Meghan Markle has removed her first name from her son Archie’s birth certificate, it has been reported.
Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor was born on May 6, 2019.
While his birth was registered 11 days later, a surprise name amendment to the certificate was allegedly made on June 5.
Meghan’s first name removed from Archie’s birth certificate
According to The Sun, instead of saying “Rachel Meghan”, Archie’s birth certificate now reads: “Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Sussex.”
At the time she registered her new name correction, Meghan and Harry were still busy with their royal duties.
The move mirrors Prince Diana, who always used “Her Royal Highness the Princess of Wales”.
In response to the news, many fans rushed to social media to defend the star.
“We are in a world where Meghan Markle gets more flack than Prince Andrew,” wrote one fan.
i genuinely don’t understand why people hate meghan markle so much… like wtf did she do other than marry the man she loves
— lia 🐉 (@_liashaw) January 31, 2021
“I would like to abolish the monarchy but seeing Meghan Markle thrive in the face of this constant vitriol makes me wanna buy a commemorative plate of the Sussexes,” said a second.
A second tweeted: “Not a word from Meghan Markle and she’s trending, boss!”
“God is a woman and her name is Meghan Markle,” added a third.
Meghan ditches the UK
It comes after reports claimed the Duchess of Sussex won’t join husband Harry when he returns to the UK this year.
Harry is apparently planning to return to the UK for a series of occasions, including Prince Philip’s 100th birthday in June and to see a statue honouring his late mother, Princess Diana, put up in July.
According to royal sources, the couple hopes the decision will help avoid media hype.
“This is a personal and practical decision by the couple. It would certainly help officials navigate what is likely to be a fairly tricky situation,” a source told Mail Online.
Ent Daily has contacted reps for Meghan for comment.
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