Prince Harry, Meghan Markle receive backlash for their involvement in US politics
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle receive severe backlash after they urged the US citizens to vote in the upcoming elections.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, are living in a $14 million mansion in Santa Barbara, California, requested the American citizens to exercise their right to vote in their first primetime TV appearance on ABC on Tuesday.
Prince Harry told voters to reject hate speech, misinformation and online negativity, while his wife Meghan dubbed the presidential elections the ‘most important’ polls of their lifetime but the royal couple did not endorse any of the candidates.
However, they sparked severe criticism as the members of the royal family are expected to be strictly apolitical according to British tradition.
Shortly after their two-minute-long video, social media users criticized Prince Harry and Meghan for interfering in US politics.