The Queen has not been given an ‘superior copy’ of Meghan and Harry’s tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey, reviews declare.

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Senior royals and Palace aides will watch the much-anticipated interview ‘on the similar time’ as the remainder of the world with community CBS set to air the two-hour particular within the US at 1am UK time on Sunday evening.

Officers have vowed to ‘reserve judgement’ on the present and will resolve on Monday whether or not to make a public response in mild of something particular Meghan and Harry need to say. ITV will broadcast it at 9pm that night.

In an extra blow to relations between the royal household and the Sussexes, sources immediately revealed that the Queen doesn’t have an ‘advance copy’ of the no-holes-barred particular – which is about to include ‘surprising’ revelations about Meghan’s brief time as a working royal.

Over-produced teaser trailers have already seen the Duchess of Sussex accuse the ‘Agency’ of ‘perpetuating falsehoods’ about her and Prince Harry whereas the pair throughout their time in Kensington Palace.

The couple, ITV and CBS have all confronted livid backlash on the choice to push forward with broadcasting the interview whereas Harry’s 99-year-old grandfather Prince Philip recovers from coronary heart surgical procedure in hospital.

A buddy earlier stated Meghan would by no means ask to postpone Sunday’s launch of her tell-all interview with Oprah and stated the royal household is utilizing the Duke of Edinburgh’s well being as an excuse to maintain her ‘muzzled’. 

Though a lot of the interview will likely be a one-to-one chat on what the duchess has to say about her temporary however acrimonious time as a working royal, Harry is known to return in in direction of the tip to have his say on the media and talk about their plans for the long run. 

It’s believed that this method has partly been accomplished in an try to distance himself from any of the stronger allegations made about his family by his spouse. 

But when the 36-year-old prince, who remains to be sixth in line to the throne, thinks it would go any approach to defending his already fragile relationships together with his relations, notably his brother, the Duke of Cambridge, he must suppose once more. 

William has barely spoken to his brother in current months and their relationship is alleged to be ‘hanging by a thread’ – though Prince Charles is known to have tried to not get entangled. 

Despairing officers additionally can’t imagine that Harry is so ‘blinkered’ that he can’t see how the interview is more likely to destroy any vestige of belief between him and his household.  

A Hollywood insider with ties to the Sussexes tells DailyMail.com, ‘Even when Meghan had the selection to postpone the Oprah particular she stated she would not’ 

The Queen (pictured with the Sussexes in 2018) has not been given an 'advanced copy' of Meghan and Harry's tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey, reports claim

The Queen (pictured with the Sussexes in 2018) has not been given an ‘superior copy’ of Meghan and Harry’s tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey, reviews declare

Senior royals (the family pictured together last year) and Palace aides will watch the much-anticipated interview 'at the same time' as the rest of the world with network CBS set to air the two-hour special in the US at 1am UK time on Sunday night

Senior royals (the household pictured collectively final 12 months) and Palace aides will watch the much-anticipated interview ‘on the similar time’ as the remainder of the world with community CBS set to air the two-hour particular within the US at 1am UK time on Sunday evening

Mounting strain has been placed on Meghan, Harry and CBS to push again the much-anticipated interview particular out of respect for Harry’s grandfather Prince Philip, who’s recovering from coronary heart surgical procedure. 

However a buddy of the Sussexes tells DailyMail.com completely, ‘Even when Meghan had the selection to postpone the Oprah particular she stated she would not as a result of it has completely nothing to do with Prince Philip and that that is simply an excuse by the palace to maintain her muzzled.’ 

In a teaser launched Wednesday, Meghan accused the Royal Family of ‘perpetuating falsehoods’ about her and Harry. 

The clip was launched the identical day Buckingham Palace launched a probe into allegations that Meghan bullied her workers. The unprecedented inquiry got here after Meghan was accused of inflicting ’emotional cruelty’ on aides who stated she is enjoying the sufferer. 

Mounting strain has been placed on Meghan and Harry to push again the much-anticipated interview particular out of respect for Prince Philip’s well being 

Royal workers stated they’re members of the ‘Sussex Survivors’ Membership’ after working for the couple, with some claiming they’ve suffered post-traumatic stress dysfunction and nervousness due to their remedy by Harry and Meghan.   

However our supply stated, ‘[Meghan] stated these outrageous allegations verify why she and Harry needed to half methods and make it their mission to be a voice for the underdog.

‘Meghan stated not as soon as did anybody from the Palace come to her protection when she was being shredded by the tabloids, however now impulsively it is okay for those self same individuals to speak to the media. 

‘She stated it is a double commonplace and never in one million years would Kate ever be handled this fashion. Meghan stated she was singled out from day one.

‘Meghan stated she is past relieved and grateful that she will get pleasure from her being pregnant surrounded by love and assist, in contrast to what she skilled behind the partitions of the Palace.’

On Friday one other promo clip was launched of the interview. In it, Meghan claimed royal aides blocked her from having a private dialog with Oprah within the months main as much as her marriage ceremony to Prince Harry.

Oprah revealed she known as Meghan in February or March 2018 – two or three months earlier than her marriage ceremony at Windsor Fort in Could that 12 months – to ask for an interview, however she declined as a result of it was not ‘the proper time’.  

