the London Times reported on Saturday, January 9, that it is “very unlikely” that the couple will return to platforms such as Twitter, Instagram and Facebook after receiving a barrage of “hate”. A source close to Harry, 36, and Meghan, 39, told the newspaper that the royal couple have no plans to use social media for their new non-profit company, the Archewell Foundation, and likely will not use it. in a personal capacity. .
the Suits alum opened on the cyberbullying that you endured previously during an October 2020 appearance on the Teen Therapy podcast.
“They told me that in 2019 I was the most trolled person in the world, male or female,” he said. during the episode. “Now eight months of that wasn’t even visible, she was on maternity leave or with a baby. But what could be manufactured and produced is almost insurmountable, it’s so big that you can’t think about how it feels, because I don’t care if you’re 15 or 25, if people say things. about you that is not true, what that does to your mental and emotional health is so harmful. “
A year earlier, Harry issued a lengthy statement about the “private suffering” of his wife, calling for an end to harassment.
“Going back and doing nothing would be contrary to everything we believe in… There comes a time when the only thing we can do is confront this behavior, because it destroys people and destroys lives. Simply put, it’s bullying, which scares and silences people. We all know that this is not acceptable, on any level. We will not and cannot believe in a world where there is no responsibility for this. “
The couple have not been active on social media since they shared their farewell message in March 2020 on Sussex Royal’s profile, assuring fans that “even if they don’t see us here, the work continues.” Before joining the royal family, Markle ran an online blog called The Tig. She took down the site when she got engaged to Harry in November 2017 and also stopped using her personal Instagram profile.
Harry y Meghan released its 2020 Christmas card through Mayhew, an animal organization the California native has worked with in the past. Archewell doesn’t have any social media accounts, but he does have a Spotify podcast.