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Madame Tussauds REMOVE Prince Harry and Meghan Markle wax figures

It comes following their shock announcement
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have ALREADY been removed from Madame Tussauds’ royal family display.

Following the shock announcement that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will take a ‘step back’ from Royal duties, the tourist attraction wasted no time in eliminating the wax models.

On Twitter, the wax museum shared a snap of their royal family display, which features figures of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip standing in the middle.

But while Kate and William can be seen standing on one side of The Queen and Prince Philip, there was a noticeable space where figures of Harry and Meghan once stood.

Along with the photo, the museum wrote, ‘We’ve got to respect their wishes #Megxit.’

General manager of Madam Tussauds London, 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.’

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle removed from Madame Tussauds
(Credit: Twitter)

He continued, ‘As two of our most popular and well-loved figures they will of course remain an important feature at Madam Tussauds London as we watch to see what the next chapter holds for them.’

Earlier this week, the pair dropped their bombshell decision that they would be standing alone from the British royal family.

In a statement that’s stunned the world, they announced on Instagram, ‘After many months of reflection and internal discussions, we gave chosen to make a transition this year in starting to carve out a progressive new role within this institution.

‘We intend to step back as ‘senior’ members of the Royal Family and work to become financially independent, while continuing to fully support Her Majesty The Queen.

‘It is with your encouragement, particularly over the last few years, that feel prepared to make this adjustment. We now plan to balance our time between the United Kingdom and North America, continuing to honour our duty to The Queen, the Common wealth and our patronages.’

The couple said they would be ‘financially independent’ and split their time between Britain and North America.

The BBC reported that the Royal Family are said to be ‘hurt’ at the couple’s statement and that they were ‘blindsided’ by the announcement.

A statement from Buckingham Palace said, ‘We understand their desire to take a different approach, but these are complicated issues that will take time to work through.’

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