Prince Harry and Meghan Markle may have stepped down as senior royals, but they have no plans to leave everything that comes to being a royal.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, reportedly, didn’t want to leave every aspect of being a senior royal. In their controversial book, Finding Freedom, authors Carolyn Durand, and Omid Scobie revealed what they had in mind when they decided to leave the monarchy.
Finding their ‘happy place’ in the monarchy
In the book excerpt, it read the Sussexes didn’t want to “completely walk away from the monarchy.” Instead, they wanted to find their “happy place” in the Firm, per Us Weekly.
The writers claimed the Duke of Sussex felt the institution had put them on the sideline. He also discerned that they weren’t an essential part of the monarchy’s future.
Prince Harry and Markle dropped their bombshell announcement on Instagram earlier this year. They revealed their decision to leave took “many months of reflection and internal discussions.”
They both wanted to have a “progressive new role” in the institution and work to be “financially independent.” Despite Megxit, they aimed to show their support to Queen Elizabeth II continuously.
“I gave up my entire life for this family. I was willing to do whatever it takes,” the former actress, reportedly told her friend. “But here we are. It’s very sad.”
Her husband, alternatively, had wanted to leave his senior role in the Royal Family.
“Deep down, he was always struggling within that world,” the book read. “She’s opened that door for him.”
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The Wessexes’ alleged impact on The Firm
Meanwhile, royal financier expert and author David McClure revealed other royals had filled the hole Prince Harry and Markle left in the monarchy. He claimed Prince Edward and his wife, Sophie, Countess of Wessex, have taken their place in The Firm.
In his book, The Queen’s True Worth, McClure things have now changed for the Royal Family.
“Things change, you would have said a year ago the Wessexes may be for the chop,” he said, via Express. “They might have been one of the first to go.”
However, Queen Elizabeth had lost three working royals last year, with Prince Andrew, and this year, with Prince Harry and Markle.
“We have had Prince Andrew stepping back, and most people think that may be permanent,” McClure continued. “We have had Prince Harry and Meghan Markle withdrawing to live in America.”
He explained the three’s departure resulted in a considerable gap that let the Wessexes made an impression today.
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