Meghan and Harry latest news: Prince's popularity plummets in poll as Amazon slashes price of book

AMAZON has slashed the price of Meghan and Harry's much-anticipated book before it has been released.

Finding Freedom, Harry and Meghan and the Making of a Modern Royal Family has gone down from £20 to £13.60, the Daily Mail revealed.

The book, which is due for release next month, will chart the events leading up to the couple's departure from the UK.

Meanwhile, Prince Harry has suffered a huge drop popularity according to a YouGov poll.

In the original poll in 2012, the Duke of Sussex was viewed as 75 per cent an asset to the nation – but a new one recently saw that figure drop to 35 per cent.

And the Duchess of Sussex decided to leave one of her dogs in Canada when she first moved to Britain because it doesn't like Prince Harry.

Beagle Guy came with her and royal watchers said Meghan would be reunited with rescue dog Bogart when the Duchess relocated to LA with Harry, 35, and their son Archie.

But a close associate said Meghan has decided Labrador-German shepherd cross Bogart will remain in Canada.

Keep up to date with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry by following our live blog below.

  • PRINCE HARRY & PRINCE WILLIAM ‘CAN’T HEAL RELATIONSHIP’ UNTIL 'BOTH ARE IN THE UK'

    A former royal press secretary has claimed Prince Harry and Prince William can’t begin to heal their relationship until they’re both in the UK.

    Dickie Arbiter told Us Weekly that he hoped the brothers would ‘settle their rift’, adding they’ve been through a lot together.

    He said: “Harry being in Los Angeles and William and [Middleton] being in the United Kingdom, [there’s] a great big ocean, a lot of land between, and it’s not going to be broached until such time they actually get together [and Harry comes] back to the UK.

    “That’s the million-dollar question. … So if they’re talking on the phone, well, that’s a step in the right direction, but it would be nice if they could actually meet up.”

  • MEGHAN MARKLE’S POPULAR SUMMER BAG HAS PRICE SLASHED

    While fashion forward Meghan Markle loves a stylish handbag, she also has more practical pieces in her wardrobe.

    Back in 2017 Prince Harry whisked his then-girlfriend away to Africa for her 36th birthday.

    Meghan was snapped carrying abeach canvas backpack, from Everlane’s mens' collection.

    Originally costing £53, it’s now on sale for just £23, and you get your hands on one by clicking here.

  • HOW TO GET MEGHAN'S ZOOM CALL GLOW UP AT HOME

    If you're still working from home and want to impress your colleagues, follow these five tips to get a Meghan Markle-inspired look.

    Celebrity make-up artist Ruby Hammer, who has done Meghan’s make-up in the past, said: “Meghan has nailed the perfect Zoom make-up look.”

    She revealed that wearing three layers of mascara, never forgetting blusher, glossy – rather than matte – lips are key, having a glossy base and using translucent powder will give you the perfect glow for a video chat.

  • MEGHAN MARKLE’S FAVOURITE SANDAL COMPANY HAS JUST RELEASED A LIMITED EDITION DESIGN

    Meghan Markle is a big fan of sandals, being snapped wearing the same Grear pair by Sarah Flint seven times.

    Meghan, who was rocking the footwear long before she met Harry, has a pair in brown, and now the makers behind the shoe have released a new version.

    There are two limited edition styles, one which is cream and pink, and the other which features a floral design.

    They cost £234.70 and can be yours by clicking here.

  • MEGHAN'S FAVOURITE LIPSTICK IS NAMED AFTER VICTORIA BECKHAM

    Apparently Meg's favourite lippie is the Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipstick in shade Very Victoria, £25, at CultBeauty. 

    The Very Victoria shade was inspired by Posh spice herself and is a nude-pink shade – perfect for a natural look.

    Make-up wise, Meghan is also said to be a fan of the Armani Luminous Silk Foundation, £42 – applied with a BeautyBlender, £16, from Debenhams.

  • MEGHAN'S £315 NECKLACE PAID TRIBUTE TO ARCHIE

    Getty

    The Duchess of Sussex wore a gold dog tag necklace to Wimbledon last year with the letters 'H' and 'A'.

    Along with her son and husband's initials, the gold necklace – by Mini Mini designs – also featured a diamond stud on each of the pendants.

    Each of the 14k gold pendants are handcrafted in their California factory and prices for each necklace start from £100.

    Meghan's diamond-studded 'A' dog tag pendant costs £200 while her 'H' pendant on its own costs a further £115, according to their website.

  • PRINCE HARRY TOLD DR JANE GOODALL THAT ARCHIE 'ISN'T GROWING UP ROYAL'

    PA

    The English primatologist, 86, said she recalled a comment Prince Harry, 35, made on Megxit during an interview for Meghan Markle's issue of Vogue last summer.

    Speaking to the Daily Mail's Weekend Magazine, Dr Goodall: “At the end [of the conversation] Meghan came in to listen with Archie.

    “He was very tiny and very sleepy – not too pleased to be passed from his mummy. I think I was one of the first to cuddle him outside the family.

    “I made Archie do the Queen’s wave, saying, ‘I suppose he’ll have to learn this’.

    “Harry said: ‘No, he’s not growing up like that.’”

  • MEGHAN 'NEEDS TO BE ADMIRED' ACCORDING TO HER STAR SIGN

    The Sun's tarotscope expert says: “Meghan is a bold, bright, confident and needs-to-be-admired Leo. Both are incredibly proud, a little touchy, and intent on controlling their own destiny.

    “Meghan needs to talk a lot more, is much more demonstrative, and enjoys chewing over the dynamics and chemistry she sees at play.

    “Meghan’s Leo personality makes her a natural performer, at ease with others, a warm and friendly presence.”

  • PRINCE HARRY THANKS AUTHOR WHO SENT HIM A BOOK ABOUT LOSING A PARENT

    The Duke of Sussex thanked an author who sent him a book about grieving the loss of a parent.

    British writer Mark Lemon wrote'The Magical Wood' after his own father James was murdered 28 years ago and posted a copy of the children's book to the royal.

    Mark received a letter which said: “The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have asked me to write and thank you for your letter, kindly enclosing a copy of your book, 'The Magical Wood', which was written to help children suffering from the bereavement of a parent or loved one.

    “Their Royal Highnesses were grateful to you for thinking to send them a copy of this book and to know that you are donating proceeds from each copy sold to the childrens' bereavement charity, 'Winston's Wish'

    “The Duke and Duchess of Sussex would have me send you their best wishes.”

  • PRINCE HARRY'S POPULARITY HAS PLUMMETED ACCORDING TO NEW POLL

    Harry’s popularity has plummeted — and many people now see him as a liability for the monarchy.

    The number who think he is an asset to the nation has more than halved in the past eight years, from 75 per cent to 35 per cent.

    Only nine per cent saw him as a liability in a YouGov poll in June 2012. That has now risen to 38 per cent.

    His wife, Meghan, is seen as a liability by 51 per cent and as an asset by 24 per cent.

  • MEGHAN'S MAKEUP ARTIST SAID THE ROYAL FAMILY IS A 'ONE WAY, ONE PERSPECTIVE ESTABLISHMENT'

    Meghan’s make-up artist Daniel Martin said that the royal family is a “one way, one perspective establishment”.

    Daniel, who did the Duchess of Sussex’s make-up for her wedding day, praised his close pal for being “contemporary”.

    Speaking to Entertainment Tonight, Daniel said: “I feel that what she represents is now. She is contemporary.

    “She resonated on so many levels, because here is someone we all know. We all have a friend that looks like her, who is marrying into this establishment that was very one way, one perspective.”

  • PRETTY LITTLE LIARS STAR SAID ATTENDING MEGHAN & HARRY'S WEDDING WAS A 'NIGHTMARE'

    PA

    Pretty Little Liars star Troian Bellisario said attending the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex was a “nightmare” because she was terrified of wearing a fascinator.

    The 34-year-old who worked with Meghan in Suits told the Daily Telegraph she had “extreme anxiety” over “those hat things.”

    She explained: “'Fascinators. They look ridiculous unless you're in the 1930s. You could get one that is an absolute piece of art, but then are you being too vain and trying to call too much attention to yourself?

    “'Or if you get a fascinator that's very small, are you not going for tradition? I'd never needed a fascinator in my life, and here I was trying to walk this tightrope of 'don't go too big, don't go too small'. It was a nightmare.'”

