As you’ve heard, Suits star Meghan Markle is set to marry Prince Harry in the Spring of 2018 and everyone from here to the U.K. is excited. Samantha Grant, Meghan’s half-sister, is one of those people; but she’s also writing a memoir called The Diary of Princess Pushy’s Sister which will touch on her relationship with the duchess-to-be.
While some have dubbed her book a”tell-all,” the 52-year-old former actress and model told Good Morning Britain that’s not exactly accurate.
“First of all, it’s only a tell-all in that I go through and recant some of the beautiful nuances of our lives, our family home. But more importantly it has to do with the inter-racial evolution of this country through the lens of my life and my family since the Civil Rights Act until present, and how that intersects with this recent event with my sister, you know, my feelings about it, my family’s feelings about it and how sad it was going through it all. But it’s more of a beautiful, warm, witty story of our lives and my life.”
Samantha goes on to say lovely things about Meghan like how she is “strong, very worldly, very educated, very graceful” and that “…[she and Prince Harry] can bring so much to their role in global outreach, as a part of the royal family and in their humanitarian efforts.”
But sources have told People that Meghan hasn’t spoken to Samantha, who’s her father’s daughter from his first marriage, for more than 10 years. She, however, denies that. Samantha Grant now goes by Samantha Markle and lives in Florida. She was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2008 and has been wheelchair-bound since then. I assume the name change creates more buzz around her upcoming book.
But this isn’t new. Remember how Barack Obamas’s older brother came out of the woodwork when he was in the spotlight? And more recently, Rihanna’s uncle was looking for a come-up by selling off-brand Puma products.