Many royal fans have probably heard of Meghan Markle's life story. She was a middle-class girl who grew up as an actress. Then she met Prince Harry, fell in love, got married and got a son.
However, there is a story in an early part of Markle's life that many people have not heard of. In fact, this story was the "scariest moment" of her life. Read below to find out which event really scared Markle.
Meghan Markle wanted to work in international relations at a young age.
This story originated when Markle was a student at Northwestern University. Although she always had a fascination for the drama world, she did not always want to pursue acting.
When she was still a student, Markle actually aspired to a diplomatic career, which is why she decided to double the major subject theater and international relations.
Markle had a "scary moment" during an internship abroad] Markle was a hard worker at school (she supposedly completed most of the required credits by the end of the junior year), which allowed her a prestigious internship with the US Message in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
In 2002, she began her six-week internship as a Junior Press Officer. The experience would definitely turn out to be unforgettable.
On her 21st birthday, Markle was allowed to escort the convoy that picked up US Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill on his visit to Buenos Aires. However, this happened during an economic crisis in Argentina, so that the Argentinians were not too happy about the visit of O'Neill. Argentina blamed the US and the International Monetary Fund for the devaluation of their current currency, and before coming to Argentina, O & Neil had also spoken some rude words about the South American countries.
O'Neill was greeted by an angry crowd Buenos Aires. Later, he said, "I remember the arrival because demonstrators used their placards to smash my limousine. It was a memorable event. "
According to royal biographer Andrew Morton, Markle – who was originally fond of being part of the convoy – later described the experience as" the most terrible moment of her life ".
was also less than a year after the September 11 attacks, and there were rumors that militant Islamists were looking for businesses in South American countries. Morton noted, "Meghan would have been cautious and it's easy to imagine how frightening she would have found an angry crowd of demonstrators attacking her car."
Anyway, while doing a tremendous job during her internship Markle finally left the path of diplomacy. She passed the Foreign Service Officer Test in Buenos Aires, but she did not pass him and was thought to be "a little too far away".
Does Markle fear for her safety?
Markle may have been through the situation with the enraged crowd in one piece Serene, but there's some evidence that she's not quite at peace today as Duchess of Sussex. She is currently one of the most prominent people in the world, and that obviously has a lot of security concerns.
Frogmore Cottage, the house where she lives with Prince Harry and her son, is said to have a Fort Knox-like security. There are cameras and sensors around the area and especially near the kindergarten. One source even said it was almost like a fortress.
Whenever Markle leaves her home, she is also accompanied by bodyguards. According to reports, the Duchess does not like to go out without these protection officers. "There are certain things in which she is extremely paranoid, such as physical attacks," said an insider to The Sun.