Meghan Markle Will Still Be on Maternity Leave When Trump Visits the Queen

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Meghan Markle will not be present when President Trump and the first lady have lunch with the British royal family next week.

The lunch will be a highlight of Trump's official state visit, as the queen will be in attendance, as well as the duchess’ husband, Prince Harry. Prince William and Kate Middleton, as well as Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles, will also be there. 

"Meghan is not snubbing Donald Trump, it is simply for one very good reason: she is on maternity leave. When the Trumps arrive in London, Archie is going to be just shy of his one-month birthday," royal expert Victoria Arbiter told Inside Edition. 

The American-born Duchess of Sussex made it clear she was not a Trump fan during the 2016 election.

Meghan even appeared on the cancelled Comedy Central show “The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore” in 2016 and slammed Trump, who was then just a presidential candidate. 

"As misogynistic as Trump is with his world view and is so vocal about it, you are not just voting for Hillary because she is a woman. You are voting because Trump has made it easy to see you don’t want that kind of world he is painting," she told the former Comedy Central host. 

She also called Trump “divisive” in her appearance on the show and claimed that if he got elected, she “might just stay in Canada.” At the time she was living in Toronto filming the series “Suits.” 

Meghan is said to likely be at Frogmore Cottage with Archie, whom she gave birth to earlier this month. 

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