Prince Harry already met Meghan Markle’s father… ‘about six months ago’

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I strongly suspect that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are currently together, on vacation somewhere. It’s been days since either of them got pap’d in London or Toronto. Harry spent Christmas as Sandringham, then he got photographed in London a few days after Christmas… and then nothing. Meghan got photographed in Toronto with her mom around Christmas too, and since then there’s been nothing. So did they manage to sneak away somewhere and the press has no idea? Probably. Maybe. Until we get a confirmation of their holiday – or a confirmation of an engagement, lord help us all – we just have to make do with the crumbs of reporting out there. Did you know that Harry has already met Meghan’s father? Interesting.

Prince Harry has met his girlfriend Meghan Markle’s father, who is said to be “proud” of the relationship, according to reports. The actress’s older brother revealed the meeting between the 32-year-old royal and Thomas Markle, a 72-year-old former lighting director, took place during one of Harry’s visits to Toronto, Canada.

Thomas Markle Jr told DailyMail.com: “My dad knew about (the relationship) from the start. He first met Prince Harry about six months ago out in Toronto. He goes once every couple of months – (Meghan and Thomas Markle Sr) are very close and they stay in close contact. He’s pretty happy about Harry and he’s extremely proud of her. They have an amazing relationship, they’re very close and they always have been.”

However Mr. Markle said he was not sure whether Harry had met her mother yet.

[From The Daily Mail]

I think the “he’s extremely proud of her” comment is a general one, as in her father is very proud of her generally, for who she is and how she lives, not that he’s proud of her for dating a ginger prince. Being “proud” of someone for “landing a prince” is sort of gross (and Middleton-esque). But here’s what struck me – Meghan introduced her dad to Harry “about six months ago.” So, in June or somewhere around there? They had only been dating a few months at that point. Is that too soon? Or is just further proof that Meghan and Harry got really, really serious about each other really, really quickly?

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  1. Megan says:

    The first rule of dating a royal is you don’t talk about dating a royal. Meghan should not have let her brother speak to the press. Bad PR move.

    • amy says:

      They won’t marry anyway. I don’t think they want her in the BRF and no, my comment has nothing to do with her skin color.

      • Dani says:

        Yeah because the BRF has a bunch of winners. Fergie, Kate, Prince Albert. Let’s not forget Willy and his scummy father Charles, and home wrecker Camila. Let’s be real here.

      • Ash says:

        hmmm…. (side eye, thinking face emoji)

    • notasugarhere says:

      Isn’t this her much older half-brother who wasn’t really part of her life and isn’t now? How is she supposed to reel this fellow in? If she tried an NDA he’d run to the press and sell the story.

      This is how we end up with tidbits about the Middletons, by the extended family talking. Top brick in the chimney, KM not being interested in anything or able to focus on things that aren’t interesting to her, etc. Whether they think their comments are helping or they’re doing it for the cash, it is out of the other person’s control.

      The Middletons, with all of their media pull and advice, cannot reel them in. I don’t see how Markle can be expected to have supreme control of her extended family either.

      • LAK says:

        What Nota says.

        Loose lipped extended family ( hello uncle Gary, several Middleton and Goldsmith cousins) and one time friends ( Jessica Hays) is how we know so much about the Middletons.

        It’s not always PR.

    • AT says:

      Because Meghan has a say in what her 50 year old brother does. Yup.

    • Vylette says:

      Her sister Samantha has tweeted that this news is wrong and that her father has not met PH. She also said that she and meghan are not close with their brother!

      • HappyMom says:

        The sister that completely bashed her a few months ago to the press? I’d take anything she says with a huge grain of salt.

      • Kitty says:

        Harry must be annoyed with her family. I don’t think they will marry.

    • Megan says:

      His extended comments talk about princesses, fairytales, and what a lucky man Harry is. Not cool.

      • notasugarhere says:

        That is on him, not on her. What he chooses to say is out of her control.

        Any day of the week I’d prefer these harmless comments from him rather than Uncle Gary’s comments about Kate Middleton’s prowess in the bedroom.

      • Lady D says:

        Oh my, I missed Uncle Gary’s comments. Bit of a relief.

