Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton's misunderstanding in the run-up of her and Prince Harry's royal wedding resurfaced after a new book mentioned it. Markle was accused of bullying then 3-year-old Princess Charlotte, who was among her bridesmaids.
Experts React To Meghan Markle Being Accused Of Bullying Princess Charlotte
Sky News Australia host Rita Panahi talked about the hashtags talking about "Meghan Markle bullies children" circulating on Twitter on The Rita Panahi Show. According to her, it was due to Tom Bower's new book Revenge. The new tome discussed Markle allegedly making Kate Middleton cry for her criticisms of Princess Charlotte's dress for her and Prince Harry's wedding.
At the time, Princess Charlotte was only 3 years old. Panahi asked author Douglas Murray about his opinion of Bower's claim in the book.
"We're talking here about 3 or 4-year-old child at the time. Surely, she can't be that awful, can't she?" Panahi asked Murray.
"Well, I think Tom Bower's book says, apparently she is," Murray responded.
Murray, a British author and political commentator, seemed to believe Bower's claim about Markle. According to him, Bower is a "fearsome investigative journalist" with an "extraordinary track record."
He acknowledged that Bower's book Revenge is causing a stir because he believed that Bower "has done his work" and "he's got the truth."
He noted that Markle addressed her feuding with Middleton in the run-up of her royal wedding and denied it during her interview with Oprah Winfrey. However, Bower's book showed Middleton's side.
"Now we're hearing the other side of the story, which turns out that well, Prince William's child was apparently being bullied by Meghan," Murray continued. "It's not a great look once again for Meghan Markle, but I'm sure she'll find a way to come out of it smelling of roses and accusing everybody else racism, homophobia, misogyny, and some other vices that she'll think of between now and then."
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Meghan Markle Attacked On Twitter For Allegedly Bullying Princess Charlotte
Following the release of Tom Bower's book, several netizens were outraged at Meghan Markle's alleged treatment of Princess Charlotte. The investigative journalist claimed that Kate Middleton cried because Markle compared her daughter unfavorably to her best friend Jessica Mulroney's daughter, who was also a flower girl at the wedding. The Duchess of Cambridge had just given birth to Prince Louis at the time and was reportedly "too fatigued to cope" with Markle's unwillingness to compromise.
"A shocking revelation from Tom Bowers book was that Meghan Markle bullied Charlotte, all proven, How low does someone need to be to do that? #MeghanMarkleExposed #meghanmarkleisabully," one tweeted.
"The rumor was Markle bullied Charlotte and her dress that didn't fit by calling her fat compared to Mulroney's kid. That would make any mom who just had a baby and hormonal cry. Meghan Markle is evil and jealous of a 3 year old who is a REAL princess," another wrote.
"Well check out the photo, here it is again. Meghan Markle bullied Princess Charlotte. The proof is here. Had C been able to wear tights, her feet wouldn’t have hurt," a third person added, sharing a snap of Princess Charlotte holding her foot.
"According to YouTube, Givenchy's staff members witnessed this: princess Charlotte being bullied by Meghan Markle & MM's best friend. They made fun of princess Charlotte's voice. MM called princess Charlotte a 'British brat' because of the tights," a fourth person commented.
Markle's fans continued to support her and questioned Bower's sources. Some claimed that Princess Charlotte was only used against Prince Harry's wife.
"I smell a desperate attempt to use poor Charlotte to villainize Meghan Markle especially when Kate & William would have used their lapdog Jason Knauf to leak that Meghan bullied Charlotte. The royal that actually abused a minor is Prince Andrew," one wrote. 1550816418463191040
"A very desperate attempt. If an issue with Charlotte really did happen, how come it didn't make it to the media in 2018?" another commented.
"Using children to get at Meghan is a new low by the media/experts. They should keep the children out of this," a third person added.
"Exactly, if it was Charlotte, they would have said it was Charlotte long time ago and Meghan didn't bully nobody. Bully story is a lie. They are so desperate 2 take #MeghanMarkle down that they are now using a child," a fourth netizen wrote.
Why Kate Middleton Cried In The Run-Up Of Meghan Markle And Prince Harry's Royal Wedding
According to an article in The Spectator, Meghan Markle "picked on" Princess Charlotte. Kate Middleton reportedly asked Markle to allow her then 3-year-old daughter to wear tights because she was worried that her daughter's ill-fitting shoes would cause blisters.
Tom Bower's new book corroborates the claims that Markle moved Middleton to tears over Princess Charlotte's dress.
"Kate thought it was too short, and anyway did not fit. Melissa Toubati, Meghan’s assistant, and the dress-fitters employed by Givenchy’s Clare Waight Keller, witnessed Meghan emphatically reject Kate’s observation," Bower reportedly wrote.
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"Compromise was not a trait Meghan embraced. The stand-offs, Kate decided, confirmed the complaints by Toubati and other members of staff about Meghan. Kate burst into tears. Kirstie Allsopp, a friend of Camilla, would later confirm that Kate was reduced to tears by Meghan bullying her staff."
Markle maintained in her interview with Winfrey that it was Middleton who made her cry. She denied making Middleton cry when the host asked her to air her side of the story and said, "the reverse happened."
"A few days before the wedding, she [Kate] was upset about something pertaining — yes, the issue was correct — about flower girl dresses. It made me cry, and it really hurt my feelings," she told Winfrey.
"I thought, in the context of everything else that was going on in those days leading to the wedding, that it didn’t make sense to not be just doing whatever everyone else was doing, which was trying to be supportive, knowing what was going on with my dad and whatnot."
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