“2017 has, most would agree, not exactly been a stellar year for anyone. There are a few exceptions, though… But perhaps the best year of all belongs to one Meghan Markle.
“Markle has starred on USA’s popular legal procedural Suits since 2011, but she did not become a household name until this year, as her relationship with Prince Harry became, increasingly, a subject of worldwide fascination.
“When the first reports broke in October 2016 that that the pair was dating, it seemed improbable. Harry gets linked to notable women all the time…
“It seemed easy—since there were no concrete evidence or photographs at this point—to discount it as just another baseless rumor.
“But in November 2016, after many reports about various aspects of Markle’s life, Harry released an unprecedented statement asking for the media to leave her alone, thereby confirming the two were, yes, a couple.”
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