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Did Prince Harry say ‘hello, granny’ before snorting a line of coke through a British banknote

Did Prince Harry say ‘hello, granny’ before snorting a line of coke through a British banknote? Wild rumour resurfaces as the Duke of Sussex opens up about cocaine use

A wild rumour about Prince Harry’s drug use has resurfaced ahead of the release of his tell-all memoir Spare. 

In the book, which was accidentally put on sale in Spain a week before its official launch on January 10, the Duke of Sussex sensationally admits to taking cocaine a ‘few’ times during his years as a ‘party prince’.

This revelation has sparked renewed interest in a long-standing rumour that Harry once said, ‘Hello, granny,’ before snorting a line of coke through a British banknote depicting his late grandmother Queen Elizabeth II’s portrait.

A wild rumour about Prince Harry’s drug use has resurfaced ahead of the release of his tell-all memoir Spare. (Pictured: Harry drinking at the Jubilee Block Party in Belize on March 2, 2012) 

The ‘hello granny’ rumour first surfaced in February 2019 in a blind item published by the popular gossip newsletter Popbitch.

‘Which third-generation royal unrolled a friend’s banknote when doing coke?’ it read.

‘They said, “Hello, granny!” to the Queen’s portrait before re-rolling it and hoofing their line.’

At the time, readers speculated the mystery royal in question was Harry, given his reputation for being the ‘wild child’ of the Royal Family.

Harry's admission in his memoir 'Spare' that he has taken cocaine a 'few' times has sparked renewed interest in a long-standing rumour he once said, 'Hello, granny,' before snorting a line of coke. British banknotes depict his late grandmother Queen Elizabeth II. (Pictured: Prince Harry partying at Guards Polo Club in Windsor on July 25, 2004)

Harry’s admission in his memoir ‘Spare’ that he has taken cocaine a ‘few’ times has sparked renewed interest in a long-standing rumour he once said, ‘Hello, granny,’ before snorting a line of coke. British banknotes depict his late grandmother Queen Elizabeth II. (Pictured: Prince Harry partying at Guards Polo Club in Windsor on July 25, 2004)

While the riddle officially remains unsolved, the revelations in Harry’s memoir certainly add to speculation he was the mystery snorter.

Harry admits in his book to snorting cocaine, recalling how he was offered a line at age 17 during a hunting weekend.

According to translations obtained by MailOnline and also reported by Sky News, he writes: ‘It wasn’t much fun, and it didn’t make me feel particularly happy the way the others seemed to, but it did make me feel different, and that was my main goal. To feel. To be different.’ 

While the riddle officially remains unsolved, the revelations in Harry's memoir certainly add to speculation he was the mystery snorter. (Pictured: Harry playing polo in 2002)

While the riddle officially remains unsolved, the revelations in Harry’s memoir certainly add to speculation he was the mystery snorter. (Pictured: Harry playing polo in 2002)

In his memoir, Harry also boasts of how he lied to palace officials when a newspaper claimed in 2002 to have obtained a photo of him taking cocaine.

He brags of dishonestly informing a senior courtier he had never taken the drug, leading the palace to deny it to the journalist.

Elsewhere, Harry describes smoking cigarettes and cannabis, as well as drinking at the Windsor Castle golf course while he was a student at Eton College.

In his memoir, Harry also boasts of how he lied to palace officials when a newspaper claimed in 2002 to have obtained a photo of him taking cocaine

In his memoir, Harry also boasts of how he lied to palace officials when a newspaper claimed in 2002 to have obtained a photo of him taking cocaine

He also discusses his use of psychedelic drugs like ayahuasca and magic mushrooms, recalling how they helped him cope with the trauma of his mother Princess Diana’s death in 1997.

Harry even described a 2016 incident where he took magic mushrooms at a party and began to hallucinate that a garbage bin was talking to him.

Tales of the duke’s exploits as a ‘party prince’ have been extensively reported over the years.

In February 2002, it was reported that King Charles, then the Prince of Wales, sent Harry to visit Featherstone Lodge Rehabilitation Centre in Peckham.

Harry also famously enjoyed a wild weekend in Las Vegas in 2012 when he was snapped in just a necklace while a naked girl hid behind him following a game of strip billiards in his VIP suite.

He also discusses his use of psychedelic drugs like ayahuasca and magic mushrooms, recalling how they helped him cope with the trauma of his mother Princess Diana's death in 1997. (Pictured: Prince Harry partying in Belize in 2012)

He also discusses his use of psychedelic drugs like ayahuasca and magic mushrooms, recalling how they helped him cope with the trauma of his mother Princess Diana’s death in 1997. (Pictured: Prince Harry partying in Belize in 2012)

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