The Commonwealth Day Service this year marks Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Farewell to UK as their new direction dubbed Megxit begins…
Harry and Meghan Markle prepare to reunite with the Royal Family one last time before Megxit officially begins 31 march onwards. The couple has agreed for a status review in 12 months. Which simply means nothing is final.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are on their UK Farewell Tour they will be making their final official appearance as ‘senior royals’ as the tour comes to an end. This also puts end to a two-month-long Megxit saga after the couple first announced in January their decision to step down as official royals.
Before the tour Prince Harry had a 4-hour long lunch with his grandmother The Queen of England. It was their first meeting since the Sandringham summit in January. Reportedly, Queen Elizabeth has told his grandson that ‘he’ll always be welcomed back.’
Sussex Royal’s Farewell UK Tour
During their final tour Prince Harry and Meghan Markle undertook several official engagements notably Mountbatten Festival of Music at London’s Royal Albert Hall. This was marked as Harry’s final appearance as Captain-General of the Royal Marines.
The couple got a long-standing ovation by the crowd at the festival. They were greeted with a sustained round of applause before they took their seats in the royal box. Harry who has served in as Capt Windsor for 10 long years was caught teary-eyed at the end of the night by the paparazzi.
On Women’s Day, Meghan in her individual capacity visited Robert Clack School, to celebrate the women of the future, and also highlight the important role men and boys play. Markle also made a low-key visit to her patrons at the National Theatre.
On Sunday, Queen Elizabeth invited Harry and Meghan for the Sunday church service.
The Megxit life
After Harry and Meghan’s the JP Morgan and Disney voice over stint. Now, it’s being reported that the couple is lining up more work. CNBC confirms, Harry is in talks with Goldman Sachs, the banking giant for an appearance on their webseries, Talks With GS.
Whereas, for Meghan, the voice over was just a start for a long term partnership with Disney. Which means more work is underway for her. Reportedly, Markle is looking for a superhero role.
Till now the couple hasn’t done anything different from their official royal roles. It’s just now they can monetize events and need not run through their speeches and visits via Royal Press office.
According to royal historian and author Hugo Vickers, “The Queen has left the door wide open. It’s almost as if she has seen that there is a good chance that their schemes won’t work,” reported the Guardian.
With all official duties fulfilled Megxit begins, Harry and Meghan finally bid farewell to the royal life, the 12-month review will tell the fate of Megixt.