Speaking in episode two of the six-part Netflix docuseries, she said: “When Will and Kate came over, and I met her for the first time, they came over for dinner, I remember I was in ripped jeans and I was barefoot.”
Markle continued: “I was a hugger. I’ve always been a hugger, I didn’t realise that that is really jarring for a lot of Brits.
“I guess I started to understand very quickly that the formality on the outside carried through on the inside.”
She added: “[I thought there would be] a forward-facing way of being, and then you close the door and go, ‘You can relax now,’ but that formality carries over on both sides. And that was surprising to me.”
Also in the documentary, the couple spoke about the first time Meghan met the late Queen. “[Harry] said, ‘You know how to curtsy, right?’” recalled the duchess. “And I just thought it was a joke.”
Harry then said: “How do you explain that to people? That they need to curtsy to your grandmother? Especially to an American. That’s weird.”
Elsewhere in the series, Markle talked about how…