Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Lifestyle Will Change Now That They Are No Longer Senior Royals

In just three months, Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex’s lives have changed drastically. The couple decided that after braving the British press and public for years, they wanted a more peaceful and private life away from the constant scrutiny. Therefore in January 2020, they announced Megxit, setting the stage to step down as senior working members of the British royal family.

Though the pair finished up their final royal engagements in early March 2020, there have only been whispers about what they will do next. The pair have spoken openly about their desire to become financially independent, and various companies have expressed their interest in working with the Sussexes, but that is going to take some time.

Currently, the duo is in self-quarantine with their young son, Archie Harrison in Los Angeles, California. However, their lifestyle is about to become drastically different.

Prince Charles is supporting Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

From sheer star power alone, Prince Harry and Meghan will be able to garner major payments for their various work and projects. However, they do need to be strategic about which projects they want to take on, as to not embarrass the British royal family.

Until they can truly become finically independent, especially considering their massive security bill, Prince Charles has stepped in for financial assistance. “It is agreed that The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will continue to require effective security to protect them and their son,” their site read. And following their recent move to California, a spokeswoman for the couple stated, “Privately funded security arrangements have been made.” 

“Prince Charles will still continue to offer private financial support to Meghan, Harry, and Archie,” BAZAAR.com’s Royal Editor At Large, Omid Scobie, reported on Twitter. The pair also have a $30 million net worth together, and they reportedly cashed a lucrative $1 million check back in February, for a speech and appearance at a JP Morgan event in Miami.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are interested in an $18 million mansion in Malibu

The Sussexes compound is just temporary. The pair are eyeing a 10-bedroom Malibu mansion as their permanent American residence. The mansion, called Petra Manor is a 12,249-sq ft mansion in Malibu’s Serra Retreat community.

According to estate agent Tracy Tutor, the home is a European-style mansion in a secure gated community with 10 bedrooms and eight bathrooms. It also includes a swimming pool and cabana, jacuzzi, outdoor entertainment spaces, a state-of-the-art kitchen, tennis courts, a wine cellar, a tasting room, a theatre room, and a large dance studio.

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“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 For more information, please visit sussexroyal.com (link in bio) Image © PA

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will need millions to maintain their lifestyle

From their potential new home, security, and lavish wardrobes, the Sussexes will need millions in order to keep their current lifestyle. It is thought that they will emulate their good friends, former President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama.

“The Obamas are a great model for how to make money and keep it classy. They could find projects that are moving and sometimes Meghan could be in them. If it’s a documentary, maybe Harry could narrate it,” said veteran Hollywood public relations strategist Howard Bragman.

The duchess has already narrated a film, Disneynature’s Elephant. More projects like this will continue that will certainly put money in their pockets. “The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will spend the next few months focusing on their family and continuing to do what they can, safely and privately, to support and work with their pre-existing charitable commitments while developing their future nonprofit organization,” the couple’s team said in Monday’s statement. 

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Meghan Markle Gave Prince Harry Ultimatum About Exit: 'She Forced Him to Choose' After She 'Misjudged' Royal Life, Claims Expert

Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex are moving on to their next chapter, one that involves living a life outside of the spotlight and away from the constant media scrutiny. While many royal experts have disputed who pushed for the move, one expert believes that Meghan wasn’t prepared for the royal life and gave Prince Harry an ultimatum about leaving.

Prince Harry explained they had no other options

After the Sussexes announced their plan to step back from their royal duties, Queen Elizabeth finalized the details of their exit. They accepted the terms, which included giving up their HRH titles and use of the Sussex Royal name, as well as any public funding.

Prince Harry later discussed the reasons behind their decision to leave the royal family. During a speech he delivered at a dinner for supporters of Sentebale, he shared: “The decision that I have made for my wife and I to step back is not one I made lightly. It was so many months of talks after so many years of challenges. And I know I haven’t always gotten it right, but as far as this goes, there really was no other option.”

Meghan wasn’t prepared for royal life

In a piece for the Daily Mail, royal editor Rebecca English revealed how, according to one source, Meghan “misjudged” what life in the royal family would be like.

“One source close to Meghan told me that people needed to understand that marrying into the royal family hadn’t been easy for her,” English wrote.

