Taking a hit. Meghan Markle forthcoming Diversity the cover was shelved out of respect for the late Queen Elizabeth II.
The 41-year-old Duchess of Sussex was recently named one of Power of Women magazine’s honorees, joining the ranks Elizabeth Olsen, Hillary as well as Chelsea Clinton, Ava DuVernay and more.
However, given the circumstances surrounding the late monarch, magazine reported that Bench author’s cover will be delayed until further notice while she and the rest of the royal family mourn the loss of the late monarch.
In addition to the issue being put on hold, Meghan will also not be attending the Power of Women event in Los Angeles on Friday, September 28, which she previously intended to attend.
Suits alum is currently in the UK with her husband Prince Harry. Earlier this month, they traveled overseas with numerous events, attending the One Young World Summit in Manchester followed by the Invictus Games in Germany. They were scheduled to arrive in London for the WellChild Awards on September 8 before news broke of the Queen’s deteriorating health. As Harry was heading to Balmoral Castle in Scotland, the monarch passed away at the age of 96.
While Meghan and the Prince, 38, who have son Archie, 3, and daughter Lilibet, 15 months, stepped down as senior members of the royal family in March 2020 before moving to California, the couple remained in the UK during during the official period of mourning. . They were seen cheering crowds of well-wishers in Windsor, England, next to Prince William as well as Princess Kate on Saturday, September 10th. The couple then headed to Buckingham Palace on Tuesday 13 September to receive the Queen’s coffin along with the rest of the royal family when it returned from Scotland.
A day later, the couple attended the late matriarch’s service at Westminster Hall. The Duchess arrived at London Cathedral by car with Sophie, Countess of Wessex. couple joined Queen consort Camilla and Kate, 40, to salute the late Queen’s casket, and Meghan even curtsied in front of Her Majesty’s casket as British troops carried it.
While the four women were being driven to the chapel on Wednesday, their husbands, Harry, Prince Edward, King Charles III and William, 40, walked behind the Queen’s coffin on their way out of the palace. Princess Anna as well as Prince Andrew also joined the procession.
Both Meghan and CIO BetterUp will remain in the UK until at least Monday 19 September for Elizabeth’s state funeral. After a procession departing from London’s Westminster Abbey, the coffin will be taken to St George’s Chapel, Windsor for a final service, and the Queen will be interred in a grave alongside her late husband Prince Philip, who died in April 2021 aged 99.