Duchess Meghan makes first royal solo outing for art exhibition

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A new royal documentary that features Meghan, 37, had viewers questioning if she was already losing her American accent.

It was accomplished with a simple- some might say humble- gesture, one that summed up (according to sycophants) her totally "modern" approach to her new toff status.

After getting out of the vehicle and shaking hands with one of the hosts, the duchess casually shut the door and went inside, writes People magazine. "It is something she's always done herself like the rest of us".

While there are undoubtedly guidelines royals are expected to adhere to in public - refraining from voicing their political opinions, for instance - it seems the royal-adoring public is, well, inventing a lot of them.

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Arriving for her first solo engagement at the Royal Academy of Arts last night, Meghan, 37, nearly managed to upstage herself - simply by not waiting for someone to close the door after she alighted from her auto.

First time I've seen an on-duty princess shut her own vehicle door... She knows it's much more efficient to just shut the damn door and move on.

"Well done Meghan!", tweeted royal correspondent Emily Andrews.

Others couldn't understand all the fuss!

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The former actress was praised on social media, with many commenting on the newbie royal's modesty, while others wondered if she'd broken royal protocol - "again".

Last week Markle also parted with protocol by closing her own auto door at the launch of a charity cookbook.

Meghan says she's a feminist who fights for women's rights, but she signed away her chance to vote for our democracy.

WATCH: Here's what Meghan got up to on her first solo royal outing after closing that vehicle door.

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Her pared-back outfits allow the causes she champions and people she meets to take centre stage, they argued. And make sure you shut the door.

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