Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced Wednesday that they will move away from the British royal family, although they guarantee that they will “continue to fully support Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II.”
The information was shared by the couple on the social network Instagram, where they explained that they intend to become «financially independent».
In addition, the text adds, they will live between the UK and the US.
“After months of reflection and internal discussions, we have chosen to make a transition this year, starting to play a new progressive role in this institution. We intend to move away from the role of senior members of the Royal Family and work to become financially independent while continuing to fully support Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, ”read the text.
The couple then intend to move between two continents and said they were “enthusiastic about the support of the people, particularly in recent years, that we feel prepared to make this adjustment.”
“We now plan to balance our time between the United Kingdom and North America while honoring our duties to the Queen, the Commonwealth and our patrons,” they said.
For the Dukes of Sussex, “this geographical balance” will allow them to raise their son, “Archie,” with an appreciation for the royal tradition in which he came into the world, “” while gaining space to focus on the next chapter, which includes the launch of a charity ‘.
The decision was made public after Harry and Meghan had spent the holidays with Archie in Cadana and not with the British royal family.
Recently, a source close to the royals told The Sun newspaper that the couple could even abdicate the royal titles.