On Wednesday, the Palace confirmed that its HR team will 'look into' the allegations, saying it 'does not and will not tolerate bullying or harassment in the workplace'

On Wednesday, the Palace confirmed that its HR group will ‘look into’ the allegations, saying it ‘doesn’t and won’t tolerate bullying or harassment within the office’

The bullying claims emerged in a 2018 email sent by Harry and Meghan's press chief Jason Knauf, who now works for Prince William. This sparked an extraordinary chain of events where the Sussexes accused Buckingham Palace of smearing them. The Queen then launched an inquiry into the bullying claims

The bullying claims emerged in a 2018 e mail despatched by Harry and Meghan’s press chief Jason Knauf, who now works for Prince William. This sparked a unprecedented chain of occasions the place the Sussexes accused Buckingham Palace of smearing them. The Queen then launched an inquiry into the bullying claims

Meghan stated she remembered that chat with Oprah ‘very effectively’ and ‘wasn’t even allowed to have this dialog with you personally’ as a result of there needed to be different individuals within the room sitting in.

Requested why she was now talking out, Meghan gave a protracted pause, earlier than saying: ‘Nicely, so many issues. That we’re on the opposite aspect of lots of – lots of life expertise that is occurred, and likewise that now we have the power to make our personal decisions in a means that I could not have stated sure to you then.’

She added: ‘That wasn’t my option to make. In order an grownup who lived a extremely impartial life to then go into this assemble that’s completely different than I feel what individuals think about it to be, it is actually liberating to have the ability to have the proper and the privilege in some methods to have the ability to say sure, I am prepared to speak.’

Oprah stated Meghan was now able to ‘say it for your self’, which the Duchess agreed with, including that she now did ‘to not need to seek the advice of with anyone at this level’. Meghan added: ‘Yeah, to select your individual and be capable of converse for your self.’  

Oprah raised eyebrows when she attended the marriage in Could 2018 amongst many observers who had no concept the billionaire US chat present legend even knew the couple. 

She is assumed to have solely met the Duchess as soon as face-to-face earlier than being invited to the star-studded nuptials and given a plum seat subsequent to senior royals.

Their sit-down at Kensington Palace months earlier than the ceremony was reportedly initiated by Gayle King, a mutual buddy and presenter on CBS This Morning, who is alleged to have arrange the preliminary telephone name between the pair. 

Oprah has additionally promoted the Duchess’s vary of vegan espresso to her 19million Instagram followers, visited her mom Doria for ‘kumquats and yoga within the backyard’ and even teamed up with Harry to safe an Apple TV deal. 

The tell-all chat with Oprah Winfrey was filmed at a location in California last month and will be shown in the US on Sunday

The tell-all chat with Oprah Winfrey was filmed at a location in California final month and will likely be proven within the US on Sunday

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at their wedding at Windsor Castle in May 2018

Oprah Winfrey attended the wedding in May 2018

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at their marriage ceremony at Windsor Fort in Could 2018 (left), which Oprah Winfrey attended (proper)

he first of two clips launched on Monday noticed Oprah ask Meghan: ‘Had been you silent or have been you silenced?’. Oprah added: ‘I simply wish to make it clear to everyone that there is no such thing as a topic that’s off limits’. Two additional sections of that clip noticed Oprah say the phrases ‘nearly unsurvivable’ and ‘feels like there was a breaking level’. 

That very same clip additionally featured Harry saying: ‘My largest concern was historical past repeating itself’ – and two additional snippets of Oprah saying: ‘You have stated some fairly surprising issues right here’, and ‘Wait, maintain, maintain up, wait a minute.’

The second clip launched on Monday noticed Harry say: ‘For me, I am simply actually relieved and glad to be sitting right here speaking to you with my spouse by my aspect, as a result of I am unable to start to think about what it should have been like for her (my mom Princess Diana) going by way of this course of by herself all these years in the past, as a result of it has been unbelievably robust for the 2 of us. However a minimum of now we have one another.’

This system will be broadcast in additional than 70 international locations – together with Australia, Canada, Germany, Italy, about 40 nations in sub-Saharan Africa and even Iceland – in offers specialists say will likely be value ‘a king’s ransom’. 

Extra international locations will likely be introduced within the coming days underneath preparations that might earn tens of tens of millions of kilos for CBS. The Sussexes will not be being paid for the chat and won’t obtain a slice of the syndication income. 

CBS is alleged to be charging advertisers greater than $150,000 for a 30-second slot. PR insider Mark Borkowski stated: ‘With 70 international locations, a conservative estimate is that that is going to make tens of tens of millions. I am unable to see something lower than that.

‘You are a king’s ransom and it should be a large payday for CBS. The final occasion on a scale like this was most likely Meghan’s personal marriage ceremony. If it had been exterior of Covid and the ravages of that on the advert business it may need been an even bigger deal, however it’s nonetheless going to be an enormous piece of content material to have.’ 

A supply near the couple stated of the timing: ‘There are lots of people who’re going to speak about this till this system airs, however the programming and all the remainder of it’s in the end as much as CBS. We’re not concerned in that aspect of issues. Because it stands, I do not suppose there may be any intention from this system maker to vary its air date.’

