Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Not Invited To Pre-Funeral Reception – Hollywood Life

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Prince Harry37, and Meghan Marklea41, have mourned Queen Elizabeth II next Prince William39, Kate Middleton40, King Charles III, 73, and other members of the British Royal Family since her death on September 8, but they will not be invited to attend her pre-funeral reception. According to a source for The Telegraph, the couple was actually not invited to the event after accidentally getting an invite earlier this week. Harry and Meghan seemed stunned by the situation, according to the insider.

HollywoodLife contacted both Harry and Meghan’s representatives for confirmation on the matter, but did not receive an immediate response. The event is organized by Charles and Camillathe Queen Consort, per Telegraph, and is intended to be attended by working members of the family only. According to The sunsaid a spokesman for the king: “This is one of the last moments for Her Majesty the Queen, as opposed to the first for His Majesty.”

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle leave Westminster Hall after receiving Elizabeth II’s casket from Buckingham Palace on September 14, 2022 (Photo: Tim Rooke/Shutterstock)

The news may come as a shock to some as the family united front in honoring the life and legacy of the late Queen, who died at the age of 96 and was the UK’s longest reigning monarch. Prince Harry and Meghan were spotted in their car on September 13 as Queen Elizabeth II’s casket made its way to Buckingham Palace in London from RAF Northolt Airforce Station in Ruislip and standing behind William and Kate at the service for Her Majesties’ reception Coffin at Westminster Hall in London on Sept. 14. In addition, Meghan and Kate were photographed violating royal protocol and embracing mourners outside Windsor Castle two days after the Queen passed away, per Us Weekly.

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Kate Middleton, Prince William, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle view the tribute left at Windsor Castle after the death of Queen Elizabeth II on September 10, 2022 (Picture: MEGA)

While Meghan and Harry, who notoriously resigned from their royal duties and moved to California in 2020, have seemingly been with the famous family every step of the way as they continue to mourn the loss of their queen, the invitation mix-up may be a disturbing one. reminder of their status in the family. The pair turned heads when they broke royal protocol and held hands as they left Westminster Hall on September 14, but many people, including body language expert Inbaal Honigman, pointed out that they no longer work royals so they should be able to show PDA. Harry and Meghan are grieving relatives and are under no obligation to follow royal protocol emphatically of their affection. Harry also broke protocol by crying at the Palace of Westminster on September 14.

The Queen’s funeral is scheduled for September 19, and her coffin will remain in London’s Westminster Abbey until then. Heads of State from all over the world, such as President Joe Bidenare invited to the pre-funeral reception.

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