If there's anyone who understands the unique life Meghan Markle is about to begin, it's her future sister-in-law, Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton.
As the future bride of Prince Harry, the Suits actress has officially begun the process of joining the royal family after accepting a ring from the fifth in line to the throne earlier this month. While their long-distance and highly speculated romance was kept as private as possible, the pair finally sat down for their first interview together on Monday for BBC News. During the broadcasted conversation, the two offered a small personal window into their life together over the past year and a half, including details about Harry's relatively normal proposal, Meghan meeting Queen Elizabeth II for the first time and everything in between.
After addressing all the major change that is bound to affect the life moving forward, the two offered a glimmer of insight into how Markle has been getting along with her soon-to-be brother and sister-in-law, Prince William and Kate. As the prince noted, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge had been "longing" to meet the new woman in Harry's life.
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"I'd been seeing her for a period of time when I literally didn't tell anybody at all," Harry explained. "And then William was longing to meet her and so was Catherine, so you know being our neighbors, we managed to get that in a couple of—well quite a few times now and Catherine has been absolutely..."
"She's been wonderful," Markle added.
"Amazing, as has William as well, you know, fantastic support," Harry continued. As for the royal's father, Prince Charles, they been able to share "a handful of teas and meetings and all sorts of gatherings over at his place as well," Harry noted.
Suffice to say, the American star has been welcomed into the royal fold with open arms. "The family together have been absolutely, you know, a solid support and my grandparents as well have been wonderful throughout this whole process," he complimented his relatives. "They've known for quite some time, so how they haven't told anybody is again a miracle in itself. But, now the whole family have come together and have been a huge amount of support."
As the future Mrs. gushed, "They've been amazing."