FROM the outside looking in, Meghan Markle’s wedding to Prince Harry looked like something straight out of a fairytale.
But in the months following that sunny day in Windsor in April 2018, reports emerged of a row between the new Duchess of Sussex and her sister-in-law Kate Middleton.
In November 2018, it was reported “Meghan left Kate in tears” over her demands for Princess Charlotte’s flower girl dress during a “stressful” fitting.
It was then subsequently claimed that the “rift” began when Kate said the flower girls should follow royal protocol by wearing tights which Meghan disagreed with.
In the new updated version of Meghan: A Hollywood Princess, biographer Andrew Morton claims the former Suits actress gave Kate a “peace offering” following their disagreement.
The expert wrote: “The spat concerning the [flower girls’] outfits now behind them, Meghan had since given Kate and her six closest friends gold bracelets designed by Californian jeweller Lisette Polny as a thank-you for their help and support.
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“It was an elegant peace offering, both women professional enough to know that there was no gain in showing dissent or disdain.”
During her bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey, Meghan claimed Kate made HER cry during an argument over the flower girls’ dresses.
Asked if she made Kate cry, Meghan claimed: “The reverse happened. A few days before the wedding she was upset about something, pertaining to … the flower girl dresses, and it made me cry. And it really hurt my feelings.
“There wasn’t a confrontation and I don’t think it’s fair to her to get into the details of that because she apologised, and I have forgiven her. What was hard to get over was being blamed for something that not only I didn’t do, but that happened to me.”
Describing Kate as a “good person”, Meghan claimed that her sister-in-law had also sent her flowers to apologise.
Jewellery designer Lisette Polny is a favourite of Meghan’s – with the Duchess wearing a pair of her earrings for her Vanity Fair magazine cover shoot and one of her rings on her second royal engagement.
In more Royal Family news, Princess Beatrice gave a subtle nod to her grandmother the Queen in baby daughter Sienna’s name.
And the royals are ‘rooting’ for Kate Middleton who ‘won’t use monarchy for own personal gain like Meghan Markle’, says insider.
Plus Kate Middleton ‘knew she had to up her game’ after Meghan Markle and is now ‘Royal Rockstar’, says insider.