King Charles III73, had a meeting with the British Prime Minister Liz Truss on October 12, and many people online couldn’t help but notice the photo of Prince Harry38, and Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, 41, on his desk. In the video, which was shared on Twitter via ITV News, the newly ascended monarch greeted Liz with a handshake and displayed several family photos. The photo of his son and Meghan was from a key moment in their lives – their 2018 wedding.
NEW: The King held his first weekly audience with the Prime Minister @trussliz tonight at Buckingham Palace pic.twitter.com/1nmTBAzlLJ
— Lizzie Robinson (@LizzieITV) October 12, 2022
People on Twitter were quick to react to the video, noting that it should come as no surprise that he featured a photo of Harry. “Of course King Charles loves his son Harry as much as he does William Prince of Wales,” one follower wrote. And one American admirer even noted that it shouldn’t come as a shock that King Charles has affection for his son. “Why doesn’t he keep a picture of his son and his sons [sic] family don’t get me wrong, I am [sic] American but all moms [sic] dads love their kids!,” the separate user added.
The wedding photo moment comes just over two weeks after Meghan and Harry were demoted on the official royal family website. Now their photos can be found near the very bottom, just above Prince Andrew, Duke of York, who was stripped of his royal connections in January. The late Queen Elizabeth II made the decision following her son’s association with a convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein in 2019. Sadly, the Queen died on September 8, 2022 after serving more than 70 years on the throne.
In particular, Prince Harry and his wife decided to step back from their royal duties from January 2020. They moved to California to start a life apart from the rest of the royal family, in a historic decision. And on October 11, Meghan didn’t hold back when she opened up about her struggles as a member of the royal family during an episode of her podcast Archetypes.
“I mean, I think at my worst point, to finally commit to someone who [helped],” she said during the episode, via Our Weekly. “You know, my husband got a reference that I can call. And I called this woman. She didn’t even know I was calling her. She checked out of the grocery store. I could hear the little beep, beep, and I was like ‘Hello,’ and I introduce myself. You literally can [hear her] going, ‘Wait, sorry. I’m just [confused]. Who is this?’ [I was saying] “I need help,” and she could hear the dire state I was in.
Harry and Meghan share two children together: Archie Mountbatten-Windsor3, and daughter, Lilibet Mountbatten-Windsor, 1. The late queen met the couple’s daughter in June, just three months before Queen Elizabeth II’s death. After stepping down from royal duties, Meghan and her husband moved to Montecito, Santa Barbara, where they are raising their family.