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Entertainment

Web Desk
September 28, 2020

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle further jeopardise their links to royal family

Entertainment

Web Desk
Mon, Sep 28, 2020

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's intervention in US politics have further jeopardised their links to the monarchy, according to reports.

The Duke and Duchess of the Sussex's US election intervention was reportedly a “violation” of their “Megxit” deal with the Queen.

Senior Courtiers reportedly held talks to discuss how the royal household could distance itself further from Harry and Meghan after the couple called on voters in The United States to “reject hate speech, misinformation and online negativity.”

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, in their message, called on American voters to 'reject hate speech, misinformation and online negativity' in 'the most important election of our life.' Their comments widely interpreted as a swipe at President Donald Trump.

Members of the royal family are supposed to be politically neutral. Under the Sandringham accord – hammered out in March when Meghan and Harry resigned as working royals and moved to America – the Sussexes pledged that “everything they do will uphold the values of Her Majesty”.

In a video message recorded at their Californian home for a Time magazine broadcast, the Sussexes issued a rallying cry to US voters. Harry said: “This election, I’m not going to be able to vote in the US. As we approach this November, it’s vital that we reject hate speech, misinformation and online negativity.”

Meghan added: “Every four years we’re told: ‘This is the most important election of our lifetime.’ But this one is.”

Reacting to it, Trump said: “I’m not a fan of hers and I would say this … I wish a lot of luck to Harry because he’s going to need it.”