They have been married for less than a year, and are to welcome their first child together next month, but one royal expert has claimed Meghan Markle is making Prince Harry “miserable and glum”.
James Morrow, a royal commentator and opinion editor for the Daily Telegraph, recently weighed in on the Duke and Duchess of Sussex‘s relationship in an interview with Sky News Australia.
Discussing Meghan’s transition into the royal family and the recent loss of yet another key royal aide, Morrow believes the 37-year-old is “not all that easy to work for” and a “pretty difficult character to deal with”.
“I think it is a particularly tough gig for a princess like Meghan Markle who is in fact actually fairly notorious – something of a princess in the non-royal sense of the word,” he explained.
“Her politics are very left wing. She is always on about this cause or the other.”
Morrow further weighed in on what Meghan joining the royal family has done to her husband Harry, claiming he isn’t the happiest of people when he’s around her.
“Every time Harry is with her, he always just looks very glum and miserable,” he said.
“However, every time you see a picture of him with the lads and doing something else, it is all smiles and laughter.”
Splitting royal households
The royal expert’s comments emerged just before it was announced the Sussexes would be breaking away from Kensington Palace and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, to form their own royal household based out of Buckingham Palace.
The royal family released a lengthy statement on Thursday to announce the Sussexes’ private office and communications will be moving, under the full support of the Queen and Prince Charles.
“The Household, which will be created with the support of The Queen and The Prince of Wales, will be established in the spring,” a statement read.
“The Duke of Sussex currently has his own private office, which has been supporting The Duchess since the engagement of Their Royal Highnesses in November 2017.
“This long-planned move will ensure that permanent support arrangements for The Duke and Duchess’s work are in place as they start their family and move to their official residence at Frogmore Cottage.
“The Queen has given permission for The Duke and Duchess of Sussex to base their Household Office at Buckingham Palace.
“Their Royal Highnesses will appoint new communications staff, who will form part of the Buckingham Palace communications team and report to The Queen’s Communications Secretary, Donal McCabe. Kensington Palace will continue to support Their Royal Highnesses until that team is in place.”
One key member of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s new team is Sara Latham, a former senior advisor to Hillary Clinton, who is set to head up communications for the royal couple.
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