Meghan Markle denies absence from coronation relates to letters she wrote to King Charles


April 23, 2023 | 2h28

Meghan Markle has dismissed reports that she will refuse to attend King Charles’ coronation next month over letters exchanged by the couple over concerns about racism within the Royal Family as ‘untrue’ and ‘ridiculous’ “.

On Friday, The Telegraph reported that the Duchess of Sussex wrote letters to her stepfather after the explosive 2021 interview she and Prince Harry did with Oprah Winfrey.

In their correspondence, Markle reportedly shared her belief with the King that a member of the Royal Family was prejudiced against her even after she and her husband, Prince Harry, previously revealed that there were “concerns and conversations” about the color of their unborn son’s skin.

The report came just days after Buckingham Palace announced the Duchess of Sussex would skip King Charles’ coronation on May 6, but Harry would attend alone.

Although Meghan no longer “holds a grudge” over the harm incident, the newspaper reported that it played a part in her choice to bail out the May 6 coronation – something she vehemently denied on Saturday.

Meghan Markle speaking afterwards to Prince Charles during the Westminster Abbey Commonwealth Day Service on March 11, 2019 in London, England.
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King Charles III and Camilla, Queen Consort observe the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II on September 19, 2022.
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Markle meets members of the public on the Long Walk at Windsor Castle after viewing flowers and tributes to HM Queen Elizabeth on September 10, 2022 in Windsor, England.
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“The Duchess of Sussex lives her life in the present, not thinking about correspondence from two years ago linked to conversations from four years ago. Any other suggestion is false and frankly ridiculous,” Markle’s camp said in a statement to Bazaar, com, shared on social networks by author Omid Sobie.

In their correspondence, King Charles – then Prince of Wales – wrote to the Duke and Duchess to express his “deep concern” and disappointment at having made such public and damaging allegations, a source close to the newspaper told the newspaper. Royals.

According to The Telegraph, the letters had a “warm tone”, but failed to ease tensions between the exiled in-laws, which would only escalate with the release of Netflix’s ‘Harry & Meghan’ documentary and from Prince Harry’s memoir, “Spare”. – each loaded with family secrets.

The Royal Family would be “delighted” for Prince Harry to attend the ceremony without his wife.

Experts expect the Duke to be greeted coldly by his family upon his arrival.

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