MEGHAN Markle and Prince Harry’s marriage “won’t last as they rushed in”, claims Prince Andrew’s former love interest Lady Victoria Hervey.
The British socialite, 44, says the courtship between the Duke and Duchess of Sussex was “way too short”, and she predicted Meghan, 39, would end up “wanting to be in America.”
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Harry and Meghan are believed to have met on a blind date in July 2016, according to the biography Finding Freedom.
The lovebirds became engaged a year later in August 2017 – before officially announcing the news three months later in November, and then married in May 2018.
Lady Victoria, who is the daughter of the 6th Marquess of Bristol, said to Closer magazine: “I think Harry and Meghan’s courtship was way too short. I just don’t see it lasting.
“I remember just before their wedding, I thought, ‘They’ll get married, have a few kids… And she will end up wanting to be in America’.”
Finding Freedom also claims that Prince William advised Harry to “take as much time as you need to get to know this girl” – which Harry took offence to.
Lady Victoria added that she doesn’t think Meghan and Harry spent enough time together in England, and said: “They were always travelling somewhere. They moved too fast.”
She said that Kate Middleton and Prince William’s relationship is so successful as they took a long time before getting married.
She also said she found the couple’s bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey “distasteful”, due to it taking place when the late Prince Philip, who died in April aged 99, was ill in hospital.
Lady Victoria added: “The way it was done, with Prince Philip in the hospital, literally about to die. I thought it was pretty unreal.”
During the chat, the Sussexes claimed one member of the royal family questioned what colour their son Archie’s skin would be before he was born – although they clarified it was not the Queen or Prince Philip who made the remark.
Lady Victoria said she thinks Harry is now the “black sheep” of the royal family, although she believes he would be welcomed back with open arms if he should wish to return to the UK.
Lady Victoria is an English model, socialite, aristocrat, famous for being in the London club scene.
She is believed to have gone on a date with Prince Andrew in 1999 became part of his inner circle of friends.
Lady Victoria was invited to join him, Donald Trump and Bill Clinton for a meal in 2000.
The model told The Mirror in 2019 that billionaire paedophile Jeffrey Epstein was also there, and said he seemed “very charming”.
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At the weekend, Meghan claimed Covid has wiped out a generation of progress for women during her first TV appearance since her Oprah interview.
Meghan, who is expecting her second child, acted as a campaign chair of the Vax Live concert to support the global vaccination effort with Prince Harry.