MEGHAN Markle and Prince Harry have released a “list of good deeds” for Brits to do in the lead up to this year’s International Women’s Day.
It comes after the couple hit back at the Queen after she stripped them of the royal titles saying: “Service is universal.”
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle created the list of good deeds and posted them to their Archewell websiteCredit: AFP or licensors
The list of deeds include ‘achieve birth justice’ and ‘pick up the phone and check in on a friend’Credit: Archewell
The list is intended to be shared with friends and stuck up on your fridgeCredit: Archewell
Posting to their Archewell website, the ex-Royal couple created a list of deeds that are “real acts of compassion for the women in your life and in your community”.
The list includes a mixture of practical examples: “pick up the phone and check in on a friend”, “order from a woman-led restaurant” and “make a meal for a woman in your community”.
While other deeds seemed vague and so less-practical: “achieve birth justice for all moms, not just some.”
On his Twitter account, author of the couple’s biography Finding Freedom, Omid Scoobie said Harry and Meghan created the list to “share with friends, hang it in our fridge, and inspire acts of compassion everyday, all month long,”
Last month Prince Harry and Meghan hit back at the Queen after she stripped them of their royal titles.
A statement released by the Palace said The Queen wrote to say that it is “not possible to continue with the responsibilities and duties that come with a life of public service”.
But Harry and Meghan hit back and said: “We can all live a life of service. Service is universal.”
The announcement came 12 months after the couple stepped back from their roles as senior royals.
Buckingham Palace said: “The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have confirmed to Her Majesty The Queen that they will not be returning as working members of The Royal Family.
“Following conversations with The Duke, The Queen has written confirming that in stepping away from the work of The Royal Family it is not possible to continue with the responsibilities and duties that come with a life of public service.
“The honorary military appointments and Royal patronages held by The Duke and Duchess will therefore be returned to Her Majesty, before being redistributed among working members of The Royal Family.
“While all are saddened by their decision, The Duke and Duchess remain much loved members of the family.”
It comes as:
- Prince Harry hinted he quit the UK as he feared Meghan would suffer the same fate as his mother
- Meghan and Harry’s interview has been extended to a TWO hour special as Oprah reveals that “no subject is off limits”
- Prince William has not spoken to Prince Harry “for some time” and is being “kept in the dark” about his Oprah interview, a source has claimed
- Meghan “always planned to leave the Royal Family” and Prince Harry is “barely recognisable”, a close friend of Princess Diana claims
In a statement released by Harry and Meghan, they replied: “As evidenced by their work over the past year, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex remain committed to their duty and service to the UK and around the world, and have offered their continued support to the organisations they have represented regardless of official role.
“We can all live a life of service. Service is universal.”
Today the couple unveiled a new logo which includes the word “Service”.
The couple’s Archewell logo was tweaked to include the words “Service. Compassion. Action. Community”.
Now the couple’s prominent use of the word ‘Service’ is likely to ruffle even more feathers at Buckingham Palace.
Their updated Archewell website outlined their aims for their non-profit work in a new mission statement.
It read: “Welcome to Archewell. Through our non-profit work, as well as creative activations, we drive systemic cultural change across all communities, one act of compassion at a time.”
Their website’s previous home page displayed images of Harry and Meghan as children with their mothers.
They have been replaced with a picture of Harry and Meghan at a charity event in LA last year.
A lengthy message, entitled “A Letter for 2021”, was also removed from the home page.
Prince Harry and Meghan’s interview with Oprah will air this SundayCredit: CBS