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    Meghan Markle Said The British Media Call Her Children "The N-Word," And She Explained Why She Didn't Share Pictures Of Them Through The Royal Family

    "There’s literally a structure by which if you want to release photos of your child, as a member of the family, you first have to give them to the Royal Rota."

    You already know that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have two children, Archie and Lilibet.

    Prince Harry and Meghan smiling

    And you probably also know that they have a contentious relationship with the royal family and the British press.

    Meghan and Harry holding hands

    In a new interview with the Cut, Meghan explained why the couple have chosen not to share photos of their children with the British press — as well as how they broke away from the process of going through the royal family in order to publicly share those photos themselves.

    Meghan holding Archie as a baby

    Meghan explained that, initially, she was allowed to join a preexisting social media account that Harry, Kate, and Will would also contribute to — and that she was supposed to adhere to a previously established set of rules when it came to publicly sharing photos.

    Close-up of Meghan

    "There’s literally a structure by which if you want to release photos of your child, as a member of the family, you first have to give them to the Royal Rota,” she said.

    Close-up of Meghan smiling

    “Why would I give the very people that are calling my children the n-word a photo of my child before I can share it with the people that love my child?” she asked the interviewer rhetorically.

    Close-up of Meghan smiling and wearing a choker and off-the-shoulder outfit

    “You tell me how that makes sense, and then I’ll play that game.”

    Meghan wearing sunglasses and dressed in jeans

    I mean, that makes sense! Kudos to Meghan and Harry for not playing by the old rules and setting new parameters for their life moving forward. It's important to set good boundaries in general!

    Meghan Markle

    Read the entire profile of Meghan here.