Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are being kicked out of their U.Okay. residence, Frogmore Cottage, to make method for Prince Andrew, based on an exclusive in The Sun.
The British outlet revealed on Tuesday that King Charles is “evicting” the Duke and Duchess of Sussex from their residence close to Windsor Citadel.
A spokesperson for the royal couple confirmed on Wednesday that “The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been requested to vacate their residence at Frogmore Cottage.”
His disgraced brother, the Duke of York, has purportedly been provided the chance to stay within the cottage, as his time at his longtime residence, Royal Lodge, will be up soon.
The Solar reviews that Buckingham Palace and Charles started the method of asking Harry and Meghan to depart following the publication of the duke’s memoir, “Spare,” which got here out in January.
Sources additionally confirmed the information to reporter and “Discovering Freedom” writer Omid Scobie, who revealed the royal couple are said to be “stunned” and two different members of the royal household are “appalled.”
“All of it feels very remaining and like a merciless punishment,” an nameless good friend of the Sussexes informed Scobie for an article published in Yahoo on Wednesday. “It’s like [the family] wish to lower them out of the image for good.”
HuffPost has reached out to Archewell and Buckingham Palace for additional remark.
Harry and Meghan moved to Frogmore Cottage in 2018, forward of the arrival of their son, Archie.
The property introduced one press saga after one other for the couple, after they had been accused of constructing intensive, costly renovations to the house.
Following the couple’s step again in 2020 and their transfer to California, the 2 later repaid the roughly $3 million (2.4 million British kilos) wanted for renovations.
Whereas the couple haven’t but publicly responded to reviews about their being requested to depart Frogmore Cottage, they’ve been busy with a few of their first engagements following preliminary media interviews to advertise Harry’s ebook.
The prince will probably be collaborating in a live, virtual talk with doctor and writer Dr. Gabor Maté on March 4, based on an announcement final week. The 2 are set to “focus on residing with loss and the significance of non-public therapeutic,” adopted by a question-and-answer session.
Simply days after the occasion, the royal will converse at teaching platform BetterUp’s “Uplift” convention. The duke has served at BetterUp’s chief influence officer since March 2021.
Additionally final week, Harry introduced Nabiha Syed with this yr’s NAACP-Archewell Digital Civil Rights Award.
The Duke of Sussex shocked Syed, who’s the CEO of The Markup, with the honor via Zoom. The information was revealed on Friday, in the future earlier than the official NAACP Picture Awards present. Derrick Johnson, president and CEO of the NAACP, additionally introduced the award alongside Harry.
The royals’ Archewell Basis helps fund the award, which was introduced for the primary time on the 2022 NAACP Picture Awards to Safiya Noble.
Finally yr’s awards present, Harry and Meghan got an honor of their very own: the distinguished President’s Award, which is “introduced in recognition of distinguished public service.”
Earlier honorees of the President’s Award embody Condoleezza Rice, Rihanna, Muhammad Ali, Jesse Jackson and others.