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Meghan Markle And Prince Harry Unfollowed The Royal Family On Instagram—But It Was For A Good Cause

This is uplifting! They will continue to change the accounts they follow monthly based on different themes or causes.

Usually, when celebrities unfollow each other on Instagram, it’s a sign that serious drama is going down. And just days before the birth of their son, Archie, Duchess Meghan Markle and Prince Harry unfollowed several accounts on Instagram they had previously been following — including that of family members Prince William and Kate Middleton.

But it wasn’t a family conflict that caused them to cut social media ties. The royals explained in a post at @sussexroyal that in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month in May, they decided to pare down the accounts they followed to just 16, comprised exclusively of organizations that are doing work in the field: