Meghan Markle and Prince Harry news: Duchess 'to relaunch lifestyle blog The Tig' predicts royal expert – latest updates

MEGHAN Markle's former best friend Jessica Mulroney is desperate to patch up their friendship, sources claim.

But Meghan, 39, hasn't responded to calls from the Canadian socialite, 40, who has been left devastated by their fall out last month.

Jessica has reportedly been warned that it's unlikely she'll be readmitted into Meghan's inner circle, and is now considering writing a tell-all book about Meghan because "she has nothing left to lose", reports the Mail Online.

This comes as the Sun's royal photographer, Arthur Edwards, claims that the Duchess never planned to settle in Britain.

Speaking on TalkRadio, he said: “All that house refurbishment at Frogmore and the money that they spent on that, she had no intention of staying here.

He added: “I think the moment she (Meghan) married Harry it was 'right, let's get out of here as quick as we can."

Keep up to date with Meghan and Harry by following our live blog below…

  • PRINCE HARRY IS A 'LOST SOUL' IN LA, LIKE MEGHAN WAS IN THE UK, SAYS ROYAL AUTHOR

    Royal author Tom Quinn said the Duke of Sussex, 35, is struggling to find his purpose in LA.

    Tom told the Daily Star:“I'm not saying Harry absolutely hates it in America, but the point that's been made to me is that there was this new exciting venture to get away from the British press and to make Meghan happy because she's on her own territory.

    “But having got there, Harry does feel slightly lost because he is now experiencing in America what Meghan was experiencing here.

    “What's his role? He can't take the labrador for a walk every day for the rest of his life. He can't get a job in McDonald's or for an investment bank, what's he going to do?”

    Harry's reps have dimissed the claims.

  • MEGHAN TO RELAUNCH LIFESTYLE BLOG, PREDICTS ROYAL EXPERT

    The Duchess could relaunch her lifestyle blog The Tig to rival Gwyneth’s Paltrow’s Goop a royal expert has predicted.

    Myka Meier claims that the Duchess of Sussex’s personal blog could receive something of a resurgence following her move back to LA with Prince Harry and Archie, one.

    The Tig was closed down in April 2017 shortly after rumours of Meghan’s romance with Prince Harry emerged and ahead of their engagement in November that year.

    But speaking on the podcast Royally Obsessed, expert Myka Meier said of a relaunch that she “really thinks that’s coming.”

    And added: “I think Meghan is going to have another Instagram.

    “I think she's going to do a Goop, like a new version of The Tig.”

  • MEGHAN GAVE HARRY A CUTE PET NAME JUST WEEKS AFTER THEY MET

    A friend of the former Suits star, Gina Nelthorpe-Crowne, revealed that Meghan started referring to her Harry affectionally as “Haz”.

    Gina, who worked as Meghan’s agent,recalled the moment that Meghan had told her she was going on her first date with Prince Harry – an encounter that would end up changing her life.

    Gina told the Mail on Sunday: “Meghan had just told me, 'I'm going on a date tonight with Prince Harry!’ I looked at how stunning she was and I just thought ‘there's no way he's going to be able to resist her.'”

    After the date Gina revealed Meghan’s first reaction, saying she thought he was a “great guy” and a “real gentleman”.

  • HARRY ONCE CHEEKILY TAMPERED WITH THE QUEEN'S VOICEMAIL SO IT SAID 'WASSUP, THIS IS LIZ'

    Writing in her book The Wicked Wit of the Royal Family, author Karen Dolby shared the detail saying that Harry is “known for his sense of fun”.

    She writes: “Prince Harry… is known for his sense of fun, and is said to have once recorded a message on his grandmother’s mobile phone so that anyone calling was greeted by ‘Hey, wassup? This is Liz.'”

  • MEGAN IS 'CONTEMPORARY' WHILE THE ROYAL FAMILY IS A 'ONE PERSPECTIVE ESTABLISHMENT,'SAYS HER MAKE-UP ARTIST

    Meghan's make-up artist Daniel Martin has said that the royal family is a “one way, one perspective establishment” but praised his close pal for being “contemporary”.

    Speaking to Entertainment Tonight last month, Daniel, who did the Duchess of Sussex’s make-up for her wedding day, said: “I feel that what she represents is now. She is contemporary.

    “She resonated on so many levels, because here is someone we all know. We all have a friend that looks like her, who is marrying into this establishment that was very one way, one perspective.”

