Prince Harry looks ‘petulant and rude’ for skipping Philip’s memorial – What We Know!

Prince Harry, 37 and Meghan Markle, 40, shone by their absence as the Queen, 95, the royal family, politicians, European royals and friends gathered in Westminster Abbey to pay homage to the Duke of Edinburg earlier this week (pictured at 53rd NAACP Image Awards Show in LA in February)

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex shall be conscious that lacking the Duke of Edinburgh’s memorial service for Prince Philip has made them look ‘petulant and impolite,’ a royal knowledgeable has claimed. 

Prince Harry, 37 and Meghan Markle, 40, have been notable of their absence because the Queen, 95, senior royals, politicians, European royals and mates gathered in Westminster Abbey to pay tribute to Prince Philip. 

The couple, who stay in Montecito, California with their son Archie, two, and nine-month-old daughter Lilibet, introduced in March they might not come to the UK for the memorial.

The Duke, 37, is pursuing a authorized problem towards the House Workplace after being advised he would now not be given the ‘identical diploma’ of private protecting safety when visiting from the US, regardless of providing to pay for it himself. 

Prince Harry, 37 and Meghan Markle, 40, shone by their absence because the Queen, 95, the royal household, politicians, European royals and mates gathered in Westminster Abbey to pay homage to the Duke of Edinburg earlier this week (pictured at 53rd NAACP Picture Awards Present in LA in February)

Royal creator and editor-in-chief of Majesty journal Ingrid Seward, who penned Prince Philip Revealed, has advised The Mirror the couple ‘missed a possibility’ by not attending the service. 

She added they might have been conscious of the optics of their determination to not attend, and that it could make them look ‘petulant and impolite.’ 

‘Harry will need to have identified it could look petulant and impolite. And if he didn’t Meghan would have,’ she mentioned. 

‘The wall of silence was as loud as if that they had shouted from the abbey rafters. The usually verbose duke and duchess of Sussex mentioned nothing.’

The knowledgeable identified the couple, who’ve been vocal about royal milestones prior to now, have been noticeably quiet on Tuesday and shunned addressing the occasion on their social media or by their spokesperson and didn’t ship flowers to be displayed on the Abbey. 

The Queen was escorted to her seat by Prince Andrew, 63, on Tuesday as she arrived for the memorial service

The Queen was escorted to her seat by Prince Andrew, 63, on Tuesday as she arrived for the memorial service 

Seward additionally criticised the very fact the Prince didn’t supply an evidence when he introduced him and Meghan wouldn’t be attending the service just a few weeks in the past. 

The royal creator didn’t purchase into the argument that the royal was afraid for his and his spouse’s security as a result of Westminster Abbey was peppered with safety brokers and cops defending the members of the royal household and politicians in attendance.  

She added that the couple’s presence wouldn’t have distracted from the Queen, who was entrance and centre of the occasion and referred to as their absence a ‘missed alternative’ for the couple to reunite with their kinfolk and for Archie to satisfy his cousins.  

Prince Harry was the only major royal figure not to attend Prince Philip's memorial service on Tuesday. Controversially, Prince Andrew took a starring role in his first public appearance since agreeing an out-of-court settlement with Jeffrey Epstein victim Virginia Giuffre

Prince Harry was the one main royal determine to not attend Prince Philip’s memorial service on Tuesday. Controversially, Prince Andrew took a starring position in his first public look since agreeing an out-of-court settlement with Jeffrey Epstein sufferer Virginia Giuffre

She concluded that Harry will stay to remorse not coming to the occasion, which was his final probability to pay his respects to his grandfather the Duke of Edinburgh, and that he has offended too many officers too many occasions. 

Nevertheless, royal biographer Angela Levin questioned whether or not Harry will ever recognise his ‘appalling behaviour’ after being the one main royal determine to not attend Philip’s memorial service. 

