They began the year 2020 against a backdrop of scandal by announcing to give up their royal duties and status as members of the royal family. And after igniting the powder, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry packed up to take refuge in Canada, before settling in California. But according to the representative of Her Majesty Elizabeth II in New Zealand this Wednesday, August 4, the Sussexes were first tempted to take refuge in Oceania, far from any turmoil caused by their departure from the Firm. The confidence was slipped during an interview with Associated Press according to our colleagues from across the Channel. According to Dame Patsy Reddy, Archie and Lilibet Diana’s parents were open to the idea of moving to New Zealand for more than a year before formalizing their break with the Windsors and the formal life of working. royal.
The urge came to them following a two-week trip to the South Pacific, six months after their wedding. “When we sat down and had a drink they said they could imagine living in a place like this and wondered if we thought it would be theoretically possible,” said Dame Patsy Reddy. The spouses would have dreamed of a life in communion with nature and would have felt that New Zealand would have been perfect, given its paradisiacal landscapes and its climate. But by studying the logistics and organization of such an ambitious move, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry finally turned to the hometown of the ex-actress.
What are Meghan Markle and Prince Harry doing in California?
Their trajectory could have been very different. Because it is from their Californian villa that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are now building their empire, named Archewell in homage to their first child. A lucrative epic that took them straight to Spotify and Netflix, with which they signed two contracts at a premium. While the Duchess of Sussex is planning an animated series after the release of a children’s book, her husband is reportedly looking into her memoir. Their success makes cringe in the United Kingdom because, in addition to their ambitions, the rebels of the Crown chain indiscretions on their former daily life within the monarchy.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry © Backgrid USA