Monday 24 September 2018

Meghan Markle's pal reveals her ambition: 'She knows what she wants and she gets it'

Meghan Markle watches a Wheelchair Tennis match at the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto, Canada
Meghan Markle watches a Wheelchair Tennis match at the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto, Canada
Meghan Markle and her mother Doria Radlan watch the closing ceremonies for the Invictus Games in Toronto, Ontario, September 30, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Geoff RobinsGEOFF ROBINS/AFP/Getty Images
Britain's Prince Harry and his girlfriend actress Meghan Markle watch the wheelchair tennis event during the Invictus Games in Toronto, Ontario, Canada September 25, 2017. REUTERS/Mark Blinch
Britain's Prince Harry (R) sits with girlfriend actress Meghan Markle to watch a wheelchair tennis event during the Invictus Games in Toronto, Ontario, Canada September 25, 2017. REUTERS/Mark Blinch
SUITS "The Statue" Episode 702 -- Pictured: Meghan Markle as Rachel Zane -- (Photo by: Shane Mahood/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
Britain's Prince Harry and his girlfriend actress Meghan Markle watch the wheelchair tennis event during the Invictus Games in Toronto, Ontario, Canada September 25, 2017. REUTERS/Mark Blinch
Meghan Markle attends the Opening Ceremony of the 2017 Invictus Games at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Canada. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday September 23, 2017. Photo credit should read: Danny Lawson/PA Wire
Britain's Prince Harry (R) arrives with girlfriend actress Meghan Markle at the wheelchair tennis event during the Invictus Games in Toronto, Ontario, Canada September 25, 2017. REUTERS/Mark Blinch
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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are seen at the Closing Ceremony on day 8 of the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 at the Air Canada Centre on September 30, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. The Games use the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect for the Armed Forces. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)

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Meghan Markle “always knew she would be successful”, according to friend Abby Wathen.

The 36-year-old actress has been praised for her positive and determined character by her pal and ‘Random Encounters’ co-star, who has revealed the brunette beauty “knows what she wants” and does her utmost to get it.

Britain's Prince Harry and his girlfriend actress Meghan Markle watch the wheelchair tennis event during the Invictus Games in Toronto, Ontario, Canada September 25, 2017. REUTERS/Mark Blinch
Britain's Prince Harry and his girlfriend actress Meghan Markle watch the wheelchair tennis event during the Invictus Games in Toronto, Ontario, Canada September 25, 2017. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

Speaking about Meghan – who is currently dating Prince Harry - in the ITV show titled ‘Prince Harry and Meghan: Truly, Madly, Deeply’, Abby said: “We became instant friends. She always knew she would be successful, she just…knew it. She knows what she wants and she gets it.”

And Meghan proved to Abby actions speak louder than words as she told her colleague she had another project lined up after the comedy, and swiftly landed the role of Rachel Zane in ‘Suits’.

Abby continued: “She told me that she had booked for a pilot for immediately after Random Encounters ended.”

The ‘Besetment’ star believes her and Meghan “bonded” because they were both going through a divorce at a similar time , as Meghan was married to ex-husband Trevor Engelson for two years before they split in 2013.

Meghan Markle
Meghan Markle

However, Abby has hailed Meghan as being more “empowered” than her during the break down of her marriage.

She said: “Meghan and I bonded because I was married and she was getting married. I was invited to her wedding but I couldn’t go. Then we both went through divorce, so we bonded on that too.

“Meghan isn’t one of these people that dwells on…I was destroyed, but she was empowered. She took her power back. It wasn’t the right relationship for her, so she moved on.”

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SUITS "The Statue" Episode 702 -- Pictured: Meghan Markle as Rachel Zane -- (Photo by: Shane Mahood/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

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