- The Duke and Duchess of Sussex Prince Harry and Meghan Markle celebrated their son Archie's second birthday recently
- Members of the royal family sent their wishes on the official family Instagram page
- In a separate message, Archie's grandfather Prince Charles tweeted his birthday wishes to the two-year-old
Prince Harry and Meghan's firstborn son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor has turned two. Archie was born in England on 6 May, 2019 to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, who stepped down from royal duties in 2020.
Members of the royal family shared their birthday messages to the young one on the official Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Instagram page.
"Wishing Archie Mountbatten-Windsor a very happy 2nd birthday today," read the statement.
Accompanying the post was a photo of the royal family members taken shortly after Archie was born.
Archie's grandfather Prince Charles also wrote an independent Tweet with his birthday message for the two-year-old.
"Happy birthday to Archie, who turns two today," he expressed.
There was, however, an uproar online as people picked issue with the fact that Archie's biological grandfather used an old photo to pass on the birthday message.
In both birthday wishes from the Queen and his grandfather Prince Charles, the royals used photos of Archie as a small baby as much as he is now a two-year-old.
"Where's the real picture of the 2-year-old? So far I've only seen baby pics from 2 years ago."
"Sad! Very sad state of affairs when the supposed future king cuts the mother of his grandchild out of the photo with which he chooses to share."
"How sad that a grandfather has only old photos. Sad and very odd."
Harry and Meghan, who now live in California, are expecting their second child, a girl.
Previously, Briefly News reported that Prince Charles and Camilla celebrated Archie's birthday. The Prince of Wales dropped a beautiful image of a young Archie who is celebrating his two-year birthday.
Although the young man will be celebrating his special day with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in the United States, Markle’s absence has been questioned.
This comes after Markle was nowhere to be seen in the picture and many people believe that Prince Charles intentionally snubbed hetr.
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