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Prince Harry seemingly chokes up while discussing Princess Diana in new video

Prince Harry seemingly choked up while paying tribute to his late mother, Diana , during a video message on Monday.

During a virtual appearance at the Diana Award ceremony that was later uploaded to Instagram, the Duke of Sussex, 36, movingly spoke about the charity behind the event, which was found out in memory of the Princess of Wales to celebrate young leaders changing the planet .

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Prince Harry seemingly chokes up while discussing Princess  Diana in new video

"Later in the week , my brother [Prince William] and that i are recognizing what would are my mum’s 60th birthday, and she or he would are so pleased with you all for living an authentic life with purpose and compassion for others," Harry said, his voice seemingly catching when he mentioned his beloved mom.

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Harry was just 12 and William was 15 when Diana died during a car accident in 1997. She was 36 years old.

The California-based prince is back within the UK, where he will participate alongside Prince William, 39, within the unveiling of a statue of Diana on Thursday.

Last week, it had been reported that invitations to the ceremony at Kensington Palace are sharply scaled back in recent days thanks to COVID-19 -related restrictions.

Originally, 100-plus guests were expected. That number has now been reduced to William, Harry, Diana’s close family, the statue committee, sculptor Ian Rank-Broadley and garden designer Pip Morrison.

William’s wife, Kate Middleton, won't be present.

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Page Six exclusively reported that the Duchess of Cambridge’s absence "speaks volumes" amid her husband’s rift together with his younger brother.

"I think keeping the numbers down may be a perfect ‘excuse’ for Catherine to remain away. William is uninterested with the drama and Catherine doesn’t got to be dragged into this," a royal source said.