MEGHAN Markle wrote about Kate Middleton and Prince William’s wedding on her blog years before meeting Harry – despite telling Oprah she didn't know much about the royals.
In her bombshell talk with the chat show host, Meghan claimed: “I didn't grow up knowing much about the Royal Family.
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“It wasn't something that was part of conversation at home. It wasn't something that we followed.”
The Duchess of Sussex made the revelation during her bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey, where she also claimed that she never Googled Prince Harry before they met.
Speaking in the interview, she admitted: “I went into it naively because I didn't grow up knowing much about the royal family. I didn't fully understand what the job was.”
Meghan, 39, confessed that she was so naïve that when she first met the Queen at The Royal Lodge in Windsor, she “didn’t know how to curtsy.”
However, on her now-defunct blog The Tig, Meghan previously published a post in 2014 about "grown women's" obsession with royalty.
Meghan also refers to her now sister-in-law Kate as "Princess Kate" and talks about the "pomp and circumstance" surrounding her.
She wrote: "Little girls dream of being princesses. I, for one, was all about She-Ra, Princess of Power.
"For those of you unfamiliar with the '80s cartoon reference, She-Ra is the twin sister of He-Man, and a sword-wielding royal rebel known for her strength. We're definitely not talking about Cinderella here.
"Grown women seem to retain this childhood fantasy.
“Just look at the pomp and circumstance surrounding the royal wedding and endless conversation about Princess Kate."
The Tig blog post accompanied an interview with Princess Alia Al-Senussi, a descendant of Libyan royalty, and Meghan claimed she had a “pinch-myself-I’m-emailing-with-a-princess” moment during their correspondence.
Meghan’s childhood friend Suzy Ardakani also alleged her pal was interested in the royal family and said the pair would watch Princess Diana's 1981 wedding to Prince Charles.
Suzy’s mum previously told the Mail: “I always loved Diana and I have her biography, which I gave Meghan to read.
“I videoed Diana's wedding back in 1981, and I would watch it with Suzy and Meghan all those years later.
“They would also see items about her on TV.”
It comes as..
- Meghan broke down as she revealed 'I didn't want to live anymore'
- Meghan claimed Kate made HER cry in row over flower girl dress
- Harry and Meghan married three days before their wedding at Windsor Castle
- Meghan said Archie wasn't made a prince after talks about his skin colour
- Pregnant Meghan revealed she is expecting a GIRL
- The 39-year-old told Oprah the Queen was 'always wonderful to me'
- Prince Harry said his brother is 'trapped' in the Royal Family
- A body language expert revealed Harry 'suppressed anger' when talking about being hurt by his family
- Meghan was apparently left gutted when the Queen would not let her and Harry live in a wing at Windsor Castle
- Archie's favourite word is 'hydrate' the proud parents revealed
Another one of Meghan’s friends, Ninaki Priddy, revealed her and Meghan were photographed outside Buckingham Palace together during a visit to London in 1996.
She claimed: “Meghan was always fascinated by the Royal Family. She wants to be Princess Diana 2.0.”
Meanwhile, biographer Andrew Morton wrote: “Aged 16, she watched the funeral of Diana with her friends, tears coursing down their cheeks at the poignant moment when the cameras zoomed in on the royal coffin.”
The Duchess of Sussex also claimed in her Oprah Winfrey interview she was the one left in tears – saying Kate had been "upset about something" over the flower girl dresses in the lead up to the Royal Wedding.
During the interview with Oprah, Meghan said that Kate was a "good person".
But she said she had struggled after reports of the incident surfaced several months after the wedding – saying it had been a "turning point".
The Duchess of Sussex told Oprah Winfrey that “nothing is what it looks like” as she made a string of explosive allegations about her life in the Royal family.
The sisters-in-law attended the Wimbledon women's final in July 2019, and were famously pictured laughing together in the royal box during Serena Williams' showdown with Simona Halep.
Referencing the Wimbledon trip, Oprah asked: “Was it what it looks like? You are two sisters-in-law out there in the world, getting to know each other.
“Was she helping you, embracing you into the family, helping you adjust?"
Appearing to dodge the question, Meghan replied: “My understanding and my experience for the past four years is that it’s nothing like what it looks like.”
Prince William and Kate Middleton are said to feel “desperately sad” about the estrangement of Meghan and Harry, but still hold out hope of a reconciliation.
The aide spoke of the estrangement of the Sussexes from the royal family as seeming “irreversible”.
During the interview, Meghan also revealed she told Prince Harry she “didn’t want to be alive anymore” and begged the Firm for mental health support – but was denied help as it “wouldn’t be good for the institution”.
The Duchess also claimed that Archie wasn’t made a prince after “concerns and conversations" about “how dark” his skin would be when he was born.
In a response, the palace said the comments would be taken "very seriously" but added that "some recollections may vary" when it came to the allegations.
The bombshell revelations come amid fears Meghan may never return to Britain after the chat.
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