Prince William & Kate Middleton Reportedly Had Issues With Meghan Before Harry Married Her

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Ever since Meghan Markle and Prince Harry started dating, there's been talk about Prince William and Kate Middleton having "concerns" over the former Suits actress and how quickly Harry proposed to her. Although we certainly don't like the idea of there being any type of tension between William and Kate and Harry and Meg, we get where the Cambridges may have been coming from: They just wanted the best for Harry. 

Now, though, it's being reported that when William first expressed those concerns to his brother, Harry went completely ballistic. And that, friends, is evidently where it all started.

  • In a new UK documentary, 'William & Harry: Princes at War,' royal experts claim that William tried to offer a little brotherly advice when Harry first started dating Meghan. 

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    Journalist Carole Malone said, “The biggest cause of their so-called rift was Wills tried to warn Harry when he met Meghan not to rush into it. He’d only known her for less than a year when they got engaged. He sat him down and just told him to take it a bit slow, not to run at it."

    OK, fair enough, right? Of course, we love Meghan, but William was just looking out for his younger brother.

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  • When William made his comments to Harry, he wasn't doing so with ill-intent. He just wanted Harry to know 100% what he was getting into. 

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    Ingrid Seward, editor in chief of Majesty magazine, said in the documentary, “It was all so quick that William and Kate didn’t have a moment to get to know Meghan because Harry hardly knew Meghan.

    “And, of course, quite naturally William and Kate would have thought, ‘Oh, she’s been married before, she’s older than Harry, I hope she’s going to make him happy.’ Anyone would think that,” she added.

    Need we even tell you? Harry didn't take to William and Kate's concerns.

  • According to the Sun's royal correspondent, Emily Andrews, that was the moment Harry “went ballistic."

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    "You’re trying to wreck this relationship before it’s even started!" Harry reportedly said to William after his brother expressed concerns. 

    And that, according to royal expert Katie Nicholl, was the moment the dynamic changed between the brothers.  

    "There was a shift and it was largely down to Harry resenting his brother,” Nicholl said. “Harry supported William from the outset of his relationship with Kate and he felt very let down that he wasn’t getting his brother’s full 100 percent support with the relationship with Meghan."

    Fair enough. 

  • Although it sounds as if there really was a rift between the Cambridges and Sussexes, it seems things are currently on the up and up. 

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    Between the birth of baby Archie and the Sussexes moving to Frogmore Cottage, a source told Us Weekly that the brothers are "actually very close at the moment."

    "Working together on the household division brought them together,” the source said. “William was very supportive of Harry’s wants and needs for the new Sussex office and helped [Harry and Meghan] where he could. It was a great way for them to come together and focus on positive goals.”

    Yay!

    Again, we hate the idea of there being any animosity between Harry and William, but we're going to go ahead and believe it all started when William was being protective of his baby bro. And we're happy to hear that things are good between the families now. Hey, if anything can bring people together it's a baby and some space.