This is the one thing Meghan Markle is forbidden from discussing in public

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Meghan Markle is one of the most talked about women in the world, becoming Duchess of Sussex just under a year ago, and now expecting a royal baby any day.

The 37-year-old has fitted seamlessly into the royal family from the moment she started dating Prince Harry, from bonding with the Queen’s corgis to getting an early invite to spend Christmas at Sandringham with the Windsors.

And now that Meghan is officially a royal, she has only blossomed into the role.


Yes, Meghan may have only been a Duchess for less than a year, but you wouldn’t think it by looking at her, with the former Suits actress undergoing Princess lessons to learn the etiquette, changing things about herself from her handwriting to her wardrobe.

The most recently known rule that Meghan must comply to involves conversation topics, with the Duchess reportedly forbidden from discussing politics in public.

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In royal expert Katie Nicholl’s book Harry: Life, Loss and Love, she explains how it is now Meghan’s job to be politically neutral, explaining that she would get into hot water with the Queen if she were to voice her political opinions.

‘There's no problem with Meghan speaking out on feminism, social justice and equality issues, but if she starts getting political she'll be in hot water,’ the royal expert explained. ‘The Queen is politically neutral. She expects her family to do the same.’

Meghan has been very respectful of royal rules so we’re sure she has nothing to worry about.

Jenny Proudfoot
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