Meghan Markle described women wanting to become a princess as holding onto a “childhood fantasy”, in response to Kate Middleton trying the knot with Prince William.
Well before the former Suits actress met Harry, let alone married him and sacked off the Royal Family for California, she had a few choice words about royal weddings.
Dismissing young girls' fairy tale aspirations of marrying a prince and living happily ever after, Meghan boasted about longing to become a powerful super hero.
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The fuss made about the huge Westminster Abbey affair between William and Kate in 2011, was enough spark a reaction for Meghan who took to her now defunct blog, The Tig.
According to MailOnline, she wrote: “Little girls dream of being princesses. I, for one, was all about She-Ra, Princess of Power. 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."
In the lifestyle blog she gave up and took down in 2017, Meghan 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.”
Years later, the Duchess of Sussex told Oprah Winfrey she had not researched her future husband and how she "didn't grow up knowing much about the royal family".
Royal biographer Andrew Morton also previously said when Meghan was 16, she watched the funeral of Princess Diana with "tears coursing down her cheeks".
The Duchess of Sussex ran the popular lifestyle blog before entering the royal family, posting her favourite recipes, fun photos and her inner-most thoughts.
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It was named after her favourite wine Tignanello, and shared her thoughts on feminism, travel, the arts, design and wellness.
In some of her most memorable posts, Meghan opened up about her younger years before she shot to international fame .
The former Suits actress reportedly deleted The Tig to minimise the level of media scrutiny ahead of her wedding to Harry in 2018.
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