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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are to throw “their heart and soul” into their work after it emerged how much their charity Archewell raised in 2020, according to royal commentator Duncan Larcombe. He said: “What we’ll see this year is Harry and Meghan really throwing their heart and soul into achieving what they want to achieve with Archewell because now that the figures for 2020 are in the public domain, a very close eye will be kept on how successful they are this year in promoting and raising the coffers of Archewell.”
Speaking to OK! magazine, the royal author said the publication of the Archewell figures “puts pressure” on the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to transform their organisation into a successful force for change and in showing the public they are a “power couple”.
Mr Larcombe referred to the multi-year contracts signed by the Sussexes with Spotify and Netflix in 2020 – which are reported to be worth several million each, although Meghan and Harry have remained tight-lipped on them.
He said: “It’s the kind of publicity that they certainly would not want and the other thing is, if you were to publish similar figures for Harry and Meghan’s private income for the same period, we were lead to believe it is in the tens of millions of pounds.”
He added: “So if their focus has been on having enough money to become financially independent as they said, they’ve achieved that.
“If they really want to prove…