The couple final yr signed the “Sandringham Summit” settlement – additionally jokingly known as the “Megxit” deal – which noticed them begin a transition away from the royal household.
Whereas Buckingham was supportive of the deal, royal courtiers have mentioned tearing up the settlement over the interview, set to air Sunday night time, The Times of London reported.
“I don’t assume that after this interview, something is off the desk, to be sincere,” one supply within the royal family claimed.
One punishment would come with stripping the Duke and Duchess of their titles, The New York Post reported. The couple was allowed to maintain their titles as a part of the deal.
The transfer highlights Queen Elizabeth II’s excessive displeasure with the “circus” across the interview.
Sources supplied completely different particulars, with one claiming that such an excessive and “drastic” motion is “not up for debate.”
“The response will rely very a lot on in the event that they go after the establishment or the individuals” of the royal household, one supply mentioned.
Some public figures have questioned the timing of the interview, with requires the couple to delay or outright cancel the interview.
Conservative MP Bob Blackman told the Daily Mail that he felt the interview was “inappropriate.”
“To be doing a tell-all interview screened within the UK when he’s in hospital … they’re badly suggested, to place it mildly,” Blackman mentioned. “None of those royal interviews have gone nicely … and I can’t see this going any higher.”