Meghan Markle And Prince Harry End Their Separation From Royal Family

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry end their separation from the royal family: they will no longer fulfill official duties or functions.

“While everyone is saddened by his decision, the Duke and Duchess remain very dear members of the family,” Buckingham Palace said in a statement.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Dukes of Sussex, have put an end to their process of separation from the British royal family.

Just over a year after the couple first announced that they would “depart” from their royal duties , and days after they announced they are expecting their second child , Buckingham Palace announced Friday that they will not return as active members of the the royal family: they will no longer have official duties or functions.

” While everyone is saddened by his decision, the Duke and Duchess remain very dear members of the family, ” Buckingham Palace said in a statement.

After a conversation with her grandson, Queen Elizabeth II “has written confirming that, having moved away from the work of the royal family, it is not possible that she can continue with the responsibilities and duties that a life of public service entails.”

“Therefore, the honorary military titles and royal patronages that the dukes have will be returned to his majesty,” the statement said, adding that they would be redistributed among members of the royal family.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry premiered a podcast where their 19-month-old baby also participated

A spokesman for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex said they remain “committed to their duty and service to the UK and around the world, and have offered their continued support to the organizations they have represented regardless of their official role [within the royal family]. “.

“We can all live a life of service,” added the spokesperson, “Service is universal.”

The couple surprised British audiences when they announced that they intended to break up with the royal family in January 2020, saying they planned to split their time between the UK and the US .

It was then agreed that the situation would be reviewed after one year.

Since then, the couple have signed multi-million dollar deals with Spotify and Netflix.

Meghan Markle revealed that she had suffered a miscarriage in July and wrote about the loss in an op-ed for The New York Times in November. Their first child, Archie, was born in 2019.

The couple will be interviewed by Oprah Winfrey in a 90-minute primetime special, CBS announced this week, which will air on March 7. The decision could have further upset a royal family that prefers not to speak publicly about personal matters

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