Meghan Markle has a less than stellar reputation when it comes to how she treats people, from family, friends, in-laws and especially staffers. New stories continue to come out about how much of a “nightmare” she could be, and Prince William was incensed by how “that bloody woman” mercilessly treated his staff.
The former actress may see herself as a victim and encourages others to reflect kindness, but many people who have had the unfortunate chance of running across her don’t agree.
These are the latest comments to come out of Robert Lacey’s book about the royal brothers and their deep rift.
The Daily Mail reports, “Quite the contrary. All the mutual friends I have encountered find themselves seeing both points of view — William’s defensiveness of the monarchy as he sees it, and Harry’s defensiveness of his wife.
“Love versus duty. This is what makes it so painful. The friends commiserate with each other over the tragedy they are witnessing, and they frequently discuss how to heal the breach — though with an increasing sense of despair.
“Sussex supporters have noted the bizarre combination of self-promotion and self-pity that characterizes Meghan, and can see why it has infuriated William.
“‘Meghan can be a 500 per cent nightmare,’ some close friends of Harry are among the first to admit. ‘The never-ending PR. She’s just so . . . American!’
“On the opposite side, friends of William and Kate are willing to concede the jealousy the Cambridges once felt at being overshadowed by the megawatt younger brother and his wife.”
This is a rather fascinating conclusion—however, these close friends of Harry’s are wrong in one aspect. The “never-ending PR” isn’t an American trait but reflects Meghan’s previously D-list celebrity background. In Hollywood, those aspiring actors and actresses who lack the necessary skills to make it in the industry utilize the press and PR to attract whatever attention they can in order to further their career. Most mainstream A-listers have incredibly subtle PR and mostly stay out of the limelight. A great example would be Julia Roberts. How often do you see paparazzi pictures of her or endless positive stories unless she is promoting a project?
This relentless need for positive press and public relations attention is purely Meghan Markle.
In addition, Prince William at one point reportedly said when someone pointed out that everyone deals with difficult in-laws, “But look at the way that bloody woman treated my staff — merciless!”
But has she really, really demonstrated compassion, kindness or service, unless it benefits herself?
It’s become evident over the last year that the answer is increasingly no. Her façade may gain her a significant amount of attention, but the public is increasingly getting a peak behind the scenes and the look isn’t good.
From all reports, she is conniving, divisive, toxic, belittling, a nightmare and narcissistic to anyone she deems beneath her or unimportant to whatever objective she has. Sure, when you meet her, she may seem nice, but she can quickly turn on a dime and become rather nasty, if the reports are true.
Meghan Markle attempted to craft an incredibly positive image of herself as a kind and selfless person, unfortunately that only works if those things were actually true. They’re not. As a result, her image and brand continues to crack under the strain of her own behavior.
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