Prince William reportedly spoke to a friend after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s announcement to “step back” from royal life, according to an article from The Sunday Times’ Royal Correspondent, Roya Nikkhah.
The Times reported that Prince William told a friend: “I’ve put my arm around my brother all our lives and I can’t do that any more; we’re separate entities. I’m sad about that. All we can do, and all I can do, is try and support them and hope that the time comes when we’re all singing from the same page. I want everyone to play on the team.”
On Wednesday, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their plans to step back as senior members of the royal family, become financially independent, and split their time between the UK and North America.
Queen Elizabeth II is reportedly holding a meeting on Monday with Prince Harry, Prince William, Prince Charles, and Markle (who may dial into the meeting from Canada) to discuss Harry and Meghan’s plans, according to Buckingham Palace sources cited by CNN and NBC.
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Prince William has spoken to a friend about his feelings toward Prince Harry following the announcement that he and Meghan Markle are planning to “step back” as senior members of the royal family, according to The Sunday Times.
The Times reported that Prince William said to a friend: “I’ve put my arm around my brother all our lives and I can’t do that anymore; we’re separate entities.”
“I’m sad about that. All we can do, and all I can do, is try and support them and hope that the time comes when we’re all singing from the same page. I want everyone to play on the team,” Prince William was quoted in the article, which was written by The Times’ royal correspondent, Roya Nikkhah.
Even prior to Wednesday’s announcement from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, there had been rumors of Prince Harry and Prince William being at odds.
In an ITV documentary about his tour of South Africa with Meghan, Prince Harry said of his brother: “We’re certainly on different paths at the moment but I’ll always be there for him and as I know he’ll always be there for me.”
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle also split from the charity they once shared with Prince William and Kate Middleton in June. One day after leaving the organization, Markle and Prince Harry applied to trademark their own charitable foundation.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their plans to become financially independent and split their time between the UK and North America
The duke and duchess shared the announcement via the Sussex Royal Instagram account.
The couple wrote in the caption: “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 …read more
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