Will Prince Harry & Meghan visit the UK in September for this stupid statue?

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Now that the much-hyped fakakta statue unveiling has happened, the British media is facing down a full year of not having something to hold over the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s head. Basically, ever since the Sussexit, the British media has tried to threaten, bribe and “punish” Harry and Meghan with various scenarios involving their return or visits to Dusty Saltine Isle. The Queen is going to yell at Harry when he comes back! Meghan needs to do this or that when she comes back! William will never forgive Harry when he comes back! And on and on. The Platinum Jubilee celebrations next June were supposed to be the next big “thing” for the British media, and they’ve already begun to gossip about whether Meghan and Harry will be “allowed” on the balcony, or whether inviting H&M will be a “fresh headache” and such. Well, good news for the British media: they have something coming up this fall which they can hype and threaten the Sussexes about.

Prince Harry is due to return to the UK in ten weeks for another Princess Di ceremony — and Meghan may join him. It comes after last week’s Diana statue unveiling with Prince William “failed to heal the brotherly rift”.

Harry, 36, and William, 39, had an hour together at their mother’s memorial on Thursday followed by a brief reception in Kensington Palace. The event was scaled down due to Covid. Insiders say there was no time to address the row caused by Harry blasting the Royal Family from the US. But Harry is set to come back in September and join more than 100 friends, family and charity leaders for another memorial event.

Wife Meghan, 39, could also return with him but sources say it may still be too early as it will come just two months after the birth of second child Lilibet.

Of the royal brothers, an insider said: “There were no peace talks and distance remains there. It is a step forward but this was not the time or the place. September is a date pencilled in for a more extensive celebration of the statue, and Harry will want to return.”

The September event is likely to be at Kensington Palace, and is expected to be confirmed this month.

[From The Sun]

LOL, Kensington Palace is going to organize a 100-person event in September to celebrate the same statue? Diana loved to be loved, but I bet even she would find this excessive. It’s just a statue! We don’t need two separate ceremonies and parties for a statue. Anyway, this is just a preview. We’re going to spend the next two months hearing stories about how William refuses to invite Harry and Meghan to the September ceremony and how the Queen says that the Sussexes are not welcome in the UK and on and on. I hope Harry and Meghan announce their plans to do literally anything else in September. Go on vacation or something.

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  1. Amelie says:

    I hope they don’t go. This sounds beyond stupid.

    • Pao says:

      Its is ridiculous and if this event will be confirmed its simply prince william offering the tabloids their pound of flesh. This event is not to remember diana but so that the royal rota has their pictures and something to write about. I hope they indeed don’t go.

      • Yvette says:

        @Pao … And don’t forget pictures of the kids. They can’t get those if Meghan doesn’t accompany Harry.

    • taris says:

      i agree – this is stupider than stupid.
      “harry will want to come”. lol.
      this is just beyond desperate. these parasites cannot give it a rest when it comes to harry and meghan.

    • HeyJude says:

      This honestly sounds like an event engineered solely to try to draw Harry and the 3 ring press circus back.

      I’d skip it. What was wrong with the first unveiling? It was a small affair, but that was the important event nonetheless.

  2. Amelia says:

    All these articles do is show the Rat Rota’s desperation. And how they need h&m to make money

    • Jegede says:

      Desperation doesn’t cover it.🤪🤪

      The same Rota who had NO IDEA about the Well Child Awards, till the day they happened, now suddenly know Harry’s Sept calender.

  3. JT says:

    If they are doing another ceremony in September, wouldn’t it have made more sense to unveil it then? It seems like a lot of back and forth to me, at least on Harry’s part. Was this September ceremony always in the cards?

    • questions says:

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    • Carmen-JamRock says:

      @JT
      Er……. did Prince Harry or his Comm spksperson SAY he will be attending a RotaRat-friendly event in the uk in Sept?

      Oooh! oooh!…… I can answer tht: That wd be a “no.”

