Prince Harry addresses his and Meghan Markle's royal decision
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Oct. 2. Photo: Samir Hussein/WireImage
Why it matters: In his first speech since the couple agreed to relinquish their "royal highness" titles in order to split their time between the U.K. and North America, Harry expressed "great sadness" about the move. He alluded to British press harassment in his speech, saying "the media is a powerful force." They hoped to continue to with duties "without public funding," he said. "Unfortunately, that wasn't possible."