Greater than as soon as, each Harry and Meghan drew distinctions between the queen and the remainder of the royal household. They instructed tales of interacting along with her throughout their time in London and after stepping again from their roles as senior royals. There was a decipherable shift in tone, nonetheless, when discussing others, significantly William; his spouse, Kate Middleton; and Charles.
The royal household didn’t right the false narrative round her, Meghan mentioned.
The tabloid tales got here one after the opposite, Meghan mentioned: About her diva-like conduct, about how she had bullied her employees, about her supposed rift along with her sister-in-law, Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge.
Not solely have been they not true, Meghan mentioned, however the royal household did nothing to right them.
She got here to grasp, she mentioned, that the royal household was “keen to lie to guard different family members, however they weren’t keen to inform the reality to guard me and my husband.”
In a very resonant instance, she mentioned, the tabloids reported, lengthy after her marriage ceremony, that she had made Kate cry earlier than the lavish occasion over the bridesmaid’s gown that Kate’s daughter was meant to put on. In actual fact, Meghan mentioned, it was Kate who made her cry.
Kate apologized and despatched her flowers, Meghan mentioned. However when the tabloid reviews got here out, no member of the royal household made an effort to right the report.
“I’m speaking about issues which might be tremendous synthetic and inconsequential,” Meghan mentioned. “However the narrative about, you recognize, making Kate cry, I feel was the start of an actual character assassination. And so they knew it wasn’t true.”
She added, “I believed, nicely, in the event that they’re not going to kill issues like that, then what are we going to do?”