11:55 AM PST 2/14/2021
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex made the happy news on Valentine’s Day.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are expecting their second child, a spokesman for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex confirmed Sunday.
“We can confirm that Archie is going to be a big brother. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are thrilled to be expecting their second child, ”the spokesperson’s statement reads.
The couple, who made the shocking move to step back as senior members of the British royal family last year and have moved to the US, welcomed their first child, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor in the May 2019.
Just a few months ago, Markle opened up about suffering a miscarriage over the summer, in op-ed for the New York Times.
“I knew, as I was holding my first child, that I was losing my second,” Markle wrote in the article.
Since moving to California, the couple has entered into multi-genre deals with Netflix and Spotify, with their way to Hollywood mirroring the path of the former President and first lady Barack. and Michelle Obama, who owns multiple contracts at Netflix and Spotify.
Netflix’s contract, announced in September, covers scripted and non-scripted TV series, documentaries, feature films and children’s programming, through which the couple said they hope to “promote influential content to solve an action. “Before the full partnership was announced, the climber already had projects involving nature docuseries and animated series celebrating inspiring women.
“Our lives, both independent of each other, and as a couple, have allowed us to understand the power of the human spirit: courage, bravery and the need for connection,” the Duke and Duchess of Sussex said in a statement announcing the some Netflix Design. ”Through our work with diverse communities and their environments, to enlighten people and causes around the world, our focus will be on creating informative content As new parents, doing inspiring family programming is also important to us, as is powerful storytelling through a factual and moving lens.We are delighted to be working with Ted and the Netflix team the unique reach that helps us share influential content that solves action. “
For Spotify, through their production company Archewell Audio, the pair is ready to host and make podcasts that will enhance and entertain an audience.
Markle – a former actress, acclaimed long-time U.S. legal drama Suits, when she met Harry – and her husband settled in Montecito and after they kept a low profile in the months after they announced that they would seek financial independence while withdrawing from official royal duties, they began speaking out in public in the second half of last year.
The pair shared the news of being pregnant with Markle with the black-and-white photo below taken at a distance by longtime friend and photographer Misan Harriman.