Miley Cyrus Is the Cutest Princess in This Throwback Halloween Photo

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Billy Ray Cyrus celebrated National Pumpkin Day on Saturday with a throwback photo of Miley Cyrus and her younger brother, Braison, in their Halloween costumes. In the photo, Miley, dressed up as the cutest princess (tiara included), rests her head on her father’s, and it’s too adorable. The «Younger Now» singer has remained a big fan of the spooky holiday with all of her epic Halloween costumes over the years. We can’t wait to see what she decides to be this year!

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Cary Elwes’s Princess Bride Story Will Forever Change the Way You See This 1 Scene

Although it might be hard to believe now, when The Princess Bride first hit theaters 30 years ago, audiences just didn’t respond. Rob Reiner’s 1987 movie adaptation of William Goldman’s beloved novel had everything: fantasy, adventure, a gorgeous love story, pirates, princesses, and one of the most quotable vendettas of all time. And still, it just didn’t click.

«I think we were all disappointed that it didn’t quite get the traction we wanted, since we put a lot of hard work into it and thought it was a lovely movie,» Cary Elwes, who starred as the dreamy Westley, revealed on a recent phone call with me in light of the film’s anniversary this year. «Luckily for us, the invention of the VCR breathed new life into our movie. The Princess Bride had been dead for 10 years, so we were so grateful for that invention, because that’s when the movie found its audience. Kind of like when Wizard of Oz found its audience on TV.»

Once the film finally got its legs, new fans found themselves caught up in the sweeping romance between Westley and Princess Buttercup (Robin Wright), who find their way back to each other over countless obstacles and with the help of an eclectic cast of characters. Of all the movie’s fans — of which there are many, of all ages, from all over the world — few are as passionate as Elwes himself.

In the years after The Princess Bride‘s success, the English actor has eagerly embraced the love people have for Westley and the movie in general, no matter how many times he’s greeted by strangers with «as you wish» (which is often, as you might expect). He even went on to write a book about his experience on the film, which ended up being not merely another acting job but a deeply personal homage to his childhood.

«I was shooting a film in Berlin at the time that Rob was starting to put the production together,» Elwes explained to me. «He flew out to Berlin to meet me, so I read for him, and I told him in the room that I’d read the book. William Goldman loomed very large in my home. Both my father and my stepfather were big fans of his, so he was quite the household name. It made me that much more excited to get the role.»

«It’s a film that has both a love for fairy tales and pokes fun at them at the same time.»

So, what is The Princess Bride‘s secret to staying in the pop culture conversation three decades after its release? What is it about the tale that resonates across generations? Elwes attributes the movie’s lasting appeal to the fact that it’s impossible to «be pigeonholed, since it’s a film that has both a love for fairy tales and pokes fun at them at the same time. That was what made it so unique.»

Despite the film’s age and the lack of high-tech CGI effects employed in some of the more fantastical scenes, it’s somehow remained timeless. The themes of love and friendship remain rock solid even when the R.O.U.S. (or Rodents of Unusual Size, to the uninitiated) become more than a little dated. When I asked Elwes about that scene in the Fire Swamp in particular, noting how it simultaneously thrilled and terrified me as a kid, he chuckled and revealed a fun fact about how those furry monsters came to be.

«There were actually people inside of those suits, and they were terrific,» he said. «Essentially, they had to be sewn into the suits, which were made of a thick layer of foam and rubber under this fake rat hair. It was boiling inside! So I made sure, in between takes, that they were unsewn, and could get out and get fluids. It was incredibly hot on set with all the lights and the fire.»

While Elwes’s days fighting off XXL rats are behind him (hopefully), it’s obvious that there’s no one more capable of helping preserve the enduring legacy of The Princess Bride. Something tells me that Westley, who’s somewhere out there keeping alive the legend of the Dread Pirate Roberts, would have to agree.

The Princess Bride is back in theaters on Oct. 15 and 18.

