/ 22 February 2021

Line drawn for Harry and Meghan

If the Sussexes’ deals with Netflix and Spotify weren’t enough of a hint, they’re not returning to life as senior royals, it was announced on Saturday. With their 12-month performance review completed, it was announced that Queen Elizabeth has decided it’s “not possible” for the LA branch of the House of Windsor to “continue with the responsibilities and duties that come with a life of public service”. That will see Prince Harry and Meghan return their honorary military appointments and Royal patronages. “While all are saddened by their decision, The Duke and Duchess remain much loved members of the family,” the statement said. In response, Prince Harry and Meghan said “We can all live a life of service. Service is universal.” Ouch… Reports say Prince William is royally ticked off by his little brother’s response. Geez Oprah’s interview with the couple is going to be something… Meanwhile, 99yo Prince Philip remains in hospital in London and is said to be in good spirits despite the fuss over a visit from son Charles on the weekend…

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