Meghan Markle Reportedly Got a Harsh Reprimand From Queen Elizabeth Before Marrying Prince Harry

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She may be the Queen of England, but one thing the monarch doesn't deal with is rudeness -- particularly if it's coming from a member of the royal family. According to royal expert and Vanity Fair reporter Katie Nicholl, Qeen Elizabeth scolded Meghan Markle after the former Suits actress was caught being, er, harsh to a staff member before her wedding with Prince Harry last May. Evidently, in Queen Elizabeth's eyes, duchesses don't trump staff members.

  • The talking-to came after the Duchess of Sussex took issue with eggs being in a dish that was to be served at the royal wedding. 

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    While speaking with Yahoo’s Royal Box on Friday, Nicholl revealed that Meghan was insistent on there being a “macrobiotic alternative” for some of her Hollywood friends who follow the strict diet. 

    “[Meghan] got very upset when she felt that she could taste egg in a dish when she was told there was no egg in there, and she said, ‘No, I can taste it, I can taste there’s egg in this dish,’” Nicholl said. 

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  • Things got a little awkward, though, when Queen Elizabeth walked in and saw what was transpiring. 

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    "I think there was a bit of an upset when suddenly the Queen walked in because of course, this was Windsor Castle, this is her home," Nicholl said. "And she just quietly took Meghan to the side and said, 'Meghan, in this family, we don't speak to people like that.'"

  • Um, awk-ward.

    We know what you can say, Meghan: "Yes, your Majesty. Whatever you say, your Majesty."

  • And as most royal fans know, the supposed egg incident wasn't the only royal dispute leading up to Meghan and Harry's wedding. 

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    It's been reported on numerous occasions that there was an issue about which tiara Meghan would wear at the royal wedding. 

    Back in November, a source told the Sun: "Meghan had her heart set on this tiara with emeralds and Prince Harry hit the roof when they were told it was impossible for her to wear it." The Queen deemed the tiara inappropriate, as the emeralds in it may have originated in Russia. 

    "There was a very heated exchange that prompted the Queen to speak to Harry," an insider claimed. "She said, 'Meghan cannot have whatever she wants. She gets what tiara she's given by me.'"

  • Annnnd of course who could forget the alleged altercation with Kate Middleton during a dress fitting?

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    Details are scant on this one, but supposedly -- supposedly -- Meghan somehow made Kate Middleton cry during a dress fitting with Princess Charlotte. 

    "Whether or not there were reports Kate cried… I don't know if that’s true or not, but there's clearly been some confrontation," royal journalist Robert Jobson told Royal Box in March. 

    Hmmm ... 

  • Whether or not these rumors are true will, naturally, remain a mystery to us commoners, as royals don't air their dirty laundry. 

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    That said, where there's smoke, there's usually fire. 

    We love you, Meg, but don't mess with Queen E.