The world was shocked when Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, announced their decision to renounce duties as “senior” royals, as was the Palace. No advanced notice was given to the Queen, but many speculated that they were growing increasingly dissatisfied with their life in the public eye. At Popular Everything, we’re breaking down all the issues that led up to their eventual split.
Signs that they were suffering from the intense media attention were apparent since the fall of 2017, where our timeline starts. Who would have thought that just a year and a half after coming into the royal circle, Meghan would want out? After such a surprising turn of events, it deserves a more in-depth break down of what escalated their decision. Check out this visual timeline of what they’ve been through the last few months.