After two weeks Queen Elizabeth II grieve and scrutinized by the British press, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are heading home to Montecito, California, ASAP, Our weekly report. Don’t get excited about their hasty exit up to family stresshowever: The couple only really misses their children, Three-year-old Archie and one-year-old Lilibetwhom they were separated.
“Meghan and Harry are preparing to return to Montecito almost immediately after the funeral [on Monday]where they will be reunited with Archie and Lilibet after being apart for more than two weeks,” We source said. “[It’s] longest period of time they were away from their children. “
“They missed the kids like crazy and FaceTiming them every day, but can’t wait to see them again and keep them after a few poignant weeks,” the source added.
A source also spoke to Our weekly on the state of Prince Harry and Prince William’s strained relationship. “The Queen’s funeral has given the royals a chance to heal as a family,” a source told the newspaper, adding that although there was still “tense” between the brothers, “both agreed to put aside any difficult feelings” as they mourned the queen.
William gave a small public gesture of solidarity for Harry and Meghan during the Queen’s Pledge Service at St George’s Chapel in Windsor. William invited the couple to sit with him, Kate, and the couple’s two oldest children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte. Notably, Harry sat as far away from William as possible, with Charlotte, Kate and George sitting between the two brothers.
Alyssa Bailey is senior news and strategy editor at ELLE.com, where she oversees coverage of celebrities and royalty (especially Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton). She has held positions at In style and Around the world. When she’s not working, she enjoys running around Central Park, getting people to take #ootd photos of her, and exploring New York City.