A day for the royals! Queen Elizabeth II is about to handle the U.Ok., sharing a televised message on Sunday, March 7, forward of Commonwealth Day, Us Weekly confirms. The feedback will air on BBC One in a particular program that can change the standard Commonwealth Day service, which has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The TV spot is about to air the identical day as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are scheduled to give a sit-down interview on CBS, their first TV spot since stepping down from their royal duties in January 2020. The interview will start with the previous Suits star, 39, opening up about her life as a mom, adjusting to becoming a member of the royal household and the selection to step away. Harry, 36, will then be part of as they focus on their transfer to the United States and what’s subsequent for his or her household.
On February 14, the pair, who married in 2018 and share 21-month-old son Archie, introduced they’re anticipating child No. 2. Five days later, the duke and duchess confirmed that they won’t be returning as “working members of the royal household,” Buckingham Palace stated in an announcement, making their selection to step away from their duties in January 2020 now everlasting.
“Following conversations with the duke, the queen has written confirming that in stepping away from the work of the royal household it isn’t doable to proceed with the duties and duties that include a lifetime of public service,” the assertion from the palace continued. “The honorary navy appointments and royal patronages held by the duke and duchess will subsequently be returned to Her Majesty earlier than being redistributed amongst working members of the royal household.”
In response, Harry and Meghan launched an announcement, seemingly responding to the “public service” remark, including, “We can all stay a lifetime of service. Service is common.”
While a royal supply informed Us solely that the duo are “relieved” after sharing the information and “lastly free,” the queen additionally launched an announcement, admitting that she is “saddened by their choice” to step away for good.
“Harry and Meghan have achieved success past their wildest goals within the U.S. and are settled and far more content material dwelling in Montecito, doing their very own factor,” the insider tells Us. “They are decided to elevate their kids in a traditional, secure setting, out of the highlight, which might’ve [been] not possible in the event that they’d remained royals.”
Meghan and Harry’s interview airs on CBS Sunday, March 7, at 8 p.m. ET.
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