Prince Harry and Meghan Markle sit behind Prince William and Kate Middleton at Remembrance event

The Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry joined Prince William and Kate Middleton for the first time tonight since the pair spoke of their struggles with public life in a revealing documentary. 

Harry and Meghan were seated in the second row of Royals behind Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his girlfriend Carrie while William and Kate were seated beside the Queen at the Royal Albert Hall in South Kensington, West London for the Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance.

Meghan donned an elegant black fit and flare dress tonight paired with a pair of £621.72 Deneuve Bow Pointy Toe Pumps at the service – also attended by The Queen, Boris Johnson and hundreds of servicemen and veterans.  

The event is the first time the Sussexes and Cambridges have appeared in public together since Harry and Meghan opened up about their struggles in an emotional television documentary.

In the documentary, filmed during the Sussexes’ recent official visit to southern Africa, Harry said he and brother William are now ‘on different paths’ and have ‘good days’ and ‘bad days’ in their relationship. 

The Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry (pictured in front of Boris Johnson and girlfriend Carrie) joined Prince William and Kate Middleton for the first time tonight since the pair spoke of their struggles with public life in a revealing documentary

The Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry (pictured in front of Boris Johnson and girlfriend Carrie) joined Prince William and Kate Middleton for the first time tonight since the pair spoke of their struggles with public life in a revealing documentary

The Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry (pictured in front of Boris Johnson and girlfriend Carrie) joined Prince William and Kate Middleton for the first time tonight since the pair spoke of their struggles with public life in a revealing documentary 

William and Kate were seated beside the Queen at the Royal Albert Hall in South Kensington, West London for the Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance

William and Kate were seated beside the Queen at the Royal Albert Hall in South Kensington, West London for the Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance

William and Kate were seated beside the Queen at the Royal Albert Hall in South Kensington, West London for the Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance

Harry and Meghan were seated in the second row of Royals behind Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his girlfriend Carrie (right) while William and Kate were seated beside the Queen at the Royal Albert Hall in South Kensington, West London for the Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance (centre, left)

Harry and Meghan were seated in the second row of Royals behind Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his girlfriend Carrie (right) while William and Kate were seated beside the Queen at the Royal Albert Hall in South Kensington, West London for the Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance (centre, left)

Harry and Meghan were seated in the second row of Royals behind Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his girlfriend Carrie (right) while William and Kate were seated beside the Queen at the Royal Albert Hall in South Kensington, West London for the Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance (centre, left)

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex (pictured in the foreground) appeared to arrive before Prince William and Kate (pictured in the background) for the Festival of Remembrance. During a candid ITV interview last month, the Duke of Sussex acknowledged there had been deepening tensions between himself and William, following months of speculation about the state of the brothers’ relationship

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex (pictured in the foreground) appeared to arrive before Prince William and Kate (pictured in the background) for the Festival of Remembrance. During a candid ITV interview last month, the Duke of Sussex acknowledged there had been deepening tensions between himself and William, following months of speculation about the state of the brothers’ relationship

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex (pictured in the foreground) appeared to arrive before Prince William and Kate (pictured in the background) for the Festival of Remembrance. During a candid ITV interview last month, the Duke of Sussex acknowledged there had been deepening tensions between himself and William, following months of speculation about the state of the brothers’ relationship

Harry told an ITV documentary how he still struggles to deal with the ‘incredibly raw’ death of his mother, Princess Diana. He also admitted that his anxieties require ‘constant management’ and said felt he and his brother were on ‘different paths’. 

Meghan meanwhile told of the the pressure of life in the spotlight, saying she had ‘no idea’ of the struggles she would deal with as a member of the Royal Family.

She revealed her friends warned her not to marry Harry because the media focus would ‘destroy your life’, and admitted that since the wedding and during her pregnancy she felt ‘vulnerable.’

Harry’s comments in the documentary reportedly sparked concern throughout the Royal Family and among those around them.

Royal commentator Phil Dampier, who wrote ‘Royally Suited’ about Harry and Meghan’s romance, said senior royals ‘from the Queen down’ are concerned and branded the Sussexes’ comments in their new documentary ‘very serious’.

