Meghan Markle reportedly put an ultimatum on her relationship with Prince Harry during their courtship.
Meghan told Harry she would break up with him if he didn’t publicly confirm their relationship, according to “Courtiers: The Hidden Power Behind the Crown” by Valentine Low.
A source told Low that Harry was “freaking out” about the situation.
Meghan Markle told Prince Harry that she would end their relationship if he didn’t publicly confirm they were a couple, according to a new book excerpt published in The Times of London.
In an upcoming book by Valentine Low, “Courtiers: The Hidden Power Behind the Crown,” two anonymous sources told the author that Meghan gave Harry an ultimatum regarding their relationship, causing him to panic
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“She was saying, ‘If you don’t put out a statement confirming I’m your girlfriend, I’m going to break up with you,” one source told Low.
Another source told the author that Harry was “freaking out, saying, ‘She’s going to dump me.'”
According to the book, Harry contacted Jason Knauf, the communications secretary for Prince William, Kate Middleton, and Prince Harry at the time. Harry reportedly told Knauf to release a statement confirming his relationship with Meghan and to condemn the racist treatment she received from British tabloids.
Meghan told Harry’s staff that she knew “how the palace worked,” adding, “you don’t care about the girlfriend,” according to the book.