Tory MP Bob Blackman stated: ‘To be doing a tell-all interview screened within the UK when Philip is in hospital… they’re badly suggested, to place it mildly. None of those royal interviews have gone effectively and I am unable to see this going any higher.’

CBS presenter Gayle King spoke about the clip after it was shown on CBS This Morning, saying Meghan had been 'vilified'

Ahead of its release, CBS presenter Gayle King, who is good friends with Oprah, tweeted: 'Two days and counting till Oprah's interview with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry... This morning we have an EXCLUSIVE preview'

Forward of its launch, CBS presenter Gayle King (left), who is sweet buddies with Oprah, tweeted (proper): ‘Two days and counting until Oprah’s interview with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry… This morning now we have an EXCLUSIVE preview’

In one other trailer, Meghan calls her husband’s household ‘The Agency’ and blames them for her choice to talk out. 

Oprah asks her: ‘How do you’re feeling in regards to the Palace listening to you converse your fact immediately?’

An emotional Meghan replies: ‘I do not know the way they may count on that in any case of this time we might nonetheless simply be silent if there may be an lively position that The Agency is enjoying in perpetuating falsehoods about us’.

The Duchess provides: ‘And, if that comes with threat of shedding issues, there’s a lot that has been misplaced already.’

It isn’t clear which ‘falsehoods’ Meghan is speaking about as a result of the interview was recorded earlier than she was accused of ‘driving out’ two PAs and shattering the boldness of one other member of Kensington Palace workers – with one former aide branding Prince Harry and his spouse ‘outrageous bullies.’

Hours after she made the claims, Buckingham Palace revealed the Duke of Edinburgh, 99, underwent a ‘profitable process for a pre-existing coronary heart situation’ and can stay in hospital for ‘remedy, relaxation and recuperation for various days’.  

Commonwealth Day in 2020 was the scene of Harry and Meghan’s last official public engagement final 12 months. The 2021 service was cancelled for the primary time in practically half a century, due to the pandemic

Meghan suggests she has no fears about losing her royal privileges by speaking out, claiming: 'If that comes with risk of losing things, there is a lot that has been lost already'

Meghan suggests she has no fears about shedding her royal privileges by talking out, claiming: ‘If that comes with threat of shedding issues, there’s a lot that has been misplaced already’

Buckingham Palace will braced for a weekend of probably damaging revelations and can little question be nervously watching developments within the US to see what additional claims are made within the interview. 

In the meantime different Royal Relations carried on with their engagements – together with Prince William and Kate who had a videocall with the dad and mom of a boy helped by a psychological well being textual content helpline that they’re supporting. 

Whereas CBS was broadcasting, the @RoyalFamily Twitter account quoted a put up about how the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge had spoken to a household whose lives have been modified by a message to a psychological well being assist service. 

The Queen has additionally continued working whereas her husband has been in hospital – together with encouraging individuals to get the Covid-19 vaccine, holding telephone calls with Armed Forces chiefs and nearly unveiling a brand new statue of herself in Australia.

The pair have been each labeled ‘outrageous bullies’, in accordance to sensational claims. 

‘Damaged’ royal aides advised of feeling humiliated, ‘sick’, ‘terrified’, left ‘shaking’ with concern, and being lowered to tears by the duchess.

In a unprecedented assertion, Buckingham Palace introduced a proper probe into the allegations surrounding the Queen’s grandson and his spouse. Members of workers will likely be invited to contribute in confidence.

The Duchess of Sussex (pictured with the royal family) is accused of 'driving out' two PAs and shattering the confidence of another member of Kensington Palace staff - with one former aide branding Harry and his wife 'outrageous bullies' in The Times earlier this week

The Duchess of Sussex (pictured with the royal household) is accused of ‘driving out’ two PAs and shattering the boldness of one other member of Kensington Palace workers – with one former aide branding Harry and his spouse ‘outrageous bullies’ in The Occasions earlier this week

A photograph released by Kensington Palace today of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge during their videocall with the parents of a schoolboy who have praised the text helpline, Shout 85258, developed by the couple's Royal Foundation

{A photograph} launched by Kensington Palace immediately of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge throughout their videocall with the dad and mom of a schoolboy who’ve praised the textual content helpline, Shout 85258, developed by the couple’s Royal Basis

The Palace stated: ‘We’re clearly very involved about allegations in The Occasions following claims made by former workers of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. 

‘Accordingly our HR group will look into the circumstances outlined within the article. Members of workers concerned on the time, together with those that have left the Royal Family, will likely be invited to take part to see if classes might be realized.

‘The family has had a dignity at work coverage in place for various years and doesn’t and won’t tolerate bullying or harassment within the office.’

It doesn’t seem that the duke and duchess will likely be consulted at this stage. Nevertheless, Harry and Meghan have strenuously denied any bullying.

In response to the reviews, they accused the Queen’s workers of orchestrating a ‘calculated smear marketing campaign’. However Palace sources slapped down the smear declare as completely ‘disingenuous’.

The allegations and ensuing probe – in addition to accusations by the duchess that Buckingham Palace, and subsequently the Queen, are intentionally transferring in opposition to her – sees a brand new low in relations between the 2 events.

