Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s visit to New York has brought them back into the limelight after making it to Time’s 100 most influential people list. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were in New York City for the weekend in a visit reminiscent of a royal visit. While a lot has changed for the couple in recent years, one thing remains the same. Meghan and Harry still make love in public.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle hold hands as they begin their trip to New York City
There were public displays of affection, or PDA, from the beginning. When the Duke and Duchess of Sussex began their whirlwind tour of New York City, New York, they did so by holding hands.
Meghan and Harry were photographed walking hand-in-hand at One World Observatory on September 23, 2021. They were on their way inside to meet New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York Governor Cathy Hochul.
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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex visit the 9/11 memorial at One World Trade Center after taking city views from One World Observatory and posing for photos with de Blasio and Huchul. The parents of two – Meghan and Harry welcomed a daughter, Lillibet “Lily” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, in June 2021 – had an even more gloomy moment at the waterfall pool, which is inscribed with the names of those whose had died. Attacks on the World Trade Center in 1993 and 2001.
Once again, Meghan and Harry’s PDA was on full display. The couple, who now live in California, held hands as they walked along one of the 9/11 memorial pools. His PDA is in stark contrast to that of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and his wife, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. Harry’s older brother and sister-in-law avoid public displays of affection. Why? Because of the royal family’s unwritten rule about PDA. Since they are technically at work, William and Catherine shy away from touching in public.
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Meghan and Harry’s PDA was on full display once again in New York City. The couple arrived at another event, this time a 24-hour event broadcast live from Central Park. Photographers photograph the pair as they were shown on Global Citizen Live on September 25, 2021. And, of course, he held hands as he made his way through the entrance.
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Meghan and Harry spoke at Global Citizen Live, the weekend’s main event, aimed at promoting coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine equity. When the Duke and Duchess of Sussex took the stage to say a few words, they once again engaged in some PDA.
Meghan and Harry held hands with a smile. And, at one point, Harry held a hand around Meghan while she rested his head on her shoulder.
The couple are now back home in California, but it looks like they’ll continue to do what they’ve always done after the senior royal era, not being afraid to show their love for each other in public.