Is Meghan Markle Relaunching The Tig Blog? What We Know

Placing her running a blog hat again on? Meghan Markle is seemingly gearing as much as relaunch The Tig after shutting it down in 2017.

The web site could possibly be coming again very quickly, in line with paperwork obtained by Us Weekly on Tuesday, March 14. Frim Fram, Inc. filed a doc with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Workplace final month, seeking to revamp The Tig as a web site centered on “commentary within the subject of journey,” in addition to inside design, well being and wellness, meals preparation and cooking and different way of life and vogue areas.

The February doc famous that the revived web site would function articles, interviews and pictures on a wide range of subjects. The items fall into classes equivalent to: “recipes, journey, relationships, vogue, type, inside design, way of life, the humanities, tradition, design, acutely aware dwelling, well being and wellness.”

Whereas Meghan’s identify wasn’t particularly listed on the paperwork, the brand that’s featured as a part of the trademark request matches the unique design used on her weblog.

The Duchess of Sussex, 41, first launched The Tig in 2014, which centered on her life, charitable work, travels and total love of meals. In actual fact, the identify of the web site was derived from “Tignanello,” which is a selected wine that allowed Meghan to “get” wine and perceive different individuals’s love of the drink.

The shorthand “Tig” was attributed to the sudden feeling of understanding, and the duchess beforehand described her website as a spot dedicated to “these Tig moments of discovery.”

Nevertheless, when the Fits alum started courting Prince Harry in 2016, her way of life weblog fell to the wayside. Forward of their engagement, Meghan introduced in April 2017 that she was shutting down the web site.

“After shut to a few stunning years on this journey with you, it’s time to say goodbye to The Tig. What started as a ardour venture (my little engine that might) advanced into an incredible group of inspiration, assist, enjoyable and frivolity,” she wrote within the goodbye message to her readers. “You’ve made my days brighter and crammed this expertise with a lot pleasure. Preserve discovering these Tig moments of discovery, preserve laughing and taking dangers, and preserve being ‘the change you want to see on the planet.’”

Meghan and Harry

The Bench creator concluded: “Above all, don’t ever overlook your price — as I’ve instructed you time and time once more: you, my candy pal, you’re sufficient. Thanks for all the things.”

Meghan raised eyebrows in September 2019 when she renewed the trademark for The Tig regardless of being a working senior royal. On the time, Buckingham Palace launched a press release explaining that the California native, who wed Harry, 38, in Could 2018, wasn’t returning to running a blog.

“There are completely no plans to relaunch The Tig,” a palace spokesperson instructed Us in fall 2019. “The lasting trademark is to forestall false branding, to keep away from others purporting to be the Duchess or affiliated along with her.”

When the couple stepped again as senior royals in early 2020 and later relocated to america, rumors as soon as once more circulated about Meghan’s weblog. Shortly after the twosome enlisted Made by Article — who labored on The Tig — to design their official web site a royal skilled predicted that at some point the retired actress would revive her weblog.

“I feel she’s going to do a Goop, like a brand new model of The Tig … I actually assume that’s coming,” skilled Myka Meier instructed the “Royally Obsessed” podcast in Could 2020.

Whereas Meghan didn’t relaunch The Tig in 2020, she teamed up along with her husband to create their Archewell basis in October of that yr. She has since began her “Archetypes” podcast and given followers an inside have a look at her marriage to the prince — and their life with two kids, Archie, 3, and Lili, 21 months — with Netflix’s Harry & Meghan docuseries, each of which dropped in 2022.