      • LO says:

        Speaking of Uncle Gary, I kind of miss his crazy and the mansion de bang bang.

      • Can'tRecall says:

        Yeah, that statement is kinda omitting context. Clearly and unfortunately that was a paid interview BUT he still did fairly well in defending his 1/2 sister despite the agenda of the interviewer. He pointed out that like all little girls she liked Disney movies but that she never aspired to be a princess (no pictures of Harry on her wall) and it’s funny but you omitted how he emphasized how intelligent and hard working she is. He is right btw…Harry will be a lucky man should he land Meghan.

    • Hannah says:

      @ Megan

      She has older half siblings that are way older than her. Old enough to be her parent. I am not sure how you expect her to control those?

      • Layla says:

        Wait– hahaaa I’ve heard of the mansion but not about Kate’s bedroom antics!? She always seems so cold or holding back. I know people can be different behind closed doors.. but what in world is the above commentator describing ?? Curious lol

  2. ;) says:

    Media Meg is back.

  3. Sarah says:

    Somehow I doubt that they have met each other’s parents. Don’t know why…

    • Alleycat says:

      Why though? They’ve been dating since at least last summer. Harry has admitted they’re in a relationship, but other than that have been pretty private. Why is this relationship so hard to believe for some?

    • HappyMom says:

      I think she met Prince Charles back in August at Harry’s birthday party.

      • Kate says:

        My now husband met my parents about 2 weeks after we started dating because they happened to be visiting me in the city where I lived at that time. For some people, meeting the parents is the final stage before getting engaged but it’s never been a big deal for me. Lots of my friends have met my parents.

  4. Millennial says:

    I finally watched the most recent season of Suits (I hadn’t watched in a couple years) and I’ve got to say they really wasted her character. She’s just mooning about as the main characters put-upon girlfriend. Gina Torres (fan girl since Firefly) and Sarah Rafferty had much stronger plot lines. I’m just saying she could easily be written off the show and she wouldn’t really be missed. Not that she isn’t a good actress (I’ve always liked her character on the show), it’s just they aren’t putting a lot of thought into writing her character anymore.

    • jmo says:

      IMO, her facial expressions are horrible. She always looks like she is constipated.

      • Millennial says:

        I think she’s a realistic crier and whiner (which she has to do a lot this season), but I also know she can play a good boss b***h when they need her too and I wish they would let her finish law school already so she could be more of a player in the show. But they’ve set her up nicely for a “I just can’t put up with this anymore” departure should she need to leave to marry a prince!

      • jmo says:

        I’ve heard that she signed on for two more seasons, but have no idea whether it’s true or not.

      • perplexed says:

        She can act. But the writing for her character is kind of annoying.

  5. Maria says:

    Maybe they have been dating longer than 6 months. Who knows? I hope the are not in Toronto right now because we are in a deep freeze.

    • Mousyb says:

      Yeah there is no way to really know WHEN they first met or got together – all there is is speculation…

    • Lady D says:

      You have my sympathy, Maria. It’s warmed up in here in BC. It’s -15C today and we are supposed to hit single digits by the end of the week. Of course, warmer means its snowing again. Two weeks down, ten to go…

      • Maria says:

        Minus 15. Not even that cold here. I thought B.C. was supposed to be more temperate.

      • Lady D says:

        IKR? I’m supposed to be on the warm side of the country. May I suggest you avoid the prairies, parts of Saskatchewan hit -40 last week. The polar bears must be happy.

  6. Hmm says:

    6 months? But she was dating a cook around that time.

    • Maria says:

      Actually a renown chef who was hot! She dumped him when she met Harry.

      • Can'tRecall says:

        Actually this is NOT true. All the known information suggests that she and Corey were already split late April to early May and that he was sofa surfing with friends as they were trying to uncouple. Again from what has been reported he broke her heart and thus the reason she told Peers that she was new to the dating game. The reason Harry had to chase so hard was because she wasn’t sure she wanted to jump back into the dating game at that time. Not that it matters as she doesn’t have to answer to anyone about her dating choices.

      • lol says:

        weren’t her and corey on vacation together in may?

