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Why Prince Harry won’t meet King Charles during his UK visit

Why Meghan Markle won’t join Prince Harry for his next visit to the UK

Prince Harry And King Charles III will be like ships passing through the night.

In fact, the Duke of Sussex won’t meet his father at all during his planned visit to the U.K. this week, a rep for Harry confirmed to E! News.

“In response to numerous inquiries and continued speculation about whether or not the Duke will meet his father during his stay in the United Kingdom this week,” the spokesperson explained in a May 7 statement to E!, “this will unfortunately not be possible due to Her Majesty’s decision.” complete program.”

The rep noted that Harry – who landed in the UK on May 7 for the 10th anniversary of the Invictus Games – “understood his father’s commitments log and various other priorities” and added that he “hopes see you soon.”

But Charles, who shared his cancer diagnosis in February, isn’t the only member of Harry’s family he won’t be spending time with during his stay in London. His wife Meghan Markle nor will he be there to cheer him on in person. Instead, the Duchess of Sussex, who shares children Archie4, and Lilibet2, with the Spare author – will stay in California before reuniting with her husband for a trip to Nigeria later this month.