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“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. 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.” – The Duke and Duchess of Sussex For more information, please visit sussexroyal.com (link in bio) Image © PA
3. Queen Is No Longer Represented By The Couple
During their initial announcement, Harry and Meghan had indicated that they had hoped to continue representing Queen Elizabeth.
However, after the Queen weighed in on this matter with her opinion, it has been officially announced that the Duke and Duchess will not be undertaking the duty to represent Her Majesty The Queen. The couple has pledged to uphold the values imbibed by Queen Elizabeth.
4. Harry and Meghan Will Have A Home In Los Angeles
The young couple owns a lavish home on Vancouver Island, Cananda. However, they are also reportedly exploring options to put up some roots in Los Angeles, California.
They have expressed a wish to potentially settle down in the neighborhood of Malibu, after having spent some time on a private estate.