It’s been two years since Prince Harry and Meghan Markle sensationally quit the Royal family, and one new documentary attests that the warning signs of the couple’s discontent were plain to see.
Harry and Meghan’s trip to the UK to see the Queen and Prince Charles was the pair’s first joint trip to the country since Megxit.
And in new Channel 5 documentary ‘Harry & Meghan Vs The Monarchy’ royal insiders and commentators have theorized when Meghan’s first “reality check” occurred, reports the Express.
And as with all things, the straw that broke the camel’s back was reportedly something deliciously simple: a necklace.
Relationship psychologist, Anjula Mutanda explained: “Meghan’s first real reality check with how royal protocol works was when she was wearing a necklace with‘ H ’and‘ M ’on it, and then told to remove it by senior courtiers because it might encourage the press. ”
Former BBC royal correspondent, Jennie Bond, suggests that being “told what to do must have been quite a shock” for the Duchess.
She said: “Anyone would kind of think: ‘Hang on, wait a minute – someone telling me what to wear and which jewelery to wear, excuse me.'”
Broadcaster Lizzie Cundy added: “She likes to have the freedom to do what she wants and when she wants. She wouldn’t want to be told, you know what to wear on any occasion. “
According to ‘Finding Freedom’ – Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durrand’s biography of Meghan and Harry – the Duchess was “frustrated and emotional” after a senior Kensington Palace aide called her about the necklace.
The book claims: “Two days after Meghan was photographed buying flowers at her usual florist, wearing her new initial necklace, she received a phone call from a senior Kensington Palace aide.
“She was advised that wearing such a necklace only served to encourage the photographers to keep pursuing such images – and new headlines.”
Meghan and Harry’s relationship continued to garner media attention throughout their time as working royals with Harry stating that their decision to exit the Firm was in part due to the “toxic” British media.
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