Noel Gallagher calls Harry 'woke snowflake': 'This is what happens when you get involved with Americans'

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Noel Gallagher and Prince Harry.
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  • Noel Gallagher told The Sun newspaper that Prince Harry is a "f---ing woke snowflake."
  • Gallagher also said he sympathises with Prince William over Prince Harry.
  • "This is what happens when you get involved with Americans," he said referencing Meghan Markle.
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Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher has described Prince Harry as a "f---ing woke snowflake" for publicly criticising the royal family in a new interview with The Sun Newspaper.

Noel, who has a famously strained relationship with his brother and former Oasis bandmate Liam Gallagher, also said he sympathises with Prince William over Prince Harry's criticism of the royal family because he knows what it feels like to have a younger brother "shooting his f---ing mouth off".

"Prince William. I feel that f---ing lad's pain," he said. "He's got a f---ing younger brother shooting his f---ing mouth off with shit that is just so unnecessary. I'd like to think I was always the William."

He continued: "Prince Harry is coming across like a typical f---ing woke snowflake, f---ing a--hole. Just don't be f---ing dissing your family because there's no need for it."

Noel then took specific aim at Meghan Markle, saying: "This is what happens when you get involved with Americans. As simple as that."

Noel (left) and Liam Gallagher.
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Later in the interview, Noel said that during a recent press tour for his band High Flying Birds he was inundated with questions about the royals even though he has never met Prince Harry.

"I did a week here of Australian promo down the phone and Zoom and all that and they were like, 'So Noel Gallagher, f---ing 10 years of High Flying Birds! It's been amazing! And f---ing Oasis!" he said. "But what we really want to know is, how much of a c--- is Prince Harry?' And I'm just like, 'I don't know mate. I don't know them'.'"

This isn't the first time that Noel has voiced his opinions about the royals. During an interview on the "Funny How? with Matt Morgan" podcast in 2020, he said: "They're quite mad, the royal family. What a terrible f---ing s--- life they must lead. It's just service, what a load of w---."

The 53-year-old continued: "We grow up thinking what a life they lead, living in Buckingham Palace with f---ing boring c---s all day, what a f---ing s--- life. Can't go anywhere, can't do anything. f---ing going to Kenya on holiday."

On Thursday morning, Piers Morgan, who has been a prominent critic of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, shared a screenshot of Noel's interview with The Sun on Twitter and praised the musician for having his "finger on the pulse of the nation's thoughts."

In a follow-up tweet, Morgan said: "Brilliant interview... thank God there are still stars like @NoelGallagher who speak their mind, don't care who gets 'offended' & never whine about how awful their pampered privileged lives are. More please."

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