Prince Charles heartbreak: How Charles ensures Prince Harry and Meghan Markle stay afloat | Royal | News (Reports)

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According to , father and son remain in touch, with Prince Charles providing emotional and financial support to the couple. The claims come after the couple saw themselves at the centre of a row over the cost of their security after they stepped back from their senior royal roles.

A royal insider said: “They have a very strong and close father-and-son relationship. Many people have speculated that the book was the end for Harry and Meghan in Britain.

“Too many people were criticised and too many people attacked, including William and Kate.

“But the Prince of Wales has made it clear the door is always open.

“Since his move to Los Angeles they have been in regular contact. Charles is not an avid user of texts but there are video and phone calls.

“The book has never been a massive talking point between them and Charles is determined that it is not an obstacle.

“He has provided financial support, as any father would do when their son moves with a young family to the other side of the world.

“Their relationship is rock-solid and they remain close. They speak at least once a week and Charles is still a massive driving force in Harry’s life.”

Charles proved his close relationship to Harry and Meghan when he took on the responsibility of walking Meghan down the aisle on the couple’s big day as her father, Thomas Markle, pulled out of the high-profile wedding.

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“The Prince of Wales is a great sounding board for Harry.”

But Prince Charles’ Duchy of Cornwall’s funds are predicted to fall “by a significant amount” next year due to the coronavirus crisis.

Amid so much uncertainty, Harry is said to have found solace in the recent announcement that the Invictus Games for service veterans will go ahead next year.

Before the health crisis, the Duke had been “fully focused” on ensuring the event went well.

An insider said: “Invictus is such a massive part of Harry’s life and this year was massive because it was the first time he was organising the event, having stepped back from royal duties.

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