Will the Sussexes make a ‘surprise’ visit to the UK this month? No.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are seen after a visit to One World Observatory with Governor Hochul and Mayor de Blasio

Prince Harry returned to the UK in late June, and made an appearance at the fakakta statue unveiling on July 1st, at Kensington Palace. This appearance was known and scheduled in advance, and there was a ton of hype and gossip for weeks/months before his arrival. Hilariously, most of the gossip was about how Prince William told Kate she was not invited, and then Kate threw a tantrum in the media about that. Good times. Harry was lovely at the unveiling, and he jetted home to Montecito a few days later.

Since July, the British media has been obsessed with hyping Harry’s next appearance in the UK. Clearly, the fakakta Jubilee is too far away, and there has been significant conversation that Harry would like to visit the UK this fall, possibly with Meghan and the kids in tow. There’s also been conversation about a possible Windsor christening for Lilibet, although William wants credit for “refusing” it. You get the idea: the media is desperate for the Sussexes to visit, but they’re also desperate to make it sound like the Sussexes are unwelcome. So… guess what? They have another theory about when the Sussexes might return:

Palace aides are braced for Harry to make a surprise return to the UK with Meghan by his side — at a postponed party to celebrate Princess Diana. The Sussexes are weighing up whether to join his brother William and 100 guests, including Sir Elton John, at the rearranged bash later this month.

Harry, 37, flew back for the scaled-down unveiling of the Diana statue in July, without Meghan, 40, who had just given birth, but a reception was shelved due to Covid-19 restrictions. The party to honour Di with her friends and family will now take place at Kensington Palace a week on Tuesday.

It was always thought Harry wanted to return for the hour-long celebration of his mother’s life when it was rearranged. But the couple have yet to make palace chiefs and reception organisers aware of their plans, it is understood. Travel restrictions from the USA have now been lifted so the California-based pair would be spared Covid quarantine.

An insider told The Sun: “No one knows what Harry’s decision is but there are rumblings that he may come with Meghan and their two children.”

Majesty Magazine editor-in-chief Ingrid Seward, at said of the reception: “You would have thought it would definitely be something Harry would really want to be at. I can’t imagine anything less important for him because he would want to respect his mother. It is an important gathering of his mother’s friends. He could even get a few quotes for his memoir. I am sure Meghan would want to be there for Diana and Harry.”

[From The Sun]

What I’m getting from this is that the Sussexes have been invited, but they haven’t RSVP’d and they’re not telling their plans to the royal saltines anymore. Perhaps Harry and Meghan are even still debating it themselves. Or maybe they’ve already discussed their plans with the Queen and she’s the one not telling a soul. LOL. It would be incredibly funny to me if Harry and Meghan just slipped into the UK for a few days and didn’t give anyone any advance warning. I know it can’t happen like that because of security and all of that, but still. It would be so funny.

Also: “He could even get a few quotes for his memoir…” I’m sure he’s got enough quotes for his memoir, you cow. I hope Harry drops the exact quotes of what was said about what his children with Meghan would look like.

Anyway, after I wrote all of that, the Sussexes’ spokesperson said that Prince Harry would not be in attendance at this party. The spox also said that it is not known if Harry and Meghan will even visit the UK this year because they’re so busy. Good!

Duke of Sussex and Duchess of Sussex arriving at Mansion house

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  1. Snuffles says:

    They never had any intention of coming for ANYTHING this year and the family knew that. But they had to feed the tabloid beast with vague stories and promises.

    There will be no christening in the UK, no royal family Christmas, no Diana party, no NOTHING. The next legitimate possibility for a visit is the Queen’s Jubilee. And even then, it might just be Harry.

    • Jegede says:


      After the smear campaign; the working with the Heil in the court case; the threats of physical violence by Mike Tindall, e.t.c

      I mean who wouldn’t want to return to such an avalanche of family love?🙄🙄🙄

      • aftershocks says:

        ^^ Right @Jegede. The palace honchos and rota ratchets seem to be completely forgetting the false KP claims about Meg being such a terrible bully. The Sussexes’ attorneys are not backing down on receiving proof and full explanations about those false claims, which in fact are tantamount to bullying Meghan.

