One last official engagement before they call quits to their royal lives and the first public appearance ever since the Megxit, Meghan Markle, and Prince Harry probably didn't expect to be booed from audiences!
Ever since the royal couple Meghan Markle and Prince Harry decided to call quits to their royal duties - or as the internet likes to call it Megxit – the two refrained from making any media presence. The whole thing caused quite a stir online, and the disappearance didn't help at all. But the trend broke when the pair made their first appearance together following the Megxit to fulfill their last official engagements together before they quit to their royal life for good.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were attending the Endeavour Fund Awards at Mansion House in central London. Little did they expect a smattering of boos as they stepped out of their car to participate in the sporting and adventure achievements of wounded, sick, and injured service personnel. While cheered on and applauded by most as they walked by, one bystander briefly booed at the couple.
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Following the wake of the Megxit crisis, the Endeavour Fund Awards event was the first they Megan stepped out into the public to perform royal duties. The two members of the British family announced on Instagram on January 8, 2020, that they were stepping back as senior members of the Royal Family, splitting their time between the United Kingdom and North America to become financially independent.
The event was dubbed Megxit, a portmanteau of the words 'Meghan' and 'exit' and a play on the word 'Brexit.' The terms of the announcement will come into effect on March 31. Arriving on Thursday in a Range Rover, the duke wore a dark blue suit, white shirt, and blue tie, while American former actress Meghan was dressed in a turquoise Victoria Beckham pencil midi dress.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry arrive at the Endeavour Fund Awards 2020. Photo Source: Click2Houston
Both made their way into the Mansion House with a smile plastered on their faces as the Duke of Sussex held the umbrella for his wife. Earlier spotted at the Buckingham Palace during the day, and then photographed outside the Goring Hotel in Westminster after a private lunch, Harry and Meghan appeared at the awards. A spokeswoman for the couple said, "In addition to the official engagements the duke and duchess are conducting over the course of the next few days, they are also meeting privately with several of their patronages."
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry at the Endeavour Fund Awards 2020. Photo Source: Lillie Rose
Meeting with the award nominees prior to the event, both presented awards at the ceremony as Prince Harry delivered an emotional speech uttering that he will 'always' serve the Queen. Further adding on Prince Harry said, "Leaving the military and hanging up your uniform is an incredibly hard thing to do. But being forced to hang it up due to injury beyond your control can be even more difficult to accept."