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Prince Harry's 'new girlfriend' slammed by own sister who calls her 'shallow narcissist not fit to be royal'

Mirror logo Mirror 2/11/2016 Steve Robson

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Prince Harry's reported new girlfriend Meghan Markle has been slammed in a scathing personal attack - by her own sister.  

The royal has been enjoying secret dates with the US actress, 35, and is "besotted", it has been claimed.

But last night Meghan's sister Samantha hit out at her sibling, calling her "shallow", "narcissistic" and driven by "social climbing".

Actress Meghan Markle © George Pimentel/Getty Images Actress Meghan Markle Samantha, who lives in Florida, claimed their father Tom has known for five months that Meghan is dating Harry but kept quiet.

Mum-of-three Samantha, who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2008, claimed Meghan has always wanted to be a princess and preferred Prince Harry because she has a "soft spot for gingers”.

But Samantha also said Meghan's behaviour is "not befitting of a Royal Family member".

She told The Sun: "Meghan is narcissistic and selfish.

Britain's Prince Harry arrives at Lord's cricket ground in London. © Justin Tallis/AFP Photo Britain's Prince Harry arrives at Lord's cricket ground in London. "I think the Royal Family would be appalled.”

Prince Harry is believed to have met Meghan in Toronto in the summer while promoting his Invictus Games for disabled service men and women.

Divorcee Meghan, 35, who stars in legal drama Suits, is claimed to have made several low-key visits to London to see Harry, where she has not only met his friends but also Prince William and Kate.

A source said: “He’s happier than he’s been for many years. He’s in a very relaxed period of his life and Meghan has come along at the right time.”

Although she has kept quiet, Meghan posted a photo on Instagram in which she wears a blue bracelet almost identical to one of Harry’s .

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21:  Meghan Markle arrives at the USA Network's 'Suits' season 5 held at Sheraton Los Angeles Downtown Hotel on January 21, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic) Things to know about "Suits" actress Meghan Markle The Toronto-based star shares several interests with the prince, including charitable work.

They also have mutual friends, including Violet Von Westenholz and Arthur Landon.

Meghan plays paralegal Rachel Zane in Suits and has filmed steamy scenes with office romance Mike Ross, played by Patrick J Adams. The actress split from Trevor Engelson in 2013 after two years of marriage.

She was most recently in the UK this month, staying at private members club Soho Farmhouse in the Oxfordshire countryside. In late June and early July, she was cheering on her friend Serena Williams at Wimbledon.

Kensington Palace declined to comment on the “private matter” and Meghan has not addressed speculation.

Prince Harry visit to Nottingham, UK - 26 Oct 2016 Prince Harry at the opening of Nottingham's new Central Police Station during a day of visits to the city focused on young people and communities The relationships of Prince Harry

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