Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, pursued a career on the small screen before her entrance into Royal Family life, portraying the high-powered Rachel Zane in the US law-based drama, Suits, from 2011 until her engagement to Prince Harry. But this life is not so easily left behind, as Professor Cele Otnes told Express.co.uk.
The author of ‘Royal Fever’ described how LA-born Meghan continues to draw from her past experience as an actress to navigate the different type of fame she now possesses.
Professor Otnes said: “Her actress identity is still very much alive for her.
“She has not given up the identity of an actress.
“So, a lot of the time, she acts.”
Professor Otnes described how Meghan likely understands the limelight in terms of her acting fame, given her California upbringing and celebrity culture on the US west coast.
She added: “I think Meghan wants to be seen as a celebrity in the US.
“That’s her frame of reference.
“She was born in Los Angeles. She wanted to be an actress.
The appearance, which steered away from the controversial split from the British monarchy, focused on domestic life for the Duke and Duchess alongside their two young children, Archie, two, and Lilibet, who is eight months old.
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