Markle appeared in a video to introduce her friend and photographer Misan Harriman ahead of his TED Talk. The appearance marks the first time the world has seen the Duchess since the announcement of her absence from the coronation ceremony.
Meghan introduces Misan Harriman
During the video, Markle introduced Misan Harriman, praising his work as a photographer.
She highlighted that his lens captured moments that changed the world and invisible moments that needed to be seen, along with the planet’s most recognizable faces.
Harriman’s work includes capturing moments during the Black Lives Matter movement, including Markle’s pregnancy announcement in 2021.
Harriman also recently took pictures of Prince Harry and Meghan’s daughter, Lilibet, for her first birthday in June.
During his TED Talk, Harriman spoke about his work and thanked Markle for introducing him.
Harriman discussed his photography journey, which started as a hobby and evolved into capturing critical moments around the world.
Harriman’s work during the Black Lives Matter movement included capturing the George Floyd protests, and he used his platform to discuss the impact of photography on social justice movements.
Markle’s Absence from King Charles’ Coronation
In contrast to Prince Harry, who will attend the coronation ceremony of King Charles, Markle will remain in California with their two children, Archie and Lilibet.
Buckingham Palace confirmed that Prince Harry would attend the coronation ceremony while Markle stays behind with the children.
The couple’s son, Archie, will celebrate his fourth birthday on the same day as the coronation ceremony. Sources revealed that the family plans to celebrate the occasion with friends and family at home.
Markle has been open about the challenges she has faced as a royal and in the public eye, leading to her and Prince Harry’s decision to step back from royal duties.
However, sources revealed that Markle would have support from her mother,
Doria Ragland, during the coronation weekend. The couple has been vocal about prioritizing family time and protecting their children’s privacy.