An insider also told Page Six that the royals were essentially kept in the dark, as "Meghan and Harry made their announcement without consulting them". But the US television star said she "naively" dismissed the warnings, because as an American she didn't understand how the British press worked. Captioning a photo of her and her husband, Chris Fischer, Schumer joked, "Chris and I are formally stepping down from our royal duties".
They have pledged to "carve out a progressive new role within the institution", which will see them "step back as "senior" members of the royal family" and "work to become financially independent".
"It's a mark of how upset all the family are", she added in a tweet. Despite Prince Harry's very best intentions to protect his family, he has now unwittingly put the target firmly on his wife's back. "We are instead talking about a situation where the man who is now sixth in line to the throne ... has chosen to protect his wife and baby... from the constant viciousness (and racism) of the local press - some biases that he remembers all too well from the way they treated his own mother", she concludes, noting that Harry and Meghan "in any case would be cut out of the picture and made redundant - pushed to the periphery of the royal family anyway" in the perhaps the not-too-distant future.
"The source confirmed that no members of the royal family were consulted". The final clip shows them leaving the event with goodbyes from the staff and paparazzi flashes as they walk back outside.
Royal super fan John Loughery holds a copy of a British newspaper as he poses for the media outside of Buckingham Palace in London on January 9, 2020.
A spokesperson for Buckingham Palace quickly issued a brisk statement that the transition was still "at an early stage". They plan to give up payments from the Sovereign Grant, an annual stipend the Royal family receives from the government to cover expenses.
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The Queen's grandson might also be well suited to the role, having grown up with the pomp of the British monarchy beaten into him, such as all the curtseying, nodding politely at foreign dignitaries and revealing no hint of partisanship.
On Wednesday, the couple also announced that they meant to split their time between Britain and North America.
The post also said the couple planned to launch a "new charitable entity".
"While I could say Pennsylvania and OH, and continue this proverbial two-step, I instead give them what they're after: 'My dad is Caucasian and my mom is African American".
If Buckingham Palace's statement says anything it indicates that the decision was rushed and had not gone through all the channels of approval just yet.
The couple announced they are to radically change media access to their official engagements, and will no longer participate in the traditional "royal rota" system, which is an agreement providing access for royal correspondents.
"I think they think they can become kind of a celebrity royal couple, which is kind of very different than being a working member of the royal family", he said.