Meghan Markle’s half-sister says Meghan is ‘shallow, narcissistic & selfish’


There are some new details about Prince Harry’s whirlwind romance with American actress Meghan Markle. We learned yesterday that despite earlier reporting that Harry was scared off from visiting Meghan over the weekend, he actually did fly to Toronto – where she works on Suits – and spent several days with her. According to new British reports, Harry and Meghan even left her place to party at the Soho House, and apparently we’re just finding out about it now. And they went trick-or-treating, with Harry wearing a mask? Do you believe that?

People are studying the timeline of Harry and Meghan’s romance to look for clues. Meghan was in Britain in July “to watch her pal Serena Williams at Wimbledon” and she also came to England in September and October. She apparently stayed at the Soho Farmhouse in Oxfordshire last month, which might have been a romantic getaway with Harry? But it’s not all sunshine, country holidays and ginger-banging. Apparently, Meghan’s half-sister Samantha Grant is now giving interviews. And the sisters don’t get along?

News that Markle and the Ginger Prince have been dating has Markle’s older half-sister, Samantha Grant, sharp-elbowing her way into the spotlight. Grant, 51, wheelchair-bound, suffering from multiple sclerosis and living in Florida, told the UK’s Mirror that her little sis is “shallow,” “narcissistic” and bent on “social climbing.” She always wanted to be a princess and has a soft spot for redheads, Grant dished.

Grant went on to tell The Sun that “Meghan is narcissistic and selfish,” and to tell RadarOnline that she raised Markle for 12 years in California — and has nothing good to say about her. Grant showed Radar a family album of their childhood photos to prove her bona fides, then went on to snark that Markle — who travels the world doing charitable works when not acting — is hardly the humanitarian she claims to be. Or, at least for Markle, charity does not begin at home.

“The royal family would be appalled by what she’s done to her own family,” Grant told Radar. “The truth would kill her relationship with Prince Harry. He wouldn’t want to date her anymore because it puts her in a bad public light.”

The gossip site gave up none of Grant’s details, merely quoting the sister’s vague but ominous-sounding taunts.

“I certainly don’t think Harry or his family would want to associate with her afterwards,” Grant said.

[From Page Six]

Well, all I’ll say is that there is a grand tradition of people with dodgy relations marrying into the royal family. And the royal family has their own dodgy relations, so they can’t judge. I don’t think Meghan’s sister will have any kind of impact, but “the court of public opinion” is still trying to figure this out. The British and American press has been surprisingly generous towards Meghan thus far, but that’s mostly because her fingerprints aren’t on the positive stories. If the press catches a whiff of “user” or “in it for the fame” about Meghan, suddenly her sister’s words will be everywhere.


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  1. Lora says:

    Thats so cliche… the sister or another family member speaks bad about the person

    • Hannah says:

      Her half-sister described Kate Middleton?

    • Emily says:

      The fact that it is SUCH a cliche only serves to make me believe this story more.

      Also, my eyes rolled out of my head that the sister claims Meghan always wanted to be a princess. I’m sure pleny American girls Harry and William’s ages thought “wouldn’t it be awesome to marry one of them and be a princess?” But we all grew up and got real jobs.

      • Lorelai says:

        Emily, exactly. I wanted to be a princess too. Then I turned ten.

        This woman sounds bitter and resentful – and TBH I don’t blame her, given her circumstances- but I think we should take that into account when considering her words.

      • delorb says:

        Not only did she want to be a princess, but she was conveniently always into red-heads. LOL

      • Lorelai says:

        Yet none of her exes were redheads! 🙄

  2. Lee says:

    She looks a lot like Pippa Middleton in some of her photos.

  3. Nev says:


    • Pix says:

      Exactly. You have to have a lot of hate in your heart to speak poorly about anyone in the international press – never mind your own sister. Her comments and innuendo are a bigger indication of her own poor character than on Megan. SMH.

    • Stella says:

      Ive had to deal with a couple of Narcissistic Sociopaths in my time – one of them a family member – why SHOULD family if they are dealing with someone who is a total selfish cad not say so? Its got nothing to do with ‘poor character’ to say so – and to think that is clearly backwards thinking.

