Meghan Markle ‘Gave Out Autograph In 2009 In Case She Ever Became Famous’

Meghan Markle once gave her autograph to a shop assistant ‘in case she ever became famous’. 

A woman, named Julianne, opened up about the encounter with Overheard Celebs.

She said she met the ‘sweet’ Duchess of Sussex in 2009, long before she had landed her starring role on Suits or married Prince Harry.

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A woman told Overheard Celebs that she met Meghan Markle before she was famous.
A woman claims she was given Meghan Markle’s autograph before she became famous. Credit: Instagram/@overheardcelebs

Recalling what happened, she said: “I met a sweet woman in 2009 while working retail, when she purchased a purse from me.

“We got chatting and she mentioned she was an actress currently filming in Vancouver. I didn’t think much of it, but asked if I could have her autograph so I could say I had it once she became famous.

“She chuckled and said, ‘yes, of course’.

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“I wished her luck and never saw her again. Two years later, I flipped on my TV to see her starring in Suits. I was really happy that her dreams came true.

“And just when I thought being on a successful TV show was cool, she then ended up marrying into one of the most famous families in the world, become the Duchess of Sussex.

“I’ll treasure that note forever.”

Meghan’s life changed forever when she began dating Prince Harry in 2016.

Fast-forward to 2021 and the couple are married and have a son, named Archie, and a second baby on the way.

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Written by Aimee Walker

Aimee is a senior content editor at IGV who specialises in finding the best original stories, trending topics and entertainment news. She graduated from Birmingham City University with a degree in Media and Communications.