“By spending £ 11million on a cozy little estate in Santa Barbara, embracing American electoral politics and implicitly sanctioning a book that shames her in-laws, Meghan has irreversibly deserted an institution which she believes has no goal or even existence beyond. service to the queen and to the country.
Earlier this month Harry and Meghan moved into a new £ 11.1million home in Montecito, Santa Barbara.
Princess Diana’s former private secretary spoke about Meghan Markle
Meghan and Harry pictured with the Queen before Megxit
The 14,563 square foot property includes nine bedrooms and 16 bathrooms.
Harry and Meghan surprised the world in January when they announced their intention to step down as senior members of the royal family.
The couple have vowed to become ‘financially independent’ and to reimburse British taxpayers for the money spent to renovate Frogmore Cottage, their old home near Windsor.
After a stint in Canada, they moved to Los Angeles, Meghan’s hometown, shortly before a coronavirus lockdown was imposed.
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Senior Royals on the balcony of Buckingham Palace
Meghan’s mother, Doria Ragland, still lives in the town and has helped care for the couple’s son, Archie Mountbatten-Windsor.
Mr Jephson has argued that Meghan and Harry were not fully responsible for the deterioration of their relationship with the royal family at large.
Referring to the Duchess, he wrote: “We probably shouldn’t blame her, or at least not her alone.
“Theoretically, and against all odds, the Sussexes’ new plan for the future might have simply worked.
Meghan Markle pictured with the Queen
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex pictured with the Queen
“But, as so often with the drama that surrounds the modern royal family, when it comes to big stages, too few of the main players can move from good intentions to good, effective, real deeds.
“When the Sussex experience is properly investigated – as it should be, by conscientious palace leadership – then deep-seated complacency, vanity and confusion will surely be found among the culprits.
Meghan and Harry recently appeared in their new home on Zoom to promote causes close to their hearts.
Meghan spoke about her ‘personal experience over the past two years’ at a virtual event hosted by ‘The 19th Represent’ held to celebrate women’s suffrage.
She said, “There’s so much toxicity out there in what’s called, my husband and I talk about it a lot, this to save that attention.
“That’s what’s monetizable right now.
“So if you’re just trying to get someone’s attention, you’re going for something salacious over what’s true.
Separately on Saturday, Prince Harry spoke to athletes from the UK and Australia as they took part in a virtual ‘Home Superhero Trio’.
Meghan and Harry at Trooping of the Color last year
The prince took the opportunity to talk about mental health, an issue he has repeatedly highlighted.
Harry said: “You could say that we all want to have or feel the comfort of knowing that we have it in case we need it.
“Just because your life is sort of on the right track and everything is going according to plan, there are other people you might not have heard of.