Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were in New York to attend the Ripple of Hope Award 2022 where they have been recognized for their anti-racism work, something that has sparked outrage in the UK.
There is no doubt that this week the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are taking all the limelight for different reasons. The premiere on Netflix of the documentary where they will tell their version of their passage through the royals and now for receiving an award that has not escaped controversy.
Ripple of Hope Award 2022: Harry and Meghan in NYC
Meghan, 41, and Harry, 38, decided to leave the royal family and start a new life in the United States, since then they have been dedicated to humanitarian work through their foundation archwell, where they have helped families in different situations of distress, they have also defended issues such as mental health and have made visible the problems of racism that the former actress encountered in Buckingham.
For all these reasons, this Tuesday, December 6, their work was recognized with an important award granted by the Robert Kennedy Rights Foundation.
But the award does not escape controversy, since Liz Garbus, director of the Netflix documentary, has a very close relationship with some of the influential people of the foundation, that reason has made that from the United Kingdom do not see Meghan and Harry as deserving of this award so relevant.
Meghan was crowned in New York in a Louis Vuitton dress
Dressed in a design by Nicolas Ghesquière for Louis Vuitton, entirely in white, Meghan Markle reappeared without letting go of the hand of her husband, Prince Harry. Both were charismatic, photogenic and very friendly. They gave no statements as they posed upon their arrival at the gala.
When they received the award, Harry and Meghan solemnly thanked the gesture that such a weighty organization had made to their Archwell Foundation. Not to be outdone, a foundation as young as the Sussexes’, at just two years old, is quite a milestone.
When does Harry and Meghan documentary air
The Netflix documentary ‘Harry and Meghan’ which is touted as a “global event” and is divided into two parts, premieres on December 8 and the second part on December 15.
‘Harry and Meghan’ collects statements from the protagonists, friends and family who have been close to the couple throughout these years of relationship. The docuseries will have 6 chapters where we will know details that no one knows about their love story, the ‘megxit’ and their arrival in the United States. The Sussex will expose their version of how they lived the tensions with the royal family and the rebuffs they suffered. An audiovisual that undoubtedly seem to be incendiary.
How much did Meghan and Harry get paid by Netflix
This documentary is a project signed by the couple’s production company and for which it has been said that they would have charged 20 million dollars, as part of the hefty deal they reached in 2020 and for which they charged 100 million from the streaming giant.