    • (TheOG) Jan90067 says:

      The Sept. event was *supposed* to be held on July 1. This was to be an unveiling with Diana’s closest friends, some of her personal staffers, family, and all the R🐀s in attendance. It was scaled *way* back “due to Covid”, so they said the BIG event would be in Sept.

      Frankly, while I *do* understand wanting to do it on what would’ve been her 60th birthday, perhaps the better date would’ve been next year, on August 31, on the 25th anniversary of her death. It’s been put off for the last 3 yrs as is, what’s one more, esp. as all the Covid restrictions would most definitely be behind us (🤞🏻🙏🏻)

      • JT says:

        I definitely haven’t seen anything confirming Harry’s attendance to the September event but I think they could’ve rolled the unveiling and the “party” into one event. I know doing it on her birthday was significant but it feels like deja vu to me. All of the reporting around it will be exactly the same as well.

  4. Merricat says:

    I doubt Harry is coming back in September for this.

    • Jegede says:

      The Well Child Awards usually happen in Sept/Oct, the fact that they were moved to July, indicates all parties know Harry won’t be travelling in Sept.

      This is just tabloid desperation.🙄🙄

      The well is dry.
      They NEED Harry and Meghan stories, pictures and of course Lili information, to abuse/analyse for clicks, sales and ad revenue.

      • JT says:

        Wrong place

      • HeyJude says:

        They still haven’t gotten a full head-on pic of Archie as a walking-aged child yet. They’d have to be delusional to think they’ll get much in the way of photos of Lili. H&M are serious about guarding the children’s privacy.

    • I so call BS on this fairytale out of KP. Just like their endless stories last week about the ‘healing’ meeting that was going to take place. This is just more hot air to pump out with the rest of their lies, hopes, and guesses. The 🐀Rota is really getting its pound of flesh with this crap. They all know — as we do — that — regardless of royal sources or trash headlines — the Sussexes will do what they want to do, when they want to do it. It’s called FREEDOM.

  5. Belli says:

    The next event that H&M could visit for is the Jubilee, but that’s a whole year away so the press need something in between to hype up. There’ll be more of these.

    • Becks1 says:

      This is my guess – that we won’t see them back before the jubilee, IF they come to that, but I kind of think they will, at least Harry. I don’t see Meghan going through the stress and press attention/abuse that will come if she returns to the UK just for a statute.

      (there’s going to be attention/abuse anyway, but at least in California she can avoid it to a certain extent I imagine.)

      • Merricat says:

        +1, Becks

      • (TheOG) Jan90067 says:

        I know Harry said that they’re “two and through”, but I would SO LOVE for Meg to be pregnant next year so as to have an unarguable reason to NOT attend (her appearance will be like throwing raw meat to hungry lions).

        However, I AM fully prepared for a “You Coulda Had a Bad Bitch, Part 2″ mini-tour, with them having a great time, going to Invictus first, and visiting their pet charities, making the BRF’s heads EXPLODE with jealousy!

    • Sunday says:

      I think Harry and Meghan will both return for the jubilee because IMO it’s the best opportunity for Meghan’s “re-entry”. I don’t want her to go back to the UK ever, but the reality is that her husband has duties that require his return every so often and it’s not fair for her to live in quasi-exile. The Jubilee will be a historic event, and if Meghan (let alone Harry) doesn’t go then I don’t think there’s any chance of the media or the public ever letting up on them. It just seems like the natural breaking point where they either are included (however superficially) or they won’t ever be.

      No offense to Diana, but the first event for this statue wasn’t exactly historic, let alone a second press event. Maybe we’ll get a written statement from Harry but yea, it’s just another way the press can beat the ‘will they or won’t they’ horse way past its expiration.

      • Amy Bee says:

        What duties does Harry have in the UK anymore. He’s in the same boat as Meghan. They have a few patronages in the UK but that’s it. Harry’s not obligated to return to the UK.

