Meghan Markle Shock: Duchess Of Sussex Allegedly Making Less Appearances To Sell More; Follows This Hollywood Star Who Retired From Public Viewing?

share to other networks share to twitter share to facebook

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have retired from public life after they stepped down from their royal duties. However, many are wondering why they are still visible. But the Duchess of Sussex is reportedly making fewer appearances to stir the press.

Meghan Markle Allegedly Following A Plot With Fewer Appearances

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex raised some eyebrows when they relocated to California and continued making public appearances. The netizens couldn't grasp what they really wanted. The couple cited privacy as among the reasons they wanted to be private citizens. However, they are visible on TV, bookshelves, podcasts and other outlets.


But many noticed that Markle is not as much visible as her husband. Just recently, Prince Harry made a virtual appearance to promote mental health with her pal Serena Williams.

READ: Prince Harry, Meghan Markle's Popularity Drops, Queen Camilla Receives Support From British Public: Report

Markle's last high-profile public appearance was when she appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in November. According to royal expert Neil Sean, the duchess is following a plot to make the press "so excited to see her." He compared this approach to what Hollywood star Greta Garbo did before and noticed that it is "actually working" for Markle.

Garbo was one of the most popular motion-picture stars in the 20s and 30s. She retired from public life early in her career and became an "enigma."

ALSO READ: Prince William Shock: Duke Of Cambridge Agrees Making Camilla 'Queen Consort', Supports Queen Elizabeth's Decision

"Meghan's PR team or advisors really believe that every time she goes out, it should become an event," the expert said, per The News.

"And the reason behind that, it's not about vanity as such, it's about selling because as we've just explained every time Meghan does appear, people break down her hair, the makeup that she's wearing, the clothes, all that sort of stuff."


Sean suggested that Prince Harry's wife will make even fewer appearances in the future.

ALSO: READ: Prince Harry Heartbreak: Duke Warned He's Reportedly Next On Meghan Markle's Chopping Board

Meghan Markle And Prince Harry's Popularity Has Continued To Drop

Meanwhile, in a recent poll, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's popularity in the UK has continued to drop. Prince Harry received -13 and his approval rating was down by 27 points compared to his popularity rating in March 2021.

Meghan Markle experienced the same. The duchess received -30 and her popularity dropped by 22 points.

YOU MIGHT LIKE: Meghan Markle, Prince Harry Not Returning To UK; 'Blissfully Happy' And 'Much More Welcome' In The US, Royal Correspondent Claims

However, the worst case was Prince Andrew's. The Duke of York received -82 and his popularity rating dropped by 9 points.


Meanwhile, the working royals Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles, Prince William, Kate Middleton and Camilla have all received higher approval ratings. The majority also approved the Queen's decision to make Camilla a "queen consort" in the future.

Stay tuned for more news and updates about Meghan Markle, Prince Harry, and the rest of the members of the royal family.

RELATED: Kate Middleton Reigns Supreme: 'Queen Kate' Searches Skyrocket After Her Majesty Announces Camilla Will Be Queen Consort