Jeremy asked: “Why do they have to leave the royal family to modernise it? That’s the problem. It suggests the royal family can’t be modernised.”
An unimpressed Carole hit back: “This is damaging the brand in the sense that you know, what Harry and Meghan have done over the past year, they have restarted the conversation, which is fabulous for the republicans.
“Why do we need the royal family? Why should we be paying for them if this is what they’re going to do?
“I think, it doesn’t matter if they’re on your Instagram. The point of the matter is people are actually questioning now the existence of them. Do we really want them anymore?”
Jeremy Vine on 5 airs weekdays on Channel 5 at 9.15am.