While many may envy Meghan Markle recent state switch from plebeian-to-be-princess, Matt Smith who plays Queen Elizabeth II husband Prince Felipe in The Crown, is not one of those people.
During a talk moderated by Vanity Fai r & # 39; s Mike Hogan the British actor released his thoughts on the royal future of Royal as the wife of Prince Harry .
"I'm sorry for her," said the disconcerted star at the event held at 92nd Street and in New York City. "It's such an important transition in her life, and it's such a big thing to take in. Life as she knows she's gone, but well, she's marrying the Prince of Britain, which is exciting for her."
Do not sound so excited, Matt …
Meanwhile, the current star of the show, Claire Foy who was also in the talk, had a more hopeful vision of life for the bride of Prince Harry.
"You realize the fact that Isabel forbade her sister to marry a divorced man, this shows how time has changed and how they have had to evolve," he said. "And they really have.This would not have been conceivable, this would not have happened 50 years ago, and I think that's why the monarchy will survive and prosper, because it is willing to change and listen to people and realize that some Elements of the institution are outdated and unnecessary. "
Smith's perspective has been clearly influenced by the role of the sometimes bitter man behind the queen in the past two seasons, a man whose request that his children take their Last name was rejected.
In the biography Elizabeth the Queen by It is believed that Sally Bedell Smith Philip, who was married to the queen for 70 years, said: "I am the only man in the country can not give its name to its children. "He added," I'm just a damn amoeba. "
Smith is aware of the sacrifices one must make to marry the monarchy. .
After the news of the engagement, Meghan announced that he was dating Suits after the seventh season and revealed that he would retire from acting to focus on real duties.
The second season of The Crown will be available on Netflix in December .8