Royals Kate Middleton and Prince William Are Avoiding Prince Harry and Meghan's Netflix Show, Says Source Aides for the Prince and Princess of Wales are screening the Harry & Meghan docuseries By Simon Perry and Stephanie Petit Stephanie Petit Stephanie Petit is a Royals Writer and Reporter at PEOPLE. People Editorial Guidelines Published on December 14, 2022 09:00 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Kate Middleton, Prince William, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Photo: Chris Jackson - WPA Pool/Getty Kate Middleton and Prince William won't be tuning into Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Netflix show. A palace source shares in this week's issue of PEOPLE that the Prince and Princess of Wales are avoiding the Harry & Meghan docuseries, having aides watch instead. Despite an apparent olive branch following Queen Elizabeth's death in September, when Prince Harry and Meghan joined Prince William and Kate to view tributes to the monarch outside Windsor Castle, the relationship between the brothers remains strained. "It will take a long time before there is harmony between the brothers," says a source close to the royal household. "There is a lot of anger there." Prince Harry Says People Were 'Happy to Lie to Protect My Brother' in New Netflix Trailer Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, Prince William and Kate Middleton. Chris Jackson - WPA Pool/Getty In the first three episodes of the Netflix series following the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Meghan spoke about her lack of understanding of royal life, including her surprise when she first met Kate. "When Will and Kate came over and I had met her for the first time, they came over for dinner," Meghan said in Harry & Meghan. "I remember I was in ripped jeans and barefoot." "Like I was a hugger, always been a hugger," she added. "I didn't realize that that is really jarring for a lot of Brits." "I guess I'd start to understand very quickly that the formality on the outside, carried through on the inside," she continued. "There is a forward-facing way of being and then you close the door and you relax now. But that formality carries over on both sides. And that was surprising to me." Prince William and Prince Harry. AARON CHOWN/POOL/AFP via Getty Prince Harry, 38, also said that his family was "incredibly impressed" when they first met Meghan, 41. "I think they were surprised," he said. "Maybe surprised that a ginger could land such a beautiful woman and such an intelligent woman." "But the fact that I was dating an American actress was probably what clouded their judgment more than anything else at the beginning. 'Oh, she's an American actress — this won't last,' " he added. Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Netflix Docuseries — All the Major Revelations Meghan agreed that as their romance blossomed, "the actress thing was the biggest problem, funny enough." Prince Harry also claimed he and Meghan were treated differently than Prince William and Kate, both 40, in a trailer for the additional three episodes of the Netflix series, which will debut on Thursday. Can't get enough of PEOPLE's Royals coverage? Sign up for our free Royals newsletter to get the latest updates on Kate Middleton, Meghan Markle and more! "They were happy to lie to protect my brother," Harry said, adding that he and Meghan were the victims of "institutional gaslighting." "They were never willing to tell the truth to protect us," he continued.