King Charles set to break silence on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle feud as 'plans are being made' for bombshell TV interview
Published: 30/01/2023- 12:09
Updated: 14/02/2023- 10:20
King Charles could be set to break his silence on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's feud with the Royal Family during a landmark TV interview.
Palace sources are lining up a TV interview with the BBC for the King ahead of the Coronation.
The possibility of using the interview to address some of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's criticisms of the Royal Family has been discussed by the monarch's team.
If Charles is quizzed directly on Harry and Meghan, it is unlikely he will avoid the subject.
Prince Harry has not confirmed if he will attend King Charles's Coronation
An insider said: “Plans are already up and running for Coronation coverage at the BBC, including the profile on the monarch.
"It is not the done thing to avoid subjects in interviews, so it makes matters tricky."
They added: “Even one small comment on Harry and Meghan would make worldwide news.
"It could also prompt a response from Harry, which would be unpredictable, like so much. Everything is very delicate.”
However, the King could opt to pre-record a speech for the Coronation, rather than doing a TV interview.
The source added: “There remains an option for the family to simply produce a Coronation speech or content they film and supply. It allows control over what is said and would not address the Sussexes.”
During an interview with ITV’s Tom Bradby earlier this month, Prince Harry was quizzed on whether he will be present at his father’s Coronation.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry stepped down as working members of the Royal Family in 2020
The presenter asked: “If you are invited to the coronation will you come?”
Prince Harry replied: "There’s a lot that can happen between now and then.”
He continued: “But, the door is always open. The ball is in their court.
“There’s a lot to be discussed and I really hope that they’re willing to sit down and talk about it."