Prince Andrew has been ‘retaining a watch’ on Harry and Meghan’s life within the US as he considers his subsequent profession, it has emerged.

The Duke of York, 62, was stripped of his royal titles and roles final 12 months however insiders declare he’s ‘much less bothered’ concerning the scenario than individuals imagine.

A supply closed to Andrew informed The Solar that he has been following the Sussexes’ journey ‘very, very carefully’ as he considers methods to ‘forge a brand new profession.’

The disgraced Duke is known to be plotting a comeback that can restore his tarnished popularity. He’s additionally allegedly contemplating authorized motion towards his intercourse abuse accuser Virginia Giuffre.

Prince Andrew (pictured in 2019) has been 'keeping an eye' on Harry and Meghan's life in the US as he considers his next career, it has emerged

Prince Andrew (pictured in 2019) has been ‘retaining a watch’ on Harry and Meghan’s life within the US as he considers his subsequent profession, it has emerged

A source closed to Andrew claims he has been following Harry and Meghan's (pictured in 2017) journey 'very, very closely' as he considers ways to 'forge a new career

A supply closed to Andrew claims he has been following Harry and Meghan’s (pictured in 2017) journey ‘very, very carefully’ as he considers methods to ‘forge a brand new profession

The disgraced Duke is understood to be plotting a comeback that will restore his tarnished reputation. He is pictured horse riding on the grounds of the Windsor Estate on February 4

The disgraced Duke is known to be plotting a comeback that can restore his tarnished popularity. He’s pictured horse using on the grounds of the Windsor Property on February 4

Andrew is seemingly impressed at how Harry and Meghan have been capable of ‘arrange a brand new working life away from the Royal Household’ in California.

The insider claimed he’s ‘very ‘ in ‘enterprise and charity’ however in contrast to his nephew, can be shying away from Netflix-style tasks.

The royal can be reportedly assembling his personal staff. He’s understood to have not too long ago misplaced his communications officer of two years.

MailOnline has approached Andrew’s representatives through electronic mail for remark.

Andrew was pressured to step again from Royal duties in November 2019 over alleged intercourse abuse, however has all the time strongly denied the claims, made in a US civil courtroom case. 

The Mail on Sunday reported final month that he’s now contemplating attempting to overturn a multi-million-pound settlement he made with Ms Giuffre.

The furore surrounding the case led to him being stripped of his honorary navy titles, and any return to public life appears unattainable.

Discussions are going down behind the scenes about what function – if any – Andrew may carry out throughout the King’s Coronation.

King Charles is claimed to really feel it could not be applicable to incorporate him in an official place.

Andrew paid Virginia Giuffre (pictured in November 2022) a reported £12million out-of-court settlement last year to get her to drop the civil claim in the US

Andrew paid Virginia Giuffre (pictured in November 2022) a reported £12million out-of-court settlement final 12 months to get her to drop the civil declare within the US

Prince Andrew with his arm around the then-17-year-old Virginia Roberts (now known by her married name Giuffre)

Prince Andrew along with his arm across the then-17-year-old Virginia Roberts (now recognized by her married title Giuffre)

Andrew remains to be a Knight of the Garter, the traditional order of chivalry relationship again to 1348, and, historically, Garter Knights have carried out vital roles throughout Coronation ceremonies.

Regardless of remaining a Garter Knight, Andrew was banned from final 12 months’s annual public procession. 

As a substitute, he joined different Garter Knights for the personal a part of the day. 

In the meantime, Andrew’s alleged bid to pursue a life in America follows reviews that his legal professionals are making strikes to reveal authorized paperwork involving Ms Giuffre within the hope that it ‘demolish’ her story and restore his popularity.

The Duke of York paid an estimated £12million settlement to Ms Giuffre after she made claims he had intercourse along with her when she was 17, which he has denies.

His authorized staff have sought entry to papers from a lawsuit between Ms Giuffre, 39, and US lawyer Alan Dershowitz, whom she previously accused of abuse however later admitted she’d made a mistake, The Sunday Occasions reported.

The prince was stripped of all royal duties and his navy titles within the fallout from his 2019 BBC Newsnight interview, wherein he was unrepentant about his friendships with Ghislaine Maxwell and convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein. 

Prince Andrew will have no ceremonial role at the Coronation because he is not a working member of the Royal family as it would not be appropriate to include him in an official position

Prince Andrew may have no ceremonial function on the Coronation as a result of he isn’t a working member of the Royal household as it could not be applicable to incorporate him in an official place

He has insisted Ms Giuffre’s declare of a sexual encounter in 2001 ‘did not occur’, and questioned the validity of {a photograph} of them each taken at Maxwell’s Mews home.

Royal analysts imagine he was left a considerable inheritance by the Queen and this has supplied him with the safety — ought to he want — to mount the authorized problem towards Ms Giuffre. 

Others suspect Andrew, who was not too long ago branded one of the unpopular royals, might pen a memoir to attempt to clear his title after having persistently denied Ms Giuffre’s allegations.

The Duke additionally not too long ago claimed to associates {that a} ‘thriller improvement’ will restore his disgraced popularity inside the coming months.