Ever since they moved to the United States in 2020, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been spending much of their time in California. However, the couple made a high-profile visit to New York City in September. It seemed to be a charity-minded trip, but according to a royal expert, there was more to it than people think.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visited NYC in September
Harry and Meghan traveled to NYC mainly to attend Global Citizen Live, an event to promote vaccine equity.
The couple was in the city from Sept. 23 to Sept. 27, and they also took part in other philanthropic efforts.
For example, the Sussexes also stopped by One World Trade Center and met with Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Kathy Hochul. Harry and Meghan also visited an underprivileged school in Harlem, where Meghan read her book, The Bench, to students.
Then, they went to the United Nations and had a meeting with Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed.
Harry and Meghan wrapped up their trip with an appearance at Global Citizen Live, where they gave a speech on stage.
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According to journalist Jonathan Sacerdoti, who has covered the royal family extensively, Harry and Meghan’s NYC trip was similar to a royal tour. However, it also seemed to have a different purpose.
“I think it is interesting because I think Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have aimed themselves at a US market,” Sacerdoti said, according to Express. “Now they are not part of the working Royal Family it was fascinating to see them engage in that sort of fake royal tour.”
Sacerdoti added, “It was basically just a holiday in New York and it turns out, from the concealed microphones and the cameraman following them who wasn’t known to most of the other press lot there, it seems it was a working trip.
A working trip filming for their Netflix series, potentially. If they were filming a reality show or something similar it couldn’t have been further from a royal tour.”
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