The Duchess Diary: Prince Harry Talks Royal Baby (VIDEO)

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Prince Harry opened up about Prince William and Kate Middleton’s baby news this week, in a rare press conference held in Afghanistan.

The 28-year-old Harry said, “Obviously I’m thrilled for both of them . . . it’s about time.”

In all seriousness, the prince, who has been serving overseas in the Apache helicopter division since September, said privacy is priority when it comes to the Duchess of Cambridge and the future royal bundle of joy.

“I literally am very, very happy for them, but I just only hope that she and him — but mainly Catherine — hopefully that she gets the necessary protection to allow her as a mother-to-be to enjoy the privacy that that comes with. I seriously hope that’s going to able to happen.”

On Jan. 23, Prince Harry touched down in Britain after some four long months in the war zone. The royal uncle-to-be reportedly told the media that he was “longing to see my brother and sister-in-law.

Be sure to check out this week’s Duchess Diary, with Socialite Life editor Kelly Lynch, for much more on Prince Harry. Plus — a celebration of Catherine’s hats and fascinators through the years.

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