“She grossly misjudged how culturally different the UK is from America. And then you add to that the protocol,” the source told English. “To be fair, she didn’t really have any girlfriends to say to her ‘if you don’t wear a hat when you are with the Queen, you are going to mess this up.’”

English added, “She didn’t understand how bad it was to getsomething as ­simple as that so wrong.”

“Harry didn’t know how to handle the situation. He would often go in to see his private secretary, Samantha Cohen, begging her to help. It was a bit of a mess,” the insider added.

Meghan reportedly gave Harry an ultimatum

It’s believed that the stress of royal life was overwhelming for Meghan, as English noted, “Another senior royal source told me Meghan had issued her husband with a stark ultimatum: Archie and me are your family.”

“Harry had been hopeful of finding a way to marry his desire for more freedom with his royal heritage, but Meghan convinced him there was no other option, she forced him to choose,” the source shared. “He has spent three months convincing himself he has done the right thing.”

Prince Harry reportedly emailed the queen and his father

When Prince Harry and Meghan first made their announcement, many royal watchers wondered whether they had consulted with the queen before sharing their plan with the world. English noted that when the Sussexes took their six-week break from royal duties, “unknown to anyone, the couple had in fact been ‘plotting’ a life outside of Britain.”

They reportedly “assembled a team of US advisers and managers” and before they returned to the UK, “in early January, Harry contacted his grandmother and father by email to tell them he and Meghan wanted out,” English explained.

She added, “Both the Queen and Charles urged him not to rush into anything” because, a family source told her, there were “complicated” details to sort out. Prince Harry, the source shared, “thought his family were stonewalling and decided to push the nuclear button.”

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Have Officially Turned Off Their Instagram Comments — Might Not Come Back

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been fighting a fierce battle with the press and the public since the two started dating back in 2016. And now that they’ve left the family, things have not become any easier. This is because critics have taken to the couple’s social media page to bash anything and everything they can. And it’s finally driven the two to turn off their Instagram comments altogether.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have had a tough time with the public

Ever since Harry and Meghan started dating, thing haven’tgone as well for the soon-to-be ex royals as they’d hoped. Meghan, primarily,was at the center of a media storm. The press practically refused to writeanything positive about her, which made it very difficult for her to develop arelationship with the public.

In a shocking documentary that was released late last year, Meghan revealed that she’s been struggling greatly with the impact that becoming a royal has had on her quality of life. And finally, in January 2020, Harry and Meghan decided to permanently leave the royal family.

Critics have written unpleasant words about the couple on Instagram

Ever since the couple’s announcement, their Instagram commentssection has taken the brunt of thepublic’s distaste for the couple’s departure. Countless comments havecompared Meghan with Kate Middleton, and nearly all of the top comments ontheir last few photos were seriously harsh.

“You are irrelevant,” one person wrote under the couple’s Mother’s Day post. “Please remove this Instagram and go underground and remain in your privy world,” someone else added. In the couple’s last several posts, nearly every top comment (liked by thousands of people) was bashing the duke and duchess.

The negativity has driven Harry and Meghan to disable their comments section — and shut it down

Harry and Meghan recently posted a photo with a message in their signature blue background. It was a thank you message to their community for the support and commitment to “the good in the world.” But, interestingly, the couple disabled comments under the post.

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As we can all feel, the world at this moment seems extraordinarily fragile. Yet we are confident that every human being has the potential and opportunity to make a difference—as seen now across the globe, in our families, our communities and those on the front line—together we can lift each other up to realise the fullness of that promise. What’s most important right now is the health and wellbeing of everyone across the globe and finding solutions for the many issues that have presented themselves as a result of this pandemic. As we all find the part we are to play in this global shift and changing of habits, we are focusing this new chapter to understand how we can best contribute. While you may not see us here, the work continues. Thank you to this community – for the support, the inspiration and the shared commitment to the good in the world. We look forward to reconnecting with you soon. You’ve been great! Until then, please take good care of yourselves, and of one another. Harry and Meghan

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This doesn’t come as a surprise, since they’ve been berated with negativity in the comments section. But it is shocking, since royals (though they’re technically not as of March 31) are supposed to always be open with the public. However, two people can only endure so much negativity thrown their way, and it might have been time for Harry and Meghan to go even more underground.

