A singing stuffed animal isn’t exactly the Christmas gift you’d likely give your future grandmother-in-law, let alone the Queen of England. But that’s exactly what Meghan Markle gave Queen Elizabeth II for her inaugural holiday with The Royals.
A source tells The Daily Star that Meghan bought Her Majesty a little hamster that sings. “It was so funny, especially when the corgis tried to take hold of the toy. She laughed and said ‘they can keep my dogs company.'” We imagine it’s similar to this:
Turns out, it’s a tradition for the Royal Family to give each other gag gifts. When you’re wealthy, you likely already have everything you want, right? The Queen reportedly burst out laughing when her corgis came through and tried to snatch the critter away from her. “She laughed and said, ‘they can keep my dogs company,'” according to the source.
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The Daily Star reports that Meghan’s first Christmas with her future in-laws was a smashing success. In keeping with the tradition of their German heritage, they all exchanged gifts on Christmas Eve.