A new era. Meghan Markle and Prince harry were all smiles in their first official portrayal since the couple stepped down from their senior royal duties in March.
The black and white photo was taken by the photographer Matt sayles, who shot the couple at their home in Montecito, Calif., before they appeared for a special edition of Time100 talks.
In the snapshot, Markle, 39, was caught in a frank moment as she laughed as she sat in a chair. Harry, 36, sat down on the arm of the chair as he smiled for the camera. the Suit alum went for a classic look with a blazer, white t-shirt and dark pants as she rested her arm on her husband’s leg. The former military pilot kept his outfit simple with a plain suit, a button-down oxford shirt and no tie.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will host an episode of Time100 talks Tuesday October 20, with guests, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, CEO of Rappler Maria Ressa and the hosts of “Teenager Therapy,” a podcast featuring Harry and Meghan earlier this month.
The couple announced plans to step down as royals in January before officially ending their duties in March. The duo moved with their 17-month-old son Archie to California where they bought a $ 14.65 million house in Santa Barbara in June.
Meghan has opened up about a difficult time in her royal life – when she was pregnant with Archie – during her appearance on the ‘Teenager Therapy’ podcast. The former actress said she was told she was “the most trolled person in the world, male or female” in 2019. She noted that it was particularly difficult to cope with the exam during the pregnancy.
“Now, eight months later, I wasn’t even visible – I was on maternity leave or with a baby,” she says. “But what could be manufactured and produced is almost insurmountable.”
A source said We weekly iIn September, Harry and Meghan plan to return to the UK for a Christmas visit but are unsure of the impact of the pandemic on their travel plans.
“There’s a lot of tradition around vacationing with your family, and they’ve both really loved it in the past,” the insider said. “With the uncertainty of COVID, they’ve taken it one day at a time and are hopeful that they can all go back together and spend it as a family.”
A second insider said We on Wednesday, October 14, that Harry could make the trip without his wife. “Frogmore Cottage has been prepared for Harry’s vacation arrival in December,” the source said.
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