SELLING SUSSEX Meghan and Harry latest news – Prince Philip ‘completely BAFFLED’ by desperation to quit royal family, expert claims
PRINCE Philip is ‘completely baffled’ by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s desperation to quit the royal family, his biographer claims.
Speaking to the royal podcast, Pod Save the Queen, Ingrid Seward said: “Philip welcomed Meghan at the beginning. He was an outsider, he knows what he feels like.
“He feels he’s had a part to play, he can do something useful and help her, but whether he ever managed to do something I don’t know.
“I think he is completely baffled by Harry and Meghan’s desperation to leave the royal family. I think he feels they had so much going for them.”
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18 MINUTES AGO
‘NOT USING SOCIAL MEDIA IS A DEATH TRAP FOR ENTERTAINERS’
American TV personality Eric Schiffer has warned Meghan and Harry not to shun all social media.
The couple aren’t currently known to be using Facebook, Instagram or Twitter after they ended their royal duties and moved to America.
But Mr Schiffer has told Insider it could be a “death trap” as the pair launch their careers in entertainment.
22 MINUTES AGO
WHAT IS PRINCE HARRY’S NET WORTH?
Meanwhile, Prince Harry’s net worth is reported to be at least £19.2million ($25million), which is made up of an inheritance from Princess Diana and an annual allowance from Prince Charles.
24 MINUTES AGO
WHAT IS MEGHAN’S NET WORTH?
According to Business Insider, Meghan has an estimated net worth of £3.8million ($5million) which she accumulated from her acting career.
She starred in over 100 episodes of the legal drama Suits, where she was paid £40,463 ($50,000) per episode – according to knownetworth.com, towards the end of her acting career.
Meghan earned around about £291,339 ($360,000) from her roles in the 2010 movies Remember Me and The Candidate.
32 MINUTES AGO
KATE’S CALLS TO THE QUEEN
Kate Middleton has been given a direct phone line to the Queen so she can always ask advice and give updates on her three children with Prince William, it’s reported.
Royal author Duncan Larcombe claims Kate calls the monarch regularly – and even taught her how to use video calls so she can keep in touch with the rest of the family.
Speaking to OK! magazine, Duncan said: “Kate has her own direct line to speak to the Queen and she calls her to check in on her and give her updates on the children.
“She always leans on her for advice.”
35 MINUTES AGO
WHO WAS MEGHAN MARKLE’S FIRST HUSBAND?
Before marrying Prince Harry, Meghan was married to Trevor Engelson but their union was short-lived.
The pair said I do on September 10, 2011 in Jamaica, but divorced in 2013.
Pals of the couple said they split after Meghan developed a “close friendship” with Canadian ice hockey star, Michael Del Zotto.
43 MINUTES AGO
WHO IS MEGHAN MARKLE AND HOW OLD IS SHE?
Meghan is currently 39, and was born on August 4, 1981.
The actress was born and raised in California but then lived in Toronto, Canada, where the TV show Suits was filmed.
As a child, Meghan spent a lot of time on the set of US TV show Married…With Children because her father was a photography director on it.
Meghan was “discovered” at a party but while her career was starting out she worked as a freelance calligrapher.
45 MINUTES AGO
MEG’S ON-SCREEN SUITS LOVER ‘TOO INTIMIDATED’ TO CONTACT HER
Patrick J Adams who played Meghan’s on-screen love interest said that he has “pure fear” over speaking to her now she is the Duchess of Sussex.
Speaking to the Radio Times, Patrick said: “Quite frankly, I think I’m intimidated. I have no doubt I could pick up the phone and call her at any moment, but I don’t know what I would say.
“After our children were born, there were some texts sent and gifts sent, but I guess I’m a little scared. I think it’s pure fear.
“I guess I’m scared about the idea of breaking through whatever walls exist to have that conversation.”
53 MINUTES AGO
MEGHAN COULD HAVE EARNED £500K FROM ZOOM CHAT
PR expert Mark Borkowski says that the Duchess of Sussex could have raked in £33,000 a minute at the 15-minute at the £10k-a-head event.
Speaking exclusively to Fabulous Digital he said: “There is a curiosity in anything she does and has to say, her earning potential is very high.
“I would say she would get anywhere in the region of £250,000 to £500,000 for doing something like that.”