Prince Harry, Meghan Markle to step back from ‘senior’ roles in royal family

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle to step back from 'senior' roles in royal family

Updated: 2:10 PM EST Jan 8, 2020

Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, are stepping back from their roles as senior members of the British royal family and plan to work toward becoming "financially independent," the couple announced on Instagram on Wednesday."After many months of reflection and internal discussions, we have chosen to make a transition this year in starting to carve out a progressive new role within this institution," they wrote. "We intend to step back as 'senior' members of the Royal Family and work to become financially independent, while continuing to fully support Her Majesty The Queen.""It is with your encouragement, particularly over the last few years, that we feel prepared to make this adjustment," they added.The couple revealed they …

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