And people aren't very happy.
Meghan Markle is the Duchess of Sussex, receiving the title this year as a wedding present from Queen Elizabeth after she married Prince Harry, now Duke of Sussex, in May.
But while the title brings her influence, power and a lot of responsibility, let’s not pretend that these weren’t traits that Meghan demonstrated before in her past career that she carved out for herself.
Yes, the 37-year-old has taken to her role as a royal so well that it’s easy to forget about her previous career, but she was of course a Hollywood actress, working her way up to star in US series Suits, feature in multiple films and even going on to deliver a key speech at the 2015 UN Women’s Summit – all off her own back.
Unfortunately however, the actress’ former university, Northwestern University, Illinois, didn’t seem to remember her impressive career in their recent prospectus, recognising her instead for her royal status.
That’s right. Meghan, who studied theatre and international studies, was featured among other successful graduates, in an effort to attract new students to apply, under the tagline, ‘You can do anything when you take a Northwestern Direction. They did.’
Sharing a shot of the prospectus, a Meghan Markle fan account accidentally started a debate on the subject, with a lot of its 29k followers taking issue with Meghan’s description as ‘humanitarian and the Duchess of Sussex’, accusing the university of completely ignoring her acting career.
‘Not sure why they didn’t mention she’s an actress,’ commented one user (@peoniesandpoems), while another (@rbnslesl2) posted: ‘Nice, but would prefer “former actress, humanitarian, and Duchess of Sussex”‘.
Whatever happens, at least we can all agree that Meghan is pretty inspirational.