The internet in meltdown as Meghan Markle 'breaks royal protocol'

27 September, 2018, 20:04 | Author: Rodolfo Hawkins
  • Duke and Duchess of Sussex coming to Brighton

It included the footage: Meghan, 37, stepping out of a luxurious black sedan and being greeted on her arrival on Tuesday at her first solo engagement - the opening of an exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts in London.

One Twitter user joked: "People congratulating Meghan for closing her vehicle door is the most British thing ever" while another said: "I can't believe Meghan Markle closing a auto door is big news, this world is broken".

It all started when a video of Meghan revealing that Prince Harry is a feminist while chatting to a crowd of people in January surfaced online.

A woman has closed her own vehicle door - making headlines globally.

It was Meghan Markle getting out of her vehicle and closing the door herself.

Another wrote: "I really don't think it occurs to her that someone else is there to do that".

Meghan made in headlines in June after she crossed her legs while sitting with Harry and his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, at a Buckingham Palace reception for the Queen's Young Leaders. "It is something she's always done herself like the rest of us".

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Meghan doesn't just close vehicle doors with her own hands - she waves with them, too!

For what it's worth, Meghan's sister-in-law Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, has also closed her own vehicle doors during public appearances.

Others couldn't understand all the fuss! "Well done Meghan!", tweeted royal correspondent Emily Andrews.

Britain's Prince Harry's and Meghan Markle visit Cardiff Castle in Cardiff, Britain, January 18, 2018.

At the time, some armchair experts who were quick to take to the internet to pass on their views on Meghan's breach of "royal etiquette".

"Usually royalty and dignitaries have someone to open/close auto doors for security reasons: nothing to do with "princess behaviour", tweeted William Hanson, an etiquette coach and columnist for the Daily Mail's website.

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