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Meghan Markle included in the UK Financial Times Magazine list of the 25 Most Influential Women for 2022

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Editors of the UK Financial Times Magazine have released the names of the women chosen to be included in their list of the 2022 Women of the Year. Meghan Markle was chosen in the 'Creators' category.  UK born writer and journalist Yomi Adegoke describes how Meghan has "become a symbol of resilience for many silenced women. Specifically speaking, for women of colour and, even more specifically, mixed-race and black women. " Yomi added that Meghan's experience within the royal family "resonated with those who have had to navigate historically white, elitist institutions that are, at best, not built with them in mind and, at worst, outwardly hostile." Yomi praised Meghan for choosing to use  her voice this year as she launched her podcast, Archetypes, in which Meghan explores the labels used to contain and inhibit women, which Yomi describes as "fitting, given the projection and smears Meghan has endured from the press." Yomi ends in saying th

A trailer for the much anticipated Netflix documentary about Prince Harry & Meghan Markle is released

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Streaming giant Netflix has released a  trailer  for the widely anticipated docuseries taking a look behind the scenes in the life of Meghan and Harry. The six-part series slated to start on December 8th 2022 is directed by two-time Oscar nominee and EMMY winning Liz Garbus.  Photo credit to Sussex fans on Twitter The promotional press release promises us commentary from family and friends who have never spoken publicly before, Meghan and Harry talking firsthand about their love-story and their own experience, good and bad, since becoming a couple, plus lots more. The trailer has new intimate photos of the couple that we have never seen before. I can't  wait!

Meghan Markle & Prince Harry feature in a promotional video for the 2023 Invictus Games Dusseldorf

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Tickets for the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2023 Invictus Games in Dusseldorf are now on sale. The event will run between September 9th and 16th 2023. To kick off the start of the ticket sales and to introduce a new event for these games - table tennis - Meghan and Harry joined other Invictus sportsmen and sportswomen in a  promotional video  that ends with Meghan and Harry squaring up against each other across a table tennis table - bats to the ready!

Stormzy confirms new lyrics in the song "Please" on his new 2022 album are about Meghan Markle

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In an interview with Zane Lowe for his Apple Music show the UK rapper, singer and songwriter Stormzy confirmed that lyrics in his new song "Please" on the 2022 new and third album called 'This is What I Mean' are about Meghan Markle. Part of the lyrics to the song Please include: And please, leave Meghan alone I said, please, leave Meghan alone (Woah, woah, woah, oh, please) During the hour-long interview  Stormzy confirmed what had been speculated by some people online, that these lyrics were aimed at the media who have been on Meghan's back, giving Meghan a hard time, and with Stormzy urging these journalists to leave Meghan alone, to let her live her life in peace.  curtesy of Apple Music

Meghan Markle keeps to a female empowerment theme for "Giving Tuesday" 2022

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In America the Thanksgiving Thursday holiday is followed by the shopping frenzy that is Black Friday and Cyber Monday and since 2012 / 2013 a global movement to support non-profits called Giving Tuesday. Ahead of Giving Tuesday 2022 Meghan has teamed up with the eco-friendly lifestyle brand  Cuyana , that will see 500 of their Classic Structured Tote Bags donated to the UK Charity  Smart Works UK , the non-profit where Meghan remains Patron. Cuyana (which  means “to love” in Quechua)  is a women-built, heritage-led company selling life-style goods such as bags and clothing and with sustainability at the heart of what they do. They operate under the ethos of offering fewer but better quality collections, that are designed to last. The company also sells used products, giving a second or third life to their pieces.  Cuyana was founded by two women ten years ago. They partner with skilled craftswomen around the world, and their internal team is primarily female-led. Cuyana say that they

Meghan & Harry's Archewell Foundation Team participate in 2022 Thanksgiving meal preparation for LA charity

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Per a post on the Archewell Foundation website, this week the Archewell Foundation Team helped prepare a Thanksgiving lunch for over 300 Downtown Women’s Center (DWC) residents in Los Angeles.  DWC provides a wide array of resources for all women including female veterans and their families, women with severe physical and mental health concerns and survivors of domestic violence. Their mission is work towards a Los Angeles where every woman is housed and on the path to personal stability. It aims to end homelessness for women in the greater Los Angeles region through housing, wellness, employment and advocacy.

Prince Harry & Meghan Markle send best wishes to Elton John on his 2022 Farewell Tour

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In a short video clip aired on the Disney+ streaming service Meghan and Harry wished Elton John all of the best ahead of his Los Angeles concert, the final North American stop on Elton's 2022 Farwell Tour. The clip was filmed with Meghan and Harry standing outside an office bearing the logo of their Archewell Foundation. In previous weeks, attendees at Elton's concerts have spotted a photo of Harry and Meghan, taken at their 2018 wedding, as well images of the late Princess Diana projected onto a screen on-stage whilst Elton was performing. Cuddling each other, Meghan and Harry congratulate Elton and send him wishes and express their gratitude for being able to have seen his farewell tour. Harry goes on to thank Elton for making his fans happy over the decades and for entertaining people all around the world. Harry then thanks Elton for being a friend to his mom and to himself, Meghan, and their kids, and he adds his congratulations on Elton's incredible career - one that i

Prince Harry writes to bereaved children at Scotty's Little Soldiers, a UK Armed Forces Charity

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On what is Remembrance Day in the UK, Prince Harry wrote to bereaved children assisted by the UK charity Scotty's Little Soldiers.  In his letter Harry spoke of having the children in his hearts and thoughts, saying that he and the children shared the bond of having lost a parent. Harry expressed that even though these children have lost a parent, either a mom or dad, he hoped that the children felt strength knowing that the love by their lost parent for them, lived on. Harry encouraged the children when they have tough days, to lean into their friends at Scotty's Little Soldiers for support.  Harry wrote of his continuing admiration and respect for the soldiers who have given their lives for the rest of us. Harry gave a special mention to the children who (wearing their distinctive black and yellow stripped scarfs) would represent the charity at the 2022 Remembrance Day service in London, with Harry saying that whilst this would be hard for them to do, they were doing an impor