The Queen Invites Prince Harry To Lunch After Birth Of Baby Lilibet
Queen Elizabeth II has invited Prince Harry to a one-on-one lunch when he visits the UK next month. The meeting will come after tensions between the Duke and the Royal Family, and it will reportedly allow him and the Queen "to talk things through." Here's what to know.
Prince Harry has an important lunch date in his near future.
The Duke will return to the UK in July, and he's reportedly been invited to a one-on-one lunch with Queen Elizabeth II during his visit. After months of tensions between Harry and his family, the lunch will allow them "to talk things through," a Palace source told Daily Mail.
Queen Elizabeth invites Prince Harry to lunch in the UK
The Queen doesn't appear to be holding a grudge against her grandson, despite a stretch of recent interviews where Prince Harry has openly criticized the Royal Family.
The meeting will also come after Harry and Meghan welcomed a baby girl who they named after the Queen. According to Daily Mail, the monarch's invite to Prince Harry came before the birth of Lilibet Diana on June 4.
Queen and Prince Harry to meet after birth of baby Lilibet
In other words, Queen Elizabeth and her grandson will have plenty to discuss in just a few weeks' time. The Queen was said to be left "shaken" by Prince Harry's most recent interviews, where he opened up about "pain and suffering" in the Royal Family.
But the 95-year-old ruler and her grandson have been in touch in recent months. Harry insists he got the Queen's blessing to name his daughter Lilibet, and the pair did meet privately when the Duke was in the UK for Prince Philip's funeral in April.
Prince Harry is still expected to visit the UK for the unveiling of a Princess Diana statue on July 1, a trip that will now include lunch with the Queen.