In the video, which was posted to Twitter on June 14, the Duchess greets her fans with a handshake, saying royal things like “thank you, I appreciate that” and “Good to meet you too, what’s your name?” and while it’s all very lovely and gentle, the internet suddenly made a bold observation: that she was speaking in a British accent.
yo meghan markle is losing her american accent omg
— sam (@skyvaIkers) July 3, 2018
I just watched a video that showed Meghan Markle starting to have a british accent and I’m so here for it you have no idea. ????????????
— M’lyn Miller (@mlyn_miller) July 5, 2018
Then, of course, people got mean about it.
Meghan Markle’s fake British accent makes me so uncomfy.
— Kiara Provenzano (@Kiara_Pro) July 7, 2018