Baby showers are deemed "highly inappropriate" in the royal family, ABC News' royal expert Victoria Arbiter said.
Abigail Spencer, who starred in the U.S. drama Suits with Meghan, has also been spotted arriving at the hotel. According to Us Magazine, Markle's best friend, Jessica Mulroney, was in NY as well, but the two did not make any public appearances together.
Meghan Markle's publicity-loving wicked stepsister wants the newly-minted Duchess to mend fences with their father while she's in the U.S.
The biracial duchess has been the target of intense media scrutiny lately, and this could be Bey and Jay's way of celebrating her regality in the face of such turmoil. "Over the weekend she has been catching up with some of her closest friends, visiting favorite spots in the city and even shopping for baby clothes".
In case you missed it, Meghan Markle is now in NY to celebrate the impending birth of her baby with her closest friends.
Along with Williams, Markle was joined by Abigail Spencer, who appeared alongside Markle on Suits, Mulroney, Priyanka Chopra and Misha Nonoo.
Markle's mother, Doria Ragland, was reportedly spotted in Los Angeles while Markle was feted in NY.
Meghan Markle made an unexpected visit to NY over the weekend.
"There's nothing they can't go out and buy themselves".
The Duchess of Cambridge was reportedly on a ski holiday with her husband Prince William and their three children instead.