Pro: Lili could meet the royal family
It’s no secret that Prince Harry and Markle’s daughter, Lilibet (or “Lili”), was named after Queen Elizabeth. The baby hasn’t met her great-grandmother, who has been under the weather in recent months. Therefore, the best way for Lili to meet her namesake would be for her (and the family) to travel to London. This would also allow for the monarch to spend time with Archie, who she hasn’t seen since he moved to Montecito, California.
Con: They’ll receive backlash, regardless of what they do
Whether they travel across the pond or decide to forgo the festivities, Prince Harry and Markle will be judged for whatever they do. If they do attend, they will likely be scrutinized for, let’s say, stealing the spotlight from the queen. Not to mention, the horrific tabloid drama that would likely ensue.
But if they don’t attend, they will likely be judged for their actions. Critics would say they’re not showing enough support for Queen Elizabeth, even though Prince Harry has a famously close-knit relationship with his grandmother. Plus, their absence would likely cast a dark shadow over what’s supposed to be an exciting time.
Considering all the pros and cons, we don’t know whether Prince Harry and Markle will attend Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee. If we had to predict, we’d say that they’ll probably opt for the safer option and stay home. Because unless the police protection comes through, we don’t see them subjecting their family to the media circus.
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