Although they may be royalty, life is not always easy for the British royal family.
Queen Elizabeth IIThe longest-reigning British monarch, he became in September 2015, and has been through a lot of drama. Back in the ‘80s, the marriage of her son Prince Charles After it was revealed that the prince still had feelings towards his ex, Lady Diana Spencer rocked England. Camilla Parker-Bowles.
Fast-forward to 2018 — when Meghan Markle After she was married, she joined her family. Prince Harry —And multiple new family feuds were born. (Here’s looking at you, Thomas andSamantha Markle!)
Not long after Meghan and Harry announced their engagement in 2017, it became clear that the Suits alum didn’t have a close relationship with half-sister Samantha.
“Hopefully we can have a heart to heart,” Samantha told Us WeeklyAt the moment. “I want her to know I’m wishing her well and there for her. At the end of the day, I want her to know that the love is there.”
Leading up to the royal wedding, however, things between Meghan and her dad’s side of the family got worse. Thomas was also caught taking photos with the paparazzi and Samantha announced her plans to write a book. The Diary of Princess Pushy’s Sister. Part 1 of this book was released February 20, 2021.
“Contrary to troll gossip and aggregate news rumors, my book has never been designed to attack my sister,” Samantha told UsAt the time. “It’s relatable. There’s a lot to learn — the good, the bad and the ugly. I’ve been very forthcoming that I was never writing a hardbound tabloid. I said that two years ago, but nobody wanted to believe it.”
Samantha revealed in her book that the last time the sisters spoke was December 2015. According to the Florida native, their relationship had been in trouble for two years.
“It seemed as though she was excited to hear from me,” Samantha wrote, citing their frequent missed communication of their “completely different schedules” at the time.
She went on to allege that Meghan “changed” after she met Harry.
The former actress isn’t the only one who has sibling drama, however. Harry and Prince William’s relationship has been strained in recent years too. The brothers’ rift deepened in January 2020 when Harry and Meghan announced plans to step back from their senior royal duties and relocate to the United States.
“William’s done everything in his power to help his brother over the years,” an insider told UsIt was at that time. “Harry’s thrown all the good advice he gave him back in his face. William and Kate were there for Harry whenever he was feeling down, or when he had problems. Kate’s incredibly hurt too. She acted as a mentor to Harry before Meghan came into the picture and hates seeing her husband so upset.”
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