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Meghan Markle’s occupation on Wikipedia changed days relationship with Prince Harry was revealed 

Meghan Markle’s occupation on her Wikipedia page changed from ‘fashion model and spokesmodel’ to ‘activist and humanitarian’ days before her relationship with Prince Harry was revealed

  • Meghan Markle’s entry amended in 2016, days before relationship was revealed
  • Appearances on Deal or No Deal in the US as a ‘briefcase girl’ was also removed  
  • IP address was linked to Los Angeles PR company with no connection to Meghan

Meghan Markle’s occupation on her Wikipedia page changed days before her relationship with Prince Harry was revealed.

The Duchess of Sussex’s entry on the site was amended to show her occupation as  ‘actress, activist, humanitarian’ instead of ‘actress, fashion model and spokesmodel’ on October 9, 2016.

Her relationship with Prince Harry was made public later that month.

Her appearances on Deal or No Deal in the US as a ‘briefcase girl’ were removed from the page first.

Her appearances on Deal or No Deal in the US as a 'briefcase girl' was removed from the page first

Meghan Markle’s occupation on her Wikipedia page changed from ‘fashion model and spokesmodel’ to ‘activist and humanitarian’ (pictured in Cape Town in 2019, left) days before her relationship with Prince Harry was revealed. Her appearances on Deal or No Deal in the US as a ‘briefcase girl’ (right) was removed from the page first

Just ten minutes later, the changes to her occupation were made in another edit, The Daily Telegraph reports.

The 10.48pm changes also added a ‘Humanitarian work’ section to the page.

This included details about her United Nations Women work, a visit to Rwanda for charity work and a 2014 trip to Afghanistan. 

Meghan's entry originally said she was an 'actress, fashion model and spokesmodel'

The Duchess of Sussex's entry on the site was amended to show her occupation as 'actress, activist, humanitarian'

The Duchess of Sussex’s entry on the site was amended to show her occupation as ‘actress, activist, humanitarian’ instead of ‘actress, fashion model and spokesmodel’

The changes made to her page at 10.48pm on October 9, 2016, also added a 'Humanitarian work' section (pictured)

The changes made to her page at 10.48pm on October 9, 2016, also added a ‘Humanitarian work’ section (pictured)

It also called her the founder of lifestyle blog The TIG - which she ran at the time. Pictured: The changes made to the page

It also called her the founder of lifestyle blog The TIG – which she ran at the time. Pictured: The changes made to the page

It also called her the founder of lifestyle blog The TIG – which she ran at the time.

Later that month, news about the couple’s romance became public. 

The changes were reportedly made by an unnamed user with an IP address linked to a Los Angeles PR company. 

There is nothing to suggest that Meghan was ever represented by the firm. 

It comes as bombshell biography Finding Freedom claims the couple were ‘tipped off’ that a tabloid was planning to run the story of their relationship.

The edits have raised questions about whether a friend of the Duchess of Sussex could have made the changes knowing she would be thrust into the public eye.

Meghan Markle's relationship with Prince Harry (pictured during their engagement photographs in 2017) was made public the same month her wikipedia page was altered

Meghan Markle’s relationship with Prince Harry (pictured during their engagement photographs in 2017) was made public the same month her wikipedia page was altered

There is no suggestion that Meghan was involved in the pair’s relationship becoming public.

The book states: ‘The following day Meghan felt somewhat bittersweet. On the one hand, she was disappointed that their secret was out.

‘It was no longer just the two of them. While Meghan, before she met Harry, had occasionally set up a paparazzi photo here and there or let info slip out to the press, she did everything in her power to protect the privacy of her relationship with the prince.

‘She knew keeping things quiet meant they could get to know each other without pressure or further worries that came from reporters covering their romance.’

But it added there was ‘also a part of her that was relieved’. The claims about Meghan’s previous relationship with the media come amid questions over the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s involvement with the book.

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