Royal biographer Andrew Morton talks about his thinking Princess Diana She is the “third wheel” of Prince Harry and Meghan’s marriage.
in column for daily Mail, author Princess Diana: Her True StoryHe said he had believed from early on that “the ghost of Diana would loom over the life” of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
“Today for Harry, and increasingly for his wife, all roads lead to Diana,” Andrew wrote.
“His mother’s life driven by the cause and the tragic manner of her death not only affected Harry’s relationship with his family, and the wider public, but shaped the couple’s view of the world.
“As the Sussexes embarked on their own journey together through royal life, not a day went by without a reference, memory or decision in some way related to Harry’s late father. Diana was the third wheel in their marriage.”
In fact, Megan is seen apparently regularly salute to her mother-in-law She was never able to meet, with Harry saying he thought Meghan and his mother would be “heavy as thieves”.
Recently during the Sussex Royal Tour in New York City, Meghan gave Princess Diana a subtle nod by carrying a Dior bag named after her.
When we announced their engagement in 2017, Harry explained that tiny diamonds from his mother’s jewelry collection were included in Meghan’s ring so Diana could “join us on this crazy journey”.
Meghan said of the gesture: ‘It’s all about Harry’s thinking and integrating [Diana’s stones] And obviously unable to meet his mother, it is very important for me to know that she is a part of this with us.”
according to Hello!The Duchess also inherited a ring that belonged to the Princess of Wales – which she wore on her 2018 wedding day – as well as a pair of earrings and a bracelet, which were worn on the royal tour of Australia, New Zealand, Tonga and Fiji that same year.
Meghan Markle may have been new to the world of the royal family when she first met Harry, but she was already a successful actress and outspoken activist.
So it was no surprise when people started making comparisons between her and the People’s Princess.
However, on the downside, Meghan has also struggled with the same demons as Diana, and has opened up about her fight with her. Depression and suicidal thoughts during a Sitting Sussex interview with Oprah.
Andrew wrote: “Comparisons with Diana were of course inevitable. Both were and still are controversial women, agents of change in their own paradoxical way.”
Obviously, the comparisons will continue for some time to come.
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