Prince Philip is "very, very disappointed" in Meghan Markle's failure to "support the monarchy" and her husband, a royal expert said.
The Duke of Edinburgh, 99, who gave up his nautical career to support the Queen, 94 when she came to the throne in 1952, was "irritated" when the Duchess of Sussex, 39, according to Ingrid Seward, didn't.
Speaking to Sky News, the royal biographer said the elderly prince couldn't understand why the former actress didn't follow his lead when she married 36-year-old Prince Harry in May 2018.
"I think he is very, very disappointed because I think he feels like he has given up his sea career to stand by the queen and help the monarchy," she said.
Prince Philip is "very, very disappointed" in Meghan Markle's failure to "support the monarchy" and her husband, a royal expert said
“And why can't Meghan just give up her acting career, support her husband and support the monarchy?
“As he always said to Diana, this is not a popularity contest, we all work together.
"He just can't understand why she couldn't support and help Harry instead of wanting her voice."
Ms. Steward said Prince Philip did not want to be part of the talks on the future of the Sussexes outside the monarchy that took place in Sandringham in January.
The 99-year-old Duke of Edinburgh, who gave up his nautical career to support the Queen when she came to the throne in 1952, was "irritated" when the Duchess of Sussex failed to do so in order to have "her vote", Ingrid Seward. Pictured: Meghan speaks at Fortune & # 39; s Most Powerful Women summit yesterday
The Queen called Prince Charles and Prince William to an emergency summit in Norfolk after Harry and Meghan announced their intention to go it alone and become financially independant.
Ms. Steward went on to claim that the Duke of Edinburgh no longer wanted to meddle as Prince Harry and Meghan officially resigned from the royal family in March this year.
& # 39; Of course, it irritates him a lot. And when they got to Sandringham Summit, Prince Philip was seen leaving the house very quickly before they all got there, ”she observed.
"He just doesn't want to get involved anymore."
According to Ms. Steward, Harry and Meghan had "everything to themselves for Philip: a beautiful home, a healthy son and a unique opportunity to make a global impact with their charity work". Pictured after the birth of Archie Mountbatten Windsor last May
Earlier this month, Ms. Steward spoke about Prince Philip's overwhelming sense of duty in a post for the Post on Sunday.
She said he was "saddened" that many younger members of the royal family "don't seem to share his values".
"For example, he has big problems with what he sees as negligence on the part of his grandson Harry by giving up his home and everything that was important to him for a life of self-centered celebrity in North America," wrote Ms. Steward.
"He found it hard to understand exactly what made his grandson's life so unbearable. For Philip, Harry and Meghan had it all: a beautiful home, a healthy son and a unique opportunity to make a global impact with their charity work achieve.
Ms. Steward went on to claim the Duke of Edinburgh no longer wanted to interfere as Prince Harry and Meghan officially resigned from the royal family in March of this year (pictured at their last engagement in London).
To a man whose entire existence rested on a devotion to doing what was right, it seemed that his grandson had given up his responsibility for his marriage to an American divorcee in the same way that Edward VIII had given up his crown in 1937 to Wallis Simpson marry. & # 39;
It was reported on Monday that Harry and Meghan were able to create a Netflix documentary with sensational home footage that was taped while they were leaving the company.
The couple signed a contract with the US streaming giant earlier this month for around $ 100 million (£ 77.9 million).
Yesterday at Fortune's Most Powerful Women summit, Meghan said she did not care about public "flattery or criticism" of her and hit the media for "misinterpreting" her statements to make them sound "more controversial." . or "flammable".
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