      • Sunday says:

        @Amy Bee, I agree, *I* don’t think Harry has a real obligation to return, but then again I wouldn’t have returned for the statue unveiling if I were him. Based on his actions it appears as though *he* feels he still has a responsibility there, and he takes his patronages very seriously, so I can see him feeling as if he has to go for one reason or another even if it seems like a horrible idea to the rest of us.

      • LMR says:

        Harry and Meghan can do future visits to their UK patronages/charities on the down low much more easily when there is no “event” alerting the BM to their possible travel. The funeral and unveiling had set dates plus calculated quarantine time which pinpointed travel dates for the media.

      • Christina says:

        Royalty is a business, and Charles, William, and the Middletons are horrible, but this is also Harry’s family.

        This gathering is to celebrate his dead mother. His grandmother, who is horrible to many of us but beloved by Harry, is still alive and he will want to be there for her celebrations with his wife and children. They are wealthy people who can travel overseas to see family. After QE dies, they may not see the relatives who are toxic when they come to London for business. I know of lots of regular people who save up to travel overseas to see parents and who have complicated love/hate relationships with some family. And I think that Harry has learned in therapy which relatives he has to maintain real boundaries with.

        There is a lot of spin, but Harry and Meghan seem grounded and willing to make sacrifices for the people they love.

  6. Mac says:

    I don’t see them traveling with an infant during a pandemic.

  7. Lanne says:

    The royals need the Sussexes. The Sussexes do not need the royals. For all the royal ratchets out there, this is your life now. Waiting and waiting for Harry to come back so you have something to do. What will it be after September? A wreath laying in November? A fart dusting in December? How desperate are they going to get? My guess is this September nonsense exists just to bring Harry back. Statues been dedicated already, what more is there to do? Have fun ratchets!

    • Becks1 says:

      Wait until the discussion about Christmas at Sandringham. WILL THE SUSSEXES MISS THE QUEEN’S (potential) LAST CHRISTMAS?!!??!?

      • taris says:

        yep. we all know the furore over christmas is coming.
        it’s gonna be lots of “harry and meghan snub the queen – again!” + “the queen will die before seeing her cali great-grandchildren!”.

        why did the tabloids chase h&m out of that country, continue to abuse them from an ocean way, claim nobody wants to hear about them anymore BUT STILL find ways to make them news like every other week?!

      • Becks1 says:

        @Taris remember when some of the RRs, like Chris Ship, said they wouldn’t be reporting on the Sussexes anymore because they weren’t royals anymore. What did that last, a day? lol

      • taris says:

        @becks1 🤷🏽‍♀️

      • HeyJude says:

        Yes and then you watch Charles and Will and his brood won’t even show up for Sandringham. They’ll super important Camilla and skiing business to attend to instead.

      • Nyro says:

        I hope the Meghan and Harry buy in home in Aspen or Park City and make it their winter vacation place, spending the whole holiday season there. Screw Sandringham and the demands on their family life.

    • ChattyCath says:

      I’m so looking forward to the fart dusting. It’ll be historic

  8. L84Tea says:

    This is simply the RR’s hoping that if they wish hard enough for it, it will come true.

  9. Lauren says:

    Too bad it’s too early because I would love if Harry and Meghan announced another pregnancy so they don’t go to both this new statue ceremony and the the Platinum Jubilee celebrations. Royal reporters would be pressed like panini LOL

  10. equality says:

    In two months time KP thinks covid restrictions will be relaxed enough to have a 100 person event? Funny how the press isn’t speculating about Christmas. Do they think restrictions will still be in place then but not for September?

  11. Snuffles says:

    With everything I’m hearing about how COVID is rising again in the UK and the government acting like everything is great, I’m doubting they will come back for that reason alone.

    Also, I think the reason why Harry went out his way this time for the unveiling is because it is literally engraved on the statue that it was unveiled by Diana’s sons.

    This September event is superfluous. It’s just another photo op opportunity for more people.

    I personally feel like Harry and Meghan are going to lay low all summer and return to appearances and more activities this fall. I’m sure their schedule is packed already.

