Meghan markle and Britney spears share a new unique title.
The Duchess of Sussex, with Prince harry, were honored for their humanitarian work; the newly engaged and besieged pop star who spurred a movement now faces the possibility of renewed independence after her father recently filed a petition to end his 13-year tutelage. All three — plus the president Joe biden, Dolly parton, Kate winslet, Scarlett johansson, Lil Nas X, Olympian Simone Bilès and Jason Sudeikis made Time magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people for 2021.
Meghan and Harry, who also received this honor in 2018, have been recognized this year for their humanitarian work, notably with their Archewell Foundation. They launched the nonprofit in California in 2020 following their controversial royal exit from the British monarchy. Archewell, whose name was inspired by their now 2-year-old son Archie Harrison, worked with the World Central Kitchen charity to build four community relief centers.