Royal members, reunited! Prince Harry i Meghan Markle they were noticed cheering Queen Elizabeth II during her platinum jubilee celebrations on Thursday, June 2nd.
While the monarch (96) was joined by other members of the royal family on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, Harry (37) and Meghan (40) from the Office of the Major General watched the Royal Air Force fly. Their two children, Archie (3) and Lilibet (11 months), were not photographed at the event, although they are expected to attend the Thanksgiving Service at St. Paul’s Cathedral on Friday, June 3.
The couple spoke with Prince Edward while at the event, according to the photos got the Daily Mail. The native of California reunited with the Queen’s great-grandchildren Savannah (11), Isla (10), Mio (8) and Lena (3) as they laughed together before Meghan playfully silenced the little ones.
The couple’s presence at the traditional Trooping the Color parade marks their first time in the UK at a royal event since retiring as senior members of the royal family in March 2020. It was initially unclear whether Meghan and Harry would travel for the anniversary, but Us Weekly they confirmed in early May that they planned to attend.
“Prince Harry and Megan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, are excited and honored to attend the Queen’s platinum jubilee celebrations with their children this June,” a spokesman for the couple said on May 4.
Unlike previous years, the duo did not join Elizabeth on the balcony of Buckingham Palace during the parade on Thursday, June 2. “After careful consideration, the Queen has decided that this year’s traditional Trooping the Color performance on the balcony on Thursday, June 2 will be limited to Her Majesty and those members of the royal family who are currently performing official public duties on behalf of the Queen,” a Buckingham Palace spokesman said. last month’s announcement.
Harry had previously returned to his homeland twice since he and Markle moved to California in the spring of 2020: in April 2021 to the funeral of Prince Philip’s grandfather and again three months later to attend the unveiling of a statue of the late Princess Diana.
Just a few weeks before the jubilee, Bench the author joined a former military pilot on a surprise visit to Queen Elizabeth on her way to the Invictus Games in the Netherlands. “She had a lot of messages for the UK team, which I’ve already passed on to most of them,” Harry told BBC One during a special TV show about the April games. “So it was wonderful to see her. I’m sure she’d love to be here if she could. “
Despite the sudden visit and their presence at the jubilee, relations between Harry and the royal family remain strained. “I would say the crack is definitely not healed,” the royal expert said Richard Fitzwilliams exclusively told Us last month. “It simply came to our notice then. “It’s a really extraordinary situation.”
There is less tension between Sussex and Prince William i Duchess Kate’s children, however. “It simply came to our notice then [each other]”, Said the insider Us exclusively about Prince George (8), Princess Charlotte (7) and Prince Louis (4) and their relationship with his uncle. “Charlotte will send thoughtful gifts and congratulations to everyone in the family, and at the very least she will invite them as a family to sing happy birthdays and so on.”