Meghan Markle’s #tiaragate is in the news yet again.
While the Duchess of Sussex, 41, wore a stunning diamond headpiece for her wedding to Prince Harry in 2018, rumors have swirled through the years that Queen Mary’s Diamond Bandeau was not, in fact, her first choice — and Queen Elizabeth II had to nix her preferred sparkler in order to prevent controversy.
“Unconfirmed by the palace — but not denied — we were told that the Queen felt that she had to say ‘no’ to Meghan’s first choice,” the author said.
The tiara in question was “a beautiful emerald headdress that was said ‘to have come from Russia.’”
Adding that “this was code for a sensitive origin,” the author said the mystery tiara “was one of those that had found its way into Windsor hands through ‘undefined’ not to say dodgy channels — and for an undisclosed price — in the aftermath of the Russian Revolution.”
In 1918, the entire Russian Imperial Family — including Tsar Nicholas II, the lookalike cousin of…