Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have reportedly denied rumors that they blew off King Charles’ 75th birthday celebration. The Sunday Times claimed that Harry was invited to the party but declined, while a source close to the couple told MailOnline that they were never contacted about the celebration and were unaware of it until the stories broke.
The source said, “In response to UK media headlines, there has been no contact regarding an invitation to His Majesty’s upcoming birthday.”
The spokesperson’s statement contradicts the report from The Sunday Times, which claimed that Harry was invited to the party but declined. The source also said that Harry and Meghan were completely unaware of the party until the stories broke.
The denial from Harry and Meghan comes amid a period of strained relations between the couple and the royal family. Harry and Meghan stepped back from their royal duties in 2020 and moved to California. They have since made several public criticisms of the royal family, including accusations of racism and neglect.
The rumors that Harry blew off King Charles’ birthday party are likely to further damage relations between the couple and the royal family. However, it is also possible that the reports are simply inaccurate and that Harry and Meghan were never invited to the party in the first place.
Only time will tell whether or not Harry and Meghan will be able to repair their relationship with the royal family. However, it is clear that the road to reconciliation will be a long and difficult one.