Meghan Markle, according to Prince Harry, is “better” in the royal role than his brother, the Prince of Wales.
The final volume of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s contentious Netflix documentary includes claims about Meghan’s press treatment, mental health, and their relationship with the Prince of Wales.
The final three episodes, which premiered on Thursday at 8am, follow the couple from their wedding day to their departure for North America.
Reflecting on the couple’s success in Australia, one friend claimed that the Palace was “threatened” by their popularity.
Harry says: “When someone who’s marrying in should be a supporting act, is then stealing the limelight or doing a better job than the person who was born to do this, that upsets people, it shifts the balance.
“You’ve been led to believe that being on the front pages of those newspapers is the only way for your charities to succeed and your reputation to grow or improve.”
Elsewhere, the pair discussed Meghan’s online abuse, with the duchess breaking down in tears as she talked about receiving death threats as a result of negative media coverage, saying people said they wanted to kill her.
Harry described what happened behind the scenes when the Queen summoned Charles, William, and Harry to Sandringham in January 2020 to discuss the Sussexes’ future plans after they announced their intention to step down as senior royals in a statement.
He described William’s interactions with him and accused his father Charles of lying, but claimed the Queen was passive.
“It was terrifying to have my brother scream and shout at me, my father say things that were simply not true, and my grandmother quietly sit there and sort of take it all in,” the duke continued.
Harry also suggested, with the show helpfully illustrating his point by overlaying an image of a newspaper headline claiming that Meghan was more popular than the Queen.