Royal Family news – Meghan Markle & Kate Middleton rift seen 'early on in relationship' says expert ahead of Harry book

Royal Family news – Meghan Markle & Kate Middleton rift seen 'early on in relationship' says expert ahead of Harry book

THE Queen is "incredibly worried" about the future of the Royal Family due to Harry and Meghan's behaviour, a royal expert has claimed.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have spent the past year launching one headline grabbing attack on the Royal Family after another.

Now, Prince Harry has revealed plans to pen a tell-all book about his life as the Queen's grandson, the death of his mother Princess Diana and his relationship with future kings Prince Charles and Prince William.

Speaking about Harry's book, royal expert Richard Fitzwilliam said: "Its mere existence is a form of a lever to potentially use against the royal family in whatever is to come.

"This book has the potential to be dynamite… They have gone rogue. It is a fact.

Speaking of the potential damage to the Royal Family, Richard added: "It’s incredibly worrying because they [Harry and Meghan] are so totally unpredictable. Anything is possible.”

Read our Royal Family live blog below for the latest updates…

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    SLICE OF DIANA AND CHARLES’ WEDDING CAKE EXPECTED TO FETCH £500 AT AUCTION

    The impressive portion is decorated with a royal coat of arms in red, blue and gold.

    It was given to Moyra Smith, one of the Queen Mother’s employees at Clarence House, after the 1981 ceremony.

    The 8in by 7in slice has been preserved in cling film in a cake tin.

    It was kept by Moyra’s family until 2008 when it was acquired by a collector who is selling it next month with auctioneer Dominic Winter, in Cirencester, Gloucs.

    It is expected to fetch £500.

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    ‘SETTLING SCORES’

    Any potential revelations made in the book could prompt ex-Palace staffers to respond to the claims publicly – though they are bound by strict confidentiality laws.

    The source added: “There may be a provision given to staff members to respond to any claims that they consider to be inaccurate.

    “Maybe a blind eye could be turned if staff members used friends or family members to correct the record on their behalf.”

    Legal remedies could also be available if the book “smears any individual staff members unfairly”, the source claimed.

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    PREMISE OF HARRY’S ‘TELL-ALL’ BOOK IS JUST ‘TIP OF THE ICEBERG’

    Industry insiders reportedly said the “tell-all” premise of Harry’s memoir was just the “tip of the iceberg”.

    A source told MailOnline that there is “anger and disappointment” within the palace and that the Queen is facing anxiety over the contents of Harry’s books.

    They said that senior Palace officals made the decision not to respond publicly to the Duke of Sussex’s announcement because they feared it would “fan the flames” of his already strained relationship with Prince Charles.

    Harry’s wife Meghan Markle, 39, is also set to write a “wellness” guide as part of the contract with the publisher.

    Members of the Royal Family are now waiting to see what the duke will write about them. There are also reportedly concerns about how his dad Charles’ wife Camilla Parker-Bowles will be represented in the book.

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    EUGENIE AND BEATRICE REPORTEDLY ‘STUNNED’ BY HARRY BOOK DEAL

    Over the weekend, it was also reported that the sisters were “stunned” by Harry’s book deal.

    A senior royal reportedly told the Daily Mail: “The emotional turmoil as they wait over a year for publication is going to be torturous.

    “What’s really telling is even the relatives he remains closest to, like princesses Eugenie and Beatrice, are stunned by what he’s up to.”

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    'PUBLICLY DISCREDIT STAFF'

    A royal source told Mail Online: “These are, on the whole, very good people who wanted the best for Harry and Meghan.

    “But many of the secrets they know are explosive and would blow up much of the victim narrative so carefully crafted by those two.

    “For example, some of these staff members were aware of commercial conversations that were going on when they were still full-time royals – they were clearing the way to make millions long before Megxit was revealed.

    “The way they tried to publicly discredit staff who they took against has been particularly distasteful and left a bad taste in the mouth of many courtiers past and present.

    “All options have to stay on the table because we are in unprecedented times. There is literally no precedent for this situation.”

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    ROYAL EXPERT SAYS PRINCE HARRY'S MEMOIR IS 'STRANGE WAY TO GET LESS PUBLICITY'

    Royal expert says Prince Harry’s memoir is ‘strange way to get less publicity’

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    ROYAL FANS LEFT IN HYSTERICS AT UNEARTHED VIDEO OF THE QUEEN SAYING ‘NAH’

    ROYAL fans have been left in hysterics over a hilarious unearthed video of the Queen saying “nah.”

    Her Majesty was filmed using the slang term as she had her portrait painted back in 2005 – and the footage has recently resurfaced on TikTok.

    Read more here.

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    MEGHAN MARKLE AND PRINCE HARRY ‘FORCED AIDES TO KEEP COMMERCIAL DEALS A SECRET’ TO PAVE WAY TO MAKE MILLIONS IN LA

    MEGHAN Markle and Prince Harry forced royal aides to keep their commercial deals a secret, a source has claimed.

    The Duke and Duchess of Sussex used mega-deals with Netflix and Spotify – with a combined win of £130million – to pave the way for their new lives in Los Angeles.

    Read more here.

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    PREMISE OF HARRY’S ‘TELL-ALL’ BOOK IS JUST ‘TIP OF THE ICEBERG’

    Industry insiders reportedly said the “tell-all” premise of Harry’s memoir was just the “tip of the iceberg”.

    A source told MailOnline that there is “anger and disappointment” within the palace and that the Queen is facing anxiety over the contents of Harry’s books.

    They said that senior Palace officals made the decision not to respond publicly to the Duke of Sussex’s announcement because they feared it would “fan the flames” of his already strained relationship with Prince Charles.

    Harry’s wife Meghan Markle, 39, is also set to write a “wellness” guide as part of the contract with the publisher.

    Members of the Royal Family are now waiting to see what the duke will write about them. There are also reportedly concerns about how his dad Charles’ wife Camilla Parker-Bowles will be represented in the book.

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    NEW CHAPTER TO MEGHAN AND HARRY’S BIOGRAPHY ‘FINDING FREEDOM’ RELEASED NEXT MONTH

    HarperCollins said the epilogue in the paperback edition will share: “Behind the scenes of Harry and Meghan’s ground breaking interview with Oprah, details behind the couple’s move to California (and) the various philanthropic and business endeavours the Sussexes have been involved with since their move and what’s to come with Archewell Productions.”

    It will also feature: “The continuous challenges the couple face regarding privacy and the British press (and) the heartbreak the couple felt over Prince Philip’s death.”

    The Duke of Sussex released a poignant tribute to his grandfather following his death, calling him a “master of the barbecue, legend of banter, and cheeky right till the end”.

    Harry later returned to the UK for the funeral without Meghan, who was pregnant at the time and advised not to travel by her doctors. The Finding Freedom update, which goes on sale on August 31 – the date Diana, Princess of Wales was killed in a car crash in 1997 – is said to have been written with the participation of those closest to the Sussexes.

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    WATCH: PRINCE CHARLES JOINS BORIS JOHNSON AND KATHERINE JENKINS TO UNVEIL NEW £4M POLICE MEMORIAL TO HEROES KILLED ON FRONTLINE

    Prince Charles pays tribute to fallen police officers at the the National Memorial Arboretum

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    PIERS MORGAN BRANDS HARRY A ‘HYPOCRITICAL GREEDY TWERP’ AFTER ‘PRINCE PRIVACY’ SIGNS FOUR-BOOK MEGA-DEAL

    The TV firebrand – a long-standing critic of the Sussexes – hit out in a blistering rant on Twitter.

    Responding to reports Harry and Meghan will pen a whopping four tomes after a £29million bidding war, Piers blasted: “Prince Privacy!

    “What a hypocritical greedy twerp.”

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    ROYAL NEWS ROUND-UP: THE LATEST

    • Harry and Meghan are ‘vicious, cruel & self-serving’ for doing Oprah Winfrey chat, says Charles’ biographer
    • Eugenie and Beatrice are ‘stunned’ by plans for the book – despite remaining close with Harry
    • Meanwhile, the last of the Duke’s belongings have now been removed from his former home, Frogmore Cottage
    • An expert claims Meghan struggled to understand her duty to the Queen – and just wanted the ‘American dream’
    • And Harry’s biographer says the memoir is ‘revenge for William always having it better’

    PRINCE CHARLES JOINS BORIS JOHNSON AND KATHERINE JENKINS TO UNVEIL NEW £4M POLICE MEMORIAL TO HEROES KILLED ON FRONTLINE

    The PM said the new memorial at the national arboretum in Staffordshire would give people a place to show their “support” and “love” for officers who risk their lives daily to keep the public safe.

    He was snapped alongside the Prince of Wales as the pair sheltered under umbrellas from the rain at the grand opening of the £4 million monument.

    The PM appeared to struggle with his brolly as the onlooking royal giggled in a brief moment of levity before the service began.

    Unveiling a plaque at the site Prince Charles paid tribute to the “valour and sacrifice” of those who have serve.

    He said: “To those of you with personal experience of the sudden, unexpected and tragic loss of someone in the police service, whether you are here today, viewing from home, or attending one of the many services within your constabularies, I can only offer the assurance of my most heartfelt thoughts and prayers.”

    HARRY & MEGHAN’S ‘HEARTBREAK’ OVER PRINCE PHILIP & ‘BEHIND THE SCENES’ OF BOMBSHELL OPRAH CHAT FEATURE IN UPDATED BOOK

    PRINCE Harry and Meghan Markle’s “heartbreak” over Prince Philip’s death will feature in an updated version of their biography, Finding Freedom.

    Royal reporters Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand have updated the book with a new chapter, promising a host of revelations since it was first published last summer.

    As well as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s reaction to Philip’s death, publisher HarperCollins said the latest edition will share “behind the scenes” details of Harry and Meg’s bombshell Oprah interview as well as their move to California.

    It will also recount “Meghan’s emotional healing journey from losing a child to the birth of their daughter”.

    Finding Freedom already chronicles the duke and duchess’s romance and brief period as members of the monarchy before they broke away to forge a new life for themselves and son Archie in America.

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      HARRY AND MEGHAN PALS CLAIM COUPLE ‘KEEPING RECEIPTS AND DOCUMENTS’ TO BACK UP CLAIMS PUBLISHED IN NEW BOOK

      Harry’s memoir — set to examine the “highs and lows” of his royal life — will hit shelves next year, the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

      Pals of Harry and wife Meghan say they are keeping “receipts” and documents to back up any claims that are published.

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      FROM THE DRUGS DRAMA TO THAT VEGAS INCIDENT, THESE ARE FIVE THINGS YOU’RE UNLIKELY TO READ IN HARRY’S NEW MEMOIR

      Harry said of the memoir, which is to be released next year: “I’m writing this not as the prince I was born but as the man I have become.”

      So will we see the following scandalous moments featured?

      • LAS VEGAS
      • DRUGS SCANDAL
      • THE NAZI OUTFIT
      • SCHOOL TEACHER TRIBUNAL
      • CADET SLUR

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      PRINCESSES BEATRICE & EUGENIE ‘SYMPATHISE’ WITH PRINCE HARRY OVER BOOK DEAL AS HE WAS ‘RARELY HEARD’

      PRINCESS Beatrice and Princess Eugenie “sympathise” with Prince Harry over his book deal as he was “rarely heard” in the Royal Family, an insider has claimed.

      Earlier this month, the Duke, 36, announced he has been writing a new book about the “highs and lows” of his extraordinary life, which is due to be released in late 2022.

      It has been claimed Prince Harry’s upcoming tell-all memoir came as a “surprise” to Prince Charles, and the Palace “should be afraid” of what’s to come from it.

      Speaking to the Mail on Sunday, a friend claimed Harry’s cousins Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie understand why the Duke wants to tell his story.

      They said: “They believe Harry’s outspoken remarks may have been triggered because previously his voice and opinions were rarely heard within the Royal Family.”

      ROYAL AIDES ‘COULD LAUNCH LEGAL ACTION AGAINST MEGHAN MARKLE AND PRINCE HARRY’ IF DUKE’S MEMOIR IS ‘INACCURATE’

      Staffers are reportedly braced for a string of bombshell allegations in the Duke of Sussex’s book, which is due to be published next year.

      Last week Harry announced he would be releasing a memoir next year – as Her Majesty celebrates 70 years of service – in which he will recount “experiences, adventures, losses, and life lessons”. 

      But a small band of staffers who worked for the Duke and Duchess are now said to be concerned that the book could promote a false narrative of how they were treated while living in the UK, reports Mail Online.

      A royal insider told the website:  “Harry and Meghan’s former staff members are convinced that this book is being written to settle scores and will likely include a lot of detail about their time within the Royal Family.

      “Based on the Oprah Winfrey interview, some of these ex-workers simply do not trust that a full and accurate picture will be presented.

      “Conversations have already started about what steps they might be able to take to protect their own reputation and that of the monarchy post-publication.”

      AUSSIE CLAIMING TO BE PRINCE CHARLES & CAMILLA’S LOVECHILD COMPARES PIC OF HIS SON TO THE QUEEN

      Aussie Simon Dorante-Day, 55, is adamant he was conceived in 1965 when he says the royal couple were first romantically linked as teenagers.

      The UK-born engineer believes the couple conceived him when Charles was just 17, and Camilla 18 and he was later adopted by a family who had links to the Royal Family.

      The father-of-nine claims his adoptive grandparents Winifred and Ernest worked as a cook and gardener for the Queen and Prince Philip.

      They apparently told him “many times” he was Charles and Camilla‘s child.

      He has now had posted a picture on Facebook of his son, Liam, in the middle of two of Queen with the words: “Ummmm. An interesting comparison”.

      ROYAL AIDES ‘COULD LAUNCH LEGAL ACTION AGAINST MEGHAN MARKLE AND PRINCE HARRY’ IF DUKE’S MEMOIR IS ‘INACCURATE’

      Staffers are reportedly braced for a string of bombshell allegations in the Duke of Sussex’s book, which is due to be published next year.

      Last week Harry announced he would be releasing a memoir next year – as Her Majesty celebrates 70 years of service – in which he will recount “experiences, adventures, losses, and life lessons”. 

      But a small band of staffers who worked for the Duke and Duchess are now said to be concerned that the book could promote a false narrative of how they were treated while living in the UK, reports Mail Online.

      A royal insider told the website:  “Harry and Meghan’s former staff members are convinced that this book is being written to settle scores and will likely include a lot of detail about their time within the Royal Family.

      “Based on the Oprah Winfrey interview, some of these ex-workers simply do not trust that a full and accurate picture will be presented.

      “Conversations have already started about what steps they might be able to take to protect their own reputation and that of the monarchy post-publication.”

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        MEGHAN MARKLE WAS ‘HOPING FOR AN APOLOGY’ FROM ROYAL FAMILY AFTER OPRAH WINFREY INTERVIEW, EXPERT SAYS

        MEGHAN Markle was “hoping for an apology” from the Royal Family after her explosive interview with Oprah Winfrey, an insider has claimed.

        During the interview the Duchess of Sussex confessed that her mental health became so dire during her pregnancy with Archie that she contemplated taking her own life.

        But according to Tom Quinn, author of Kensington Palace: An Intimate Memoir, Meghan had no intention of upsetting the Royal Family with the comments, in fact far from it. He suggests that the mum-of-two was actually looking for a bit of sympathy.

        Speaking on the Channel 5 documentary Meghan at 40: The Climb To Power, he said: “I think she was hoping for an apology, I think she was hoping they would phone and say, ‘We are really sorry, we now see that we pushed you too far. We should have behaved differently, we should have sat down as a family and discussed your mental health issues’.

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        PRINCE HARRY’S BOOK DEAL COULD UPSET PRINCE CHARLES’ ASCENSION TO THE THRONE

        THE royal family have “very real fears” that Prince Harry’s book deal could destabilise the Monarchy and upset his father's ascension to the throne, according to a source.

        Harry, 36, is set to publish his explosive memoir in four books which he vows will examine the "highs and lows" of his extraordinary life. The book will be put out during the Queen's Platinum Jubilee next year.

        But the second of those books is due out only after the Queen has died – which is causing fears within the firm that this could hinder the transition of power to Prince Charles.

        A source told MailOnline that there is “anger and disappointment” within the palace and that the Queen is facing anxiety over the books contents.

        They said that senior Palace officals made the decision not to respond publicly to the Duke of Sussex’s announcement because they feared it would “fan the flames” of his already strained relationship with Prince Charles.

         

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        MEGHAN MARKLE AND PRINCE HARRY ‘FORCED AIDES TO KEEP COMMERCIAL DEALS A SECRET’ TO PAVE WAY TO MAKE MILLIONS IN LA

        The Duke and Duchess of Sussex used mega-deals with Netflix and Spotify – with a combined win of £130million – to pave the way for their new lives in Los Angeles.

        The pair were reportedly in discussion with the streaming giants in 2018, while Meghan and Prince Harry were still living in Kensington Palace.

        However it wasn't till January 2020 that the Sussexes announced their bombshell decision to quit the UK and start a new life abroad, away from the royal family.

        Now it has been revealed that the couple forced royal staff to keep quiet about the deals, among other things, until they crossed the pond.

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        WATCH: PRINCE CHARLES JOINS BORIS JOHNSON AND KATHERINE JENKINS TO UNVEIL NEW £4M POLICE MEMORIAL TO HEROES KILLED ON FRONTLINE

        Prince Charles pays tribute to fallen police officers at the the National Memorial Arboretum

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