    The renowned make-up artist said that his friend and client Meghan, 38, has changed the beauty industry for the better. 

    He added: “I feel like globally she resonates on so many levels not only because of how she looks but who she is.”

  • 'TO MEGHAN MARKLE' IS A VERB MEANING TO 'VALUE YOURSELF' AND 'LEAVE SITUATIONS'

    The Duchess of Sussex's name has been turned into a verb meaning to “value yourself and mental health” and “leave situations” when it all gets too much.

    The new “verb” was shared on Twitter earlier this year and posted on Instagram by actress, body positivity activist and former Radio One DJ Jameela Jamil – who was included in Meghan's 'Forces for Change' issue of British Vogue.

    The faux-dictionary definition of the verb reads: “To value yourself and mental health enough to up and leave a room/ situation / environment in which your authentic self is not welcomed or wanted.

  • MEGHAN LOVED LEARNING MARTIAL ARTS AS THEY CHATTED IN SPANISH, SAYS HER FORMER TRAINER

    Jorge Blanco, originally from Spain, trained Meghan in Toronto in martial arts, kickboxing and boxing when she was starring in hit legal drama Suits.

    He spoke to Spanish Vanity Fair and said the Duchess of Sussex, 38, was very “sympathetic” back in their training days. 

    He said: “I had a great time training with her because she is super sympathetic and also speaks Spanish with an Argentine accent.”

  • BARBADOS VILLA PRINCE HARRY STAYED IN IS UP FOR SALE

    The luxury Cove Spring House is a sprawling 14,000 square feet pile that boasts a ten bedrooms and ten bathrooms – and is on the market for just under £20million.

    It's nestled in the clifftops of Barbados and has massive living areas for the owners, and a separate staff quarters.

    The Caribbean property also has a large swimming pool, private beach, entertainment terrace, gym and spa facilities on site.

    The estate was where the Duke of Sussex stayed with Prince Seeiso of Lesotho to launch the Sentebale Polo Cup at the nearby Apes Hill Polo Club back in 2010.

  • MEGHAN AND HARRY EXCHANGED 'CREATIVE AND ROMANTIC' COTTON GIFTS FOR SECOND WEDDING ANNIVERSARY

    The pair celebrated their second wedding anniversary in May and opted for cotton-themed presents, according to a source.

    The insider claimed Meghan, 38, and Harry, 35, had a low-key day, but were sentimental with their gifts and told People: “This year, they both gave each other gifts based on cotton. 

    “Undoubtedly, it was a very creative and romantic gesture as all their gifts are to one another.”

    The couple started putting their own spin on the traditional anniversary theme last year, according to the source. 

    They said that last year Meghan gave Harry a framed copy of their wedding speech to mark the ‘paper’ present for one year of marriage. 

    The source added: “They love to do their own take on traditional wedding gifts. The first anniversary was paper, and Meghan wrote out the wedding speech and had it framed for him.”

  • MEGHAN HAS BEEN SECRETLY WORKING WITH ANIMAL CHARITY DURING LOCKDOWN

    Meghan has been working with London animal charity Mayhew as it battles with funding during coronavirus lockdown.

    Despite having stepped back from royal duties, Meghan, 38, has been “in touch” with the charity, according to the charity's media officer, who says animal welfare “has always been a passion of hers.”

    The Duchessis an advocate of adopting rescue dogs and chose animal welfare charity Mayhew as one of her first patronages.  

    Sarah Hastelow told Newsweek: “She's been such a champion of animals and animal welfare. It's always been a passion of hers.”

    And said that the Duchess had “been in touch” during the lockdown period, but added that she “couldn't say much more than that.”

  • MEGHAN AND HARRY JOIN CAMPAIGN TO BOYCOTT FACEBOOK

    It was announced earlier this month that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have joined a campaign to boycott Facebook in a bid to stop the spread of hate speech on the social media platform.

    A leading figure behind Stop Hate for Profit says they have “jumped on board” by offering to help convince companies to ditch promos on the platform.

    The initiative is calling on major brands to pull their advertising from the online giant until it takes action to stop the spread of hate speech.

    Harry and Meghan reportedly gave their support for the initiative following the death of George Floyd, calling for the “urgent and pressing need for reform” and “structural changes to the online world”.