  • AMAZON SLASHES THE PRICE OF MEGHAN & HARRY'S BOOK BEFORE IT'S EVEN RELEASED

    Amazon has slashed the price of Meghan and Harry's much-anticipated book before it has been released.

    Finding Freedom, Harry and Meghan and the Making of a Modern Royal Family has gone down from £20 to £13.60, the Daily Mail revealed.

    The book, which is due for release next month, will chart the events leading up to the couple's departure from the UK.

  • COPY MEGHAN MARKLE'S DAILY DIET FOR SUMMER

    Meghan is a known foodie and has a love of yoga, two things which are credited with keeping her incredible figure.

    If you wanted to take a leaf out of her menu, we've revealed her daily diet.

    • Wake up: Hot water with lemon
    • Breakfast: Steel-cut oats with bananas and agave syrup drizzled on it
    • Lunch: Salad with protein of some kind
    • Snack: Apples with almond butter and sea salt
    • Late Afternoon Pick-Me-Up: Green juice
    • Dinner: Pasta with zucchini, lots of Parmesan and a glass of wine

    MAKE-UP ARTIST REVEALS HOW TO GET MEGHAN'S ROYAL WEDDING GLOW

    After Princess Beatrice walked down the aisle in a secret royal wedding yesterday, we look back on Meghan's big day and her flawless makeup.

    Meghan and Prince Harry tied the knot in May 2018, with Daniel Martin ensuring the mum-of-one looked flawless.

    Revealing how he got her radiant wedding glow, Daniel revealed how he mixed a drop of highlighter in with her foundation.

    The beauty guru added that he started by applying a base the size of a '5 pence piece' and using an eyebrow brush to blend it out from the middle of her face.

    He said: “As we have a lot of redness in the middle of our face, it's better to start here and blend out so you can gauge the coverage you're getting.”

    ACTRESS TROIAN BELLISARIO REVEALS SHE HAD 'EXTREME ANXIETY' OVER ATTENDING PRINCE HARRY AND MEGHAN'S WEDDING

    Pretty Little Liars actress Troian Bellisario revealed she had 'extreme anxiety' after being invited to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding.

    The mum-of-one was nervous as she was trying to conceal her pregnancy, and she was unsure about fascinators.

    In an interview with Stellar, when asked if she was ‘anxious’, she replied: “Of course I did, and I had it two-fold.

    “One, because I was trying to conceal the fact that I was five months pregnant. I was absolutely positive that it was going to be revealed.

    “But I also had extreme anxiety about… what are they called? Those hat things?”

    The 34-year-old reckoned they look “ridiculous” unless you’re “in the 1930s”.

    MEGHAN AND PRINCE HARRY CONGRATULATE CAPTAIN SIR TOM MOORE

    Captain Sir Tom Moore raised more than £30 million for the NHS by walking laps of his garden during the lockdown, initially aiming to raise £1,000.

    The 100-year-old was knighted by the Queen at a ceremony at Windsor Castle yesterday.

    Prince Harry and Meghan posted a tweet congratulating the centenarian, saying: “Massive congratulations to Captain Sir Tom Moore being knighted by Her Majesty The Queen in the gardens of Windsor Castle yesterday.

    “After raising an astonishing amount of money for NHS.”

    MEGHAN MARKLE ONCE PROMOTED A BARBECUE GRILL FOR MEN'S HEALTH

    With the UK basking in warm weather this weekend barbecues are being fired up across the country, and Meghan is a fan of one make in particular.

    Meghanis described as the "ultimate guy's girl" in the saucy clip for Men's Health, which was shot for the mag in 2013,.

    She's first seen posing in a white jacket and short black dress before whipping off her coat to fire up the BBQ in the ad, called the 'Grilling Never Looked So Hot' video.

    Meghan then starts flipping meat while smiling at the camera, before munching on the burger she's just grilled.

    MEGHAN’S FAVOURITE TRAINERS ARE NOW ON SALE

    If you wanted to copy Meghan’s stylish look, her favourite trainers are now on sale.

    The former actress looks chic when she’s attending red carpet events or simply running errands, which she does in her Adidas Ultra Boost shoe.

