It was just a normal day for all of us until the news of Meghan Markle & Prince Harry’s exit from the Royal family was announced. The world was already disturbed after hearing about this shocking revelation but who knew that the drama had just started. Buzz is that Queen Elizabeth II and other members of the royal family were not informed about Harry and Meghan’s decision and it has disappointed the Queen to a greater extent.
Today morning, the royal, WAIT, the former royal couple took to Instagram to make the big announcement. They wrote, “After many months of reflection and internal discussions, we have chosen to make a transition this year in starting to carve out a progressive new role within this institution. We intend to step back as ‘senior’ members of the Royal Family and work to become financially independent while continuing to fully support Her Majesty The Queen.”
The post further read, “It is with your encouragement, particularly over the last few years, that we feel prepared to make this adjustment. We now plan to balance our time between the United Kingdom and North America, continuing to honour our duty to The Queen, the Commonwealth, and our patronages. This geographic balance will enable us to raise our son with an appreciation for the royal tradition into which he was born, while also providing our family with the space to focus on the next chapter, including the launch of our new charitable entity.”
“We look forward to sharing the full details of this exciting next step in due course, as we continue to collaborate with Her Majesty The Queen, The Prince of Wales, The Duke of Cambridge and all relevant parties. Until then, please accept our deepest thanks for your continued support.” concluded The Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
This was not taken well by the Queen. Queen Elizabeth II released a statement through Buckingham Palace’s Twitter account claiming that the discussion with The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are at an early stage and they still have duties to perform before their exit. “We understand the desire to take a different approach, but these are complicated issues that will take time to work through,” read the statement.
Buckingham Palace have sent their own statement out, adding that discussions with the couple are at “an early stage.” pic.twitter.com/aCXyEMQuW8
— Omid Scobie (@scobie) January 8, 2020
A statement from Buckingham Palace regarding The Duke and Duchess of Sussex. https://t.co/1qtTEHiIq6
— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) January 8, 2020
While this may have been very unpleasant for the Queen, Netizens seem to support Meghan for the brave step she and Harry took. Check out their reactions right here:
The British are horrible, unrepentant racists..
They've been after Meghan from day one because Prince Harry chose her and she's not white.
They've been wanting #Megxit and when they get it, they are still salty AF😂
Not surprised by how racist they are. We know their history..
— #BlackLivesMatter🇿🇦 (@KhumaloNel) January 9, 2020
Princess Diana: I do things differently, I don't go by the book.
— WendyM (@Wendy_Mothata) January 9, 2020
— mayank (@mayannkk) January 9, 2020
Harry was never into the foolishness surrounding the royal family. And Meghan has not been given the respect she deserves. I’m happy for their decision!
— Your Legal Soapiness (@Sudsssy) January 8, 2020
Prince Harry has his mothers spirit by heart. The royal family has treated Meghan just as bad as they treated his mother, Princess Diana yall bullied her including the UK media until it was no longer tenable to stay. I don’t blame them for stepping away. #Megxit pic.twitter.com/z1StoMfKsx
— Ａlbert (@akaAlbi) January 9, 2020
— Mrs Noma 🇿🇦 🌈 🔞 (@MrsNoma) January 9, 2020
— seb (@sitheternaI) January 8, 2020
— JACK 🏳️🌈 (@_jackisinnocent) January 9, 2020
I cannot wait for Rupert Grint and Ed Sheehan to fight for the role of Prince Harry when this #Megxit shitstorm unfolds on season 37 of the Crown
— MITCH CHURI ON KIIS (@MitchChuri) January 8, 2020
What are your thoughts on it?