The two seemed to hint with the phrase “you may not see us here” that they’ve decided to shut down their page altogether. Time will tell if (or when) the couple re-emerges. For now, though, they probably just need a break.

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Prince Charles out of self-isolation seven days after he tested positive for coronavirus – The Sun

PRINCE Charles is out of self-isolation seven days after he tested positive for coronavirus.

The 71-year-old had been diagnosed with the bug last week after developing mild symptoms but is now in "good health" at his Birkhall home in Scotland.

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A Clarence House spokesman said: "Clarence House has confirmed today that, having consulted with his doctor, the Prince of Wales is now out of self-isolation."

However, his 72-year-old wife Camilla remains in isolation as per government guidelines which state family members without symptoms must isolate for 14 days.

Those who have symptoms must isolate for seven.

It is believed the future king had suffered mild symptoms last weekend while at Highgrove House in Gloucester and flew privately to Scotland on Sunday night where he was tested on Monday.

At the time, Clarence House said it was "not possible to ascertain" who the royal caught the virus from "owing to the high number of engagements he carried out in his public role during recent weeks."

The royal met with Prince Albert of Monaco, who later tested positive for coronavirus, on March 10.

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The Prince had been avoiding shaking hands with members of the public at a number of events recently, instead choosing to use the namaste gesture.

He last appeared in public with the Queen, along with princes William and Harry and other senior royals, at the Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey on March 9.

Meanwhile, the Queen, 93, remains in good health in Buckingham Palace.

But a royal footman in regular contact with the Queen has tested positive for coronavirus — raising fresh fears for Her Majesty.

The servant, whose duties included walking the monarch’s dogs, has been sent home and is self-isolating in the hope of fighting off the virus.

Dozens of other royal household staff have had home tests for coronavirus although all of them have come back negative.








 

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How Kate Middleton and Prince William Will Continue to Work During the Coronavirus Pandemic

The U.K. has finally ramped up its response to the coronavirus pandemic with Prime Minister Boris Johnson enacting a stay at home order. Like much of America, residents should only venture outside if absolutely necessary and if their job is considered essential. As figureheads of the U.K., the royals’ appearances aren’t really considered essential, but Prince William and Kate Middleton seem committed to continuing their outreach to organizations that deserve support.

One of William and Kate’s last appearances was at NHS111, the national healthcare service’s hotline for medical advice, on March 19. This visit came long after many countries already issued stay at home orders but shortly before the prime minister issued the U.K.’s.

While the Cambridges have relocated to Norfolk in the meantime and haven’t made a public appearance since March 19, royal commentator Richard Fitzwilliams spoke with The Express and suggested they will continue to help in some way because they have a ‘considerable responsibility’ as “morale boosters.” Richard also added that because Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are in Canada and “are likely to be sidelined,” Will and Kate will take on a bigger role.

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Catherine and I were proud to visit staff working at NHS 111, to pass on our personal thanks, along with those of my grandmother and father, to staff working around the clock to provide care and advice to those that need it most. • The last few weeks, and more recent days have been understandably concerning with the continuing spread of coronavirus. • But it’s at times like this when we realise just how much the NHS represents the very best of our country and society – people from all backgrounds and walks of life with different experiences and skills, pulling together for the common good. • Not only are NHS staff and emergency workers responding to the needs of the public, they – like the rest of us – are concerned about their families, friends and loved ones. • They need our support as much as we need theirs. • All of us have a part to play if we’re going to protect the most vulnerable. • That means acting on the latest expert advice, staying home if we or those we live with have symptoms, and avoiding non-essential contact to help reduce the spread of the virus. • — The Duke of Cambridge

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Katie Nicholl, another royal commentator, also suggested that William is apparently expected to “step up into statesman role,” in addition to contributing to social media with Kate. (William already addressed the nation in a video last week.)

At the moment, it’s unclear if William and Kate will make more appearances, but William did allude to them continuing to highlight services that will be helpful during the pandemic. Richard added, “Their movements are obviously followed avidly by the press and social media, and they are certain to rise to the challenge of boosting morale whilst complying with the behaviour recommended by the Government.”

