Ahead of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee weekend, it was announced that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will appear on the balcony during Trooping the Color, but not alongside the Queen.
ahead of the Anniversary Over the weekend, some palace aides were said to be “investigating reports” about whether the Duke and Duchess of Sussex would consider returning to work as royals.
This would depend on whether their burgeoning media careers turn out to be “less durable than they hoped.”
The revelations come on the first day of the Queen’s platinum jubilee weekend, as Britons prepare to celebrate 70 years of her reign.
In the run up to the celebration weekend, there were a number of reports as to whether the Sussexes would make an appearance.
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But now it has been confirmed that the couple will appear on the balcony during the Trooping of the Colour, but not alongside the Queen.
Richard Kay told the daily mail Advisors are also looking into reports that Harry and Meghan may be tempted to return to the royal fold if their media careers turn out to be less durable than they hoped.
“Its deals with streaming giant Netflix under pressure no longer look so promising, while the deal with Spotify has yet to materialize.”
The couple flew their children Archie, three, and Lilibet, 11 months, from California yesterday, where they moved after leaving real life.
They will come face to face with other royals including the Duchess of Cambridge and the Duchess of Cornwall for the first time in two years when they gather on the balcony at Horse Guards Parade.
However, even when they return to take part in the Jubilee celebrations, there are some nerves in the Queen’s household over Harry’s “intimate and candid” memories.
Despite originally being billed for release this fall, there has been no sign of the book since and it is not on any pre-release book lists.
Attendees are reportedly unaware if a manuscript exists and has been sent to publishers, or if the prince and his ghostwriter are still working on it.
Royal commentator and author Tina Brown suggested that the Palace match the money publishers paid Harry to abandon the book. Harry He reportedly got a £14.5 million advance on the book. .
While the Sussexes will be in attendance, Prince Andrew will not be at the event following his £12m payout over sex scandal claims.
However, tomorrow he could attend a service of thanksgiving at St. Paul’s Cathedral with other members of the family.
Harry and Meghan will not be on the Palace balcony for an RAF flight later today after the Queen said only working royals would attend.
Prince Charles, Prince William and Princess Anne will join the Queen at the Palace.
Buckingham Palace last night issued a new portrait of the Queen to mark the Jubilee, taken by royal photographer Ranald Mackechnie in the Victoria Hall at Windsor Castle on May 25.