Amid news that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry & Meghan Markle, have chosen to distance themselves from the royal family, Madame Tussauds is responding.
The museum’s general manager, Steve Davies said,
“Alongside the rest of the world we are reacting to the surprising news that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will be stepping back as senior Royals.”
“From today, Meghan and Harry’s figures will no longer appear in our Royal Family set. 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 the them.”
But the museum says the change was not a diss, just that they want to
“mirror [the couple’s] progressive new role within the Royal institution.”
Guests who visit the exhibit will be greeted by an empty space where Meghan and Harry used to stand.
The couple is quite popular, so there’s no doubt they will “remain an important feature” of the museum, but in a new less “royal” location.
It’s unclear whether this will affect other Madame Tussauds locations.
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