Harry and Meghan at odds with the Royal Family over use of the word ‘Royal’

The Duke and Duchess pointed out that they don’t legally have to abide by the palace’s wishes to not use the word in promotion, but have nevertheless agreed to.
1:26 | 02/23/20

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a cloud of suspicion and growing concern about tylee and j.j.'s royal from the name after that I shall new brand, saying the queen doesn't have global jurisdiction over that word. Reporter: Tonight, Harry and Meghan appear at odds with the royal family. Formally denied the use of the term "Royal" in their branding the pair pushed back in an extraordinary statement on their website, writing "There is not any jurisdiction by the monarchy or cabinet office over the use of the word royal overseas." The duke and duchess pointing out they don't legally have to abide by the palace's wishes, but have nevertheless agreed not to use the term royal in any territory. That must mean renaming their popular Instagram account and their soon-to-be launched non-profit organization. Harry and Meghan also noted they were being treated differently from other Royals, writing, while there is precedent for other titled members of the royal family to seek employment outside of the institution, for the duke and duchess of Sussex, a 12-month review period has been put in place. They very much wanted to continue to represent the queen in some capacity and to be told that they can't do that alongside not being able to use the name royal is a massive blow. Reporter: The sussexes still have a number of royal engagements before their exit from official duties this spring, with March 31st being the last day they represent the queen in official capacity. Tom? Julia, thank you.

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