After the deal with Netflix, clouds are looming for the Sussexes, who have yet to pay for the works of Frogmore Cottage
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Still clouds on the horizon for Meghan Markle and Harry who, after the recent millionaire agreement signed with Netflix, are (still) facing the issue of reimbursement of the renovations of Frogmore Cottage.
According to former parliamentarian and minister Norman Baker, the second son of Charles and Diana and the former actress should repay everything in a single solution with the money that will come to them from the streaming giant instead of waiting 11 years to repay the considerable sum – public money – spent to renovate the Windsor residence where they lived for a very short time.
Releasing statements to the tabloid The Sun, Baker stressed that, in his view, the amount set by Harry and Meghan for the monthly repayment of their UK residence works would be intentionally inadequate.
Baker, an MP from 1997 to 2015 and appointed Minister of the Interior in 2013, Baker said he was pleased with the agreement signed by Meghan and Harry with Netflix. He also said he hopes that, in this new chapter of their lives, they will not benefit from their status as former members of the Royal Family.
Returning to Frogmore Cottage, we reiterate that the parents of little Archie lived there for a very short period of time. At the end of 2018, a few months after the wedding, they officially announced that they would like to move from Nottingham Cottage, located on the grounds of Kensington Palace, to Frogmore Cottage.
After months of work that made it possible to transform the five separate apartments into a single residence where the couple wanted to raise little Archie, the move took place in spring 2019, which marked an important break with William and Kate.
As already mentioned, the couple didn't live much at Frogmore Cottage. At the beginning of 2020, in fact, the Megxit bomb arrived and, a few months later, the transfer to Canada. After a stint in a luxurious Los Angeles mansion owned by tycoon Tyler Perry, Meghan and Harry took the plunge in buying their first home together in Santa Barbara, a mega mansion bought with savings and a mortgage.
Now that they have found a source of income to pay for it, there remains, on the horizon, the obligation to repay the works at Frogmore Cottage. The agreement, made official in January 2020 by Buckingham Palace, provides for monthly installments of 18 thousand pounds. All that remains is to wait to see which path Meghan and Harry will choose to honor their debt to British taxpayers.