Mr Dampier said: ‘They had turned a corner with the Africa trip but all the good works were overshadowed by this attack on the press. They are either being badly advised or ignoring advice.’ 

Meghan donned an elegant black fit and flare dress tonight paired with a pair of £621.72 Deneuve Bow Pointy Toe Pumps at the service (pictured with Prince Harry tonight)

Meghan donned an elegant black fit and flare dress tonight paired with a pair of £621.72 Deneuve Bow Pointy Toe Pumps at the service (pictured with Prince Harry tonight)

Meghan donned an elegant black fit and flare dress tonight paired with a pair of £621.72 Deneuve Bow Pointy Toe Pumps at the service (pictured with Prince Harry tonight) 

Meghan looked radiant and smiled as she left her car under the shelter of an umbrella on her way into the ceremony this evening

Meghan looked radiant and smiled as she left her car under the shelter of an umbrella on her way into the ceremony this evening

The Duchess this evening

The Duchess this evening

Meghan looked radiant and smiled (left and right) as she left her car under the shelter of an umbrella on her way into the ceremony this evening

The Duchess of Sussex and her husband Prince Harry are greeted as they enter the Royal Albert Hall ahead of the Festival of Remembrance

The Duchess of Sussex and her husband Prince Harry are greeted as they enter the Royal Albert Hall ahead of the Festival of Remembrance

The Duchess of Sussex and her husband Prince Harry are greeted as they enter the Royal Albert Hall ahead of the Festival of Remembrance 

Also at the event tonight were the Duke of York, the Earl and Countess of Wessex, the Princess Royal, the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, the Duke of Kent and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence. 

This year’s event marks 75 years since notable battles of 1944, which included Monte Cassino, Kohima and Imphal, D-Day and the collaboration of Commonwealth and Allied forces.

It also celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Government Communications Headquarters and pay tribute to RFA Mounts Bay which delivered supplies and aid to the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian this year.

The ceremony is hosted by the Royal British Legion and commemorates all those who lost their lives in conflicts, with artists including James Blunt, Leona Lewis and Jeff Goldblum performing alongside the Central Band of the Royal Air Force and Band of HM Royal Marines.

During the candid ITV interview last month, the Duke of Sussex acknowledged there had been deepening tensions between himself and William, following months of speculation about the state of the brothers’ relationship. 

He made the comments in a TV documentary broadcast last night where he also attacked the press over the public scrutiny that he and wife Meghan Markle have faced.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex told of their struggles with being in the spotlight and the 'unfair' scrutiny they now face in interviews shown on an ITV documentary last nigh

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex told of their struggles with being in the spotlight and the 'unfair' scrutiny they now face in interviews shown on an ITV documentary last nigh

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex told of their struggles with being in the spotlight and the ‘unfair’ scrutiny they now face in interviews shown on an ITV documentary last nigh

Harry said: ‘I will not be bullied into playing a game that killed my mum.’

The extraordinary attack against the media comes after he and Meghan launched legal action against several British newspapers. 

Palace aides had repeatedly denied reports of a rift between the Sussexes and the Cambridges, who had once been championed as the Royal family’s ‘Fab Four’.

But asked how much of the speculation was true for an ITV documentary which aired last night, Harry pointedly refused to deny a falling out.

The 35-year-old initially laughed in response to the question, then added: ‘Part of this role, part of this job and this family being under the pressure it is under, inevitably stuff happens.

‘But look, we are brothers, we will always be brothers. We are certainly on different paths at the moment but I will always be there for him and, as I know, he will always be there for me.’

He added: ‘We don’t see as much as we used to because we are so busy but I love him dearly and the majority of stuff is created out of nothing.

‘As brothers, you have good days, you have bad days.’

Meghan Markle was interviewed by Tom Bradby (pictured) for the ITV documentary

Meghan Markle was interviewed by Tom Bradby (pictured) for the ITV documentary

Meghan Markle was interviewed by Tom Bradby (pictured) for the ITV documentary

link

(Visited 4 times, 1 visits today)

Leave a Reply