Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, battled a tabloid rumor that she made her sister-in-law Kate cry before her wedding to Prince Harry in 2018, telling Oprah Winfrey on Sunday that “the opposite happened”.
In the interview, Meghan declined to discuss details but said she was the one in tears after the Duchess of Cambridge commented on her flower girls’ dresses.
Meghan added that Kate later apologized and took “responsibility” for the disagreement, sending her flowers and a note.
“It was a really tough week of the wedding,” Meghan said. “She was upset about something and she owned it.”
But Meghan described the moment as a “turning point” after the royal family decided not to correct the record After the tabloids began reporting, the opposite had happened and that there was a growing gap between her and her sister-in-law.
“Everyone in the institution knew it wasn’t true,” she said, referring to the royal palace.
The rare interview came a little over a year after Harry and Meghan announced they were stepping down from their roles as high-ranking kings and tensions increased between the couple and the royal family.
Buckingham Palace said last week it was “very concerned” about allegations that Meghan had bullied employees while at Kensington Palace.
A spokeswoman for Meghan and Harry called the allegations, reported in a British newspaper quoting unnamed sources, an “attack” on her character and described Meghan as “someone who has been the target of bullying and who is deeply committed to it.” to support those who have experienced pain and trauma. “