Lady Colin Campbell has accused Meghan Markle of being a narcissist and slammed her for “cutting off” members of her family.
The royal biographer and I’m A Celeb star, 69, appeared on Good Morning Britain with Princess Diana’s former butler Paul Burrell, 60, to discuss the royal baby news. When she was asked what she thought of Meghan, 37, Lady Campbell said she used to think highly of her, but not anymore.
I think less of Meghan now than I did initially. I think the way she treated her family is appalling.
I hope for her sake and the sake of the monarchy that she begins to embrace them a little more.
Host Piers Morgan piped in saying he has also experienced being “cut off” by the Duchess of Sussex.
For a year and a half I got on really well with her then suddenly she cut me off.
There does seem to be a trait with Meghan, if someone is a problem potentially for some kind of aspirational thing, they get cut.
Lady Colin Campbell then added that a classical trait of narcissism is “adoration, discount and discard”.
But Princess Diana’s former butler, Paul Burrell, who has repeatedly hit the headlines over the years for his claims about the Princess of Wales, said he thinks Meghan is a “breath of fresh air”.
Presenter Piers asked Burrell what he thought of the “first ever black royal baby”, to which he replied:
It would be a wonderful thing. I think it would unite the country.
British people are all colours.
But Lady Colin Campbell accused Piers and Burrell of racism, saying:
I’m sorry but having been brought up in Jamaica, which is a multi-racial society, the baby is not going to be black. It’s going to have black blood, but it’s also going to have white blood.
You can’t be seven eighths white and be called black.
I think that’s racism of the highest order. Its rather like Hitler’s definition of a Jew. If you’re an eighth Jewish you’re completely Jewish and therefore into the ovens.
If you’re partly black you’re partly black. You’re not fully black.