Is the Oprah Interview the cause of Meghan's and Harry's loss of Royal Patronages?
A tweet by author and Royal editor Omid Scobie on his twitter account today appears to suggest that the reason for the sudden announcement by Buckingham Palace that Meghan and Harry would not be returning to work for the "Firm", and the relinquishments of their Royal Patronages etc. was due to the fact Meghan and Harry agreed to an interview with Oprah.
As Mr. Scobie points out, the hypocrisy of this action, if this is the case, is that other members of the Royal Family have given TV interviews, and members of the Royal Family and Royal staff are renowned for tipping off the press and releasing private information to the press as confidential or secret 'sources'. Just take a look at the UK newspaper headlines over this past weekend where Prince William is said, according to "sources close to him", to be "sad and shocked" by recent events.
Here is what Omid Scobie tweeted: