As Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, and Prince Harry’s interview with Oprah Winfrey about their split with the British royal family went viral in early March 2021, other rumors gained steam about Meghan’s political ambitions.
According to the gossip site Page Six, Meghan is already networking with Democrats, and her biographer and friend Omid Scobie previously said she had her eyes set on the presidency.
However, we have no official confirmation from Meghan’s team about her plans for a future presidential run.
In September 2020, Harry and Meghan commented on the U.S. presidential elections, calling on voters to “reject hate speech” and vote, an unusual statement given that the royals are traditionally expected to be politically neutral. Since then, many have speculated that Meghan kept her American citizenship in order to keep her options open so she could run for the presidency herself. There was even a spoof website promoting her “presidential campaign” in late 2020.
Former U.S. President Donald Trump told Fox News in late March 2021 that he would run again in 2024 if Meghan entered the race. “I hope that happens. Because if that happened, I think I’d have an even stronger feeling toward running,” he said. “I’m not a fan of hers. I think that what she talks about, the royal family and the Queen — I happen to think, I know the Queen, as you know. I met with the Queen, and I think the Queen is a tremendous person. And I am not a fan of Meghan,”…