When the couple acrimoniously stop final 12 months as working royals, the aged monarch made clear her remorse and made a degree of claiming they have been nonetheless a lot cherished members of her household.

Aides stated the hope was that they may nonetheless return for household occasions resembling Trooping the Color, the official celebration of the Queen’s birthday when royals collect on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, and different vital events.

‘We will FINALLY inform the reality’: Former Royal aide who claims she was ‘bullied by Meghan Markle’ welcomes Palace probe and hopes it would put strain on her and Harry to supply proof

By Martin Robinson, Chief Reporter For Mailonline and Rebecca English Royal Editor and Sam Greenhill Chief Reporter For The Every day Mail 

An aide claiming to have been bullied by Meghan Markle welcomed the Queen’s investigation into her and Harry’s alleged mistreatment of workers and declared: ‘We’ll lastly be capable of inform the reality’.

The unnamed palace employee’s declare will pile much more strain on the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to provide proof to the probe after they have been invited to participate by Buckingham Palace. 

The Sussexes are accused of forsaking a ‘lot of damaged individuals’ with ‘younger ladies damaged by their behaviour’ and a supply describing one member of their workers as ‘utterly destroyed’ by the ordeal.

The Queen has now launched an unprecedented inquiry into allegations that Meghan and Harry bullied their workers – leaving royal workers ‘shaken’ by ‘sad recollections’ being introduced up a few ‘poisonous interval’ earlier than the couple emigrated.

Devastating claims that the Duchess of Sussex inflicted ’emotional cruelty’ on underlings and ‘drove them out’ have been ‘very’ regarding, Buckingham Palace stated.  

The whistleblower advised The Occasions: ‘We’ll lastly be capable of inform the reality. It isn’t going to be simple, however that is very welcome and lengthy overdue. We do not have to be silent any extra’. Legal professionals for the Sussexes have vehemently denied they’ve bullied or mistreated workers.

It got here as Meghan Markle accused the Royal Family of ‘perpetuating falsehoods’ about her and Harry of their interview with Oprah Winfrey in a brand new teaser clip launched simply hours after Buckingham Palace launched a probe into her alleged bullying of workers.

Ramping up her disagreement with the royals, the Duchess of Sussex calls her husband’s household ‘The Agency’ within the 30-second trailer launched by CBS yesterday and blames them for talking out in a present set to be watched by tens of millions across the globe.

Hours after she made the claims, Buckingham Palace revealed the Duke of Edinburgh has undergone a ‘profitable process for a pre-existing coronary heart situation’ and can stay in hospital for ‘remedy, relaxation and recuperation for various days’.

Prince Philip, 99, had the operation at St Bartholomew’s Hospital within the Metropolis of London, the place he was transferred to on Monday after spending 14 days at King Edward VII Hospital in Marylebone on account of an an infection.   

Harry’s grandfather’s in poor health well being will once more enhance requires the couple to postpone its broadcast on CBS within the US on Sunday and on ITV1 within the UK on Monday.  

The Queen (pictured with the couple in 2018) launched an unprecedented inquiry last night into allegations that Meghan and Harry bullied their staff

The Queen (pictured with the couple in 2018) launched an unprecedented inquiry final evening into allegations that Meghan and Harry bullied their workers 

It got here as a royal outsider scotched hopes they may sooner or later return for royal occasions resembling Trooping the Color, saying: ‘I am unable to ever see these two again on the balcony.’ 

Harry and his spouse have been each labelled ‘outrageous bullies’, in accordance to sensational claims. 

‘Damaged’ royal aides advised of feeling humiliated, ‘sick’, ‘terrified’, left ‘shaking’ with concern, and being lowered to tears by the duchess.

In a unprecedented assertion, Buckingham Palace introduced a proper probe into the allegations surrounding the Queen’s grandson and his spouse. Members of workers will likely be invited to contribute in confidence.

The Palace stated: ‘We’re clearly very involved about allegations in The Occasions following claims made by former workers of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. 

‘Accordingly our HR group will look into the circumstances outlined within the article. Members of workers concerned on the time, together with those that have left the Royal Family, will likely be invited to take part to see if classes might be realized.

‘The family has had a dignity at work coverage in place for various years and doesn’t and won’t tolerate bullying or harassment within the office.’

It doesn’t seem that the duke and duchess will likely be consulted at this stage. Nevertheless, Harry, 36, and Meghan, 39, have strenuously denied any bullying.

In response to the reviews, they accused the Queen’s workers of orchestrating a ‘calculated smear marketing campaign’ forward of their explosive two-hour ‘tell-all’ interview with Oprah Winfrey being broadcast this weekend.

However Palace sources final evening slapped down the smear declare as completely ‘disingenuous’.

The allegations and ensuing probe – in addition to accusations by the duchess that Buckingham Palace, and subsequently the Queen, are intentionally transferring in opposition to her – sees a brand new low in relations between the 2 events.

When the couple acrimoniously stop final 12 months as working royals, the aged monarch made clear her remorse and made a degree of claiming they have been nonetheless a lot cherished members of her household.

Aides stated the hope was that they may nonetheless return for household occasions resembling Trooping the Color, the official celebration of the Queen’s birthday when royals collect on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, and different vital events.

