Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have become estranged from the royal family, but when things were still going well, the Duchess of Sussex gave Prince William a hilarious gift that he is said to have liked. The gift was a spoon labeled Cereal Killer, given in 2017.
Authors Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand made this claim in their controversial 2020 book Finding Freedom, which recently resurfaced following the release of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Netflix docu-series. So what happened then?
It all happened in December 2017 when the former actress and the Duke of Sussex got engaged. Wanting to impress her soon-to-be brother-in-law, the Suits star pondered what to get him for Christmas.
The royal family is known for exchanging cheap gag gifts during the holiday season, so the former senior royal wanted to find the perfect Christmas present to emphasize her sense of humour. So she came up with the idea of embossing a spoon with the words Cereal Killer on the flat end of the spoon – and she hit the bull’s eye.
Scobie and Durand wrote that Prince William was impressed with the gift and Meghan Markle made a good impression at her first Christmas party with the royal family. Unfortunately, things turned sour and they grew estranged from one another, with the Sussexes not attending the royals’ Christmas parties at Sandringham this year.
Speaking of Christmas, Kate Middleton opened up about her Christmas morning during the royal family’s traditional post-service stroll at St Mary Magdalene Church. She told a young royal fan that she started the day quite early but still had a beautiful morning.
Another fan asked if the Cambridge children had received many nice things over the festive season, to which the Princess of Wales replied that they had received many nice things. Another royal wisher asked the same question to Prince William, who made a joke about the amount of Christmas presents for his children.
I asked William if Santa was there for the kids and he smiled back and said, ‘You’ve got enough presents,’ said a fan named Hilary Marsh, 71, from Suffolk, via express.
Of course, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis received even more gifts during their public appearances. The youngest Wales was given a toy to carry around as he took his family to the crowds. Each of them also received a festive gnome with a long pointed red cap.