Meghan Markle’s relationship with the royal family began to show “n warning” signs just four days after her marriage to Prince Harry, Lady Colin Campbell said.
The Duke, 35, and the Duchess of Sussex, 38, tied the knot during a ceremony at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, May 19, 2018.
However, the 70-year-old royal author has now told how Meghan became the hot topic of conversation during a dinner held at her home at Goring Castle, Worthing in Sussex, a few days after the wedding.
Speaking to the Daily Star, the 70-year-old Meghan claimed to have done something that “surprised” a participant with “impeccable palace connections” at Prince Charles’ 70th birthday.
Lady Colin Campbell, 70, said Meghan had done something that had “surprised” a participant to “impeccable palace ties” on Prince Charles’ 70th birthday. Pictured are Prince Charles, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex at the Prince of Wales’ birthday on 22 May 2018
Lady C (pictured) spoke before her book, Meghan and Harry: The Real Story, which is published later this month. Pictured, June 5, 2019
Speaking before her book, Meghan and Harry: The Real Story, which is published later this month, Lady C said: “Something happened there on Tuesday, and I was told about it on Wednesday night at dinner by a name familiar with impeccable palace connections.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have joined the Royal Family in Prince Charles’ landmark celebrations on 22 May 2018 in Buckingham Palace Gardens – their first royal engagement after their wedding.
The garden party saw the Sussexs celebrate the charity work of the Prince of Wales – with a then newly married Prince Harry giving a speech.
Speaking of hearing the news at her dinner, Lady C added: “We were all absolutely gobsmacked and amazed, we all thought it didn’t bode well.
Lady C explained how the guests all hoped the information about Meghan (pictured) was “wrong” – but added, “Of course, it was accurate. Pictured, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex attend a garden party at Buckingham Palace in London, Tuesday, May 22, 2018
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex tied the knot during a ceremony at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, May 19, 2018
She went on to say that the guests all hoped the information was “wrong” – but added how “of course it was accurate.”
Lady C, who wrote the 1992 bestseller, Diana in Private: The Princess Nobody Knows, explained how she couldn’t “repeat exactly, but added how “every thing happened” that is explained in her new book.
She added that the royal family invested a “huge amount of hope” in Meghan and Lady C revealed how “virtually everyone” she knew wanted her to be a success.
The Jamaican-born writer, who is also known for her appearance on ITV’s I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here in 2015, went on to say that she herself was “emotionally invested in Meghan’s success.”
However, she continued: “It quickly became obvious the ride may not be as smooth as everyone had hoped it would be.