Meghan Markle’s estranged half-sister slammed her choice to step away from the British royal household together with husband Prince Harry as a “slap in the face,” in an interview aired Thursday.
Samantha Markle, an outspoken critic of the Duchess of Sussex, blasted the couple’s bombshell “Megxit” announcement as thoughtless.
“I think what is shocking is the lack of consideration for the people involved, the British royal family, the promises that were originally made to honor royal duties and to lead by example,” she informed Inside Edition.
When requested if the couple may very well be blamed for wanting out of the limelight, Samantha stated Meghan ought to have identified how public royal life can be earlier than she married the prince.
“That’s ridiculous, they stepped into the spotlight knowing what the duties were, knowing what the media would be like for them,” Samantha stated.
Samantha, who shares dad Thomas Markle with Meghan, accused her half-sister of participating in “attention-getting behavior.”
If Meghan needed to be “so private” she stated, then she wouldn’t have gone to Wimbledon final yr to observe pal Serena Williams play and be pictured with “40 empty seats around her,” stated Samantha.
The couple’s announcement included plans to separate their time between the UK and North America — however even that gained’t be sufficient to fix fences with Meghan’s dad’s aspect of the household, Samantha stated.
“I think it’s horrendous how we’ve been treated and I wouldn’t want to associate with anyone who could do this to people so easily,” she stated.
Samantha has been vital of the Meghan, specifically the estrangement between her and their father. Meghan’s mom, Doria Ragland, divorced Thomas when the ex-“Suits” actress was a toddler.
Still, Samantha maintained that her long-running feud with Meghan had nothing to do with jealousy.
“I was being honest from the beginning in hopes that it would appeal to her heart and her morality,” she stated.