      • Lilian says:

        Stella I’ve also had to deal with narcissistic family. The best thing is to forget them and get on with your life. If one of them became famous I would definitely not be giving nasty bitter sounding interviews to the press but if the shoe was on the other foot I know none of them would wait 24 hours to tell the world how horrible I am.

      • Mgsota says:

        And would you go running to the press to dish your family’s dirt? To mean it sounds like she’s just trying to get her 15 minutes.

      • Wren33 says:

        To me, the half-sister reads more like the person with a personality disorder – can’t take the positive attention her younger sister is getting, willing to lie and throw bombs to get her well-earned revenge for some slight….

    • Mary Mary says:

      Is it hate if a relative speaks their truth? Time will tell if this story/innuendo turns out to be truth telling or fiction.

      There is another article that through innuendo blamed Meghan for her father filing bankruptcy regarding $30,000 of unpaid debt, The article also mentioned the mother filed for bankruptcy regarding $52,000 of unpaid credit card debt. Was this article and step-sister trying to make the connection that Meghan is high maintenance?

      Time will tell whether these stories bear any resemblance to truth or not.

      • Kassie says:

        How do you get from her PARENTS filing for bankruptcy to Meghan being high-maintenance?
        Unless if they went broke trying to buy things for her?
        I don’t get it.

  4. Bridget says:

    To whomever called her “Meaghan Markle Princess Sparkle” the other day, I can’t get that out of my head and keep calling her Princess Sparkle.

    As for the sister – not hard to guess that her anger is financially motivated. Sad.

    • Mamunia says:

      Too funny!

    • Goose says:

      OMG Bridget, that was me!

      Gonna say a few more words about astrology cause I loves it! So, one reason I think this relationship is being taken more seriously than other rumors is because the composite Sun of Prince Harry and Princess Sparkle, is at 2 degrees Virgo. This conjuncts Regulus, the Royal star, at 0 degrees Virgo.

      A few years ago, Regulus, the royal star, changed signs from Leo to Virgo. This happens every thousand years or so. This heralds a new approach to royalty. From Kingly (Leo) to more humble (Virgo). Prince George, heir to the throne, was born with his venus a 0 degrees Virgo.

      Sooo perhaps everyone’s feeling their relationship as part of a new era. This is highlighted by their composite Sun square the planet Uranus. Uranus rules lightning, fast change, all that is shockingly new, and revolutions. The night before Brexit, the London sky was lit up with lightning storms. Prince Charles and Camilla’s composite Sun is also square Uranus.

      I am not saying they’ve booked Westminster Abbey and we should all go shopping for octopus hats with Beatrice. Not yet. But. Who knows? With Uranus, anything is possible 🙂

      (a composite chart is the combined chart of any two people in a relationship. Match the Sun signs together -boom! Composite Sun. Match the moons -boom boom, composite moon).

  5. Lainey says:

    The sister has denied giving interviews on her twitter page. So I’d take this with a pinch of salt. And am Megan’s an actress of course she’s a narcissist and shallow- they all are.

  6. jerkface says:

    Its rude to call her only a half sister just because she’s in a wheel chair.
    But beyond bad jokes I’d just like to point out that with family like that who needs enemies. Yeesh!

    • NotSoSocialButterfly says:

      ( I am a bad person for internally chuckling about this )

    • MC2 says:

      I laughed out loud at that! Good one. Yeah, that sister sounds horrible. I shuddered & felt sorry for that girl when I read the veiled threats. The “twelve years” that she had to be raised by her weren’t pretty, I am sure.

  7. Melody says:

    Well, what’s a Cinderella story without a wicked stepsister?
    Am I a bad person for wondering if Meghan’s crimes toward her family involve not giving them as much of her money as they wanted?

    • NotSoSocialButterfly says:

      No, you are not. I suspect that is much of the disabled step-sister’s motivation.

    • notasugarhere says:

      Seeing as the angry half-sister is described as a former model and actress? I see a whole lot of sibling rivalry and jealousy driving what she’s saying.

