MEGHAN Markle made a sweet comment about the Royal Family while hugging a well-wisher.
The Duchess of Sussex was seen hugging a royal fan who was among the crowd gathered at Windsor Castle to pay tribute to the Queen.
The young mourner spoke of the moment she hugged Meghan saying she wanted to “show her that she’s welcome” in Britain.
And a close-up clip has revealed the fan's encounter with the Duchess of Sussex as well as Meghan's touching comment about the Royals that shows she considers herself part of the family.
Meghan can be seen approaching the fan asking her name to which the 14-year-old girl responds "Amelka".
"How beautiful" Meghan can be heard saying.
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"Thank you for being here, it means so much for the family, we appreciate it," she adds.
She then asks the fan how long she's been waiting before repeating "we appreciate you being here".
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The young girl then asks if she can hug her to which Meghan responds "of course".
Amelka Zak later told CNN: “We just waiting for her to come and she came over and asked my name and how my day was and how long I was waiting.
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“I asked her if I could have a hug and she hugged me back. It was just quite an amazing moment.”
She continued: “It just went through my mind and everyone was kind of cheering me on.
“I guess I just felt like I needed to in a way.
“I feel like she’s going through a lot because of the Queen dying but also because of everything she’s been through with the royal family.
“I just wanted to show her that she’s welcome I guess. I just wanted to hug her after everything that’s happened.”
Meanwhile, Meghan made a touching comment to a Royal aide about a promise she made to a young mourner.
In a clip that went viral on social media it appears that an aide offered to take some of the flowers the duchess had been given by mourners.
While at first, social media users speculated that Meghan had been rude to the aide – it has now been revealed she actually wanted to keep her promise to mourners that she would place them at the gate on behalf of them.
It’s thought that she said: "I told them I'd place them over there so it's OK. Thank you. I appreciate it though."
Prince William, Harry, Kate, and Meghan met with crowds of mourners on Saturday speaking with them and collecting flowers from them.
The reunion of the two brothers was arranged over a text message as they put their differences aside to view tributes to the Queen.
They were last seen together in public at the Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations in June.
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The Sun has revealed that William and Harry could walk side by side behind the Queen’s coffin at the funeral.
Plans are now being drawn up for the somber event on Monday with discussions taking place about whether the brothers will be together.
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