Meghan Markle REVEALS she contacted Queen Elizabeth 'just to check in' after Prince Philip was hospitalised

During Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey, The Duchess of Sussex spoke candidly about her equation with her husband's grandmother, Queen Elizabeth.
Meghan Markle also revealed that The Queen has always been wonderful to her. Meghan Markle REVEALS she contacted Queen Elizabeth 'just to check in' after Prince Philip was hospitalised
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It was in mid-February, when Prince Philip, 99, was hospitalised, getting treated for an infection. In recent developments, Queen Elizabeth's husband underwent a procedure for a pre-existing heart condition and is expected to remain in the hospital for some days. Amid Philip's health condition, Queen Elizabeth had received a 'check in' call from Meghan Markle, as revealed by The Duchess of Sussex on Oprah With Meghan and Harry: A CBS Primetime Special.

Meghan recounted, "I just picked up the phone and I called The Queen just to check in. That’s what we do. It’s like being able to default to not having to every moment go, 'Is that appropriate?'" Markle further shed light on her equation with The Queen, confessing, "The Queen, for example, has always been wonderful to me." Recalling one of her first joint engagements together with The Queen, Meghan remembers how Prince Harry's grandmom asked Markle to join her as she went on the train. The duo had breakfast together that morning and The Queen gave Meghan a beautiful gift.

Moreover, Markle admitted that she just "really loved being in her company." When they were in the car together going between engagements, The Queen gifted The Duchess of Sussex some beautiful pearl earrings and a matching necklace. "And she has a blanket that sits across her, her knees, for warmth and it was chilly and she was like, Meghan, come on, and put it over my knees as well," Markle fondly remembered.

Meghan also confided how there wasn't a lot of anxiety as one would have expected when she met The Queen. However, when Harry asked her if she knows how to "curtsy", Markle was left stumped as she remembered telling Harry, "I thought, this is your grandmother." Harry reminded Meghan that his grandmother is The Queen after which even Fergie, Prince Andrew's ex-wife enquired if she Markle knew how to curtsy. "Apparently I did a very deep courtesy — I don't remember it. It was lovely and easy and thank god I hadn't known a lot about the family — I would have been so in my head about it," Meghan admitted. While Markle has indeed met many celebrities, having lived in LA, meeting the royal family was a "whole different ballgame" for the Duchess.

As for Harry's current equation with his grandmom, who he is very close to, The Duke of Sussex revealed, "My grandmother and I have a really good relationship and an understanding. And I have a deep respect for her. She's my colonel in chief, right? She always will be." Harry also added that he's spoken to his grandmom more this year than he has "in many, many years."

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What do you have to say about Meghan Markle and Prince Harry talking about their current equation with Queen Elizabeth? Share your honest thoughts with Pinkvilla in the comments section below.

Anonymous 3 months ago

As an actress she wanted to get the worlds eye on her and now she is getting it

Anonymous 3 months ago

She knew what she was getting into now she is acting all innocent and playing a victim she is an actress and playing her part well

Anonymous 3 months ago

Megain (Meghan) is a disgrace!! Imagine not surviving with an adorable husband, fabulous house, cars, planes, chefs, butlers! Disgusting! /

Anonymous 3 months ago

I would like to remind that the "toxic environment" is the same that has allowed Mrs Markle to squander millions of euros on maternity clothes and show off gala toilets in which she has always appeared happy and serene. While not questioning that there may be frictions or divergences of views in a family, she was never sad or submissive in public but was happy. Embarrassed or embarassing perhaps, since her husband sometimes had to correct her in public. She wasn't cut out for the royal life is a fact is real reason they preferred to change the "stage ".

Anonymous 3 months ago

I personally think she was acting right through that interview

Anonymous 3 months ago

She got used to freedom and hence did not like the disciplined life.

Anonymous 3 months ago

Everytime MeGain opens her mouth, it's one or another lie.

Anonymous 3 months ago

How many faces this lady Meghan has?

Anonymous 3 months ago

Shes too trashy for the royal family. good thing she got out . Long live British monarchy.

Anonymous 3 months ago

If she chose anyone els to do this for interview or I might have believed. However she made this a racist matter which is totally disloyal to HER HUSBAND'S FAMILY she IN the interview in her own words she stated that their happy faces during Royal appointments was an act! HShe blinked her eyes a lot. Turned her head and little tell tale body language sins that makes one wonder. If she loves and respects Harry how can she do this. It does not fit. Sorry

Anonymous 3 months ago

Well said

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