Meghan Markle should 'be careful what she wishes for', says Princess Diana's former butler Paul Burrell

Meghan Markle ‘should be careful what she wishes for’ after marrying Prince Harry and becoming a fully fledged member of the royal family.

That’s according to Paul Burrell, who worked as Princess Diana’s butler from 1987 until her death a decade later and has warned the Duchess she may struggle with giving up her freedom. 

“Meghan has just joined the biggest soap opera in the world and just landed the biggest role of her life as an actress,”  Paul Burrell told Yahoo UK in an interview on ‘The Royal Box‘.

“She did want to be famous, she’s got everything that she wanted, but I also think ‘be careful what you wish for’ because sometimes it’s not all that it seems.

“Diana found that out, at an early age. To be a royal princess sometimes, losing your anonymity, losing that freedom, that’s a big ask for any woman in today’s society.”



Watch the full episode below, including the full interview with Paul Burrell; plus royal expert Camilla Tominey and historian Prof. Kate Williams discuss how the Cambridges are trying to give their children a normal upbringing; and why Buckingham Palace is falling out of favour and Kensington Palace is becoming the new royal seat of power.



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