    • Lizzie says:

      Prince elegant agreed to another event so Keen can dress up and the rr can attend. Harry is damned if he goes and damned if he doesn’t. They will bash both of them up to the event, during, and recap the bashing when it’s over. Harry and Meghan should do what they want because the bm will be merciless either way.
      The state of the Delta variant in the UK is concerning, along with my state where numbers are rising quickly in mostly unvaccinated areas.

      • taris says:

        i truly don’t see why harry would “want” to go, or even why there must be *another* dedication for this statue.

        lawd, i can’t do any more of these fakakta events.
        #tired

    • Lizzie Bathory says:

      Seriously. With BoJo & the Tories (worst band name ever) essentially capitulating to the virus & telling everyone to forgo masks later this month, late summer in the UK is likely going to be a disaster. I doubt a 100 person event in September could be held safely, though I wouldn’t be surprised if the geniuses at KP decided to forge ahead.

      Harry has done his part. He won’t attend in September. I can’t imagine what he would find more off-putting–the chance to catch a COVID variant or rubbing shoulders with the rota.

  12. HeatherC says:

    COVID is a mess in UK and with the variant it will probably be a mess again here in the US in short order. I doubt they’ll be traveling internationally with an infant and a toddler, going from the frying pan to the fire (pandemically speaking).

  13. Jan says:

    Harry is on paternity leave from a JOB, he had time off for his grandfather’s funeral, as far as I know he is not a part owner of the Company, so he’d time off for three meaningful things, a party, LOL.
    Meghan would’ve to be an ass to attend this function.
    By the way the Well Child Event is usually in September, they brought it forward so Harry could attend, why would they do that? If he was coming back in September.

    • Snuffles says:

      Excellent point about the Well Child awards. Chances are that Harry already told them that he wasn’t returning to the UK in September and to make it work for his last visit to the UK for 2021.

      • ➕💯, Jan and Snuffles. Harry is too kind and thoughtful to let Well Child jump through all the hoops they had to jump through to move the event from Sept to last week if he was planning on being in country in Sept. These are sick children, their families, and various medical personnel were talking about here attending from various parts of UK. The logistics and coordination to move the date of the event had to have been ongoing for at least a month. Harry — like Meghan — is such a stealth 🥷🏼. I love that every one involved at Well Child — including the families — managed to keep the lid on this almost up to the day.

  14. Izzy says:

    Don’t hold your breath. There’s a reason the Well Child event was moved up from September so Harry could attend while he was there for the Fakakta Unveiling.

  15. Lori says:

    Im sure they’ll decide to hold this event in Harry’s birthday and then pitch a fit when he and or Megan and kids dont show for it. The stealth move would be to come with whole family and have a christening for Lili with the Queen and none of the royal line present. Although Im sure there’s an Anglican Church in California or even Canada they could use.

  16. S808 says:

    Highly doubt they’ll come back for this.

    • taris says:

      the tabloids have NO idea what the sussex calendar looks like at all.
      (zero engagement!)
      they are pressed.
      this is just them trying desperately to make harry and meghan news … as usual.

    • Jais says:

      If they go to England anytime soon, I predict it will be a purely personal trip so that Harry and Meghan can present lilibet to the queen. Hopefully, there will be beautiful pictures that will be released months later without anyone in the press even knowing they were there. Not sure how feasible that would be with Young and the courtiers but it would be awesome. I’m not a huge Queen fan but she is important to them and is in her nineties. They will not want to wait for that and will at the very least want private family pics if possible.

  17. Lady Digby says:

    What miss out on Queen Kate playing the recorder to I am still standing with Elton John on piano?

    • lanne says:

      She can play “September” on a recorder— that might sound familiar to ole Willnot, and remind him of his harrowing journey across a balance beam four inches off the ground.

      • Liz version 700 says:

        That is the best video of all time

      • Asking for a friend says:

        I watched that clip maybe a million times and I laughed every single time. Just you saying “September” on a recorder has my eyes filled with tears. It’s never not funny!

