In an effort to indicate solidarity inside the household, King Charles III included a household portrait of him and Queen Camilla, the Prince and Princess of Wales, their three youngsters, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis, together with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. The photograph depicts a contented, laughing household, and whereas King Charles III could have meant to incorporate the snapshot as an olive department, his alternative mirrored the deep rift inside the household. The portrait was taken 5 years in the past, in 2018, earlier than Prince Harry and Meghan Markle had their youngsters, Prince Archie and Princess Lilibet.
As one observer identified on Twitter, “Prince Harry, Meghan, Archie and Lilibet have been within the UK final yr for the late Queen’s jubilee. King Charles could not get a household image along with his sons and their youngsters final yr, so he’s utilizing an image from 2018 in his coronation program. They did not attend Lilibet BD social gathering.” One other tweeted, “The message is evident, Harry’s youngsters usually are not a part of the Royal Household.”
Low-key digs at Markle apart, King Charles III is reportedly upset that the previous “Fits” star will not be attending the coronation. “It’s unhappy, he’s very disillusioned that he will not see Meghan or his grandchildren however understands the state of affairs,” an insider advised The Solar. Whereas Prince Harry’s presence could also be a step towards reconciliation, Markle’s absence throughout a historic occasion could have cemented her distance from the royal household even additional.