Meghan Markle Returned to Her Roots and Gave Advice to Budding Actors at the National Theatre Today

Today, Meghan Markle stepped out to visit one of her new royal patronages, the National Theatre (her first of three royal engagements this week), and got a quick glimpse into her future as a mom.

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The Duchess of Sussex chatted with young actors at the theater who are putting on a play inspired by War Horse, and the elementary school kids looked excited to be in the presence of Suits star Rachel Zane, not to mention a royal family member. 

She also got to watch a performance of the children's play, and from the sounds of it, the kids really took these roles to heart. (When do these tickets go on sale? Asking for a friend.)

The expecting duchess asked the kids if they had a hard time learning their lines and clutched her six-months'-pregnant baby bump as she listened to them talk about their experience of learning to act.

Is this a foreshadowing of baby Sussex's future as a budding thespian? (Hey, a girl can dream.)


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