Meghan Markle harbors serious ambitions to run for the US presidency, a close friend told Vanity Fair magazine.
After the Duchess of Sussex and her husband, Prince Harry, abandoned royal duties with their historic “Megxit” last January, the 39-year-old Californian actress now has her eye on the White House, according to the source who stated. in anonymous condition.
“Her representatives insist that she has no plans to run for office, but a close friend suggests that is the main reason she did not renounce her US citizenship when she married a member of the British royal family,” the journalist summarized. Katie Nicholl.
“One of the reasons she was so willing not to give up her US citizenship was to have the option to go into politics, ” the unidentified friend told the magazine.
“I think that if Meghan and Harry ever gave up their titles, she would seriously consider running for president,” added the source, rumored to run in the next presidential elections, in 2024.
Her biographer, Omid Scobie, also previously stated that the former actress “has her eyes set on the presidency of the United States.”
“Meghan is the embodiment of the American dream. One day we could see Meghan become president, “the author of the book” Finding Freedom: Harry, Meghan and the Making of a Modern Royal Family, “said earlier in a documentary.
This week, President Donald Trump said he is not a “very fanatic” of the Duchess of Sussex after she encouraged Americans to vote in a video that has been interpreted as a veiled criticism of her government.
The video broke the long-standing practice of royalty remaining politically neutral.
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