Prince Harry and Meghan call baby Lilibet after Queen is “rude”

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle named their little daughter Lilibet in reference to the Queen.

However, a royal expert has claimed it was “rude” that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex decided to name their daughter after Her Majesty following their public attacks on the family.

Angela Levin appeared on Good Morning Britain today talking about the little girl’s name.

What did Ms. Levin say about Harry and Meghan’s baby name Lilibet?

When asked if the Queen would be happy if Meghan and Harry used Lilibet, Ms. Levin said, “Not after what happened.

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“I think she is hopelessly unhappy because you were so rude to her. I don’t think that’s a good idea.

“I think it’s pretty rude to Her Majesty the Queen.”

Meghan and Harry paid tribute to the Queen by naming their young daughter Lilibet (Photo credit:

What else did the expert say?

Furthermore, the biographer said, “It was a very private nickname from her husband, who is not long dead.

“Prince Charles would never dream of calling his mother Lilibet.

“He never used it – it was a special name, especially for the Duke of Edinburgh.”

Journalist Afua Adom, however, hit back during the discussion, calling it a “nod of affection”.

She said, “To say the Queen is unhappy is, frankly, ridiculous. It’s also a nod to Meghan’s mother, Doria, her nickname for Meghan is flower.

Meghan Markle welcomes baby with Harry
Harry and Meghan recently welcomed their daughter (Photo credit:

“It’s also a bit of a stretch to say that the queen is angry that her great-grandson is named after her. I think it’s a token of affection. “

During a statement on Sunday (June 6), Meghan and Harry explained the meaning of their daughter’s name.

The statement reads: “Lili is named after her great-grandmother, Her Majesty the Queen, whose family nickname is Lilibet.

“Her middle name, Diana, was chosen to honor her beloved late grandmother, the Princess of Wales.”

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Harry and Meghan paid tribute to Diana with their baby name choices (Photo Credit: /

Meanwhile, Buckingham Palace said the news “pleased” the Queen, Prince Charles and other members of the royal family.

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A spokesman said: “The Queen, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been informed …

“And we’re excited to hear of the birth of a daughter for The Duke and Duchess of Sussex.”

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