While Prince Harry, 34, will stand alongside the other royals, the waxwork of the
The change was made by the museum in order to mirror Meghan’s independent celebrity status.
Steve Davies, General Manager at Madame Tussauds
Meghan Markle, 38, will be moved into a seperate glitzy bar room with A-lister friends including the Beckhams, Priyanka Chopra, and Tom Hardy
Since it was unveiled last year, the waxwork had been standing alongside Prince Harry at the popular tourist attraction in London
Critics have hit out at Meghan recently for ‘considering herself more of an A-lister than a member of the royal family’, after she selected a handful of celebrity friends for the cover of Vogue.
And the duchess has faced growing backlash in recent months over her privacy demands, including a controversial appearance at Wimbledon where her security banned fans from taking photographs.
Madame Tussauds is a popular tourist attraction in London, with a reported 10 million guests each year.
It offers fans a chance to take selfies and snaps with their favourite celebrities, if they’ve been unable to meet them in person.
The move by the waxwork museum comes as Meghan faced growing backlash over her approach to royal life
Her waxwork will be placed in a room alongside celebrities such as her friend Priyanka Chopra Jonas rather than the royal family
The waxwork of Meghan was unveiled 10 days before the royal last year, with Prince Harry joining her in front of an interactive screen with different backgrounds.
The former actress will now join A-listers like close friends Tom Hardy, the Beckhams and Priyanka Chopra – who all attended her wedding to Prince Harry in May 2018.
Meanwhile Prince Harry will stand in an area alongside waxworks of the rest of the royal family, including Prince William and the Queen.
Steve said that the museum was moving Meghan to the glitzy area after listening to what visitors said about the former actress.
The general manager of the museum suggested Meghan’s waxwork was moved to mirror her celebrity status
Meghan was recently accused of showing a lack of understanding about royal life by royal biographer Lady Colin Campbell
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He said: ‘At Madame Tussauds London we’re always listening to what people have to say about their favourite stars.’
While he added that the couple were not splitting up permanently, he added: ‘We’re just allowing Meghan to mingle in her more-familiar celebrity circle for a while.’
The move comes days after Meghan faced criticism over her approach to royal life by biographer Lady Colin Campbell.