According to a royal specialist, Meghan Markle considered herself to be “the royal family’s new Princess Diana

Their time as senior members of the royal family didn’t exactly go as planned. A few years after Meghan Markle and Prince Harry got married, the couple decided it was time to leave the family.

While some members of the Firm were hurt and shocked by their decision, the Sussexes’ subsequent actions, which included disclosing a plethora of information about the royal family, created an awful situation that has persisted ever since.

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Today, Harry and Meghan’s bond with the royal family was shattered, and it’s unclear whether they will ever mend. Not what the Duchess expected, according to one royal expert, was to have to stand in Kate Middleton’s shadow.

According to a recent report, Meghan may have even imagined herself as the next Princess Diana of the UK in addition to being in the spotlight.

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The romance between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle started with a quick one-hour date in London in 2016. The former Suits star recalled how she and Harry had arranged to meet while she was in London for the Wimbledon tennis tournament.

Nevertheless, Harry and Meghan embarked on a series of royal trips, their first stopping in Australia. Following her successful return from the royal tour of Australia, Meghan Markel saw herself as “the royal family’s new Diana,” according to royal expert Tom Bower in his new book House of Beckham, which centres on the relationship between David and Victoria Beckham, as The Sun reported.

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At the same time, she was disgruntled that “in the royal hierarchy she was subservient to Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and the future Queen.”

The celebrity biographer asserts that Meghan was not happy with her position “subservient to Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and the future Queen, in the royal hierarchy.”

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Before her untimely death in 1997, Princess Diana maintained her status as one of the most well-known figures, even after she and Charles got divorced and she left the royal family.

Furthermore, it seems Meghan Markle aspired to follow in her late husband’s mother’s footsteps as a famous person.

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Even though the Duchess became well-known all over the world when she was a part of the royal family, she had big plans to take her stardom to the next level after she and Harry parted ways.