DONALD Trump is demanding the Queen strip Harry and Meghan of their royal titles.

In an interview with Piers Morgan, the former US president was scathing in his criticism of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex – or as they are known in Scotland, the Earl and Countess of Dumbarton.

Trump predicted their relationship would end badly, branded Harry an “embarrassment” and said it was “terrible” that he missed the Duke of Edinburgh’s memorial service.

Harry was absent when the royal family gathered in remembrance of Philip in March, but travelled with Meghan to see his grandmother the Queen for the first time in two years this month on his way to the Invictus Games in The Hague.

In a later interview with NBC’s Today show, Harry appeared to issue a veiled warning to those closest to the Queen saying he wanted to make sure she was “protected” and had “the right people around her”.

Trump, who first met the Queen for tea at Windsor in 2018, said of Harry and Meghan’s Megxit saga: “The only thing I disagree with the Queen on probably one of the only things ever is that I think she should have said, if that’s your choice, fine. But you no longer have titles, you know.”

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The former president added: “I want to know what’s going to happen when Harry decides he’s had enough of being bossed around.

“Or maybe when she decides that she likes some other guy better. I want to know what’s going to happen when it ends, OK.”

He suggested: “I predicted almost everything. It’ll end and it’ll end bad.”

The Queen gifted her grandson the dukedom of Sussex on the morning of his wedding. The pair were also awarded the resurrected Dumbarton titles.

However, the couple Prince Harry and Meghan Markle reportedly rejected the title of Earl of Dumbarton for their son Archie over concerns it could lead to bullying. They refused the royal title for their child because it contained the word “dumb”, a source told the Telegraph.

Peerages can only be removed by an act of Parliament, although there are also limited circumstances in which hereditary peerages can be renounced by the holder.

Sixth in line Harry and former Suits actress Meghan could be asked by the monarch to stop using their Sussex titles, although they would still technically retain them.

Harry, a prince from birth, would become Prince Henry (Harry) of Wales, while Meghan would be Princess Henry (Harry) of Wales, as she is not a princess in her own right.

After they quit the working monarchy, Harry and Meghan agreed to stop using their HRH styles.