Intruder caught at Harry and Meghan's California home

Sarah Carty
·Lifestyle Editor
·2-min read

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s explosive interview saw the Sussexes fume over the fact their security was taken away from them when they stepped down as senior royals.

And now, it’s been revealed that a man allegedly trespassed on their property twice over the Christmas break.

Harry and Meghan during Oprah interview
An intruder has been arrested after tresspassing at Harry and Meghan's home. Photo: Getty Images

According to TMZ the man was caught the first time on Christmas Eve at their Montecito home in California, however he was let go with a warning.

The publication alleges the man was arrested after he came back on December 26th. It’s not clear if Harry and Meghan were at home at the time of the trespassing.


The revelations come in the wake of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s interview with Oprah Winfrey last week, where they opened up about stepping away from the royal family.

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex(R) and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex(L) arrive at the British High Commissioner residency in Johannesburg where they  will meet with Graca Machel, widow of former South African president Nelson Mandela,
The Sussexes moved to California last year. Photo: Getty Images
Prince Harry Meghan Markle
During the interview, Harry said their security was taken away from them when they stepped down as senior royals. Photo: Getty Images

During the candid chat, Prince Harry claimed their security was taken off them when they were in Canada "at short notice" and they then decided to take up Tyler Perry’s offer of a house in California and security.

"Their justification was a change in status. I pushed back and said 'is there a change of threat or risk?'" Harry said in the interview.

"Eventually, I got the confirmation that no, the risk hasn't changed, but due to our change of status we would no longer be 'official' members of the royal family."

Prince Harry also said his family cut him off financially in 2020 and he has since been replying on the money left to him by his late mother, Princess Diana, to pay for the family’s security.

In the past year, the Sussexes have announced a range of new initiative and that they signed on for a multi-year Netflix deal, estimated to be worth a staggering $130m.

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