As Meghan Markle and Prince Harry stir up controversy over their split from the royal family many have been reflecting on the beginning of their relationship. At the beginning of Meghan and Harry’s relationship fans of the royal family were smitten over the adorable young couple. Since then many have turned their backs on the prince and his wife. When was the exact moment so many’s opinions of the young lovers changed? Many point to one defining choice before the split.
There was a time when every fan of the royal family was cheering for Prince Harry and his charming fiance. The world couldn’t get enough of Harry and Meghan and waited breathlessly to see them take their next step in life together. They were the world’s sweethearts and could do no wrong. Many repeatedly stood up for Meghan when the media cast an unfair light on her. Leading up to the Royal wedding Meghan had one of the most searches names on earth.
Once plans for the royal wedding began to come into place the public couldn’t get enough. The excitement was absolutely electric. Many commented that the wedding of Meghan Markle and her prince was as exciting for fans as that of Harry’s parents Prince Charles and Princess Diana. Millions around the globe watched as the beautiful young couple exchanged vows and became husband and wife. It was like a fairytale and it swept fans around the world up into a fantasy.
The excitement over the royal wedding could only be topped by one thing. The announcement of a royal baby. When Meghan and Harry broke the news of their coming addition fans everywhere were overjoyed. After the couple was married in May of 2018 they made short work of starting their family. Kensington Palace announced the couple’s pregnancy and details slowly emerged. It was revealed that the Duchess was expecting her baby in the Spring of 2019. The word couldn’t wait to meet the newest royal.
The image of the royals as a close, warm and intimate is sacred to many of their fans. They love imagining the royal family sitting around a fire together and bonding. After baby Archie was born royal fans likely expected him to spend time every day bonding with his little cousins. When Meghan and Harry announced they’d be moving to Frogmore Cottage many were heartbroken. The move put the couple an hour away from Kensington Palace and the rest of the royal family.
After the move to Frogmore Cottage, public opinion began to change. Meghan and Harry were no longer the apples of royal fans’ eyes. The move took place shortly before baby Archie was born. Millions of dollars were spent on renovations to make the cottage livable. The couple soon announced that they planned to step down as senior royals and their reputations were further strained. They agreed to pay back the funds used to renovate Frogmore Cottage but the damage to their reputations was already done.