The Queen Is Supporting Meghan Markle Amid Family Drama It seems no one is more fed up with the Markle family media circus than the Duchess of Sussex herself. But she's made an ally in none other than Her Majesty The Queen. Royal family insider, via 'US Weekly' The palace insider claims the queen greatly admires the former American actress. Meghan's estranged father and sister have lambasted the Duchess regularly since the Royal Wedding. Thomas Markle, to 'The Daily Mail'