Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have announced the birth of their second child, a baby girl.
The couple who controversially ditched their royal duties over mental health concerns has named their new baby Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor.
The couple detailed that they named their daughter Lilibet after the Royal Family’s nickname for the Queen, the baby’s great-grandmother.
Her middle name, Diana, was chosen to honour her “beloved late grandmother,” the Princess of Wales, who died through accident when Harry her second son was 12-years-old.
According to the statement, Lilibet was born on Friday morning in a hospital in Santa Barbara, California. “Both mother and child are healthy and well,” the pair said in a statement.
Lilibet becomes the second child to Prince Harry and Meghan after their 2-year-old son, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.
During an interview with Oprah Winfrey about their decision to quit their Royal life to live as commoners, the couple listed facing racial treatment from unnamed members of the family.
Prince Harry and Meghan among other issues also complained about how the U.K press became toxic to them with Meghan stating that she faced depression when she noted that at that “I didn’t want to be alive anymore”.