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Prince Harry has at least one fan of his nude photos.

Kate Middleton's second cousin, Playboy model Katrina Darling, is speaking out in support of Harry's naked Las Vegas photos.

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Darling, who is the September cover star of Playboy, told E! News Thursday, "I was shocked that the public were surprised that there is a young man having fun, partying and being comfortable with his body."

Totally nude photos of the single 27-year-old prince hit the Internet Tuesday after he enjoyed a weekend in Las Vegas. The photos reportedly captured the young royal playing a game of strip billiards with friends (including an apparently nude young woman).

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"I don't think anyone should be sending a message that it is wrong or sordid to be nude. It's not," Darling said. "Shaming someone for being nude is not a positive attitude to teach people, the human form is a beautiful and amazing thing to be celebrated. He didn't choose to be a role model, he's human and living a life that most can only dream of."

But the royal family may not agree with Darling. "This is a mess," a source close to Harry told Us Weekly. "This was not the type of fun he was supposed to be having. He's in trouble."

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As for Harry's big brother Prince William's reaction to the photos? "He's not impressed," a royal insider tells Us.

This article originally appeared on Usmagazine.com: Kate Middleton's Playboy Model Cousin: Prince Harry's Nude Photos Should Be "Celebrated"

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