First TV appearance for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. On Tuesday, September 22, the ranking of the 100 most influential people of the year was unveiled on television during a special evening broadcast on ABC, which, coincidence or not, fell on the same day as National Voter Registration Day. On this occasion, Americans were invited to register on the electoral rolls for the next presidential elections. And Meghan Markle called for votes.
Alongside Prince Harry, the Duchess of Sussex reiterated the importance of going to vote on November 3, explaining that when we vote, “our values are put into action and our voices are heard”. “Your voice reminds you that you matter, because you do and you deserve to be heard,” she said. Installed in her garden from her home in Montecito, Meghan Markle had opted for an autumnal look for this appearance, with black tailored pants and a brown shirt. And at her feet, her eternal black pumps, which she wears on all occasions.
Prince Harry engaged with Meghan Markle
Shoes she may wear on November 3 to go to the polls, as she becomes the first member of the royal family to vote. After joining the Windsor, Meghan Markle was in fact not required to make her opinions known, and had to remain politically neutral. A rule she’s decided to break now that she’s back home in California. “Meghan Markle came home to vote”, explained Gloria Steinem about the Duchess. Alongside his wife, Prince Harry admitted to him that he had never voted in the United Kingdom, and that if he could not vote for the American presidential elections either, because a British citizen, he explained, and reminded, how vital it “is that we reject hate speech, misinformation and negativity online”.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry © Time