Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe Duchess steps out in a Givenchy dress at the Royal Academy of Arts It’s something millions of us do every single day, but when the Duchess of Sussex closed her car door on Tuesday, the internet was watching and had something to say. Arriving at the…
It’s something millions of us do every single day, but when the Duchess of Sussex closed her car door on Tuesday, the internet was watching and had something to say.
Arriving at the Royal Academy of Arts to attend herfirst solo eventsince becoming a royal, Meghan stepped out of her car – having had the door opened.
She then shut it behind her.
Some praised her “down to earth” and “humble” attitude, while others joked she may put someone out of a job.
Etiquette expert William Hanson pointed out that this was not in fact a protocol breach.
“Usually, if you are a member of the royal family or a dignitary, you have a member of staff to open and close a car door for you,” he told Radio 1 Newsbeat.
He said this was for security reasons rather than “airs and graces”.
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