Prince Harry: 'Of course, I would love to have kids right now'

Prince Harry says the time will come for children

Uncle Harry wants a few royal babies of his own. 

The fifth in line to the British throne, who was relegated to that spot after his brother, Prince William, welcomed daughter Princess Charlotte earlier this month, is up for starting a family but leaving that up to fate. 

"There come times when you think right now is the time to settle down and/or now is not, whatever the way it is. But I don't think you can force these things. It will happen when it's going to happen," the 30-year-old royal told Sky News while he was touring New Zealand on Monday.

"Of course, I would love to have kids right now, but there's a process that one has to go through," Harry added. "And tours like this [are] great fun. Hopefully I'm doing all right by myself. It'd be great to have someone next to me to share the pressure, but the time will come. Whatever happens happens."

Surely, any number of royalty aficionados would be happy to help with said process.

Because Princess Charlotte arrived a few days after her due date, the prince hasn't gotten a chance to meet his niece. He said he didn't see any coverage of Wills and Kate introducing their second child but did say that William sent him two photos of their baby girl, "one before anyone else" and another taken back home with her big brother, Prince George.

"I'm so looking forward to seeing her, to meeting her and to holding her," Harry said.

The bachelor prince has been back on the market since reportedly breaking up with socialite Cressida Bonas back in April 2014. He was also linked to "Harry Potter" alum Emma Watson, but that report (heartbreakingly) was erroneous.

The prince announced in March that he'd be leaving the British army in June and has been touring Australia and New Zealand for the past few days following a monthlong deployment with the Australian army.

When asked about his legacy, Harry said that he never wanted the tag of "party prince" and is looking to make a greater contribution alongside his brother and via their royal foundations. 

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