Prince Harry: The name of his secret Facebook account has been revealed

It has been revealed that Prince Harry used Facebook in the greatest of secrecy for several years. And the name he used is...surprising.

Prince Harry had a secret Facebook account
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Prince Harry had a secret Facebook account

Prince Harry is forever being talked about. But this time, it is for a very different reason. Indeed, The Mirror has just revealed that the brother of Prince William used Facebook for personal purposes for several years. Of course, for security reasons, he did not use his real name on the social network.

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Spike Wells

But what name did he use to remain discreet? Spike Wells. Why 'Spike?' It's the nickname his childhood friends gave him because of his hair.

Prince Harry with ex-girlfriend Chelsy Davy Max Mumby/Indigo / Getty Images

Let's go into the details of this Facebook account: Spike Wells had 400 friends and said he was from the town of Maun, in Botswana. This is not a coincidence because Prince Harry had visited this city with his girlfriend at the time, Chelsy Davy. Moreover, we could find pictures of the latter with Prince Harry.

Another clue that proves that Spike Wells was indeed Prince Harry: this Facebook account was friends with that of Arthur Landon, a great friend of the Prince who renounced his royal commitments earlier this year. The profile was active from 2007 to 2012.

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Prince Harry was forced to delete the account in 2012 after the scandal that followed the publication of naked photographs of him in the press.

As Closer recalls, Dai Davies, a former head of royal protection for Scotland Yard, said a few years ago:

From a security point of view I would never recommend anyone high-profile to have a Facebook account because, depending what you have on it, it is indicative sometimes of where you are going, what you are doing, and more importantly, who your friends are.

Another rule broken by Prince Harry...

This article has been translated from Oh!MyMag FR.

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