December 3, 2019 2:00 pm
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle spent their Thanksgiving on American soil. They’re at the moment on an official depart from royal duties, taking a six-week-long break within the wake of their vital battles with the British press. And whereas the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have saved issues low-key and have but to share any photographs from their travels, royal reporter Omid Scobie confirmed that the couple are in the US throughout an episode of his The HeirPod podcast.
“The Sussexes are away,” stated Scobie. “They’re on their break proper up till Christmas…they celebrated Thanksgiving privately with shut household, which is gorgeous.”
There’s additionally been information that Harry and Meghan are skipping a reception in London for NATO leaders, hosted by President Donald Trump. However they’re not likely making a political assertion–the royals are merely out of city. “The Sussexes are on official depart in the mean time so there are not any expectations for them to be there,” stated Scobie. “I believe it’s fairly regular. We’ve seen members of the royal household on absence on their very own private depart up to now.”
Whereas Harry and Meghan could have saved their whereabouts beneath wraps (we’d think about they have been in Los Angeles with Markle’s mom, Doria Ragland), they nonetheless wished their followers a really glad Thanksgiving on Instagram.
Harry and Meghan, together with their toddler son Archie Harrison, are additionally skipping the Queen’s conventional Christmas celebration at her fortress at Sandringham. Their spokesperson gave a press release in mid-November, saying that “the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are wanting ahead to prolonged household time in direction of the tip of this month. Having spent the final two Christmases at Sandringham, Their Royal Highnesses will spend the vacation this yr, as a brand new household, with the Duchess’ mom Doria Ragland. This determination is in keeping with precedent set beforehand by different members of the Royal Household, and has the assist of Her Majesty The Queen.”