    Meghan was snapped wearing the 19 version at her baby shower – which hasa celeb fan base including Harry Styles and Hayley Bieber – but you can get your hands on the Ultra Boost 20 now.

    Head over to the website and use the code EXTRA25 at the checkout to nab yourself a discount on the footwear, which sells for £143.

    MISHA NONOO LAUNCHES UPDATED VERSION OF MEGHAN'S ICONIC 'HUSBAND SHIRT'

    Misha Nonoo, who designed the ‘husband shirt’ Meghan Markle wore on her first public appearance with Prince Harry, has re-imagined the classic item of clothing.

    Meghan wore the shirt at the Invictus Games in 2017, and now the woman behind the iconic look has teamed up with jewellery designer Fry Powers.

    The limited edition husband stud shirts come in seven different colours, including pale pink and baby blue, and cost £118.

    You can get yours here.

    MEGHAN DIDN'T PAY FOR DAD'S MEDICAL BILLS AS HE HAD 'ENOUGH CASH SELLING STORIES'

    Meghan did not help her ailing dad with medical bills before her wedding – because he already had enough cash from selling stories about her, court papers claim.

    The Duchess of Sussex provided “substantial financial support to her father from January 2014” that stopped in 2018 when they cut contact.

    The Royal has now submitted court documents showing her previously “very close” dad had earned more than enough to cover bills for his heart treatment.

    The papers show Mr Markle himself recognised his story payments covered the £1,996 insurance excess he needed as his daughter was preparing to marry Prince Harry.

    The court papers reportedly say Mr Markle’s medical bills “would appear to exceed and offset the excess medical cost of roughly $2,500.”

    MEGHAN LOVES CHIPS AND GRAVY FROM THIS LONDON RESTAURANT

    Deliveroo

    When it comes to favourite foods, Meghan Markle has proven herself to be a down to earth gal, claiming her favourite dish is a vegan version of poutine – essentially a portion of loaded chips.

    According to Reader's Digest, Meghan tries to eat a vegan diet in the week, and was thrilled when By Chloe, a vegan restaurant in Covent Garden, created a vegan take on the dish in the run up to the Royal Wedding.

    By Chloe is one of the Duchess of Sussex's favourite restaurants, according to Metro, and the vegan poutine was available via Deliveroo.

    By Chloe’s vegan version is probably healthier but no less delicious than the original – theirs is made with chips, seitan 'chorizo', cashew nut cheese and vegan gravy.

    MEGHAN HAD A 'SECRET RACY DIARY' DETAILING HER LIFE AS A STRUGGLING ACTRESS

    Getty

    The Duchess of Sussex was revealed as the author of a racy secret diary detailing the struggles of a hustling Hollywood actress back in 2018 – revealing she has “magical boobs” and talking a LOT about sex.

    Meghan, 38, called herself 'The Working Actress' and used a silhouette of an empty director's chair as the logo for her anonymous blog full of fruity language and revealing confessions.

    The blog was started in January 2010, with Meghan telling readers how she was “hustling” for stardom.

    She wrote: “I am a working actress. And I don't have an entourage. Not a star. Not in tabloids.

    “The kind of girl who is sometimes recognizable-ish. Operative suffix being “ish.”

    PRINCE HARRY DOESN'T WANT ARCHIE'S NANNY TO WEAR A UNIFORM

    The Duke of Sussex is said to have ruled out any childminders in uniform after starting their search for a nanny, last year.

    The 34-year-old is said to have compared them to ‘Mary Poppins’, claiming he wants Archie to have a ‘normal’ upbringing.

    Royal commentator, Omid Scobie, said: “One of the things that Harry said was, ‘I don’t want a woman in a uniform around my child.

    “'This isn’t Mary Poppins, we’re going to have a normal household,'” he told Yahoo’s The Royal Box.

    PRINCE HARRY USED TO 'STEAL FROM WILLIAM'S FRIDGE'

    PA

    Prince William revealed that his cheeky brother would 'scrounge' food from his fridge following his engagement to Meghan Markle in 2017.

    Speaking after the Royal announcement, the Duke of Cambridge joked that it should keep the Prince's paws off his grub.

    He said: “For me personally I hope it means he stays out of my fridge, it will stop him scrounging off all my food, he's done over the last few years.”

    Source: Read Full Article