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    MEGHAN Markle wore a “revenge” wardrobe for her final royal outings and wanted to “go out with a bang”, it has been claimed.  The Duchess of Sussex, 39, captivated royal fans with a breathtaking wardrobe worth £26,400 for her final five-day visit.  ⚠️ Read our Meghan and Harry blog for the latest news on the Royal couple. 6Meghan Markle wore this memorable blue Victoria Beckham dress at the Endeavour Fund Awards at Mansion House during her final royal weekCredit: Getty Images Vanity Fair called her wardrobe at the time a “masterclass in revenge dressing”, and compared her looks to Princess Diana’s infamous little black dress the night Prince Charles did his bombshell interview about Camilla.  Now authors Omid Scobie and...
    Princess Diana would have got Prince Harry and Prince William together and 'made them work through their issues', Finding Freedom author Omid Scobie claims. According to the British journalist, the late royal was keen on 'transparency' and would have defended William, 38, and Harry, 35, and his 'treatment within the royal family'. Speaking to ET Online, the author said that the 'bond of brotherhood is extremely important to Harry', and predicted that the siblings will get back on track.  Scroll down for video  Princess Diana (seen left in 1989) would have got Prince Harry and Prince William together and 'made them work through their issues', Finding Freedom author Omid Scobie claims He said: 'Diana definitely would've got Harry and William...
    THE co-author of a bombshell biography of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry has denied claims he interviewed the couple for the book. Finding Freedom by Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand was released in the UK on Tuesday and features explosive claims about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. ⚠️ Read our Meghan and Harry blog for the latest news on the Royal couple. 7Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have said they were not involved in the book Finding FreedomCredit: AP:Associated Press 7Omid Scobie is the co-author of 'Finding Freedom'Credit: Refer to Caption 7The unofficial biography came out on Tuesday in the UKCredit: EPA 7Scobie denied the Royal couple had been interviewed for the book The book chronicles their love story...
    The Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Phil Noble/Pool/Getty Images "Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan and the Making of a Modern Royal Family" by Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand was released on August 11.  Scobie and Durand spoke to anonymous sources close to the story to give fans a behind-the-scenes glimpse into their relationship and their royal exit. The book claims to give insight into both small and major details, from their date nights in front of the TV at Kensington Palace, to how Markle was finally introduced to the Queen. "The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were not interviewed and did not contribute to 'Finding Freedom,'" a spokesperson for the couple said when approached by Insider. "This book...
    PRINCE Harry admitted taking a private jet home from a climate change event was a 'mistake', a bombshell biography has claimed. The Duke of Sussex was widely criticised for flying on the jet to London from Sicily after giving an impassioned lecture about saving the environment at a Google climate retreat. ⚠️ Read our Meghan and Harry blog for the latest news on the Royal couple. 4Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are seen getting off the plane in TongaCredit: Getty Images 4Meghan Markle was previously pictured holding Archie after getting on a private plane to fly to FranceCredit: The Mega Agency Dozens of A-listers reportedly flocked to the event, some choosing to stay on giant polluting superyachts during their time...
    MEGHAN Markle and Prince Harry announced baby Archie's birth in a special Royal WhatsApp after telling the Queen, a new biography has claimed. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex welcomed their son in May 2019 - just a year after tying the knot in their whirlwind romance. ⚠️ Read our Meghan and Harry blog for the latest news on the Royal couple. 5Meghan Markle shows off baby Archie to the delighted Queen, surrounded by Harry, Prince Philip and her mum DoriaCredit: PA:Press Association And the new biography Finding Freedom has revealed how the couple shared the news with the delighted Royal Family - naturally telling the Queen and Prince Philip first. The explosive new book, which was released this week,...
    There has been much speculation over who set up  Prince Harry and Meghan Markle back in July 2016, but now it appears the identity of the mystery friends has finally been confirmed. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex's bombshell biography Finding Freedom, released yesterday and co-authored by journalists Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand, suggests Misha Nonoo and Markus Anderson were behind the couple's first meeting. It's thought the Duchess' close pals, the former being a British fashion designer and the latter Soho House’s global membership director, set Harry, 35, and Meghan, 39, who are now living in the US, up on a blind date in London.  'Despite reports that Violet von Westenholz had set up the date, it was mostly...
    Meghan Markle pulled out of attending Pippa Middleton and James Matthew's wedding because she didn't want to 'create a media circus' and chose a 'deliberately unflashy gown' for the reception, Finding Freedom claims. The Duke, 35, and Duchess of Sussex, 39, claim they were not interviewed for the book and did not contribute to the tale by authors Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand, which provides a high level of personal detail and a dramatic account of the events leading up to the Sussexes' departure from royal life.   The authors detail how Carole Middleton, 65, and Pippa, 36, 'reluctantly' invited Meghan to Pippa's Berkshire wedding in May 2017, but 'privately harboured concerns' that her presence alongside Prince Harry would 'overshadow the main event.'...
