Prince Harry’s Face Turned 'Red With Anger' the Moment Meghan Markle Mocked Curtsying to Queen Elizabeth in Netflix Doc

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Prince Harry did not like it when Meghan Markle mocked Queen Elizabeth.

Dec. 27 2023, Published 12:54 p.m. ET

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Prince Harry's face turned "red with anger" when Meghan Markle mocked curtsying to the longest-serving head of state in the world, Queen Elizabeth II.

"And I remember we were in the car, and we were driving up, and he's like, 'You know how to curtsy, right?' And I just thought it was a joke," the Duchess of Sussex shared in Harry & Meghan.

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Prince Harry seemed 'uncomfortable' in 'Harry & Meghan.'

"It's surreal. It wasn't like some big moment of like, 'Now you're going to meet my grandmother.’ I didn't know I was going to meet her until moments before," she added.

At that point, the former actress then performs a pantomime, over-exaggerated-like rendition of a curtsey while laughingly sharing, "Pleasure to meet you, your Majesty."

"Prince Harry's face says it all," body language expert Jesus Enrique Rosas dished when discussing the exchange. "The first part of Harry's reaction tells me that he knew what was coming. He is serious even if Meghan is speaking quickly, joyfully but there's no connection, no empathy in him. He is serious and maybe even angry, notice what happens with his throat, he is swallowing at that moment."

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The Duchess of Sussex appearing emotional at Queen Elizabeth II's state funeral on September 19, 2022 — and she has not returned to Britain since.

"He is looking at Meghan, and he displays contempt. A split second after that, he looks away and presses his jaw. You can see the patches of red on his face are much redder — the cheeks, the bridge of the nose, the temples — it could be that he feels ashamed or angry," he added.

Rosas continued: "I'm going to tell you why this is covert anger and not [Harry being] ashamed. If he was ashamed, he would have smiled a bit more, or [had] a nervous laughter. But he knew what was coming, and he couldn't stand it — that he had that face at the beginning and had that subtle swallow right before Meghan did the curtsy."

Despite any reservations he may have had, the Duke of Sussex went along with the production and its December 2022 release, which saw it become a huge hit for the streamer.

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Meghan Markle's only solo royal engagement with Queen Elizabeth II, June 14, 2018.

Although Meghan seemed to be laughing at the late Queen's expense, she did perform the mark of respect correctly at the monarch's state funeral on September 19, 2022.

This led some royal analysts to claim that Meghan never got an opportunity to hone her technique as a royal princess and duchess due to only being a working royal for roughly 20 months before "Megxit" in January 2020.

The Montecito royal has not been back to the United Kingdom or appeared with the royal family since the widely-viewed farewell ceremony for Elizabeth II. It is currently unknown if she will ever return due to several controversies since her last visit.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in a publicity still for Netflix's 'Harry & Meghan.'

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Daily Express reported on Rosas' remarks.

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