Prince Archie and Princess Lilibet's role is 'time-bomb waiting to go off' claims expert

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry
Harry and Meghan with their two children Archie and Lilibet -Credit:Avalon All rights reserved

Royal expert Tom Quinn has described Prince Archie and Princess Lilibet as a " time-bomb waiting to go off", predicting potential future struggles for the young royals.

Archie and Lilibet, who reside in America with their parents Prince Harry and Meghan Markle following their departure from the Royal Family, may end up "doing very little in the way of work" after their futures as working royals were "snatched away", according to Quinn.

In an exclusive interview with the Mirror, Quinn stated: "The time-bomb waiting to go off is Archie and Lillibet as half-Royals in America there may be some interest in them, but it will wear thin quickly in a country that admires rags-to-riches energy and determination and dislikes inherited privilege unless it is combined with charitable or other work.

"The advantage of being a half-Royal in the States will be completely outweighed by the massive difficulties Archie and Lillibet will have finding a role as adults. They will be like star child actors who find themselves forgotten as adults."

Quinn suggested that the youngsters could have had a more favourable life in the UK, but this was taken away when Meghan and Harry left the Royal Family. He added: "The future they could have had as real royals has been snatched away. And Archie and Lillibet may just end up living on the wealth and fame of their parents and doing very little in the way of work."

These remarks follow reports that Prince Harry is poised for a UK return.

The Duke of Sussex is reportedly gearing up to mark the 10th anniversary of the Invictus Games with his presence in the UK next month. A special service at St. Paul's Cathedral on May 8 will see Harry deliver a speech.

Whether Meghan, Archie, or Lilibet will accompany Harry on this visit remains uncertain. Since stepping back from Royal duties, the Duchess of Sussex has rarely visited London, attending Queen Elizabeth's funeral but not King Charles III's coronation, which Harry attended solo.

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