Meghan Markle Comes Under Fire For Her Hair Breaking Royal Protocol

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 09: Meghan Markle waves to the crowd as she after a visit to Reprezent 107.3FM in Pop Brixton on January 9, 2018 in London, England. The Reprezent training programme was established in Peckham in 2008, in response to the alarming rise in knife crime, to help young people develop and socialise through radio. (Photo by Dominic Lipinski - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Meghan Markle Comes Under Fire For Her Hair Breaking Royal Protocol

Guess what? We need new rules now.

Published January 10, 2018

Rules were meant to be broken. Like many royals before her, Meghan Markle is taking this challenge to heart. 

Whether considering Elizabeth II's ill-advised decision to marry Prince Philip (they're still going 70 years strong) or her sister Margaret's well-publicized affairs and semi-nude portrait, it's maybe unsurprising that rules are frequently broken on account of there being so damn many. 

Meghan's already been breaking normal potential princess protocol. Her latest bold move? A bun!

Britain's Prince Harry's fiancée US actress Meghan Markle waves to well-wishers as they leave after a visit to Reprezent 107.3FM community radio station in Brixton, south west London on January 9, 2018.  
During their visit to the station, they met some of the presenters, content producers and staff, heard more about their training programmes, and met some of the current and former volunteers who have benefitted from the training. / AFP PHOTO / Adrian DENNIS        (Photo credit should read ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo: ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

But not just any bun, folks — a messy one. This look was a severe departure from the perfectly coiffed tresses we see Kate Middleton and the Queen sport. (They have an in-palace team on hand to tend to every hair need.)

And since this look is decidedly un-royal (so much so that it actually breaks a rule, according to People) there's no way that it was constructed by the in-palace team. Meghan is ushering in a new, more relaxed royal protocol (it helps that she's technically marrying the "spare"). Which makes us wonder — is Meghan the type of chill bish that would do her own hair? We have an inkling that the Northwestern University alumna is the type of person who's good at everything she puts her mind to, so she's plenty capable of crafting her own bun. 

Meghan's look is another example of how she might shake up the royal family and bring them up to speed with a new, modern outlook. 

Written by BET Staff


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