Royal Snub? Why Meghan Markle's Name Was Omitted From The Royal Baby Announcement

Date April 25, 2018

After weeks of waiting for royal baby number 3, Kensington Palace finally announced on Monday that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge had welcomed a boy.

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Baby announcement

The official Twitter handle of Kensington Palace notified their followers that both mother and child were in good health.


They stated that the royal was born at 11.01 am London time and weighed 8lbs. 7oz. at the time of birth.

However, their next tweet was a source of concern. The tweet simply stated the following:

The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Harry and members of both families have been informed and are delighted with the news.


People immediately noticed that Meghan Markle's name was missing on the list.

The omission

Naturally, the concern was that Markle had been snubbed by palace officials.


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But, according to royal expert Marlene Koenig, this was not a plot.


The only reason the former Suits actress was not mentioned is because she isn't exactly family yet. Koenig told that Markle is not a relative just yet.

Not yet the aunt

Although it is less than a month to May 19 when Markle will walk down the aisle with Prince Harry at the St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle, she does not have aunty rights until then.


We are sure Markle does not mind being grouped with the rest of the family for now.

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