      • Can'tRecall says:

        I believe that was late Apr/early May. I’m sure you can check her IG. That doesn’t mean they were not trying to see if they could heal a broken trust issue. The reports I’ve read were that he cheated on her and they were over early may but he was still between her place and moving out. I get that you would like to make overlap happen but from everything in the public it didn’t.

        Corey cheated they split she met Harry and that’s that.

      • TruthTeller says:

        Meghan cheated on Cory and left him for Prince Harry.
        That’s a well known fact in Toronto. Stop the smear campaign against Cory.

    • Can'tRecall says:

      Sorry truth teller, I know your type is used to getting away with spreading misinformation about Meghan via DM RDish/Gossip with impunity BUT not here. It is not a FACT known or otherwise as it’s a lie. Corey cheated and he got dumped…the end.

  7. AT says:

    Don’t believe a word any of her half-siblings say. They only see Dollar signs.

  8. Lec0891 says:

    I think Megan is ok with her brother talking. He had her back when her sister attacked her and he is confirming the meeting 7 months later. Not exactly running to the press. I think she obviously trusts him.

    • Hannah says:

      Actually it sounds like the older half siblings hate eachother and both are using Meghan for some fame and possible $$$. They both keep taking shot at eachother. Doubt Meghan even knows what they are up too considering they apparently have never been close. Due to belonging to different generations and growing up in different parts of the country.

  9. Lilac says:

    I’m sooo over her. Former fan (not of her TV show, but I loved that she was mixed and seemed real/natural). After the DM published pictures of her from when she was 22 and her nose was so obviously taken in (nostrils and bridge) to look more generic/less black. Plus the dumb articles like this one that make it obvious her PR team is releasing details to keep her in the headlines (e.g. “The actress’s older brother revealed the meeting”)… Gross and cringe worthy

    “Last time I saw her it was over some family stuff and it was nice, it was good. We spent a long time together, over a weekend – a lot of good quality time and it was nice.” – it doesn’t sound like they are estranged and he’s not some secret source. In my mind I’m going back to that blind that suggested her team was going to release a bunch of stories to make her seem more family-oriented and charitable. I think this is more from that campaign.

    Sincerely,
    A grumpy mixed person who wishes we could just accept how we look instead of buying into the you-don’t-look-white-enough crap

    P.S. I can’t wait until she goes away… Either they’ll marry and the media will get bored or be less enthralled by her or they will break up… Either way I can’t wait.

    • Luca76 says:

      Hmm I mean every white actress gets plastic surgery so I never hold it against a black or mixed actress for doing the same. If that were the case I wouldn’t be a fan of anyone because they’ve all had nose jobs. I think she’s pretty but she’s also very obviously had small things done to her face.

    • Can'tRecall says:

      LOL…this simply isn’t true even if it’s your opinion. There have been many pics (thanks to her family) of this woman since age 11 and she has the exact same nose. This madness needs to stop. She has been accused of have augmentation to achieve a B cup at best.

      Meghan has said nothing about her family or her relationship. It was the 1/2 brother who originally said they hadn’t talked for years. A blind that suggests her team would release stories….doesn’t sound like a blind but a fortune teller since it predicts the future and I really can’t imagine who on her team would leak their strategy.

      Not sure why your ethnicity matters…I suspect it’s to distract from how ethnically biased you sound but it’s not working. You do however sound grumpy…and let’s not forget very very bitter.

    • Lobbit says:

      So do you just walk around feeling disappointed and put upon by ALL women of color who fail your ethnic “realness” test or is this just a Meghan Markle thing? I’m just curious.

    • FrostedFlakes says:

      Actually, Lilac if you look closely at Meghan’s face in her photos, its the make up… its called contouring, from between the eyes all the way to the tip of the nose. Then across the top of the cheekbone around the eyes and up to meet the brows. For reference look at Rihanna’s make up when she met up with Prince Harry in Barbados. People posted how pretty she looked etc.

      Well, I HAVE SEEN RIHANNA VERY CLOSE UP, so I could clearly see the make up in the photos. Meghan has a full freakled face… she has NOT had a nose job.

  10. Sixer says:

    Flying Elvi for 2017. It’s the least we are owed for making it through 2016.

    • suze says:

      Maybe we can get either her dad or older brother to start working on the Flying Elvi. They are probably booked far in advance.

