Kate, the Princess of Wales, previously seen as a potential mediator in the rift between Prince William and Prince Harry, has decided to step back from this role. This shift in focus comes amid ongoing tensions and public criticisms from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. A royal expert suggests that Kate’s decision is influenced by the challenges and complexities of the situation.
The Princess of Wales has faced criticism for her interactions with Meghan Markle. Author Omid Scobie, known for his insights into royal affairs, has described Kate as distant and overly concerned with royal protocols, contributing to a strained relationship with Meghan.
Despite Scobie’s denial of any direct contributions from Harry and Meghan to his book, their close association with the author and the nature of the claims made have been a source of tension. Kinsey Schofield, a commentator, observed that this closeness complicates the possibility of Kate successfully mediating between Harry, Meghan, and the rest of the Royal Family.
Initially, there were expectations that Kate, leveraging her rapport with Prince Harry, might bridge the divide following the Sussexes’s departure in 2020. However, Schofield, the founder of To Di For Daily, argues that the extent of public statements and accusations has made personal negotiations increasingly untenable for the Princess.
In a discussion on GB News, Schofield highlighted the unfair treatment of Kate in Scobie’s narratives and emphasized her need for a period of healing. She also pointed out the conflicting narratives in various publications about Meghan’s relationship with the Royal Family, suggesting a more complex picture than what is often portrayed.
Scobie’s latest book, released in November, continues to scrutinize the Princess of Wales, adding to the already complex dynamics within the Royal Family.