A friend said: “It was something they felt they wanted and needed to do but now they have done it, they feel a line has been drawn under that chapter of their lives and they want to move on.”
In an attempt to move the agenda on, Meghan and Harry plan to announce a series of new projects that they will launch in the coming weeks.
These include plans for their Archewell foundations, as well as new programmes for their Spotify and Netflix deals.
They will also promote their support for a Texan Women’s shelter damaged in the recent winter storm and their international Women’s campaign.
Prince Harry is said to be keen on reconciling with his brother, Prince William.
In 2019, during ITV’s ‘Harry & Meghan: An African Journey’, Prince Harry said he and his brother were “on different paths”.
The Royal brothers commissioned the statue in January 2017 from the Gloucestershire-based sculptor, Ian Rank-Broadley.
They wanted to commemorate the 20th anniversary of their mother’s death and recognise all the good works she had done in both the UK and around the world.