On January 8, local time, British Prince Harry and Princess Meghan suddenly announced on social media that they would withdraw from the royal family and seek economic independence. When the news came out, it shocked the whole of Britain.
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The two wrote in a statement: "After many months of reflection and internal discussions, we have chosen to complete the transition this year." They explained that they hope to "open up a new progressive role within the (royal) system.
，与此同时，继续全力支持女王。” They said: " We intend to withdraw from the role of a 'senior' member of the royal family and seek economic independence , while continuing to support the Queen fully."
They also said that in the future, they plan to distribute the time evenly between the United Kingdom and North America. The move will benefit their eight-month-old son Archie. On the one hand, they can raise their sons under the royal tradition; on the other hand, it also allows their families to have a new chapter in their lives, including the establishment of new charities.
情况很“复杂” Royal response: The situation is "complicated"
（BBC ） 报道称，两人在发表这份声明之前似乎 没有跟女王、威廉王子，或其他王室成员商量过 。 The BBC reported that the two did not appear to have consulted with the Queen, Prince William, or other members of the royal family before making this statement .
白金汉宫对此很“失望”，王室很“受伤” 。 The BBC said Buckingham Palace was "disappointed" by this and the royal family was "injured" .
Following the "official announcement" of the Harry and his wife, the British Buckingham Palace also responded that day.
Buckingham Palace said in a statement that discussions about Harry and Megan's retirement are still "early stages" and "we understand their desire to find a different path, but this is a very complex issue that requires time to discuss."
And the media here has exploded, and the headlines of the major front pages eat melon and make fun of it.
，呼应那场闹了好几年的“脱欧”（Brexit）大戏。 The Sun coined a very talented word: Megxit , which echoed the Brexit drama that had been going on for years.
我们不干了。 "Daily Mail" is not too big to see the excitement . On the title is big book: The queen is angry, Harry Megan said: We're not going.
他们甚至没知会女王一声…… "Daily Mirror" all kinds of fuel and jealousy: they didn't even notice the queen ...
平民生活（commoner life） …… The New York Post even mischievously took a picture to show the commoner life of Prince Harry and his wife ...
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