Meghan and Harry are now together in Canada at their home on Vancouver Island after their shock royal exit was announced earlier this month. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been vocal in the past about their struggles with privacy while remaining members of the Royal Family, and how they have wanted to bring baby Archie up without media intrusion. Prince Harry released a sternly-worded statement last October about media intrusion, after he and Meghan launched legal proceedings regarding the publication of a letter to Thomas Markle.
This month, the Duke and Duchess have again issued warnings over the use of photographs taken of Meghan and Archie at home in Vancouver.
However, a royal expert has noted that such media interest will only grow as the Sussexes forge their new life – and the couple no longer have the protection of the Palace to help them.
Writing for The Telegraph, Camilla Tominey said: “In the immediate aftermath of the Sussexes’ swift exit from the Firm, interest in what the couple does next remains at fever pitch.
“Hence the paparazzi waiting outside their Vancouver Island home.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle (Image: Getty)
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry in London this month ahead of their exit announcement (Image: Getty)
“But here’s the rub. If Harry and Meghan are truly determined to turn their backs on Britain and make a go of it in North America, then they are liable to suffer more intrusion, not less.
“While there is no doubt the couple has an impregnable support base across the pond that may soon dwarf their popularity in the UK to the point of irrelevance, US media outlets are going to demand their pound of flesh.”
Ms Tominey also noted that North American broadcasters do not have the same responsibility to abide by legal notices issued to the UK press.
She wrote: “As the couple’s lawyers, Schillings, were busy issuing legal