Royal fans are keeping an eye on Meghan Markle. Fans of the Duchess of Sussex are hoping the royal family announces the arrival of the royal baby anytime soon. While we are keeping a close watch as well, fans have noticed an extraordinary activity on the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s Instagram account. No, it has nothing to do with the baby. Nor is it about a new post. It is about someone the royal couple has unfollowed.
Meghan and Harry have unfollowed Kate and William’s Kensington Palace account on Instagram. The royal couple follows just 16 accounts and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s account isn’t one of them. They also unfollowed other royal accounts including the Clarence House, the account of Prince Charles and Camilla, Princess Eugenie, Prince Andrew and even The Royal Family. Before you jump the gun and presume something unimaginable, the royal couple revealed their decision to unfollow the Kensington Palace account.
The couple revealed, through a new Instagram post, that they are now only following organisations who “promote mental well-being, mental fitness, body positivity, self-care, and the importance of human connection.” “There are countless organisations doing amazing work for mental health – please consider the accounts we’ve highlighted as a small snapshot of this global support network. We are all in this together,” they wrote. The move comes as May marks Mental Health Awareness Month in the US. May 13-19 is Mental Health Awareness Week in the UK.
Since Meghan and Harry made a debut on social media with their Instagram handle titled Sussex Royal, the Kensington Palace’s Instagram account saw a revamp. The display picture was changed. The display picture now sees Kate, William, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis’ picture. Whereas the Sussex Royal account has a logo featuring H and M.