        Palace courtiers and KP were hoping to spew falsehoods about Meghan in the lead-up to the Oprah interview. But that particular bit of gaslighting and character assassination has not worked, and will not work!

        KP and the royal firm need to publicly apologize to Meghan. That would have to happen if I were Meghan before I would ever consider returning to the ‘scene-of-the-crime.’

  2. Becks1 says:

    Even without the confirmation, I doubted they would attend. Harry honors his mother through his work.

    • ADS says:

      “Harry honours his mother through his work.”

      Exactly this. Wills wants accolades and deference for doing the least, whilst Harry wants to continue an important legacy and works hard to see that through.

    • Jan90067 says:

      Thank you! Yes, HARRY (and Meg) honors his mother by doing the humanitarian work she was passionate about. The OTHER Bitter Brother hasn’t even ONE sustained campaign, let alone one HE started and saw through. Seems he gets “bored” rather easily.

      TOBB and his Mannequin wife seem to think the parties/dressing up constitutes “honoring” Diana. How very, very disappointed she’d be in him, for ALL of his choices/behaviors, and how he turned out.

      • BothSidesNow says:

        I think it’s quite comical that anyone on Salty Island of Petty and Mad Jealousy would think that Harry, yet alone Meghan, would step foot on that island of hatred and danger, to attend any type of party. Funeral yes, but party, no. And Ingrid thinks that Harry would be able to gain information from his mother’s friends during this event. Has she not heard of email, or Skype for that matter? Or, shocking still, a telephone!

        Has Ingrid and the rest of the RR’s forgotten Harry and Meghans wedding? Or Archies christening?

        While the Lambridges will certainly be able to attend as they are, as usual, not doing anything. Harry and Meghan have their calendar booked up for quite a while. Continuing their duty to service in a meaningful and actively manner.

        Of course, we will see the onslaught of daily articles claiming that Harry is disrespectful of his mother, due to his lack of attendance. Or that Meghan refuses to allow Harry to attend as she tells him what he is “allowed” to do, or not. And we will see an unlimited amount of articles puffing up the Lamebridge family and their off-spring as well, as they are perfect lambs for the puffing purpose. But what we won’t read is that Harry and Meghan are committed to maintaining an alliance with their many charitable organizations. Or the fact that each organization is reaching an incredible goal of reaching out to those who are in need, and how much of an impact that Harry and Meghans contribution has brought to these sensitive

        PS. I am incredibly sorry for that GIF, please don’t select it!! I thought I had deleted it!! I am so sorry!!!

  3. BABSORIG says:

    Bwaaahahahahahahaha😂😂😂😂 the Sun and its writers and all the other crazy RR rats 🐀🐀 are all trippin’ idiots. There were never any intentions of the Sussexes ever going back to Isle de Saltines. that’s why Well Child event was rescheduled for an earlier date when Harry visited earlier in the year.

  4. Neners says:

    The desperation in that Ingrid Seward quote! She’s dangling Diana like bait on a line. “Harry, SURELY you’ll come back for your MOTHER!!!” The British media is getting very restless. The Left Behind Royals are clearly not bringing in the money.

    I’ve always maintained that Harry will be back for the jubilee and not a day before. And after that, who knows?

    • BABSORIG says:

      I think even the Jubilee will be just as Harry passes through on his way to or from the Invictus games, that is if at all he ever goes back there.

      • Neners says:

        I agree. I don’t think his visit will be very high profile as far as the actual jubilee goes. I’m going to laugh once it’s over because that’s when the real panic will hit for the tabloids. There is nothing “guaranteed” to bring Harry back after that except the Queen’s death.

      • Snuffles says:

        Agreed. He might mark the Jubilee in a low key way. As for any other future royal event, it’s funerals only. Not to say that he won’t ever step foot in the UK again, but it will be undercover and only after publicized after he’s long gone.

      • Jan90067 says:

        If Covid quiets down by next spring, I can see Meghan going over, and even perhaps taking the kids (and nanny and or Doria) to the games. And just like when they were on the Oceanic Tour, and Meg couldn’t go with Harry to certain places due to Zika, she will be at Invictus Games, but stay there while Harry pops up to Salty Isles and “does his duty” (HA!), for TQ’s ferkacktah party, and then he will rejoin his family and they go home.