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Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia Share First Official Photos of Their Son, Prince Gabriel

Princess Sofia and Prince Carl Philip of Sweden welcomed their second child, Prince Gabriel, back in August, and now the world is finally getting a first look at their little bundle of joy. On Monday, the Swedish royal couple released the first family portraits featuring their two sons, Gabriel and 1-year-old Prince Alexander, and they are precious. The photos, which were taken earlier this month at the East Gate of the Royal Palace by photographer Erika Gerdemark, include a snap of Sofia cradling baby Gabriel as he adorably looks up at her and another of Carl holding Gabriel while Sofia carries Alexander.

Along with the shots, Carl and Sofia also included a sweet statement that reads, «A big and warm thanks for all the kind congratulations that have been received in connection with the birth of our son, Prince Gabriel. We appreciate your caring a lot.» According to a palace spokesman, Gabriel is set to be christened at Drottningholm Palace Church on Dec. 1, which means we’ll hopefully be treated to even more sweet family moments.

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Jessica Chastain Stars as Hollywood’s Infamous «Poker Princess» in Molly’s Game

Even when Jessica Chastain is playing a woman indicted for «running the world’s most exclusive and decadent man cave,» it’s impossible not to root for her. Chastain stars in screenwriter Aaron Sorkin’s directorial debut, Molly’s Game, which is the true story of Molly Bloom. The Olympic-class skier and «Poker Princess» ran high-stakes poker games for high-profile movie stars, athletes, and businessmen (and accidentally the Russian mob, oops) for a decade before she was arrested by the FBI. With the help of criminal defense lawyer Charlie Jaffey (Idris Elba), Molly fights to clear her name without ruining the lives of everyone who ever sat down at her poker tables.

The drama, which is looking like major Oscar bait and already earning rave reviews, also stars Kevin Costner and Michael Cera. Check out the latest trailer above before it hits theaters on Nov. 22.


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This Royal Rule Will Secure Princess Charlotte’s Place in Line For the Throne After Baby No. 3

The arrival of Prince William and Kate Middleton’s third child next Spring will not only make 2-year-old Princess Charlotte a big sister, but perhaps the world’s most famous middle child as well. Even though she may have to fight for a little more of her parents’ attention once her sibling arrives, Charlotte will probably be pleased to know that thanks to a change in a centuries-old royal rule, the one thing the new baby can’t take from her is her place in line for the British throne.

Under the Act of Settlement of 1701, all brothers would be allowed to jump ahead of their sisters in the line of succession, meaning that even if a girl was born first, the arrival of her younger brother would immediately move her down the list. Modern examples of the system of male primogeniture include Princess Anne, who is the second-born and only daughter of Queen Elizabeth II; at the time of her birth, Anne was third in line for the throne after her mother, then-Princess Elizabeth, and her older brother Prince Charles — but with the births of Princes Andrew and Edward after her, Anne slipped down to fifth.

In April 2013, the Succession to the Crown Act was assented, and was officially put into place in March 2015 — just two months before Charlotte was born. The update ended male primogeniture, making it possible for all royal baby girls to uphold their position in the succession line, regardless of any brothers born after them. The rule applies to all royals born after Oct. 28, 2011, and means that Charlotte’s place as fourth in line (after her grandfather, father, and big brother Prince George) is secured, even if her younger sibling is a boy. The new baby Cambridge will be fifth in line, and Prince Harry will be sixth.

The update ended male primogeniture, making it possible for all royal baby girls to uphold their position in the succession line, regardless of any brothers born after them.

There are other major changes that came with the Succession to the Crown Act: in addition to protecting the succession status of royal girls, amendments were made that now allow royal family members to marry a Roman Catholic and still become king or queen — previously, no one in the direct line of succession could marry a Catholic and keep their right to the throne. This is because the monarch also serves as Head of the Protestant Anglican Church of England, which was established back in the 16th century by Henry VIII. It also got rid of a rule that required those outside the first six people in line for the throne to seek approval to marry from the current monarch. This is good news for Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, who, with his upcoming status as seventh in line will officially be able to marry whoever he wants without having to get permission from his mom first.

Princess Charlotte will remain fourth in line to the British throne no matter how many more children Will and Kate have in the future. The only people who are guaranteed to stand in her way are her brother George’s future children, who, despite their sex, will take their places ahead of her.

