Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights Thank you for subscribingWe have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Invalid Email Meghan Markle was "naive" for thinking her role in the royal family came with "instant popularity", a royal commentator has suggested. Royal commentator Omid Scobie said the Duchess believed there would be a "honeymoon period" after she joined the royal family - in which she would be allowed to "falter" and make mistakes.
Speaking with fellow expert Victoria Arbiter on their Heripod podcast, he said there may have been "unrealistic expectations" from both Meghan and the royals when it came to her new role. The Duchess has come under a great deal of scrutiny since announced her plans to step back from the Firm along with husband Prince Harry.
Both are due to leave from their roles as senior royals and give up their HRH titles. It has been suggested Meghan thought her popularity upon joining the royal family would be instant Image: Getty Images Read More.