There’s a reason for everything. Meghan Markle claimed in her CBS tell-all that she had to give up several personal items after marrying into the British royal family — and a royal expert shared the very logical reason for why that was likely done.
“Meghan had to hand in her driving license under security rules,” Robert Lacey, a historian and author who consults for Netflix’s The Crown, told BBC on Tuesday, March 9. “If she went out driving on her own, she would not be protected.”
Robert Finch, a dominion chairman of The Monarchist League of Canada, also told BBC that “one assumes that royals’ valuable personal documents are kept in a safe or safes — under the eye of the overall palace security.” He explained that this method is likely used to ensure that important documentation isn’t misplaced and that it would be available if needed.
“Sounds as if it fitted Meghan’s narrative of being trapped and isolated, but [that] really was routine,” he continued. “Probably anything would be accessible to her if she wanted it.”
During her interview with Prince Harry on Sunday, March 7, Meghan opened up about how she felt unsupported when she reached out for help amid her mental health struggles. “I was really ashamed to say it at the time and ashamed to have to admit it to Harry especially because I know how much loss he has suffered, but I knew that if I didn’t say it, then I would do it,” the…