    • notasugarhere says:

      + glass coach and swans in the fountains outside St Martin-in-the-Fields

      Teck crescent tiara and NO lace on the gown period.

      • Lady D says:

        I think I finally found my favourite tiara. That is unbelievably beautiful.

      • notasugarhere says:

        Lady D, it has a (sort of) matching necklace too!

      • Jumpingthesnark says:

        I just really heart all of the theoretical royal wedding talk on this site about flying elvi, glass Coaches, insane Royal bling, making out on the buck palace balcony etc. But you guys, I think we are approaching the bling situation all wrong! I think she should just wear as much insane Royal bling as she can carry. 50 lb , 70 lb plus! She works out, she could handle it. We peasants want to see ALL the Royal bling!!!!!

      • Lady D says:

        I saw the necklace in the article, NOTA. I didn’t think it was as near impressive as the tiara. Princess Mary Adelaide did an incredible job creating it. I also like the tiara better without the double row of diamond rivieres under it, although I understand why they used it.

      • TheOtherOne says:

        That tiara is gorgeous. Now my favorite as well.

      • notasugarhere says:

        Lady D, I’m with you on both the necklace and the extra diamond bands. Sometimes less is more, especially when looking at such a lovely and delicate tiara.

  11. TheOtherOne says:

    Assuming it is true (I’m skeptical)….this could be the fathers public blessing.

    Maybe PH and MM are some where eloping similar to Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz. Assuming he got TQ’s permission is he bound to follow strict royal protocol? Enjoy your life, kids because Charles and the Middletons are about to go to war.

    • perplexed says:

      I feel he could be bound to strict royal protocol when it comes to weddings. Andrew is Elizabeth’s favourite child (he could probably murder somebody and she’d still probably consider him her favourite) and I think he still had to do the big show of a wedding and everything else that went along with it.

      Weddings and babies are really the only interesting thing about the royal family (well, besides scandal, but Charles and Diana can’t go at it anymore for obvious reasons). Weddings remind people why having a royal family can be kind of fun.

      • suze says:

        As much as I want to see Flying Elvi, I don’t think Harry is bound to anything as far as his wedding goes. He may want to honor tradition, and for our sakes, I hope that he does. It will be more fun for sure.

  12. swak says:

    What is the big deal about meeting parents. If dad was around when Harry was visiting in Canada – sure meet him. It doesn’t mean they are getting married or in a serious relationship. All my boy friends met my parents.

    • TheOtherOne says:

      I agree with this as well. I live in the Midwest (work) and my family lives on the West Coast. I always try to introduce people to my family and friends when I can. And since I watch too much Investigation Discovery it’s just a safety precaution in case I go missing. 😕

      • swak says:

        Midwesterner here also (my whole life). Maybe it was just the way I was brought up because it didn’t matter if it was a girl or guy friend or someone I was dating. My parents knew them and met them.

    • RedSoleSista says:

      Maybe it is a Midwestern thing, but I don’t see why it would be. I live in Michigan and every boyfriend I ever had from middle school on met my parents and spent time with my family.

    • Danielle says:

      After high school boyfriends didn’t meet my family until we had been together for awhile. This might be because my parents were all up in my business tho…

  13. Indira says:

    I don’t even think she wants to marry PH. Can’t imagine she wants to give up her life (her blog, acting career, …). I know she has a lot of fans here but I think in the end she uses him to further her career and to become famous. Only people who watched Suits knew her before he issued that statement.

    • Susannah says:

      Maybe she fell madly in love and will give up her acting career to marry Harry because that’s what she wants. There are other important roles for her if she becomes a duchess that she can champion, her work with World Vision, for example, would be a great place to start.

      I’m glad she has fans on here because she’s crapped on in every royal blog by nasty, bitter, judgmental commenters that seem to have an irrational hatred for her.

    • notasugarhere says:

      Maxima, Letizia, Mathilde, Daniel, Kendra Spears, Angela Brown (of Liechtenstein), Grace Kelly, etc. They all gave up their careers to marry their royal partners. If these two decide to marry, they will. He’ll stay in succession and she’ll put her work ethic to work for charity.

