Not so quick. Meghan Markle is denying rumors that letters she reportedly exchanged with King Charles III are why she is going to miss his coronation.
Ashley Hansen, international press secretary to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, denounced claims that Meghan, 41, isn’t attending King Charles’ coronation over their written exchanges.
“The Duchess of Sussex goes about her life within the current, not occupied with correspondence from two years in the past associated to conversations from 4 years in the past,” the Sussexes’ rep mentioned in a press release to Harper’s Bazaar on Saturday, April 22. “Any suggestion in any other case is fake and admittedly ridiculous.”
The denial got here sooner or later after The Telegraph reported that the Fits star exchanged letters with the then-Prince of Wales about her and Prince Harry‘s March 2021 interview on CBS. Within the bombshell chat, the couple mentioned a royal member of the family elevating issues whereas Meghan was pregnant about “how darkish” son Archie’s pores and skin could be, however they refused to publicly title the particular person.
After the interview aired, based on The Telegraph, the California native exchanged correspondence along with her father-in-law in regards to the incident that was referenced.
“The Duchess is believed to have thanked the King for his phrases,” the Telegraph stories. “The Duchess’s letter can also be mentioned to recommend that she had by no means supposed to particularly accuse the person concerned of being a racist, however was elevating issues about unconscious bias.”
The letter allegedly named the person who made the comment about pores and skin tone, however the now-monarch and duchess allegedly agreed within the letters that the remark was “an harmless statement.”
The Telegraph alleged that the correspondence in addition to the dearth of involvement within the coronation ceremony factored into the Bench writer’s choice to not attend the Might 6 occasion.
Harry, 38, will attend King Charles’ coronation solo on Might 6. In the meantime, Meghan — who additionally shares daughter Lilibet, 22 months, along with her husband — will likely be residence to have fun Archie‘s 4th birthday in Montecito. A supply informed Us Weekly his birthday was the rationale she determined to skip the U.Okay. journey.
“As a lot as Meghan appreciates the invite to the coronation, she wouldn’t miss her son’s birthday for the world,” an insider solely informed Us earlier this month. “Regardless of being the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan is a mother first.”
One other insider revealed that whereas Charles is being topped at Westminster Abbey, Archie will likely be having an intimate celebration with family members.
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“Meghan is planning one thing actually low-key to have fun Archie’s birthday,” one other supply solely informed Us earlier this month. “Since Harry received’t be capable to attend, she simply needs to do one thing intimate with household and some very shut associates.”