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Meghan breaks silence after website name change


Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, has spoken out for the first time since renaming her website,

Meghan and her husband, Prince Harrylaunched its new website this week.

Their old site, Archewell – a name inspired by their son Archie – now automatically redirects to “”, and a photo of the couple dominates the main webpage, superimposed on the text: “Prince Harry and Meghan’s office, The Duke and the Duchess of Sussex.

The Duchess of Sussex has given more details about the couple’s decision to change their website.

“There’s a reason I’ve worked with Ryan and the talented Article team for a decade: their attention to detail, their creativity and care, and their thoughtful approach to design and user experience .” Meghan said in a statement.

“They’re not just designers: they’re collaborators who turn your ideas into visual identities. It’s a very special company. Plus, they’re Canadian, so I’m a fan.”

Harry and Meghan's old site, Archewell, now automatically redirects to  Photo: PA
Harry and Meghan’s old site, Archewell, now automatically redirects to Photo: PA

Meghan ran lifestyle blog The Tig before marrying Prince Harry in 2018. The former actress also lived in Toronto, Canada, for seven years while filming the TV series Suits.

The couple will visit the country over the next few days for the start of the Invictus Games, launched by Harry in 2014 to help rehabilitate military personnel and veterans by giving them the challenge of competing in sporting events similar to the Paralympics .

The Duke of Sussex presents a medal to a cyclist
The Duke of Sussex presenting a medal to a cyclist last year

In the couple’s individual biographies on the new website, Harry is billed as a “veteran humanitarian, military veteran, mental health advocate and environmental activist,” while Meghan is described as a “feminist and human rights champion.” man and gender equality” who has been named “one of the most influential women in the world” in a series of rankings.

It was announced yesterday on the website that Meghan will launch a new podcast on Lemonada, an American audio company.

“I am proud to now be able to announce that I am joining the brilliant team at Lemonada to continue my love of podcasting,” the Duchess said in a statement.

His previous podcast series Archetypes was released on Spotify but was not renewed for a second series last year, after reportedly failing to produce enough content to justify paying in full for the $20 million (£15 million) deal she and Prince Harry signed with the company in 2020 .

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File photo dated 16/09/23 of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex at the closing ceremony of the Invictus Games in Dusseldorf, Germany.  A coronation, a reignited racial feud and a controversial memoir from the Duke of Sussex have shaped the royal family's 2023.  It was the king's first full calendar year as monarch, as he settled into the role and was crowned.  with great splendor alongside his Queen.  Publication date: Wednesday December 13, 2023.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex at the closing ceremony of the Invictus Games in Germany. Photo: PA

Archewell had replaced Harry and Meghan’s former Sussex Royal brand after their departure royal duties in January 2020.

The launch of their new site comes a week after Harry’s father, the King, announced that he had been diagnosed with cancer.

Harry, who lives in California with his wife and their two children, Archie and Lilibet, flew to the UK last week meet the King following his diagnosis.

He made the visit without Meghan and their children less than 24 hours after the announcement.

However, there was no meeting with his brother, the Prince of Wales, after Harry spent around 45 minutes at Clarence House to see his father.


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