      • perplexed says:

        I feel like the rules for British royals could be different. The BRF has always seemed stricter. I know Grace Kelly is often cited as an example, but Monaco’s royal family has always seemed unconventional. Like, they’re called royal, but they never seem to act it (Prince Albert of Monaco comes to mind as a prime example).

      • notasugarhere says:

        It is 2017.

        Anne, Charles, Andrew, and Margaret all divorced. Two out of three remarried – to the people they were having extra-marital affairs with. Prince Michael married a divorced Catholic. Lady Davina married a man who happens to be Maori, who has a son from a previous relationship. Lord Freddie Windsor married Sophie Winkelman from 2 1/2 men.

        William married a woman who has never worked a day in her life. Her grasping family runs a plastic party tat company that keeps getting in trouble with the Olympics, with people who dislike the costumes they sell that sexualize children, and child labor watchdogs. James Middleton used to sell sex-related party cakes. The family may owe their funding to questionable Uncle Gary. The guy caught on camera offering drugs and young women, who named himself the Duke of Slough and joked about getting his own Goldsmith wing at KP, who owned a home named Maison de Bang Bang where W&K used to vacation.

        The BRF has weathered the storms of Diana and the ongoing storms of Fergie. I don’t think Harry marrying Meghan Markle would be a problem for them.

      • Sixer says:

        Oh, I don’t know. Zara Phillips married Mike Tindall. Posh but not aristo posh. Popular rugby player but seen to be doing plenty of non-acceptable things. I mean, he got in trouble for dwarf-throwing, FGS.

      • perplexed says:

        Yeah, but didn’t most of this stuff happen after marrying? (i.e dwarf-throwing, princesses losing their minds, etc). In the lead-up to potential marriages, the British royals seem stiffer with the people who actually have to marry into the family. Which inevitably leads to chaos later on (i.e Margaret, Diana, Fergie). Then they learn the hard way that none of that stiffness and adherence to tradition may not have been worth it. That adherence to tradition (or the expectation to adhere to it while the cameras are following you) is precisely why I think Kate was the only one willing to marry Will while everyone else ran for the hills. Even the BRF weren’t so stiff, then I think William might have chosen someone else.

        As I said, I think it’s only the people who have to marry the heir and the spare that have to face intense standards. I don’t necessarily think the families of those women necessarily have to face those standards. Even though they came from aristocratic families, neither Diana’s or Fergie’s families were perfect. Their families were as crazy as everybody else’s. But the women seem required to take on a certain role for the position. Even Kate’s hard-partying image (which I don’t think was that bad compared to what the rest of the royal family has done) seemed to be whitewashed once she married into the family, and now we’re expected to see her as perfect. And we’re expected to believe she does charity work when she doesn’t. Her image has also been conceived to conform to some kind of ideal femininity.

        As far as Zara Phillips goes, her mother didn’t want her to get a title (for whatever reason). But I feel Harry could be held to a stricter standard based on simply being Charles’s (the future King’s) son. But at the same time I feel like a lot of rules were enforced because Elizabeth was somewhat afraid of her mother. Maybe Elizabeth relaxed a lot of rules once her mother kicked the bucket. Though even when Charles married Camilla it couldn’t happen overnight — he seemed to have to campaign for it on some level.

      • notasugarhere says:

        Diana’s parents divorce and those subsequent public PR battles were a huge scandal. Fergie’s parents’ divorce after her mother ran away with an Argentine polo player, another huge scandal. Fergie’s pre-Andrew live-in relationship with 25+ years older F1 driver Paddy McNally (a man who continued to provide her financial support after the divorce). Those things didn’t keep them from marrying the heir and spare.

        Ultimately neither behaved in accordance with any exemplary “role” for wives of heir and spare. Neither behaved according to the pre-set ideas of how members of the BRF acted on engagements, as one big example. Diana’s emotionally-open approach changed many things. Sarah was praised for the whole “breath of fresh air” idea before being labelled Duchess of Dolittle.

        There is nothing about Markle or her career that makes her a No-Go for working royal. The Windsors are absolutely nothing to write home about. To have qualms about Markle, when they have such severe issues in their own family + the Middleton Clan? I don’t see it happening.

