Jon Bon Jovi has sympathised with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle over their desire for more privacy.

The Rockstar, 57, performed a duet with Prince Harry at world-famous Abbey Road Studios in London on Friday for a new charity single - in one of the prince's last appearances as a senior Royal before he and the Duchess step down.

After Jon and Harry recorded the song - which is in aid of the Invictus Games Foundation - Bon Jovi spoke of his "immense respect" for the royal family and said he understood why the the couple wanted to step back from public life and have more privacy.

He told Hello! : "I can understand completely, sure. I can't really comment, I'm not really here. We see it on the news. It's very different when you see soldiers at war on the news.

Jon Bon Jovi has sympathised with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle over their desire for more privacy

"People change the channel and then their minds aren't on them. When we see things like what Harry and Meghan have gone through, we turn the channel off and things are over with. You don’t know what it's like to walk in anyone else's shoes.

"I don’t know what it's like to walk in his shoes and as an American I’m further removed, but [we have] immense respect for the family and for his brother and himself, his wife, his father, his grandmother, his grandfather.

"We have much respect for them in America. That’s all I can comment on. I don't know what it's like to walk in his shoes."

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The Duke of Sussex help record a new version of Jon's hit single Unbroken, which will be released to raise money for the Invictus Foundation.

Members of the Invictus Games Choir are also on the track.

Harry and wife Meghan Markle will quit the Royal Family on March 31.

Jon spoke of his "immense respect" for the royal family and said he understood why the the couple wanted to step back from public life and have more privacy
Jon and Harry united to record a single in aid of he Invictus Games Foundation

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The Duchess is still in Canada with the couple's son Archie, but is expected to fly to London in the next few days ready for her own final engagements next week.

Meghan - who hasn't attended any official engagements since November last year - will join Harry at the Endeavour Fund Awards on Thursday.

Jon added that he had originally written Unbroken for a documentary about soldiers with PTSD, before asking Harry last August to suggest giving it to the Invictus Games Choir.

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