In a video, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry spoke to encourage Americans to vote in the upcoming presidential election. An intervention that could put Queen Elizabeth II in trouble.
The will of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry to influence the world seems to have limits. While they have left the British royal family to regain a form of freedom, it comes with many constraints. And in its exercise, the Sussex once again drew the wrath of Buckingham Palace.
Indeed, in a video published by Time on September 23rd, Archie’s parents encouraged Americans to vote for the November presidential election. “You play a vital role in our children’s future. (…) It is vital to reject hate speech.
” A barely concealed message against Donald Trump. Problem: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have overstepped the rule of neutrality, according to which the British monarchy does not pronounce on political matters.
Indeed, if the Duchess of Sussex never hid her animosity towards the American president (as evidenced by her absence when she came to the royal palace), this video could be one misstep too many. For this new manifestation of the couple has thrown a chill on diplomatic relations between the United States and the United Kingdom, but, above all, could do a lot of harm to the Crown.
Buckingham Palace has tried to disarm the bomb by declaring that “all Prince Harry’s comments are made in a personal capacity”. The fact remains that the royal family is embarrassed by this Sussex declaration.
Withdrawal of their royal titles?
“If Trump is re-elected and makes another visit here, what should the Queen say about the fact that her grandson and his wife campaigned against him,” a source in the Sunday Times asked. Discussions are now taking place among the royal aides about how to keep the couple further away from the royal family.
One of the possibilities under consideration would be the withdrawal of their royal titles. Meghan Markle and Prince Harry were able to keep them in spite of the Megxit, provided they did not use them. “The point of view at the moment is that you can’t do that to Harry.
Even Edward VIII kept his title of Royal Highness when he abdicated… (but) a view is spreading that the (royal) family really needs to put more distance between them and Harry and Meghan,” an assistant told the Sunday Times.
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