...By Roland Peterson for TDPel Media.
According to reports, Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, was unable to attend the Gracie Awards due to a personal commitment.
The ceremony, held in Beverly Hills, acknowledged her podcast Archetypes, where she was honored as the Entertainment Podcast Host.
Thankful Message from Meghan Markle
In her absence, Meghan expressed her gratitude for receiving the prestigious honor, sending a message to the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation, who presented the award.
She acknowledged the collaborative effort behind Archetypes, particularly highlighting the contribution of the mostly female team and the inspiring guests who joined her on the podcast.
Paparazzi Incident Following New York Awards Ceremony
Last week, a spokesperson for Prince Harry stated that he, Meghan Markle, and her mother Doria were involved in a harrowing car chase with aggressive paparazzi.
The incident occurred after the couple attended an awards ceremony in New York.
The spokesperson emphasized the dangers of such relentless pursuits, which lasted over two hours and resulted in near collisions with other vehicles, pedestrians, and even two NYPD officers.
Prior Event: Ms Foundation for Women’s Award Ceremony
Earlier, Meghan and Harry attended the 50th anniversary of the Ms Foundation for Women’s award ceremony in New York on May 16.
At the event, the Duchess of Sussex delivered an acceptance speech on stage after receiving her award.
Meghan Markle’s personal commitment prevented her from attending the Gracie Awards, where she was honored for her podcast Archetypes.
The incident follows a distressing car chase with paparazzi that took place after the couple attended an awards ceremony in New York.
Despite these challenges, Meghan continues to advocate for women’s empowerment and express gratitude for the recognition she receives.