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Meghan “does not want” Prince Harry to be alone in the UK during the upcoming unveiling of Princess Diana’s statue, according to a source. This is because the tensions between the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and the rest of the Royal Family have worsened since Prince Harry’s last trip to his homeland in April, the source added.
They told Radar Online: “Meghan knows how hard it was to attend his grandfather’s funeral alone and doesn’t want that to happen again.
“Harry was given the cold shoulder by most of his relatives, with several refusing to talk to him or even make eye contact.
“Since the funeral things have got worse, not better, so you can only imagine how he will be treated at the big event on July 1.”
Kensington Palace did not comment on the source’s claims.
Express.co.uk has also contacted representatives of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex for comment.
Meghan Markle will be in the UK in July, according to a source
Meghan Markle was last in the UK in March 2020
The source added Meghan and Harry could bring along their firstborn Archie Harrison on their transatlantic trip.
Archie was born in London in May 2019 and has not been in the UK since mid-November 2019, when he left his home, Frogmore Cottage in Windsor, with his parents for a planned six-week break of the Duke and Duchess.
Unlike Meghan and Harry, he did not return to the UK either in January or March 2020.
However, the source added, newborn Lilibet ‘Lili’ Diana will remain in California, as she was born only a few days ago – on June 4.
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Prince Harry on April 17
Prince Harry travelled to the UK in April to attend the funeral of his grandfather Prince Philip.
During the nine days he spent in Windsor, the Duke of Sussex reportedly had the chance to meet Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank’s son August Philip Hawke and held two conversations with the grieving Queen.
Ice between Harry and his brother William appeared to have been broken following the funeral service, when the pair was spotted chatting on their way back to Windsor Castle.
Harry and William also spoke with Prince Charles during the small reception held at the Queen’s residence.
Prince Harry attending Prince Philip’s funeral
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry may bring their son Archie along, the source said
Sophie, Countess of Wessex, was also said to have had a “lengthy chat” with Prince Harry during his latest trip to the UK.
In an interview with the Telegraph Magazine, Prince Edward’s wife said it had been “nice” to speak to the Duke after Prince Philip’s funeral service.
Following his return to California, Prince Harry has spoken about the Royal Family in two different instances.
Appearing on the podcast Armchair Expert, he was accused by some royal watchers of criticising Prince Charles’s parenting skills.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry got married in 2018
The Duke of Sussex said parents should try not to pass on to their children “genetic pain and suffering”.
In the Apple TV+ series he co-created with Oprah Winfrey, The Me You Can’t See, Prince Harry spoke again about Prince Charles as a parent.
He told Ms Winfrey: “My father used to say to me when I was younger, he used to say to both William and I, ‘Well it was like that for me so it’s going to be like that for you’.
“That doesn’t make sense. Just because you suffered doesn’t mean that your kids have to suffer, in fact quite the opposite.
“If you suffered, do everything you can to make sure that whatever negative experiences you had, that you can make it right for your kids.
Princess Diana would have turned 60 this year
He also accused the Royal Family of “total neglect” when he and Meghan went to the Firm for help in the wake of the wave of online abuse and criticism they were experiencing.
As announced last summer in a joint statement by Harry and William, Princess Diana’s 60th birthday will be marked with the unveiling of a statue the brothers commissioned in 2017.
The statue will be placed on July 1 in the Sunken Garden at Kensington Palace, believed to be Princess Diana’s favourite spot in her London residence.
While the presence of neither Prince Harry nor Prince William has been confirmed, it has been widely reported both brothers want to be at the ceremony to honour their mother’s life and legacy.