Meghan, Duchess of Sussex confronted many challenges throughout her time within the royal household, with one royal professional believing the duchess was “hurt” that she wasn’t as revered as she had hoped she could be. This, in flip, upset Prince Harry, royal biographer Angela Levin defined on ITV’s Royal Rota.
Royal professional believes Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s focus has been adverse
During an interview on Royal Rota, biographer Angela Levin defined how she believes that Meghan’s need to be “number one” within the royal household in the end upset Prince Harry.
The dialogue began with Levin’s tackle the brand new e-book Finding Freedom, which she believes consists of lots of “incredibly petty” grievances Prince Harry and Meghan had. The royal biographer added that the couple primarily “ignore all the wonderful things they’ve had” as a result.
‘They’re targeted, it appears to me, completely on the adverse,” she added.
Prince Harry has needed to take a backseat to Prince William
Levin shed extra gentle on how Prince Harry reportedly thought Prince William was being “snobbish” when he supplied the brotherly recommendation about not speeding into his relationship with Meghan.
“Having spoken to Harry for quite a long time… I understand that he’s fed up with being the second boy. He was fed up with it as a child and it was always William first. William would be invited by the Queen Mother to go for tea, but not Harry.”
She continued, “So he sort of missed out, and I think that when you’re in your mid-30s, you can suddenly say, “No, leave me alone. It’s my life.”
Meghan Markle wished extra from her royal life
Interviewer Chris Ship requested Levin, “It can’t be a surprise to Harry that in the monarchy the queen comes first. It’s the queen, then it’s the heir to the throne, and then it’s William. That’s the order of things.”
Levin defined, “I don’t think it was a surprise to Harry but what I think really upset him is that Meghan felt she wasn’t number one.”
“Diana talked to them from the beginning about the sense of duty and working hard for the monarchy and how it works. They knew it back to front,” she added.
In an article Levin wrote for The Telegraph (through Daily Mail), the biographer additional defined that Meghan has been “a fiercely ambitious woman who wants to be number one” and who was not a “team player” within the royal household.
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Was Meghan Markle welcome within the royal household?
During the interview, Levin additionally discussed the concept Prince Harry and Meghan didn’t really feel welcome within the royal household.
Levin defined that, in spending time with Prince Charles, “He was very proud of Meghan. He liked Meghan, he admired her. They welcomed Meghan. He loved Harry and he was very pleased he had found someone who was his soulmate.”
When requested if she believes that Prince Harry has modified, Levin shared, “Harry’s changed enormously since I met him. I found that he was charismatic, he had royal stardust, he was brilliant with people… he was fun. He’s got a mischievous side.”
Now, Levin says, “he’s got very, very, sort of a shadow of himself.”