Meghan Markle Dons a Crown to Become Queen for a Day in 1990 Home Video

Markle was just 8 years old.

Long before her engagement to Prince Harry, Meghan Markle showed just how well she fit the part.

Recently unearthed home video shows the "Suits" actress when she was just 8 years old, wearing a gold crown and pretending to be a queen during a backyard play in Los Angeles.

Mimicking a clapperboard, she says, "I'm your Royal Highness, take one!"

Her friends play her royal court, tending to her every whim. When one asks her if there's anything they can do for her, she responds, "Yes. Make 900,000 cookies ... and sew me a nice dress."

After giving her royal court a break, she shouts, “10-minute break is up! Faster sewing! Faster cooking!”

One friend compliments "your Highness" on a "great party."

"I'm so glad you're enjoying it," she tells them.

In another home video, Meghan wears a frilly dress for a birthday party and gets a balloon sculpture from a clown, but she's not impressed.

"Meghan, are you bored?" someone asks her.

"Yes," she responds.

Meghan Markle will marry Prince Harry at Windsor Castle on May 19.


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