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    Prince Harry Revealed What He Thinks Of "The Crown," And Why He Prefers It To The Tabloids

    "It's loosely based on the truth."

    If you're a fan of The Crown, you've likely wondered what the IRL royal family thinks of the Netflix show.

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    Well, thanks to Prince Harry's appearance on The Late Late Show with James Corden, we now have an idea of what at least one person thinks.

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    Although Prince Harry and Megan Markle's story won't be a plot line on The Crown, Harry's parents' relationship — aka Diana and Charles — was a huge part of Season 4.

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    "[The Crown] doesn't pretend to be news, it's fictional," Prince Harry told James. "It's loosely based on the truth. Of course, it's not strictly accurate – but loosely it gives you a rough idea about what that lifestyle is like, the pressures of putting duty and service above family and everything else."

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    "I'm way more comfortable with The Crown than I am seeing the stories written about my family, or my wife, or myself," he added. "Because [The Crown] is obviously fiction — take it how you will. But this is being reported on as fact because you're supposedly news? I have a real issue with that."

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    As for who Harry would love to be played by, he suggested Damian Lewis (although he did accidentally call him Daniel).

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    Yeah, I see it.

    Harry isn't the only royal who's commented on The Crown — Princess Anne said that she found early episodes of the show, "quite interesting."

    A young Princess Anne wearing a decorated pill box hat as she listens to someone speak
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    She doesn't still watch it, but did find it funny that Erin Doherty said it took two hours to re-create her hair — when it apparently took just 15 minutes in real life.

    Well, consider me royally intrigued!

    You can read more about Prince Harry's interview here.

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