Prince Harry has admitted to taking cocaine, cannabis and magic mushrooms, adding that the drugs allowed him to see “truth”, a news report has claimed. The Duke’s revelation is one of many to emerge as excerpts from his memoir, Spare, were released on Thursday.
The Telegraph reported that he claimed that under their influence, he was able to see there was “another world where the red mist didn’t exist”, adding that the that drugs had helped him both escape and “redefine” reality.
He revealed that after the drugs wore off, he was still able to see this other world that was “just as real and twice as beautiful”, reinforcing his belief that “this is not all there is”.
According to The Telegraph, the Duke also cited various incidents where he has taken drugs.
The memoir has gone on sale in Spain, where the Telegraph bought a Spanish language version.
The report claimed that Prince Harry described smoking joints on multiple occasions.
However, it also shared details of his many conflicts with the tabloid press, which the Duke felt was “hunting” him.
The report claimed that in the memoir, Harry alleged that one editor would not stop until his “balls were nailed to her office wall”.
The report also mentioned an incident in January 2016, where Prince Harry said that he went to California with friends and found himself getting drunk on tequila and taking magic mushrooms.
The Duke recounted how he started hallucinating, believing a bin in a bathroom was staring at him before growing a head.
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During his bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey in 2021, he had said: “I was willing to drink.
“I was willing to take drugs.
“I was willing to try and do the things that made me feel less like I was feeling.”