As Prince Harry and Meghan Markle made their public return to Britain at Thursday’s Trooping the Color ceremony, some royal experts expressed hope that their reunion with Harry’s relatives during the queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations could help heal deeply fractured family relations.
More than that, one expert has mapped out how this reunion could make room for the couple’s possible return to royal duties.
The idea that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex could ever again have a role in the monarchy seems improbable to many, given their acrimonious exit from royal life two years ago. As the world faces the inevitable and difficult transition of power in the U.K., from the long-reigning Queen Elizabeth II to Charles III, the royal family will need to pull off an “epic rebranding” effort in order to stay relevant in the 21st century, famed editor and royal author Tina Brown said in an interview this week with the Times UK.
If Charles is smart, Brown suggested, he’ll work to mend relations with his famous son…