Prince Harry has been branded a “traitor” amid suggestions he and Meghan would be “happy to accept” an invitation to spend Christmas with the Royal Family at Sandringham.
Sources close to the couple suggest they have made no plans for the festive period and spending it with the King is not out of the question.
Broadcaster Danny Kelly has hit out at the suggestion, saying he and Meghan should not be welcomed back with open arms.
“It’s treachery. He is a traitor. How could you invite that pair back into your castle?”, he asked.
“You would need them patted down by security, they would need to be scanned for electronic recording devices.
“I’m ever so sorry but he’s burnt his bridges. How could you let someone like that back into the royal fold?”
The quartet have previously been dubbed ‘the fab foour’
Christine Hamilton waded in on the discussion by concurring with Kelly’s statement, saying “they can’t be trusted”.
A Christmas invitation would represent a significant thawing of tensions between Harry and his father.
It was reported that the Duke rang the King last week to wish him a happy 75th birthday.
Friends of the couple say they are keen to follow up with a visit to Sandringham, the King’s Norfolk home, at Christmas, or to Balmoral in the summer, insiders have claimed.
A friend told the Sunday Times: “I can’t imagine the Sussexes would decline an invitation to spend time with His Majesty. As of yet, there have not been any invitations for the holidays.”
The Sussexes have attacked the Royal Family with a series of damning accusation on multiple occasions this year.
The Duke and Duchess last spent Christmas at Sandringham in 2018.
After being spotted walking to the church on Christmas Day with the now Prince and Princess of Wales, the quartet were dubbed “the Fab Four”.
Following the release of details about the birthday call, an insider told The Telegraph: “The King and Queen worry that if stories about phone calls and private conversations make it into the public domain they will be accused of leaking to the press, even if it’s obvious it didn’t come from them.
“They just think ‘it’s in the public domain, and public domain equals bad’.”