Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will be spending the Christmas holidays with children Archie and Lilibet in Montecito, California, rather than returning to the UK. Despite the distance, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will likely join in efforts to cheer up the Queen as she spends her second Christmas away from Sandringham due to the pandemic. Her Majesty was forced to shelve her original plans to travel to Norfolk because of the rise of Omicron cases and will see a reduced number of relatives during the holidays.
Asked whether Meghan and Harry will speak with the Queen, Royal Beat executive produced Karene Barefield told Royally Us: “It’s been very quiet on that front.
“I’ve tried to get some information about what they’ll be doing but from what I understand, they’re just staying overseas.
“Again, it’s sad because the Queen still hasn’t met her great-grandchild.
“I can’t imagine there won’t be phone calls and Zoom calls, I’m sure they are going to speak to each other at some point.”
She added: “But yeah, definitely not seeing each other this year.”
Princess Diana’s former voice coach Stewart Pearce also suggested the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will be calling in to wish the Queen a happy Christmas.
Mr Pearce said earlier this month: “I would imagine because they are both, Harry and Meghan, extremely extrovert people.
“They will be really interested in sharing their Christmas in Los…