Meghan Markle and Prince Harry risk ‘wrath of Queen’ as they ‘seriously push their luck’ over UK visit

Royal expert Duncan Larcombe has described the Sussexes upcoming visit to the UK a "calculated provocation"

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are “risking the wrath of the Queen” and are “pushing their luck”, a royal expert has claimed.

Meghan and Harry are set to return to the UK in early September for several charity events.

The couple will travel to Manchester for the One Young World Summit on September 5, before heading to Germany for the Invictus Games Dusseldorf 2023 One Year to Go event, and then returning to the UK for the WellChild Awards on September 8.

But royal expert Duncan Larcombe believes the Sussexes are attempting a “calculated provocation”, adding that they risk the “wrath” of Her Majesty over the trip.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry
The Sussexes will visit the UK next month
The Sussexes will visit the UK next month

Mr Larcombe said: "They will be all over the media, and you won’t be able to put a cigarette paper between what Harry and Meghan are doing and what Will and Kate are doing.

"It’s a calculated provocation on their part.

"They are seriously pushing their luck and risking the wrath of the Queen,” he told the Express.

His comments come after royal commentator Natalie Oliveri said she believes the Sussexes’ UK trip looks “remarkably like a mini royal tour”.

Ms Oliveri said: “It's a bold attempt at re-entry to royal life, with their short visit looking remarkably like a mini royal tour.

"Only this time, the wayward royals are doing it their way and on their own terms,” she told 9Honey.

While Ms Oliveri added that she believes the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will bring a production crew with them to the UK next month.

She added: "It's highly likely the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will bring a production crew with them to Germany and England in the coming weeks.

"After all, for this visit they have no restrictions imposed by the Royal Family about what they can and cannot film.

"Netflix cameras were reportedly banned from covering Prince Harry and Meghan's visit during the Queen's Platinum Jubilee in June.

"Crews were not given official accreditation for the four-day weekend and warned they would be 'moved on' if spotted near the royal events.”