MEGHAN MARKLE ‘HASN’T RULED OUT POL­I­TICS’

Fiji Sun - - SUNCITY - Meghan Markle.

Lon­don: Meghan Markle be­lieves she was ‘des­tined’ to re­turn to the United States to help fight racism - and she’s con­sid­er­ing a fu­ture in pol­i­tics, a close friend has re­vealed. The in­sider said the Duchess of Sus­sex feels her work as a leader is “more im­por­tant than ever right now”, and her re­lo­ca­tion to Amer­ica was “fate”.

She told the Daily Mail: “Meghan said her work as a leader is more im­por­tant than ever right now and that she’s been speak­ing with Oprah and other com­mu­nity lead­ers on how she can be part of the so­lu­tion. “Meghan feels like her mission goes far be­yond act­ing. “She said she wants to use her voice for change and hasn’t ruled out a ca­reer in pol­i­tics.”

Meghan quit her royal du­ties with hus­band Prince Harry ear­lier this year and re­lo­cated to LA in March. She has cham­pi­oned so­cial is­sues for years, most re­cently speak­ing out over Ge­orge Floyd’s death.

The un­armed black man died in Po­lice cus­tody in Min­neapo­lis, Min­nesota, last week af­ter a cop was filmed kneel­ing on his neck dur­ing his ar­rest.

The tragedy sparked wide­spread out­rage and protests which have spread across the U.S., the UK and the rest of the world.

In a video mes­sage to fans, Meghan said: “I wasn’t sure what I could say to you.

‘SHE WANTS TO USE HER VOICE FOR CHANGE’

“I wanted to say the right thing and I was re­ally ner­vous that it would get picked apart.

“And I re­alised the only wrong thing to say is to say noth­ing.”

It’s un­der­stood that both Meghan and Harry are in talks with peo­ple linked to the Black Lives Mat­ter move­ment to ‘ed­u­cate them­selves’.

Re­cently, the Duchess also gave a heart­felt grad­u­a­tion ad­dress to pupils at her child­hood school about the im­por­tance of speak­ing up.

But the cou­ple suf­fered a set­back in their plans to launch their own char­ity this week.

The Sun ex­clu­sively re­vealed that their Archewell trade­mark ap­pli­ca­tion was re­jected.

The for­mer roy­als didn’t sign the ap­pli­ca­tion, it was “too vague” and they didn’t pay all the fees re­quired, it was re­ported. The cou­ple con­firmed plans for their char­ity in April and said they “look for­ward” to get­ting back to work af­ter step­ping down from royal life in Jan­uary and ditch­ing their Sus­sex Royal brand.

Meghan has also stepped back from her re­la­tion­ship with for­mer best friend Jes­sica Mul­roney. Since the royal wed­ding, Mul­roney has ap­peared on Good Morn­ing Amer­ica and her own re­al­ity show I Do, Redo.

But she has since been dropped from both shows fol­low­ing her racially charged clash with life­style blog­ger Sasha Exeter.

Meghan was said to be “ab­so­lutely mor­ti­fied” af­ter Mul­roney, 40, al­legedly threat­ened to sue a black in­flu­encer.

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