A friend reveals the Queen’s ‘painful and exhausting’ reaction to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

The Queen’s heartbreaking reaction to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s decision to leave the royal family has been revealed.

A source close to Her Majesty has claimed that the late King was exhausted when the Duke and Duchess of Sussex left the royal family in 2020 to start a new life.

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The Queen was injured when Harry and Meghan abandoned the royal familycredit: PA
The couple left the company in January 2020

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The couple left the company in January 2020Credit: Reuters

At the summit in Sandringham, the Queen’s decision was quick and final – they could leave the company but not have the trappings that come with being royal.

In her statement, the Queen thanked her for their “dedicated” work, saying she was “especially proud of Meghan”.

“My entire family hopes that today’s agreement will allow them to start building a new, happy and peaceful life,” she added.

But now the late Queen’s true feelings about coming out of shock have been revealed, in a new book.

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Excerpt from The New Royals, published in Vanity Fair She claimed that Her Majesty confided to her close friend that she was exhausted by the decision.

“She got really hurt and said ‘I don’t know, I don’t care, and I don’t want to think about it anymore,'” the source said.


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They also claim that it was a source of sadness for the Queen that she had seen so little of her grandchildren Archie and lilib.

And she was upset that Harry and Meghan didn’t join her at Balmoral for the annual “sleep in” she had for all of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

The book, written by Katie Nicholl, also talked about the couple’s awkward encounters with King Charles and Camilla after their departure.

She claims that the Duke suggested he and his father use a mediator to try and settle things.

The suggestion apparently “made Charles somewhat confused and Camilla dipped in her tea”.

A source added: “I told Harry it was ridiculous and that they are family and that they would take it between themselves.”

It comes as Meghan and Harry are believed to have returned home to Los Angeles yesterday to be with their children after nearly three weeks abroad.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were in the UK on a quick charity tour when the Queen tragically passed away – and the couple then extended their trip to stay in the country for the funeral.

Prince Harry, 38, and Meghan, 41, traveled to the UK on their charity tour, which included heading to Germany to begin the one-year countdown to the Invictus Games in Dusseldorf.

They were also expected to attend the WellChild Awards in London on September 8.

But it was then that Harry was told the troubling news about his grandmother – who had rushed to Balmoral in Scotland while Meghan was staying in London.

tragically done He doesn’t come back in time to say his final goodbyes To his grandmother the Queen, who died on Thursday.

On Monday, Meghan and Harry joined members of the royal family in mourning to pay tribute to Her Majesty – with The Duchess sheds a tear during the emotional service.

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The children were taken care of by Megan’s mother Doria Ragland66, while the Sussex family were away from their home in Montecito.

The Sun has contacted Buckingham Palace for comment.