On Tuesday, the Duchess of Sussex, alongside her husband Prince Harry, was featured on ABC’s Time100 television show, where she urged viewers to vote in the upcoming US election. And last night, Meghan video took to cheering on American singer Archie Williams, who was trying to win this year’s America’s Got Talent season.
She said, “I just wanted to let you know that we were so moved by your story, and we cheer you on every week, and it’s not just because we’re fond of the name.
“So a very special message for you that I will probably tell you all my life, but tonight is specifically for you.
“Archie, we are proud of you, and we stand behind you, and we can’t wait to see what you do. We are in your corner. ”
Mr Williams made headlines in March last year, after a courthouse ruled he was wrongly jailed for a crime he was ultimately found not to have committed.
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Mr Williams was initially jailed on the basis of visual identification, but as technology improved it was later revealed that none of the fingerprints at the crime scene were was his, adds the news channel.
Technology got even better, and investigators finally released Mr Williams decades after his initial arrest, determining that another suspect – who died in custody in 1996 – may have committed the crime instead.
Besides appearing on television to support Mr Williams, Meghan urged US citizens to vote in what she called ‘the most important election of our lives’.
She added: “When we vote, our values are put into action and our voices are heard.”
Meanwhile, Prince Harry called on viewers to “reject hate speech, disinformation and negativity online” as the presidential election approaches.
He said: “What we consume, what we are exposed to and what we interact with online has a real effect on all of us. ”
The United States is due to go to the polls on November 3, when it chooses to either replace current President Donald Trump with someone else or allow him to stay in the White House for four more years.
The president recently criticized Meghan Markle during a White House press briefing, saying, “I’m not a fan of hers.”
He added: “I would say this – and she probably heard that – I wish Harry the best of luck because he will probably need it.” ”
So far, the Duke and Duchess have not explicitly supported any particular presidential candidate.