  • GET FREE TICKETS TO MEGHAN'S FIRST PUBLIC SPEAKING SUMMIT

    Next week, on July 13-15, Meghan will be the keynote speaker at the Girls Up virtual leadership summit, which is a campaign by the United Nations Foundation.

    At the three-day event, Meghan will join other special guests Michelle Obama and Priyanka Chopra.

    You can get a ticket free of charge to the event from Eventbrite.

  • ANNIVERSARY OF MEGHAN JOINING KATE AT WIMBLEDON

    This weekend would have been the Wimbledon final, had it not been cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak.

    It also marks one year since Meghan, 38, joined Kate, 38, in the Royal Box, as they put on a united front to watch Meghan's BFF Serena Williams play Simona Halep in the Ladies Final.

    Kate is a frequent visitor at Wimbledon, in her role as royal patron of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club.

  • THE QUEEN 'FULLY UNDERSTOOD' HARRY'S CRITICISM OF COMMONWEALTH HISTORY, PEER CLAIMS

    Her Majesty was full aware of the meaning behind the Duke of Sussex's criticism of the history of the Commonwealth, a senior peer has claimed.

    Harry, 35, came under fire this week for saying the “uncomfortable” history of the Commonwealth must be addressed.

    Speaking in Thursday's Chopper's Politics podcast, Lord Howell, who is the president of the Royal Commonwealth Society, said: “I would think she fully understood the context.

    “He's been very active and committed to Commonwealth activities.

    “He's a real champion of the Commonwealth and I think he was trying to explain to others outside Government … where we are going. I would have thought she understood it fully, frankly.”

  • PRINCE HARRY REJECTED MOVE TO SOUTH AFRICA WITH MEGHAN FOR LA

    The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are now living in Tyler Perry's £15million mansion in Beverly Hills, but they originally considered relocating to South Africa instead.

    Previously, Harry has called Africa his “second home” and even went there to escape after the tragic death of his mum, Princess Diana.

    Speaking to ITV last year about why Africa was being ruled out of being his permanent home, Harry said: “I don’t know where we could live in Africa at the moment.

    “We’ve just come from Cape Town, that would be an amazing place for us to be able to base ourselves — of course it would.

    “With all the problems that are going on there, I just don’t see how we would be able to make as much difference as we want to without the issues and the judgement of how we would with those surroundings.”

  • HARRY SHOULD 'STOP LISTENING TO MEGHAN' SAYS ARTHUR EDWARDS

    Veteran photographer Arthur Edwards said this week the Duke's recent criticism of the The Queen's beloved Commonwealth shows he has “lost the plot“.

    Mr Edwards urged him to “stop listening to his wife” – lamenting he has gone “completely the other way” since getting with Meghan.

    He went on: “Unfortunately for the last couple of years, [Harry] has gone completely sour.

    “He didn't talk to me for a year, I've been photographing him since he was born, and it was down to her.”

  • MEGHAN HAD NO INTENTION OF STAYING IN THE UK AFTER MARRYING HARRY, SAYS ROYAL PHOTOGRAPHER

    The Duchess of Sussex had “no intention” of staying in the UK after marrying Prince Harry, Sun's royal photographer Arthur Edwards has claimed.

    The former actress allegedly wanted to leave the country despite £2.4million worth of taxpayers' money being spent refurbishing Frogmore Cottage.

    Speaking on TalkRadio, he claimed Meghan's plan all along was to get out of Britain as quickly as possible.

    Mr Edwards said: “All that house refurbishment at Frogmore and the money that they spent on that, she had no intention of staying here.”

  • MEGHAN BLANKING BEST FRIEND JESSICA MULRONEY, IT IS CLAIMED

    The Duchess of Sussex's former best friend Jessica has been calling her constantly, desperate to patch up their friendship, sources claim.

    But Meghan hasn't responded to the calls from the Canadian socialite, 40, who has been left devastated after their fall out last month.

    Jessica has reportedly been warned that it's unlikely she'll be readmitted into Meghan's inner circle and is now considering writing a tell-all book about Meghan “because she has nothing to lose,” Mail Online reports.

  • MEGHAN SWEARS BY YOGA WITH HER MUM, DORIA, A YOGA TEACHER

    According to Hello! Meghan said in an interview with Best Health in 2016: “Yoga is my thing. My mum is a yoga instructor, and I started doing mummy-and-me yoga with her when I was seven. I was very resistant as a kid, but she said, 'Flower, you will find your practice – just give it time.'”

