Ever since Meghan Markle tied the knot with Prince Harry, she has been the object of attention from many news websites. From the outfits she wears to the way she interacts with other members of the British Royal family, the media has a lot to say about the Duchess of Sussex. And now, with the couple “stepping down as ‘senior’ members of the Royal family,” both the press and online users have a lot to say against the former Suits actress.
One Instagram user even commented on their announcement, “Run Meghan Run! She left Archie in Canada so the Queen (who officially has custody) couldn’t make him stay …. chicken way of doing things just to get your fame”. While another wrote, “She just want fame and glory, and she doesn’t care about the rest of the people, do you think she loves him? HA!!! PLEASE, she just wanted to be famous and she is using the royal family for that. How far can someone go just for that? Seriously, Prince Harry wanted love and something real, and now he is fighting with his family. Thx to this lady, all what we know is ruined. I wish he never married this woman.”
But not all of the couple’s followers are “haters”, there were some people who applauded the Duke and Duchess on their decision to take charge of their lives and become “financially independent.” Among this group of individuals is lifestyle blogger Christie Lee who defended Markle’s actions in this lengthy Facebook post.
One day a woman gave up her lucrative career that she loved, worked hard for and excelled at as well as earning millions…
Calling her as the woman who was “pillar of strength in the public eye,” Lee enumerates the sacrifices made by the Duchess that (maybe) not everyone recognizes.
Lee wrote:“One day a woman gave up her lucrative career that she loved, worked hard for and excelled at as well as earning millions to be with the man that she loves.
She made the decision, which I am positive was extremely emotional, to pack up her entire life, kiss her loved ones good bye and moved to an entirely different country to be with the man she loves.
She said goodbye to her single mother who raised her on her own and life as she knew it to be with the man she loves.
She gave up any ounce of privacy she had once enjoyed and took on the role gracefully and without hesitation to be with the man she loves.
She is constantly scrutinised, bullied and vilified by the media and is the constant target of relentless racism. The tabloid headlines are vile and sickening to read but the people revel in that kind of hatred toward her but she still shows up, she still smiles for the cameras and she never waivers in her support for her husband. She endures to be with the man she loves.
She chose to carry the baby that both her and her husband wanted, suffering through morning sickness, extreme hormonal changes, aches and pains and all the added risks of pregnancy when under extreme pressure.
She was called too fat, too old and too pretentious for protectively holding her growing belly as she grew a human being inside of her, she knew she would no longer be in control of her own body all the while being called a liar who was faking her pregnancy. All to be with the man she loves.
She went through postpartum anxiety and NEARLY broke down in a public interview, she was not offered love and support from the public instead she was called a drama queen!
Accused of just being a great actor capable of crocodile tears yet, only after years of having her acting abilities scrutinised, but she continued to be the pillar of strength in the public eye and raising her baby boy, to be with the man she loves.
The world never bat an eyelid over everything she gave up. The entire world chewed her up, spat her out and then demanded more.
One day a man said he would not be bullied into playing a game that killed his beloved mum. He and his wife made the choice to put theirs and their childs mental health and well-being first.
That grown man ,who is very capable of making his own choices, decided to give up his career to be with the woman he loves.
And the entire world went mad…”
Since Lee’s message has been uploaded on social media, it has been shared over 160,000 times and has gotten approximately 20,000 comments.
According to reports, the Queen has “demanded her staff work with the couple to find urgently a ‘workable solution’ that would take into account their demands for more freedom.”
Whether you agree or disagree with the couple’s decision, one thing’s for sure, we’ll definitely be hearing and seeing more from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in the coming years.
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