Royal biographer Andrew Morton says Prince Harry and Meghan Markle found it difficult to realise that in the Royal Family, it’s not about popularity but position
The couple stepped down as senior royals at the beginning of 2020 and have since carved out a life for themselves and their children Archie and Lilibet in California, after leaving the UK.
And now royal biographer Andrew Morton, who has penned the unauthorised book Meghan: A Hollywood Princess, says that the couple felt they didn’t get the “support they wanted” from the Firm.
Speaking to the Express, Mr Morton, who famously wrote Diana: In Her Own Words, said: “They are popular and what they found difficult to accept was that inside the Royal Family it’s not about popularity, it’s about the position.
“Harry was lower down the totem pole, and so too was Meghan.
“They didn’t get the funding they wanted, they felt they didn’t get the support they wanted.”
Mr Morton likened their situation to the Queen’s late sister Princess Margaret and her husband Lord Snowdon, who he says were incredibly popular in the Swinging Sixties but “lower down the…