    Meghan has been known to attend hot yoga classes in LA – with Prince Harry even doing it now too.

    When the pair first left the UK earlier this year, it's said the couple were enjoying long walks, yoga and cooking as they settled in their new life in Canada. 

  • PRINCE HARRY WAS BULLIED AT SCHOOL FOR PICKING UP RUBBISH

    The Duke of Sussex, 35, says he got the habit from his father, Prince Charles, and that other kids thought it was unusual.

    Speaking on a BBC documentary in 2018, he said: “I used to get taken the mickey out of at school for just picking up rubbish.

    “When you go for walks anywhere, if you see something, it stands out, you pick it up.

    “Before you know it, somebody [says], 'What are you doing?'

    “I've literally done this because I am programmed to do it because my father did it. And actually, we should all be doing it.”

  • PRINCE HARRY USED TO HIDE FROM HIS NANNIES IN THE KITCHEN CUPBOARDS AT KENSINGTON PALACE

    Prince Harry loved playing 'hide and seek' at home and would hide from nannies alongside older brother Prince William but his giggles ‘gave him away’.

    Prince Charles and Princess Diana's former chef, Carolyn Robb , once toldYahoo UK, , that the royal children would “fly in and out” of the kitchen and hide in the kitchen cupboards in a cheeky attempt to evade their nannies.

    “Usually Harry’s giggling gave him away,” she recalled, and said that the kitchen was “the gathering place” where the family and royal protection officers would drop in and out.

    The chef worked for the family in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

  • THE SIMPSONS WANT HARRY AND MEGHAN TO DO VOICESFOR THE CARTOON

    Show bosses have discussed the prospect of the Sussexes doing a cameo but have yet to approach them.

    Producer Al Jean said: “We’ve talked about Harry and Meghan. I hear she wants to do voiceover work. So if they’re reading this, give us a call!”

    This came after Harry was overheard at July’s Lion King premiere telling Disney chief Bob Iger that his wife was interested in voiceovers.

    Meghan was later announced as the voiceover for Disney+ documentary Elephant, which started streaming in April.

  • MEGHAN IS A BIG FAN OF TEA TREE OIL AND WILL NEVER LEAVE THE HOUSE WITHOUT THE CHEAP BUY

    The former Suits star told US beauty bible Allure magazine in 2014 that she always carries a small bottle of tea tree oil with her whenever she leaves home.

    “The one thing I cannot live without when I'm travelling is a small container of tea tree oil,” she said.

    “It's not the most glamorous thing, but if you get a cut, a mosquito bite, a small breakout, no matter what, it's my little cure-all. It's inexpensive, it's small enough to carry on, and I bring it with me all the time.” 

    The budget product is known for its topical medicinal properties, and can be picked up for just a few pounds.

  • MEGHAN WAS 'VERY CHILLED' ON HER WEDDING DAY HER MAKE-UP ARTIST CLAIMS

    Despite the fact that her wedding to Prince Harry was watched by an estimated 11m people in 2018, her best friend and make-up guru Daniel Martin claims she was actually “very chilled” on her big day.

    Last year, Daniel appeared on ITV's Lorraine and demonstrated how he achieved her wedding day glow.

    Reflecting on the special day, he said: “What I do remember is how much fun it was and how easy it was to be with your friend and her mum get them ready on such an incredible day.

    “I don’t think she was nervous because we weren’t nervous, we, I mean, it was very, very chilled.”

    Describing his relationship with the Duchess, he added: “I have known Meghan for 10 years – we meet when she was doing Suits and we have been great friends ever since.”

    As for Meghan's radiant wedding glow, Daniel revealed how he mixed a drop of highlighter in with her foundation.

  • YOU CAN GET A LOOKALIKE OF MEGHAN'S PINK TROOPING THE COLOUR DRESS FROM ASOS

    The Duchess attended the royal event for the first time in 2018, which was only her second official royal appearance with husband Prince Harry.

    Meghan wore a stunning blush pink off-the-shoulder Carolina Herrera dress which she paired with a matching hat.

    For those wanting to replicate the look on a budget, online retailer ASOS has a very similar design for a fraction of the price which has a similar draped fallen shoulder and is available in the same blush tone.

    Rather than buttons, though, the stunning ASOS Design dress has a gathered front on the bodice and waistline– but still features the stunning asymmetrical detail.

    The budget-friendly version is available for just £45 – and we're betting it'll sell out pretty soon.Buy here.

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