MEGHAN Markle was on “a mission to rule the world” when she married Prince Harry, according to a former friend of the Duchess.
Gina Nelthorpe-Cowne, 54, acted as Meghan’s business adviser after meeting the actress on the set of Suits in 2014, and the pair also became close friends.
However, Gina says that their friendship took a turn when she expressed concerns over her relationship with Prince Harry.
Gina writes: “'Save it,' she (Meghan) said, in a steely manner I had not noticed before. 'I don't wanna hear it… this is a positive time in my life.'
“I believed then, as I do now, that she was no ingenue, but a worldly-wise woman on the mission of her life, the mission to bag not any old prince, but The Prince!”
The business adviser also recalled how her friend had told her she and Harry would “change the world” adding “I took her to mean that they were going to RULE the world.”
Gina previously revealed that she told her friend she was "naive" for marrying Prince Harry.
She told the Duchess of Sussex becoming a royal would be "the end of your privacy".
Gina made her latest revelations following the news that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will step down as senior members of the royal family.
The pair posted it on their “Sussex Royal” Instagram page at 6.30pm on Wednesday – after The Sun had earlier revealed their plans to move to Canada.
Harry and Meghan flew back to the UK on Monday after a six-week hiatus in Canada. There they spent eight-month-old son Archie’s first Christmas along with Meghan’s mother Doria Ragland, 63.
Meghan jetted back to their £11million bolthole on Vancouver Island on Thursday night — and Prince Harry is expected to join her as early as next weekend.
First the Prince — sixth in line to the throne — has engagements, including hosting the Rugby League World Cup draw at Buckingham Palace on Thursday.
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