By Sophie Tanno For Mailonline
Published: 11:11 BST, 6 September 2020 | Updated: 15:01 BST, 6 September 2020
Harry and Meghan have cancelled a key fundraising event for the Invictus Games, after signing a new deal with streaming giant Netflix.
The glittering music and comedy show was set to be held in California in June 2021 and broadcast on Amazon, with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex planning to make speeches during the event.
The fundraiser, which organisers hoped would raise at least £1 million for the Invictus Games Foundation, would have likely taken place at The Hollywood Bowl.
Beyonce and Ed Sheeran were among the stars earmarked to perform at the event.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle pictured attending a Wheelchair Tennis match during the Invictus Games 2017. The Sussexes have cancelled a key fundraising event for the Invictus Games
Prince Charles and Prince Harry attend the Athletics Competition of the Invictus Games in London in 2014
The Duchess of Sussex greets athletes during the Wheelchair Basketball Final at the Invictus Games
Officials at the foundation were reportedly 'stunned' after a lawyer for the Sussexes informed them they would not be going ahead with the event last week, shortly before the Netflix deal was announced.
According to a report in the Sunday Times, the lawyer cited a 'conflict' of plans