Prince Harry and Meghan Markle just made a huge statement on social media

Wait, WHAT?

Wait, WHAT?

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have officially split from Kate Middleton and Prince William to start their own royal household, something that has prompted rumours of feuds and fallouts.

Yes, the royal couple are uprooting to Windsor and setting up camp in Frogmore Cottage, currently undergoing a massive renovation to prepare for the arrival of their first child.

While fans were reassured that this would not be the end of the Fab Four, with the Kensington Palace set still alive and well officially, it seemed today that this might not be the case.

Yes, it seems that Meghan and Harry and Kate and Wills have split from each other on Instagram, something that any millennial will know, is serious.

'Welcome to our official Instagram,' Harry and Meghan posted as their first snap, alongside a gallery of images showing their past journey. 'We look forward to sharing the work that drives us, the causes we support, important announcements, and the opportunity to shine a light on key issues. We thank you for your support, and welcome you to @sussexroyal. - Harry & Meghan'


It seems like there's no hard feelings however, with Kensington Palace welcoming the new Sussex Royal account to social media.

'Welcome to Instagram, SussexRoyal,' the official Kensington Palace account posted. 'Follow for more on the work of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex'.

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This comes after the news that at one point Prince Harry and Meghan Markle wanted to be ‘entirely independent’ from Buckingham Palace in general.

Yes, really. According to Roya Nikkhah, royal correspondent at The Sunday Times, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle wanted to be ‘entirely independent’ from Buckingham Palace – something that was reportedly vetoed by the Queen.

But why Instagram?

Jenny Proudfoot
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