It’s safe to say there is a bit of royal family drama happening. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced they are branching out without consulting the Firm, and it seems that the Duke of Sussex’s actions have offended his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II.

“At the end of the day she is 93 and this has been a genuine shock for her,” a source told Vanity Fair. “After everything she has done for Harry she feels monumentally let down. All she has done is accommodate him and Meghan from the start.”

After a rocky year, Meghan and Harry kicked off 2020 by letting their followers know that they’d be scaling down their roles as royals.

“We intend to step back as ‘senior’ members of the Royal Family and work to become financially independent, while continuing to fully support Her Majesty The Queen,” they said in a statement on Thursday. “It is with your encouragement, particularly over the last few years, that we feel prepared to make this adjustment. We now plan to balance our time between the United Kingdom and North America, continuing to honor our duty to The Queen, the Commonwealth, and our patronages.”

The major problem, however, is that no one knew this announcement was coming. Early conversations had officially started within the royal family about how the Sussexes could do this, but no details had been ironed out. They had previously planned to make the big reveal after everything was officially settled. However, a tabloid reportedly caught wind of their plans and the Duke and Duchess released a statement before the media could break the news. It seems the Queen would have rather let the public speculate.

“The family are all very upset at how the Sussexes have behaved, not least because of the impact it has had on the Queen, who has a very frail husband, the whole Andrew problem to deal with and now Harry, who is frankly behaving like a bolshie teenager,” the source continued. “He has dropped a bombshell and left the Queen to pick up the pieces. It has not been great for their relationship. What was once a very warm and jokey grandmother grandson rapport has dissipated.”

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry and Queen Elizabeth II
Meghan Markle, Prince Harry, and Queen Elizabeth II at the Queen's Young Leaders Awards Ceremony at Buckingham Palace on June 26, 2018 in London.  Getty Images/John Stillwell