“This is not how they wanted to handle this, but Meghan and Harry’s hand was forced,” the friend told People. “There is so much bad blood in that family — it’s toxic.”
“If relationships had been better, things would have been different,” the friend added.
According to another source, the negative press felt by Duchess Meghan Markle left her feeling “deeply, deeply hurt” with a lack of support from the royals.
“Meghan and Harry didn’t feel they got enough comfort or solace from them,” the source added as one of the reasons why they decided to separate themselves.
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