    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's explosive new biography Finding Freedom has became an Amazon bestseller within 24 hours of its release. The controversial biography written by Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand was released yesterday and is already top of the media giant's bestsellers list as royal fans rush to pre-order their copy, while it also hit the number one on the UK and US sites. The Duke, 35, and Duchess of Sussex, 39, claim they were not interviewed for the book and did not contribute to the tale by authors Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand, which provides a high level of personal detail and a dramatic account of the events leading up to the Sussexes' departure from royal life.    Palace insiders have...
    Royal experts have delivered their scathing verdicts on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's new explosive biography Finding Freedom.  The controversial new book written by Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand was released yesterday and raised eyebrows for its gushing praise and intimate knowledge of the Duke, 35, and Duchess of Sussex, 39. Royal expert Richard Kay said the biography 'not only fuels the suggestions that the couple either hand-fed these anecdotes – so precise and so private – to authors Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand themselves, or allowed others to do so on their behalf, it also invites the kind of intrusion they are so quick to deplore'.  Meanwhile other commentators have criticised the book for 'choking readers' with it's 'exhausting'...
    The authors of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's new biography Finding Freedom have confirmed that they spoke with the couple 'when appropriate' in an acknowledgement buried at the back of the explosive book. The controversial biography written by Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand was released yesterday and raised eyebrows for its gushing praise and intimate knowledge of the Duke, 35, and Duchess of Sussex, 39. As the book was released, Scobie gave interviews denying ever interviewing the couple for the book and insisted that it was their 'many' friends who provided insights. However the author's note appears to acknowledge that the writers worked with the couple on the biography, reading: 'We have spoken with close friends of Harry and Meghan,...
    THE QUEEN will find the explosive new biography about Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s lives a “huge source of irritation” according to a royal author. The unofficial biography was released yesterday and features explosive claims about Megxit and the couple’s relationship. 3The Queen will find Finding Freedom a "huge source of irritation" according to a royal authorCredit: AP:Associated Press And Nigel Cawthorne author of Prince Andrew, Epstein and the Palace says that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex might “never recover” from the repercussions of the tome. Speaking to Fabulous digital, Cawthorne said: “The Queen and Charles will find Finding Freedom a huge source of irritation. “There is enough in the book to suggest that the degree of separation between...
    Meghan Markle was 'furious' with members of her family after 'absurd claims' were made against her as her relationship with Prince Harry heated up, the couple's new bombshell biography claims. The Duke of Sussex couldn't believe how 'badly' his new partner's relatives had behaved after giving a series of interviews accusing her of turning her back on her 'problem' half-sister Samantha and father Thomas. Meghan and her 'estranged' sibling had not seen each other in more than a decade, the authors of Finding Freedom say, and had only bumped into each other twice since they were children. Meghan Markle was 'furious' with members of her family after 'absurd claims' were made against her as her relationship with Prince Harry...
    After all the sound and fury, at last the book itself – delivered to my desk via the click of a computer mouse as if the risk of handling it might be every bit as explosive as the bombshell revelations it was said to contain. How do we know this? Because the 'fact-driven' authors say so themselves, claiming that Finding Freedom is the fruit of hundreds of hours of conversations and interviews with 'more than 100 sources'. But after ploughing through all 354 pages many will be left wondering if those numbers are mere window dressing and that there are actually only two sources who mattered – Harry and Meghan themselves. Certainly, page after page drips with self-pity and indignation...
    Royal expert Penny Junor has questioned whether Harry and Meghan 'colluded' with the Finding Freedom authors and says the couple would have 'kicked up a fuss' about the book had they not been involved. The controversial biography written by Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand was released today and raised eyebrows for its gushing praise and intimate knowledge of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Ms Junor, author of Prince Harry: Brother, Soldier, Son, Husband, told MailOnline: 'The authors have some extraordinarily personal and private details about Harry and Meghan, but the couple have said they didn't speak to them directly and we have to take their word for it. 'What seems absolutely clear, however, is that they colluded. If not, they...
    Controversial new Harry and Meghan biography Finding Freedom was finally released today and unleashed a new wave of revelations about the Sussexes' strained relationship with the Royal family and Megxit. But eyebrows have been raised by the fullsome praise heaped on the couple in the book by both the authors and an army of unnamed friends and sources. Authors Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand provide very detailed accounts of the couples' intimate moments and inner thoughts - but the Duke and Duchess of Sussex claim they were not interviewed and did not contribute to the book. Scobie said today that while they did not interview the couple, 'many' friends gave them insights - providing 'a lens to the couple through...
    PRINCE Harry and Meghan Markle’s unofficial biography Finding Freedom has been released in the UK today and features multiple revealing claims.  The biography lays bare the Sussexes’ controversial split from the royal family - but it isn’t the only royal book making waves.  ⚠️ Read our Meghan and Harry blog for the latest news on the Royal couple. Unofficial biography Finding Freedom is out today and has numerous claims about Meghan and Harry leaving the royal family Finding Freedom reveals the hurt feelings caused by the decision of Harry and Meghan to go into self-imposed exile - dubbed Megxit. Authors Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand have had access to more than 100 people for the book and sources say it...
