Meghan Markle and Prince Harry were last in the UK for the Queen’s funeral in mid-September. Royal author Katie Nicholl has since claimed the royal couple snubbed an invite to spend Christmas with the Royal Family at Sandringham. The King is set to keep the Queen’s Christmas tradition alive.
Ms Nicholl told Entertainment Tonight: “Christmas is always a really special time for the Royal Family where they traditionally come together.
“That has always been at Sandringham and my understanding is that King Charles is going to follow his mother’s tradition and host a family Christmas at Sandringham this year.
“Harry and Meghan have been invited for Christmas but it’s our understanding that they won’t be coming over to the UK, they will be spending the holiday season in California.”
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It comes as Meghan “made clear” that she and Prince Harry have no plans to return to the royal fold, Ms Nicholl claimed.
After stepping down from royal duties in March 2020, Meghan and Harry are “loving their lives in California”.
The Duchess of Sussex “made clear” in her latest interview with Variety magazine that they will not be returning to the Royal Family, said Ms Nicholl.
Speaking to ToDiFor Daily podcast, Ms Nicholl said: “Clearly she and Harry are very focused on their new lives and what they’re doing.
Meghan added that she is ready to “lend her expertise” to an actress who would play her in the future.
She said that any actors playing her in the future can “call her”.
The former Suits star said she hopes an actor playing her would “find the dimensions” of her character.