Peter Phillips and wife release statement as they confirm divorce

Queen's grandson Peter Phillips splits from wife Autumn after 12 years of marriage

Although the news that the royal pair is to divorce broke on Monday, Peter, 42, and Autumn, 41, reportedly informed their families of their separation previous year, and the Queen is said to be very sad about the end of her oldest grandchild's marriage.

She wrote: "A reminder Peter Phillips may be the son of a Princess, but he's not royal, his marriage has nothing to do with monarchy, he carries out no royal duties, no £ from the Sovereign Grant". He is now 15th in line for the British throne.

"After informing HM The Queen and members of both families past year, Peter and Autumn jointly agreed to separate", it said [via The Telegraph]. They'd reached the conclusion that this was the ideal plan of motion for his or her two children and ongoing friendship.

Recall, the couple has two daughters: nine-year-old Savannah and seven-year old Islay.

While the pair have said they intend on staying in England, there are fears that Autumn was inspired by Prince Harry and wife Meghan decamping to Canada. The couple got married at the Queen's Windsor Castle residence near London.

Peter is said to be The Queen's favourite grandson. But he is now in total shock.' unnamed source told the Sun.

Peter and his wife Autumn have reportedly split.

Queen's grandson Peter Phillips splits from wife Autumn after 12 years of marriage
Another Royal Family Crisis? The Queen Reportedly Upset After Eldest Grandson Peter Phillips Splits From Wife

The news comes in the midst of a turbulent time for the Royal Family - already battered with the fallout from Prince Andrew's auto crash interview on his relationship with Jeffrey Epstein, as well as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's decisions to step down as senior royals.

Peter, a sports marketing consultant, met Autumn, a management consultant, in 2003 in her hometown of Montreal at the Formula One Grand Prix. Diminish Phillips, 42, is said to be "crushed" after spouse Autumn, 41, revealed to him she needed to isolate.

What's more, with all the drama surrounding Harry and Meghan's stepping down as senior royals, the news of Peter and Autumn's divorce is the last thing the Queen needs.

He is also the eldest grandchild of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip.

"This is what I drink", he says, as the tagline reads, "British royal family member, Peter Phillips".

Apparently, the earlier royal Meghan Markle imposed a complete improvement alongside along with her radical departure from the monarchy inspiring phrases like #Megxit and now the model new verb that Twitter prospects flood the #MeghanMarklear neighborhood used if you might want to escape from one factor they stage out. "Perhaps she thought that if they could make it happen, then she could do it as well", a close friend added.


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