    • SnazzyisAlive says:

      That’s what I figured too

    • Dani says:

      This seems like what it is, considering her father filed for bankruptcy as well. She’s not obligated to give handouts – even if it’s family – from the fortune she has from working her ass off. I follow her and Sarah Gafferty (Donna from Suits) on insta and they’re always shooting at crazy hours for crazy lengths of time. You must be the shittiest person to talk to poorly about your own family.

    • sunny says:

      I feel like this whole sister angle is super suspicious. A lot of people have complicated toxic families and some people disengage from these families to survive. That might be the case here. Who knows?

      I don’t really have an opinion on this romance except to say, I like her work on Suits and I have been a fan of her humanitarian work for awhile. Also she has been great to the city of Toronto(where she films and I live), for years she has made a point of supporting the arts scene in the city and she goes out of her way to share her love for the city.

      I wonder if she was prepared to have her family drama brought to light with going public with Prince Harry?

  8. ell says:

    with all the attention she’s getting, i bet she’d be running off like all his others girlfriends before.

  9. notasugarhere says:

    Thomas Markle, brother to Samantha/Yvonne and half-brother to Meghan Markle, has already publicly gone against this.

    His comments about his sister Samantha? “I haven’t had much to say to my sister for many, many years, she’s not the most pleasant person to deal with but I still love her, she’s still my sister.”

    • NotSoSocialButterfly says:

      She’s taking her anger at her disease out on others.

      • Stella says:

        seeing as you dont know Jack about her motivations how about not going down the disabled bigot line of every time a disabled person says something negative it being put down to them being ‘angry’ about their disability.

        Its really dodgy.

      • NotSoSocialButterfly says:

        Wow, struck a nerve, did I? You seem to be taking this all *very* personally. I wonder why?

        Might I suggest that you revisit the posts, all of them, to see that many others see Grant’s claims as questionable, at best, including another sibling (male) who essentially refutes Grant’s comments.

        Good luck to you, Sir/Madam.

      • JulieM says:

        I’m with you, Stella. Most posters are trying very hard to make this thing happen between Harry and Meghan. Maybe it will, maybe it won’t. But, everyone seems to think they know the characters of the people involved, whether they know them or not. Surely not. What if this older sisters comments are accurate? What if she is not wallowing in her disability? It seems, you, Stella, are the one who struck a nerve. Time will tell if Meghan is “The One”.

  10. NotSoSocialButterfly says:

    So the older stepsister, who was forced to raise the decade- plus younger child, is now angry that the younger has carved out a life of her own, celebrity, no less- while she is bitter in a wheelchair. Seems she (Grant) thinks she is owed something?

    MS must be awful and heartbreaking, but damn, stop spending your days nursing your bile and get what you can out of the life you have, before you can’t. Mend your fences.

    • notasugarhere says:

      Grant is 51. Markle is 35. 16 year difference. Do we know if they even lived in the same home together at any point? They share a father. Did the father and mother divorce? Was he a widower? At some point he met and started a family with Markle’s mom. Did his teenage children from his first marriage live with them?

      She’s claiming she “helped raise her” but we’re automatically going to believe her? If anything, did she do some babysitting as a teen then headed out on her own at 18 when her half-sister was 2? Markle isn’t an orphan; she has a mother and father who raised her.

      • Jess says:

        I posted the new article from the DM. That half sister has a brother aka another of meghans half siblings. He says its bullshit it seems like the half sister is estranged from him too. Meghan and her much older half siblings ( from her father) didn’t grow up in the same household. The half brother says the half sister was never close to meghan.

  11. Alleycat says:

    I love that the sister said “she has a soft spot for redheads” like that’s an insult. I always wonder who in my family would run to the press if I ever dated someone famous.

    • ab says:

      I’ve thought about that too, but I know exactly who it would be in my family. my crazy aunt who feels like the world owes her, who has no class, brings down every holiday family gathering leaving at least one other relative in tears. she would be first in line to drag our family through the mud to collect a check from whatever international tabloid should I find myself dating a celebrity. ugh.

      • says:

        Feel blessed. I have an aunt who would do it for free.
        She’s bitter and nasty and actually believe that we do our best to be happy, just to spit her.

    • KB says:

      I think my family would just bitch about how liberal I am.