Final evening a royal insider commented: ‘I am unable to ever see these two again on the balcony.’

There isn’t any timetable to the investigation however it’s understood that any adjustments in insurance policies and procedures will likely be shared publicly in an annual overview anticipated later within the 12 months.

The royal aides on the centre of palace intrigue

Melissa Touabti (right) is pictured with Robbie Williams' wife Ayda for whom she previously worked

Melissa Touabti (proper) is pictured with Robbie Williams’ spouse Ayda for whom she beforehand labored

PA WHO QUIT AFTER WEDDING:

Melissa Touabti, the duchess’s former private assistant, had beforehand labored for Robbie Williams and Madonna.

She performed a key position in preparations for Meghan and Harry’s marriage ceremony in Could 2018, however stop after simply six months.

The Frenchwoman, 41, took a job with the billionaire Livingstone household – homeowners of the stately house Cliveden. 

THE AMERICAN SPIN DOCTOR:

Jason Knauf joined the royals in 2014, having acted as a ‘disaster administration knowledgeable’ on the Royal Financial institution of Scotland.

The 36- year-old American, who accomplished his grasp’s on the London Faculty of Economics, served as communications secretary to the ‘Fab 4’ of William, Kate, Harry and Meghan earlier than the Cambridges and Sussexes created separate places of work in March 2019.

Mr Knauf now heads William and Kate’s charitable basis. 

THE AMERICAN SPIN DOCTOR: Jason Knauf (left) walks behind the couple at the Invictus Games in Toronto

THE AMERICAN SPIN DOCTOR: Jason Knauf (left) walks behind the couple on the Invictus Video games in Toronto 

Simon Case in Dundee in 2019

Simon Case in Dundee in 2019 

THE WHIZ-KID WHO RUNS WHITEHALL: 

Simon Case grew to become the youngest head of the civil service for over a century when he took the put up on the tender age of 41.

The Cambridge historical past graduate – a famous fan of tweed fits and Barbour jackets – had beforehand been the principal personal secretary to successive Tory prime ministers, David Cameron and Theresa Could. He additionally labored at spying centre GCHQ as a ‘director of technique’.

His most up-to-date position earlier than changing into Cupboard Secretary final 12 months was serving as personal secretary to Prince William.

THE TOUGH TALKING AUSTRALIAN: 

Previously the Queen’s assistant personal secretary, Samantha Cohen had deliberate to stop Buckingham Palace in 2018. As an alternative, she agreed to remain on and assist the duchess by way of her first months within the Royal Household.

The popular however tough-talking Australian grew to become the Sussexes’ personal secretary, however left in 2019 to work for the environmental charity Cool Earth. 

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Queen Elizabeth II (accompanied by Samantha Cohen) attend a ceremony to open the new Mersey Gateway Bridge on June 14, 2018 in Widnes, England

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Queen Elizabeth II (accompanied by Samantha Cohen) attend a ceremony to open the brand new Mersey Gateway Bridge on June 14, 2018 in Widnes, England 

THE PRINCES’ HR HEAD HONCHO: 

Skilled human sources director Samantha Carruthers labored for De Beers and funding financial institution Lazard earlier than becoming a member of the royals.

Head of HR for Prince Charles and Prince William till 2019, she is now deputy chairman of the board of trustees for little one bereavement charity Winston’s Want. 

Samantha Carruthers worked for De Beers and investment bank Lazard before joining the royal

Samantha Carruthers labored for De Beers and funding financial institution Lazard earlier than becoming a member of the royal 

Palace officers will likely be requested why the preliminary claims of bullying that have been made in October 2018 weren’t acted on on the time.

A royal supply advised the Every day Mail final evening that the emergence of the bullying claims had ‘shaken’ many workers, each previous and current, and introduced up ‘many sad recollections’ a few notably ‘poisonous interval’.

The Occasions revealed allegations that the duchess bullied two assistants and shattered the boldness of one other member of workers, and ‘drove them out’ of Kensington Palace. It printed a litany of alleged bullying and ’emotional cruelty’.

A Palace supply advised the paper: ‘There have been lots of damaged individuals. Younger ladies have been damaged by their behaviour.’ The supply described one member of workers as ‘utterly destroyed’.

A former aide branded each Harry and his spouse ‘outrageous bullies’. One other supply claimed that Samantha Cohen, the couple’s personal secretary, had additionally been picked on.

In October 2018, an official grievance was lodged by Jason Knauf, himself one the couple’s most senior advisers.

He wrote: ‘I’m very involved that the duchess was capable of bully two PAs out of the family previously 12 months. The remedy of [X] was completely unacceptable.

‘The duchess appears intent on at all times having somebody in her sights. She is bullying Y and searching for to undermine her confidence.

‘Now we have had report after report from individuals who have witnessed unacceptable behaviour in direction of [Y].’

Harry and Meghan, whose ‘no holds barred’ CBS interview with Miss Winfrey will likely be broadcast on Sunday in America and within the UK on Monday at 9pm on ITV – which reportedly paid £1million – hit again on the allegations in The Occasions. A spokesman claimed the newspaper was being ‘utilized by Buckingham Palace to hawk an entirely false narrative’ earlier than the interview.