    Given it has been making headlines for several weeks now, avid royal fans might be surprised to discover that Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan and the Making of a Modern Royal Family, the new biography of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle that has been written with their blessing and the co-operation of their friends, is only published today. The juiciest bits of the book were serialized in advance of its publication, and generated many stories—covered in full by The Daily Beast. Key revelations included that Harry and Meghan didn’t like being silenced, hate the press, hate social media trolls, felt their star power was under-appreciated by the palace, that Kate was not warm and welcoming to Meghan, that...
    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's bombshell biography Finding Freedom has taken a swipe at Prince William and Kate Middleton's decision to have live-in help, revealing that the Sussexes didn't want the same for their family. The book, out today and co-authored by journalists Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand, details how the Duke, 35, and Duchess of Sussex, 39, decided not to have any live-in staff. Instead, Harry and Meghan first hired a night nurse for their son Archie, now one, but were 'forced to let her go' during her second shift 'for being unprofessional' before 'requesting a nanny to work weekdays', according to the authors. However, it is now thought that Meghan's mother, Doria Ragland, a former social worker, is acting as an 'unofficial nanny'...
    MEGHAN Markle was “furious” with her brother and sister when they started making “absurd claims” against her, a new book has claimed. Prince Harry could also not believe how “badly” Meghan’s family behaved after they gave a series of interviews accusing the duchess of shunning Samantha because of her MS – and ignoring their dad, according to the bombshell biography Finding Freedom, published today. ⚠️ Read our Meghan and Harry blog for the latest news on the Royal couple. 7Meghan Markle was said to be furious after her estranged sister made 'absurd' claims against herCredit: Getty Images 7The biography claimed Samantha Markle, Meghan's half-sister, has not spoken to the duchess in more than a decadeCredit: SPLASH NEWS AND PICTURES 7Thomas Markle Jr has...
    The Duchess of Sussex was the victim of 'racist and sexist tropes' in Britain from commentators and royal courtiers who were resistant to change, the author of the controversial new biography Finding Freedom claimed today. Omid Scobie's book was finally released today after weeks of revelations from its pages telling Harry and Meghan's side of the Megxit story. It offers highly personal insights - although Scobie and co-author Carolyn Durand claim they did not interview Harry and Meghan, and the couple did not co-operate. They do say, however, that 'many' friends gave them details for the book and that every revelation is confirmed by at least two sources. Scobie said the authors 'had a lens to the couple through their friends...
    MEGHAN Markle and Prince Harry were told not to defend themselves after Palace insiders branded her "Duchess Difficult", it was claimed today. Meghan, 39, was reportedly given the nickname by staff after demanding behaviour and aides quitting. ⚠️ Read our Meghan and Harry blog for the latest news on the Royal couple. 6Meghan and Harry were told not to defend themselves against stories from Palace aides, it has been claimedCredit: PA:Press Association As Harry and Meghan’s unauthorised biography Finding Freedom was released today one of its authors, Omid Scobie, gave an interview to Andi Peters on the Lorraine show this morning. He said much of the couple's decision to step down as senior royals stemmed from being unable to speak out...
    The Latest: Virus reemerges in New Zealand after 102 days Police in Maryland are investigating after vile racist slurs, including the N-word, were sprayed onto a high school sports field Finding Freedom Reveals Prince Harrys Most Painful Setback for Meghan Markle to Witness © Samir Hussein/WireImage Meghan Markle and Prince Harry may have made the decision to step down as senior members of the royal family on March 31, but there were some things they were sad to leave behind about their former life. In the new tell-all book Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan and the Making of the Modern Royal Family, royal reporters Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand note that the loss of Harry's honorary military appointments has...
    Meghan Markle's faith plays a central role in her life while prayer and conversations with God have got her through the 'darkest moments', a source claims in Finding Freedom. In the hotly-anticipated biography by authors Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand, which is out today, the insider claims the Duchess of Sussex's 'spirituality' saw her gather her Suits castmates for a 'prayer circle' before they began filming.  According to the source, who is reportedly a close friend and has often prayed with Meghan, 39, both she and Harry have been on a 'journey of faith together' during their relationship. The Sussexes, who stepped down as working royals in March after a series of final engagements in the UK, recently moved to...
    FINDING Freedom, the book about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle written by the royal reporters Carolyn Durand and Omid Scobie, goes on sale today. Are you looking to pick up a copy? Here's how to get your hands on it for free. 2Finding Freedom is serialised by The Times and The Sunday Times The revealing book about the Sussexes has already generated discussion, and you can finally snap it up today. The hardback is currently priced at £13.60 on Amazon, and the Kindle edition £9.99, but if you sign up to an Audible trial you can listen to it completely free. Get 'Finding Freedom' for free with an Audible trial - here All new members to...
    Prince Harry knew Meghan Markle was his soulmate when she went for a pee in the woods on their first trip abroad, it is revealed in their bombshell biography, Finding Freedom, which hits shelves today. The much-anticipated book, co-written by Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand, lifts the lid on the the events that led to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex deciding to take a step back from the royal family.  Among the revelations is a story about a trip the couple made to Botswana for a secret luxury camping getaway, six weeks after their first date in July 2016. Prince Harry knew Meghan Markle was his soulmate when she went for a pee in the woods on their...
