Kate Middleton has developed a close bond with Meghan Markle over the past year — and her sister Pippa Middleton cannot stand it.
Pippa is reportedly insanely jealous that Kate has been spending so much time with Markle, who is expecting her first child with Prince Harry this spring. The two have bonded over Markle’s pregnancy, leaving Pippa feeling completely ignored.
“Pippa is incredibly jealous over Kate and Meghan’s relationship!” an insider revealed. “Meghan is turning to Kate for everything related to her pregnancy right now and Kate loves it because she is a very hands-on mother.”
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This is not the first time Pippa has felt left out. Pippa, who just had her first child with James Matthews, was not invited to Markle and Harry’s wedding last May.
Kate was reportedly furious when she discovered the oversight. But that has not stopped her and Markle from growing closer as the actress prepares to have her first child.
An inside source told Radar Online that Markle’s presence in Kensington Palace has infused new life into the royal family. The source says that Kate was lonely prior to Markle’s arrival, and the former Suits star has softened her mood considerably.
Kate, of course, had her doubts about Markle at the beginning. The Duchess of Cambridge reportedly thought Markle was only with Harry for fame and did not truly love him. Her opinion has since changed, and she now considers Markle a part of the family.
Pippa has not commented on her sister’s relationship with Markle. Pippa welcomed her first baby with Matthews last month and recently revealed the name of her baby boy.
The couple named their first-born Arthur Michael William Matthews. Pippa is not a part of the royal family, but the name carries more than one reference to the monarchy. The name Arthur has rich ties to British history while the baby’s second middle name may have been a nod to Prince William.
Kensington Palace has not issued a statement concerning Pippa Middleton, Meghan Markle, and Kate Middleton’s relationship. Markle is due to have her baby this coming spring.