Royal fans outraged as Meghan and Harry are separated at Madame Tussauds

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's waxworks in Madame Tussauds London. [Photo: PA]

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have officially been separated - at least, their waxworks have been.

Meghan Markle’s wax figure will be moved to stand alongside celebrities at Madame Tussauds London, to reflect her “independent celebrity status”.

The American former actress, who rose to fame in US legal drama Suits and was a celebrity in her own right before marrying Harry, will now take up a spot next to her A-list wedding guests.

These include Tom Hardy, the Beckhams and actress Priyanka Chopra.

Duchess of Sussex mingling with showbiz pals, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Tom Hardy and the Beckhams in Madame Tussauds London. Photo: Madame Tussauds

Meanwhile, Prince Harry will rejoin the rest of the Royal Family replicas in a different room.

Steve Davies, general manager at Madame Tussauds London, said: "We're always listening to what people have to say about their favourite stars.

"Meghan continues to carve out her own modern take on life as a royal and we want to mirror her independent celebrity status in the attraction.

"It's not necessarily forever - and we're not splitting our loved-up couple. We're just allowing Meghan to mingle in her more-familiar celebrity circle for a while."

Royal fans online were very confused by the decision, taking to Twitter to share their disappointment.

The waxworks were first unveiled at the London gallery ahead of the royal wedding in May 2018.

The couple’s figures are wearing the outfits they wore to announce their engagement in November 2017 - Meghan is in her green sleeveless Parosh bow dress, while Harry wears a navy blue suit.

With additional reporting by Danielle Stacey.

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