Queen 'gave Meghan Markle dressing down' after 'inappropriate' comment

The late Queen Elizabeth reportedly took Meghan Markle aside after she was was reportedly "unimpressed" during a food tasting event prior to her wedding to Prince Harry. The former Suits actress allegedly expressed her dissatisfaction while sampling dishes for her 2018 wedding and it is claimed she didn't hold back her feelings.

It's reported that the now Duchess of Sussex became "very upset" after claiming she could taste egg in one of the prepared dishes. A Royal author describes the situation, stating that Meghan was informed there was no egg in the dish, but she remained unconvinced.

Meghan is said to have retorted: "No, I can taste it." Royal author Katie Nicholl told Yahoo's Royal Box about the supposed incident, claiming that Queen Elizabeth II stepped in.

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She alleges that the late monarch, who passed away in 2022, entered the room at Windsor Castle and "quietly took Meghan to the side", reports the Mirror. The Queen supposedly told Meghan "the Royal Family does not speak to people like that".

These alleged comments have resurfaced following the First Lady of Nigeria's response to perceived criticism she made of Meghan during the Sussex's visit to Nigeria last month. Reports suggest Oluremi Tinubu criticised Meghan for dressing indecently while delivering a speech at an event celebrating President Bola Tinubu's first year in office.

The First Lady of Nigeria has since refuted these interpretations. She specified that her comments were primarily directed at young Nigerian females.

Furthermore, the television station which filmed the speech rejected the notion that Tinubu had criticised Meghan. The office of Tinubu clarified that the remarks - quoted following a video circulated on social media - had been misconstrued.

They rectified to AFP Fact Check: "She meant Meghan appreciates the people we are and hence her coming here. At no point did she say anything about Meghan's dressing."

In the scrutinised comments, Tinubu expressed: "The message here is we have to salvage our children. We see the way they dress. They keep forgetting that Nigeria, we are beautiful. You can see what they showcase on the stage, I said, 'We are fashionable, we see what is going on'.

"We are not having the Met Gala. And everyone, the nakedness, is just everywhere and the men are well-clothed. So we have to do something. Tell them we don't accept nakedness in our culture. That is not beautiful. It's not beautiful at all.

"And they're all beautiful girls, but they should be confident in who they are. They do not want to mimic and try to emulate film stars from America. They don't know where they come from. Why did Meghan come here looking for Africa? That is something we have to take home with. We know who we are. Don't lose who you are."