Kate Middleton is reportedly a huge support for Meghan Markle behind the scenes

'Kate is doing her best to bring everyone together'

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'Kate is doing her best to bring everyone together'

Meghan Markle has had an extremely full-on year, from welcoming her first child, Archie Harrison, to her move to Frogmore Cottage. And let’s not forget the unprecedented endless stream of online bullying that she has faced since becoming a royal, attacking everything from her family and race to her body and parenting.

‘I lost my mother and now I watch my wife falling victim to the same powerful forces’, Prince Harry announced last month, as the couple pursued legal action against the tabloids that had ‘bullied’ the former Suits actress.

‘There comes a point when the only thing to do is to stand up to this behaviour, because it destroys people and destroys lives. Put simply, it is bullying, which scares and silences people. We all know this isn’t acceptable, at any level. We won’t and can’t live in a world where there is no accountability for this.’

While the past few months have seen many-a high profile woman leap to her defence, from Hillary Clinton and Jameela Jamil to female MPs from all parties, someone who is reportedly supporting her behind the scenes is Kate Middleton.

Yes, following rumours of feuds between the two sisters-in-law which have since been quashed, it has been reported that Kate has Meghan’s back and is looking after her behind the scenes, especially after the recent video interview where the former Suits actress admitted that she wasn’t ok.

‘I’m told, Kate is doing her best to bring everyone together and help Meghan,’ royal expert Phil Dampier told Express UK. ‘I’m told she has reached out to Meghan and spoken to her on the phone. Kate feels sorry for her and knows that Meghan is struggling.’

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