Meghan, 39, spent one of her final days as a senior member of the British royal family carrying out last-minute duties, including a solo meeting with scholars from all over England, Glamour reported on Friday, March 5. After she was finished, she found herself along with royal correspondent Omid Scobie, to whom she delivered her last words before stepping down.
“It didn’t have to be this way,” she said at the time.
The longtime royal reporter recalled the California native’s disposition during the emotional moment, telling the magazine Meghan was “broken” and “so upset and vulnerable.”
He noted, “She was standing in the middle of the palace, and she knew she would never be there again as a working member of the royal family. In that moment you realize it wasn’t just a difficult couple that failed to make it work. It was an entire institution that failed to nurture and protect a newcomer into the fold.”
Scobie said in his interview with Glamour on Friday that Harry, 36, and Meghan never wanted to distance themselves from the royals. “I hope people realize this is a couple that tried everything they could to…