Meet Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Biggest Fans: What Is the ‘SussexSquad’ Community?

by Jeremy Spirogis
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, now royal household defectors, have acquired their justifiable share of adverse media consideration; ever for the reason that royal wedding ceremony, the tabloids have been brutal. However, a video circulating round Twitter not too long ago confirmed the couple in a extra constructive gentle. The creator of the video occurs to be a Prince Harry and Meghan Markle superfan, and she or he’s a member of a group known as the SussexSquad. Who are the royal superfans behind these viral movies, and what does the SussexSquad do?

Video of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle goes viral on Twitter

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Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex | WPA Pool/Getty Images

A current Twitter video exhibiting off Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s beautiful relationship acquired numerous consideration–even from Rihanna.

“The most attentive husband,” the tweet learn, paired with a video of Prince Harry readjusting his spouse’s hair when it’s misplaced.

The tweeter behind the viral video, @ ddarveyy, informed the Huffington Post that she’s been a Meghan fan “long before she met Prince Harry.” 

“I enjoy it because it helps spread the love and word on Harry and Meghan,” Michelle, as she goes by within the article, stated about her account. “There is a lot of negative and unfair press against them, specifically Meghan, which is a shame and really disappointing.”

What is the SussexSquad? The world’s largest royal household followers

The Prince Harry and Meghan Markle superfan stated she’s additionally a part of a group known as the “SussexSquad.” HuffPo writes that the squad is “the ever-growing group of online defenders speaking up on behalf of the Sussexes.” They clarify why that was so necessary for the Duchess:

Meghan particularly has been the frequent goal of racist protection and on-line abuse by the British tabloid press and on Twitter, which is roundly considered a hotbed of hate. Though Meghan couldn’t ― and didn’t ― hit again at trolls or tabloids immediately as a working member of the royal household, her SussexSquad supporters gave the duchess a voice and defended her in actual time. 

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Meghan Markle | Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Michelle explains that her account is the “way for me to connect with other individuals who also share similar interests,” a.ok.a. different members of the squad. She even defined that Meghan’s charity work is inspirational.

“Harry and Meghan really inspire us to participate and help support good causes and I think that’s really important for people who have such a large platform,” Michelle shared. 

How being a superfan of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Duke and Duchess Sussex, performs out on Twitter

Michelle additionally described her course of; every time she will get “a sudden spark of creativity, or notice something from their engagements that is consistent,” she creates a video about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, just like the one which not too long ago went viral.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announce their engagement at The Sunken Gardens, Kensington Palace in 2017 | Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images

“… I enjoy it because it helps spread the love and word on Harry and Meghan,” she stated. The Huffington Post continued:

But Michelle ― and the remainder of the SussexSquad ― have additionally used their social media accounts to make a tangible affect on the world. Michelle highlighted just a few campaigns she’s promoted with fellow accounts which have actually taken off. 

“We’ve had a #HappyFathersDayPrinceHarry which raised over $10,000 for 2 charities supported by Harry,” Michelle stated. The Prince Harry and Meghan Markle stans even raised over $100,000 in May of 2019, for a marketing campaign known as #InternationalSussexBabyShower. It’s wonderful what can occur once you put a little bit positivity into the world.

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