The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are set to have a very different American Thanksgiving this year thanks to the new rules issued by California Governor Gavin Newsom.
The Governor has issued the new rules in an effort to combat the ongoing pandemic and has said that celebrations must take place outside and include no more than three households. Additionally, people must keep their masks on at all times except when eating and drinking. Anytype of singing, chanting or shouting is “strongly discouraged.”
Celebrations are also limited to only two hours.
The Department of Public Health said in a statement: “Gatherings that occur outdoors are significantly safer than indoor gatherings. All gatherings must be held outside. Attendees may go inside to use restrooms as long as the restrooms are frequently sanitized.”
Thanksgiving is known to be Meghan’s favourite holiday, and she loves to get in the kitchen and cook the meal herself. This year, it may only include her, Harry, one-year-old Archie, and Meghan’s mum, Doria. Last year, the family celebrated the holiday in Canada, but this year it will be in Meghan’s home state of California.
The new rules issued by the Governor and California Department of Public Health have not gone down well with many celebrities and residents who have taken to social media to share their disdain. Actress Justine Bateman wrote on Twitter, “Gavin Newsom…No one is listening to you anymore. You have lost your mind.”