Prince Harry hates selfies

Britain's Prince Harry declined a young woman's request for a selfie because he is "anti" the pictures.

Prince Harry hates selfies

Britain's Prince Harry is "anti-selfie".

The 31-year-old royal declined a young woman's request to pose for a picture she would take herself when they met in South Africa.

Harry - who had just presented Desmond Tutu with the Order of the Companion of Honour in South Africa - told the member of the retired Archbishop's entourage: "I'm afraid I'm anti-selfie."

This is not the first time Harry has declined to be in a selfie, though he is happy to have his picture taken.

Earlier this year, a teenage girl in Australia leant over crowd barriers to ask for one of the photos, but the prince replied: "No, I hate selfies. Seriously, you need to get out of it. I know you're young, but selfies are bad.

"Just take a normal photograph."

However, in Estonia last year he did compile with a blonde female well-wisher's request for a selfie.

Meanwhile, Harry's brother and sister-in-law, Prince William and Duchess Catherine, previously posed for selfies when they visited Sydney, Australia.

And during a visit to the 'Game of Thrones' set in Belfast, the prince's grandmother Queen Elizabeth unwittingly appeared in a selfie taken by a teenage guy who managed to stand in front of her during a walkaround.

Last year, Harry's uncle Prince Andrew became the first royal to publicly take and publish his own selfie.

He took the photo at the final of his Pitch @ Palace competition at St James's Palace, and posted the image - featuring the grinning prince with the audience in the background - to Twitter.

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