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Entertainment

Web Desk
September 25, 2020

Petition calling for Meghan Markle, Prince Harry's HRH titles' removal reaches 30,000 signatures

Entertainment

Web Desk
Fri, Sep 25, 2020

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are facing criticism after the royal couple encouraged Americans to vote in the upcoming presidential election.

President Donald Trump took a swipe at the couple when he was asked to comment on their statement.

Social media users are targeting the couple for interfering in the politics of another country.

A large number of people have been calling for the removal of Meghan and Harry's royal titles.

An online petition was also launched earlier this year   by their critics.

More than 30,000 people had launched the petition to remove the royal titles of Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle.

The petition also calls for an end to UK funding to the couple who is currently living in the United States, after stepping down from their roles as senior royals.

"Since the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle we, the people have been shocked by the exorbitant spending of this married couple. It is said that Meghan Markle (now the Duchess of Sussex) has spent well over one million pounds (£1000000.00) on just clothes in just under one year. Britain is facing Brexit and economic hardship. Many thousands are homeless and children are going to school with no breakfast, times are undoubtedly hard for working class Brits. Yet, the taxes that we pay, is going towards an American ( not even British) woman's wardrobe allowance, also this allowance is not supporting British designers, but mega expensive designers in America, Canada, or Europe. She has shown little or no understanding of British culture, traditions or history," read the online petition on change.org.

It further said, "Meghan Markle should NOT be allowed to use the name 'Duchess', at the very least until she becomes a British Citizen. Currently, she is neither a British subject not a member of the Commonwealth. Therefore it could be argued that she has no right to the title of 'Duchess'".