Actress Meghan Markle Opens Up About Relationship with Prince Harry

Sep 05, 2017 |

“Suits” actress Meghan Markle has confirmed her relationship with British royalty Prince Harry as she covers the October 2017 issue of Vanity Fair magazine.

For almost a year, rumors have flown about the romance between the 36-year-old actress and Britain’s 33-year-old Prince Harry.

See excerpts below.

On dating Prince Harry:

“We’re two people who are really happy and in love. We were very quietly dating for six months before it became news, and I was working during that whole time, and the only thing that changed was people’s perception. Nothing about me changed. I’m still the same person that I am, and I’ve never defined myself by my relationship.”

On the fame from being Prince Harry’s girlfriend:

It has its challenges, and it comes in waves—some days it can feel more challenging than others. And right out of the gate it was surprising the way things changed. But I still have this support system all around me, and, of course, my boyfriend’s support.

On the scrutiny she feels over her relationship:

“I don’t read any press. I haven’t even read press for Suits. The people who are close to me anchor me in knowing who I am. The rest is noise.”

On keeping private with the Prince:

“We’re a couple. We’re in love. I’m sure there will be a time when we will have to come forward and present ourselves and have stories to tell, but I hope what people will understand is that this is our time. This is for us. It’s part of what makes it so special, that it’s just ours. But we’re happy. Personally, I love a great love story.”

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