Buckingham Palace has completely washed its hands of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle after the couple violated one of the top rules that royals must follow by taking a side in politics when they “told Americans to vote out Trump.”
Daily Mail reported that a spokesman offered a stinging response to this, saying that they refused to comment on “not a working member of the Royal Family.”
This comes after royal insiders said that Harry and Meghan “crossed a line” when they participated in a new political video. While participating in a Time 100 video message, Harry called on Americans to “reject hate speech” while Meghan described the presidential race the “most important election of our lifetime.”
Though Harry and Meghan did not back a specific candidate, many thought it was “obvious, they were supporting Joe Biden over Donald Trump. This clearly did not please Buckingham Palace, as royals are never supposed to get involved in politics.
“We would not comment. The Duke is not a working member of the Royal Family and any comments he makes are made in a personal capacity,” the Buckingham Palace spokesman said.
Royal experts are calling for Harry and Meghan to give up their titles and sever ties with the royal family forever if they want to get involved in American politics.
“Prince Harry poking his woke nose into the US election and effectively telling Americans to vote against President Trump is completely unacceptable behaviour for a member of the Royal Family,” one expert said.
Former Liberal Democrat MP Norman Baker, the author of the book “And What Do You Do? What The Royal Family Don’t Want You To Know,” said that Harry should not be commenting on American politics when he is a “representative” of the United Kingdom.
“I think it’s appropriate for any private citizen to comment on the US election. The problem is that Harry has retained his HRH status and is not a private citizen but still a representative of this country,” Baker said. “He needs to stop trying to have a foot in both camps – royal when it suits him and private when it doesn’t. Or to turn on its head the old phrase, I agree with what he says but disagree with his right to say it.”
This piece originally appeared in UpliftingToday.com and is used by permission.
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