        Charles had to campaign for Camilla because a handful of obsessed Diana fans feel Charles cheated on them personally when his first marriage failed.

    • Luca76 says:

      See I think the opposite in that I could see the appeal for someone with her ambition. I mean she may create a niche brand on her own (and now that she’s dated Harry a much bigger name) but being part of the royal family would put her on a whole different level of fame worldwide. BTW I think the fact that she seems ambitious is a good thing. Kate (and William) clearly aren’t suited to be a symbolic leader or make any contribution in the way a royal should.

    • Mary mary says:

      I would rather since a ginger prince wedding any day than seeing President elect tangerine-o’s inauguration :)

  14. Lainey says:

    Seeing as Megan’s pretty much estranged from her fathers side- it’s complete and utter bullshit. Her half sister has already tweeted saying that this brother doesn’t even talk to their father anymore so he doesn’t know anything about their relationship let alone if they’ve been introduced. The media need to stop acting as if any of these people are credible.

  15. Lilac says:

    @lainey is that the half-sister who is estranged from the family? If so, I’m wondering how she would know what their current relationship is. If not, good point.

    Edited to add: “Samantha is now 51 years old and lives in Florida with her three children, reports The Sun. Unlike her sister, her life is a private one and she is not active on social media.”

    • pleaseicu says:

      The family is kind of a mess. The sister still seems to have some info on their dad. (though her info could be bad info too) She’s the one who said that their dad was in bad financial shape and had to file for bankruptcy after paying for private nursing care for one of his parents and paying for Megan’s Northwestern education out of pocket. IIRC she basically called Megan an ungrateful brat for not offering to help out their father once she made it big in Hollywood.

      • M4lificent says:

        When I was in college, if you had asked my three older cat-fighting sisters, they would have told you that my parents were spending their retirement money to send their baby sister to an expensive private college. They never bothered to find out that I was on a scholarship, two grants, a work-study program, and student loans that were NOT co-signed by my parents. They refused to listen to anything I had to say about the situation, including that fact that I would have had to pay more by going to the local state school because I would not have qualified for any financial aid at all. It wasn’t until after I graduated, and my brother explained the situation to them that they stopped be horrible bitches to me for being academically successful.

    • Lainey says:

      She’s estranged from Megan anyway, not sure about the rest of the family. Megan seems to be estranged from all if not most of her dads side if the family. So i take everything coming from them with a big pinch of salt. Seems like they’ll say anything for the money.

      • Can'tRecall says:

        DM ran a story with quotes from just about everyone on the father’s side of the family quoted and ALL…her mother and ex husband included, were estranged from Samantha. IF that is her Twitter acct, I’d take any direct knowledge she has on Meghan or her dad with a large pinch of salt.

  16. pleaseicu says:

    In June wasn’t she still with the high profile chef or just breaking up with him?

    • LO says:

      I was just thinking the same thing… It’s making me side eye the timeline of the relationship.

      • Naroula says:

        The story is complete bs. She’s not close to her father’s side family. They are out to get money out of her. Her mother’s side and her friends have kept it quiet. The ones who she’s still close to.

    • Seriously says:

      As far as I know she was still in a relationship with him in May/June which means she gave Harry her number when she was dating someone. Well, yeah.

      • graymatters says:

        My understanding is that she gave Harry her number as a potential volunteer for the Toronto Invictus Games. He (perhaps predictably) used it to flirt. Cory was couch-surfing at that point.

    • Hannah says:

      But wasn’t there also a story that he treated had badly ( cheating or lack of commitment something). Not sure I am gonna side eye a woman who leaves a man who doesn’t want to commit or worse cheats especially at 35 why waste years on someone like that?

      • pleaseicu says:

        I have no clue. I haven’t seen any stories like that. ( but that doesn’t mean anything. it definitely could’ve been reported on previously and I missed it). From what I’ve read, they were together for 3+ years. They shared a home together. They were seemingly happy until their break-up. IIRC they had cutesy pics up on social media of them together well into May. (that doesn’t necessarily mean anything though. all celebs project an image they want the world to see. things could’ve been deteriorating behind the scenes). He’s gone ghost and said nothing about their break-up, her, or her/Harry.

