All good things are three, you say so nice. That also seems to apply in the house of Sussex. As the British newspaper “Daily Mail” reports, Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry are said to have hired their third nanny for Baby Archie within six weeks – while the services of the two predecessors are apparently no longer needed. It is unknown whether the nannies volunteered or were released.
Choice of nanny “deeply personal decision”
The Daily Mail cites a source from the royal family, according to which the choice of the nanny is “a deeply personal decision”, “based on the needs of the baby and the parents”. Harry and Meghan “did not want to rush or risk anything, they want to make the right decision,” the source continues.
The new nanny apparently had to sign a detailed silence obligation. It's not supposed to be living in Frogmore Cottage and it's not meant to be used for night duty. According to the Daily Mail, the Duchess apparently prefers to take care of little Archie himself at night who is said to be a “very hungry little boy,” as the report says.
Even before the birth of Archie there were reports that Harry and Meghan should have engaged the American Connie Simpson as a nanny. Simpson already looked after the children of numerous other celebrities such as George and Amal Clooney, Justin Timberlake or Jessica Alba. Whether the couple then actually resorted to the services of the American, is not known.
Not the first change of staff at Harry and Meghan
The new nanny, however, is not the first change of staff in the household of Harry and Meghan. Since their wedding in May 2018, the two have a huge wear on employees. Meghan's female bodyguard, her personal assistant Melissa Toubati, as well as longtime private secretary to the British Royals, Samantha Cohen, have already quit. Three other employees from the immediate vicinity of Harry and Meghan quit their service. It is known that the 37-year-old has very specific ideas about her role in the royal family and often breaks with the royal protocol. This obviously also applies to the care of her firstborn.