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    14 Meghan Markle Facts That, Honestly, You Probably Didn't Know

    Nothing but respect for MY princess.

    Hi, I'm Shyla, and I'm ~slightly~ obsessed with Meghan Markle. She's beautiful, talented, accomplished, and everything I could ever want in an American princess.

    But my friend Greg finally got tired of me talking about her all the time, so I decided to just write a post telling you all the interesting things about her:

    1. Meghan's not her real name.

    2. She was once a professional calligrapher.

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    She told Esquire that she's "always had a propensity for getting the cursive down pretty well," after taking handwriting classes in Catholic school. She said, "What it evolved into was my pseudo-waitressing job when I was auditioning. I didn't wait tables. I did calligraphy." She did everything from celebrity wedding invitations to holiday cards.

    3. At just 11 years old, she spoke out against a sexist commercial.

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    She told Glamour, "When I was in grade school, I saw this sexist commercial for dish soap. With Rosie’s 'We can do it!' mantra in mind, I wrote a letter to Procter & Gamble, Hillary Clinton, and Nick News anchor Linda Ellerbee, who sent a camera crew to meet me. Guess what? They changed the commercial."

    4. She was once a briefcase model on Deal or No Deal.

    5. She was basically a fashion designer.

    6. She has a political background.

    7. She has two adorable adopted dogs, thanks to Ellen DeGeneres.

    8. She's a self-proclaimed foodie who knows her way around the kitchen.

    9. She's besties with GOAT Serena Williams.

    10. She founded a lifestyle blog called the Tig.

    11. She's passionate about helping others.

    12. She actually grew up around the entertainment industry.

    13. She's extremely well-traveled.

    14. She's got royalty in her blood.

    Long live Princess Meghan!


    Meghan filmed Suits in Toronto. An earlier version of this post misstated the location.