It should be noted that Harry, who will be relegated to sixth-in-line to the throne when William and Kate welcome their third child next year, isn’t under the same pressure to mind his P’s and Q’s during public appearances.Nonetheless, he seems determined to go against convention at every turn.Of course, Ivanka's looks have previously prompted comments from her own father, who famously said if she wasn't his daughter, he might be dating her. Appearing on The Howard Stern Show in 2004, the US President said: "You know who's one of the greatest beauties of the world, according to everybody? Last year, he ordered Kensington Palace to release an unprecedented statement that detailed the “wave of abuse and harassment” that his girlfriend had been subjected to by the national media and social media trolls.
“If only I could predict the media frenzy and racial slurs that would occur as a direct result of my beautiful baby sister possibly becoming the first bi-racial princess or duchess in royal history,” she says in the publisher’s synopsis.On paper, she is the perfect candidate for a regal lifestyle of walkabouts.But will she be asked to give up her acting career for the royal duties of hand-shaking, balcony-waving, baby-kissing, ribbon-cutting, and mid-height heel-wearing?We were very quietly dating for about six months before it became news, and I was working during that whole time, and the only thing that changed was people’s perception. I’m still the same person that I am, and I’ve never defined myself by my relationship.” It’s telling that Markle, who plays the no-nonsense Rachel Zane in legal drama Suits, went to such lengths to assert her independence.The subtext is that she won’t allow royal protocol to subdue her personality, and you’ll never catch her wearing tweed.Granted, their PDA was hardly Fergie-toe-sucking territory, but there is a cohort of traditionalists who would be inclined to agree with the Dowager Countess Violet Grantham’s assessment.