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Prince Philip reportedly refused to get involved in family’s Megxit talks

Prince Philip refused to get involved in Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s discussions about ditching their royal duties — telling Queen Elizabeth II, ”I’ll be quickly out of it,” in accordance to a report.

The Duke of Edinburgh, who died Friday at age 99, didn’t agree with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s plans to relocate to the US — however he did sympathize with the couple and understood that “folks have to lead their lives as they assume greatest,” the Solar reported, citing royal biographer Gyles Brandreth.

Nonetheless, Phillip opted to not participate in the Sandringham Summit, the place his grandson’s plans had been mentioned.

“I’ll quickly be out of it and never earlier than time,” he stated in response to the royal rift, the biographer wrote in the Day by day Mail.

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip
Prince Philip stayed out of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s discussions about ending their royal duties.
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He additionally wrote that Philip thought that the couple’s explosive interview with Oprah Winfrey was “insanity.”

Markle despatched shock waves by means of the royal family when she claimed throughout the sit-down that undisclosed family members expressed concern over the colour of son Archie’s pores and skin.

Queen Elizabeth II, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex.
The Duke of Edinburgh believed “folks have to lead their lives as they assume greatest” when it got here to Meghan and Harry.
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“I do know from somebody shut to him that he thought Meghan and Harry’s interview with Oprah Winfrey was ‘insanity’ and ‘no good would come of it,’” Brandreth wrote, referring to the Duke of Edinburgh.

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s interview with Oprah Winfrey despatched shock waves by means of the royal household.
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However regardless of not agreeing with a few of Harry’s decisions, Philip admired his grandson for his navy profession and considered him as a “good man,” the biographer stated, in accordance to the Solar.

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