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Prince Charles Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Prince Charles has tested positive for coronavirus, Clarence House confirmed in a statement on Wednesday, March 25.

“The Prince of Wales has tested positive for coronavirus,” Clarence House said of the 71-year-old heir to the British throne on Wednesday. “He has been displaying mild symptoms but otherwise remains in good health and has been working from home through the last few days as usual.”

Camilla, “the Duchess of Cornwall has also been tested but does not have the virus,” the statement continued. “In accordance with government and medical advice, the prince and the duchess are now self-isolating at home in Scotland. The tests were carried out by the NHS in Aberdeenshire where they met the criteria required for testing.”

Clarence House said “it is not possible to ascertain from whom the prince caught the virus owing to the high number of engagements he carried out in his public role during recent weeks.”

Charles attended an event in London with Prince Albert II nine days before the Monaco royal tested positive for the virus. On March 9, the Prince of Wales attended the Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey in London alongside his sons, Prince William and Prince Harry, and their wives, Duchess Kate and Meghan Markle. At the service, Charles actively avoided shaking hands with people and instead placed his hands together and bowed to guests.

On March 17, Buckingham Palace announced changes to Queen Elizabeth II’s diary “as a sensible precaution and for practical reasons in the current circumstances.” Charles’ mother canceled five garden parties and the annual Maundy Service and moved up the start date of her Easter vacation, leaving for Windsor Castle a week early.

“Many individuals and families across the United Kingdom, and around the world, are entering a period of great concern and uncertainty,” the queen said in a statement on March 19. “We are all being advised to change our normal routines and regular patterns of life for the greater good the communities we live in and, in particular, to protect the most vulnerable within them.”

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Prince William Has a Shocking Nickname for Kate Middleton Source Claims

Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge have come a long way since they first began dating in 2001 while they were students at St. Andrews University in Scotland. The duo dated for a decade, with a couple of breakups, before officially tying the knot in April 2011.

Since then, the pair have become a picturesque royal couple. They are very much a modern couple who have worked diligently to make sure that their children have normal childhoods away from the grueling spotlight of the world stage. However, the Cambridges have also leaned into the traditions of the British royal family, something Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex have resisted.

However, things weren’t always the picture of perfection between the Cambridges. In fact, a royal expert claims that Prince William’s nickname for Kate shows how much she had to learn on the job.

Kate Middleton is beloved by royal fans

Unlike the Duchess of Sussex who was never given a chance by the British press or public, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge is overwhelmingly beloved. The duchess is extremely committed to her patronages and charity work that focuses on children and childhood development.

When she is not with her own children, she is often showcased engaging with the tiniest royal fans and advocating for the mental health and well-being of others.

Though the duchess will never officially be queen even after Prince William sits on the throne as the Crowned King, the British public often refers to Kate as their future queen. She has been praised for her grace and her willingness to take on more responsibility as her work has expanded.

Queen Elizabeth was once concerned about Kate Middleton’s work ethic

Though the Duchess of Cambridge has more than embraced royal life. There was a time prior to her marriage to Prince William when the queen was gravely concerned about the duchess’ work ethic.

Following her years at St. Andrews, the duchess worked for her parents and then for a while at a design company, Jigsaw in London. Queen Elizabeth did not see those jobs as a career.

“Queen Elizabeth had grave concerns and believed that Kate needed to have a job and an identity in her own right before an engagement was announced,” royal expert Katie Nicholl explained.

Prince William calls Kate Middleton Duchess Dolittle

Though they are more formal in public, behind closed doors, the Cambridges like to tease one another. In fact, the prince often teases his wife about what was perceived to be her lack of work ethic prior to their marriage. The duke often calls her, Duchess Dolittle.

“Kate’s nickname could be a cheeky reference to the criticism she received before marrying into the Royal Family,” an insider told Express. “They can also be a rather childlike family. They love to play games and they give each other silly presents. I think it’s because they have to be so earnest in their public lives. Royals have always played in private. So William and Kate are really carrying on a long-held tradition.”

