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Sussexes set to have very different Thanksgiving with new California rules issued by governor

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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.”

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Brittani is from Tennessee, USA. She is a political scientist and historian after graduating with a degree in the topics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in December 2014. She also holds a master's degree from Northeastern University. She enjoys reading and researching all things regarding the royals of the world. Her love of royals began in middle school, and she's been researching, reading, and writing on royalty for over a decade. She became Europe Editor in October 2016, and then Deputy Editor in January 2019, and has been featured on several podcasts, radio shows, news broadcasts and websites including Global News Canada, ABC News Australia, WION India and BBC World News.