King Charles 'taking steps' to ensure Meghan and Harry are not invited to Commonwealth countries

King Charles is reportedly putting measures in place in a bid to stop Prince Harry and Meghan Markle from being invited to visit Commonwealth countries, according to a Royal Expert.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex recently finished their three-day tour of Nigeria, where they promoted the Invictus Games and met with some key figures.

Royal author Tom Quinn has now alleged that the monarch was irked by Harry and Meghan's trip and is doing everything to prevent a recurrence.

Speaking to The Mirror, he said: "King Charles is in a terrible bind he would love to strip Meghan and Harry of their royal titles, but fears this will look vindictive.

"On the other hand, he has to find a way to put a stop to any future trips by Harry and Meghan to other commonwealth countries. That has now become his number one priority."

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry in Nigeria
Harry and Meghan spent three days in Nigeria -Credit:AFP via Getty Images

Tom suggested the King might use "back channels" in order to "try to block any further invitations to the wayward couple". However, he admitted that will "prove very difficult".

The Royal expert also touched on why Charles may be unsettled by Harry and Meghan's trip to Nigeria.

He stated: "The ultimate fear for King Charles and William is that Meghan's rebelliousness actually ends up making her more appealing than the understated members of official team royal.

"That’s why she always makes a point of holding Harry's hand for the cameras, something she knows Willam and Kate would never do."

Tom suggested the monarch will now be making some changes to the Royal Family.

He said: "After Nigeria one thing is certain: huge efforts will go into changing the way the Royal Family deals with its role in the Commonwealth.

King Charles III speaks to guests attending a Royal Garden Party
King Charles isn't happy, a royal expert claims -Credit:Getty Images

Steps have already been taken via official channels to try to lessen the chance that other Commonwealth countries invite Meghan and Harry to visit."

Meghan and Harry have had a strained relationship with the Royal Family ever since they stepped down as senior royals in 2020.

It's believed the couple will soon be leaving Nigeria and returning to America via a quick stop-over in London, however, it's thought they won't be meeting any members of The Firm.

Buckingham Palace has been approached for comment.

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