“They were never that close, but the reason they’re not speaking is because of the rift between Prince Harry and Prince William,” the insider says. “Harry and William have communicated sparingly over the last year, but none of their communications have been friendly in quite some time. There is real animosity that the brothers have toward one another, and that has spilled over to Meghan and Kate’s relationship, making it very hard for them to be friends or even friendly.”
Meghan, 39, spoke candidly about her relationship with Kate, also 39, for the first time during her and Harry’s CBS tell-all interview on Sunday, March 7.
“If you love me, you don’t have to hate her. And if you love her, you don’t have to hate me,” the retired actress said, noting that the “narrative” that she made the Duchess of Cambridge cry ahead of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s May 2018 wedding was incorrect. “The reverse happened. … A few days before the wedding she was upset about flower girl dresses and it made me cry. It really hurt my feelings.”
While the two women made up after the wedding snafu, the source tells Us that they struggled to form a real bond due to their differences.
“In the beginning of their relationship, Kate…