“Prince Philip was also very close with Princess Diana.
“So he was the family man, we’ve heard him described as the fun parent.
“But I think he was also a source of guidance to the women marrying into the family.”
Prince Philip played same ‘bridge builder’ role for Meghan Markle as he did for Diana
Ms Langdon said: ‘Prince Philip was also very close with Princess Diana.’
Mr Stefanovic agreed: “I do get that sense.
“He was just a bridge builder, seemed to be reaching out to everybody.
“There was so much affection for him.
“And Meghan and Harry did go out of their way to point out that it wasn’t the Queen or Prince Philip who was responsible for the comments made about Archie’s skin.”
Mr Stefanovic said: ‘He was just a bridge builder, seemed to be reaching out to everybody.’
Ms Langdon said: ‘There was so much affection for him.’
Royal expert Omid Scobie had spoken about the Duchess’ mourning of the Philip on Good Morning America.
He said: “She’ll be sad because this is a loss of a family member for her.
“She grew very close to the Queen and Prince Philip over the recent years.”
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Mr Scobie added: “It was probably her strongest relationship within the family.
“Those relations then get smaller this week.”
Meghan was unable to attend the funeral due to her late stage pregnancy.
Harry went ahead without her, bringing a wreath on their behalf.
The Duchess also reported sent a handwritten letter to the Queen.
Source: EXPRESS CO UK