Meghan Markle's surprising Christmas gift to Prince William: 'Huge hit'

The Christmas gift has resurfaced after Harry and Meghan's docuseries.

Meghan Markle reportedly gifted Prince William a novelty gift in an effort to impress him after announcing her engagement to Prince Harry.

The gift she gave the royal in 2017 was detailed in Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand's 2020 book Finding Freedom, and has recently resurfaced after Harry and Meghan released their bombshell Netflix docuseries earlier this month.

It is reported Meghan gave Prince William a spoon with the words ' cereal killer' engraved on it in an effort to impress the family.

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry and Prince William stand on the balcony of Buckingham Palace.
Meghan Markle gifted Prince William a spoon in 2017. Source: Getty

"Meghan's biggest challenge was finding the perfect novelty gifts to amuse her new extended family," Omid and Carolyn wrote in the book.

"At least one of her gifts was a huge hit – a spoon for William that had 'cereal killer' embossed on the shallow bowl end of the utensil."

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Like any other, the British Royal Family have their own Christmas traditions, one of which involves gifting each other gag gifts.

On Christmas Eve, the family exchanges their presents, which they lay out on trestle tables and swap after afternoon tea.

Royal correspondent Phil Dampier told Express.co.uk: "The adults exchange cheap joke gifts, with Harry once giving the Queen a shower cap with 'Ain’t life a bitch' on it."

King Charles snubs Harry and Meghan

In King Charles' first Christmas address since Queen Elizabeth II died, he praised both Prince William and Kate Middleton but did not make mention of Meghan and Harry.

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"I particularly want to pay tribute to all those wonderfully kind people who so generously give food or donations, or that most precious commodity of all, their time, to support those around them in greatest need, together with the many charitable organisations which do such extraordinary work in the most difficult circumstances," he said.

The King then went on to praise William and Kate for a recent trip to Wales where they "shined a light on practical examples of this community spirit".

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