Meghan Markle preparing for new damning details about palace staff bullying claims

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex arrives to open 'Oceania' at the Royal Academy of Arts on September 25, 2018 in London, England.
Meghan Markle has been accused of bullying royal staff members during her time in the Firm -Credit:Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images

Meghan Markle could be bracing herself for some new damning details regarding the accusations that she bullied royal staff members.

The Duchess of Sussex has previously been accused of bullying aides during her brief time as a working royal.

Meghan and her husband, Prince Harry, who both quit the Firm at the beginning of 2020, have denied all of these claims.

The bullying allegation was first made by the couple's former communications secretary Jason Knauf in 2018, who claimed that the former Suits actress has drove two personal assistants out of the household with her behaviour.

Six years on, royal author Tom Bower has teased that new details could be emerging soon although the investigation "remains under lock and key", the Express reports.

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex travels down The Mall in a horse drawn carriage during Trooping The Colour 2018 on June 9, 2018 in London, England.
It's been claimed that the duchess drove two personal assistants out of the household with her behaviour -Credit:Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images

Writing in his Mail+ article, Mr Bower wrote: "To date, the palace lawyer’s investigation remains under lock and key, a situation which is hard on the accusers – and unfair to the accused.

"Jason Knauf’s leaked email correspondence have given us a starting point, but until a few days ago, Ms Cohen and fellow Palace staff had remained silent.

"Now, finally, that dam has been breached – and I have no doubt that more will now emerge."

He added that the "trickle of information" they have so far could soon become a "stream".

Mr Bower continued: "That’s not to prejudge the matter or say what the verdict will be.

"But it’s very much to the Palace’s discredit that, whatever truth we arrive at, it should have to emerge in this painful and unsatisfactory way."

When the bullying allegations were made public, a spokesperson for Meghan said in a statement: "The Duchess [of Sussex] is saddened by this latest attack on her character, particularly as someone who has been the target of bullying herself and is deeply committed to supporting those who have experienced pain and trauma.

Britain's Prince Harry, right, and wife Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, arrive for the 2024 Royal Salute Polo Challenge to Benefit Sentebale, Friday, April 12, 2024, in Wellington, Fla.
Harry and Meghan relocated to the US four years ago -Credit:AP

"She is determined to continue her work building compassion around the world and will keep striving to set an example for doing what is right and doing what is good."

The Sussexes' now live in Montecito, California with their two kids, Prince Archie, four and Princess Lilibet, two.

Harry and Meghan settled into their new life across the pond not long after stepping down as working royals over four years ago.

The Duke of Sussex is set to make a return to the UK next month to attend the Invictus Games 10 year anniversary on May 8.

Meghan could be set to join her husband but her appearance has not been confirmed as of yet.

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