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Prince Hot Ginge and Future Princess Meghan Make It Official With A Hand-Hold 

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And I’ve made my official place on a suicide watch list somewhere.

Even though Prince Hot Ginge publicly defended his girlfriend Meghan Markle against racist gross shit, and she was on a 100% Kensington Palace-approved cover of Vanity Fair, and they’ve been photographed everywhere together, some crazy bitches in denial (Why is everyone looking at me?) thought that maybe just maybe, they wouldn’t get engaged and he’d realize that he has a duty to the people. He has a duty to remain single so that the delusional, hard-up whores out there (You’re doing it again, you’re looking at me) think that they have an actual chance with a straight British prince who doesn’t even know or care that they’ve alive. But it looks like the engagement ring necklace (aka a copper-colored cock ring I wear around my neck) that Prince Hot Ginge (aka a PHG cuddle pillow) gave me will soon mean nothing, because these two are totally getting engaged now that they’ve made their official hand-holding official debut at an official event! Let me say official just one more time…

During the opening ceremony of the Invictus Games in Toronto on Saturday, PHG and Meghan didn’t sit together. That was a little tease of what happened today. At the Invictus Games today, PHG and Meghan walked hand-in-hand into a wheelchair tennis match and pretty much let everyone know that they’re all-the-way in love, and when they’re not walking hand-in-hand into wheelchair tennis matches, they’re fucking each other’s hair off (or judging by the current state of PHG’s still hot bald spot, she’s fucking the hair off of him).

PHG and Meghan talked to some of the relatives of the athletes while in the audience, and one tells People that they talked mostly about the match and not about what people REALLY REALLY care about:

“[There] was no wedding talk at all. They seemed lovely. They were having a lovely time.”

One reader dropped this hand-holding pic into my inbox and asked if my down-and-out retina busted off of my eyeball after seeing it. But actually, the opposite happened. My retinas clung to my eyeballs tighter than Duchess Kate clung to Prince William before he finally proposed. Because now that PHG and Meghan held hands in front of photographers at an official event, it’s only a matter of time before they kiss in front of photographers at an official event. And when they kiss, there’s a chance that PHG may get a real boner in his khakis. My eyeballs need to be in full working order when that happens.

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The 1 Major Way Meghan Markle’s Life Will Change If She Becomes a Princess

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In Meghan Markle’s recent Vanity Fair interview, she confirmed what we already knew about her and Prince Harry: «We’re a couple, we’re in love.» While it was only a small insight into their romance, we should probably enjoy that interview now, because it seems increasingly likely that it will be among the last she gives as an actress.

Meghan and Prince Harry have quickly become inseparable, spending every spare moment with each other — and in a sign their relationship has a future, she has been Spring-cleaning her public image to be more princess-worthy by wrapping up her Instagram account and lifestyle blog The Tig, as well as finishing up her contract with Canadian clothing retailer Reitmans. She is mixing with Harry’s family and friends, and there are rumors swirling that the pair will attend the forthcoming Invictus Games in their first official appearance as a couple. It looks like an engagement announcement could happen sooner rather than later, but what would that mean for her acting career and the life that she leads right now?

One thing is for sure: Meghan would not be able to continue her acting career if she became a member of the royal family. Being a senior family member is a full-time job — admittedly one with great perks, but a job nonetheless. Her role of princess would be broken down into four key areas: charity patronages, representing the UK overseas, caring for society, and maintaining the traditions of the royal family. To maintain this workload, there would be daily meetings, briefings, visits, correspondence, royal calendar obligations, planning, and prep. To juggle this with the demands of a filming schedule would be impossible. There would also be a conflict of interests, as the royal family cannot promote commercial endeavors, so Meghan wouldn’t be allowed to publicize any acting projects. Additionally, the ambassadorial nature of her role would require a degree of propriety, and so any juicy or controversial onscreen storylines would be out of the question.

