Transcript for Prince Harry Interview Under Fire for Candidness
Now to a big backlash for prince harry overnight. The 28-year-old under fire now for being so candid about life on the front lines in afghanistan. Lama hasan has been tracking the followout. Reporter:... See More
Now to a big backlash for prince harry overnight. The 28-year-old under fire now for being so candid about life on the front lines in afghanistan. Lama hasan has been tracking the followout. Reporter: First came the candor. Mow comes the backlash. This morning, there are new security fears for prince harry. The warrior prince now a high-value target for the taliban, after admitting he killed enemy fighters in afghanistan. Take a life to save a life. That's what we revolve around. If people are trying to harm our guys, we'll take them out of the game, I suppose. Reporter: Much of the controversy comes from his comments comparing flying a helicopter to a video game. I love playing x box. I like to think I'm useful with my thumbs. It's designed for the younger generation, put it that way. Reporter: On monday, the afghan government replied. Likening the fighter machine's weapons to computer games gives the taliban a propaganda victory. The taliban responded, calling him a coward and accused him of developing a mental problem in his four-month tour of duty. Now the plirince compares it to his games. He's supposed to be made of better things. The british press is panning the prince. One paper calling him a royal misfit. One telling him to guard his tongue and learn how to speak more like royalty. After stopping at a base in cypress to decompress and have a few beers, he's on his way home to face the music. Security officers are now scrambling to keep him safe,
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