One thing is certain: royal fans leave no stone unturned as far as dissing Meghan Markle is concerned. And now, they have more reasons to resent (and rebuke) her. The former staff members of the Duchess of Sussex have spoken out against her, dropping explosive details about how Prince Harry’s wife often mistreated her entourage of domestic help. Tagging her as a “narcissistic sociopath”, the staff spoke about Markle’s ‘planned exit’ from the royal family.
The excerpts were shared in a new book titled Courtiers: the Hidden Power Behind the Crown, written by The Times’ royal correspondent Valentine Low. The staff further claimed, in the book, that Prince Harry and his wife used to treat the staff so poorly that the latter began calling themselves the ‘Sussex Survivors Club’.
One of the help members even told the author, “She wanted to be rejected because she was obsessed with that narrative from Day One.” Further, the book states that the staff felt that they “were played” by the Sussexes. Another aide added that Markle’s exit was planned and that “one of her concerns was whether she was going to be able to make money for herself.”
A former aide added, “Everyone knew that the institution would be judged by her happiness. The mistake they made was thinking that she “wanted to be happy.” Low also described an apparent incident where Markle blasted a young female worker in front of other colleagues. One staff member was “completely destroyed” after their experience working with Markle.
Another input came from a former royal aide who said that the couple would repeatedly call them while out to dinner, only to insult the staffer “Every 10 minutes I had to go outside to be screamed at by her and Harry. It was, ‘I can’t believe you’ve done this. You’ve let me down. What were you thinking? It went on for a couple of hours,” they revealed.
An insider also claimed that Meghan Markle thought she would be the ‘Beyoncé of the UK’, according to a new book excerpt. “I think Meghan thought she was going to be the Beyoncé of the UK. Being part of the royal family would give her that kudos,” the former palace insider told Low. “Whereas what she discovered was that there were so many rules that were so ridiculous that she couldn’t even do the things that she could do as a private individual, which is tough,” they added.
The couple stepped down as senior members of the royal family and moved to Southern California in 2020. They have two children, Archie and Lilibet Mountbatten-Windsor.
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