Harry and Meghan’s olive branch to King Charles and Princess Catherine amid health woes

Jan 22, 2024
The move will no doubt be considered by many to be an olive branch amid ongoing tensions with Harry and the Royal Family. Source: Getty Images.

In a surprising turn of events, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, have reportedly offered their well wishes to King Charles and Princess Catherine following recent health concerns.

The unexpected move from the Sussexes comes as King Charles, 75, prepares for a “corrective procedure” for an enlarged prostate this week and Princess Catherine continues her recovery from recent abdominal surgery.

According to The MirrorHarry and Meghan offered their support to the ailing royals despite ongoing strained relations between members of The Firm and the controversial pair.

“The King and the Princess of Wales have received support from Prince Harry and Meghan regarding their health,” a source told the publication.

“The Duke and Duchess contacted both parties in different ways to pass on their concern and best wishes.”

The unexpected gesture comes in the wake of royal expert Tessa Dunlop’s public encouragement for the couple to extend an olive branch in light of the health announcement.

Dunlop, in an exclusive interview with OK! magazine, expressed her hopes for a gesture of goodwill from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle during this challenging time for the Monarchy.

“Within the family, often ill health or vulnerability can bring people together, maybe that will be the silver lining,” she explained.

She hinted at the possibility of a “Get Well” card from the Sussexes, emphasising the potential impact such a gesture could have on the strained family dynamics.

“It would be great if it did happen and it’s a reminder to Harry and to all of them, that we’re all vulnerable – don’t take anyone for granted,” she said.

“The subliminal reminder is that there’s fewer of them and they’re more stretched than they’ve ever been, there’s a bit of compassion for the older King.”

Whether Dunlop’s comments were what pushed the Sussexes to offer their best remains to be seen, the move will no doubt be considered by many to be an olive branch amid ongoing tensions with Harry and the Royal Family.

Harry’s departure from the Royal Family in 2020, commonly referred to as “Megxit”, signaled a major shift in the traditional dynamics of the Monarchy. Alongside Meghan, Harry sought a more independent and private life, distancing himself from the intense media scrutiny that had been a constant presence throughout his life.

The decision was accompanied by revelations in a 2021 interview with Oprah Winfrey, where the couple candidly discussed their struggles within the royal institution. The interview shed light on the challenges they faced and strained relationships within the family, sparking widespread public discussion.

Since stepping back, Prince Harry’s ties with the Royal Family have appeared strained, with reports of tensions surfacing. While occasional public appearances hint at attempts at reconciliation, the distance remains palpable. The evolving dynamics continue to captivate public interest, leaving questions about both the future of his relationship with the family and his life in the public eye.




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