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“My Former First Lady And Now My Friend”: Meghan Markle Praises Her Warm Friendship With Role Model Michelle Obama

Date August 1, 2019 16:22

Meghan Markle is a role model to follow for millions of women worldwide. But who is her inspiration icon? Maybe, it’s the former First Lady Michelle Obama as the Duchess has only the warmest words to say about her good friend Michelle.

“My Former First Lady And Now My Friend”: Meghan Markle Praises Her Warm Friendship With Role Model Michelle ObamaGetty Images / Ideal Image

Special bond

The Obama family is known to be on good terms with the British royals, in particular, with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Barack and Michelle were among the first ones to congratulate Harry and Meghan on the baby birth.

“My Former First Lady And Now My Friend”: Meghan Markle Praises Her Warm Friendship With Role Model Michelle ObamaGetty Images / Ideal Image

It appears that Meghan and Michelle share a very special bond too. The Duchess has never talked about her true feelings to Ms. Obama until they cooperated for a special issue of British Vogue which was guest-edited by Meghan.

The gorgeous pair joined their forces while working on the September 2019 issue of the popular magazine. Meghan interviewed Michelle for a traditional Q&A column, which features on the last page of the magazine.

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Inspired by Michelle

According to reports, when Meghan was thinking about a person to close the September issue, she wanted to find someone “inspirational and motivating.”

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The Duchess wrote:

My first thought was that it needed to be someone kind, inspirational, motivating, funny, with gravitas and as much depth as levity. My second thought: it needed to be Michelle Obama.

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Meghan was thrilled when Michelle agreed to cooperate. While working together on the magazine special edition, the Duchess said she learned a lot from the former First Lady. They bonded over motherhood and Michelle even gave the new mom Meghan a piece of advice.

Michelle told:

There is something so magical about having a baby in the house. Savour it all!

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As for Meghan, she warmly called Ms. Obama “my former first lady and now my friend”.

It’s good to know that Meghan Markle finds inspiration in such a smart, intelligent, and graceful woman as Michelle Obama. Actually, they both deserve the highest admiration. Do you agree?