  12. PHAKSI says:

    The new stories every day are not telling us anything new, just more speculation. We need to see receipts

  13. Luca76 says:

    I like this one I’ve never seen Suits or anything but I’m rooting for her.

    • original kay says:

      Suits is a good show. The first seasons were very strong, the last few just kind of plodding along.

      But it had Gina Torres, which made it worth watching just for her scenes. I hear she left, so meh, I won’t watch. Not even for Donna.

  14. Malificent says:

    If the interview is true, and the sister did raise her for 12 years, then it sounds like older sis did a pretty poor job of parenting to raise such an awful person….

    • Jess says:

      It’s not true according to the older half sisters full brother ( yeah he also spoke to the British press.. Eyeroll). That brother said the older sister has had no real close relationship with Meghan growing up they lived on opposite sides of the country… and that he doesn’t speak with the older sister because she’s such a difficult person..

  15. Jade says:

    All of the comments saying that she is milking this, is calculative and unworthy are making me have serious deja vu…when Sophie was unveiled to the Cumberbitches.

  16. Jess says:

    The older sister is in her 50s and according to this interview with the older sisters brother aka meghans half brother, the older sister never had a relationship with meghan, in addition he says he hasn’t spoken to the older sister for a long time and she’s difficult to get along with. He’s basically saying it’s all bullshit. All I take from this is she has some half siblings that can’t keep their mouth shut and one of them seems to expect Meghan to support her financially despite being younger by almost a decade and that they had very little contact growing up. I know who looks bad in this story.. And it isn’t miss markle…

  17. Lisa says:

    I love all of this. I love that she’s American and an actress and selfish and a woman of colour. She’s PERFECT! I just hope the next step is a reality show following her and Harry plan their wedding and that we get to see her and Duchess Kate interact! What would they have to talk about?

    • Lisa says:

      Just to clarify – I don’t mean “woman of colour” in a sarcastic way, I actually mean it’s like she’s the complete opposite of Kate (pasty Kate) and that makes her perfect in my eyes… The royals could use some diversity.

  18. bluerunning says:

    Right. So she travels the world doing humanitarian work because… she’s evil? Uh huh. Look, I don’t think Markle is perfect, but trotting out family drama (and we don’t know the details about this, which is as it should be!! Perhaps the older sister has her reasons, we don’t know!) is just stupid and hurtful.

    If Harry and Meghan aren’t serious, and I was Meghan, I’d be out the door, no thanks, see ya. No friends with benefits/fling/wahtever relationship would be worth this kind of scrutiny. So, frankly, if she’s willing to go through the press frenzy that seems to have kicked up, she must want to stick around.

    • Elaine says:

      I’m sure it helps that, while all of this is going down, Harry is with her. If she ever feels like crying about the betrayal of a sister who raised her, calling her ‘shallow’ and ‘selfish’, she’s got some sweet Ginger arms to hold her tight.

      I think she’s gonna be ok 🙂

    • Leah says:

      I think it depends on who you ask. The only other gossip site i read apart from this one is ONTD. Generally people there aren’t into royals/Harry like this site. So the general tone there is that Harry isn’t worth the hassle.

  19. JRenee says:

    In a world of receipts, provide them or pipe down. Could be bitter grapes.

  20. kimbers says:

    Just clicked on here bc it was easier to find out who she is (c-lister).


  21. Cerys says:

    Oh dear, as soon as someone hits the jackpot a member of their family comes out with how awful they are. I hope for Harry’s sake it’s not true and just some family rivalries and jealousy rearing their ugly head.

  22. Who ARE These People? says:

    The phrase “wheelchair bound” is really out of favour.
    Here are some tips on language now suggested by people working in the area of disabilities:

    Tabloids are the worst in terms of dated language.

  23. laur says:

    If this woman really did raise her for 12 years, what does that say about her parenting skills? I see Markle’s brother has already poo-pooed this, maybe the older sister should think a bit more carefully about her words if she’s gonna try and throw Markle under the bus… Also, she’s evil but devotes loads of her time to humanitarian work?? Sure…… Give the woman an Oscar already she must be the world’s greatest actress!

