, although Harry says he refused to do so. William then left twice, returning to apologize and to suggest that Harry did not "need to tell Meg about this."

    Harry and William wearing military badges and medals

    Harry ultimately told his wife what had happened after she asked about the "scrapes and bruises" on his back.

    Harry and Meghan Markle

    Harry writes that Meghan "wasn't that surprised, and wasn't all that angry" — but, rather, "terribly sad."

    Meghan Markle

    Reaction to the story was swift, with many people labeling William a "bully" and some saying he's unfit to be king.

    Prince William is a bully, he’s going to get that spot light he wanted.

    Twitter: @JaJaFaRah1

    See! Prince William has always been a bully. Let no one ever forget! #PrinceWilliamIsABully

    Twitter: @Yejinshand1

    Prince William is a violent bully! #Princewilliamisabully

    Twitter: @Jmarie0407

    Now we know. The Prince of Wales is an abusive bully. #SparebyPrinceHarry #HarryandMeghan #PrinceWilliam

    Twitter: @nncgibson

    😠😡 Prince William is not fit to be King or Prince of Wales for that matter! #RacistRoyalFamily #AbolishTheMonarchy #Spare

    Twitter: @SussexReign

    Neither William nor Harry has responded to the Guardian story, but we'll let you know if and when they do.