It’s been two years since Prince Harry and Meghan Markle introduced their royal exit in January 2020. In an announcement on each their Instagram pages and web site, Harry and Markle laid out their intentions to step down as senior members of the British royal household and to “work to become financially independent.” On March 31, 2020, their departure turned official, and they agreed to a 12-month interval of assessment that ended on March 31, 2021. However, because the couple neared the tip, it turned clear that they would not return to royal life.
While talking with Entertainment Tonight, royal skilled Katie Nicholl defined a return to the palace is extremely unlikely as a result of “the general consensus is that this ‘divorce’ has worked.” She added, “Meghan and Harry left the royal family to become independent, to become financially independent. They’ve absolutely achieved that this year. They can now look back a year on and probably celebrate their decision.”
Later, Markle and Prince Harry revealed particulars in regards to the challenges they confronted as a part of the royal household that led to their determination to minimize ties as working royals in a March 2021 interview with Oprah. This included the Palace’s unwillingness to defend her, Prince Harry, and their youngsters from detrimental and typically racist press protection. “They were willing to lie to protect other members of the family,” she defined. “But they weren’t willing to tell the truth to protect me and my husband.”
The Sussexes have been thriving since stepping down as working royals. They moved to Santa Barbara, CA, and launched their Archewell Foundation. They additionally signed an enormous multiyear cope with Netflix, the place they may produce a wide range of tasks, together with their docuseries “Harry & Meghan” and an upcoming documentary in regards to the Invictus Games.
On high of that, they partnered with Spotify for a multiyear partnership with Archewell Audio, which resulted in Markle’s hit podcast, Archetypes. So, yeah, Harry and Markle are doing extra than simply OK as non-public residents.