The Duke of Sussex was “absolutely furious” at the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations, according to a royal expert. Harry and Meghan only attended one public event over the bank holiday weekend – the Thanksgiving service at St Paul’s Cathedral.
They were seated opposite the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and did not appear to recognize each other or make eye contact. Harry was seen laughing with other attendees as the pair took their seats – but his biographer Angela Levin took a different view of the mood.
She told The Sun: “What really stood out to me that day was Harry’s anger – he wears his emotions on his face and he looked absolutely furious.
“He could have felt a lot of things, I don’t know if he had a wave of feelings at what he had given up. He is self-destructive and could regret what he lost, maybe he was brought back bad memories and was wishing he hadn’t come at all.”
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were also absent when the Queen and members of the Royal Family appeared on the balcony at Buckingham Palace. Earlier MailOnline reported Harry and Meghan wanted their own photographer to capture the moment the Queen first met their daughter Lilibet in Windsor – but a source said they were told ‘no chance’ as it It was a private moment.
The Sussexes are not believed to have spent any private time with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge over Jubilee weekend, with William’s family likely not having met Lilibet. A source said the brothers’ relationship remained “strained” after Harry and Meghan’s explosive interview with Oprah Winfrey.
But Harry and Meghan’s friend Omid Scobie said the Queen had met the little girl “on more than one occasion”, and had also met the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall before the Sussex did return to California.
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