Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will no longer be working royals

Queen Elizabeth issued a personal statement saying she supports the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s wish for a “more independent life.”
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Major news at a bucking ham palace Prince Harry and Megan Markel no longer working members of the royal family. ABC's all my son in London tonight with a brand new arrangement just announced by the queen. It's official Harry and mega and the duke and duchess of Sussex will no longer be working royals. The queen issuing a surprisingly personal statement this evening saying she recognizes quotes. The challenges they've experienced as a result of intense scrutiny over the last two years. And that she supports their wish for a more independent life. She thanks the couple for their work saying close Harry meg and an art she will always be much loved members of my family. And in a special law to the duchess she adds I am particularly proud of how meg and has so quickly become one of the family. The palace confirming the couple will no longer represent her majesty. Nor will they use their royal highness titles but will remain did you conduct is of Sussex. There will also know number receive public funds and can now earn a living but close. Everything they do will continue to uphold the values of her majesty. Weekly news Supreme Court rebuffed. But certainly contrary to the rule taller tools to make it very clear they cannot in anyway tarnish the brand of wanted to. Palace sources also revealing this evening Harry and Maggie and now plan to spend the majority of their time in North America. But will keep from more content as their UK residents. All right mama son joins us now live from London in Lama after all the uncertainty of recent weeks tonight's announcement doesn't mean Harry and Megan will completely disappear. From the public spotlight when it comes to the royal family. You're absolutely right Tom yes Harry is six and lying to the throne he will remain a prince and he is still fun of the royal family which means that you'll continue. To attend big bounty events like the queens and not red but they celebrations. Tom while the hot sun for us tonight Lama great to have you tonight thank you.

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