This photograph of Meghan Markle posing with a Kate Middleton tabloid is going viral

Where did that come from?

Meghan Markle is one of the most talked about women in the world, with the now Duchess of Sussex spending some quality time with husband Prince Harry and her new baby Archie in their freshly renovated Frogmore Cottage home.

But it wasn’t nursery colour palettes or their reported LA-style organic vegetable garden that made news this week. Instead, it was Meghan’s pre-royal life, with a photo resurfacing of Meghan posing with a tabloid with Kate Middleton on the cover.

Yes, really.

In 2014, Meghan was featured in U Magazine, posing with the issue.

Just two years after the photo was taken, Meghan met Harry and two years later, Kate and Meghan were sisters-in-law.

And this isn’t the first time Meghan has referred to Kate in pre-royal life, with the former Suits actress blogging about Kate back in the day in a 2014 post of her now defunct blog, The Tig.

‘Little girls dream of being princesses. I, for one, was all about She-Ra, Princess of Power,’ Meghan wrote in the 2014 post. ‘For those of you unfamiliar with the ’80s cartoon reference, She-Ra is the twin sister of He-Man, and a sword-wielding royal rebel known for her strength. We’re definitely not talking about Cinderella here.’

She continued: ‘Grown women seem to retain this childhood fantasy. Just look at the pomp and circumstance surrounding the royal wedding and endless conversation about Princess Kate.’

It looks like Meghan was destined to be a royal and she and Kate were destined to be friends.

Well there we have it.

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