Meghan Markle and Prince Harry told 'a lot of UK do not want them' at King Charles III's Coronation

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have not confirmed whether they will attend the Coronation
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have not confirmed whether they will attend the Coronation

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have not confirmed whether they will attend the Coronation

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have been told that a large portion of the UK does not want them to attend King Charles's III Coronation in May.

The royal commentator stated that the couple's appearance would lead to less attention on King Charles.

Ms Levin said: “A lot of us in the UK, and I mean a lot, really don’t want them here at all.”

“Because you can’t trust them, and they will report everything or do another documentary about it or another book and look for all the negative.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry stepped down as working royals in 2020
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry stepped down as working royals in 2020

“Or they’ll just take attention away from King Charles.

“This is his moment; this is what he’s waited for since he was a little boy and watched his mummy in 1953.

“And he deserves to have the full attention of everybody around the world.”

Earlier, this month Prince Harry said he was unsure if he and Meghan Markle would attend the Coronation.

During an interview with ITV’s Tom Bradby ahead of the release of his autobiography Spare, Prince Harry was quizzed on whether he will be present at his father’s coronation.

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."

King Charles's Coronation service will take place between May 6 to May 8
King Charles's Coronation service will take place between May 6 to May 8

In a statement describing the Coronation, Buckingham Palace said: "The coronation will reflect the monarch's role today and look towards the future, while being rooted in longstanding traditions and pageantry."

However, Meghan and Harry are unlikely to be part of the royal line-up on the balcony of Buckingham Palace following the Coronation service.

The Sussexes were absent from the Buckingham Palace balcony as working royals lined up during the Queen's Platinum Jubilee service last summer.

Prince Andrew also missed out on the moment and it is expected that King Charles will follow a similar protocol, focussing on current working royals.