Jack Whitehall claims he's 'banned' from seeing Prince Harry after calling him 'ginger nuts'

Prince Harry greets host Jack Whitehall after the Royal Variety Performance at the Albert Hall in London.
Prince Harry greets host Jack Whitehall after the Royal Variety Performance at the Albert Hall in London.

Jack Whitehall claimed he has been 'banned' from seeing Prince Harry after mocking him at the Royal Variety performance in 2015

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Comedian Jack Whitehall claims he is "banned" from seeing Prince Harry, following a risky joke he made about him.

The 33-year-old told a joke at the 2015 Royal Variety Show has left him blacklisted.

The joke in question involved Whitehall calling Prince Harry "ginger nuts".

Whitehall revealed this during How To Survive The Summer Holidays tour alongside his mum Hilary, 59, and dad Michael, 81, at the London Palladium.

Prince Harry greets host Jack Whitehall after the Royal Variety Performance at the Albert Hall in London.
Prince Harry greets host Jack Whitehall after the Royal Variety Performance at the Albert Hall in London.
Prince Harry greets host Jack Whitehall after the Royal Variety Performance at the Albert Hall in London.
Prince Harry greets host Jack Whitehall after the Royal Variety Performance at the Albert Hall in London.

Jack's dad Michael teased Meghan Markle saying: “Jack, I read a book recently and it changed my life. I put this book down and I thought I must become a writer myself. This book is called The Bench and it’s written by Meghan Markle.”

The book sold less than 4,000 copies last year.

In a swipe at the Duke of Sussex, Michael added that the children's book was probably "for Harry".

Michael continued: “Yes darling just read it OK. There are only three lines per page Harry… Harry it’s all right.”

According to The Sun, Michael went on: “That is your friend Harry. Except you are not allowed to see him anymore. You have banned... been ostracised from the Sussexes.”

It was at this point that the 33-year-old stand-up confirmed his banning.

He replied to his dad: “I think I have been banned because I called him 'ginger nuts’ at the Royal Variety."

In spite of the friendship between Harry and Jack, the stand-up was not invited to Harry and Meghan’s wedding at Windsor Castle four years ago.

Whitehall was in attendance for Princess Eugenie’s wedding however, which also took place in St George’s Chapel.