Meghan Markle Was Accused of ‘Stealing the Limelight’

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle didn’t maintain again concerning the second when issues modified for them with the royal household.

“The problem is when somebody who’s marrying in — who needs to be a supporting act — is then stealing the limelight or is doing the job higher than the one that is born to do that. That upsets individuals,” Harry, 38, defined in the course of the second a part of the couple’s Netflix docuseries, which began streaming on Thursday, December 15. “It shifts the steadiness.”

The Duke of Sussex recalled how their state of affairs took a flip when Meghan, 41, began to obtain constructive press within the U.Ok.

“Since you’ve been led to imagine that the one manner that your charities can succeed and the one manner that your repute will be grown or improved is when you’re on the entrance web page of these newspapers. However the media are those who select who to placed on the entrance web page,” he added. “First time that the penny dropped for her, M and I spent the evening in a room in Buckingham Palace after an occasion the place each single member of the household had been, together with the queen.”

After Meghan was featured on the “entrance web page” of a newspaper in November 2018, her dynamic with the royals took a flip. “She was like, ’However it’s not my fault.’ And I mentioned, ‘I do know,’” Harry continued. “And my mum [Princess Diana] felt the identical manner.”

In the course of the fourth episode of Harry & Meghan, there was footage proven of the late Princess Diana discussing how King Charles III bought jealous when the general public began to indicate curiosity in her over him.

For Harry, the best way his spouse was handled began to remind him of his late mom. “The lies, that’s one factor. You form of get used to that if you reside inside this household. However what they had been doing to her and the impact that it was having on her, like, sufficient. Sufficient of the ache, sufficient of the struggling,” he added on Thursday. “Nobody sees what’s occurring behind closed doorways.”

The U.Ok. native concluded: “Again within the day, my mum was at the back of the automotive, going to engagements in floods of tears. After which my dad’s saying, ‘Nearly there.’ And 30 seconds to wipe the tears away, slap on some make-up, after which the door opens and smile, all the things’s positive. And flash, flash, flash, flash, flash, flash.”

Harry and Meghan’s candid perception comes after they selected to step away from their working roles throughout the royal household in 2020. The choice was made everlasting one yr later. Since then, the pair moved to California, the place they reside with son Archie, 3, and daughter Lili, 18 months.

The palace has not but publicly addressed Harry and Meghan’s claims.