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Never before seen pictures of Meghan Markle on set of Suits

Extraordinary photographs have emerged ofMeghan Markle playing the fool behind the scenes on her hit US TV show Suits. 

Taken by her co-star Patrick J Adams, they show the princess-in-waiting as you’ve never seen her before: slumped in a chair, wearing curlers and filing her nails.

In other pictures, we see her learning her lines, lying on the ground with her legs in the air, having her hair styled and make-up touched up, and photobombing her friend.

She is even snapped walking in the rain beneath a transparent umbrella, proving that – like The Queen – she was already aware of the importance of showing her face to her fans. 

An extraordinary set of photographs has emerged of Meghan Markle, showing her messing around behind the scenes of US TV hit Suits

Meghan, who quit the show last November when she announced her engagement to Prince Harry, was a star of the series for seven years

Meghan, who quit the show last November when she announced her engagement to Prince Harry, was a star of the series for seven years

Taken by her co-star Patrick J Adams, they show the princess-in-waiting as you’ve never seen her before: slumped in a chair, wearing curlers and filing her nails 

Taken by her co-star Patrick J Adams, they show the princess-in-waiting as you’ve never seen her before: slumped in a chair, wearing curlers and filing her nails 

In other pictures, we see her learning her lines and lying on the ground with her legs in the air while on a break from filming

In other pictures, we see her learning her lines and lying on the ground with her legs in the air while on a break from filming

The pictures of Meghan, who played paralegal Rachel Zane in the series, emerged a day after the screening of her final scene in the show in which she walks down the aisle with Adams (above)

The pictures of Meghan, who played paralegal Rachel Zane in the series, emerged a day after the screening of her final scene in the show in which she walks down the aisle with Adams (above)

The wedding scene was aired just three weeks before her own fairytale wedding to Prince Harry, with thousands expected to travel to Windsor while millions more watch on television

The wedding scene was aired just three weeks before her own fairytale wedding to Prince Harry, with thousands expected to travel to Windsor while millions more watch on television

 The pictures of Meghan, who played paralegal Rachel Zane in the series, emerged a day after the screening of her final scene in the show in which she walks down the aisle with Adams.

The final episode was aired just three weeks before her own fairytale wedding to Prince Harry, with thousands expected to travel to Windsor while millions more watch on television. 

The remarkable photographs were posted on Adams’s Instagram page in 2012, during the first season of Suits, before Meghan, 36, began dating Prince Harry.

Describing himself as ‘halfadams’, the 36-year-old, who has 1.9 million followers, has shared 3,146 posts since his Suits debut, including nearly 70 candid shots of his co-star.

The son of a journalist, he has been interested photography since he was a child and was keen to document his time on Suits taking a camera to the pilot episode.

The remarkable photographs - which include Meghan photobombing her co-star - were posted on Adams’s Instagram page in 2012, during the first season of Suits, before Meghan, 36, began dating Prince Harry

The remarkable photographs – which include Meghan photobombing her co-star – were posted on Adams’s Instagram page in 2012, during the first season of Suits, before Meghan, 36, began dating Prince Harry

Describing himself as ‘halfadams’, the 36-year-old, who has 1.9 million followers, has shared 3,146 posts since his Suits debut, including nearly 70 candid shots of his co-star

Describing himself as ‘halfadams’, the 36-year-old, who has 1.9 million followers, has shared 3,146 posts since his Suits debut, including nearly 70 candid shots of his co-star

The son of a journalist, he has been interested photography since he was a child and was keen to document his time on Suits taking a camera to the pilot episode 

The son of a journalist, he has been interested photography since he was a child and was keen to document his time on Suits taking a camera to the pilot episode 

In one sweet picture, Meghan is snapped walking in the rain beneath a transparent umbrella, proving that – like The Queen - she was already aware of the importance of showing her face to her fans

In one sweet picture, Meghan is snapped walking in the rain beneath a transparent umbrella, proving that – like The Queen – she was already aware of the importance of showing her face to her fans

The pictures are a far cry from Meghan's polished appearances with Prince Harry, such as the Anzac Day Service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey

The pictures are a far cry from Meghan’s polished appearances with Prince Harry, such as the Anzac Day Service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey

‘I’ve been shooting photos pretty much for as long as I can remember,’ said Adams, who is expected to be a guest at the Royal wedding, ‘but never really with the impulse to share them.

‘I guess in the last few years, with Instagram becoming more popular, I’ve started sharing more of my stuff.’

Many of the photographs show Meghan backstage, having her hair or make-up done – the one of her in curlers is captioned ‘pre-game’. 

One shows her hugging ‘wizard’ hair stylist Stephanie, another shows her with make-up artist Lydia Sellers, who said recently: ‘Every time I’d do her makeup, she’d say: ‘Can we just make sure my freckles are peeking through? I don’t want a ton of foundation’.’

Meghan and Adams, who played lawyer Mike Ross in the show, have become close friends since they landed their roles in Suits, socialising together after work and taking a break from filming at Georgian Bay, Ontario.

