Members of the royal family were relieved that Meghan Markle does not travel to Britain with her husband, Prince Harry, to attend to the funeral of Prince PhilipAccording to a new chapter in “Finding Freedom,” the unauthorized biography of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
According to the authors Omid Scobie and Carolyn durant, the Windsors feared that their assistance would create “a circus“Or”a show” after the couple’s explosive interview with Oprah Winfrey, which aired a month before the death of Elizabeth II’s husband.
The Duke of Edinburgh died on April 9 at the age of 99 and he was buried a week later, April 17. Harry, 36, attended the funeral but immediately returned to Los Angeles to be with his wife, 40, who was unable to attend due to her pregnancy.
The couple welcomed their daughter, Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, two months later. The Dukes of Sussex have another son: Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, born May 6, 2019 and seventh in line to the British throne.
The updated version of “Finding Freedom,” which will be released on the 24th anniversary of Princess Diana’s death on August 31, will also touch the controversial interview of the couple with the American presenter which aired on March 7 after the marriage confirmed to Her Majesty, 95, that she would not be reprising her royal roles.
During the interview, Markle confessed that he had suicidal thoughts due to media scrutiny and accused a member of the royal family of being a racist because – according to Markle – he expressed concern about the color of your son Archie’s skin before his birth.
The prince spent ten years in the army, but lost his three honorary military titles, including that of Captain General of the Royal Marines after resigning from his royal job last year along with his wife. Isabel II was the one who ordered to strip him of those honors.
A source also states in the book that Markle and Harry “they weren’t surprised” by Buckingham Palace’s reaction to your interview, and authors Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand wrote that “Memories may vary“Regarding his statements about racism but these” did not go unnoticed “by the couple.
Neither Harry nor Meghan identified the family member who made the comments about the baby’s skin color, but Oprah confirmed that it was not the Queen or Prince Philip.
Days later, Prince William told reporters that “they weren’t a racist family” and admitted that he still hadn’t spoken to his brother after the Oprah interview.
The royal expert Richard Fitzwilliams said the Duke of Sussex grew up knowing that he would have “no definite role” within the family, leading him to resent being taken seriously, despite his military service and charitable work.
Prince Willian and his younger brother Harry They are almost unrelated since March 2019 when the heir to the throne reportedly kicked the Duke of Sussex and Meghan out of Kensington Palace over alleged staff harassment, and the Sussexes broke their joint foundation and established a new office at Buckingham Palace.
Before the cameras with millions of people watching the interview in the US, Lady Di’s son said that his brother and father, Carlos from England, were “caught up”By the institution.
Prince Harry, who now lives in a $ 14 million mansion in Montecito, California with his wife and children Archie and Lilibet, recently announced that he has been secretly working on his memoirs, which will be published next year to coincide with the UK celebrations for Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee.