Meghan Markle and Prince Harry continue to advocate for projects that interest them as they prepare for the birth of their second child and amid their royal outing on Friday. The couple made their first surprise appearance since announcing their pregnancy and following their official royal outing on Spotify’s Stream On event on Monday.
Sitting casually on a couch, Meghan, 39, and Harry, 36, discussed podcasting exclusively on Spotify with their production company, Archewell Audio. Meghan looked stunning in a lemon print Oscar de la Renta dress, while Harry wore a white button-down shirt. Meghan’s eye-catching aqua blue dress It sells for $ 3,490.
“We created Archewell Audio to make sure we raise voices that may not be heard and hear people’s stories,” Meghan says.
Harry adds: “And most of this is creating this community where you can share, which will encourage everyone else to share their own vulnerabilities within that safe space.”
Meghan and Harry’s partnership with Spotify was announced in December. Archewell Audio will produce programming aimed at encouraging and entertaining audiences around the world. Listeners can look forward to original podcasts, to be produced and hosted by the couple, all of which will aim to build community through shared experiences, narratives and values.
The couple’s 1-year-old son Archie made his podcast debut that same month during their Christmas special. Additionally, the special featured Elton John, Tyler Perry, Naomi Osaka, James Corden, Chef José Andrés, and more who shared their thoughts on what they learned in 2020.
ET spoke to royal expert Katie Nicholl on Monday, who spoke about what we can expect from the couple after their royal departure and after they were stripped of their sponsorships. On Monday, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex made headlines after they reached out to the Genesis women’s shelter in Dallas, Texas, through their non-profit foundation, Archewell, and supported them financially in the aftermath of the devastation. from the winter storm Uri.
“I mean, I think it’s a very interesting moment that just a couple of days after they are stripped of their royal titles, we see the Duke and Duchess not just back at work, but back essentially doing public service,” says Nicholl. “I mean, the people of Texas say that the Duke and Duchess have done more than any governor in terms of aid and aid, and that is what they have given through their charitable foundation. This is what we are going to see done. much more to Archewell. “
“And I think that really was the core of Meghan and Harry’s statement, which was seen here. [in the U.K.] like a sting … but in fact it was Sussex’s way of making it very clear that despite losing those royal endorsements and military titles, they intend to dedicate the rest of their lives to public service, and this was the first step to do just that, “he continued.