PUBLISHED: 14:59, Wed, Dec 2, 2020 | UPDATED: 15:25, Wed, Dec 2, 2020
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are thought to have been, at least partly, motivated to leave the royal frontline by their ongoing spat with their in-laws, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The couple have now laid down roots in Meghan’s home state of California, US, and have bought their first home together in the private community of Santa Barbara. Harry and Meghan will not be returning to the UK for the festive period, and the exact date of their next trip back to Britain remains unknown — especially after they recently handed the keys to their Windsor property over to Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank.
Speculation that a rift still exists between the Sussexes and some senior members of the Firm has only grown in recent months.
Harry’s request to have a wreath laid on his behalf at the Cenotaph for Remembrance Day was reportedly rejected.
His Netflix deal has also caused a storm. He is not expected to pull out of the historic production contract, despite the streaming service’s biggest show being The Crown which some claim has exploited his parents’ relationship.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Yet, it’s the fallout with Prince William — that allegedly started when he first met Meghan — which has left royal fans heartbroken.
Prince Harry, Prince William and Meghan Markle (Image: Getty)
William, Harry and Meghan in 2018 shortly before their wedding (Image: Getty)
As the pro-Sussex biography Finding Freedom claims, William told his brother he should “take the time to get to know this girl” without feeling as though he was in “a rush”.
Authors Carolyn Durand and Omid Scobie explained: “Since William didn’t know much about Meghan, he just wanted to make sure that Harry wasn’t blindsided by lust.”
He wanted to check she had the “right intentions”, having only met her a handful of times.
Yet, Harry is known to be incredibly protective over Meghan and supposedly resented how William referred to his then-girlfriend.
Writing in his book, ‘Meghan Misunderstood’, Sean Smith claimed: “It seems unlikely that Harry would have taken this lying down and may well have aimed a few home truths of his own at the future King.”
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