The Duke and Duchess of Sussex made the announcement on Wednesday.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex released an official statement on Wednesday after months of unrest between the couple and the media and some perceived tension with the royal family.
Meghan and Harry, along with their 8-month-old son, Archie, will be splitting their time between the United Kingdom and North America while continuing to honor their duties to Queen Elizabeth II and their royal patronages.
As soon as the news came out, Twitter sounded off with some thoughts ranging from supportive to funny to shady. Author Roxanne Gay and transgender activist Janet Mock both praised the couple's decision, while others had different takes.
Here were some of the best responses:
Look back at Meghan and Harry's past year of highs and lows in the video below: