Though they've been in-laws for less than a year, Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton have had to face an onslaught of rumors that they're "feuding." Even the Palace went so far as to issue a rare statement about a particularly nasty rumor of a fight between the two—"This never happened," it confirmed—but, luckily, the whole shebang doesn't look as though it's affected the friendship between the two Duchesses.
There have been a number of sweet moments between the two, and it looks like each of them to go out of their way to be kind to one another, especially in public. Behind closed doors, there's no reason to think that things are any different—Kate has reportedly been comforting Meghan during the new royal's family drama with sister Samantha and father Thomas Markle. Plus, a body language expert has confirmed that Kate and Meghan are actually pals in real life. So let's examine the evidence of the growing relationship between the two duchesses, shall we?
February 2018, The Royal Foundation Forum:
March 2018, Commonwealth Day:
June 2018, Trooping the Colour:
July 2018, Wimbledon:
July 2018, RAF Centenary:
October 2018, Eugenie's Wedding:
November 2018, Armistice Centenary:
December 2018, Sandringham:
Can we just agree once and for all that they clearly like each other?
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Katherine’s a Boston-based contributor at Marie Claire who covers fashion, culture, and lifestyle—from “Clueless” to Everlane to news about Lizzo. She’s been a freelancer for 11 years and has had roles with Cosmopolitan and Bustle, with bylines in Parents, Seventeen, and elsewhere. It’s “I go to dinner,” not “Her huge ego,” but she responds to both.
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