        I cannot see Meg EVER stepping foot there to be with THAT family. She may go over, under the radar, for her charities, but that would be about it, IMO. And WHY would she subject her small children to the RRRRRRats? Or the Paps? I don’t think she would.

      • Where'sMyTiara says:

        Oh, I don’t know, Neners. I think Harry might footer it out on Ingrid Seward’s grave if she carked it in the next twelvemonth. She’s been vile to him and his mother, and making money off of it since he was a child.

    • Amy Bee says:

      @Neners: I don’t think Harry will back for any Royal public event except funerals.

    • rawiya says:

      Truly. She’s like, “Meghan would want to be there FOR DIANA!” Uhhh. Diana’s dead. Meghan doesn’t need to be there for her. Whaat??? Haaa.

      • Shelley says:

        Which is ridiculous considering Meghan wasn’t allowed to attend the memorial for Diana back in 2017!!!

    • Lady D says:

      I think Sewer is hoping Harry will get in touch with her for information on Lady Diana. She would just love to be interviewed by Harry. With her imagination, she could dine out on that story and sell snippets forever. Isn’t she also the one that pretended to be Diana’s friend until she divorced the tampon dreamer?

  5. Amy Bee says:

    I think this puts an end to the speculation that Harry and Meghan will be going the UK this year and that they will be participating in the Jubilee next year. It’s clear that this reception for the statue is really for the press who were banned from the unveiling. The Jubilee is a media and Palace event and again I don’t think Harry wants any part of that. Any talk about a christening in Windsor is off base because such an occasion will have to involve the Palace and Harry wouldn’t want them to be involved in it. The press are so desperate for Harry and Meghan to visit the UK, that you can sense their frustration in their articles. They want to see Archie and Lili but they know they can’t say anything about that because they’ve locked themselves into the narrative that Harry and Meghan left for privacy.

    • Merricat says:


    • Shelley says:

      The UK press want Harry, Meghan and the kids to comeback so they can make money off of them. The royals and firm do not want Meghan and the kids to go back. They want them dead!

      • Shawna says:

        That’s a really important point. It explains a lot of the shuffling/ambiguity.

      • BnlurkN4ever says:

        @Shelley sometimes you just need to tell it like it is and this is what it is and folks need to quit tiptoeing around the obvious.

    • Jegede says:

      @Amy Bee👍👍

      What’s even crazier that we’ve only just been fed by CH sources how courtiers were hoping Meghan never returns, now there’s a problem with Harry telling them likewise??🤨

  6. Feeshalori says:

    Sure, have a party, slap Diana’s name on it, and Harry will drop everything and come running from thousands of miles away just for an hour’s celebration. And l have a bridge to sell you.

    • Agreatreckoning says:

      Exactly! Have a party at Kensington Palace, home of the smear campaign & false bullying allegations, with the royal rota in attendance and Harry & Meghan will really want to go.smh

      I don’t think Harry was ever going to go. The unveiling was the important event for him. Also don’t believe their spokesperson confirmed anything. That probably came from Will/KP.
      When they left didn’t they drop members of the rota as outlets they would share direct information with. The Telegraph is one. The only communications H&M and their people would directly share with rota’s are legal ones.imo

  7. Merricat says:

    Lol, cows gotta moo to pay the bills. Actually, I hope every member of the royal rota is choking on unpaid bills.

  8. jferber says:

    They’re baiting him and I don’t like it. For the rest of his life, they will do this just to get a spike in their sales and keep the hatred bubbling. Never go back! Let them come to California.

  9. Jais says:

    Love how the spokesperson says they’re not attending because they’re so busy. That’s right, they’re busy. Busy working, busy being awesome, and way too busy for the abuse. It’s really funny how the tabloids and the family thought they could treat them the way that they did, and that, what, they would just come back for more? Yeah, it ain’t going down like that.

    • Normades says:

      Yea, too busy WINNING. The Brit media is so desperate for any little crumb and they won’t be getting it.

    • aquarius64 says:

      The rota rats brought this on themselves. Sussex pictures, especially of the children, are of high value. The RRs shot themselves in the collective foot doing the palace’s bidding.