    Princes William and Harry are working towards mending the 'hurtful' rift that has all but torn the once-inseparable brothers apart, the author of a new biography about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex has claimed.  Carolyn Durand, who co-authored Finding Freedom alongside royal correspondent Omid Scobie, spoke to the Today show about some of the revelations within its pages, and opened up about what caused Harry, 35, and his brother William, 38, to fall out.  According to Durand, the rift between the two brothers began in 2016, when Harry and Meghan first started dating - and was sparked by a conversation during which William urged his younger brother to slow the romance down and to 'take some more time getting...
    Meghan Markle helped guide Prince Harry on his very public 'woke' journey, the authors of the couple's upcoming biography Finding Freedom have claimed. The Duchess of Sussex, who is currently residing with her husband in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, played a pivotal role in helping her husband become more attuned to racism, according to authors Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand. Speaking to the National Public Radio in the United States, Mr Scobie said: 'Harry's journey to wokeness has been very public.  'We've seen him learning and educating himself along the way, but this experience of witnessing Meghan face racist remarks and commentary would have been the first time he'd seen someone in his life or someone he was particularly close...
    MEGHAN Markle's team leaked details of the High Court privacy row to Finding Freedom author Omid Scobie, bombshell documents claimed today. The Duchess of Sussex is suing Associated Newspapers (ANL), the publisher of the Mail on Sunday, after a “private” letter she sent to her estranged father Thomas Markle, 76, was revealed. ⚠️ Read our Meghan and Harry blog for the latest news on the Royal couple. 8Meghan Markle is suing the publisher of the Mail on Sunday after a letter she wrote to her estranged father was releasedCredit: Getty Images 8Omid Scobie, the biographer of Finding Freedom, was mentioned in court documents today The 39-year-old claims publishing the letter was an “invasion of her privacy” but ANL says its existence was already...
    When is the best time to buy a car? Hyundai and Mazda Up, Toyota and Honda Down as U.S. Auto Sales Show Mixed Results Hate Cleaning The Toilet? Never Scrub Another Toilet Again Ad Microsoft Full screen 1/5 SLIDES © Provided by Best Life 3 More Explosive Royal Tell-Alls That Shed New Light on Harry and Meghan While the royal family is still reeling from the explosive allegations of the upcoming Prince Harry and Meghan Markle biography Finding Freedom, there are a few more tell-alls about the behind-the-scenes battles in the House of Windsor that are sure to add fuel to the fire. Palace insiders are...
    Kate Middleton has been left reeling by the new bombshell biography about the Sussexes while conversations between Prince Harry and Prince William are now 'stilted and difficulted', according to royal experts. Finding Freedom, which is released next week, authors Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand, lays bare a rift between Prince Harry, 35, and Meghan Markle, 38, and the rest of the Firm.  Royal author Andrew Morton has revealed how Kate has been left 'devastated' by the feud enveloping the royal family, telling New Idea: 'There’s no doubt the rift between Harry and William has deeply affected Kate. It upsets her.' Meanwhile Phil Dampier said the bombshell book would do 'little to heal the relationships' between the Duke and Prince William, 38,...
    Meghan Markle's father Thomas has given up on his daughter and Harry 'completely' since reading new book, Finding Freedom. Thomas Markle, 76, has lost hope of a reunion with Meghan and Prince Harry and 'doesn't trust her' anymore, his son Thomas Markle Jnr has claimed. Thomas Jnr, 53, said his father was left angry after reading extracts of new book Finding Freedom, the Mirror reported. Thomas Markle, 76, (above) has given up on a reunion with his daughter Meghan since reading new book Finding Freedom, his son Thomas Markle Jnr has claimed Meghan's half-brother said that Thomas Snr 'does not trust' his daughter (both pictured) and that he has 'given up on Meghan and Harry completely' Meghan's half-brother Thomas...
    Finding Freedom has left the British family very exposed and all the damage they caused to the Duchess of Sussex Harry of England made his first public appearance on Thursday since the first excerpts from the controversial and biographical book were released. ‘Finding Freedom’, which recounts in great detail those experiences that led the Dukes of Sussex to leave the front line of the British monarchy earlier this year, as well as other curious anecdotes about the brief stay of Meghan Markle in British lands. Through a video conference, andThe duke participated in a new global summit on sustainable tourism organized by his association Travalyst, which he founded last year in collaboration with brands such as Visa, Booking.com,...
    It looks like the world will have to keep calm and carry on without Prince Harry and Prince William being close again, or their wives, Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton, posing for girls-day-out photo ops at Wimbledon. Britain’s Prince William and Kate Duchess of Cambridge, front, with Prince Harry and Meghan Duchess of Sussex, behind, attend the annual Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey in London Monday March 9, 2020. Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and other members of the royal family along with various government leaders and guests are attending the annual Commonwealth Day service, the largest annual interfaith gathering in the United Kingdom.(Phil Harris / Pool via AP)  The brothers once-inseparable bond grew strained during the first two years of...
