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Helen Mirren ‘cheers’ prince, Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, the decision to take a step back from royal duties

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Dame Helen Mirren has been in support of Harry, and Meghan Markle’s decision to take a step back from all the royal family, because they believe that their gut instincts are absolutely correct.”

“I think their instincts are right, and I applaud them for it,” Mirren, 74, told Variety in a new interview. “It is a matter of fact. Of course, it’s complicated.”

She went on to praise Markle, 38, as “a fantastic addition to the royal family, and charming, and did everything right, was gracious, it was sweet, in character, and it seemed to be … Wow! Which is a nice addition. Does not appear to be a blowout …

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“Well, I think that it is a loss, in a way,” the Oscar winner continued, “but at the same time, I think that their instincts are quite correct. And, I think, is that all of them will, I hope, will have to adapt, and the tabloid, the pearl-clutchers will have to get over their traumas, and not having anyone to attack you all the time. They have to find a different victim … most likely me.”

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Mirren won the Best Actress Academy Award in 2007 for her performance in “Harry’s grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II in director Stephen Frears’ “The Queen.” The real life of the matriarch is reported to have been hurt by Harry and Meghan’s decision to relocate, and the family drama are over and done with.”

“They don’t want to talk about it,” a source close to the Queen told Vanity Fair, urging them to take it personally, and that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, england, will stop up with their royal duties.

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“The Queen does all the work to get this resolved as they will be harmful to the institution of the monarchy, and, on a personal level, I think that it is quite painful for her. It has gotten to the point where they don’t want to think about it anymore, they just want it to be over.”

This article was originally published on Page Six.

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