Meghan Markle has been accused of bullying at the very least two palace aides throughout her brief tenure as a senior British royal.
Sources advised The Instances of London that the Duchess of Sussex often lowered staffers to tears when she lived at Kensington Palace following her Could 2018 wedding ceremony to Prince Harry.
In a single alleged incident, a royal aide who had been anticipating a confrontation with Markle advised a colleague: “I can’t cease shaking.”
Two senior members of the palace workers had been allegedly bullied into leaving their jobs, the UK newspaper reported.
A 3rd former aide mentioned they’d been personally “humiliated” by the previous TV actress.
One other ex-staffer advised the Instances the state of affairs felt “extra like emotional cruelty and manipulation, which I suppose is also referred to as bullying.”
The couple’s communications assistant on the time, Jason Knauf, reported the conduct in October 2018, seemingly in an effort to guard the staffers, the report mentioned.
“I’m very involved that the Duchess was in a position to bully two PAs out of the family up to now 12 months. The remedy of X* was completely unacceptable,” the HR criticism learn.
“The Duchess appears intent on at all times having somebody in her sights,” Knauf reportedly continued. “She is bullying Y and searching for to undermine her confidence. We’ve had report after report from individuals who have witnessed unacceptable conduct in the direction of Y.”
He added: “I stay involved that nothing might be accomplished.”
The paper’s sources mentioned that Buckingham Palace was extra involved about making the state of affairs go away as an alternative of addressing it.
“Senior folks within the family.. knew that they’d a state of affairs the place members of workers, significantly younger ladies, had been being bullied to the purpose of tears,” one particular person mentioned.
“The establishment simply protected Meghan continually. All the boys in gray fits who she hates have lots to reply for, as a result of they did completely nothing to guard folks.”
A spokesperson for the Sussexes mentioned Markle, 39, denied all claims of bullying, and was “saddened by this newest assault on her character, significantly as somebody who has been the goal of bullying herself.”
The allegations come prematurely of a tell-all interview the couple did with Oprah Winfrey — by which Markle is poised to say that life within the royal household was “nearly unsurvivable”
She and Harry, 34, will talk about their determination to go away the royal household and transfer to California with their child son, Archie.