      • C'est Moi says:

        i only saw one picture of meghan on Cory’s instagram and that was in march and none of Cory on Meghan’s.Also,from what ive read,they were together for 2 years not 3+

    • Maria says:

      That was what I read too.

    • Can'tRecall says:

      This is the RoyalDish/Gossip spin. Cory and Meghan split April/ May. They were still in the process of unraveling their relationship but Harry was not the reason for the split . The following is one of many sources that gave a basic timeline of the split.

      https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/2088776/prince-harry-so-smitten-with-us-tv-star-meghan-markle-the-fith-in-line-to-the-throne-texted-her-until-he-got-a-date/

      • TruthTeller says:

        “Cory cheating on Meghan” is the spin here by her team. She CHEATED and left him for Prince Harry. She CHEATED and left her husband for Cory. Once a cheater always a……

      • Mary mary says:

        From the: Daily Mail comment thread: “Four qualities that the Queen has and the Royal Family would do well to emulate: Virtue, Duty, Propriety and Credibility. Unfortunately absent in the Markles.”

      • Jen says:

        Mary Mary

        None of the regular commentators on celebitchy takes the right wing, racist and homophobic Daily Mail seriously, much less their commentators. This is not that kind of site…

      • notasugarhere says:

        Markle and her husband split in summer 2013. I personally can find nothing online that connects Markle to Vitiello until mid 2014 at the earliest.

  17. Olga says:

    Meh, I can kinda understand that some UK citizens don’t like her. You don’t read many positive comments about her on British websites. Playing with the media through her Instagram account, releasing that statement (for which Harry still receives many negative comments ["don't bite the hand that feeds you"]), etc was not very smart. His other girlfriends also managed to be discreet.

    • pleaseicu says:

      I wonder what Chelsy and Cressida think of the kid glove treatment/protection MM is getting from KP. MM seems to have the right idea if she was pushing for protection or even that statement. Chelsy and Cressida’s discretion and playing by the rules got them jack in the end. Chelsy was physically assaulted by paps. She had a GPS tracker put on her car. She was hacked. Paps followed her onto her school’s campus and into buildings both at undergrad and law school. They’d use the same pictures of her coming out of a club over and over again to say she was partying all the time. The media onslaught against her was relentlessly negative for 7 years. Then there were all of the online comments about her looks and character. She got nothing by way of assistance or defense from the BRF. Same goes for Cressida, though to a lesser degree because her mother had pull with the media. Guess it just goes to show both women made the right choice in walking away from him.

      • LO says:

        Chelsy’s treatment was horrible, just awful. I always wondered in their story would have ended differently had she been treated better. Chelsy dated Harry while he was still under his father’s people. So Charles was probably calling the shots. And Charles is big on never explain, never complain. Harry did try to stand up for her in the interview for his 21st birthday, and he tried to assault a photographer in defense of her I thought. So at least a statement is more mature than that…

        Cressida got treated with kid gloves by the media so she didn’t really need a statement in her behalf.

      • Lady D says:

        Maybe Harry learned something from the press’s treatment of his last 2 serious relationships?

    • Naroula says:

      It’s interesting how people are defending the press after the statement was released. I side-eye anyone who claims that the BRF should have let Meghan fend for herself while she was character-assassinated by the racist and sexist press for the sinful act of dating a prince.

    • Can'tRecall says:

      I can’t. Her SM acct she had long before Harry and nothing she posted lead to the outing of their relationship. Harry’s release of that statement was hailed by women who don’t hate women as it simply asked that she not be subjected to sexist and race tinged stories designed to invoke the same from the trolls living under the Daily Mail comments bridge.

      Meghan has said nothing so clearly there is no discretion issue. The wretched comments from RD/RD/DM readers are mostly them projecting their biases onto her. The truth is some resent Harry’s statement because it put an end to the story line that she was embellishing their relationship. Then the attack was that he was ashamed of her and they did a pap stroll…now it’s the pearl clutching over her brother defending her….any excuse to demean her is sufficient for most of you.

      • TruthTeller says:

        No one is demeaning her. People can see through her pr bullsht and people can see through TRUTH. What part of that is hard for you to understand???
        Everything she posted on her SM gave tidbits about their relationship. Somebody had a little talk with Ms attention lover…
        She hasn’t posted in weeks. …

      • notasugarhere says:

        Plenty of people can see the truth, that she is being demeaned right and left because some people don’t like her dating a prince.

