The Duchess of Sussex’s father says he believes Queen Elizabeth would have been a better choice
Thomas Markle apparently wasn’t too impressed with Time magazine’s issue of 100 Most Influential People—even though his daughter, Meghan Markle, and her husband, Prince Harry, were among the few chosen for the cover.
They were listed as two of the most influential people in the world and honored by friend Chef Jose Andrés for their activism and philanthropy. In addition to the couple, Olympian Simone Biles, Oscar winner Kate Winslet, singer-songwriter Billie Eilish, World Trade Organization (WTO) director general Ngozi Okonjo-Iwela, NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang and writer Kathy Park Hong, were all present. featured on various covers.
In a video obtained by Granthshala News, Markle is seen at a newsstand in Los Angeles and when asked by the videographer why she decided not to buy the magazine, Markle replied, “Well, it’s just Time magazine. of opinion, there are more influential people like the Queen.”
On Wednesday, Time magazine revealed its cover stars. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were part of the “Icons” section of the list.
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Are Two of Time Magazine’s Most Influential People
The two posed together but received few reactions for their “weird” appearance on social media.
Harry, whose 37th birthday was also on Wednesday, was dressed in all black and rested on his shoulder behind Meghan. The 40-year-old former actress wore a white pantsuit and gold jewellery.
After the cover was unveiled, users on Twitter were quick to judge her body language and blank expressions.
a person said, “The only effort in this photo is the person who photoshopped 2 different photos together.”
one more Told, “Feeling a little too ‘plastic’? Photoshop is rich on this.”
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle face backlash for ‘Strange’ Time magazine cover
“Awful improvisation work. They look CGI,” Agreed a user.
“What a strange picture… made to look like Harry is the same height as Meghan… is he leaning over?” commented to someone else.
“Looks like Harry is her hairdresser and she’s looking in the mirror to see what she’s done with her layers,” jokingly said a user.
Meanwhile, Chef Andres wrote in his essay about the couple, “Through their Archwell Foundation they turn compassion into shoes on the ground. They give voice to the voiceless through media production.”
“With nonprofit partners, they take risks to help communities in need – offering mental-health support to black women and girls in America and feeding those affected by natural disasters in India and the Caribbean, ” He continued.
Andres, who founded World Central Kitchen, has worked with Harry and Meghan over the past year to help feed poor communities. “In a world where everyone has opinions about people they don’t know, the Duke and Duchess have compassion for those they don’t know. They just don’t consider. They run to conflict ,” They said.