Meghan Markle Has Just Been Given A New Royal Nickname

During her bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey in March, Meghan Markle suggested that titles — whether they be the royal kind or not — were important enough for her to mention that her son Archie's title wasn't anyone's "right to take away," including the royal family. Meghan explained to Oprah that there was a convention that the grandchildren of a monarch are titled prince or princess. While the extension does not apply to great-grandchildren, as detailed by CBS News, the queen made an exception for Prince William's children simply because he's in direct line to the throne. However, Archie never got a title. "Even with that convention I'm talking about — while I was pregnant, they said they wanted to change the convention for Archie. Well why?" Meghan questioned out loud to Oprah.

And while there has been a lot of speculation on whether or not Queen Elizabeth II would strip Prince Harry and Meghan of their own titles post-Megxit, according to Page Six, new reports claim that the former Hollywood star has just been given yet another royal nickname during her visit to New York City — and it's one that might actually stick around longer compared to her time back at Buckingham Palace. Here's what you need to know.

Meghan Markle's new nickname might stick around

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's visit to New York City for the Global Citizen Live event, which is expected to take place in Central Park, is certainly getting a lot of attention. This is the couple's first joint public event since they pulled the plug on their working relationship with the royal family and moved to California. According to Express, Meghan was referred to as "Madame Duchess" by a reporter upon her arrival at the One World Trade Center. That's when the Sussex Squad Podcast picked up on the new nickname, which quickly began trending on Twitter. "Look from here on out it is Madame Duchess for me with #MeghanMarkle," the Sussex Squad Podcast shared. If that were not enough, there are already comparisons of Meghan's "Madame Duchess" moniker to Kamala Harris, who is often referred to as Madame Vice President.

While Meghan did reportedly say that "it's wonderful to be back" in New York City, some believe that this might only be the beginning of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's long-awaited publicity tour of the U.S. Now, whether or not Meghan's new nickname of "Madame Duchess" will stick in other parts of the country remains to be seen. Watch this space.