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    Vanessa Kirby Had The Most Priceless Reaction When She Learned That Harry And Meghan Watch "The Crown"

    “[It’s] something that you sort of always semi-imagine, but sort of thought, ‘Oh, you’re probably too busy to watch.’”

    After watching Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey, Vanessa Kirby said she was quite surprised to learn that the royal couple had watched The Crown.

    In this handout image provided by Harpo Productions and released on March 5, 2021, Oprah Winfrey interviews Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on A CBS Primetime Special premiering on CBS on March 7, 2021
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    Vanessa played Princess Margaret in Season 1 and Season 2 of The Crown.

    “It’s quite mad to think that they have actually seen it,” she said on Jimmy Kimmel Live! “[It’s] something that you sort of always semi-imagine, but sort of thought, ‘Oh, you’re probably too busy to watch.’”

    Vanessa Kirby (as Princess Margaret), 'Gloriana', (Season 1, ep. 110, aired November 4, 2016)
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    But even though the royal couple has seen the Netflix drama, they won’t be able to see themselves portrayed on screen.

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle smile during an official photocall to announce their engagement
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    The show’s creator, Peter Morgan, told the Hollywood Reporter that "Meghan and Harry are in the middle of their journey” and since he doesn’t know “how it will end,” he feels more “comfortable” writing about it a decade or two later.

    From left: Emma Corrin as Princess Diana, Josh O'Connor as Prince Charles, (Season 4, ep. 409, aired Nov. 15, 2020)
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    It is speculated that the show itself will end its storyline a few years after the death of Princess Diana.

    "That is enough time and enough distance to really understand something, to understand its role, to understand its position, to understand its relevance," he said.

    Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex smile at each other as they walk through the rain to attend The Endeavour Fund Awards
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    "Often, things that appear absolutely wildly important today are instantly forgotten,” Morgan continued. “And other things have a habit of sticking around and proving to be historically very relevant and long-lasting."

    Prince Harry and Meghan pose with their newborn son Archie during a photocall in St George's Hall at Windsor Castle
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    "I don't know where in the scheme of things...Meghan Markle or Harry will ever appear," he added. "We won't know, and you need time to stop something being journalistic. And so I don't want to write about them because to write about them would instantly make it journalistic."

    Prince Harry (L) and Meghan Markle watch a performance by a Welsh choir in the banqueting hall during a visit to Cardiff Castle Cardiff, Wales
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    Morgan couldn't be any more right. After all, it would be a little weird to see yourself portrayed on screen when the story of your life is still being written.

    Meghan Harry hold hands on an official visit to the Joff Youth Centre in Peacehaven, Sussex
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