  18. Ginger says:

    If the rota are there, no way will Harry attend. He doesn’t work with them anymore. He works with ACTUAL media.

    Harry already unveiled the statue. He stayed for 20 minutes after for a “polite” drink and then left. Why would he go to a party with the rota? He did his part and is done.

    • Snuffles says:

      Makes you wonder if Kensington Palace offered up this big September event that they can invite all of the RRs to to make up for the fact that they were iced out of the July event.

      At the rate the UK is going, this could end up being a super spreader event.

  19. Sunday says:

    Aside from rising Covid numbers, deadly variants, and the fact that one hullabaloo about a statue is plenty, Harry and Meghan have a lot more going on than worshiping a statue (no offense to Diana, of course). If they’re no longer on parental leave at the time of the event, they will have zillions of projects going: the next kitchen with WCK, the Invictus documentary at Netflix, the Spotify deal, Harry’s work with BetterUp, etc etc etc. I’m sure their schedules will be jam-packed and I highly doubt that their first time back following leave will be spent on a whirlwind trip to the UK amidst a pandemic so they can smile at a statue and get heapings of hate as a thank you.

    I actually *do* think there’s a chance that the whole family makes the trip for Christmas, because as we’ve seen Harry is very devoted to his grandmother and it’s her first Christmas without her husband. I’d actually sort of love that, I think it’d be such a serve. Other than that, I think there’s a good chance they’ll come for Invictus and the jubilee on a European grand tour.

  20. taris says:

    IF meghan ever returns to that miserable island (besides possibly for the queen’s jubilee & her funeral) i can only see it being for her patronages and perhaps for some secret/new project she may have recently gotten started in the UK (a women’s empowerment thing, probably). it would definitely be hush hush, though, and we may only find out about it after it’s already happened.

    in any case, i imagine harry and meghan’s schedules post-covid are rather packed. they’ll be travelling again when things open up, harry has a job remember, and i think the podcast begins next month.
    y’all know these two are always working, always busy – even though they’re technically on leave, i think they’re up to things. they do usually work quietly, then they announce their projects when they’re well underway.

    • Snuffles says:

      I feel like 2022 is the next time we will see Meghan in the UK. I think they will make an extended trip for Invictus Games. Pop over to the UK for charity visits and the Queen’s Jubilee, then peace out again for another extended period of time.

  21. Lili says:

    September is close to the day she died August 31. I reckon its a 24th year memorial, Personally i dont think the sussexes should attend. otherwise they will keep draging them back even if it for a toenail clipping. i’m hopping Harry gets nominated for an emmy so that would be a good excuse not to attend

  22. Margaret says:

    Why would they come, when the more ignorant and uncivilized are saying they will come to boo the sussexes. I personally find a display of trashy behavior not something the Sussexes should want to be exposed to.

    • Tessa says:

      There are already these sorts of statements by the bots that they will “boo them.” Of course the royals will do nothing to stop it and let this happen. Just disgusting.

  23. Curious says:

    I think those who donated to get the statue made maybe is invited in sept.. in that way they think they will corner Harry.cause he will feel he must be there to show his thanks. but instead what Harry can do is invite them to his place(according to the pandemic situation) or call each one of them i tell them he can’t make it, / name them on their site and thank them. Meghan is not going to go to this with her children .hope they use common sense and not attend at all. this sept thingy is just to boast the courtiers. when one thinks about it , Catherine/William will not want Meghan/Harry there with them. Harry/Meghan will take all the sunlight away from them. which again will prove how useless William/Catherine are .

  24. Amy Bee says:

    This second ceremony is being put on because the press were banned from the unveiling. KP has to keep its side of the invisible contract. I’ve said it already, Harry and Meghan won’t be at this event in September. If they were, the WellChild Awards which are usually put on in September/October would not have been moved up to July to coincide with Harry’s visit to the UK.

  25. Sofia says:

    I don’t think they’ll go to this event (if it happens). But I also don’t agree with the sentiment of “Meghan is NEVER going back there!”. It won’t be soon (as in this year) but I do think she’ll go back for something next year. Not public events but private events and meetings. Her and Harry respect and love the queen so I can see them wanting to do a visit.

