George W. Bush agrees that Prince Harry is “Prince Charming” after working with the royal on veterans causes Photo By Tim Rooke - Pool /Getty Images
ORLANDO, FL - MAY 08: Prince Harry greets George W. Bush during the Opening Ceremony of the Invictus Games Orlando 2016 at ESPN Wide World of Sports on May 8, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. Prince Harry, patron of the Invictus Games Foundation is in Orlando ahead of the opening of Invictus Games which will open on Sunday. The Invictus Games is the only International sporting event for wounded, injured and sick servicemen and women. Started in 2014 by Prince Harry the Invictus Games uses the power of Sport to inspire recovery and support rehabilitation. (Photo By Tim Rooke - Pool /Getty Images)

During a recent interview with PEOPLE, former President George W. Bush said that his work supporting veterans brought him together with the U.K.’s Prince Harry and praised the royal for his hard work and dedication toward helping those who have served.

When asked if the prince truly is Prince Charming, the former president said, “Actually, he was. I wasn?t sure what to expect; he probably wasn?t sure what to expect from me either. He is a charming person, and he cares deeply about the vets. I was very impressed by him.”

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The two met last year at the Invictus Games in Orlando, the second installment of Prince Harry’s project that launched in London in 2014. The event is a paralympic-style sporting event for wounded veterans, in which injured and sick armed service members and veterans compete in various games including wheelchair basketball, indoor rowing and sitting volleyball.

Bush, who recently released his first book of paintings, titled “Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief?s Tribute to America?s Warriors,” said he’s interested in helping Prince Harry continue the tradition and plans to be involved with the U.S. team in the months leading up to the September event, which will be held in Toronto.

“What he?s done with the Invictus Games is really good,” Bush said. “As a matter of fact, I?m going down to the Invictus training camp next week to say hello to our team and to some of the members I already know and tell them we want to help them.”

What’s more: another Bush is a big fan of Prince Harry as well. In fact, Jenna Bush Hager even tried to set her sister Barbara up with the royal when she interviewed him on “The Today Show” last year. When Prince Harry admitted that he didn’t “have a girlfriend at the moment,” Bush Hager joked, “I have a single sister, and she feels the same way. Listen, she?s available.”


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