Meghan Markle was spotted laying flowers at a makeshift memorial for the 19 students and two teachers slain in the school shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. The Duchess of Sussex sported a simple white shirt and jeans paired up with trainers and a blue hat pulled down on her face. Her “personal” visit to the shooting site sparked questions, with Daily Express‘ Royal Roundup host Pandora Forsyth noting Meghan would have been under scrutiny for her reaction to the horrific event regardless of whether she visited Texas.
Speaking to GB News, Ms Forsyth said: “That was a personal visit. In the case of Meghan, she’s damned if she does, and damned if she doesn’t.”
Host Anne Robinson however cut in to point out that “she took a camera crew with her.”
Ms Forsyth explained: “Well, wherever she goes, she will be followed by cameras.
“I don’t actually think she needs to take a camera crew with her because she knows that there’ll be cameras around her anyway.
“It’s a case that if she didn’t, people would say, ‘oh, why hasn’t she?'”
But Ms Robinson argued the Duchess of Sussex did not have to play any role in the shooting response as she is no longer a representative of the Royal Family or any such institution.
She said: “They wouldn’t, would they? Because she doesn’t have a role in this. If it happened in Britain, God forbid, we would expect a senior royal to.”
Ms Forsyth however pointed out: “I will say though…