Yesterday a senior Palace supply advised the Mail: ‘That is completely unfaithful. We have not been ‘peddling’ something. It is disingenuous [to suggest that]. There are much more vital issues occurring on the planet [a reference to the pandemic and Prince Philip’s hospitalisation] which were focusing our consideration, somewhat than the circus round a media interview.’

One other supply added: ‘The Palace has 100 per cent refused to debate in any means, form or type the interview.

‘Each journalist that has been asking them about it for the final week or so is aware of that.

‘The view from the beginning is that nothing good is to be gained from doing that. Their view has not modified. The suggestion that this can be a Palace-orchestrated smear marketing campaign is deeply offensive and patently false.’

Mr Knauf, who labored as communications secretary to Harry and Meghan and now heads the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s charitable basis, despatched his 2018 e mail of grievance to Simon Case, then William’s personal secretary and now the Cupboard Secretary at Downing Road. 

Mr Case, who is alleged to have had no managerial accountability for Harry’s workers however took a eager curiosity in what was taking place, handed it to human sources director Samantha Carruthers.

In line with the report in The Occasions, Mr Knauf, who had already consulted Miss Carruthers, stated in his e mail that she ‘agreed with me on all counts that the state of affairs was very severe’.

Harry had ‘pleaded’ with Mr Knauf to not pursue the allegations, The Occasions claimed. Legal professionals for the couple deny this occurred.

The newspaper stated it had been approached by former workers to inform their story earlier than the couple’s interview with Miss Winfrey. They claimed that when Meghan was urged to assist Palace workers she replied: ‘It isn’t my job to coddle individuals.’

Meghan’s attorneys have vehemently denied she was a bully and claimed that one of many workers had left the job due to misconduct.

They stated the previous actress was ‘saddened by this newest assault on her character, notably as somebody who has been the goal of bullying herself and is deeply dedicated to supporting those that have skilled ache and trauma’. They added: ‘Let’s simply name this what it’s – a calculated smear marketing campaign based mostly on deceptive and dangerous misinformation.’ 

Meghan and Harry have been accused of being disrespectful to the Queen and her husband after it emerged they will not delay the discharge of their Oprah Winfrey interview regardless of Prince Philip’s well being issues.   

The couple are underneath big strain to ask Ms Winfrey to delay the published within the US on Sunday evening and the world over on Monday after it was revealed Harry’s 99-year-old grandfather underwent coronary heart surgical procedure this week. 

Critics together with a number of MPs have warned them they’re ‘badly suggested’ to go together with the plan – however the couple insist that it’s as much as CBS, who do not have ‘any intention’ to delay the present set to make them tens of millions of {dollars} in gross sales and promoting income. 

A supply near the Duke and Duchess of Sussex yesterday confirmed that the screening on Sunday evening remains to be anticipated to go forward, claiming the choice now lies with the broadcasters set to make tens of millions from the two-hour present.

‘There are lots of people who’re going to speak about this till the programme airs, however the programming and all the remainder of it’s in the end as much as CBS, we’re not concerned in that aspect of issues’, the supply stated, including: ‘Because it stands, I do not suppose there may be any intention from the programme maker to vary its air date’. 

And in an extra indication that the programme will likely be going forward in Britain, ITV yesterday shared the identical clip that was launched by CBS within the early hours of Thursday morning – however this time with the UK broadcaster’s branding within the backside nook. 

There may be rising anger over the published going forward, with royal specialists, followers and MPs calling for its postponement.

Tory MP Bob Blackman advised MailOnline: ‘The truth is I do not suppose the interview is acceptable in any respect. The much less they are saying the higher, regardless of the state of well being of the Duke of Edinburgh. However to be doing a tell-all interview screened within the UK when he’s in hospital – luckily he seems to have had a profitable operation – they’re badly suggested to place it mildly. None of those royal interviews have gone effectively… and I am unable to see this going any higher.’

Mr Blackman stated ITV has ‘received a option to make’. ‘I do not suppose they need to be exhibiting it,’ he stated. ‘Everybody’s sympathies must be for the Queen, a outstanding girl who has given a lifetime of service.’ One other Tory MP, who didn’t wish to be named, stated of Harry and Meghan: ‘Sooner or later I hope these two uncover what it’s actually prefer to have issues.’

Offers have been struck throughout the globe for the rights to broadcast the Sussexes’ Oprah Winfrey interview, ViacomCBS World Distribution Group stated.

The present has been licensed to be proven in additional than 17 international locations together with Australia, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Iceland, Israel, Italy, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Switzerland and the UK, in addition to in sub-Saharan Africa, following its US premiere on Sunday. 

CBS Presents Oprah With Meghan And Harry will likely be screened on networks together with Australia’s Community 10 and Canada’s World TV.

Meghan’s buddies accuse Royal aides of portray Duchess as an ‘offended girl of coloration’ with ‘bullying’ allegations in an ‘ugly’ bid to ‘destroy her character’ forward of tell-all Oprah interview

Meghan Markle’s buddies have rushed to her defence amid the Buckingham Palace ‘bullying’ row – with one claiming the dramatic fallout has been fuelled by racism.

