Queen Elizabeth along with Charles, Camilla, William, Kate, Harry and Meghan
Major Lawsuits Meghan Markle, Prince Harry Have Won Since Royal Exit Photo by Dominic Lipinski/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, is being touted on Sunday, Feb. 21, as the "most inspirational" of the current members of the British royal family by experts, despite expecting a bevy of PR battles in the future from her own family.

Dr. Shola Mos-Shogbamimu, a lawyer and activist, said that, as much as the Queen continues to be the "most influential" figure in the royal family, the Duchess of Sussex continues to be the most inspirational character in the British peerage today, according to Marie Claire.

“I think some of Meghan’s inspiration comes from her and how she’s handled all this. Clearly, she got to a point where she was like ‘Forget you all, I deserve better than this.’ But most so is the reaction she has been able to generate from people who would not normally talk about these things,” she said.

Mos-Shogbamimu pointed out that Markle has inspired people of color to band together as they see in real-time how she has been treated by the Royal Family and the media, relating to the alienation that she seems to face for her skin color.

“I think that she’s been able to generate the kind of support that no other member of the Royal Family, bar Princess Diana, has been able to generate,” Mos-Shogbamimu said.

In spite of that, royal expert Jonathan Sacerdoti believes that Markle’s PR troubles are far from over, as the former actress faces her father Thomas Markle’s criticisms as well as that of her step-siblings, who have been critical of her marriage to Prince Harry in the past, Pop Culture reported.

“She's cut off members of her family entirely including her father who she seems to have been very close to growing up and he seems to have supported her and paid for her to be privately educated,” Sacerdoti said.

“Now she doesn't talk to him as far as we're aware, he frequently speaks out about that and he's quite critical of her and Harry's behavior,” he continued. “I think that we can expect in the future members of her family to increasingly say things that she doesn't want them to, whether it's her brother or her father.”

However the PR battle may go, Mos-Shogbamimu says that Markle’s love for Prince Harry is key to her longevity.

“Meghan being in his life gave him the wings he needed to fly,” she said.

Harry and Meghan along with Camilla and Kate
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex; Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex; Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall; and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge converse during the Trooping The Colour, the Queen's annual birthday parade, on June 08, 2019 in London, England. Photo by Neil Mockford/GC Images

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