  24. me says:

    Why should we believe anything the half sister says? Sisters can be jealous b*tches.

  25. Ellis says:

    I love how strangers on the internet always pretend to know a person’s inner thoughts and motives. Everyone’s family life is different. Some are loving while others are toxic or a mixture that outsiders can’t see. This hyper judgement would make even a saint look like a horrible person.

  26. Reece says:

    I have a soft spot for red heads! What does that make me? HA

  27. frankly says:

    Suits is so boring. So. Boring. And Meghan Markle’s character is a big part of it. When this last season came up on Amazon I watched the first three eps. then just skipped to the last one so I could see what happened previously on Suits and the end without sitting through it.

    Every episode: Someone does something semi shady. Someone else in the firm takes it personally and says they can’t believe they were betrayed again – followed by the “I trusted you, but never again!” speech. Jessica says someone will harm her firm over her dead body. Harvey and Mike have the 30 seconds of pop culture banter that keeps fooling you into thinking it’s a good show. Rachel whiiiiiiiiines about something. Donna does something awesome and you wonder why she puts up with anything that goes on. Mike and Harvey pull something out of their asses to save the day. Everyone worries about Mike getting caught. Someone insinuates that Mike is about to be caught and it will bring down the whole firm. Stay tuned next week for exactly the same thing again.

    Slightly off topic, but I’ve been holding in a Suits rant for like 4 months.

    • Lorelai says:

      The first couple of seasons were really good. Then there was a big drop off in quality.

      I won’t give spoilers here for those who’ve never watched it, but it was kind of easy to predict that once the big secret wasn’t a big secret anymore, the show would have problems.

    • Ellis says:

      I agree that Suits has lost it. The writing is really poor. But it’s not the fault of the actors. They deserve better writers.

    • Vinot says:

      I haven’t even seen the show and I appreciate the quality of this rant.

      • Konspiracytheory says:

        Same here!

      • mbh12 says:

        I haven’t seen the show either but I did see her on a CSI, she is stunning on film.

        I’ve seen my husband watching Suits when nothing else Is on tv he wants to view.

  28. Montréalaise says:

    So the half-sister calls Meghan all kinds of horrible things but cannot come up with any examples of her ”selfish, narcissistic, shallow” personality? I call BS on her claims.

  29. ashley says:

    Sounds like the sister is projecting.

  30. Guesto says:

    It’s been bugging me since I’ve first seen her pic (not knowing who she was) and thinking she’s so reminding me of someone but not being able to figure out who that someone is. I do see the Pippa Middleton thing but there’s something else there and I’ve finally arrived at the ‘hybrid’ and it’s Julia Roberts.

    Look. The colouring and above the nose is very Pippa, but the (turned up) nose and the wide smiling mouth it’s so Julia.

  31. emma says:

    This woman seems bitter and angry. In my experience one wouldn’t call someone narcissistic unless they themselves are obsessed with something like that. I hate to call people “haters”, but that’s what this seems like. Regardless of how “shallow” M is…live and let live. Let H figure it out fir himself, and whether he likes it.

  32. Emily C. says:

    The sister did not say these things. Not only has she come out and said she didn’t say them, but I suspected she didn’t when I saw the phrase “social-climbing”. That’s not a phrase Americans commonly use, and ascending classes is normally not seen as a negative in the U.S.

    This is a nasty invention of the tabloid press. They’re leaning on the bigoted stereotype of “embittered disabled person” (which I see quite a few people here have lapped up with a spoon) in order to try to tear down a successful woman.

  33. raincoaster says:

    Well, the sister sounds like a piece of work herself. If she raised Markles, and Markles didn’t turn out well, that’s on her is it not? She doesn’t seem to have thought this through.

    I’m mostly commenting to say that in Toronto, adults do not go trick or treating unless they’re supervising kids or dropping in at the home of some friends. So, calling bullshit on that statement.

  34. anniefannie says:

    To my mind, to go public w/this kind of vindictive assault, speaks volumes of her “sisters ” character. Her sister needs to work out her issues privately. The moment she went public with the hateful comments she lost all credibility and screams of jealousy . Meghan has my sympathies….