Twitter’s reaction to Meghan Markle joining the royal family is hilarious

A WOC is officially joining the most rich and powerful establishment in the U.K.

It's wild that, in 2017, we still have a monarchy here in the U.K. Seriously, every now and then, I am hit with a wave of bemusement that I live in a country that uses £82 million a year of taxpayer money to pay our queen. That's crazy. Still, I couldn't help but have a little smile when today, wildcard Prince Harry announced his engagement to American actress Meghan Markle. Markle, who is divorced, mixed-race, and a star of TV drama Suits, is not your typical British princess. And at a time of nationalist and racist hatred in the U.K. mainstream, seeing a POC join the most rich and powerful establishment in the country feels positive.

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If we must have royalty, then Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, is the princess the people want. Also, we might get a day off work, which is cool with me.

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November 27, 2017
Twitter’s reaction to Meghan Markle joining the royal family is hilarious