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Dax Shepard Awkwardly Jokes About Prince Harry's Infamous Las Vegas Trip On Podcast

Jake Massey

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Dax Shepard Awkwardly Jokes About Prince Harry's Infamous Las Vegas Trip On Podcast

Dax Shepard joked about Prince Harry's infamous Las Vegas trip when the royal appeared on his podcast.

In 2012, the Duke of Sussex was snapped in the nude with a woman in a hotel room, where he was reportedly playing strip billiards.

But the 36-year-old probably didn't expect the nearly decade-old scandal to be brought up during his appearance on Armchair Expert.

Prince Harry was appearing on the Without A Paddle actor's podcast to discuss the subject of mental health, and while he was discussing the urge to rebel against those who tell you that you need help, Shepard couldn't resist slipping in a wisecrack.

Harry said: "Rule number one when you feel as though someone needs help, telling them to their face, 'You need help' is probably the best way for them to go, 'No, no I don't' ... Object, run away, delay, all these kind of things, or drink, take drugs or whatever-"

"Take your clothes off in Vegas," Shepard interjected.

Harry laughed it off, perhaps because he'd gotten used to it by this point.

Shepard mentioned the trip near the start of the podcast too, complimenting Harry's physique in the process.

Harry's bod was complimented on the podcast. Credit: PA
Harry's bod was complimented on the podcast. Credit: PA

The 46-year-old said: "I'm really excited to meet you because, in full disclosure I'm the most ill-informed person on the royal family, at least in my circle.

"You're the only one I ever knew and simply because you were in those awesome nude photos in Vegas. And I literally said to myself, 'This guy's a party!'"

Harry replied: "I'm sure, you're constantly looking for other people to go, sort of balance out your own behaviour, right? It's relatable."

Shepard added: "On top of that, I was like, 'God, this motherf****r's got a good body!' You are in tremendous shape."

"OK, now it's getting weird," Harry said, before explaining, "That was a few weeks before I went to Afghanistan."

On the more serious subject of feeling trapped in the royal family, Harry said he didn't want to go down the same route as his mum, Princess Diana.

Asked if he felt like he was 'in a cage', he said: "It's the job right? Grin and bear it. Get on with it. I was in my early twenties and I was thinking I don't want this job, I don't want to be here.

"I don't want to be doing this. Look what it did to my mum, how am I ever going to settle down and have a wife and family when I know it's going to happen again."

He added: "I've seen behind the curtain, I've seen the business model and seen how this whole thing works and I don't want to be part of this."

Featured Image Credit: PA

Topics: UK News, Celebrity, Prince Harry, Royals

Jake Massey
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