Even the Duchess of Cambridge had staff dramas in her first year as a royal

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  • Don't worry, Megs!

    Meghan Markle, now Duchess of Sussex, is undoubtedly one of the most talked about people in the world, something that has both its advantages and disadvantages.

    Sure, she has the power to turn independent brands into world-renowned labels by just wearing their clothes (the Meghan Markle effect), and she gets to live in a castle and travel the globe meeting world leaders.

    But she also makes viral news for anything involving her life, with the whole world talking about her this month for the wrong reasons.

    That’s right. It wasn’t her future baby or her feminist speeches that has got the world talking recently. Instead, it was the departure of her personal assistant, with two of her royal aides reportedly quit unexpectedly.

    According to the Daily Mail, ‘Melissa’ quit only six months after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding – an event she reportedly played a ‘pivotal role’ in, and something that apparently came to the royal family as ‘a real shock’.

    There is no word yet as to why Meghan’s personal assistant reportedly quit and Kensington Palace has reportedly declined to respond, but predictably speculation has been spreading that she’s difficult to work with.

    It has been pointed out however that Meghan’s sister-in-law, Kate Middleton, was faced with the same drama when she first became a royal.

    Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle

    According to William & Kate: The Journey, Kate’s desire to do a lot of the housework and look after her family herself ruffled some feathers among her royal staff, and her break with protocol reportedly led to her head housekeeper and head gardener quitting.

    So it looks like it happens to everyone.

    Also – can we just circle back to the fact that Meghan Markle might be hiring…

    Be right back – off to update our CVs!

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