British Royalty Wants to Ban “Fortnite”

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Prince Harry — His Royal Highness the Duke of Sussex, Earl of Dumbarton and Baron Kilkeel — is on a crusade against the popular video game “Fortnite.”

“It’s created to addict,” Prince Harry told a panel of mental health experts, Variety reports. “An addiction to keep you in front of a computer for as long as possible. It’s so irresponsible.”

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Going into hardcore dad-mode, the Duke argued that parents ought to take steps to make sure that their kids aren’t wholly dependent on social media and games like “Fortnite” for social interactions.

“Without that human connection, when you do have a problem you have nowhere to go,” Prince Harry said, according to Variety. “The only place you might go is online and you will probably end up getting bullied.”

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Research suggests that video game addiction is a real problem that’s similar to gambling addiction. But Prince Harry played fast and loose with the data when he, Variety reports, claimed that video games and social media are more addictive than drugs and alcohol.

“It’s more dangerous because it’s normalized and there are no restrictions to it,” Prince Harry told the panel, referring to social media. “We are in a mind-altering time.”

READ MORE: Prince Harry Wants ‘Fortnite’ Banned [Variety]

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