Meghan Markle Returns to Acting in New Video

The missed fist bump is classic.

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In a lighthearted new Instagram post from California-based coffee company Clevr Blends, Meghan Markle is returning to her acting roots as she appears in multiple roles "working" for the company. While company CEO and co-founder Hannah Mendoza narrates a tour through the busy offices, Markle appears as a fulfillment team member packing boxes, an "only slightly computer nerd" on the digital team and as an ops team participant that hilariously misses a fist bump with another worker. Additionally, Markle is seen handing Mendoza a coffee drink as the duchess is deeply investigating the contents of the office fridge. (Relatable alert: Who took that snack I left in here, right?)

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Instagram comments range from the snarky ("From the palace to this") to the approving ("Always willing roll up her sleeves and do the work. We love a hardworking duchess."). The PureWow Royally Obsessed podcast hosts, longtime Markle watchers, weighed in on the fast-paced clip.

"I think it’s just nice to see Meghan get back to her acting roots, I got such heavy Rachel Zane in Suits vibes from her sitting at the desk and pretending to work!" said podcast co-host Roberta Fiorito. "It feels like a high school project, which I loved!!"

Co-host Rachel Bowie concurs. "I always love seeing Meghan's goofier side," Bowie said. "This video felt like she was being herself and having so much fun with a brand she has been supporting for quite some time."

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The brand Markle is promoting is Clevr Blends, a coastal California-based company that sells plant-based powdered drinks called superlattes that come in matcha, chai, mocha and other flavors. Markle has been an investor in the company since 2020; the duchess once gifted Oprah Winfrey a box of the lattes. Winfrey put the turmeric-laced Golden Superlatte on her "Oprah's Favorite Things" list and the product sold out for months.

All in all, we're thinking this brief year-end appearance from Markle, along with her Christmas card with Harry, is one of our favorite things.

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