For Meghan Markle, and for both her supporters and critics, there isn’t likely to be any closure over allegations that she bullied staff when she was a working royal.
That’s because Buckingham Palace has “buried” findings of an unprecedented internal investigation that was launched in March 2021, shortly before she and Prince Harry sat down with Oprah Winfrey to air their grievances against the royal family in a globally televised interview, according to a report in the Times UK.
The investigation into Meghan’s alleged actions during her 20-month stint in “the firm” has led to Buckingham Palace “improving the policies and procedures” in its human resources department, royal sources told the Times, but its findings won’t be published, with the idea that keeping the results under wraps will protect the privacy of those who took part in the inquiry and will reduce tensions between Meghan and Harry and the royal family, the Times also said.
Courtiers all along said that the inquiry would “not be played out in public,” but news that the findings will be kept secret have had the opposite effect on easing tensions between the pro- and anti-Meghan camps, and among palace staffers who participated in the inquiry.
The news means that this debate surrounding the duchess will persist, fueled by new speculation over what the palace’s silence really means. Staff members also reportedly were “disappointed” that the findings won’t be released, the Times…