Most of us live according to a set of unwritten rules. Don’t take up two seats on the tube. Don’t eat smelly food at your desk. Stand on the right side of the escalator. But aside from these customs (and, you know, laws), we are essentially free to do as we please.
When she became a royal (the Duchess of Sussex, to be specific), Meghan had to put her former public persona to rest — no social media presence, no blog, no acting career. Meghan, however, is not a typical royal. Already, a black American divorcee, Meghan challenged standards of what a royal has historically been. Now that she’s married Harry, Meghan is continuing to subtly challenge the status quo (and by subtle, we mean that she closes the car door herself).