Meghan Markle was “convinced there was a conspiracy theory” and the courtiers worked “against her” once she joined The Firm, according to a royal expert.
The Duke, 35, and the Duchess of Sussex, 38, retired from royal office in March and moved to the home of actor Tyler Perry at $ 18 million with their son Archie, a year, the month the latter, after having retired from their royal functions in March.
But one of her friends has now revealed how the Duchess “felt like a stranger from the start” of her time in The Firm.
Speaking to royal editor Katie Nicholl for The Times, the source said, “She was convinced there was a plot against her and so she basically went into solitary confinement when they moved to Frogmore . “
Meghan Markle, 38, believes there is a conspiracy theory against her in the royal family, a royal insider told journalist Katie Nicholl
They continued, “I think she felt like a stranger from the start. It was not the life she was used to and she wanted to go out.
Another insider explained how the Duchess struggled after giving birth to Archie, feeling “alone” in Windsor and “dissatisfied” with royal duty.
Katie explained how her friends feared Meghan would run out as she jumped into two huge work projects, from the guest edition of the September issue of Vogue to the launch of the Smart Works collection.
After announcing their intention to retire from royal office in January, the couple first moved to Canada, before moving to Los Angeles as countries closed their borders in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex retired from royal office in late March before settling in Los Angeles
Sources said that after the queen denied their desire to be “half inside, half outside”, the couple intended to move to LA.
An insider explained in detail how Canada “would never be their home forever,” adding, “The big plan, for Meghan at least, was always THE way.”
Meanwhile, another friend explained that it was “not easy” for Prince Harry in the United States, without “established life”.
They added that the Duke feels “alone and without direction” in the United States, similar to what Meghan had felt in the United Kingdom.
The Sussexes currently live in the ultra-luxurious hideaway of Beverly Hills owned by Hollywood tycoon Tyler Perry
But royal biographer Omid Scobie said the couple still have big plans for the next few years and based their work model on Barack and Michelle Obama.
He said their plans were “not too different” from what the former president had created after leaving the White House and setting up a production company Higher Ground.
He highlighted Obama’s multi-year production agreement with Netflix to produce films and documentaries covering topics such as race, class and civil rights.
According to royal expert, Prince Harry and Meghan “had a program from the start” to become “international traveling royals”
It comes after Katie claimed that the Duke and Duchess “had a program from the start” to become an international “traveling royalty”.
She told Australian website 9Honey: “I was told from the start of their courtship, they told a friend of Harry that Meghan had met very early on that they wanted to join the international royal family and that that was going to be their goal. “
Royal expert Katie Nicholl said it was “inevitable” that the couple would move abroad, but said the speed at which their lives had changed had “surprised everyone”.