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Royal Family 'Caught Off Guard' By Meghan Markle & Prince Harry's Statement

Royal Family 'Caught Off Guard' By Meghan Markle & Prince Harry's Statement

The announcement that Duchess Meghan Markle and Prince Harry decided to step away as senior members of the royal family has caused a stir, and now, a source is speaking to the rumors that have been circulating since the announcement was made.

There’s a rumor the royal family was blindsided by the statement released by the couple announcing their intentions.

People is reporting that royals including Prince Charles and Prince William were caught off guard.

“There is a lot of hurt about this,” a source told People. The site added that “There is also consternation that the release went out via Buckingham Palace email, as it was a personal statement.”

The source added that this “was so avoidable.”

The Queen’s statement in response had a lot of people raising eyebrows.

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