A supply informed Us Weekly on Thursday, March 4, that Queen Elizabeth II and Prince William are “livid” over the secrets and techniques that is perhaps divulged through the televised sit-down on Sunday, March 7, following the couple’s everlasting departure from the household. “They really feel that by sharing [Harry and Meghan’s] facet of the story, your entire royal household will probably be painted in an unfair method,” the insider informed the publication.
This comes after Harry, 36, mentioned dwelling in England was “poisonous” for him and spouse Meghan, 39. “It was a extremely tough setting as I believe lots of people noticed,” the Duke of Sussex mentioned throughout an look on The Late Late Present With James Corden on February 25. “I did what any husband and what any father would do which is, ‘I have to get my household out of right here,’ however we by no means walked away.”
Days earlier than showing on the discuss present, Buckingham Palace launched a press release on February 19 and introduced that the couple wouldn’t return to the household as working royals. “It was by no means strolling away, it was stepping again slightly than stepping down,” Harry informed host James Cordon. “I’ll all the time be contributing. My life is public service, so wherever I’m on the earth it’s going to be the identical factor.”
“Whereas we’re all saddened by their determination, the Duke and Duchess stay much-loved family members,” the Palace’s assertion continued. They first shared plans to “step again” from their function as royals in January 2020.
Harry and Meghan, for his or her half, launched their very own message after the information broke. “As evidenced by their work over the previous 12 months, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex stay dedicated to their obligation and repair to the U.Ok. and around the globe and have supplied their continued assist to the organizations they’ve represented no matter official function,” the couple mentioned. “We will all stay a lifetime of service. Service is common.”
Amid the household turmoil, Harry and Meghan — who welcomed a son named Archie in Might 2019 — introduced that they had been anticipating their second baby collectively on February 14. “We will affirm that Archie goes to be an enormous brother,” a spokesperson for Harry and Meghan confirmed to Us Weekly on the time. “‘The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are overjoyed to expect their second baby.’”