Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Royal Exit: Queen Elizabeth to Hold Meeting to Discuss the Future
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle made a shocking announcement as they decided to step down as senior royals in the British Monarchy and it has been speculated that the Queen is not happy.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle made a shocking announcement this last week as they decided to step down as senior royals in the British Monarchy. The Palace responded in a timely manner and it has been speculated that the Queen is not happy. If reports are to be believed, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex did not consult any member of the royal family before releasing their statement and of course, it is having its repercussions.
Within hours, Buckingham Palace reacted to their statement and it appears that things are more complicated than we may have preempted. “Discussions with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are at an early stage. We understand their desire to take a different approach, but these are complicated issues that will take time to work through.”
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry
Now, according to The BBC, the Queen has ordered a private meeting with Prince Harry, Prince William, Prince Charles. The meeting is said to discuss the pending future of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
After many months of reflection and internal discussions, we have chosen to make a transition this year is starting to carve out a progressive new role within this institution. We intend to step back as ‘senior’ members of the Royal Family and work to become financially independent while continuing to fully support Her Majesty The Queen,” the statement read.
Meghan Markle and Queen Elizabeth
The statement was concluded with, “Until then, please accept our deepest thanks for your continued support.” - The Duke and Duchess of Sussex.” While many lauded the move, others were left in shock and criticized their decision. Royal analysts and commentators, however, predicted that this move was coming as the couple seemingly prepared for their next chapter. And so we rounded up some of the signs that are proof they were moving towards their next chapter.