And it's all for a very important reason...
It may seem like Meghan Markle has been a Duchess for as long as the other millennial royals, but she has actually held the title for under a year, only becoming Duchess of Sussex after her May wedding.
She may now be a royal – even undergoing Princess lessons to learn the ropes – but she is proven to be unafraid to break protocol, ripping up the royal rulebook on numerous occasions.
Meghan frequently wears trousers, shows off her shoulders and wears dark nail varnish, not to mention she has broken tradition to deliver multiple feminist speeches.
But it wasn’t these breaks with protocol that made news this week. Instead, it was her insistence on closing her own car door.
Yes, Meghan’s continuous choice to close her car door behind her has gone viral this past year, with onlookers praising her as a relatable princess.
It has been reported now however that amid the violent threats against the two Duchesses, Meghan has been forbidden from closing her own car door.
‘Nothing is more important to these guys than protecting the Royal Family,’ a source reportedly told The Sun. ‘Meghan and Harry like to meet the public as much as possible and make contact with the crowds that come to see them. And although having a car door closed might seem like a trivial thing, it could be the difference.’
The source continued: ‘God forbid if anything did go wrong arriving at a royal engagement, but security need to be able to get them back into cars in seconds if needs be. If they’re closed and locked, it’s impossible.’
We’re all for breaking protocol, but Meghan’s safety is the most important.