Meghan Markle wasn’t impressed with Camilla Parker Bowles’ thoughtful lunch menu – book
- According to Angela Levin’s upcoming book, Camilla Parker Bowles offered “advice” to Meghan Markle.
- The author cites a source who claims Meghan Markle didn’t realize Camilla served dishes to Parker Bowles a Charity Cookbook.
- According to Levin, Meghan Markle wanted to “go her own way”.
According to a forthcoming book, Camilla Parker Bowles’ special lunch menu had “no impact” on food-loving Meghan Markle. The dishes, which were a nod to the Duchess of Sussex’s charity work, went unnoticed, according to Angela Levin’s bio.
Book says Camilla Parker Bowles wanted to ‘help Meghan find her feet’
in one Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall: From outcast to Queen consort Excerpt, Levin describes how Camilla tried to give Meghan “advice” when she entered royal life in 2017.
“They had lunch together and Camilla spent a lot of time offering advice on how to deal with the pressure,” Levin wrote via The Daily Telegraph. “She tried to be supportive, happy to be their mentor and took them to private lunches. A source at the time told me, ‘She doesn’t want to see anyone fight and she likes Meghan.'”
“The Queen Consort knows better than anyone how difficult it is to be welcomed into the royal family and wanted to help every newcomer,” the author continued, noting that Camilla had done something similar with Kate Middleton.
Camilla gave Meghan a “warm welcome” upon her arrival in London, Levin said. Meanwhile, the current King Charles III. gladly with him suits Alum on Theater and Art.
Additionally, “Camilla felt that her experience of dealing with public insults, press insults and the coldness of the royal family put her in a good place to help Meghan adjust to the restrictions of royal life, and was equally keen on helping Meghan get back on her feet. ”
According to the book, Meghan Markle didn’t notice that the lunch menu included recipes from her first solo project as a British royal
Camilla’s tutelage left Meghan “unresponsive” and “dull,” Levin wrote, citing a lunch the Duke and Duchess of Sussex had with the King and Camilla. It came after Meghan’s first solo project as senior royal contributed to it Together: Our community cookbook.
“Wanting to show their support, the Queen Consort and King Charles invited the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and their friend Lucia Santa Cruz to Highgrove for lunch,” Levin said.
She continued, citing Santa Cruz. “Lucia recalls: ‘As a surprise, Camilla did everything to ensure lunch consisted only of recipes from Meghan’s cookbook and that included a very spicy salsa. It was a really nice gesture.’”
Levin continued, saying it “had no impact.” Meghan “appeared bored” and “unresponsive” to Camilla’s advice, the author wrote. She “preferred to go her own way, with the result that the Queen Consort Council landed on rocky ground.”
Meghan Markle says she “actively sought” to forgive
The Duchess of Sussex said in an August 2022 interview that she had “actively sought” to forgive the royal family and her own relatives.
“I think forgiveness is really important. It takes a lot more energy not to forgive,” she says wisely. “But it takes a lot of effort to forgive. I was really actively trying, mostly because I knew I could say anything,” she told The Cut.
Shortly after the interview was published, Harry and Meghan traveled to the UK and Germany. The original four-day trip, however, became radically different when Queen Elizabeth II’s health deteriorated, eventually leading to her death on September 8th. They stayed in England for ten days until the Queen’s funeral on September 19.
Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall: From outcast to Queen consort hits shelves on September 29th.
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