Prince Harry Tells ABC's Bob Woodruff 'Nice Try' on Bachelor Party Secrets

Palace announces that Prince William will not wear a wedding ring.

ByABC News
March 31, 2011, 8:53 AM

March 31, 2011— -- Prince Harry has plenty of nice things to say about the upcoming wedding of his brother and Kate Middleton, but he won't say a word about that bachelor party.

"I'm not going to talk about that," the prince told ABC News' Bob Woodruff during an exclusive interview in Svalbard, Norway, for "Good Morning America." The prince is there on a partial trek to the North Pole with wounded veterans.

The two went on to talk about the royal wedding, Prince Charles' involvement in the selection of the music for the wedding and Prince Harry's upcoming training to pilot Apache attack helicopters. As the interview concluded, however, the prince said with a laugh to Woodwruff, "Nice, try getting me to talk about the stag weekend. That was never going to happen."

The young prince marveled, however, about the upcoming nuptials.

"It's a big deal. It's not just a normal wedding," said Prince Harry. "It's a really big decision for him to bring Kate into the family."

The royal wedding planners continue to have surprises. The palace officials said today that Prince William will not wear a wedding ring after the ceremony. The palace spokesman said Middleton, however, will wear a ring. It will be made of Welsh gold.

Harry, who will be William's best man at the April 29 wedding, said he hasn't started working on his speech yet.

"I am doing the speech along with a couple of his friends, so I will take the mickey out of him. I will have a few stories," he said. "I think my grandmother will be there so I have to be selective, as one might say."

The also prince would not say who he was taking to the wedding. When asked who he was inviting, he responded: "It's not my wedding, I'm just going to be there."

The prince said he is looking forward to having Middleton in the family, noting he had always wanted another sibling. "A younger brother or sister wouldn't have been nicer, but to have a big sister is very, very nice," he said.

"She's a fantastic girl, she really is, my brother is very lucky," said Harry. "She's very lucky to find my brother. The two of them are a classic match."

He said he hopes his mother, Princess Diana, would be proud of his brother. "We all thought that it was never going to happen for him. But it has happened and everyone is really proud of him," Harry said.

Prince Charles is "over the moon" about the wedding, according to his youngest son. Harry said his father is helping a lot with preparations for the wedding, even picking the processional music.