The Countess of Sandwich, Julie Montagu, predicted that the royal duo Meghan and Harry would take a step back from their roles and move out of UK.
For most of us, it’s not easy to imagine what it must feel like getting married into a royal family and leaving your life as an ambitious artist behind. So, when Meghan Markle decided to marry Prince Harry, it was an interesting situation to look into.
- Meet the woman who predicted Meghan-Harry’s ‘Megxit’.
- Reasons why Meghan Markle and Prince Harry stepped down from royal duties.
- How Meghan and Harry plan to become financially independent.
A successful, independent woman becoming a part of a family that tightly holds onto its traditions and protocols. Nobody ever thought it would be an easy task.
Meet the woman who predicted Meghan-Harry’s ‘Megxit’.
But there is a woman who understood what Meghan went through and even predicted that the couple would take a step back eventually. Julie Montagu is an American blogger and yoga instructor who became a part of British nobility back in 2005.
She married Luke Montagu, Viscount Hinchingbrooke. So, being in a situation not far from the one in which Meghan found herself, she had shared her views on the royal duo. Her views were brushed aside initially until they came true six months later.
She spoke to ‘Insider’ about her views on Meghan Markle and Prince Harry stepping back in January this year, “It didn’t surprise me. Maybe about six months ago, I was on some program over here in the UK, and I said if the tabloid press continues like this, they will move away. And I was almost mocked for saying that, but sure enough they moved away.”
She further added,
“I think that obviously with me being an American living over here for the last 20 years, you get an insight into the difference between British press, and the British tabloid press. If you compare the tabloids here to America, there’s only a couple over there and you don’t really take them seriously. But over here, they’re relentless. In my view, if people really start reading the articles written about her, they would understand why they wanted to move away.”.
Reasons why Meghan Markle and Prince Harry stepped down from royal duties.
The infamous word ‘Megxit’ started doing rounds once Meghan Markle and Prince Harry announced their decision to step back from royal duties in January 2020. Since their relationship had come into the limelight back in 2018, they have constantly had to face the bad side of media. The British tabloids adamantly critiqued Markle’s every move and it was only fair when the couple decided to fight back, as pointed out by Julie Montagu.
How Meghan and Harry plan to become financially independent.
Now that they have successfully distanced themselves from royal duties, they plan to become financially independent. According to ‘Business Insider’, their progressive decision can likely include book deals and speaking engagements.
As her first job post stepping down, Meghan had bagged a voice-over deal with Disney for a live-action documentary called ‘Elephant’. There are claims that she could also return to the small screen as many offers have come her way, including one from ‘Suits’. As of now, she seems to be on a break and is spending precious time with Archie and Harry. But it’s bound to be a dramatic moment when she does return to TV and movie roles. We sure look forward to seeing her back in action.
Prince Harry, on the other hand, might step into a financial area of work. The sources say that he’s trying to work up a deal with Goldman Sachs that involves one of his royal charities. He could also become a part of speaking engagements for the financial giant.
Whatever they decide to do next with their independence and passion, we wish them only the best for their endeavours! What do you think about their plans so far? Do you think it was a wise move to step down from their royal positions? Let us know in the comments section below!