British Royal News says Prince Philip still can’t understand why Prince Harry and Meghan Markle decided to leave the royal family, while some are suggesting that he might be pointing his finger at the former Hollywood actress for the royal embarassment that has so far been known as Megxit. Here’s what you need to know.
According to royal expert and author Ingrid Seward, who is the editor-in-chief of Majesty Magazine, she says that she spoke to numerous sources not only close to the royal family, but also particularly close associates to Prince Philip himself. Apparently, Prince Philip had a great deal of sympathy at first for Meghan, seeing how he was also treated appallingly by royal courtiers back in 1947.
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“I think that Philip really understood that Meghan was going to find royal life difficult,” Seward said of the 99-year-old Duke of Edinburgh, “And he was supportive of her. But at his great age, there was a limit to how involved he wanted to be. At that age, you just don’t have the energy and the drive to interfere too much with your grandchildren’s lives.”
However, that all changed the moment that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex decided to pull the plug on their working relationship with the royal family, which everyone has now deemed as ‘Megxit.’
“It all came as a huge shock,” Seward explained. “If Prince Philip would have been younger, he would have been more influential. He would have told Harry, ‘Are you sure you know what you’re doing? Do you know what you’re giving up? You cannot have one foot in the palace and the other foot out. You have to make a decision and I don’t want you to regret it.’”
“Internally, Philip was very upset, but he wasn’t going to let Harry see that,” Seward continued. “And he’s always going to support his wife, Queen Elizabeth. He knew that Harry and Meghan leaving would be damaging to the monarchy because people will then say, ‘What’s so awful that this young couple couldn’t bear to be part of it?’”
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