“Those four days will haunt Prince Harry for the rest of his life,” claims royal expert Duncan Larcombe, of how the Duke and Duchess of Sussex were “demoted” during the platinum anniversary.
Royal expert and biographer Duncan Larcombe claims Prince Harry will be haunted forever after the way he and his wife were treated at the Platinum Jubilee.
Mr Larcombe said the Duke and Duchess of Sussex were kept “tucked away” behind other members of the Firm during the event and were demoted to the second row for Thanksgiving service at St Paul’s Cathedral.
“They (Meghan and Harry) were demoted to be behind the Duke of Gloucester,” he said, reports express.co.uk.
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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex flew back to America during the celebrations after being largely absent from the event that marked Queen Elizabeth II’s 70th anniversary on the throne.
Harry missed his grandmother’s final appearance on the balcony, who was forced to withdraw from several events due to “episodic mobility issues”.
The Sussex’s were also not present at the Platinum Party at the Palace, which saw appearances from Sir Rod Stewart, Craig David, Duran Duran and Alicia Keys.
Meghan and Harry’s the relationship with other family members is particularly tense after a great interview with Oprah Winfrey in March 2021.
During the two-hour interview, the couple unleashed a series of accusations about Buckingham Palace.
Meghan spoke openly about her struggle to adjust to life as the Duchess of Sussex and claimed she was denied psychological help after having suicidal thoughts.
The Duke and Duchess also claimed that a certain member of the royal family was “concerned” about how dark their baby Archie’s complexion would be before he was born.
When asked who specifically made the alleged comments, Meghan declined to answer, saying it would be too “harmful”.
Prince Harry and Mrs Markle spent much of their time in the UK at Frogmore Cottage, where they threw a “relaxed” party for Lilibet’s first birthday.