'Harry and Meghan were "not welcome" at star-studded BAFTA Tea Party'

‘Harry and Meghan were “not welcome” at star-studded BAFTA Tea Party in Los Angeles with London executives deciding it would be a PR disaster following the fallout of Spare’, sources claim

  • They did not attend the biggest British showbiz night in Hollywood on Saturday 
  • Bafta insider claimed executives decided inviting them was a ‘terrible idea’
  • This comes after Harry’s tell-all memoir Spare was published last week
  • Glitzy pre-awards event attracted stars like Cate Blanchett and Kate Hudson

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ‘were not welcome’ and were ‘snubbed’ by the Bafta Tea Party in LA after London executives decided it would a PR disaster, sources have claimed.

The pair did not make the guestlist for the British showbiz night in Hollywood on Saturday following the fallout from Harry’s tell-all memoir Spare, according to the Sun.

A Bafta insider claimed London executives rejected the idea of inviting the Sussexes and believed it was a ‘terrible idea’. 

The Sun’s source who is a Bafta consultant told them: ‘Bafta decided it was a terrible idea. They thought it would be a PR disaster. 

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ‘were not welcome’ and were ‘snubbed’ by the Bafta Tea Party in LA after London executives decided it would a PR disaster

Sources claim the pair didn’t make the cut this year as they were not invited to the biggest British showbiz night in Hollywood on Saturday, which attracts megastars such as Kate Hudson pictured above, after Harry’s recent behaviour and attack on his family stirred up drama and controversies among fellow royals

‘Prince Harry, in his book and docuseries has roundly attacked the Royal Family. 

‘The US team was reminded that Harry’s arch-nemesis, his brother Prince William is president of Bafta.

‘So for them to roll out the red carpet to Harry and his wife would be like setting off a nuclear bomb. It’s a no-go.

The pre-awards event, which was hosted at the Four Seasons hotel in Beverley Hills, attracted other megastars such as Cate Blanchett

‘Any interviews would go viral. Anything negative on William would be devastating,’

The pre-awards event, which was hosted at the Four Seasons hotel in Beverley Hills, attracted megastars such as Cate Blanchett and Kate Hudson.

The BAFTA Tea Party is ‘a staple fixture’ in glitzy Los Angeles and invites various ‘nominees, members and guests for a uniquely elegant gathering,’ according to the official website.

‘The party has a long tradition of recognizing the very best filmmaking talent and is hugely popular with nominees seeking a respite from the hectic and demanding Awards season.’

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