B: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry may just snub Princess Beatrice’ royal wedding, a friend close to the couple tells a news portal.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have started a brand new life with their son Archie in Canada and will cease to be working royals by March.31 this year.
It’s yet to be disclosed whether Meghan and Prince Harry will attend royal functions in the future since they will no longer be “royals” and will stop using their titles after Spring.
The to-be former royals allegedly complained the palace is treating them different from other members and a royal insider reveals this is a reference to minor royals such as Beatrice and Eugenie.
This suggests a rift between Sussexes and the Yorks, and Harry and Meghan may not attend Princess Beatrice’s nuptials at St James Palace, on May.29 this year.
A fired of the royals tells a news portal, “Of course Harry and Meghan will be invited but it is up to them whether or not they choose to attend.”
“The trouble with Harry and Meghan is that they think they are bigger than the institution. It’s such a shame things have turned out like this,” the source adds.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s recent statement posted on their website sounded like a dig at the Queen’s statement who claimed the to-be former royals would have to stop using their HRH titles, to which they implied the Queen doesn’t own the title overseas.
The statement read: ‘While there is not any jurisdiction by The Monarchy or Cabinet Office over the use of the word ‘Royal’ overseas, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex do not intend to use ‘Sussex Royal’ or any iteration of the word ‘Royal’ in any territory (either within the UK or otherwise) when the transition occurs Spring 2020.’
They also seemed to complain about how other royals are allowed to seek employment outside, in their case they’re being treated differently and are being put under a yearlong review period.
The statement continued: ‘While there is precedent for other titled members of the Royal Family to seek employment outside of the institution, for The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, a 12-month review period has been put in place.’
‘Per the agreement The Duke and Duchess of Sussex understand that they are required to step back from Royal duties and not undertake representative duties on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen.’
Reacting to the same, Meghan’s father Thomas Markle tells a news portal, “I’m very upset with Meghan and Harry right now. I don’t think they have the right to use the word Royal. I don’t think they have a right to speak to the Queen in the way they have spoken to her, I think it’s an insult to the Queen and to the British people. My daughter dumped me one day before she got married, she has dumped my family, she has dumped Doria’s family, she has dumped every family and now she is dumping the British family.”