Meghan Markle Just Deleted All Her Social Media Accounts
Meghan Markle is officially too royal for Instagram.
All good things must come to an end, and that apparently includes Meghan Markle’s social media channels.
On Tuesday, fans were surprised when they logged into Instagram and Twitter to find that Markle had deleted all of her photos and tweets.
While it was a shock to fans, the decision was apparently a long time coming for Markle, who will officially become a member of the royal family when she marries Prince Harry on May 19. In fact, she hasn’t been active on social media in a long time, with her last Instagram post appearing in April of 2017. Then, Meghan was bidding adieu to her lifestyle site, The Tig.
“After close to three beautiful years on this adventure with you, it’s time to say goodbye to The Tig,” she wrote for her last caption on Instagram. “What began as a passion project (my little engine that could) evolved into an amazing community of inspiration, support, fun and frivolity. You’ve made my days brighter and filled this experience with so much joy. Keep finding those Tig moments of discovery, keep laughing and taking risks, and keep being ‘the change you wish to see in the world.’”
Markle added that she wanted fans to “never forget [their] worth” and thanked all of her fans and followers for being so loyal over the years.
“Ms. Markle is grateful to everyone who has followed her social media accounts over the years,” a source told People. “However as she has not used them for some time she has taken the decision to close them.”
And really, it should come as no big surprise that she deleted her channels as none of the high-ranking members of the royal family have personal social media pages. Instead, all of their exploits, including major announcements and daily outings, are documented on family channels like Kensington Palace’s Instagram and Twitter pages.
There, fans will likely be able to follow Markle's every royal life update including her wedding, births, and photos of her future children's first days at school.