Meghan Markle Gave Makeup Mogul Bobbi Brown a Major Clue She Was Dating Prince Harry Back in 2016

Their time in the British royal family appeared to be tumultuous. However, Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex‘s love for one another is just as vibrant and bright as it has been since the beginning. From the ways they speak about one another to their loving touches and glances, it appears that these two were made for one another.

Meghan and Prince Harry met in the summer of 2016 and were married just two years later. Though the world caught onto their romance about six months after it began, the pair were able to get to know each other without outside influences.

Still, from the beginning, the pair were super excited to have found one another, so much so that Meghan nearly spilled the beans about her then-beau to a world-renowned makeup mogul.

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Tonight, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex attended the first of a two game series of the Major League Baseball #LondonSeries, in support of @WeAreInvictusGames. Tonight’s highly anticipated game between the #Yankees and #RedSox took place at London stadium, Olympic Park. The @WeAreInvictusGames, of which His Royal Highness is Founding Patron, has been selected as charity partner for the @MLB 2019 series. The Invictus Games Foundation is the international charity that oversees the development of the Invictus Games, an international adaptive multi-sport event in which wounded, injured or sick armed service personnel and veterans participate. It celebrates the power of sport in recovery and how it can help, physically or psychologically, those suffering from injuries or illness. The word ‘invictus’ means ‘unconquered’ – it embodies the fighting spirit of the competitors. As part of the partnership, the Invictus Games Foundation have a team participating in London’s #Softball60, the social softball series built for the city and targeted to introduce the sport to new audiences and demonstrate that it is an inclusive sport. On this #ArmedForcesDay, tonight’s event was also a chance for Their Royal Highnesses to shine a light on the men and women here in the UK and around the world who have sacrificed so much for their country. Discover more about the Invictus Games Foundation through the link in our bio. Photo credit: PA

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This is how Meghan Markle and Prince Harry met

In the summer of 2016, Meghan was visiting London to do some press for her drama series, Suits. She was newly single and open to dating. Her friend, fashion designer Misha Nonoo, who is also a good friend of the prince’s decided to set them up.

The Sussexes met for the first time at Soho House’s Dean Street Townhouse, an exclusive social club due to the prince’s high-profile status. That very first date lasted three hours where the pair chatted over drinks and agreed to meet for a second date, a dinner, the next evening.

“Harry knew they would be together at that point,” a friend shared. “She was ticking every box fast.” In fact, the prince was sure to show his interest by texting Meghan before she even arrived back to her hotel after that first evening.

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Today, we are excited to be able to announce details for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s upcoming tour to Africa! • In just two weeks, Their Royal Highnesses will embark on this official tour focusing on community, grassroots leadership, women’s and girls’ rights, mental health, HIV/AIDS and the environment. This programme has been many months in the making, and The Duke and Duchess are eager to focus their energies on the great work being done in Southern Africa. From meeting with Archbishop Desmond Tutu to joining ‘Waves for Change’ on Monwabisi Beach, the South Africa programme will be educational and inspiring. The Duke is especially proud to continue the legacy left by his mother with her work in Angola as he joins Halo Trust again in an effort to rid the world of landmines. HRH will also travel to Malawi where he will check in on the British Army’s partnership with African Parks and will be working on the ground supporting local communities. The Duke is particularly proud to be able to deliver an exciting new initiative, a Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy three-country partnership which he designed and consulted with Governments in Namibia, Botswana and Angola to protect forest and wildlife corridors around the Okavango Delta. The Duchess will be working with local organisations to promote women and girls’ health and education, entrepreneurship and leadership. With such a textured culture and history, Their Royal Highnesses are grateful for the opportunity to connect with those on the ground in Southern Africa and to be inspired by the work being done and learn how they can be better supported. As President and Vice President of The Queens Commonwealth Trust and The Duke’s role as Commonwealth Youth Ambassador, The Duke and Duchess cannot wait to meet with young leaders mobilising change and adding to the beauty of these Commonwealth countries • “We look forward to seeing you soon!” • Photo ©️ PA images / Tim Graham – Getty Images / @Sentebale /@AfricanParksNetwork / @YouthAlert

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle kept their romance secret

According to Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan and the Making of A Modern Family by Carolyn Durand and Omid Scobie, the prince thought that Meghan was the most beautiful woman he’d ever seen. After their second date, Meghan returned to Toronto where Suits was filmed, but their romance was only beginning to heat up.

For date three, the prince convinced Meghan to travel with him to Botswana where they spent five days together under the stars. A friend revealed in Finding Freedom,

Almost immediately they were almost obsessed with each other. Three months into their relationship, a Meghan friend said, they had already begun swapping the words ‘I love you’. Harry said it first, apparently, but Meghan quickly reciprocated. From there it didn’t take long for them to begin talking in non-oblique terms about their future.

Still, the pair were careful to keep their romance out of the public eye.

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Meghan Markle gave makeup mogul Bobbi Brown a clue she was dating Prince Harry early into their relationship

Still when you’re happy and in love, it’s hard not to spill the beans. For Meghan’s 39th birthday, makeup mogul Bobbi Brown shared a photo of herself and the duchess from 2016 and she revealed that Meghan had actually given her a hint about her romance with Prince Harry.

“Happy Birthday to Meghan Markle who was such a joy to work with,” Brown wrote. “Sweet, cool and so funny. At the time of the shoot, she was telling me about a fellow she had just started to date from the UK. I didn’t ask who.”

Brown added that she put two and two together when she saw the Sussexes in Amsterdam. “Saw them again at a very special @sohohouseamsterdam birthday day,” she revealed. “Sweet as always.”