Meghan played Harry like a piano until she got everything she ever wanted, claims royal author Lady Campbell
'Meghan was cutting a swathe through Harry's social life, she didn't approve of this, she didn't approve of that, she is an operator'
Royal author Lady Colin Campbell has called Meghan an "operator" in a talk with Daily Star Online. Campbell claims that though the royal couple is very much in love, that has only contributed to Prince Harry allowing Meghan to "play him like a piano" and chart the course of their lives together. In the interview, Campbell lays out their relationship and picks it apart to emphasize how manipulative she believes Markle to be.
Meghan, 39, and Prince Harry, 36, started dating in July 2016 and were married in 2018 at the Windsor Castle. Meghan's stint as a member of the royal family has been awash with harsh criticisms from both within the royal family and from outside. Meghan and Harry made headlines earlier in 2020 when they announced that they would be officially stepping down as members of the royal family to start a new life in Los Angeles.
Campbell claims that Meghan used Harry to gain everything she wanted, from prestige to a loving home and family. "I do think Meghan and Prince Harry are in love," said Campbell, to the Daily Star. "She played Harry like a piano, hitting the right keys until she got everything she wanted. Very quickly on how Meghan was cutting a swathe through Harry's social life, she didn't approve of this, she didn't approve of that, she is an operator."
According to Campbell, problems began to arise four days after the two were married, when the royal family had heard stories of commercial deals they found "laughable", and that the deals that the couple made would possibly lead to them being "perceived not to be neutral" to the general public. Campbell added that in order to truly represent the country the way Harry and Meghan are meant to, "you have to be above politics and commerce."
Since retiring as senior royals in January, the royal couple have signed a deal with Netflix worth more than $144 million, in addition to accepting several public speaking engagements. The Netflix deal will see the couple work on several documentaries and shows meant to "inform and give hope." However, the move has been a controversial one for the former senior royals. The couple has come under fire for their Netflix deal, especially after they recently canceled their appearance at the fundraising Invictus Games event for wounded soldiers in favor of the deal. The event was to be broadcasted by Netflix competitor Amazon, which meant that due to the Netflix deal Prince Harry and Meghan would be unable to attend the event.
Campbell has also been quoted by the Daily Star as saying that Meghan is definitely the person who is in charge of the relationship she has with the Duke of Sussex. "Meghan is a very dominant personality, who has never been shy of walking into a room and taking control of it," said Campbell. "She has done that with everybody throughout the whole of her life, and she saw no reason to change when she joined the royal family."