“After many months of reflection and internal discussions, we have chosen to make a transition this year in starting to carve out a progressive new role within this institution. We intend to step back as ‘senior’ members of the Royal Family and work to become financially independent, while continuing to fully support Her Majesty The Queen. It is with your encouragement, particularly over the last few years, that we feel prepared to make this adjustment. We now plan to balance our time between the United Kingdom and North America, continuing to honour our duty to The Queen, the Commonwealth, and our patronages. 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 charitable entity. We look forward to sharing the full details of this exciting next step in due course, as we continue to collaborate with Her Majesty The Queen, The Prince of Wales, The Duke of Cambridge and all relevant parties. Until then, please accept our deepest thanks for your continued support.” – The Duke and Duchess of Sussex
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Statement from Buckingham Palace:
From a member of Sussex Squad on IG: This is a great choice.👏👏 it’s been months since the harassment from the tabloids, the racism towards Meghan and the inappropriate comments on her or even Archie are daily … not to mention the baseless discussions on their expense or their private life. Meghan and Harry find the freedom to live and carry the causes and the fights they want without being constantly accused of everything and nothing. Harry always dreamed of a free life that the monarchy by being in the foreground does not allow him. and if the media had been correct with his wife. maybe things could have been different.