Meghan Markle: ‘We can’t lose our titles’

Being royal isn’t for her, being a Duchess is…

Meghan Markle Prince Harry lose royal titles

by Charlotte Oliver |

They’ve made increasingly barbed comments about their perceived mistreatment at the hands of “The Firm”. And last month, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex reportedly tested the royal family’s patience to the limit, after Prince Harry spoke out again against his family, accusing them of “neglect”, and saying his father has brought him up as part of a “cycle” of suffering.

Meghan Markle Prince Harry lose royal titles

But while Harry seems hell-bent on expressing his upset, sources tell us Meghan’s feeling apprehensive.

And it’s all down to reports that, with the Queen, Prince Charles and Prince William all said to be “deeply upset” by Harry’s outbursts, there are calls for him and Meghan to be stripped of their titles. Which would wreak havoc on their Sussex brand.

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Meghan Markle Prince Harry lose royal titles

“Meghan doesn’t want to give up being a duchess,” says an insider close to the former actress, who – since marrying Harry in 2018 – has used “The Duchess of Sussex” on all platforms, even writing children’s book The Bench under the name, despite being vocally critical of the royal family.

“She’s told Harry that they need to tone down the attacks on the royal family – she’s afraid they’ll take away their titles, which would be a PR disaster.”

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The insider adds, “Right now, she’s inundated with offers, and that’s in part due to being a duchess.”

Meghan’s fears come amid reports that the Queen had signed off on Harry’s bombshell documentary series The Me You Can’t See back in 2018, but had “no idea” that he’d be slamming his childhood and Prince Charles’ parenting.

An insider has claimed that Harry delivered a “misleading” pitch to his grandmother at the time, telling her it would be about soldiers’ mental health.

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