‘He’s such a modified particular person, it’s troublesome to know if he’ll even remorse not attending,’ she advised The Solar. ‘The Harry I interviewed was caring and type and instinctive. These days, he’s so filled with resentment and “me me me”.

‘He doesn’t appear to have any broader vary to care about issues until they’re issues impacting him and Meghan.

‘Many royals from overseas made the hassle, but Harry’s pathetic excuse is that he didn’t really feel secure. The police would have had it utterly coated. The royal kids have been all there, the heirs to the throne, so it simply doesn’t make any sense that the safety wouldn’t be there.’ 

Royal biographer Angela Levin questioned whether or not Harry will ever recognise his ‘appalling behaviour’ after being the one main royal determine to not attend Philip’s memorial service

Prince Harry’s issues over safety additionally confronted criticism on Tuesday from Richard Griffin, who spent 14 years as a royal safety officer for Prince Philip. 

Mr Griffin mentioned: ‘Prince Philip was their grandfather so William has clearly had an excellent coaching from him and goes to be taught examples from him. I simply hope Harry will get a few of these issues in his thoughts.

‘It [Harry not being here] was an enormous disappointment for everyone. Folks have been speaking about it. Actually round the place I used to be folks have been saying he ought to have been right here. 

‘All this nonsense about how he couldn’t get safety, so far as I’m involved that was a pathetic excuse. He ought to’ve been right here to honour his grandfather.

‘On the finish of the day, if he was that nervous about safety, he may’ve caught together with his brother and father who have gotten fantastic safety and he would have been greater than secure.’

Different royal watchers additionally slammed Harry for being the one senior royal to overlook the tribute to Prince Philip, with GMB presenter Richard Madeley asking: ‘What’s he taking part in at?’

Prince Harry and Prince Philip at the Rugby World Cup at Twickenham on October 31, 2015

Prince Harry and Prince Philip on the Rugby World Cup at Twickenham on October 31, 2015 

Harry final returned to the UK eight months in the past to unveil the statue of his late mom Diana, Princess of Wales in London on July 1 together with his brother Prince William. 

Nevertheless, he does plan to fly to The Hague within the Netherlands in two weeks’ time to attend the Invictus Video games for injured navy service that he arrange.

The Video games run from April 16 to 22, which implies Harry would have the chance to go to his grandmother for her 96th birthday on the twenty first.

On March 11, a spokesman for the Duke confirmed that he wouldn’t return to the UK for the service – however added that he hopes to go to his grandmother quickly.

In April 2021, Harry flew again from California, with out Meghan who was closely pregnant on the time, to attend Philip’s funeral at St George’s Chapel in Windsor.

Royal creator Phil Dampier advised MailOnline forward of the occasion: ‘It’s very unhappy that Harry and Meghan received’t be at Prince Philip’s memorial service and I feel in the future Harry may remorse it.

‘He has mentioned that he doesn’t really feel secure with out Scotland Yard safety however to me that feels like an excuse to not come again to the UK and signifies the rift together with his blood household remains to be dangerous.

‘Harry was all the time very keen on his grandfather and was deeply honoured when he took over from him as Captain Normal of the Royal Marines, however sadly that didn’t final lengthy.

‘The pair attended some Remembrance Day occasions collectively and there was all the time a rapport between them, each being serving navy males who had seen energetic service.’

Mr Dampier mentioned that Harry ‘liked’ Philip’s sense of humour and praised him in interviews, including that this makes his non-attendance ‘all of the extra mystifying and unusual’.

He continued: ‘You get the impression he’s nonetheless very harm by what has occurred between him and his father and brother, and I’m positive they really feel the identical, however to overlook a memorial for his beloved grandfather is tragic.

‘Harry did fly over for his funeral and for the revealing of the Diana statue, however hasn’t been again since.

‘He shall be on the Invictus Video games in The Hague, however there should now be nice doubts about whether or not he’ll attend any of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations.

‘I’m positive the Queen could be very upset he’s not coming tomorrow however she realises she will’t make Harry alter his mindset in the mean time.’