But since announcing her engagement to the British royal past year and their wedding in May, she has moved full-time to the United Kingdom where she is trying to forge genuine connections of her own.
Being guarded is hardly new for members of the royal family.
Indeed, her 74-year-old dad, Thomas Markle, has spoken out against his daughter and her husband, telling Good Morning Britain he fears he's being "frozen out" by the couple.
Florence isn’t alone. More tropical storms are brewing
Forecasters said Isaac will bring several inches of rain to some locations and possibly life-threatening surf conditions. At 5 a.m., the storm was centered 575 miles (925 km) southeast of Cape Fear, North Carolina, moving at 17 mph (28 kph).
Everything from her wardrobe, to her relationship with her family and friends has changed.
Just months after her May wedding, another milestone was that of celebrating her birthday as a royal last August. "If anything, she's going to experiment with different tones, and now that she's more tan she'll use warmer colours".
Because of that, Meghan's feelings are totally justified. "I am not surprised Trump said he could shoot someone and still get votes".
But apparently, Meghan is setting her own style rules. Priddy has also been more than happy to speak to the media about the Duchess.
Hurricane Florence strengthens to a Category 3 storm
ET advisory that Florence was about 625 miles (1,005 kilometers) southeast of Bermuda, moving west northwest at 9 mph (15 kmh). Still said it been "quite some time" since a storm of Florence's magnitude had approached Southeastern North Carolina.
Meghan's childhood friend, Ninaki Priddy has also spoken out about how she lost contact with the former Suits actress, claiming it was after she moved to Canada and made a decision to divorce her first husband, Trevor Engelson, which Ninaki didn't agree with.
"I think on her wedding day she just wanted to be herself". What came to light after Trevor and I spoke ended my friendship with Meghan.
Prince Charles is said to call Meghan Markle "Tungsten" after the metal, because of her "tough and unbending" nature. Once she decides you're not part of her life, she can be very cold. "She's made her decision and that's it", she said.
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But what really seemed to help sales are the early leaks from the book and the resulting condemnations from President Trump . The book reached stores on Tuesday and has been No. 1 on Amazon since details first began emerging a week ago.