It has previously been reported that Prince Harry has said of his wife Meghan Markle: “Meghan gets what Meghan wants.” Now, a documentary is revealing what happened on their wedding day as Harry turned down Prince Philip’s demand for Meghan to have her own way.
Here’s what Harry’s grandfather wanted the Duke of Sussex to ignore because Meghan wanted the opposite.
How was Meghan’s relationship with Prince Philip?
Prince Philip was reportedly very upset when he learned about Meghan and Harry’s decision to step down from royal duties. NS daily mail reported that upon hearing the news, the Duke of Edinburgh responded by shouting: “What are they playing?”
But before Megxit, Philip was said to have had a good relationship with his granddaughter. A royal source told To express That Meghan had a lengthy conversation with Philip about her background and lineage.
“The Duke of Edinburgh really got along with him,” the source told the publication. “The reason I liked her was because she was so bold. Meghan asked a lot of questions about Philip’s family side and his connection to Greece.”
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Prince Harry shrugs off Philip’s demand because ‘Meghan gets what she wants’
Prince Harry and Meghan tied the knot on May 19, 2021, and Philip reportedly had a demand from the Duke and Duchess that day.
NS To express noted that in the documentary Fergie and Meghan: Inconvenient RoyalsJulie Montagu, Viscountess Hinchingbrook, reveals Philip said he didn’t want Prince Andrew’s ex-wife Sarah Ferguson in the wedding.
The Duchess of York was not invited to the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton in 2011 at Philip’s request. But due to Meghan’s friendship with Fergie’s daughter, Princess Eugenie, and the fact that Fergie was the first person to teach Meghan how to curse, the former Suit The star wanted him in marriage.
Montague claimed that when Prince Philip demanded Fergie not be invited to the affair: “Harry intervened and said, ‘This is what I want. That’s what my bride wants too. He bonded with Fergie. and she wants it there.’”
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Sarah and Philip’s feud goes back decades. The Duke of Edinburgh was furious with Fergie after she became a hot topic in tabloids around the world in 1992. He refused to speak to her after that and she was turned away from many royal events.
According to Telegraph journalist Camilla Tomini, while the patriarch of the royal family never fully forgave Sarah, he softened his stance towards her in the later years of his life.
“Prince Philip has never really forgiven Fergie for some unfortunate headlines of the past,” Tomini previously said, “It used to be that when the Queen invited Fergie and the girls to Balmoral, he would disappear And moving to the Isle of Wight because he didn’t want to be in a place like him. He kind of melted that he was at the wedding of both Eugenie and Beatrice.”
Prince Philip died on April 9, 2005. He was 99 years old.