"For someone to say, "Oh you shouldn't take any money, you should turn down a paycheck", go tell your boss you don't want a paycheck for interviewing me because that's cashing in". They haven't spoken for months over fears he'll leak details of their conversation to the press.
Meghan and her dad have apparently not spoken since her wedding
And Harry, who has been sitting in on some of Meghan's meetings at Kensington Palace with "special projects teams" from various designers, is said to have given the thumbs-down to a masculine Stella McCartney tuxedo suit his wife picked out for a glitzy evening event during the tour.
"I think she's single, I think he's single", she continued. "The royal family has had more than their fair share of scandals". However, many others are saying though Meghan is trying to freshen up the royal style-guide, Prince Harry is still very traditional when it comes to outings.
Meghan's half sister and brother, Samantha and Thomas Jr, have frequently launched scathing attacks on her and Mr Markle said he was "incredibly hurt" by their outbursts. He then boldly told the queen, "I think Meg may feel like she's being held prisoner and turning into a zombie".
The source suggests it's precisely Adelaide Cottage's privacy that appeals to Prince Harry and Meghan, who are keen to make the move to Windsor.
The Mail on Sunday understands it is not the first time there has been friction over the Duchess's fashion choices.