Omid Scobie, creator of the Discovering Freedom biography of the Sussexes, quoted a collection of Meghan’s buddies standing up for her in a report for Harper’s Bazaar.

One buddy stated Meghan was one other instance of a ‘girl of color in a senior place… accused of being too offended, too scary, too no matter within the office’.

The creator was additionally advised Meghan and her husband Prince Harry have discovered the claims ‘distressing and upsetting’, and that she is at all times ‘form and thoughtful’.  

Omid Scobie, royal editor at large for Harper's Bazaar and author of the Finding Freedom biography of the Sussexes, quoted a series of Meghan's friends who have stood up for her

Omid Scobie, royal editor at giant for Harper’s Bazaar and creator of the Discovering Freedom biography of the Sussexes, quoted a collection of Meghan’s buddies who’ve stood up for her

Meghan is pictured during her interview with Oprah Winfrey set to air on ITV next Monday

Meghan is pictured throughout her interview with Oprah Winfrey set to air on ITV subsequent Monday

Omid Scobie: Harper’s Bazaar royal editor who left Warmth after allegedly being known as a ‘P**i’ 

Omid Scobie began his profession on the celeb journal Warmth earlier than transferring on to cowl the royals. 

He’s now royal editor at giant for Harper’s Bazaar.

Born to a Scottish father who runs a advertising company and an Iranian mom who works in little one welfare, he stated he left Warmth after an govt is alleged to have known as him a ‘P**i’.

He’s a royal contributor for Good Morning America and host of ABC’s royal podcast, ‘The Inheritor Pod’.

Mr Scobie has boasted of his unique entry to Prince Harry and Meghan. 

Mr Scobie is co-author of Finding Freedom, a biography about Harry and Meghan

Mr Scobie is co-author of Discovering Freedom, a biography about Harry and Meghan

He’s described within the blurb for the Sussexes biography Discovering Freedom as ‘an authoritative voice on the lives and philanthropic endeavors of the Royal Household’s youthful members and maintains sturdy entry to the Sussexes’ working world’.

Mr Scobie, the royal editor of Harper’s Bazaar, commonly stands up for Meghan on social media and final evening retweeted a collection of optimistic messages backing her. 

In an article he additionally claims that the couple, who deny serving to him together with his ebook, ‘knew that it will get ugly within the run up’ earlier than their Oprah Winfrey interview.

The ‘tell-all’ two-hour dialog will likely be broadcast within the US on CBS this Sunday evening at 1am UK time, earlier than being proven in Britain on ITV on Monday from 9pm.

Writing in Harper’s Bazaar, Mr Scobie quotes a nameless buddy of Meghan saying: ‘I hate to say it, however discover me a lady of color in a senior place who has not been accused of being too offended, too scary, too no matter within the office. It is unhappy that it is taking place, however I am not shocked. These claims are so removed from the lady I do know.’

One other stated: ‘Harry and Meghan knew that it will get ugly within the run up however seeing such an apparent try at destroying her character was distressing and upsetting.’

It comes because the Duchess stated she couldn’t be anticipated to remain silent if the royal household performed a component in ‘perpetuating falsehoods’ about her and Harry.

A clip of Meghan making the remarks to Oprah Winfrey was launched within the early hours of yesterday, during which the Duchess added ‘so much … has been misplaced already’.

The couple’s interview with the US chat present queen is anticipated to carry the lid on their brief interval as working royals earlier than they stepped down for a life in America.

Within the 30-second clip launched on social media, Oprah asks the Duchess: ‘How do you’re feeling in regards to the Palace listening to you converse your fact immediately?’

She replies: ‘I do not know the way they may count on that, in any case of this time, we might nonetheless simply be silent if there may be an lively position that The Agency is enjoying in perpetuating falsehoods about us.

‘And, if that comes with threat of shedding issues, I imply, I … there’s a lot that has been misplaced already.’

‘The Agency’ is broadly thought of to be shorthand for the establishment of the royal household.

The clip was launched simply hours after Buckingham Palace stated final evening it had launched an investigation into claims that the Duchess bullied former royal workers.

Previous and current workers are to be invited to talk in confidence about their experiences of working for Meghan, after it was alleged she drove out two private assistants and that workers have been ‘humiliated’ on a number of events.

The Occasions newspaper has reported that the duchess ‘destroyed’ one member of workers and one other was left in tears earlier than she departed. Meghan’s attorneys have vehemently denied she is a bully.

Mr Scobie last night retweeted a series of positive messages backing the Duchess of Sussex

Mr Scobie final evening retweeted a collection of optimistic messages backing the Duchess of Sussex

Kate Middleton’s mom Carole asks publishers of Good Housekeeping to not promote her cowl interview to keep away from being ‘insensitive’ to Prince Philip, 99, 

Kate Middleton’s mom Carole has requested the publishers of Good Housekeeping journal to not promote a canopy interview along with her over fears it would look ‘insensitive’ whereas Prince Philip is battling ill-health in hospital. 

Carole Middleton, who runs get together provide firm Occasion Items, interviewed with the journal in January however has reportedly requested its publishers to not market it as Prince Philip, 99, remains to be in hospital.

The information comes forward of a ‘tell-all’ interview with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and Oprah Winfrey which is about to air within the UK on Monday evening, regardless of criticism of its timing.

