Inside Harry and Meghan’s Hollywood life – From £4k club dates to moaning about neighbors who are ‘Netflix extras’
It’s been two years since Megsit and the Sussexes seem to be loving their new life in America, where they can mingle with Hollywood’s elite.
Even yesterday’s news that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were located “evicted” from his Windsor residence Frogmore Cottage didn’t seem to dampen their spirits.
Last night the couple went into hiding to visit Los Angeles’ glittering private members’ clubwhich is loved by the rich and the reserved.
It follows from this King Charles” to throw them out of them former royal house after Harry made a series of damning digs The royal family he has Spare’s memoirs.
I have a move reportedly left the couple “stunned”and a source close to them explains: “It all seems very final and like a cruel punishment.
But perhaps they can take solace in the glamorous life they’ve created for themselves across the pond.
A private members club worth £3,500
Although Charles has issued an official eviction notice, which experts predict could come Sussex will miss the coronation of the kingHarry and Meghan were spotted out on a date yesterday.
The pair were all smiles as they stepped out for their first night out since Spare’s release at popular holiday hotspot San Vicente Bungalows.
The exclusive club and eatery costs £3,500 ($4,200) a year for those over 35 and £1,500 ($1,800) for those younger.
Among its famous participants Hailey BieberSandra Bullock, Kirsten Dunst and Kaia Gerber.
The gorgeous venue has a policy that requires guests to cover their phone camera lenses with a sticker upon arrival.
Photography and videography are prohibited in the club, and participants are reportedly prohibited from posting information about the venue on social media.
This was told by an insider who noticed the Sussexes Page six they were in “exceptionally good spirits.”
Meghan wore a £1,345 Caroline Herrera cape coat and £522 Christian Dior high heels.
San Vincente Bungalows isn’t the only private membership club the couple has had their eye on in recent years.
In 2020 A mirror pegged them at £240,000 a year Coral Beach Casino and Cubana Clubcontributes to Ellen DeGeneres and Michael Douglas.
Appointments and travel orders
On another date last November, the pair were spotted at the aptly named restaurant The Duchess in Ojai, California.
The eatery is a bakery by day and a Burmese restaurant by night, where dishes include lamb biryani for £26 ($31) and pork belly for £22 ($26).
But for Meghan and Harry, it’s not just a good kitchen. Last year, the couple admitted that they are fans of the fast food restaurant In-N-Out Burger.
It has a number of celebrity supporters, including Julia Roberts, Adele, Reese Witherspoon and Lily Allen, who celebrated with a post-wedding treat there.
Meghan told Variety: “It’s really fun to go through the drive-thru and surprise them. They know our order.”
Harry is also a fan, calling it ‘the best’ and revealing the pair’s dishes of choice: ‘I order two double-doubles, beast style, fries and a coke! And that’s just for me!
“Meg gets a cheeseburger and fries with a jalapeño side. I just stick to ketchup and that special sauce of theirs. So good!”
Mingle with celebrities
Since swapping Windsor for a sunny life in America, Harry and Meghan seem to have been welcomed into the arms of leaders and famous friends.
Last month, they were spotted at a star-studded gathering for the occasion renewal of marriage vows Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi.
The celebrations, which marked 50 years of talk show host Ellen, were enjoyed by celebrities including Kardashian “mamager” Kris Jenner – who hosted the ceremony – and American country star Brandy Carlyle.
Harry and Meghan were spotted by keen viewers after footage from the show was published on Ellen’s YouTube channel.
In the clip, the Sussexes stood separately and among the crowd of dignitaries who presented Ellen with a watch.
The Netflix set
While viewing them Netflix Documentary Series, Harry and Meghanfans were impressed by the posh location chosen for the interview.
In December, the lavish Montecito mansion was listed for £28 million.
The approximately 13,600-square-foot Mediterranean and Spanish Revival home features six bedrooms, seven bathrooms and several spacious living areas with grand arched doorways.
The palace has an outdoor dining area with terrace, fireplace and heaters with phenomenal views of the palm fringed hills.
Other amenities included a gym, theater, bar, game room, guest house, five-car garage, and a large pool that spanned nearly the width of the house.
As of June 2020, the Sussexes have been living in their own mansion, also in Montecito, which they reportedly bought for £12.2 million.
Megan previously said Cut: “We did everything we could to get this house… Because you come and go… Joy. And exhale. And calm. It heals. You feel free.”
Among them famous neighbors there is Oprah Winfrey, Ariana Grande, Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom – but “ordinary” residents seem to have a few reservations.
One neighbor, who wasn’t thrilled about becoming a “Netflix extra,” said Spectator: “People here want a peaceful life.
“We have some celebrities, but they’re the type to hide from the cameras, not seek them out.”
A second unimpressed local said his “friends turn their noses up at it all”, while a third added: “Why are they doing this?”
The couple rarely shares what their home looks like, but GOOD DAY! magazine reported that the plush venue is equipped with a spa, tennis court, outdoor pool and even a private playground for their children.
After moving in, they furnished it with a grand piano gifted to him by actor Tyler Perry, and are believed to have Soho House rosewater candles in every room.
On Meghan’s 40th birthday, a sneak peek of her home office was shown as she launched a special initiative.
She sat at a rustic wooden table with a cream dining chair in front of a traditional stone fireplace and a piece of art that read, “I love California.”
The Duchess was later filmed in her living room for a surprise appearance on America’s Got Talent.
She was sitting on a large cream couch with neutral colored walls and trendy artwork behind her, supposedly gifted by Oprah Winfrey.
There was also a stack of books, including Women: A National Geographic Image Collection and another by famed photographer Annie Liebovitz, who photographed Queen Elizabeth II.
In September 2020, the Sussex family invited the cameras to the garden, which covers 7.3 hectares and is framed by pines and cypresses.
Other photos from their property, marked as a filming location, showed a stunning wine cellar with a chandelier, a large table and countless bottles on racks.
“A Beautiful and Blessed Life”
Harry and Meghan appear to be loving their new life in the US, with the Duke explaining after Spare’s release that he was “privileged to be able to tell my story in my own words”.
He told PEOPLE magazine: “[I] put his heart and soul into it, choosing every moment carefully.’
Harry continued to share more about his new life in California with Meghan and their children Archie, three, and Lilybeth, one.
He said: “I have a beautiful and blessed life with a platform and with it responsibility that Meghan and I plan to use wisely,
“I feel like I’m exactly where I’m supposed to be and exactly where we are [my family] intended to be.”