Meghan Markle Allegedly Has Problems With ‘Strict’ Royal Life
A royal biographer has just spoken out to say that Meghan Markle has been having difficulty with the "strict, traditional path" of life as a royal.
A royal biographer has just spoken out to say that Meghan Markle has been having difficulty with the “strict, traditional path” of life as a royal.
Fox News reported that just over a year after marrying Prince Harry, Meghan has reportedly not been having an easy time adjusting to her royal life.
“I think it’s very hard for her,” said British journalist Angela Levin. “I think she’s done brilliantly at some things. She’s marvelous when they are out and about. She’s very good at talking to people. It’s an awful lot to learn and she’s very energetic and keen. But it might be good for her if she took a little bit more advice. Before in her life, she was very used to making her own decisions. I do think it’s very difficult for her. This is a very strict, traditional path. It takes a while to get used to it.”
Levin has covered the royal for years and wrote the 2018 book “Harry: A Biography of a Prince,” which was based on the year she spent shadowing with Harry before his marriage to Meghan. She continues to have access to sources who are very close to the couple.
“In the early stages, I don’t think the duchess really understood the difference between being a show business person and being a member of the royal family,” Levin said. “Prince Harry was very anxious when we spoke originally and said he didn’t want to be thought of like a show business person. His feeling about being royal was that it was about duty, it was about helping the queen and that it was a very serious job. But the line has been a very narrow one, I think.”
Harry’s Friends Criticize Meghan
Levin added that Meghan has been criticized by Harry’s friends for her modern, healthy lifestyle, which he has adopted since meeting her in 2016.
“I think that when people marry, they sort of slightly change so that they can work together as a team,” she said. “There has been some criticism about her changing Harry. But I think she’s very confident… And he doesn’t mind at all. He is very, very proud of her. He’s actually in awe of her. He wants to be with her more than anything. His relationship with her is more important than anything.”
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“Some of his friends were with him when he was heavily drinking, smoking and behaving like a bad boy,” Levin added. “And he doesn’t want to do that anymore. He’s completely devoted to Meghan who is great into looking after yourself and keeping fit with yoga… He’s dropped a few people who just didn’t connect with her.”
In addition, Levin addressed rumors that Meghan has had issues with her staffers.
“It’s been said she was emailing [her staff] at 5 a.m., but truthfully, I’m not sure how difficult that can be,” she chuckled. “People have left and they have talked. It is hard when you’re in such regal circumstances to know how to handle staff. That takes a bit of a while… The queen is also very, very polite to her staff and treats them extremely well with lots of courtesy. I’ve been told Meghan isn’t like quite like that and slightly gives orders. It’s a completely different life to settle into.”
Meghan’s Leftwing Views
Levin went on to caution Meghan to stay silent about her liberal political views, which she has been open about in the past.
“Royals are not supposed to say anything political at all,” Levin said. “But most of all, when they’re out on a royal engagement. She has done this a few times. It caused a lot of concern. She doesn’t seem to fully understand the royal ways, which I think it’s absolutely understandable. But you also need to be a bit careful because we’re used to many traditions that perhaps are not so acceptable to someone who wasn’t born and brought up in a royal setting.”
Through everything, Harry has stayed by Meghan’s side and remains completely devoted to her.
“I think Harry so far has become more showbiz,” Levin concluded. “But that might change. You view the world in such a different way when you have a child. And I think Harry is very keen to do good. He told me he wants to make a difference. He wants to help people as much as he can. And this time is so thrilling to him. He wanted to be a father from a very early age. He’s brilliant with children. And it’s quite right.”
Adjusting to royal life would be hard for anyone, so it’s understandable that Meghan would have a tough time getting used to it. However, it’s important that going forward, she tries her best to adjust to the royal rules, especially when it comes to her political views. The royal rules are in place for a reason, and Meghan would do well to follow them.