Kate Middleton's mother Carole turned down publicity for  an interview in Good Housekeeping magazine because she did not want to be 'insensitive' while Prince Philip, 99, was in hospital

Kate Middleton’s mom Carole turned down publicity for  an interview in Good Housekeeping journal as a result of she didn’t wish to be ‘insensitive’ whereas Prince Philip, 99, was in hospital

Respectful: Carole Middleton, pictured on the cover of Good Housekeeping, discusses her business and family life in the interview which features in the April issue and is out now

Respectful: Carole Middleton, pictured on the quilt of Good Housekeeping, discusses her enterprise and household life within the interview which options within the April subject and is out now

A supply advised the Sun: ‘Carole is extremely pleased with her firm and all of the exhausting work that goes into it.

‘However while backing the enterprise, she did not wish to flip any information right into a media circus as a result of she is so respectful and delicate to Catherine, and the royal household.

 ‘She at all times will get William’s go-ahead earlier than any interview like this, and he’s extremely supportive.

‘However the extra the PR machine rolled out in Los Angeles with Meghan and Harry, the extra delicate Carole grew to become.

‘She determined she did not wish to do any PR for the interview – even when it price her hundreds in potential misplaced advertising.’

Within the interview, which options within the April subject and is out now, Carole shares insights into her firm Occasion Items in addition to her household life.

She seems on the quilt of the journal sporting a £375 Seventies-inspired floral print costume from Wyse London, befitting the arrival of spring. 

Kate and William will be part of the Queen for particular broadcast to have a good time the Commonwealth hours earlier than Sussexes’ bombshell Oprah interview airs 

By Dan Gross sales For MailOnline

The Queen will seem on a tv particular that includes Prince William and Kate, Sophie in addition to Charles and Camilla hours earlier than Harry and Meghan’s US interview criticising the Royal family.

Six senior Royals will likely be seen on A Celebration For Commonwealth Day which will likely be broadcast on BBC One on Sunday.

Will probably be seen by tens of millions of Britons earlier than Meghan’s pre-recorded CBS sit-down with Oprah Winfrey which has already been trailed exhibiting her hitting out at ‘The Agency’.

Actually six of the eight senior Royal Relations broadly stated to make up The Agency will likely be seen talking beforehand – with solely Princess Anne and Edward not featured. 

The Queen’s annual Commonwealth Day message can pay tribute to communities throughout the household of countries have come collectively in response to the pandemic.

The Queen will be joined by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge William and Kate on TV

The Queen will likely be joined by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge William and Kate on TV

The Royal family broadcast will go out hours before Meghan and Harry are on US television

The Royal household broadcast will exit hours earlier than Meghan and Harry are on US tv

Later the Prince of Wales will addressing the common devastation brought on by the coronavirus pandemic in a recorded message and spouse Camilla will inform broadcaster Clare Balding in regards to the significance of books.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have additionally spoken to medical, charity and voluntary workers from throughout the Commonwealth to listen to extra in regards to the work they’ve been finishing up to take care of these inside their communities.

Lastly the Countess of Wessex has spoken to 3 ladies from across the Commonwealth, to listen to about their experiences of supporting different ladies and their wider communities.

The 5pm programme steals a march on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to beat them to the airwaves by addressing the nation on TV first.

Her Majesty was on account of attend the annual Commonwealth Service on March 8 – however this has been cancelled for the primary time in practically half a century on account of Covid-19, Westminster Abbey introduced this week.

The Queen will take to the airways without Meghan and Harry who have stepped down

The Queen will take to the airways with out Meghan and Harry who’ve stepped down

As an alternative the Queen selected to share her annual message 24 hours earlier for A Celebration For Commonwealth Day.

This will likely be proven to tens of millions a couple of hours earlier than Harry and Meghan’s intimate interview with Oprah Winfrey is being screened in a two-hour particular on CBS at 8pm EST within the US – round 1am UK time on Monday. 

A Westminster Abbey spokesman stated: ‘The choice was taken collectively by the Abbey, the BBC and the royal family about three weeks in the past.’ 

The conflict between the Queen’s BBC assertion and the Sussexes’ multi-million greenback CBS interview has further significance as a result of final 12 months’s Commonwealth Service was when the couple bowed out as working royals, and after they have been final seen in public with Harry’s grandmother, father and brother. 

Harry and Meghan are stated to be in shock as a result of the Queen stripped them of their royal and sporting patronages after they ‘poured their hearts out’ to Ms Winfrey throughout a two-day shoot of their £11million LA mansion final week.

The tell-all interview is because of air on Sunday March 7 with no subjects off-limits with one supply warning Harry’s household the present could be a superb ‘time to cover behind the couch on the palace’. 

It has additionally emerged that Meghan is anticipated to discuss the feud along with her household on her father Thomas’ aspect after This Morning host Holly Willoughby stated that Oprah Winfrey’s group had been involved with ITV for footage of an interview along with her half-sister.

Within the January 2020 broadcast Samantha Markle stated the previous Fits actress and Harry owed her and their father an apology for ‘extremely mistaken, untoward, and surprising’ behaviour after the royal marriage ceremony in 2018. 



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