Prince Harry and Meghan Markle return to California following queen's funeral

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
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  • The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are back in California.
  • The couple was in the UK before news of Queen Elizabeth's death broke.
  • Before their permanent relocation to the US, Tyler Perry shared his home with the couple. Now, he opens up about what was "a very difficult time" for Harry and Meghan.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have returned to California, where they reunited with their children, Archie and Lili.

The couple was already in the UK and travelled to Germany as well, carrying out various engagements, when Queen Elizabeth II died on 8 September.

They remained in the UK, reunited with the royal family – which also saw the 'fab four' seemingly reconnect as they greeted mourners in Windsor – until after the queen was laid to rest on Monday, 19 September.

The couple's presence during the queen's funeral proceedings showed unity within the firm at a time when it was needed most, however, their relationship with the royals remains strained, sources say.

READ MORE | Queen's funeral brought royal family together: It was a 'triggering of past grief for Harry'

Also opening up about his decision to share his home with the couple following their bombshell exit from the firm and relocation is Tyler Perry, who told the Today show: "It was a very difficult time for them.

"What I know about the two of them that I wish the world knew is how much they love — these two people love each other. They found each other — out of all these odds against them finding each other, they found each other. The love they have is really, really moving, and I just wanted to do anything I could to support them."

He added: "If I don't have that, what she and Harry have, I don't want it — that's really amazing."  

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