Harry and Meghan will not spend Christmas with the royal family

Since their exit from the British monarchy almost seven months ago, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have often proclaimed through their last videoconferences their "chance" to live a fulfilling family life in California with their son Archie (17 months ). A happiness that contrasts with their situation a year ago, when they had clearly stated that they were not happy with the Windsors.

In recent days, rumors have been rife about a possible return of the Sussexes to the United Kingdom for the holiday season. On October 14, 2020, the magazine “Us Weekly” thus affirmed that Prince Harry was preparing to travel to England to spend Christmas with the British royal family, “perhaps without Meghan Markle”. “Frogmore Cottage has been prepared for Harry's arrival in December. As for Meghan, she is not sure to travel with Harry, ”a source said.

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Also on October 14, it is the journalist Katie Nicholl, specialist in crowned heads, who for her part revealed to the “Vanity Fair” other plans. According to her, Harry and Meghan will not be spending the holidays with the royal family. The couple are planning to celebrate their first Christmas as a family at their property in Montecito. 'Travel around the world is very complicated due to the coronavirus pandemic and, at the moment, the Duke has no plans to return to the UK, certainly not until Christmas. The problem is if he comes he has to quarantine himself and that makes it pretty difficult, "a source close to Harry said.

On the other hand, Harry and Meghan do plan a return to the United Kingdom in January 2021. "They will return after Christmas because Meghan is due to appear before the High Court for the trial against the newspaper 'Mail on Sunday', which starts on January 11", we read. As a reminder, the Duchess of Sussex is in the midst of a legal standoff with the British newspaper for invasion of privacy after a letter she had written to her father Thomas Markle was published. "She is required by law to appear in person", we are assured. "Harry and Archie will travel to the UK with Meghan and they will go to Frogmore Cottage where they will be confined for two weeks," it was specified. If it is for this case against the "Mail on Sunday" that Meghan is returning to England, this escapade will finally be the occasion for Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles to see little Archie, whom they no longer have. seen for a year.