Despite early reports that the two royal ladies got on really well, it wasn’t long before conflicting rumors started to spread.
Many said they were just ‘very different’ but other sources believed there was a deeper issue and Meghan confirmed in her interview with Oprah Winfrey that a line ended in tears.
Although the two women only met in 2017, as they were both celebrities, it is unlikely that they would not know each other until Harry started dating Meghan.
In fact, an old photo has resurfaced that shows Meghan posing with a photo of Kate – years before they met.
In promotional work for her role in Suits, Meghan posed with a cover of U Magazine which featured Kate on the front cover in 2014.
However, in a glaring error, the magazine states that Kate is pregnant with twins – when she was in fact awaiting the arrival of Princess Charlotte.
Like any proud boyfriend, Harry was eager to introduce Meghan to his family and friends when their relationship started to get serious.
Their long distance relationship meant they had to wait awhile for introductions.
In their engagement interview, Meghan described Kate as ‘wonderful’ while Harry said her brother had been ‘fantastic support’.
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When asked what it was like to introduce Meghan to his father, Prince Charles and William, he replied: ‘What was it like? It was exciting, I mean I – you know I saw her for a while when I – literally didn’t tell anyone.
“And then William wanted to meet her and Catherine too.
“So, you know, being our neighbors, we’ve been able to get this done in a few – well a few times now and Catherine absolutely has.
Meghan then interrupted, adding: “She has been wonderful. “
Harry then continued, “… amazing, just like William, you know, fantastic support.
“And then my – my dad too, we had two – no more than that.” A handful of teas and meetings and all kinds of gatherings at his house too.
“So, no, the family together has been absolutely, you know, strong support and my grandparents too has been – has been wonderful throughout this process and they’ve known each other for quite some time.
“So how they – how they didn’t tell anyone – is again a miracle in itself.
“But now the whole family has come together and been a huge support. “
However, when Meghan sat down with Oprah to talk about her time in the royal family, it was a very different story.
She explained her disappointment at not being allowed to correct media reports that she made Kate cry, claiming it was actually the other way around.
She said it was a ‘turning point’ in her time in the royal family and admitted that she was hurt that the royal family had not corrected history.
After confirming that “the story with Kate did not happen,” she said: “The reverse has happened. And I’m not saying that to denigrate anyone, because it’s been a really tough week of marriage.
“And she was upset about something, but she owned it, and she apologized. And she brought me flowers and a note, apologizing. And she did what I would do if I knew I had hurt someone, right, to just take responsibility for it.
“What was shocking was… what was it, six, seven months after our wedding?” I never wanted it to come out of her, even if it had happened. I protected that to never be in the world.
“A few days before the wedding, she was upset about something about – yes, the problem was correct – about the bridesmaid dresses, and it made me cry, and it really hurt me.”
“And I thought, in the context of everything that was going on around the time leading up to the marriage, that it didn’t make sense not to do what everyone else was doing, what was trying to support, to know what was going on with my father and so on.
“It wasn’t a confrontation, and I don’t think it was fair for her to go into the details, because she apologized.
“What was difficult to overcome was being blamed for something that not only didn’t I do, but happened to me. And the people who were part of our marriage went to our communications team and said, ‘I know that’s not happening.’ I don’t have to tell them what really happened. ”