Prince Harry has become the talk of the town again! In his book Spare, he stated that he lost his virginity to an esteemed older woman in the U.K.’s countryside but as per the alleged V-card-taker, she was just a couple of years older than him.
Recently, a woman named Sasha Walpole came forward and claimed that she was the one who first slept with Prince Harry in the summer of 2001. Continue reading further to know more about Sasha Walpole and her connection with Prince Harry.
Here’s all you need to know about Sasha Walpole (including her early life and more)
Ladies and gentlemen, Sasha Walpole is the woman who Harry lost his virginity to. In his book Spare, Prince Harry spilled the beans on his life story. He disclosed that he lost his virginity to an older woman. He talked about the romp in his book.
Since then, people kept making guesses about the real identity of his older lover. According to a report by The Sun, Sasha Walpole has told the media outlet that she is the mystery woman.
How old was Prince Harry when he lost his virginity to Sasha Walpole?
As per a report by The Sun, Prince Harry was only 16 years old, a year younger than his autobiography claims when he lost his virginity to Sasha Walpole. It has been reported by the media outlet that the pair had sex after leaving a party held at the pub to mark Sasha’s 19th birthday.
What happened between Prince Harry and Sasha Walpole?
While having a chat with The Sun, Sasha talked about the one-off encounter between her and Prince Harry in detail. She stated that the encounter saw the light of day in a meadow behind the car park of the historic Vine Tree Inn in Norton, Wiltshire, in July 2001. Soon after, Harry hid in a red phone box to avoid being clicked by the paps before Sasha’s close pal Bryony drove a protection officer to him in her blue Ford Fiesta.
During an interview with the media outlet, she said, “I am the woman who took Harry’s virginity. It was literally wham-bam between two friends. The sex was passionate and sparky because we shouldn’t have been doing it.” She went on to say, “One thing just quickly led to another. We ended up on the floor.”
Sasha said, “We went outside and both climbed a three-bar fence to the field. We were quite drunk at this point. I gave Harry a cigarette. I lit mine and then his. We finished our cigarettes — Marlboro Lights — and it just happened. He started to kiss me.”
Walpole went on to say, “He was wearing boxers. There was no chatting, no words. It was exciting that it was happening. It was exciting that it was happening like the way it was. We were away for 15 minutes but the sex was about five minutes.”
How did Prince Harry and Sasha Walpole meet each other?
For those of you who are unaware, let us share with you, Sasha Walpole was only 17 years old when she started working as an assistant groom at King Charles’s Gloucestershire home, Highgrove. In the blink of an eye, Sasha and Harry became good friends.
Walpole gushed over the royal family and further added, “They were lovely to work for and made me feel welcome. I would see the family from time to time.” She first got the opportunity to socialize with Prince Harry’s elder brother Prince William, who is 40 years old, at a show by the late Cornish stand-up comedian Jethro.
Sasha said, “I think William enjoyed Jethro. When I met Harry he knew me as a groom and we started chatting. I saw them a lot when they were home. There was a trust that they could go out without having bother or hassle, surrounded by like-minded, horsey people. I saw Harry more as we went to the same places.”
Are Prince Harry and Sasha Walpole still in contact?
After their romp, Prince Harry and Sasha Walpole never met or spoke to each other. She said, “Harry and I never texted or rang each other after that. I didn’t mind. I wasn’t embarrassed.”
Walpole went on to say, “Was I disappointed he didn’t ring? No. It was circumstances, we weren’t going out, we didn’t need to ring each other.”
Where is Sasha Walpole right now?
At the moment, Sasha is a happily married woman. Currently, she shares her family home with her husband Ian. The pair started dating in the year 2001. They walked down the aisle in 2016. They are proud parents to their two daughters.
The Sun reported that back in the day, Sasha became a digger driver. Right now, she has her own groundworks business. Sasha said, “I’d always driven dumpers and diggers with Dad.”
Walpole went on to say, “Ian bought me my first digger for my birthday. I drive a one-tonne that goes through doorways and a three-tonne too. I don’t think people will be amazed about me and Harry. People are usually amazed about me driving a digger.”
Sasha continued, “I think our friends from back then will be more surprised that I am driving a digger and not working with horses. But I like being in this world now, digging holes.”
Prince Harry is married to Meghan Markle
On the other hand, when we shed some light on the love life of Prince Harry, he is married to the former Suits actress Meghan Markle. The couple tied the knot in the year 2018. Their wedding took place at Windsor Castle on May 19, 2018.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle share two kids. The royal couple welcomed their first child together, son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, in 2019. Their second child, daughter Lilibet Mountbatten-Windsor joined them earthside in 2021.
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