Prince Harry and Meghan to soften the content of Charles in the Netflix show

Your olive branch? Prince Harry and Meghan Markle they change the “direction” when it comes to how King Charles III will be featured in their upcoming projects, a source exclusively reveals in the new issue of the magazine Us Weekly.

“Both agreed to strike a neutral ground by toning down the parts about Charles and adding intimate details about [Queen Elizabeth II‘s] legacy,” says an insider about the upcoming Netflix documentary about the couple and Harry’s long-awaited memoir.

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The Suits The alum, 41, and her husband, 38, hope to keep their revelations “interesting without crossing the line” following the Queen’s death aged 96 in September, a source said Us.

Harry and Meghan signed a multi-year deal with Netflix in September 2020 after announcing their retirement from senior royal duties earlier that year. The goal of the partnership is to create a variety of content for the streaming giants, from documentaries and movies to original series and children’s programming. An insider exclusively said then Us that the couple was offered nearly $100 million for the deal.

The release date of the documentaries about the royal duo is yet to be confirmed. Similarly, it’s not known when Harry’s memoir will officially hit the shelves after it was announced in July 2021. With so many projects in the pipeline, Archewell’s co-founders are leaning on each other even more.

“He’s so grateful to Meghan for her input and they’re making all these big decisions together, so of course there’s a balancing act to consider,” the source said. Us. “And it goes the other way too – he’s equally involved in her big picture, they’re very connected in that way and they claim they always will be.”

The Duke of Sussex adjusts some of what will appear in his memoirs, particularly about his father, 73, Queen consort Camila, Prince William and Princess Kate, according to an insider. However, Harry and the Bench authors are still willing to tell their stories.

“Meghan moved to America to have a voice and feels it’s important for Harry to speak about things close to his heart, including his family,” another source revealed.

Tensions between Harry and his relatives across the pond have been high since he and Meghan moved to California. In March 2021, a former military pilot stated during a CBS sit-in that Charles “stopped taking [his] calls” and cut it off financially after the couple left.

“I feel really disappointed. He went through something similar. He knows what pain is like. I will always love him, but a lot of pain has happened,” Harry said at the time, referring to the intense scrutiny Charles faced during his marriage and subsequent divorce from the late Princess Diana.

The newly anointed king, for his part, has seemingly tried to reach out to his youngest son and Meghan amid the family drama. In his first speech as British monarch last month, Charles expressed his “love” for Harry and the retired actress.

“I think the king has made it very clear that he wants to heal the rift,” a royal expert said Gareth Russell said Us in September. “Family dynamics are always complicated, of course, but … the King, even when he was the Prince of Wales, I think he made it clear that he would like a better relationship with the Duke of Sussex. So let’s hope the olive branch is something that works.”

For more on Harry and Meghan’s life outside the palace, watch the video above and download the latest issue Us Weekly, on newsstands now.

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