    If you love The Daily Beast’s royal coverage, then we hope you’ll enjoy The Royalist, a members-only series for Beast Inside. Become a member to get it in your inbox on Sunday. For mischief’s sake, let’s imagine that the Queen and Princess Anne clinked glasses when they triumphantly interrupted Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s week of grandstanding woe. The oldies can still steal the show when you least expect it. In a week otherwise marked by the heady fumes arising from a new book, Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan and the Making of a Modern Royal Family—which can be summarized as “The royals suck, here’s why, and we’re a lot cooler than those saddos”—the Queen and Princess Anne showed that sometimes the...
    During their first public outing together, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry knew something the rest of the world didn't. According to the new book "Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan and the Making of a Modern Royal Family," when the pair made their first public appearance together at the 2017 Toronto Invictus Games, they were already engaged to be married, People magazine reports. Markle and Harry, now 38 and 35 respectively, met in 2016 on a blind date. PRINCE HARRY, MEGHAN MARKLE PRIVACY LAWSUIT A 'FISHING EXPEDITION' TO 'DISCOURAGE' PAPARAZZI, TABLOIDS: EXPERT During their big day out, Markle even dropped a very subtle hint that Harry was already her groom-to-be. Meghan Markle (left) and Prince Harry at the 2017 Toronto Invictus...
    6 months of coronavirus. 150,000 dead. 5 CDC Safety Guidelines That Way Too Many Restaurants Are Ignoring Meghan Markle Was Scolded for Wearing M and H Necklace, Book Claims © Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images Right from the start, Meghan Markle got a sense of how strict the royal family was. In a new excerpt from the upcoming book Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan and the Making of the Modern Royal Family, royal reporters Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand share how the former Suits star was apparently scolded at the beginning of her and Prince Harry's relationship. The excerpt, posted by People, claims that Meghan was "distraught" after she got in trouble for wearing a necklace that had the initials "H" and "M" in...
    Meghan Markle’s wardrobe received pushback from palace aides long before she became Prince Harry’s wife. As alleged in the forthcoming book “Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan and the Making of a Modern Royal Family,” the former “Suits” actress, 38, is said to have come under fire after she was seen wearing a 14k gold Maya Brenner initial necklace ($300) adorned with an “H” and “M” in late 2016. “She was advised that wearing such a necklace only served to encourage the photographers to keep pursuing such images — and new headlines,” authors Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand claimed in the book, according to an excerpt obtained by People. Meghan, who started dating Harry, 35, that year, was said to have...
    Meghan Markle’s wardrobe received pushback from palace aides long before she became Prince Harry’s wife. As alleged in the forthcoming book “Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan and the Making of a Modern Royal Family,” the former “Suits” actress, 38, is said to have come under fire after she was seen wearing a 14k gold Maya Brenner initial necklace ($300) adorned with an “H” and “M” in late 2016. “She was advised that wearing such a necklace only served to encourage the photographers to keep pursuing such images — and new headlines,” authors Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand claimed in the book, according to an excerpt obtained by People. Meghan, who started dating Harry, 35, that year, was said to have...
    MEGHAN Markle's wedding tiara row DID happen - but she blames the Queen's favourite dresser, the authors of new book Finding Freedom claim. Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand, who wrote the tell-all biography, say Harry felt the Queen's dresser Angela Kelly deliberately dragged her feet in helping Meghan choose a tiara for their 2018 wedding day. 9Meghan Markle pictured on her wedding day wearing Queen Mary's 1932 tiaraCredit: Getty Images - Getty 9Queen Mary's Diamond Bandeau, picturedCredit: Royal Collection Trust/All Rights Reserved 9Harry reportedly felt Angela Kelly deliberately dragged her feet in helping Meghan find a tiaraCredit: PA:Press Association Angela Kelly, 52, has worked with the Queen since 2002 and is now her personal assistant and senior dresser having...
    MEGHAN Markle "emboldened" Prince Harry to quit the Royal Family - but he already wanted to leave, the authors of 'Finding Freedom' have claimed. Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand, who have co-written the tell-all biography say Harry was "very much on board with distancing himself from the public eye" but needed someone strong enough to stand by his side. 6Meghan Markle is said to have 'emboldened' Prince Harry to quit royal lifeCredit: PA:Press Association 6Finding Freedom is due for release next monthCredit: The Mega Agency The authors write: "While the British media often blamed royal wives, in Harry's case, he was very much on board with distancing himself from the public eye. "It's why he gravitated to the military, avoided...
    The publication of the first excerpts from the long-awaited biography of the Dukes of Sussex, ‘Finding Freedom’, has been the perfect excuse for Thomas Markle Return to the charge by granting a new interview to the tabloid The Sun, in which he claims to be ashamed of the behavior that his daughter and son-in-law have been displaying since their departure from the hard core of the British monarchy was made official. “It is the worst possible time for them to complain and whine about anything, because the rest of the world is suffering because of the coronavirus pandemic,” said the father of Meghan making reference to the content of the book, which has been written without the direct participation...
