Over the past few years, the monarchy has been plagued by several scandals that have taken people’s attention away from the core of the work they do. Prince Andrew has come under fire for his friendship with convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein and made things worse with his disastrous interview with BBC Newsnight. Meghan Markle and Prince Harry decided to step down as senior royals and move to the US, which was unprecedented and has naturally triggered much discussion.
They then decided to give a tell-all interview to Oprah Winfrey about why they left the Royal Family, dishing the dirt on the institution and various family members.
The infighting over the past year between the Sussexes and the rest of the family has been a huge distraction from the work of the monarchy in terms of diplomacy and with its numerous charities and other organisations.
Pod Save the Queen is hosted by Ann Gripper and features Daily Mirror royal editor Russell Myers.
Mr Myers claimed Charles and William are the strategy team going forwards and are trying to shape the monarchy by getting rid of the “distractions” that have been a dark cloud over them over the past few years.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
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Prince Charles and Prince William are teaming up (Image: GETTY)
Prince Andrew in his Newsnight interview (Image: BBC)
He added that they are laying the foundations for this now so that when Prince Charles becomes King there will be a clear vision and there are “big changes afoot”.
The royal editor said: “Everything will be signed off by the Queen but [Charles and William] are the two heirs, right?
“So things are going to look very very different in the next couple of decades aren't they, so it's about laying the foundations now and trying to get rid of an awful lot of the ‘distractions’ is how it was put to me.
“Getting rid of those distractions of the wantaway couple, which has obviously been a distraction, the distraction of Prince Andrew’s controversial dealings with Jeffrey Epstein, which are not going to go away…
Meghan and Harry in their interview with Oprah Winfrey (Image: Harpo Productions/ Reuters)
“Nobody’s abandoning them but they