A moment that took place between Catherine Middleton, Princess of Wales, and Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, is now being judged by an expert. The exchange came as the British royal family continues to mourn the death of Queen Elizabeth II, who passed away on Thursday September 8, according to BBC News. King Charles III, son of Queen Elizabeth II, commented on the sadness felt by the royal family and viewers around the world at the time of the Queen’s death. “We deeply mourn the passing of a cherished sovereign and a well-loved mother,” said the King. “I know their loss will be deeply felt across the land, in the rich and in the Commonwealth, and by countless people around the world.”
William, Prince of Wales then took to Instagram to make a statement on Saturday September 10th. “I have benefited from the queen’s wisdom and confidence in my fifth decade,” said the king. “She was by my side in my happiest moments. And she was by my side through the saddest days of my life.” On the same day, Harry, Duke of Sussex was caught on video visiting mourners at Windsor Castle and opening up about his feelings of grief. “Without her, it’s a lonely place up there now,” Harry said of meeting up with visitors to The Sun. “Every room she was in, we felt her presence.” Brothers William and Harry, along with their significant others Kate and Meghan, were spotted together after the Queen’s death.
A body language expert says Kate Middleton “saw through” Meghan Markle in a recent appearance.
A body language expert ponders a moment caught on video between Catherine Middleton, Princess of Wales, and Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex. This clip was captured while the pair were outside Windsor Castle over the weekend as they stood alongside their partners, Prince William and Prince Harry. As reported by 7 News, the video includes a moment where “Kate appears to be staring at Meghan” before grinning for the camera. The news outlet spoke to body language expert Katia Loisel to find out what this could mean. Loisel explained that the moment looked like it would make Meghan uncomfortable, who “felt uncomfortable.”
She shared that Kate seemed “unwilling to interact specifically with Meghan,” although William showed signs that he wanted to “involve and bond with” both Harry and Meghan. 7 News also wrote that Kate’s lack of interaction with Meghan could be classified as a “freeze” on Kate [Meghan] out.”
“On numerous occasions, Meghan has looked over at Kate but has not returned the look,” added Loisel. “Rather, Kate appeared to be looking right through her, suggesting an underlying tension between the two.” Another expert named Judi James spoke to The Sun about Meghan’s recent signals to William and Kate, saying that “Meghan’s body language is on a level.” suggesting suppressed awkwardness”. Those reviews aside, Kate and Meghan have shown genuine emotion surrounding the Queen’s death.
Kate Middleton, Meghan Markle, Prince William and Prince Harry remain united as they continue to mourn
Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle have both publicly expressed their sadness at the death of Queen Elizabeth II. People were reporting on their performances during the Queen’s funeral procession when they arrived at Westminster Hall on September 14. The news outlet wrote that Kate and Meghan were “visibly emotional” and “appeared to be blinking back tears” as they stood by their significant others, Prince William and Prince Harry, during the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II by the Royal Standard flag was covered and raised on a catafalque. The two women wore pearl jewelry given to them by Queen Elizabeth II. This procession takes place before the Queen’s State Funeral, which will take place on September 19th.
Although body language reviews may have indicated tensions between Kate and Meghan, it appears they have continued to stand as a united front during the royal family’s mourning process. After that meeting, Kate, Meghan and their spouses joined other members of the royal family for a dinner at Buckingham Palace, per CNN. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex also documented a public appearance with Kate and William via their social media account. The couple’s Instagram posted photos on September 11 of the two couples walking together outside Windsor Castle to share “when Harry and Meghan joined William and Catherine” as they met mourners and paid a floral tribute saw the queen.