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Epstein 'said Prince Andrew couldn't have had bath with Roberts'

Jeffrey Epstein ‘said Prince Andrew couldn’t have had a bath with Virginia Roberts because Ghislaine Maxwell’s tub was too small for two people’

  • Top American lawyer Bradley Edwards made it his ‘life’s mission’ to jail Epstein 
  • In a new book, Relentless Pursuit, he tells how he brought the financier to justice 
  • Edwards reveals Epstein said size of Maxwell’s tub is ‘tough for two people to fit’ 

During our investigation of Jeffrey Epstein, he called me several times to arrange meetings. 

The first occasion was in the autumn of 2015. 

I was sitting at lunch with two of my law partners when I got a call on my mobile phone that showed the incoming number as 0000000000. 

Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, with Virginia Roberts, aged 17, at Ghislaine Maxwell’s apartment in London. The photo was developed in March 2001

I had never seen a phone number come up like that, so I walked outside and answered the call. ‘Brad, it’s Jeffrey. Let’s meet face to face.’ 

When I asked why, he responded: ‘I want to see if there’s a way for us to finally get divorced from one another.’ 

This was his way of implying that he wanted to find a way to resolve all cases that involved him. 

The call told me he was concerned. 

We arranged to meet the next morning at a Starbucks in Boca Raton, Florida. 

Yes, this was unusual. But things between us were far beyond anything lawyers could fix. It was just gamesmanship, part of an eight-year legal chess game between a genius sociopath and me, a lawyer in the business of playing legal chess against bad guys. 

I showed up to the Starbucks first. Epstein appeared wearing his customary grey sweatpants and blue suede slippers with the collar turned up on his monogrammed polo shirt. 

We talked for an hour about our philosophical differences, our factual and legal disagreements. 

He thought female sexual availability should be determined by biology and not established by arbitrary social norms – or the law. Under his law, science was all that mattered. Pre-pubescence, therefore, was where he drew the line. 

According to Epstein, the age of consent, if dictated by anything other than biology, was arbitrary – which was a word signifying that it should have no application in any aspect of his life. 

Prince Andrew pictured waving to a brunette from Jeffrey Epstein’s Manhattan home in 2010

How could a female whose body was able to bear children not be given the choice to perform the acts necessary to give birth? 

In his own twisted ideology, he thought he was invincible. He basically said as much. He loved to name-drop to let me know how important and protected he was. The more we talked, the clearer certain things about him became. He was a very torn soul. 

He wanted to resolve his legal problems, all of which stemmed from his sexually deviant behaviour, but he didn’t really want to change that behaviour. 

He loved to make jokes that were particularly inappropriate for the situation. He said something along the lines of, ‘Brad, let’s put our heads together and figure out how we can massage the narrative to make it more fair to me’, before staring at me and pausing. Then he added: ‘My kind of massage, of course.’ 

These types of childish statements were irresistible for Epstein. He would snicker afterwards, expecting a reciprocal laugh. 

While at Starbucks, Jeffrey looked at me and said: ‘You know, some of what Virginia [Roberts] is saying isn’t right.’ 

‘What part?’ I asked. 

The Duke of York with Emily Maitlis, who interviewed him for a BBC Newsnight special. Prince Andrew has repeatedly and strenuously denied Miss Roberts’s claims 

‘Didn’t Virginia say she and Ghislaine had a threesome with Prince Andrew over in Ghislaine’s apartment in London?’ He was clearly trying to embellish things to make her appear unbelievable. 

I corrected him: ‘No. She didn’t say anything about a threesome, but now that you bring it up, she did say that she was with you and Ghislaine at the apartment in London when Prince Andrew came over and stayed the night. You instructed her to entertain him. There’s even a picture to prove most of that.’ 

He said: ‘There’s a problem. Now I remember. She said she took a bath with Andy. If I could show you how small Ghislaine’s bath was in that apartment, it would be tough for two people to fit.’ 

This seemed like a weak point to force. ‘How about the threesomes with you and Ghislaine where Virginia was made to dress up as a Catholic schoolgirl and sometimes in latex outfits,’ I said. ‘That certainly doesn’t seem far-fetched given that Juan Alessi [Epstein’s former housekeeper] testified about Ghislaine’s sex toys and we know you particularly enjoy the schoolgirls in uniform.’ 

He smirked and said: ‘Does Ghislaine look like my type to you? Don’t you know me better by now?’ 

He loved to make comments like that, poking fun at the fact that he was attracted to young girls, a category into which Ghislaine Maxwell did not fall.

