Royal author Ingrid Seward insisted the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will “really have to up their ante” after signing up with the same agency as former US president Barack Obama. She added that people do not want to hear Meghan, 38, and Harry, 35, discussing gender equality and the environment.
The editor-in-chief of Majesty Magazine told the Mirror: “No one wants to pay to hear them sounding off about gender equality and the environment.
“Harry and Meghan will really have to up their ante, and they will absolutely have to tell some stories about the Royal Family.”
The Sussexes have signed with New York-based Harry Walker Agency for speaking engagements.
It is understood they will focus in social issues such as racial injustice.
Earlier this week, Meghan and Harry volunteered at Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles.
The couple made pastries and prepared food parcels for the youth organisation’s Feed Hope programme.
The programme provides food to those in need amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Meghan and Harry wore face masks, aprons and hair nets as they joined other volunteers.
Homeboy Industries is run by Father Greg Boyle, who previously worked with Meghan and her mother Doria Ragland in a cooking workshop nearly 20 years ago.
Father Boyle said: “The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were just ‘Harry and Meghan’ to the homies.
“They rolled up their sleeves and deeply engaged with our workers in the bakery and cafe.
“It was immediate kinship and heartening in its mutuality.”