Prince Harry 'needy' and 'clinging' to Meghan Markle as he tries to 'pile in on the flattery'

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A body language expert claims Harry looked 'needy' -Credit:Getty

Prince Harry has been described as 'needy' and 'clinging' to Meghan Markle following a perceived snub from the Royal Family.

The couple were attending a gala fundraising dinner hosted by Nigeria Unconquered, where they met with monarchs from four different Nigerian states who expressed their support for the pair and lavished praise on the Duchess of Sussex.

During a speech at the event, Harry was seen showing his affection for Meghan by kissing her on the head. However, body language expert Judi James suggested that he appeared "rather needy".

Speaking to the Mirror Judi observed: "Harry was looking rather needy on this particular outing, clinging to Meghan's hand until she had to lift it from the clasp get him to move ahead, then re-clasping his hand in her other hand straight away and here he is still seeming to want to register his affection for her as she is flattered and feted by their hosts."

The Royal couple met with the Olu Of Warri, HRM Eberechukwu Oji, the Obi of Onitsha, and the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi of Osun State.

They presented Harry and Meghan with Aso Oke - a hand-woven cloth created by the Yoruba people - and the coral beads they were wearing.

A video clip shared on social media showed one of the kings complimenting Meghan, with Harry responding by rubbing her arm and giving her a kiss.

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Judi added: "Meghan touches the host in gratitude at this moment then turns to Harry, turning to the front again before him. He offers some reassurance and affection by rubbing her right arm but then he seems to want to accelerate to PDA, kissing her on the side of her head.

"This bestowed but rather sweet kiss suggests he wants to pile in on the flattery, praise and glory that his wife is getting here, agreeing with the hosts as they refer to her beauty etc."

The delightful exchange between Meghan and Harry was posted on X, once known as Twitter. The video features a voiceover from the king stating: "You're so beautiful."

The heartwarming video brought in numerous positive comments from fans. One fan typed out: "The kiss Harry gives Meghan and the way he looks at her! ! ! ! I'm screaming! " Another enthused: "That is the proudest little kiss! Awwww, I love them," while yet another fan stated: "In the end, love wins! ".

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