The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are expecting their second child, their office confirmed Sunday.
A spokesperson for Prince Harry, 36, and Meghan, 39, said in a statement: “We can confirm that Archie is going to be a big brother. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are overjoyed to be expecting their second child.”
In a black-and-white photo of themselves, the couple sat near a tree with Harry’s hand placed under Meghan’s head as she lies on his lap with her hand resting on her bump.
The baby will be eighth in line to the British throne.
A Buckingham Palace spokesman stated: “Her Majesty, Duke of Edinburgh, Prince of Wales and the entire family are delighted and wish them well.”
The duke advised chimpanzee knowledgeable Jane Goodall in 2019 that he would solely have two kids for the sake of the planet.
Goodall stated: “Not too many,” and Harry replied: “Two, maximum.”
Harry and American actor Meghan Markle married at Windsor Castle in May 2018. Their son Archie was born a 12 months later.
In early 2020, Meghan and Harry introduced they had been quitting royal duties and shifting to North America, citing what they stated had been the insufferable intrusions and racist attitudes of the British media. They not too long ago purchased a home in Santa Barbara, California.
In November, Meghan revealed that she had a miscarriage in July 2020, giving a private account of the traumatic expertise in hope of serving to others.
A number of days in the past, the duchess gained a privateness declare in opposition to a newspaper over the publication of a private letter to her estranged father.