The British royal family’s Megxit disaster is mostly Prince Harry’s fault for not properly preparing his wife, Meghan Markle, for life as part of the tradition-bound firm, a royal expert says.
“It’s a combination of Harry and Meghan’s fault, mainly Harry for not explaining it to her properly,” Robert Jobson, author of “Prince Philip’s Century,” told Page Six.
“He’s not the sharpest guy, but maybe he didn’t want to explain it. It’s hard work being a member of the royal family. People think it’s not but it is. It’s not glamorous and maybe she didn’t fancy that after at all.”
Jobson didn’t completely absolve the Duchess of Sussex from blame for the couple’s failure to make it in the royal household, since she could have shown more curiosity about what she was getting into.
“It’s up to you to do your own homework if you want to marry into a prestigious family,” he said.
Jobson noted that Markle had little excuse for not knowing how things worked, as the Palace assigned Samantha Cohen, a member of the Queen’s personal team, to help her learn the ins and outs of being a duchess.
Understanding their place in the pecking order, and coming to peace with that, would have prevented the Sussexes from striking out in hopes of finding fortune on their own in Hollywood, he said.
“When she saw that she had the little house and William and Kate were the number one couple she probably didn’t…