A royal knowledgeable claims that Kate Middleton put the kibosh on Meghan Markle attending King Charles’ coronation.
“We should all be grateful that Kate, in the long run I feel, prevented Meghan from coming and stated she ‘wouldn’t have her there below any circumstances,’” former BBC journalist Tom Bower stated on GB Information Wednesday.
Bower alleges that the Princess of Wales additionally gave Markle a warning: “If she [Meghan] did come, she’d have to take a seat on the again.”
Buckingham Palace confirmed on Wednesday that Prince Harry will attend his father’s coronation in Could, however the “Fits” alum will stay in California with their youngsters, Princess Lilibet and Prince Archie, whose 4th birthday falls on the identical day because the occasion.
Web page Six solely reported that Markle, 41, felt it will be “inauthentic” if she attended the ceremony, as relations between her and the royal household stay icy.
“They needed to decide that felt real and genuine, particularly after the whole lot that has been stated and all of the issues which have gone down,” an insider accustomed to the household informed Web page Six.
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Bower described the 38-year-old prince’s determination, which got here after prolonged negotiations, as an “ugly compromise.”
“Harry’s presence is constitutionally necessary,” the “Revenge: Meghan, Harry and the Warfare Between the Windsors” writer defined.
“In any case, God forbid one thing occurs to [Prince William and his children, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis], and all of them died — we’d have King Harry on the throne after Charles, so he’s acquired to be there,” he added.
Bower additionally defined why Prince Harry will possible not seem with the working members of the royal household on the Buckingham Palace balcony following the coronation.
“If he let Harry come on the balcony, he’d should have Prince Andrew on the balcony and to have two renegade princes in entrance of the general public like that may be a really dangerous begin to King Charles’ reign,” the royal knowledgeable stated.
Prince Andrew was pressured out of royal duties after settling a sex-abuse case with Jeffrey Epstein accuser Virginia Roberts Giuffre in 2022.
Middleton, 41, and Markle have had a tumultuous relationship because the latter began courting Harry in 2016.
It was initially believed that the Princess of Wales made the previous actress cry in a pre-wedding spat over bridesmaids apparel, however Harry later revealed in his controversial memoir, “Spare,” that the alternative was truly true.
“Kate acquired issues rolling straightaway by acknowledging that these tales within the papers about Meg making her cry have been completely false,” he wrote in his e book, including that Middleton additionally confessed that she “was the one who made [Meghan] cry.”
Middleton additionally allegedly known as the walkabout with the Sussexes after Queen Elizabeth II’s dying the “hardest” factor she’s needed to do.
Harry’s look on the coronation would be the first time he can be seeing his household because the bombshell memoir’s launch.
Royal sources declare that the household — with the attainable exceptions of Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie — haven’t any want to have significant talks with Harry throughout his go to.