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Prince Harry Reveals Meghan Markle Misled Viewers About Kate Middleton's Fight During 2021 'Oprah' Special

Prince Harry revealed in his highly anticipated memoir “Spare” that his wife Meghan Markle misled viewers of her 2021 Oprah Winfrey television special about the cause of his falling out with Kate Middleton.

While the 41-year-old former “Suits” actress claimed Middleton, 40, was to blame for their row over bridesmaid dresses ahead of Sussex’s May 2018 wedding, the 38-year-old Duke of Sussex wrote that his sister- father-in-law was also upset by a comment made by Markle.

In his memoir, Harry recalled that the Princess of Wales was offended when Markle told her she “must have baby brains because of her hormones,” according to Page Six.

Prince Harry has revealed that Meghan Markle has omitted a huge detail about her feud with Kate Middleton.

Prince Harry has revealed that Meghan Markle has omitted a huge detail about her feud with Kate Middleton.
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Baby brain is a term that “refers to memory problems, lack of concentration, and absent-mindedness reported by many women during pregnancy and early motherhood,” according to the Mayo Clinic.

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Middleton gave birth to their third child, Prince Louis, a month before Harry and Markle’s nuptials at St. George in London.

During the Sussexes’ meeting with Winfrey, 68, Markle made no mention of the “baby brain” comment. However, she has addressed rumors that she had made Middleton cry before their wedding.

“The narrative with Kate, which didn’t happen, was really, really difficult and something that I think, that’s when everything changed, really,” Markle said at the time.

Markle told Winfrey that “the reverse happened”. “That was a turning point,” admitted Markle.

Markle claimed that the narrative that the two had a long-standing rivalry stemming from Middleton’s crying at the wedding simply “didn’t happen”. Instead, Markle explained that a few days before the wedding, Middleton was upset about the flower girl dress her daughter, Princess Charlottewas to use.

“It made me cry and it really hurt my feelings,” explained Markle. “And I thought, in the context of everything that was going on in those days leading up to the wedding, that there was no point in not doing what everyone else was doing, which was trying to be supportive.”

However, Markle noted that the alleged feud that spawned this media fodder ended almost as quickly as it began, thanks to an apology from Middleton.

“It was a really tough week of the wedding,” explained Markle. “And she was upset about something, but she owned it, and she apologized. And she brought me flowers and a note, apologizing. And she did what I would do if I knew I’d hurt someone, okay, just to take responsibility. so.”

Harry and Markle gave Oprah Winfrey a revealing interview in 2021.

Harry and Markle gave Oprah Winfrey a revealing interview in 2021.
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Markle later explained that it was difficult for her to get over being portrayed as the instigator of their feud.

“What was difficult to overcome was being blamed for something that not only did I not do, but that happened to me,” Markle later told Winfrey. “Everyone at the institution knew it wasn’t true… I’m not sharing this piece about Kate in any way to belittle her. I think it’s really important that people understand the truth…. She’s a good person.”

She added, “And I think a lot of what I’ve seen happen is this idea of ​​polarity, where if you love me you don’t have to hate her. And if you love her you don’t have to hate me.”

However, Harry wrote in “Spare” that while the initial row was over bridesmaid dresses, Markle’s comment added fuel to the fire.

The Duke of Sussex wrote that, ahead of the wedding, Middleton became emotional during a heated argument she had with Markle over the timing of the wedding rehearsal and the fit of the bridesmaids’ dresses.

Before the wedding, Harry recalled that Middleton was upset over his daughter Princess Charlotte's flower girl dress.

Before the wedding, Harry recalled that Middleton was upset over his daughter Princess Charlotte’s flower girl dress.
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He said Middleton texted Markle during the week of the wedding saying there was a “problem” with her daughter Princess Charlotte’s flower girl dress.

Harry explained that it was expected that “French haute couture dresses”, which had been “hand-sewn based exclusively on [the bridesmaids’] measurements” would need to change.

According to the Duke of Sussex, Markle asked Middleton to bring Charlotte to the palace so that a tailor could make alterations to the dresses of all six bridesmaids. Harry wrote that Middleton considered this suggestion “not enough” and made an appointment to speak with Markle.

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During the conversation, Harry alleged that Middleton told Markle that her daughter’s dress was too big, long and baggy.

After Markle repeated that she should bring Charlotte in for alterations, Middleton allegedly told her that all the dresses needed to be redone.

Markle made the “baby brain” comment, which offended the Duchess of Cambridge, according to the memoir.

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Although Middleton eventually agreed to bring Charlotte in to make alterations, Harry remembers finding Markle crying “on the floor” after the switch. He noted that Middleton had apologized and brought a card and flowers when she showed up the next day.

He later wrote that Markle was “offended” after being “scolded” for commenting and was told that she was “not close enough” to Middleton to make comments about her hormones. According to Harry, Markle was brought to tears again after being scolded.

The conflict over the “baby brain” observation was one of many revelations that emerged from Harry’s bombastic memories.

“Spare” is scheduled to be released in the US on January 10th.