Prince Harry and Meghan Markle pull the plug on glittering Invictus Games ...

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle pull the plug on glittering Invictus Games fundraiser for wounded soldiers due to be shown on Amazon after signing £112million deal with rivals The music and comedy show was set to be held in California next summer  Organisers hoped event would raise £1 million for Invictus Games Foundation Officials were reportedly 'stunned' after being informed of the cancellation

By Sophie Tanno For Mailonline

Published: 11:11 BST, 6 September 2020 | Updated: 15:01 BST, 6 September 2020

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Harry and Meghan have cancelled a key fundraising event for the Invictus Games, after signing a new deal with streaming giant

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 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 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

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

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 deal was announced. 

According to a report in the Sunday Times, the lawyer cited a 'conflict' of plans

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