Right after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their engagement, many started speculating whether Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton will be friends or rivals. And according to reports, the soon-to-be sisters-in-law have already begun leaning on each other.
According to E! News, Meghan and Duchess Catherine are getting along well and even they were able to form a special bond. Kate was also once a new member of the family and she knows how Meghan feels. She helped Meghan Markle to adjust her new life.
Kate herself was mentored by Queen Elizabeth. “She had audiences with Queen Elizabeth quite often and was taught to behave like a future Queen.”
“I’m sure Kate will do all she can to help Meghan,” a source in Kate’s hometown of Bucklebury told PEOPLE.
The two women share same interests and many similarities, considering their advocacies on helping children, a shared love for animals. Even when it comes to fashion.
Apparently, the rumors about the rivalry between Meghan and Kate weren’t true. Moreover, Kate was one of the first members of the family that the former Suits actress met. It was revealed that their first meeting “went very well” and Kate was delighted to meet Meghan.
They have quickly bonded, helped by their close proximity to neighbors at Kensington Palace. Meghan Markle is staying at Nottingham Cottage, her fiancé bachelor pad. The place is situated nearby the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s family home.
“Kate made it clear that should Meghan ever need something, or just want to chat, she shouldn’t hesitate to get in touch.”
“Kate knows how difficult it is navigating one’s way through this very different world,” the source added. “[And] it was important to [Harry] that Meghan and Kate got to know each other, as she has experienced many of the challenges Meghan now faces.”
Meghan Markle is joining the royal trio, William, Kate and Harry who share a very special bond. The three are making sure that Markle will adjust to her new life and feel at ease with her new role.
“It’s becoming very clear within the family that William, Catherine, Harry, and Meghan are the future of the royal family so everything rests on making sure Meghan eases naturally into her role. That’s a big priority for everyone.”