Few customers trickle into frozen yogurt shop Humphrey Yogart on a rainy Wednesday afternoon in Sherman Oaks.
But don’t let the bad-weather foot traffic fool you — the creamery has seen a major spike in attention and sales since Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, name-checked it during her bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey.
“I’ve been a waitress, an actress, a princess, a duchess. I’ve always just still been Meghan,” she said during her candid conversation with Winfrey, which aired Sunday in the United States.
“Thank God I had that life experience. Thank God I had known the value of working. My first job was when I was 13 at a frozen yogurt shop called Humphrey Yogart.”
More than two decades later, the fro-yo store named after silver-screen icon Humphrey Bogart is still open for business — just not at the location where Meghan was employed. According to the shop’s publicist, Greg Rogers, the duchess worked at a site in the Beverly Connection mall that has since closed.
But the Humphrey Yogart in Sherman Oaks is still standing — between a coffee roastery and some restrooms in the back right corner of a Gelson’s supermarket. Its ties to the duchess aren’t advertised anywhere on-site, but that hasn’t stopped curious patrons from visiting in recent days with burning questions: What was she like? What’s her favorite flavor? Was she fired?
“Shockingly, there are a lot of people who have been doing that — wanting to get the flavor or whatever else,”…