WME Is Still a Thing: Meghan Markle Has Not Been Dropped by Agency and Is Still One of Their 'Exclusive' Clients

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Meghan Markle is still a part of WME as 2024 kicks off.

Jan. 3 2024, Published 7:55 p.m. ET

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Despite a rumor mill claiming she had been dropped, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, is still a part of WME's roster. The former actress' bookings page on The Harry Walker Agency site, which is a division of the main talent agency, still lists her as being available to book as a "speaker" at events.

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Numerous royal analysts predict that Meghan Markle's contract with WME could be 'in peril.'

Meghan originally signed with WME in April 2023, which landed her Ari Emanuel as an agent. The agency's speaker listing website describes the ex-working royal as a "feminist, champion of human rights and gender equity, and a global role model."

It continues: "Her lifelong advocacy for women and girls remains a constant thread she weaves through both humanitarian and business ventures. She is noted as one of the most powerful and influential women in the world, topping lists such as Time Magazine's Most Influential People, The Financial Times' 25 Most Influential Women, Variety's Power of Women, and British Vogue 25."

But despite big promises and numerous brands offering predictions of where the Suits star's profile with the agency could go, not a single project has been announced vis-a-vis the agency in nearly nine months. Many royal analysts have stated that the royal rebel's disastrous 2023 may have something to do with that.

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The 'Endgame' controversy may have hurt Meghan Markle's image with WME.

"They said they were 'horrified' — that can’t just be about the two names that were mentioned, it must be about their client, Meghan," royal author Angela Levin revealed to an outlet in early December 2023 when discussing WME's possible reaction to the Endgame "royal racists" controversy.

"It seems to me that they will think very carefully what they do next. I have never heard such a well-known agency be clear about how they feel. Meghan needs to be very careful. A lot of people have dropped her. The agency has told her to 'stop moaning,' because people are 'getting fed up' with it. If they now feel they have an even harder job to do to get her famous, it’s going to be difficult," Levin added.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Netflix deal is their last major contract remaining.

"It is going to be very difficult to get the glamour she wants. They [WME] could make lots of money, but I think she is someone who needs to be adored all the time by the public," Levin concluded.

"There are potential deals on the table for Meghan that could just as quickly vanish if this continues," a Sussex insider spilled when explaining how Endgame is not helping the former actress' reputation.

Apart from WME, Meghan is still one-half of the massive $100 million dollar Netflix deal she and Prince Harry signed in 2020. That contract managed to survive the couple's "being dumped" spree last year and is set to end next year.

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The Duchess of Sussex at the 2023 Invictus Games.

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GBN reported on WME and Meghan.

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