Meghan Markle and Harry were ‘too electric’ for Royal Family ‘like Diana’ – expert

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MEGHAN MARKLE and Prince Harry became “too electric” for the Royal Family, according to an expert, who compared the couple to Princess Diana.

Ms Pasternak said Meghan and Harry’s popularity echoed that of the Princess of Wales.

She said: “Harry and Meghan were suddenly too electric.

“They made the Cambridges seem dowdy, suburban, and rather dull.”

Speaking to Vanity Fair for their May cover story, Ms Pasternak said echoes of Diana could be seen in Harry, while William is closer to Prince Charles.

She told the outlet: “William and Harry are playing out the dynamic of their parents.”

According to the report, Harry shares Diana’s “fury at the tabloid press” and also blew “up the family’s cone of silence in a blockbuster interview”.

Ms Pasternak then added: “William is very aligned with his father in his sense of duty above emotion.”

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend the Mountbatten Festival of Music at Royal Albert Hall on March 07, 2020 in London,

Meghan Markle news: The expert also said Harry and William ‘are playing out the dynamic of their parents’ (Image: PA)

Express.co.uk timeline of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex’s relationship

Meghan Markle news: The Sussex royals stood down from the Royal Family earlier this year (Image: EXPRESS)

Harry and Meghan permanently stepped back from royal duties in 2021.

A statement from Buckingham Palace said at the time: “Following conversations with The Duke, The Queen has written confirming that in stepping away from the work of The Royal Family it is not possible to continue with the responsibilities and duties that come with a life of public service.

“The honorary military appointments and Royal patronages held by The Duke and Duchess will therefore be returned to Her Majesty, before being redistributed among working members of The Royal Family.

“While all are saddened by their decision, The Duke and Duchess remain much loved members of the family.”

In response, the Sussexes said they “remain committed to their duty and service to the UK and around the world, and have offered their continued support to the organisations they have represented regardless of official role.”

Express.co.uk graphic of Prince Philip’s funeral procession

Meghan Markle news: Harry returned to the UK for Prince Philip’s funeral last weekend (Image: EXPRESS)

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Peter Phillips and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex follow Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh's coffin during his funeral

Meghan Markle news: Penny Junor believes Harry and William speaking at Philip’s funeral is ‘ a positive start’ (Image: GETTY)

It comes after Prince Philip’s funeral on Saturday saw Harry and William reunited for the first time since the Sussexes left the UK.

Royal biographer Penny Junor told The Sun they and Charles stayed at Windsor for an hour after the service.

She said: “This was minutes after the funeral and they were all grieving in their own ways.

“There might have been some greetings. And even that is a positive start.

“There is a lot to be unravelled here. This is a falling-out that has gone on for a long time.

“They need the time, space and the trust.”

Source: EXPRESS CO UK

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