The shady side of Meghan Markle

Meghan Markle became Prince Harry’s fiancée when the royal popped the question in November 2017 — causing both American and British citizens to rejoice. Her mixed-race background, previous marriage, and — of course — status as an American citizen have all drawn extra attention to this groundbreaking engagement, but a few things going on behind the scenes have us raising our eyebrows. Here’s a look at the shady side of Meghan Markle.

She’s related to Prince Harry

Yep, you read that right: the two lovebirds come from the same family tree. Of course, we should take this with a grain of salt, because after all, we probably all share a few genes here and there if we trace our ancestry back far enough. Though Markle is American and Prince Harry’s British, in October 2017 the Daily Mail performed what they called “a genealogical investigation” revealing that the couple are allegedly cousins dating back to the 15th century. The connection is on Markle’s father’s side—but it’s 15 generations back, so there’s no need to worry about family dinners getting more awkward over the holidays.

Hollywood may have changed her

In December 2017, news broke that Markle’s estranged half-sister Samantha Grant was gearing up to release a tell-all book focused on revealing some damning family secrets, going so far as to call Markle a “social climber” in an interview with The Sun.

“Hollywood has changed her. I think her ambition is to become a princess,” said Grant when Markle and Prince Harry started dating. Grant also complained that Markle all but forgot about her after gaining high society status. However, according to E! Online, a person close to the family says Grant can’t be trusted.

“Samantha Grant doesn’t have a relationship with Meghan Markle and she never has,” said the source. “Meghan has never done anything to her and continues to take the high road.” Be that as it may, it’s worth noting that it isn’t only Grant who thinks Markle’s completely different these days. “The person I knew is not there anymore,” Markle’s former best friend, Ninaki Priddy, told the Daily Mail in December 2017. “There’s Meghan Before Fame and Meghan After Fame.”

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