Meghan Markle fans claimed the Duchess of Sussex was the only member of the royal family to cry at Queen Elizabeth’s funeral – when others were clearly in tears.
Prince Harry’s wife was seen wiping tears during an ongoing ceremony at Westminster Abbey on Monday, with tears clearly visible on her cheeks.
Meghan Markle fans claim the Duchess of Sussex was the only member of the royal family to cry at Queen Elizabeth’s funeral has left the internet divided.
A picture from the moment was posted on Twitter with the caption; ‘Meghan Was The Only One Who Cried For The Queen… Really Summarizes Everything’
A picture from the moment was posted on Twitter with the caption; ‘Meghan was the only one who cried for the Queen… really sums it all up.’
The poster, who calls himself a ‘Sussex Detective’, closed the replies to the tweet.
The Duchess was later pictured battling her emotions as the Queen’s coffin left the abbey on a visit to her final resting place in a vault with Prince Philip at Windsor Castle.
The claim caused an uproar on Twitter – with other users sharing photos of the royals clearly crying.
Some posted pictures of other royals apparently crying, and said: ‘Anything people are saying on this app, I can’t…’
Images from the spectacular event show King Charles breaking down in tears as he looks at his mother’s coffin at Westminster Abbey
Images of the spectacular event showed King Charles tearing out of his eyes as he looked at his mother’s coffin in the abbey, while little Princess Charlotte wept openly.
Catherine, Princess of Wales, was clearly fighting back tears when she arrived at the abbey’s funeral, her eyes red-red with emotion.
Prince Edward can also be seen sobbing in a handkerchief, while his wife, Sophie, Duchess of Wessex, was also caught tearing up his eyes.
Prince George was clearly upset at one stage in the ceremony, while Prince Andrew wept as he walked past the Royal Coffin on his way to Westminster.
Queen Consort Camilla also appeared to break down at Wellington Arch as the funeral party returned to Buckingham Palace.
But another Twitter user added: ‘I can imagine Meg and Harry are deeply saddened that one of the few people in that whole family who was kind to them is gone.’
The comment echoed Meghan’s admission of her reveal-all interview with Prince Harry on Oprah Winfrey’s sensational royal blockbuster in March 2021.
The Duchess said of the Queen at the time, ‘She has always been warm and inviting and really welcoming.
Meghan recalled one of her first engagements with the Queen since marrying Harry in 2018.
Meghan Markle sleeps with Sophie, Duchess of Wessex in Westminster Abbey cup
“That morning we had breakfast together and he gave me a beautiful gift and I loved being in his company,” she said.
‘We were going in the car in the middle of the engagement. And she has a blanket that sits on her knees for warmth, and it was cold and she was like Meghan, come on, and put it on my knees too.’
In the wake of the Oprah interview, the late Queen issued a touching statement expressing sympathy for the young royal couple’s ordeal.
“The whole family is saddened to learn how challenging the past few years have been for Harry and Meghan,” the statement read.
Prince Edward’s wife Sophie, Duchess of Wessex, wept at the funeral
‘Harry, Meghan and Archie will always be the dearest members of the family.’
The apparent hypocrisy of the Duchess’s tears impressed the others.
‘So she’s crying now? like now?’ made a post. ‘Please, this one sheds tears after everything he has done to destroy the Queen’s final years, it doesn’t make any sense.
‘That’s such a shame, it won’t change anything. He should be ashamed of himself.’
Another retweeted a photo of the Duchess in tears and added a sarcasm: ‘An actress btw.’
Meghan’s tears were also questioned by TODAY show host Karl Stefanovic, who said she was ‘apparently’ crying.
He said: ‘There are a lot of pictures around and interpretations of pictures and readings in pictures that may or may not be true,’ he said.
‘Megan has a couple of, um, tears running down her face – apparently – and even one of Princess Charlotte that everyone was saying she was crying, and we Don’t know whether it was true or not.
The Duchess of Sussex spoke lovingly to the late Queen in all her 2021 interview with Oprah Winfrey, recalling how warm and inviting the monarch was to her