King Charles would have strange nicknames for her

Duchess Meghan is said to have been given a strange nickname by her father-in-law, King Charles, with which he wanted to pay his respects.Image: Getty Images/Charles McQuillan/Charles McQuillan

Helen Kleinschmidt

Two years ago, Harry and Meghan made the decision to retire from royal life and gave up their related duties. Since then, they have lived far away from the royal family in California. At least since the scandalous Oprah interview in 2021, when they accused the royal family of racism, among other things, the two have probably finally messed with the British royal family.

At the wedding of Harry and Meghan in 2018, there seemed to have been no differences with the British royal family.

At the wedding of Harry and Meghan in 2018, there seemed to have been no differences with the British royal family.Image: IMAGO / i Images

Even if the relationship between the couple and the rest of the royal family has suffered greatly from the dismissal, A nickname shows that King Charles once had great respect for his daughter-in-law Meghan Markle.

Then-Prince Charles Called Meghan “Wolfram”

According to the American medium “Page Six”, the author Katie Nicholl in her revealing book “The New Royals” claims that Charles called Meghan “Tungsten” before marrying his son Harry, which means “Wolfram” in German, to pay his respects. show to pay. tribute Tungsten is a high-density steel-grey heavy metal that has the highest melting point of any metallic element in the periodic table.

“Charles is said to have named his future daughter-in-law ‘Wolfram’ for her toughness and resilience.”Nicholas writes. At the time, the new king probably wanted to express how much he appreciates Meghan being extremely resilient and tough.

Duchess Meghan was the “outstanding star”

The author explains that the nickname came about when the Duchess of Sussex appeared at the 2018 Royal Foundation Forum with her now-husband Harry looking their best.

“According to one adviser, this was the moment when William and Kate, who were heavily pregnant, realized they had to up their game.”Nicholas continues. Because Meghan was the “outstanding star of the group of four”. “She was polished, passionate and funny, using all her TV prowess skills to present her case.”

Prince Harry (left) with Duchess Meghan and Prince William (right) with Princess Kate at the Royal Foundation Forum 2018.

Prince Harry (left) with Duchess Meghan and Prince William (right) with Princess Kate at the Royal Foundation Forum 2018.Image: IMAGO / Starface

Meanwhile, strong tensions between Charles and Meghan

However, after the events of recent years, it is unclear whether Charles still calls his daughter-in-law Meghan Wolfram. Tensions are even said to have developed after Harry and Meghan’s marriage, as British journalist Tom Bower claims in his book “Revenge: Meghan, Harry and the War Between the Windsors”.

Especially recent events since the Queen’s death show that there are still differences in the British royal family. On the day of his death, King Charles made it clear to Harry that Meghan was not wanted in the immediate family. At the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, the two also had to sit in the second row.

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