Michael Rozman / Warner Bros. Meghan Markle and Ellen DeGeneres
Surprise! Meghan Markle makes her debut d Ellen DeGeneres Show.
The Duchess of Sussex will appear on the talk show on Thursday, and a sneak peek of her chat with DeGeneres, released on Wednesday, shows how Meghan recalls going to auditions at the same Warner Bros. spot when she worked as an actress, before she met Prince Harry.
“The security guards would always say, ‘Break a leg! We hope you get it!’ So the ride today was very different, “Meghan, 40, told the host, who is also her neighbor in Montecito.
When DeGeneres asked Meghan if the security guards recognized her, the mother of two replied, “I think they said it to everyone. They were so sweet.”
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Meghan also told that she used to drive an old Ford Explorer Sport with “a life of her own”, as she described it.
Meghan said the key on the driver’s side door would not work, so she had a unique way to get in.
“I would park in the back of the parking lot and open the trunk, then crawl in and pull it closed behind me and crawl over all my seats to get out,” she said with a laugh. “That’s how I would get back and forth.”
Should anyone get near her, Meghan said she would “play it off” by pretending to look for things in her trunk.
Meghan’s meeting with DeGeneres marks her first daytime talk show since she married Prince Harry and joined the royal family. Last March, Meghan and Harry sat down with Oprah Winfrey for an honest talk about their decision to resign from their roles as working royals and their new life in California.
Meghan and the talk show host’s friendship began years ago with a random meeting at a dog boarding school, where the former actress discussed whether she should adopt her first pet, Bogart.
“Now I do not know her, but Ellen says ‘Is that your dog?’ And I said, ‘No,’ and she said, ‘You must take that dog.’ And I said, ‘Well, I decide.’ And she said, ‘Save the dog!’ “Meghan remembered Best health. “It’s a bit like if Oprah tells you to do something. I’m sitting there holding him and she says, ‘Have you thought of a name for him yet?’ And I said, ‘Well, I think I’m would call him Bogart, ‘and she’s like’ You take the dog home. ‘
Meghan continued, “And she goes outside to get in her car, but instead of getting in, she turns around and comes and knocks on the window, and she yells” Take the dog! “And then I brought him home. Because Ellen told me that. “
He’s oppressed / Getty Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
DeGeneres also had a surprise visit with Prince Harry and Meghan during a summer trip to the UK in 2019, revealing that she rocked and fed baby Archie.
DeGeneres joked about the then 4-month-old, “He weighs 15 lbs., Which means the exchange rate is $ 17 here!”
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The TV star also defended the couple after they were criticized for taking private jets for their 2019 holidays around Europe. DeGeneres tweeted: “Imagine being attacked for everything you do when all you are trying to do is make the world a better place.”
DeGeneres said of Meghan and Harry: “They are amazing. They are the cutest couple and so down to earth.”
“I see them being attacked and that’s not fair,” she continued. “They are just two of the most down to earth compassionate people, they do so much good for the world.”