Does the British press have double standards when it comes to Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle? The duchesses visited New York City in 2014 and 2021, respectively. Photos: AFP, AP
Does the British press have double standards when it comes to Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle? The duchesses visited New York City in 2014 and 2021, respectively. Photos: AFP, AP

Double standards? Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s New York visit slammed by the British press – who praised Kate Middleton and Prince William’s 2014 trip

  • The royal couple touched down in the Big Apple for their first in-person engagements since welcoming Lilibet, promoting Covid-19 vaccine equity at a charity concert
  • Tabloids criticised their stay at the Carlyle Hotel – Princess Diana’s favourite – and the amount of jewellery Markle wore to the 9/11 memorial at One World Trade Center

Does the British press have double standards when it comes to Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle? The duchesses visited New York City in 2014 and 2021, respectively. Photos: AFP, AP
Does the British press have double standards when it comes to Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle? The duchesses visited New York City in 2014 and 2021, respectively. Photos: AFP, AP
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