Sarah Ferguson Knows What Princess Diana Would Say About Meghan Markle, Prince Harry

Sarah, Duchess of York, is pretty sure she knows how her late friend Princess Diana would feel about the life Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are now living.

Former Sarah Ferguson shared her thoughts on the Duke and Duchess of Sussex – Diana’s son and daughter-in-law – during an appearance on Italian talk show ‘Porta Porta’ last week.

“The most important thing – and I know Diana, if she were here, she would say so – is that they are so happy,” Sarah, popularly known as “Fergie”, said in a clip posted on Twitter. “It makes him very happy.”

“I would love to see that little boy who cried at the funeral to be so happy now,” she added, referring to Diana’s funeral in 1997, when her two sons, Princes William and Harry, had to walk behind their mother’s coffin. William was 15 years old, Harry was 12 years old.

Sarah, the romance novelist, made similar comments about my son Diana in an interview with People magazine earlier this year.

“She would be very proud of her children and their wives,” the Duchess told People. “And she would be just like me, obsessed with her grandchildren. Because that’s what I love.”

Sarah and Diana were fourth cousins, and they grew closer in their teenage years, before they both married into the British royal family.

In an interview with Harper’s Bazaar in 2007, the Duchess of York said the two “roared” like siblings, and had a falling out before Diana’s death.

Princess Diana and Sarah, Duchess of York watching a polo match together.

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“The worst thing is, after all, we haven’t talked in a year, although I never knew why, except that once Diana got something in her head,” Sarah told the magazine at the time.

“I tried, and wrote letters, thinking that it didn’t matter what happened, let’s deal with it,” she added. And I knew she was coming back. In fact, the day before she died, I called a friend of mine and said, ‘Where’s that red?’ I want to talk to her.'”

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