The Duke and Duchess of Sussex famously stepped back from their royal roles and moved to the US two years ago. They now live in Montecito, a leafy gated neighbourhood in California just up the coast from Los Angeles. Meghan and Harry have spoken at length about the pressures they faced from the media during their time in the Royal Family. In their bombshell Oprah Winfrey interview, Harry claimed that a “lack of support and lack of understanding” was behind his and Meghan’s decision to move away from their royal lives.
The Duke also said the decision to leave the UK was to get away from the press and because of what he perceived as a lack of support from his family.
Reports went on to suggest there was a certain tension between Harry and Meghan and other members of the Royal Family.
The fallout and subsequent events are charted and examined in tonight’s Channel 5 documentary, ‘Harry & Meghan vs the Monarchy’, in which royal experts like Ashely Pearson dissect the ins and outs of the saga.
In the programme, Ms Pearson described, described the “extraordinary” first meeting Meghan had with Harry’s grandmother, the Queen.
She said: “The meeting went extremely well.
“It actually ran over, which is an extraordinary thing for the way the Queen keeps her schedule.
“Meghan was warmly welcomed. Here she is – articulate, bright, intelligent, well-spoken, beautiful,…