Queen Elizabeth's Childhood Good friend Suggests Meghan Markle Wasn't Ready For 'Boring' Royal Life

From the beginning of her relationship with Prince Harry, Meghan Markle broke the royal guidelines on costume and decorum on a number of events, together with being seen in public carrying denims and fascinating in some forbidden PDA. Whereas royals are anticipated to remain impartial on political points, the Duchess of Sussex made her stance on subjects similar to abortion rights clear. She even dared to forego a hat throughout an outing with Queen Elizabeth II, although royal girls usually comply with Her Majesty’s lead on headwear. 

Woman Anne Glenconner asserted that Meghan got here into the household with the unrealistic expectation that her life could be all banquets and Wimbledon packing containers. “[A]ctually, being a member of the royal household — loads of this can be very boring,” she knowledgeable Gyles Brandreth. Glenconner, a detailed good friend of the queen for a few years, added that senior royals spend a lot of their time touring and chatting up people from all walks of life. The Agency should make every introduction really feel private and vital, and Glenconner alluded that Meghan simply wasn’t as much as the problem.

She is not alone in her opinion both. Princess Margaret’s former lady-in-waiting additionally shared a dialog she had with former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on the queen’s funeral. Out of curiosity, Glenconnor requested Kerry for his ideas on the Sussexes. His response, she claims, was: “All of us really feel very, very sorry for Harry. I believe I can simply go away it at that.”