After months of uncertainty, the world learned this this week Prince Harry will do Attending the coronation of King Charles On May 6.
Palace officials are reportedly worried that Harry will skip the ceremony and that the prince’s absence will overshadow the king’s big day.
And this week’s news appears to be a win for the royal family in more ways than one.
Because in addition to announcing that Harry will be present, the Sussexes have also confirmed that Meghan Markle will be staying at home.
This eases matters for all concerned, but no one seems to be more excited about Meg’s absence than Prince William and Kate Middleton.
According to royal expert Eloise Parker, Will and Kate do is not They want to be the center of attention, and Megan’s decision to sit this out means that “a little bit of attention will be on them, who’s looking where, who’s reading lips, [and] What is in between?
“There is such a feverish passion in these relationships and the reality is that there will never be a ‘Real Housewives’ moment between these women.” Parker said. Page six this week.
“Everything is tightly covered, and I think for Kate, Meghan’s absence will help her to continue that way.”
It’s a win-win as Meghan doesn’t have to worry about clashing with Will and Kate, but Harry can play the big man by showing off his dad’s big day despite their recent tensions.
A source close to the Sussexes said Harry’s decision to attend the coronation was largely a result of optics – he understood how bad it would be if he wasn’t there.
“After all that’s been said and done, Harry and Meghan’s words about the importance of family are matched by their actions,” the insider says.
In a way, the couple can have their cake and eat it too:
Harry’s presence is seen as a sign of reconciliation Meghan’s fans appreciate her decision to stay at home protesting the abuse she received from the royal family.
Of course, at the end of the day, the focus will be mainly on Charles for the crown.
The worry among the royal family is that they fear the king will be overshadowed by the Sussexes.
Hopefully, Chuck appreciates the lengths Harry and Meghan went to to prevent that from happening.