Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s decision to name their newborn Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor is “rude” towards Queen Elizabeth II, a royal biographer claims.
Angela Levin suggested the decision was a bad idea because the private nickname was bestowed to Elizabeth by her late husband, Prince Philip.
“I don’t think it’s a good idea – I think it’s quite rude to Her Majesty Her Queen. It was a very private nickname from her husband who hasn’t been dead for very long,” Levin said on “Good Morning Britain.”
“Prince Charles would never dream of calling his mother Lilibet.”
The moniker Lilibet goes back to when the Queen was too young to be able to pronounce her own name, calling herself “Lilibet” instead.
Her parents and grandparents soon took up the nickname, which the Queen’s father, George VI, was once quoted as using when he said, “Lilibet is my pride. Margaret is my joy.”
“We knew what it was but it