Meghan Markle's 'ritual' she gave up during royal life

Meghan Markle says she gave up a certain 'ritual' when she lived in the UK

Meghan Markle ritual - Meghan Markle smiling, with her hand over her heart as she attends a reception for friends and family of competitors of the Invictus Games at Nations Home at Zuiderpark on April 15, 2022 in The Hague, Netherlands.
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Meghan Markle revealed that she’s gotten back into the 'ritual’ of making and drinking coffee again, after not 'really drinking it' in the UK.

During the lasted installment of ‘Archetypes’, Meghan Markle revealed that she’s gotten back into the relatable ‘ritual’ of drinking coffee, since moving back to LA.

Speaking to her podcast guests actress Issa Rae and comedian Ziwe Fumudoh, the mother of two shared that she’d actually stopped drinking the classic, caffeinated drink while living in the UK. However, since she and Prince Harry stepped back as senior royals and moved to the US, she started drinking it again.

Surprised by Meghan’s admission, Issa asked, “What? Were you on tea?”

To which Meghan replied, “No. I didn't even think about it. When I was on set, of course! I had Nespresso all day every day and then I didn't drink it really in the UK… I didn't really think about it.”

Meghan Markle smiling as she attends the Athletics Competition during day two of the Invictus Games The Hague 2020 at Zuiderpark on April 17, 2022 in The Hague, Netherlands

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Before adding, “I guess because life started to come back and when guests come and you have meetings…it's a ritual."

This is one of the many personal revelations Meghan has made on her new podcast so far. In one episode she shared how Harry helped her at her 'worst' point and even detailed why she quit Deal or No Deal back in 2006 after feeling the show was 'all about looks'. She even shared a ‘humbling’ experience she had as a teen, living in LA.

And while moving back to the US has allowed Meghan to rediscover her love of coffee, Prince Harry has also found a food he now can’t live without. 

In her recent interview with Variety, Meghan opened up about their very relatable evening routine and revealed that Harry loves the fast food chain, In-N-Out so much, that even the staff now know his order!

Naomi Jamieson
Lifestyle News Writer

Naomi is a Lifestyle News Writer with the Lifestyle team and has recently earned her Gold Standard Diploma in Journalism from the NCTJ. She has a background in design, having studied Illustration at Plymouth University but has taken a leap into the world of journalism after always having a passion for writing. She currently writes pieces on beauty, fashion, and entertainment for and My Imperfect Life.