Meghan Markle and Harry ‘shut door’ of UK return with Frogmore pay-off!
MEGHAN Markle and Prince Harry made another
step towards independence from the Royal Family after repaying the taxpayer’s
money for the renovation of their old Frogmore Cottage residence.
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protection rights.Meghan and Harry are in a probation period which will last
until next month, which he suggested is “leaving the door open” for them.
He said in The HeirPod podcast: “I think it
just shows how keen they are, to truly be independent.”The renovation of
Frogmore Cottage took place between 2018 and 2019 and is estimated to have cost
around £2.4 million of taxpayers’ money.
Prince Harry’s spokesman said this month
the Duke had paid back the bill completely by contributing to the sovereign
grant.However, he said having the “looming” debt could have been “an excuse for
other things to be used against you”.The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will still
be able to use Frogmore Cottage as their UK residence, it is understood.
Recently, the couple signed a multi-year
production deal with video streaming giant Netflix.It will see the couple
produce content for the video streaming service including documentaries and
Harry and Meghan said in a statement:
“Through our work with diverse communities and their environments, to shining a
light on people and causes around the world, our focus will be on creating content
that informs but also gives hope.“As new parents, making inspirational family
programming is also important to us, as is powerful storytelling through a
truthful and relatable lens.”
Meghan has been involved in showbusiness
before – she was known for starring in the US television drama Suits before her
marriage to Prince Harry.However, the Netflix deal is not the only source of
income for the couple as they seek financial independence from the Royal
Family.In June, it was reported the Duke and Duchess could earn up to $1
million per speech after signing up to high-profile speaking agency Harry