Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will not resume their official roles following a bombshell biography about them walking away from the Royal Family, it's now been claimed.
The book, called Finding Freedom: Harry, Meghan and the Making of a Modern Royal Family by Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand, reveals intimate details of how badly the couple felt they were treated by Prince William, Kate, the Queen and royal staff.
While it’s been stated they were not interviewed for the book, they did give their blessing for friends to talk openly about what happened.
The writers have said they had full 'participation of those closest to the couple' and admitted they had access to Harry and Meghan's personal and professional 'inner circle'.
A royal household staff member told the Daily Mail, 'The door will always be open to them as much-loved members of the family.
'But it's hard to see how they can now salvage the new role they wanted as 'hybrid' royals, running commercial careers alongside royal duties from the US.'
Another source told the Mail: 'The review period has not yet been discussed but it doesn't seem if there is any way of going back now. Some very private family matters have now been aired in public, seemingly with their blessing. That will be hurtful.'
Indeed, royal insiders believe the 'bitterness' and 'score settling' that feature in the book will hurt the Queen, who gave them her full blessing to start a new life in North America.
She also announced that she would review the arrangements in January 2021 as the couple have kept their home, Frogmore Cottage, in Windsor.
Many were hoping Prince Harry would return in some way to royal duties but that looks unlikely now.
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