Meghan Markle has been the talk of the town ever since she tied the knot with Prince Harry. Between the wedding buzz and the baby announcement this summer, Markle has constantly been in the headlines. While the former actress has been enjoying the extra attention as the newest member of the royal family, Kate Middleton reportedly wants the spotlight back – and she isn’t waiting around to get it.
Middleton has been strangely active over the past several weeks. She has been showing up at more royal engagements, snapping more photos, and wearing riskier fashions this past month.
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Royal experts believe Middleton is showing the world what it will be like once Prince William becomes king, though the timing of it all makes it seem like she is trying to steal the spotlight back from Markle.
“A couple of years ago, you might have seen her being a little bit timid,” Susan E. Kelley, an expert in all things royal family, shared. “Now, she seems like she’s in a more take-charge position.”
Middleton, of course, has her work cut out if she wants the limelight back. Being a former actress in Hollywood, Markle has years of PR experience at her disposal. This is one reason why Markle has handled herself so well after becoming a member of the royal family.
According to The Hollywood Gossip, British tabloids have painted Middleton and Markle’s relationship as being a rivalry rather than a friendship, which could be why Middleton is upping her game.
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While Middleton and Markle compete for the spotlight, they appeared together last weekend for Remembrance Day. The two attended events all weekend long with their spouses, Prince William and Prince Harry. All four of them even appeared together at Westminster Abbey on Sunday evening for the Centenary of the Armistice.
Middleton and Meghan Markle have not commented on the rumors surrounding their relationship. Prince William will become the new Prince of Wales once his father, Prince Charles, takes the throne.
Eventually, Prince William will become the King of England with Kate Middleton at his side.