  18. Kitty says:

    Her sister said this story was fake.

  19. Hashtagwhat says:

    Word in Toronto is that Meghan paid off Chef Cory so he’d stay mum on when her relationship with Harry actually started. So I don’t know if this story about meeting her father is true, but it’s not necessarily untrue because it says “6 months ago.” The timeline of their relationship has been all over the place on purpose, bc it wasn’t exactly above board to begin with, according to people around here.

    • Hannah says:

      Well he sounds unpleasant then. Didn’t he treat her like shit?

      If he’s a big celebrity chef why on earth would he need to be paid of doesn’t he earn a lot of money himself.

      • PGrant's Girl says:

        So if somebody offered you tens or perhaps hundreds of thousands of dollars, you’d turn it down because “it’s cool, bruh, I’ve got enough as it is”? Sure, Jan. 🙄

      • perplexed says:

        He might be a celebrity chef in Toronto, but I don’t think he’s a celebrity world-wide. I suspect his salary isn’t that high.

      • Jen says:

        Huh? Are you missing the moral aspect here? If she had to pay him to not sell her out, hes more or less blackmailing her and is as trashy as they come. Doesn’t matter how much money he doesn’t or does have. It’s gross. Dunno if it’s true though, sure seems to be a lot of people on this site with fresh rumors from Toronto every day.😂

      • perplexed says:

        I can see the moral aspect as well. Someone mentioned that he’s a big celebrity chef and I disagreed that he’s that famous. That’s all.

    • Gronkh says:

      I heard she cheated on Cory, so many different stories ^^

    • Can'tRecall says:

      Anyone can claim they heard anything and it doesn’t mean it’s true. Provide us with your source. The sources in every story I’ve read about the end of the relationship said he was the serial cheater. LOL…It’s not so easy tearing a woman down on a forum where women actually like themselves huh?

      • Maria says:

        We are not tearing her down, we are simply figuring out a timeline since her father said he met Harry six months ago. And even if Meghan did break up with the chef, so what, she is a free woman, she can do what she wants. I think many of us on this site like Meghan as a matter of fact. But it’s a bit too early to tell whether it will go anywhere.

    • notasugarhere says:

      Or some anti-Meghan folks are spinning the idea of a payoff, when it might have been as simple as her purchasing his half of any joint property in the apartment.

  20. C'estMoi says:

    I don’t get it.If her and Cory ended on such a bad note,why are they still following each other on Instagram.Why do her close friends also follow him? Just think the relationship was at that point where it wasn’t working and Harry came along.
    Don’t know why people are blaming her for this..how on earth can she shut them up? Her dad should shut them up,they are his family

  21. Sam says:

    Harry is probably in Tromsø right now
    Someone who works at the airport in London tweeted that Harry stepped on a plane from Norwegian Airlines. He since deleted the tweet because he nearly got in trouble at work, he wasn’t supposed to say anything.

    Tromsø, Norway was his guess (he knows all the flights), and not long after, Inge Solheim uploaded a video to Instagram, from Tromsø, which could suggest that he’s arranging another trip for Harry + girlfriend, the way he did with Cress in Kazahstan.

    • notasugarhere says:

      The airline employee shouldn’t get in trouble at work, he should be fired outright for a breech of client privacy. It is one thing to be a fellow passenger who sees X on an airplane and rudely takes their picture. It is another for a paid employee at the airport to be the one breeching a client’s privacy.

    • Kitty says:

      Instead he William and Kate should up their workload but refuse to.

  22. Nia says:

    Her father’s side is always talking to the press. I doubt Harry met her dad, especially that early in the relationship. I

  23. AmericanInOz says:

    Am I the only one that thinks meeting the parents isn’t such a BIG deal?

    Anyone I was dating was always welcome to tag along when I went down and saw my parents whether it be for dinner or a weekend at their house. It didn’t mean I wanted to marry them, just that they were more than a one night stand.

    • Nia says:

      Only because it’s Prince Harry it’s a big deal and Meghan’s family stay talking to the press.