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry break silence on coronavirus pandemic

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex broke their silence and joined the ranks of celebrities who are trying to help fight the coronavirus. The couple shared a heartfelt message on Instagram, promoting solidarity and making a commitment to offer information and preventative measures during the pandemic. The image contained the quote, “This moment is as true a testament there is to the human spirit,” in the signature royal blue of the couple’s IG page. They added a lengthy caption, offering support to their 11+ million followers. 

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These are uncertain times. And now, more than ever, we need each other. We need each other for truth, for support, and to feel less alone during a time that can honestly feel quite scary. There are so many around the world who need support right now, who are working tirelessly to respond to this crisis behind the scenes, on the frontline, or at home. Our willingness, as a people, to step up in the face of what we are all experiencing with COVID-19 is awe-inspiring. This moment is as true a testament there is to the human spirit. We often speak of compassion. All of our lives are in some way affected by this, uniting each of us globally. How we approach each other and our communities with empathy and kindness is indisputably important right now. Over the coming weeks, this will be our guiding principle. We will be sharing information and resources to help all of us navigate the uncertainty: from posting accurate information and facts from trusted experts, to learning about measures we can take to keep ourselves and our families healthy, to working with organisations that can support our mental and emotional well-being. In addition, we will focus on the inspiring stories of how so many of you around the world are connecting in ways big and small to lift all of us up. We are all in this together, and as a global community we can support each other through this process – and build a digital neighbourhood that feels safe for every one of us. We look forward to sharing more over the days and weeks to come…

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In the March 18 message, the couple began by saying, “These are uncertain times. And now, more than ever, we need each other. We need each other for truth, for support, and to feel less alone during a time that can honestly feel quite scary.” The duke and duchess then drew attention to all those “who are working tirelessly to respond to this crisis behind the scenes, on the frontline, or at home,” and they called the global response “awe-inspiring.” 

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle then spoke of kindness: “We often speak of compassion. All of our lives are in some way affected by this, uniting each of us globally. How we approach each other and our communities with empathy and kindness is indisputably important right now.” 

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle share their 'guiding principle'

In this spirit of kindness and compassion, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle shared what they intend to do to help during the COVID-19 pandemic from their end. The couple wrote, “Over the coming weeks, this will be our guiding principle. We will be sharing information and resources to help all of us navigate the uncertainty: from posting accurate information and facts from trusted experts, to learning about measures we can take to keep ourselves and our families healthy, to working with organisations that can support our mental and emotional well-being.” 

They also promised to spread uplifting stories from around the world to spotlight how people are “connecting in ways big and small to lift all of us up.” Harry and Meghan concluded with a statement of unity: “We are all in this together, and as a global community we can support each other through this process – and build a digital neighbourhood that feels safe for every one of us. We look forward to sharing more over the days and weeks to come…”

Followers responded in gratitude with many thanking the couple. In less than an hour, the post received more than 100,000 likes, so it clearly resonated with fans. Meanwhile, Queen Elizabeth will be moving to Windsor Castle shortly as she continues efforts to avoid the coronavirus, and several events at Buckingham Palace have been canceled. 

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Prince George and Princess Charlotte Will Start "Remote Learning" Due to Coronavirus

I guess it was only a matter of time before the coronavirus had an effect on Prince George and Princess Charlotte’s life. In an abundance of caution, the royal family has been making adjustments to their calendars over the past couple of days. For example, Queen Elizabeth just canceled her annual Buckingham Palace Garden parties (which is a huge bummer), and Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are observing quarantine just to be safe. Following suit, George and Charlotte’s royal school, Thomas’s Battersea, is taking the same precautions to keep their students safe during the pandemic by moving their learning online—thank God.

Thomas’s Battersea has asked parents to keep their children at home because of the pandemic, and revealed that they will continue teaching students remotely through online lessons. The good news is that George and Charlotte won’t have to learn online for very long—the online lessons being on March 20, but their semester wraps up on March 26.

For the record, the school itself won’t be truly closed. Parents that are too busy to take care of their children during the day will still be able to take their kids to school. Thomas’s Battersea made a statement with the information, and wrote:

Glad the school is exercising caution during this strange time!

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