They are captured on a speedboat with Meghan’s then husband, TV producer Trevor Engelson, whom she divorced in 2013, and Adam’s actress wife Troian Bellisario, whom he married in 2016.

Describing his pictures, Adams - who is expected to be a guest at the Royal wedding- said:  ‘I've been shooting photos pretty much for as long as I can remember'

Describing his pictures, Adams – who is expected to be a guest at the Royal wedding- said:  ‘I’ve been shooting photos pretty much for as long as I can remember’

Meghan and Adams, who played lawyer Mike Ross in the show, have become close friends since they landed their roles in Suits, socialising together after work and taking a break from filming at Georgian Bay, Ontario

Meghan and Adams, who played lawyer Mike Ross in the show, have become close friends since they landed their roles in Suits, socialising together after work and taking a break from filming at Georgian Bay, Ontario

They are captured on a speedboat with Meghan’s then husband, TV producer Trevor Engelson (above) , whom she divorced in 2013, and Adam’s actress wife Troian Bellisario, whom he married in 2016

They are captured on a speedboat with Meghan’s then husband, TV producer Trevor Engelson (above) , whom she divorced in 2013, and Adam’s actress wife Troian Bellisario, whom he married in 2016

Meghan pictured outside her 'Rachel Zane' trailer on set

Meghan pictured outside her ‘Rachel Zane’ trailer on set

Last August, on Meghan’s birthday, Adams posted a photograph of himself and Markle in a clinch with the capture ‘Rachel and Ross’ but it caused such a furore that he removed it.

Afterwards he told Esquire magazine: ‘I had this onslaught of people retweeting the thing, people thinking it was a recent picture, and I just thought: ‘What the hell is going on?’

‘It was such an innocent moment of sentimentality that was twisted into something totally different.

‘It made me feel like: ‘Why put myself through this?’ We’re like brother and sister, it’s not like it was lurid or anything, but it just became a story that people wanted to talk about.’

Then, in November, after wrapping up filming for the final time, Meghan announced her engagement to Prince Harry and Adams quipped: ‘She said she was just going out to get some milk …’

Afterwards he paid tribute to her saying: ‘Playing Meghan’s television partner for the better part of a decade uniquely qualifies me to say this: ‘Your Royal Highness, you are a lucky man and I know your long life together will be joyful, productive and hilarious. Meghan, so happy for you, friend.’

Reflecting on Suits, Adams said: 'In some ways, Meghan and I were the closest because we were the youngest people in the cast and both came in with the least experience. We grew up together over the course of the show'

Reflecting on Suits, Adams said: ‘In some ways, Meghan and I were the closest because we were the youngest people in the cast and both came in with the least experience. We grew up together over the course of the show’

In November, after wrapping up filming for the final time, (above) Meghan announced her engagement to Prince Harry and both she and Adams announced they would be leaving the show

In November, after wrapping up filming for the final time, (above) Meghan announced her engagement to Prince Harry and both she and Adams announced they would be leaving the show

Paying tribute to his co-star of seven years, Adams said Prince Harry was a lucky man and wished the couple all the best

Paying tribute to his co-star of seven years, Adams said Prince Harry was a lucky man and wished the couple all the best

Adams made a quip online when her engagement to Prince Harry was announced

Adams made a quip online when her engagement to Prince Harry was announced

Then, this week, their final scenes were aired. ‘With Meghan, a lot went unsaid,’ Adams said. ‘Meghan has this whole crazy part of her life that’s just beginning now.

‘In some ways, Meghan and I were the closest because we were the youngest people in the cast and both came in with the least experience. We grew up together over the course of the show.

‘There was this natural sense that we both knew that the time had come for both of us. 

‘It went unspoken and we just enjoyed the hell out of the last few episodes that we got to shoot. 

‘We both knew that we wouldn’t be coming back. It made every one of our scenes that much more special.

‘We had a great time. We could laugh through it. 

‘Even the things that might have frustrated us about the show, they became things that we could have a good laugh about and compare notes on just how crazy this thing had become.’

Adams said he would look back on the show with great fondness: 'We had a great time. Even the things that might have frustrated us about the show, they became things that we could have a good laugh about and compare notes on just how crazy this thing had become’

Adams said he would look back on the show with great fondness: ‘We had a great time. Even the things that might have frustrated us about the show, they became things that we could have a good laugh about and compare notes on just how crazy this thing had become’

One image shows Meghan with make-up artist Lydia Sellers, who said recently: ‘Every time I'd do her makeup, she'd say: ‘Can we just make sure my freckles are peeking through? I don't want a ton of foundation’'

One image shows Meghan with make-up artist Lydia Sellers, who said recently: ‘Every time I’d do her makeup, she’d say: ‘Can we just make sure my freckles are peeking through? I don’t want a ton of foundation’’

Other members of the Suits cast and key executives are expected to be on the guest list: Meghan was particularly close friends with Sarah Rafferty, who plays Donna in the show, and Abigail Spencer, who plays Scottie. 

The candid pictures emerged  two days after Meghan greeted Prince William with a kiss at the annual Anzac Day service at Westminster Abbey. 

She is now expected to maintain a low-profile with no public engagements in the run-up to her wedding.

 

 



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