Rejoice royals! Meghan Markle Prince Harry are pleased with the results of the bullying investigation against the Duchess of Sussex — even though Buckingham Palace will not be releasing their conclusions.
“Meghan is a fair boss and never bullied anyone who worked for her at the Palace in the first place. She’s happy that her name has been cleared from the defamatory claims,” a source exclusively tells Us WeeklyMore information about Suits alum’s reaction to her apparent win. “She and Harry are looking forward to putting the incident behind them and are happily moving on with their lives in Montecito.”
Wednesday, June 29th, Buckingham Palace announced the conclusion of the investigation and said that their findings would not go public. This shocked Meghan, 40, as well as Harry, 37.
“The couple is disappointed that the results of the review of the investigation will not be shared,” a second insider tells Use.
According to royal expert Katie NichollThe reason why the Palace did not release the results publicly is because Queen Elizabeth II “doesn’t want any more drama,” she told Entertainment Tonight on June 20, adding, “She just doesn’t want any more dirty linens aired in public.”
Bullying accusations against the BenchThe author first appeared in March 2021. In that year, the actress was accused in 2018 of bullying Palace aides to the point of crying. One of them allegedly resigned from her position.
“The Duchess is saddened by this latest attack on her character, particularly as someone who has been the target of bullying herself and is deeply committed to supporting those who have experienced pain and trauma,” a rep for Meghan said in a statement to UseAt the time.
The Sussexes’ communications team also vehemently denied such claims.
“Let’s just call this what it is — a calculated smear campaign based on misleading and harmful misinformation,” their spokesperson said in a statement.
While drama within the royal family has played out in the public eye for decades, the tension reached an all-time high that month, as Harry and Meghan also spoke out about the alleged mistreatment they received from the Duke of Sussex’s family. The couple, who are parents to son Archie, 3, and Lili, 12 months, accused the royals of racism and neglecting Meghan’s acute mental health issues, among other alleged behaviors.
In January 2020, the Archewell founders officially retired from their senior royal duties and moved to California, where they currently live and raise their family.