When Duchess Meghan first spoke to US magazine ‘Vanity Fair’ about her relationship with Prince Harry in 2017, it reportedly caused chaos at Buckingham Palace. This is now claimed by an investigative biographer.
Duchess Meghan, 40,’s “Vanity Fair” interview, in which she first spoke in 2017 about her love for Prince Harry, 37, has gone viral. Even then, the former actress was criticized for being open-minded. She broke the unwritten law that royal partners do not comment on love matters.
This controversy now grips royal author Tom Bower in his revealing biography “Revenge: Meghan, Harry and the war between the Windsors” [zu Deutsch: “Rache: Meghan, Harry und der Krieg zwischen den Windsors”] again. According to the British newspaper ‘Daily Telegraph’, excerpts are available, Bower claims that Meghan was banned by the palace from speaking about her relationship with Harry. The actress opposed it and would have triggered a wave of indignation.
Duchess Meghan broke ‘law of silence’: Royal family reportedly outraged
“We are two very happy and loving people. It’s just for us. And that’s what makes it so special – because it’s just for us. We’re happy. Personally, I love a great story. ‘love.” At the time, Meghan not only revealed much more that “the time will come when we will grow more, show off and have a story to tell”.
Her lifestyle before she met Harry
Did those simple words from the former ‘Suits’ actress cause deep thought in the British royal family almost six years ago? At least royal author Tom Bower is sure. In his tell-all book, he claims the Duchess of Sussex received strict instructions from Harry’s PR team to stay away from several sensitive issues – including her relationship with the prince.
Chaos at Buckingham Palace?
When Meghan’s Vanity Fair interview was published, the headline read: “She’s in love with Harry! Meghan Markle on the sudden burst of limelight that comes with being Prince Harry’s daughter”. This reportedly caused chaos at Buckingham Palace and the Duchess reacted angrily. Bower writes in the book, released July 21, “Meghan had used her relationship with Harry to promote herself. The Hollywoodization of the Royal Family sealed Meghan’s fate as Harry’s fiancé.”
Following the publication, the prince would have remained “absolutely faithful”, according to Tom Bower, while “in London, Harry’s family and their advisers were reluctant”.
Novel of explosive disclosure or simple allegations?
Tom Bower reportedly talked to enemies and friends of Duchess Meghan for a year. Arbors It is a “typically explosive and painstakingly documented account of the rift between the Sussexes and the rest of the Royal Family, touching on all aspects of scandal and suspicion”. He did not exchange ideas with her or with the British royal family itself. However, an anonymous source told The Sun that the Duchess of Sussex would be “afraid”.
Sources used: telegraph.co.uk, thesun.co.uk