Wax Museum Removes Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Figures From Royal Family Display


Well, that was fast!

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wax figures have been taken out of the royal family display at Madame Tussauds in London, the HuffPost reported.

Officials said in a press release that the wax figures will be moved elsewhere within the museum.

“To reflect the upcoming change in the Royal line up, Madame Tussauds London will be moving its Harry and Meghan figures from its Royal set with immediate effect,” the museum said in a statement.

General manager Steve Davis explained the relocation of the two wax figures, saying, “As two of our most popular and well-loved figures they will of course remain an important feature at Madame Tussauds London as we watch to see what the next chapter holds for them.”

“Harry and Meghan will be separated from the family to mirror their ‘progressive new role within the Royal institution,’” the museum said.

The move comes one day after a bombshell announcement from the Duke and Duchess of Sussex declaring plans to "step back" from royal duties and work towards becoming "financially independent."

In an Instagram statement, the Prince Harry and Meghan Markle stated the move is an attempt to focus on their family and transition into a “progressive new role” within the institution.

The Palace issued a statement to the press in response to the announcement later Wednesday afternoon.

"Discussions with The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are at an early stage," the statement read. "We understand their desire to take a different approach, but these are complicated issues that will take time to work through."

All around the world, fans have been expressing opinion about this sudden announcement. Some offering their support to the couple and others saying that they are being very disrespectful to the royal family.

Even celebs are chiming in. Jack Osbourne, son of Prince of Darkness Ozzy Osbourne, shared some sagely words for the Duke of Sussex Prince Harry.

"Listen Prince Harry," Osbourne wrote, "if I can survive my family, you can survive yours."

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