At her sister Princess Eugenie’s wedding on October 12, 2018, Sussexes were expecting their son, Archie and a highly placed source speculated of Beatrice’s announcement: “It was a total dig at Harry and Meghan. They stole Eugenie’s thunder on her big day, after all, and it appears that has not been forgotten.” author of “Prince Philip’s Century,”
Robert Jobson, added, “In life, timing is everything. And it seems that after Harry and Meghan stole the headlines and world attention by announcing that Meghan was pregnant with Harry, taking the attention away from Princess Beatrice’s wedding, that she didn’t forget.”
“Announcing her pregnancy on the Sussexes third wedding anniversary may have been a coincidence, but I don’t think so. What goes around comes around.”
According to the Royal source speaking after her grandfather Prince Philip’s funeral, Beatrice wants to delay her pregnancy announcement, which took place on April 17.
They added that: “Beatrice and Eugenie do really like Harry and Meghan, but Beatrice must have known what the timing would look like, surely?”