A look at Meghan Markle’s life as she has been adjusting to her new role and new family.
Meghan Markle stepped into the spotlight as Prince Harry’s beautiful bride, and since their royal nuptials, the Duchess of Sussex has quickly adjusted into her new life, new role and new royal family.
ABC News takes an up-close look at Meghan Markle’s royal beginnings as the Duchess of Sussex in a prime-time special “Meghan’s New Life: The Real Princess Diaries,”, which airs Thursday, Nov. 22 9:00 p.m. EST on ABC Television Network.
In the first six months of her marriage, Markle has become a formidable force.
ABC royal contributor Imogen Lloyd Webber said that Queen Elizabeth II already sees Markle as a catalyst for the future.
“The Queen is incredibly smart. The Queen sees Meghan as a very, I want to say, [a] useful tool in securing and symbolizing the future of the monarchy for decades to come,” she said.
In her short time as part of the royal family, the Duchess of Sussex has already proved to be a natural at getting involved with the British people.
Duncan Lacrombe, a former UK based royal editor and author of “Prince Harry: The Inside Story,” said she’s just “what the British public needed.”
“Meghan’s exactly what not only Harry needed, not only what the Royal family needed, but what the British public needed and longed for as well,” he said. Continue reading New documentary takes a closer look at Meghan Markle’s life as the Duchess of Sussex
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been given a “long list” of potential baby names suggested by friends and family.
The royal couple, who are expecting their first child in the spring, told curious children in Australia they are “going to sit down and have a look at” the options.
During a trip on the Melbourne tram, the Duke and Duchess were interrogated by schoolchildren who spent the journey of just a few minutes asking them about their plans for parenthood.
Charlie Wolf, a 12-year-old pupil from Middle Park primary school, asked if the couple had any names for their unborn baby.
The children said the Duchess replied with: “We’ve been given a long list of names from everyone, we’re going to sit down and have a look at them.” Continue reading Duke and Duchess of Sussex given ‘long list’ of baby names by family and friends
Earlier this morning ahead of the official start of The Duke and Duchess’s first international tour as a married couple Kensington Palace announced that Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex is expecting her first child with Prince Harry in the Spring of 2019. You can read their announcement below:
Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Sussex is expecting a baby in the Spring of 2019.
Their Royal Highnesses have appreciated all of the support they have received from people around the world since their wedding in May and are delighted to be able to share this happy news with the public.
Members of the Royal Family were reportedly notified at Princess Eugenie’s wedding on Friday and are “delighted”. Meghan’s mom Doria has also been told the happy news and “…looks forward to welcoming her first grandchild”. As for Meghan’s health, it’s reported that she’s “feeling well” and has had her 12 week scan. There will also be no change in the tour schedule. The Duke and Duchess will still travel to Fiji and Tonga next week despite FCO advice that pregnant women should not travel to the region because of its moderate Zika risk. A spokesperson said “they had sought medical advice and decided to go ahead with their plans.”
Simply Meghan Markle would like to wish Their Royal Highnesses nothing but the best during this exciting time!