Royal experts have given a number of reasons why Meghan and Kate were distant from each other. A body language expert believes part of it was because Kate was “sneaky” at what Meghan brought to the table.
Meghan Markle wanted to ‘get on the ground running’
Before meeting Prince Harry, Meghan had established a career as a TV actor. Most notably, her biggest role was playing Rachel Zane. Suit. Additionally, Meghan also had a side job as an influencer. She created a lifestyle brand called The Tig, where she shared her interests in cooking, fashion and travel with fans.
When Meghan came into the royal family, she did so as a person with many life experiences. A few months before her wedding to Harry, Meghan said she hopes to “get off the ground running” with her royal assignments.
At the Royal Foundation Forum in February 2018, he said, “It is very important to me that I want to hit the ground running … even if it is doing it quietly behind the scenes, on which I have focused my energy.” To BBC. “[I have also been] Meeting quietly with organizations behind the scenes, learning as much as I can so that I can maximize the opportunity we have to really make an impact. “
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In a new article about Kate and Meghan’s body language, expert Judy James speculates that Kate was “disappointed” by Meghan’s “energy”. For comparison, after Kate joined the royal family, she took things slowly to settle into her new role.
“I believe Kate may have been too intimidated by her new sister-in-law’s confidence, energy and professionalism,” James said, according to Mirror.
James also spoke about how differently he behaved during the Royal Foundation Forum in 2018. The expert added: “But still, it was already understood from Meghan and Kate’s body language, despite the matching frocks, that Meghan has experience, passion, drive and urgency to her. The reason is Kate’s own seat.” But it was the opposite of the way to sit back and watch siblings fight on stage with a humble smile.”
“Kate had spent years marinated in royal rules, procedures and restrictions, so Meghan’s sense of purpose should hit like a bath bomb,” James said.
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In the updated edition of his book, Meghan: The Hollywood Princess, writer Andrew Morton shared that Kate and Meghan haven’t had many opportunities to be close.
For one thing, Morton wrote, Kate was pregnant long enough for Meghan’s wedding. She often experiences hyperemesis gravidarum during pregnancy. According to Morton, Kate “didn’t have much energy” to get to know Meghan.
Morton also revealed that, despite being neighbors at Kensington Palace, Kate and Meghan didn’t spend their vacation days together.
“Kate spent weekends and holidays at Anmer Hall, Cambridge’s country home in Norfolk, while Meghan and Harry were about a three-hour drive away, living in a large, remote, rented property on the Great Tew Estate in Oxfordshire, Morton said. .
As a result, Kate and Meghan seemed to have separate lives away from each other.