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The Queen bans Meghan Markle from wearing royal jewelry amid rumors of a royal rift, sources claim

The Queen bans Meghan Markle from wearing royal jewelry amid rumors of a royal rift, sources claim

Sources also claim that Prince William and Prince Charles will not be "extending their open arms again" because Prince Harry "crossed over line."

Hundreds of historic pieces make up the Royal Collection of jewelry, and at the moment, Meghan Markle reportedly cannot wear any of the diamond necklaces, brooches, tiaras, and other prized items that are part of the esteemed collection. The Duchess of Sussex is apparently forbidden from borrowing pieces from the collection, and this ban was approved by the Queen, according to Birmingham Live.

Some of the pieces from the collection are jewels that Markle's mother-in-law, Princess Diana, was seen wearing in public while she was alive. In the past, Princess Diana's older daughter-in-law, Kate Middleton, has also been seen donning items from the collection.



 

One of the pieces—The Cambridge Lover's Knot Tiara designed by Queen Mary—was a tiara that Queen Elizabeth II loaned to Princess Diana as a wedding gift for diplomatic functions and became one of the late princesses signature tiaras, according to Reader's Digest. This same tiara has been seen as part of Kate Middleton's attire in the past, as reported by Hull Live.

Currently, sources claim that the Queen banning Markle from borrowing pieces from the collection is only temporary. However, Prince William also reportedly supported the decision to bar her from wearing the jewelry.

Queen Elizabeth II and Meghan Markle take a moment of silence for victims of 2017's Grenfell Tower fire during a visit to the Storyhouse on June 14, 2018 in Chester, England. (Source: Getty Images | Photo by Phil Noble)

Amidst the surmounting claims of a rift between the Duke of Sussex and other senior members of the royal family, sources also claim that Prince Charles and Prince William won't be opening their arms to him because of his recent interview with Oprah Winfrey where both Harry and Meghan have made multiple accusations at the royal family.

"We read that Harry was shocked by the frosty reception he got from some members of the Royal Family," said TalkRADIO host Kevin O'Sullivan, as quoted by Mirror. "Some literally turned their back on him. He was stunned by this—I'm not sure why that was a surprise to him. It must be occurring to him how frozen out he is, how he has turned his back on his former life."

Former royal editor at The Sun, Charlie Rae, also told talkRADIO, "I do not believe that William and Charles will be extending their open arms again to Harry in the light of what he said..."

Prince William, Kate Middleton, Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, Prince Charles, and Camilla, at the Commonwealth Day Service 2020 on March 9, 2020 in London, England. (Source: Getty Images | Photo by Phil Harris)

"Why did he think he could come back for a funeral and expect everyone to throw their arms around him after he called them a bunch of racists?" Rae added. "This guy crossed over line," said O'Sullivan. While there might be tension between Prince William and Prince Harry, the two brothers were still able to come together to honor the memory of their mother with a special unveiling that will take place in a few months.



 

For Princess Diana's 60th birthday, the two princes reportedly worked together to plan for the unveiling of their mother's statue at Kensington Palace on July 1. The princes gave their feedback, after which the sculptor sent the design to be cast, according to The Sun. Although some believe Prince Harry would travel to the UK for the statue's unveiling, others are now doubtful if he will do so after he attended Prince Philip's funeral in April.

"I personally don't think Meghan will return to the UK," Phil Dampier, author of Royally Suited: Harry and Meghan In Their Own Words, told The Sun. "And there must now be a serious doubt as to whether Harry will come over for the unveiling of a statue for Princess Diana on what would have been her 60th birthday in July."

Cover image source: Getty Images | Photos by (L) Geoff Pugh and (R) Jack Taylor

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