Prince Harry Didn’t Blindside but Betray Queen Elizabeth? Royal Expert Exposes Prince William’s Brother, Meghan Markle’s Betrayal to Late Monarch

Credit: Netflix/YouTube Screenshot

Credit: Netflix/YouTube Screenshot

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle had maintained a good relationship with Queen Elizabeth until she passed away. The Duke of Sussex had maintained that he didn't blindside his grandmother, which could be true, but a royal expert claimed that he betrayed her.

Prince Harry Claims He Never Blindsided His Grandmother Queen Elizabeth, In Harry & Meghan

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex spoke about their relationship with the royal family in Harry & Meghan Vol II. Netflix dropped the final three episodes of their docuseries Thursday.

They spoke about stories leaking about their plans to relocate and step back from their royal duties leading them to release a statement about their decision. There were speculations that they blindsided the Queen by making their exit announcement without informing her ahead, which Prince Harry strongly disputed.


"This idea that I supposedly blindsided my grandmother never happened. I have so much respect for her," Prince Harry said in an interview conducted before Her Majesty passed away on Sept. 8, Entertainment Tonight reported.

Prince William's brother added that the Queen was aware of their struggles at the time.

"She knew that we were finding things hard. I'd spoken to her many times about it," Harry added, referring to their royal life.

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Prince Harry Betrayed Queen Elizabeth, Expert Claims

Royal expert Kylie Walters noticed a photo of the royal couple drinking tea inside Welsh Cottage taken during Lilibeth's birthday party in  Vol. I. The Sussexes celebrated Lilibet's first birthday on the Windsor grounds because they were in the U.K. in June for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. She believed the Queen had given them her permission to use it but not to film the place.

"It’s likely that the Queen gave them permission to use the playhouse for the milestone occasion, and the snap is from that day. It is the perfect venue to host a child’s party and the Queen would want to share her special place with Archie and Lili, who are rarely in the UK,” Walters told New Idea.

“While Meghan and Harry would have used the property with the Queen’s blessing, it would have been understood that this was a private event and it wouldn’t have expected that the Sussexes would use the day for profit.”

She noted that under the royal protocol, permission is needed to film and take photos in Windsor Castle and on the private grounds of Windsor Great Park, and she believed that the Sussex likely didn't have permission to film there for Netflix.


“Earlier in the trip, the Queen had put a stop to the couple taking professional images of her meeting their daughter for the first time, after reports surfaced that they hoped to use it in their Netflix series. The expectation would be that the pair would only share images from the party they had taken among close friends and family members. The Queen was the boss of The Firm and her word was law. Releasing the snap is a slap in the face to her generous gesture,” Kylie added.

“The image was shared with the public when Harry and Meghan opened up their private photo albums as part of their docuseries with Netflix… Given that the Royal Family deny they were given ample opportunity to respond to the series, it seems unlikely that the Sussexes would have asked for permission to share the photo either.”

All six episodes of Harry & Meghan currently stream on Netflix.

Stay tuned for more news and updates about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

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