      • JT says:

        They are desperate for Sussex family photos. A photographer mentioned that if any one were able to get photos of the whole family together than they could probably retire at that point.

  10. Amy Too says:

    “You would have thought it would definitely be something Harry would really want to be at. I can’t imagine anything less important for him because he would want to respect his mother.”

    Lol, did she give herself way there? She can’t think of anything *less* important to Harry than to come to a media circus party that they’ve put his mother’s name on to try and make him feel obligated to come?

  11. L says:

    I don’t know why people believed they would come. Well Child awards was a big indication he wasn’t coming. He also has a JOB. Only Harry and Meghan know what their plans are for traveling to the UK. Whatever they do is what is best for them. British Media and I’ve noticed some fans feel the need to control what they do. Let them decide what’s best for them even if you don’t like it. They might show up in the next few months who knows but that’s their decision for their life. Let them live it how they feel/know best and stop acting like you know more about their life than they do. It’s weird behavior

  12. Amy Bee says:

    According to the Daily Mail, Harry was “expected” to be there. If that was true, the press would have been talking about this event for weeks instead of speculating about a christening. The press didn’t know anything until the Telegraph got confirmation from Harry and Meghan’s spokesperson that they weren’t attending. And of course this news is being spun as proof that the rift between Harry and William continues instead of the real reason being that this is a press event and Harry wants no part of it.

    • Jegede says:

      Oh, KP absolutely promised them Harry on a platter.

      Chuck’s favourite gal, Penny Juror is already prattling like a Dalmatian to a firebell about this Sussex ‘snub’.🙄🙄

      • JT says:

        KP always making promises that they can’t keep.

      • Maria says:

        It’s win-win for KP. They can make the promises of attendance that the RR’s salivate over, and then they get to enjoy the Sussexes being smeared repeatedly for “snubbing” invitations when the promises don’t materialize. It’s so sick.

      • BeanieBean says:

        Why would anyone want to spend two days in travel for a one-hour event? These people are idiots. Dangerous idiots.

    • Shawna says:

      We can amplify this argument even further: SO MANY of the “family feuds” are actually about press access.

  13. Kaye says:

    I will never tire of that photo of them with umbrella! It’s perfect.

  14. Miranda says:

    Oh, I get it: Use Diana’s memory as bait, and maybe you can guilt Harry into showing up. If he does, they can make a few bucks off the coverage. If not, they can crucify him in the press and talk about how he obviously doesn’t love his mother, and move a few copies that way. Clever strategy! /s

    • Margaret says:

      Not really. Sounds more like tears of clowns caught out for their lack of knowledge of the subjects.

  15. Nic919 says:

    I don’t understand why there would be another Diana thing after the statue unveiling anyway. William is just paying his price for the cooperation he gets from the UK media to keep quiet about his affairs so why should Harry participate in it. They have continually attacked Harry and his family for months so he has no need to play nice with them.

  16. Charm says:

    Lets rmbr what this latest clown show is all about: the BritShitMedia have Budget-Valdemort by the short and curlies. Harry nixed their attendance at the unveiling back in July and BillyBoy had to agree to ice them out or Harry wouldnt have attended. He also had to agree that kHate couldnt be there. However, under threat from the RotaRats, BillyBoy had to promise them a party and try to lure H back. But H has put a spoke in their wheel. Lets see if the RotaRats get their revenge on Baldy. Or go extra hard on H&M.

  17. Over it says:

    The media to Harry and Meghan: how dare you not return to the uk this year and let us smear and abuse you. How dare you not let us see your children so we can choose which animals best describes them. Don’t you know we have bills to pay and the keenbridges aren’t selling?
    Harry and Meghan to the uk media and monarchy: we work for a living, you should try it out

  18. Mary says:

    Seriously, nothing good will come of them going back. It is not safe for our Duchess and her children. Technology works! After Zara’s husband threatened harm without security protection, it proves the point.

  19. ElleR says:

    Is there any chance that their daughter has already been baptized? I don’t know what the COE protocol is or if a royal baby can even be christened by the COE in the US so please do share info.
    The religious rite is more important than the pomp. It must be heartbreaking for some families right now, not being able to have the large christenings that the babies deserve.