    A GOSSIP columnist and friend of Meghan Markle’s has emerged as the possible source for the bombshell royal biography, Finding Freedom. Lainey Lui, who runs the website Lainey Gossip, knows Meghan through her ‘ex-pal’ Jessica Mulroney's husband Ben who worked with Lainey for 15 years on Etalk. 5Parallels have been drawn between Lainey Lui's gossip website and Harry and Meghan's Finding Freedom bookCredit: Getty Images Lainey, 46, often shares thoughts and insights on the Sussexes on her website, and parallels have been drawn between her words and the passages in Omid Scobie’s and Carolyn Durand’s book. The Daily Mail points out that Lainey refers to palace staff who she claims leak stories to the press as “viper courtiers” in May....
    Coronavirus may close one-third of Americas museums for good, directors say How the Hamptons got even bougier in summer 2020 Meghan Markle and Prince Harrys Bombshell Biography Features Unprecedented Insight, Royal Expert Says © AP Could Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's life significantly be affected by a new biography? Royal expert Katie Nicholl exclusively talks to ET about Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan and the Making of a Modern Royal Family, a book coming this summer from royal reporters Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand. It's reportedly filled with bombshells about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's life in the spotlight, including "fascinating insight" about their first dates, drama within the royal family, their decision to step down as senior members and their...
    Thomas Markle has told his daughter Meghan and her husband Prince Harry that it is the 'worst time in the world to be whining', following the publication of an explosive biography into their relationship with the royal family.  Speaking from his home in Rosario, Mexico, he criticised the Sussexes and said he doesn't 'really appreciate what Meghan has become'.  The biography, Finding Freedom, has laid bare the friction and tensions that led to Megxit following a breakdown in the relationship between Harry and Meghan and the rest of the Royal Family.  Now, Mr Markle, 76, who was also mentioned in the book by Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand, has criticised his daughter and her husband on its release.  Thomas Markle...
    Oh, what a sickening sense of deja vu.  Reading the revelations about Harry and Meghan in Finding Freedom over recent days has reminded me all too eerily of Andrew Morton’s book, Diana: Her True Story. It was just as explosive as this book — and proved deeply damaging.  Almost 28 years on, the parallels between Diana and now the Sussexes are unsettlingly close.  Yesterday, in the latest tranche of jaw-dropping details, we learned that Meghan, when filming her legal TV drama Suits in Toronto, would ‘occasionally set up a paparazzi photo here and there or let info slip out to the Press’.  So much for jealously guarding one’s privacy! Diana did exactly the same.  Penny Junor warns 'the parallels...
    The Duke and Duchess of Sussex's biography is already the bestselling book on Amazon UK, two weeks ahead of its release.  Finding Freedom, by Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand, is not released until August 11 but is already top of the media giant's bestsellers list as royal fans rush to pre-order their copy. The book is at number 14 on the US chart at the time of writing.  Scobie and Duran they have spoken to more than 100 sources including 'close friends of Harry and Meghan's, royal aides and palace staff (past and present)', with all the information in the book having 'at least two sources.'  Finding Freedom, by Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand, is not released until August...
    INTIMATE details revealed in a shocking new biography about Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have today hinted at the couple giving more access than they have admitted. Finding Freedom revealed Prince Harry was the first one to say "I love you", while detailing messages that Meghan sent her estranged father Thomas Markle in the lead up to her wedding. ⚠️Read our Meghan and Harry blog for the latest news on the Royal couple. 8Meghan Markle and Prince Harry 'did not contribute' to Finding Freedom, a spokesperson claimedCredit: AFP Excerpts from the biography, published in the Times and Sunday Times over the weekend, also revealed how the Duke of Sussex's relationship with his brother Prince William had become strained after...
    The Queen will be the person 'most upset' by the new bombshell book on Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, a source has claimed.  Finding Freedom is a biography written by journalists Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand, who are supporters of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, and have set out to 'correct the record' and shift the spotlight on to their charitable ventures.  It makes new claims about tensions between the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and the Royal Family - but a source has claimed it will 'open old wounds at a time when everyone wanted to move on.' 'It's going to open old wounds at a time when everyone wanted to move on,' the family source claimed, speaking to Vanity...
    THE QUEEN will be the “person most upset” by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s new biography, sources have claimed. Finding Freedom, by Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand and serialised by the Times, has lifted the lid on intimate details of the royal couple’s relationship and their departure from the UK. ⚠️Read our Meghan and Harry blog for the latest news on the Royal couple. 3Insiders claim that the Queen will be the "person most upset" by Harry and Meghan's new biography Finding FreedomCredit: AP:Associated Press And insiders claim that it is Harry’s grandmother the Queen who will be most affected by the book. Speaking to Vanity Fair, a source close to the royal family said: “It's going to open old wounds at...
    MEGHAN Markle snubbed Kate Middleton when she gave her flowers as a peace offering, it has been revealed. The Duchess of Sussex was unimpressed with the gesture after frosty relations between the pair were reported to have hit an all-time low. ⚠️Read our Meghan and Harry blog for the latest news on the Royal couple. 9Meghan Markle snubbed Kate Middleton when she gave her flowers as a peace offering, it has been revealedCredit: Paul Edwards - The Sun 9The Duchess of Sussex was unimpressed with the gesture after frosty relations between the pair were reported to have hit an all-time lowCredit: PA:Press Association Both royals were said to be upset by headlines about the “duelling duchesses” so Kate tried to...