  26. Eurydice says:

    There’s fresh prey on the horizon. This is just filler until the Cambridge marital woes reach the surface.

  27. Liz version 700 says:

    They do know Harry can see and reflect on his mother without traveling to see this one statue right? He likely has pictures of the most photographed woman in the world in his house?!? This is so weird.

  28. Lucky Charm says:

    Harry’s birthday is mid-September. They can RSVP their regrets to KP that they’ll be on vacation that month celebrating his birthday lol.

  29. Athena says:

    As someone pointed out the WellChild event was moved from September to June so Harry could participate so my guess, he’s not going back in September.

  30. Robin Samuels says:

    I pray that Meghan and her children do not set foot on that Cursed Island at least until the bullying allegations are cleared. British media and probably not KP don’t have access to the Sussex calendar. Archewell Fdn recently hired a production manager for Archewell Audio so I suspect they’re working on podcasts. The Invictus docuseries is coming up on Netflix and I recall Harry is involved in a think tank project sometime this summer concerning Profit for Hate. They want Harry to keep running back and forth to the UK so they can say he wants to get away from Meghan or he has nothing else to do. If the Royal Rota is invited, Harry most likely won’t be there. September is also Harry’s birthday. This is William’s event. He couldn’t have all his media and political cohorts there with Harry and the Spencers; so in September he and Kate can smile, take photos, and remind everyone that Harry and Meghan are not needed.

  31. L4frimaire says:

    It seems a bit silly for them to go to this, especially with the new Delta variant raging. What’s the point, other than a get Harry ( and Meghan) back to England scheme. I suspect they’ll have other, more important things going on that will take up their time.

  32. jferber says:

    I predict that in future there will be at least 6 events a year that Harry “must” attend (the events will be tailored to the necessity of having Harry there). He needs to step back from most of the visits because they will just fan the flames against his family and he’s at more risk for whatever when he steps on Soup Cookie Island (I found “soup cookie” on Bossip, which I love).

  33. Sunnyvale says:

    This is highly unlikely to be true. Its definitely a KP leaked lie to try bury suspicions about why KeenKueen kate never was allowed to attend or do the family thing she was practically begging to do through her rota buddies.
    I’m sensing RRs are sitting on a explosive info(we’re getting breadcrumbs like their frequent helicopter use, sandringham office, berkshire home.. ), the palace is likely trying to arrange something to silence. H&M are probably only travelling to UK next year

  34. Theothermia says:

    The rota still sound so much like a bitter ex – scoffing while calculating the next possible encounter

  35. Tessa says:

    Already the bots are trashing Meghan and saying they “don’t want Meghan there.” It is just so unspeakable. Who will go to this September event? Prince Andrew? Charles and Camilla? Who exactly?

  36. Saucy&Sassy says:

    It would surprise me if H(&M) was present at another “unveiling” in September, because of the RRs. Clearly, it’s their choice but they made it clear they wouldn’t be dealing with them at all. I also can’t see them offering up their children to the RRs for photos either. So, even though they’re at the jubilee next year, I would be surprised to see the children there, too. I really admire the way they are protecting their children, which probably is their number 1 priority.

    Besides as we’ve all seen, the UK tabloid media doesn’t need H&M to be physically present for them to write anything about them. They just come up with more lies and carry on.

  37. EllenOlenska says:

    Is this flipping statue magic? Do you rub it and it cures cancer? Does Diana shoot lightning bolts from her fingers?

    When I first heard it was going to be on the KP grounds, shortly after Kate announced that her new magical world changing early years initiative would be housed at KP I immediately realized that she will forever make all announcements, present awards, etc in front of that statue. In a matching outfit. With a big belt. And maybe buttons.

  38. susan says:

    the do realize that once the Queen departs the scene, there will be no reason for Harry to visit EVER. AGAIN.
    so they are trying to get their pound of flesh now.