Meghan Markle just shut down Prince Harry's comments about ageing

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle made news earlier this year as they stepped down from their roles as ‘senior’ members of the royal family, becoming financially independent.

It wasn’t their losing of their HRH titles or their loss of the Sussex Royal brand that made the most news however. Instead, it was their big move, with the couple relocating across the pond.

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle and baby Archie moved to Canada after the announcement and have since set up camp in Los Angeles, California, where they are currently observing the quarantine as a family of three.

It wasn't their new property, their A-list neighbours or even Meghan surprising everyone with her 'perfect' Spanish that has made the most news recently.

The most news this week surrounded Prince Harry's comments about ageing, something that Meghan Markle was quick to shut down.

During a recent video call with young leaders from the Queen’s Commonwealth Trust, Prince Harry referenced his ageing, telling participants in the call, 'I'm ageing, right, I'm 35 already'.

Meghan, who is three years older than Harry, took the moment to jokingly shut down her husband's comments, insisting: 'That's not ageing!''

Harry's response? 'It is ageing compared to these guys'.

The Duke of Sussex later went on to discuss the need to have ‘uncomfortable’ conversations.

‘When you look across the Commonwealth, there is no way that we can move forward unless we acknowledge the past,’ Prince Harry explained during the call. ‘So many people have done such an incredible job of acknowledging the past and trying to right those wrongs, but I think we all acknowledge there is so much more still to do.’

He continued: ‘It’s not going to be easy and in some cases it’s not going to be comfortable, but it needs to be done, because, guess what, everybody benefits. We can’t deny or ignore the fact that all of us have been educated to see the world differently. However, once you start to realise that there is that bias there, then you need to acknowledge it, you need to do the work to become more aware so that you can help stand up for something that is so wrong and should not be acceptable in our society today.

‘There is no turning back now, everything is coming to a head. Solutions exist and change is happening far quicker than it ever has done before.’

Jenny Proudfoot
Features Editor

Jenny Proudfoot is an award-winning journalist, specialising in lifestyle, culture, entertainment, international development and politics. She has worked at Marie Claire UK for seven years, rising from intern to Features Editor and is now the most published Marie Claire writer of all time. She was made a 30 under 30 award-winner last year and named a rising star in journalism by the Professional Publishers Association.