If she is comfortable in front of the camera, Meghan Markle is also good with words. The proof before her blog The Tig, closed in 2017 when she formalized her relationship with Prince Harry. But it wouldn’t be his first online experience. Prior to that, the Duchess of Sussex reportedly owned a blog dedicated to the film industry. In their book Finding Freedom, devoted to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, Carolyn Durand and Omid Scobie claim that Archie’s mother wrote about the difficulties of an actress to break into Hollywood. One of the “worst-kept secrets in the industry”, though Meghan Markle has never admitted to being the originator of The Working Actress.
The authors write in Finding Freedom: “The Tig was not the first time Meghan had been on the internet, not only to express herself but also to address others. From 2010 to 2012, she wrote The Working Actress , an anonymous blog in which she detailed the failures and successes of the long road to Hollywood. She always loved writing in school, and if she ended up becoming a journalist, it was an opportunity for her to master her creativity and frustration. ” Meghan Markle grew up in the world of cinema, her father Thomas Markle being director of photography.
She will reveal herself with The Tig
Writings that reflected the difficulties encountered by actors to stand out. “The blog captivated those moments of joy when she landed a job, and the disappointment that followed the rejection and that actors feel every time when roles are often bestowed by physique more than talent, like this ‘is the case in industry. “
And if these writings were anonymous, Meghan Markle would have quickly been unmasked because of his many anecdotes. She will then open The Tig, a lifestyle blog in which she claimed her identity.
Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex wife of Prince Harry Duke of Sussex and mother of Archie Mountbatten © © Mega / KCS