Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle have now officially left the British Royal Family.
Prince Harry and his actress wife Meghan Markle are now officially out of the British Royal Family. The new development comes a year after the couple announced that they were going to leave the royal family.
Prince Harry and his actress wife Meghan Markle are officially leaving the royal family.
'The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have confirmed to Her Majesty The Queen that they will not be returning as working members of The Royal Family,' read the statement released by the Buckingham Palace. According to Vanity Fair, the decision came after conversations between the Queen and her grandson took place.
The statement released by Buckingham Palace is as follows:
Following conversations with The Duke, The Queen has written confirming that in stepping away from the work of The Royal Family, it is not possible to continue with the responsibilities and duties that come with a life of public service. The honorary military appointments and Royal patronages held by The Duke and Duchess will therefore be returned to Her Majesty before being redistributed among working members of The Royal Family. While all are saddened by their decision, The Duke and Duchess remain much-loved members of the family.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle also released a statement after the announcement of their leave was publicized.
As evidenced by their work over the past year, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex remain committed to their duty and service to the U.K. and around the world and have offered their continued support to the organizations they have represented regardless of official role. We can all live a life of service. Service is universal.
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