A brand new ebook claims that Meghan Markle was hated by Buckingham Palace, and there was one person specifically who harbored a “personal animosity” towards her. Now, listening to concerning the Duchess of Sussex’s haters isn’t essentially a brand new phenomenon (particularly once we have a look at British tabloids). But the concept that there was somebody proper inside the palace who “hated” the previous Suits actress, 39, proves simply how a lot contempt she confronted throughout her time among the many royals.
Not so lengthy after Meghan turned part of the royal household did her notorious feud with British tabloids start. But in keeping with Robert Lacey, writer of a number of royal biographies together with Battle of Brothers: William and Harry – The Inside Story of a Family in Tumult, out October 20, the U.Ok. media wasn’t the one supply of vitriol the Duchess needed to fear about. He alleges that there was somebody inside the palace who was working towards Meghan from the very start of her royal profession.
Speaking with the Sunday Times, Lacey revealed “there was personal animosity in the palace towards Meghan—and the feeling is mutual.” According to the writer, somebody at Buckingham Palace all the time had it out towards her: “There was somebody in the palace—and I can’t name them—who hated Meghan. There is no love lost there.”
He hinted that this hatred stemmed from the palace’s expectations for Harry: “The palace expected Harry to marry a nice girl called Annabel or Henrietta and to go and live in the country,” he advised the paper. “They didn’t expect this bombshell.”
Battle of Brothers revolves round Prince Harry, 36, and his rocky relationship with older brother Prince William, 38, earlier than and following his marriage to Meghan. Lacey claims that their royal rift started lengthy earlier than the Duchess of Sussex entered the image, however was solely exacerbated by William’s “concerns” about her earlier than the royal marriage ceremony.
Prior to his brother’s nuptials, Prince William was reportedly “worried that his brother was moving too fast in his courtship,” Lacey writes. “And he did not shrink from saying as much when Harry started talking about getting hitched to Meghan quite soon.” Harry, in the meantime, started to query his brother’s motives.
A public excerpt reads: “Harry could not help but wonder whether Wills was really concerned about his personal happiness—or whether he was, once again and as per usual, thinking about the makeup and fortunes of ‘the Firm’ whose boss he would become one day? The response from Harry was a brusque and offended pushback.”
Battle of Brothers: William, Harry and the Inside Story of A Family in Tumult is out October 20 and is accessible to preorder now.
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