Expert Reveals The One Thing Meghan And Harry Might Do That Could Ruin Their Standing With The Royals

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's relationship with the senior U.K. royals is currently frosty at best and ice cold at worst. And experts predict that this relationship could get even chillier depending on the actions of the American-dwelling royals in the future. These predictions are based on recent events, including those at the queen's Platinum Jubilee.

First, know that Prince Harry has a book planned. In a statement shared by Cosmopolitan the Duke shares, "I'm writing this not as the prince I was born but as the man I have become. I've worn many hats over the years, both literally and figuratively, and my hope is that in telling my story—the highs and lows, the mistakes, the lessons learned—I can help show that no matter where we come from, we have more in common than we think."

Next, know that Prince Harry and family did not have a fantastic visit to the U.K. this June. Crowds reportedly booed the couple as they exited the National Service of Thanksgiving at St. Paul's Cathedral according to BuzzFeed. Family members skipped their daughter's first birthday party, and the queen was said to even refuse a picture of her first meeting with granddaughter Lilibet, per Marie Claire. And TMZ shows images of the Duke of Sussex looking quite unhappy upon his arrival to the United States — a flight home which the family took prior to the Platinum Jubilee's conclusion.

It can be assumed that Harry and Meghan did not leave happy.

The first rule about the monarchy

Yet despite family struggles, it would appear the first rule about monarchy club is "we don't talk about monarchy club." As if in some altered version of "Fight Club," it would appear that royals must always keep mum on family strife. Royal expert Duncan Larcombe explains to Closer, "But everything now depends on their behaviour moving forward. Clearly an olive branch has been extended by the royal family here. But Harry and Meghan would ruin that if any private information about this weekend was spoken about to the press or revealed in a book."

This "olive branch" refers to Harry and Meghan's limited appearances at the Platinum Jubilee in June.

Continues Larcombe, "It's last-chance saloon for them now. If anything from the weekend leaked, I imagine they will be totally cut off and that'll be it. It's very dangerous ground if they betray anyone now. But if they act appropriately and prove they can be trusted, it could be a huge step in the right direction and the start of a new beginning."

Marie Claire reports that the royal couple's new book is expected in late 2022, but adds speculation from royal expert Roya Nikkhah (also shared in The Times and reported on by Express) that the book may be further delayed to include the Sussexes experience at the Platinum Jubilee. Neither additional material on the Jubilee nor a set publication date has been confirmed.