The ‘secret friend’ who played cupid in Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s love story has been revealed!
According to E! News, a source close to the engaged couple has confirmed the cupid is Harry’s childhood friend Violet von Westenholz who set them on a blind date in 2016.
The 33-year-old match-maker is the daughter of former Olympic skier Baron Piers von Westenholz, who is a close personal friend of Harry’s father, the Prince of Wales. She’s been in Harry’s confidant when it came to matters of the heart for years and her younger sister was touted as a possible girlfriend for Harry.
E! New’s source said, “Harry was having a really hard time finding anyone.It’s hard enough finding someone new to date. He can hardly go on Tinder or a dating app like normal people, but to meet someone that you actually connect with, that was proving to be almost impossible.”
“It was something he had confided in his closest friends about; he was ready to meet someone but it was so hard to actually find the right person.”
“Meghan had been a part of the London social scene for a while and had slotted into the high society set really easily. And so when Harry told Violet he was having trouble finding someone, Violet said she might just have the perfect girl for him.”
Viola! their date first date in July 2016 happened. Violet is yet to confirm the news.
See pictures of Violet and Meghan below:
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