The Queen has been “hurt” and “exhausted” by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s decision to ditch royal life and the drama it has caused.
the late king – who died at the age of 96 on September 8 -She was said to have confided to a friend that she was “exhausted by the turmoil of their decision,” the royal copyist, Katie Nicholl wrote in her forthcoming book,The New Royals: The Legacy of Queen Elizabeth and the Future of the Crown” Via Vanity Fair.
“She was so hurt,” adding that the Queen is sorry, “I don’t know, I don’t care, and I don’t want to think about it anymore.”
Nicole also noted that it was “a source of sadness” for the Queen “that she was able to see so little of Archie and Lillibet and that Harry and Meghan were unable to join her for a weekend at Balmoral in August, when the Queen was used to hosting a “sleepwalk” for all her grandchildren. and her great-grandchildren.”
The King ended up seeing Archie, 3, and her Same name, Lilibet, 1, a few times.
Harry and Markle Take their children to meet briefly The Queen when they land in London ahead of the Platinum Jubilee celebrations in June. Two days later, the Sussex family and their children spent more time with the Queen at Windsor Castle, the day before Lily’s first birthday.
After the death of Queen Harry made an honest statement Expressing her happiness that she got her “beloved great-grandchildren”.
“Grandma, while this last parting brings us great sadness, I am forever grateful for all our first meetings—from my first childhood memories with you, to meeting you for the first time as Commander in Chief, to the first moment you met my beloved wife and embraced your beloved great-grandchildren.
“I cherish those times I shared with you, and the many other special moments in between. You really missed it so badly,” he concluded.
after, after Allusion in interviews to their unhappinessThe Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced in January 2020 that they are Withdrawing from royal life He initially floated the idea of them being part-time members of the royal family, which was The queen firmly refused.
“Following conversations with the Duke, the Queen wrote an assurance that by moving away from the work of the royal family, the responsibilities and duties that come with a life of public service cannot be continued,” a statement from the palace said. .
Thus, honorary military appointments and royal patronage held by the Duke and Duchess will be returned to Her Majesty, before being redistributed among working royals.
While everyone is saddened by their decision, the Duke and Duchess remain very beloved members of the family,” the statement ended.
Since then, the couple – who moved to California – have given amazing interviews in which they accused the minors He refused Markle’s pleas for help He claims that The heavy presence disturbs the dynamic of the royal family.
Prince Harry has too graduation notes It could contain more damning details of the royal family and the pair are working on a reality show on Netflix.
According to Nicole, King Charles III has delayed his decision About giving titles to his grandchildren.
“It depends a lot on what happens in the coming months, especially with Harry’s book and their TV show,” a source close to the King told Nicole.
the couple He flew back to his hometown of Montecito On Wednesday after a prolonged period of mourning for the late king.