Before, BLACK COMPANY reported that British Queen actress Meghan Markle worked with activist Gloria Steinem to encourage Americans to vote ahead of the presidential election. It was revealed this week that after she cast her vote, Markle also made history as the first modern British queen to vote in a US presidential election.
Returning to a multi-million dollar home in her home state of California with her husband, Prince Harry, the Duchess of Sussex has been very vocal about the importance of voting in the historic elections after getting her from earlier this year had deviated from royal duties. A source on Page 6 says Meghan "wouldn't miss the vote in this election, no matter where she lived." Markle also attended National Voter Registration Day with Harry to encourage people to vote.
In an interview for Time 100, Markle emphasizes the importance of actively participating in the electoral process and why it is necessary to ensure that every voice in this campaign is heard. "Every four years we are told, 'This is the most important choice of our lives," she said. "But it is. When we vote, our values are put into action and our voices heard."
Harry added that it is important for Americans to speak out and vote for change, even though he cannot vote as the British king. "I won't be able to vote in this election here in the US," he said. "But many of you may not know that I have not been able to vote in the UK all my life. As we approach this November, it is important that we reject hate speech, misinformation and online negativity."