It’s a disappointment for many Royal fans: They expected Duchess Meghan to publish a family photo on the occasion of her 40th birthday. Because it would have been the first time that she and Prince Harry (36) allowed a look at their two-month-old daughter Lilibet. But the two continue to keep a big secret about their youngest offspring. “That fits in with the new Sussex strategy. They don’t instrumentalize their children to get attention, ”explains aristocracy expert Anika Helm von «Aristocratic world».
After the two royals themselves repeatedly had to make negative experiences because of their fame, it is now their top priority to protect son Archie (2) and daughter Lilibet. “We haven’t seen a real photo of Archie for a long time either, only sections where most of the face was covered. Prince Harry himself explained how he suffers from the photographers to this day, how every click of the camera tears open old wounds. He wants to prevent that from happening to his children, ”says Helm.
But there is also something else behind it all: Harry and Meghan are taking legal action against paparazzi photos. If they keep their children out of the public eye, that strengthens their negotiating position.
Involuntary pictures are to be expected
Nevertheless, the expert expects that the first pictures will probably come from a paparazzo. Because: “That is of course the disadvantage of not showing your children: the greed for the first photo is all the greater.” But it could also be that Harry will show the little one in his book – but then hide her face.
Their move to America shows how important privacy is to Harry and Meghan. The family lives in Montecito in a celebrity quarter that is strictly cordoned off – and paparazzi therefore have no access. So they recently managed to keep the number of involuntarily taken pictures to a minimum. Since their Instagram account was set up, they have spoken almost exclusively on the website of their Archewell Foundation – where pictures are also of secondary importance.