    Apparently, it was this year's Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey that was the final straw for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. According to the authors of Finding Freedom: 'After the service, Meghan flew back to Canada to return to Archie. 'Meg just wanted to get home,' said a friend, noting that the Duchess was emotionally bruised and exhausted. 'At that point she couldn't imagine wanting to set a foot back into anything royal again.' ' Really? I was covering that event at the Abbey in March — and that is not my recollection at all. I shall come back to the intriguing differences between the event as it is described in the book and what I saw with my...
    Day three of the extracts and already many of us are royally keen to find freedom from Finding Freedom: the new book that charts the desperate flight of a family of refugees from the ermine-clad clutches of the British monarchy. The suffering of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, who have fled from a luxurious mansion in Windsor to seek sanctuary in a luxurious mansion in Hollywood via a luxurious mansion in Vancouver, is not for the faint-hearted. Over hundreds of tear-stained pages, authors Carolyn Durand and Omid Scobie chronicle the litany of cruelty and oppression that the Sussexes endured during their short-term membership of the Royal Family. If you have a peeled onion to hand, please feel free...
    Rumours that Meghan Markle left Kate Middleton in tears following a bridesmaid fitting for Princess Charlotte have been slammed as 'ridiculous and false' by those close to her, an explosive new biography claims. Just months after the May 2018 royal wedding, stories circulated that Meghan had reduced Kate to tears with her 'strict demands', with the Duchess of Cambridge also said to be 'feeling quite emotional', having just given birth to Prince Louis.  But Finding Freedom, the hotly-anticipated book lifting the lid on the Sussexes' exit from The Firm, suggests that while Meghan and Kate were 'a little stressed', there were no tears at the fitting, according to an excerpt published in The Sunday Times. Months after the royal...
    John Lewis to make final journey across Edmund Pettus Bridge in procession 30 Cheap Costco Buys That Make the Membership Worth It Meghan Markle & Kate Middleton Were Never Feuding, Per Finding Freedom © Karwai Tang - Getty Images According to new book Finding Freedom, the rumors regarding a feud between Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton were largely fabricated. According to new book Finding Freedom, the rumors regarding a feud between Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton were largely fabricated. In an extract published in The Sunday Times, it's been revealed, "they were not at war with each other." Reports of friction at a bridesmaid fitting for Meghan's royal wedding have also been dismissed as untrue. Ahead of...
    A HEARTBROKEN Meghan Markle sent her dad a final text message before her wedding, a new biography has claimed. Sadly Thomas Markle didn't respond claims, ‘Finding Freedom’, which tells the story of how Meghan and Prince Harry stepped down from the Royal Family. 3Thomas Markle was due to walk his daughter up the aisleCredit: Channel 5 3Prince Harry and Meghan Markle after their wedding at Windsor Castle Credit: PA:Press Association Harry, 35, and his 38-year-old wife now live in Los Angeles with their 14-month-old son Archie after stepping down from royal duties in March. New excerpts of the books in the Sunday Times, looks at the attention focused on Thomas Markle in the run up to Harry and Meghan’s wedding...
    HARRY and Meghan have failed to grasp that duty must go with royal privilege. Before their exit from The Firm they were the golden couple that could have had almost anything. 3Harry and Meghan come across as a pair of self-pitying whinging divas in Finding Freedom — the new book which appears to have their seal of approvalCredit: Splash News But in Finding Freedom, the new book which appears to have their seal of approval, they come across as a pair of self-pitying divas ready to whinge at the least perceived slight. They felt snubbed and ignored by other royals and were at war with the old Palace guard, regarded by one of their pals as “vipers”. Instead of sticking...
    They all insist that there were no interviews and that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex did not contribute to Finding Freedom – but questions remained last night about how the authors managed to secure such access and detail about the couple and their lives. Intriguingly, co-author Omid Scobie recently described how he ‘hugged’ Meghan during an emotional farewell in March just hours before she quit Britain and has also boasted of enjoying a ‘one-on-one’ discussion with Harry. The Sussexes, who now live in California, attempted to distance themselves from the book. A spokesman said that the couple ‘were not interviewed and did not contribute to Finding Freedom’, adding: ‘The book is based on the authors’ own experiences as members...
    SPECULATION is at fever pitch over whether Harry and Meghan helped out with the new biography. Insiders are asking if they let friends like TV reporter Tom Bradby and fashion stylist Jessica Mulroney, both suspected of being involved, speak to the writers on their behalf. 3Speculation is at fever pitch over whether Harry and Meghan helped out with the new biographyCredit: Splash News 3Insiders are asking if Meg and Harry let friends like TV reporter Tom Bradby speak to the writers on their behalfCredit: Getty Images - Getty Finding Freedom talks about texts between Harry and Meghan and the exact meal Harry and the Queen had for a final heart-to-heart at Windsor. One royal source said: “They clearly have a...
