Early Rare Photos Of Meghan Markle, Now The Duchess Of Sussex

She Was On TV Fighting For Her Beliefs At A Young Age

This photo is a screenshot from when tiny Meghan made one of her earliest TV appearances, fighting for social justice. As an 11-year-old, she heard an Ivory dishwashing soap commercial claim that “women all over America are fighting greasy pots and pans” with their product, and knew she had to speak out against the sexist message.

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So that’s how Meghan ended up on Nick News with Linda Ellerbee — after her letter-writing campaign led to Ivory changing the phrasing of their commercial. Even as a kid, Meghan was already changing the world. Not that we didn’t see it coming, of course. She’s always been this cool.