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Entertainment

Web Desk
April 21, 2021

Meghan, Harry’s interview dampens Prince Charles’ chances of taking the throne

Entertainment

Web Desk
Wed, Apr 21, 2021

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s bombshell claims against the British royal family has caused considerable damage to the British monarchy.

According to British writer Anna Pasternak, the shocking claims made by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex could cause problems for Prince Charles to take the throne after his mother Queen Elizabeth II.

The expert said this while talking to Vanity Fair, and added that chances of the Prince of Wales—the longest serving heir apparent in British monarchy’s history—seem to rapidly declining ever since his son and daughter-in-law shared their struggles in the royal family with the world.

“I’m not 100 percent sure that we will see Charles ascend to the throne. The Sussexes have sparked something so fundamentally incendiary in this country that it is changing the face of Britain, and I think the monarchy as an archaic institution may well topple,” she said.

Pasternak commented on Harry’s remarks about his brother Prince William and his father Charles being “trapped within their royal roles”, saying, “both sides are like wounded animals.”

“Harry said there’s been an awful lot of hurt. Well, there’s been an awful lot of hurt now on the side of the Windsors from this interview,” said the writer.

Meanwhile, author Peter York thinks a reconciliation is not entirely impossible, especially in the presence of the Queen.

"The ideal reconciliation will be if, in some way, the queen can engineer it while she’s still around. It would serve the monarchy to show that, as it were, brotherly love, grandmotherly love, had triumphed,” he told VF.