12 Ways Meghan Markle Lives Up to Princess Diana’s Legacy

Princess Diana’s legacy lives on today and Meghan Markle is part of the effort — including her most recent struggles with the royal family. Check out 12 ways Meghan Markle is living up to Princess Diana’s legacy.

1. Breaking Away from the Royal Family

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The most obvious comparison is her breaking away from the Royal Family. Diana didn’t go as far as Meghan and Harry when it came to literally leaving their titles and the royal responsibilities, but her divorce from Prince Charles showed a public independence that hadn’t been seen before. Indeed, some have said that this couple was able to make their move because of Diana’s will to live by her own rules — or at least as much as she could at that time in history.

And there was more in the now-famous Oprah interview that revealed some other interesting connections.