The shocking exit from the royal family of Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex stunned those outside the storied clan. The couple stepped down from their roles as senior members of the royal family in March 2020. Harry and Meghan’s star power was once an asset to the family. However, there are royals who reportedly feel that his absence has created a positive change.
Why did Harry and Meghan leave the royal family?
Harry and Meghan first announced their intention to step back from their duties in January 2020 Instagram post. He opted to pivot and take on a progressive new role within the family. Harry and Meghan later sought a place to focus on their next chapter.
NBC News Reported on a comment made by a spokesperson for the couple. Following this, the outlet reported that Harry and Meghan are “committed to their duty and service to the UK and around the world. They have offered their continued support to the organizations they represent, regardless of their official role.”
“May we all live a life of service,” the spokesperson added, further detailing the couple’s intentions. “Service is universal.”
However, Buckingham Palace aid said NBC The couple made their decision after talks between the Duke of Sussex and other senior members of the royal family.
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In 2018 Andrew Morton published a biography of The Duchess of Cambridge titled Meghan: A Hollywood Princess. He added new chapters where he revealed the status of some members of the royal family.
“It was clear that Meghan had ruffled feathers in the family. She felt it was very difficult for her and Harry to deal with,” claimed Morton.
As a result, Morton wrote, “For her part, Meghan found some of her members—not the Queen or Prince Philip—rude and jealous. Her departure from Britain was quietly welcomed by some of the Windsor family and their courtiers. At an institutional level It was a huge blow.”
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Prince Harry talks about his family in May Apple TV Documentary you can’t see me. He claimed the royal family ignored his request for help navigating the deluge of media interest following his exit.
“It went into a whole new depth with not only traditional media but social media platforms as well. I felt completely helpless,” Harry explained.
After this, Harry explained, “I thought my family could help. Every demand, request, warning, whatsoever, was met with complete silence or disregard. We spent four years trying to make it work. We did everything we could to live and work, but Meghan was struggling.”