Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been busy renovating Frogmore Cottage to ‘make it perfect for baby Archie’, but according to new reports the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are looking to relocate. Apparently, they’re eyeing up homes in Malibu as Meghan misses her friends and family in California, with her royal etiquette teacher Edmund Fry telling the Sunday Express: ‘Knowing Meghan and talking to her, she misses home. Meghan is a Los Angeles girl, born and raised here with many links to Hollywood and friends here.
‘It is possible to live stress-free and out of the glare of publicity here. LA and California are so huge, it is easy to escape to places with your family and just blend in with everyone.’
He added: ‘Many celebrities with families live their lives day to day without making a big deal of their fame, while enjoying all the great places that this area has to offer. People in this town see celebrities all the time and do not clamour for photos or interfere in their lives, so that would be an advantage for them.’
Now, Russell Myers, Royal Editor of the Daily Mirror, has stepped in to warn the couple that a move overseas could end up being very complicated.
He told ITV’s Lorraine: ‘This is what some people are saying, that she’s homesick, we know she fiercely proud of her American roots.
‘There are some rumours that some of her business associates have been looking for a place in California, in the sort of millionaire playground of Malibu, wouldn’t that be nice?
‘One can only hope they pay for it themselves out of their own pocket this time, rather than their taxpayer-funded home. But, potentially.
‘They have set up this new foundation, the Sussex Royal foundation, big charitable arm, will have an arm in America as well – so I wouldn’t be surprised at all. Obviously it comes with its own complications too, who will pay for it. Who will be the security aspect of it too? So watch this space.’
Could a move to the US be on the cards for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex?