Prince Charles 'foresaw considerable problems’ with Meghan, author claims

A royal author has claimed Prince Charles “foresaw considerable problems” when Meghan Markle first joined the royal family.

Nigel Cawthorne, author of Prince Andrew, Epstein and the Palace, has reportedly revealed Charles may have indeed seen Harry and Meghan’s decision to quit as senior royals coming, some time before it actually happened.

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex during Trooping The Colour
Charles reportedly saw problems when Meghan joined the royal family. Photo: Getty

“I think he [Prince Charles] likes strong women, but in the Firm there is only room for one Queen,” he told Fabulous.

“I think he foresaw considerable problems ahead for The Firm.”

Nigel said Charles thought Harry and Meghan amplified the popularity of the royal family in the way that Prince Andrew and Fergie did previously.

“However, for the sake of The Firm he will feel this outcome is better that the monarchy is small in size rather than a constellation of stars in separate orbits,” the author added.

In the end, Nigel said all Charles could do was provide “moral support”, and likely regrets not being able to see his son and family as often as he may have if they remained in the UK.

Duchess of Sussex talks with Prince Charles at the Westminster Abbey Commonwealth day service
Meghan talks with Prince Charles at the Westminster Abbey Commonwealth day service on March 11, 2019 in London. Photo: Getty

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex stepped down as senior royals earlier this year and are currently living in LA with baby Archie.

The author’s comments come days after a shocking video resurfaced on Twitter which claims to show Meghan and Prince Harry being asked to leave a very important royal function.

Following the publication of a ‘tell-all’ book this week, which claims Harry and Meghan’s first royal appearance as a married couple went down like a lead balloon after Meghan complained the event ‘was boring’, the rediscovered video has been shared online by royal watchers who believe it backs up the book’s shocking claims.

The video was taken at Prince Charles’ 70th birthday party, a garden party event at Buckingham Palace which was the royal couple’s first outing as newlyweds, just three days after they tied the knot.

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