Royal News says that while motherhood certainly does change a lot of women’s lives for the better, Meghan Markle says that it made her shift her priorities altogether. Here’s what she has to say.
During her virtual appearance with Fortune’s Most Powerful Next Gen Summit, the Duchess of Sussex explained how her one-year-old son, who she shares with Prince Harry, has inspired her to want to make a change in this world. That’s because she wants to make it a better place for Archie.
“It’s interesting because my gut is that it makes you more courageous, it makes you so concerned for the world they’re going to inherit,” she said. “So the things you’re able to tolerate on your own are not the same that you are going to put your child in a position of vulnerability for. You go every single day: how can I make this world better for Archie? That is a shared belief for my husband and I.”
She continued, “At the same time, I am cautious of putting my family at risk by certain things. I try to be very clear in what I say and not get controversial and instead talk about things that seem very straight forward, like exercising your right to vote. I think that’s as simple as it comes and as necessary as it comes and to that point as a parent, I can enjoy all the fun and silliness and games with my son, but I wouldn’t be able to feel proud of myself as a mom if I didn’t know that I wasn’t doing my part to make it a better place for him.”
While things have been rather slow for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle because of the ongoing pandemic that has been the coronavirus, they’ve managed to ink a $150 million dollar deal with Netflix and still hope to launch their nonprofit, Archewell, in the near future.
“Everything I’m doing is for Archie, our son,” the Duchess said during the summit. She added, “There’s a lot that I’m excited about — certainly in creating programming and content that is conscious and inspiring and has a call to action and is uplifting. And I’m excited to be back home in the States and hopefully as things start to open up a bit more with COVID, just to be back and engaging and interacting with people in a different way and in a way that will allow me to roll my sleeves up and really be boots on the ground back at home.”
For now, drop us a line with your thoughts in our comments section below. Also, don’t forget to come back right here for all the latest news and updates on your favorite celebrities and reality television shows along with spoilers from The Young and the Restless, The Bold and the Beautiful, General Hospital and Days of Our Lives.