    IT is easy to forget – and painful to remember – how united this country felt when Prince Harry married Meghan Markle in May, 2018. There were multiple reasons for our collective euphoria. 9A new biography tells of Harry and Meghan's resentment towards members of the Royal Family - including Prince WilliamCredit: AFP or licensors 9Finding Freedom makes it horribly clear that Harry and Meghan have a high opinion of themselvesCredit: The Mega Agency Here was the happy-ever-after for Harry, who millions of us remembered as a broken-hearted boy walking behind his mother’s coffin when he was just 12 years old, the royal whose popularity — despite a few youthful foibles — was exceeded only by the Queen herself. And...
    PRINCE Harry was left angry about what he felt was his older brother’s snobbish tone to Meghan Markle when he referred to her as "this girl". Their conversation came as the younger royal’s relationship with his future wife was blossoming, a new book Harry and Meghan's split from the Royal Family claims ⚠️Read our Meghan and Harry blog for the latest news on the Royal couple. 7Prince Harry took offence at what he thought was his brother's snobbishnessCredit: AFP or licensors 7Credit: Evening Standard “Don’t feel you need to rush this. Take as much time as you need to get to know this girl,” said William. The extracts - quoted in The Sunday Times - explain how Harry heard a...
    A REVEALING new book on Harry and Meghan says relations between the Sussexes and the Cambridges grew so bitter that by March the couples were snubbing each other. 'Finding Freedom' also claims that a website designed to clarify Harry and Meghan's future was "deeply upsetting" to members of the royal family and "hurt the Queen". 7Looking glum back in January 2020, while watching a flypast from the balcony at Buckingham Palace in LondonCredit: PA:Press Association What is the new Harry and Meghan biography about? Finding Freedom, serialised by The Times and The Sunday Times, claims the upset royal couples hardly spoke at the Commonwealth service at Westminster Abbey in March, despite not having seen each other since January. The book's...
    HARRY and Meghan's painful split from the Royal family is laid bare in a new tell-all book. Finding Freedom has allowed the ex-HRHs to give their side of the controversial story in this unofficial biography, based on the Megxit scandal. 5Cover of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's new book, 'Finding Freedom'Credit: The Mega Agency Is Finding Freedom out in the UK? The first instalment of a serialised version of the book Finding Freedom has already appeared in the Times. It reveals the hurt feelings caused by the decision of Harry and Meghan to go into self-imposed exile - dubbed Megxit. 'Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan and the Making of a Modern Royal Family' is being re-drafted at the moment and...
    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle abandoned an audacious plan to ambush the Queen with their decision to quit as senior royals, it was revealed last night. The disillusioned couple had agreed on a Christmas retreat in Canada they would part ways with The Firm and wished to tell Her Majesty in person. But when they were denied an immediate audience, Harry 'toyed with the idea' of driving straight from the airport to Sandringham to confront his grandmother. Extracts from Finding Freedom, the biography serialised in the Times and Sunday Times, claim the Duke backed off the idea because the spectacular breach of royal protocol would have further 'ruffled feathers'. A source close to the couple told authors Omid Scobie and...
    The Duchess of Cambridge snubbed Meghan during the Sussex's final royal engagement on Commonwealth Day, according to the authors of an explosive new book has claimed.  Omid Scobie, who wrote the book, Finding Freedom, claims Meghan faced racism from royal courtiers.  He told The Times during the Commonwealth Day engagement: 'Meghan tried to make eye contact with Kate, the duchess barely acknowledged her.  The Duke and Duchess of Sussex's final royal engagement was the Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey, in March before Harry and Meghan quit royal life Harry and Meghan, pictured, were unhappy with royal life according to an explosive new book It is claimed the Duchess of Cambridge, pictured, snubbed Meghan during the engagement  ...
    Prince Harry and Prince Williams' relationship began to break down shortly after the younger royal announced he was going to marry Meghan Markle.  A new biography claims 'real damaging things were said and done' in the run up to the wedding.  However, Prince William took his brother aside in November 2017 and asked: 'Are you sure about this?'  Prince Harry and his brother Prince William fell out over the treatment of his wife Meghan, right and questions about whether he was certain he wanted to marry the American star Prince William, pictured, asked his brother in November 2017 whether he was sure he wanted to get married, which caused tension between the princes  According to the book, Finding...
    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle had no involvement with a new tell-all book detailing their exit from the British royal family, according to reps for the royals. As Page Six previously reported, journalists Carolyn Durand and Omid Scobie will spill the tea on Megxit in their new biography “Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan and the Making of a Modern Royal Family.” Dey Street Books But the couple is now distancing themselves from the book, saying they had no part in its completion. “The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were not interviewed and did not contribute to ‘Finding Freedom,’” a spokesperson for the couple told Page Six in a statement on Friday. “This book is based on the authors’ own experiences as...
    AMAZON has slashed the price of Meghan and Harry's much-anticipated book before it has been released. Finding Freedom, Harry and Meghan and the Making of a Modern Royal Family has gone down from £20 to £13.60, the Daily Mail revealed. ⚠️Read our Meghan and Harry blog for the latest news on the Royal couple. 3The Duke and Duchess of Sussex's book has been reduced on Amazon before its release dateCredit: The Mega Agency The book, which is due for release next month, will chart the events leading up to the couple's departure from the UK. Author-Journalists Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand have had access to more than 100 people for the book and sources say it will portray the Sussexes in a...