It seems that Meghan and Harry have gotten pretty serious, pretty fast, so Meghan would have known all this from an early stage and it would have been factored into her personal decision-making about the development of the relationship. She will already appreciate that the role of a princess comes with lots of benefits, but that there are plenty of downsides too. William and Harry have both spoken in the past about the difficulties that come with marrying into the royal family. In his engagement interview, William said the reason he and Kate took so long to get engaged was because he «wanted to give her a chance to see in and to back out if she needed to before it all got too much.»

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Harry said in an interview just before he met Meghan, «If or when I do find a girlfriend, I will do my utmost to ensure that me and her can get to the point where we’re actually comfortable with each other before the massive invasion that is inevitably going to happen into her privacy.» For those «marrying in,» as well as relinquishing their role of private citizen, there are all sorts of other sacrifices to be made as well — and giving up a career is top of the list. Sophie, Countess of Wessex, gave up her job when she married Prince Edward, and before that Prince Philip gave up a promising military career when he married the queen.

Interest in Meghan would go through the roof if she and Harry were to get engaged, but it’s hard to tell yet whether she would inspire the same kind of mania that surrounded Harry’s mother, Princess Diana. Harry has already fired off a warning shot with the statement he released shortly after the news of their relationship became public, and the family will not hesitate to step up again if they feel a line has been crossed. It’s difficult to imagine anything ever getting as bad as the Diana years again.

For those «marrying in,» as well as relinquishing their role of private citizen, there are all sorts of other sacrifices to be made as well — and giving up a career is top of the list.

In the recent documentary Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy, William said, «I don’t believe that being chased by 30 guys on motorbikes, who block your path, who spit at you, who shout at you and who react really badly to get a reaction from you and make a woman cry in public to get the photographs — I don’t believe that is appropriate. I certainly remember most of the time she ever cried was to do with press intrusion.» There are now agreements in place from many key publications that they will not use paparazzi pictures that have clearly been obtained in questionable circumstances. In exchange they are provided with regular photographic access or released pictures to mark occasions such as birthdays and first days of school or nursery.

The Vanity Fair interview won’t be the last time we see Meghan on the cover of a glossy magazine, but there would likely be some differences if she and Harry do marry. Members of the royal family have appeared in assorted titles over recent years — the queen in Vanity Fair, Kate in Vogue, and William in GQ — but they either give no interview and only picture access, or an interview about a topic close to their hearts that they want to cast a light on. William’s GQ interview focused on mental health, and his interview with Attitude last year was about LGBTQ+ issues. It’s likely Meghan won’t be as candid in the future; things will be kept on topic.

It is entirely likely that Meghan is currently tying up loose ends and honoring existing commitments before any big announcement is made. She is currently shooting season seven of Suits until the middle of November, and after that we could well get the announcement that many have been waiting to hear.

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Open Post: Hosted By This Princess Diana Floral Tribute

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As we know, art is subjective and one man’s masterpiece is another man’s toilet bowl that needs scrubbing. They may be the same man but that man’s perspective is key to making a meaningful commentary on creation, representation and aesthetics. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and The Eye of The Beholder should be the title of a Lifetime movie based on controversial “well dressing” done in the likeness of Princess Diana in the quiet British town of Chesterfield.

According to The Guardian:

A floral tribute to Diana, Princess of Wales produced as part of a traditional festival for dressing wells in Chesterfield has been described as “horrendous” and “an insult” to the late royal.

The flower arrangement, decorating a well in Chesterfield’s market place to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Diana’s death, was mocked online after the Derbyshire town’s council published pictures on Facebook.

Let’s see… as I hold my thumb up to gauge how well the artist or artists handled visual perspective in this piece, I am first struck by the rather big dick that centers the face. Now it could be that the artist or artists intended this, um, structure, to represent the nose one would normally expect to see at the center of a portrait. It is a bold choice indeed. As I move my gaze downward I can see the artist or artists have made an attempt at a mouth-like structure. The materials choice (egg shells, sunflower seeds, maggots?!?, actual human teeth removed from a corpse?) is bold and the effect is quite striking. But to my mind, the heart and soul of this piece are the emotive eyes which scream out to the viewer, “WHYYYYYY?”. But again, this is only my opinion and while I can’t claim any fancy art history degrees or other such bona fides I can confidentially say, what the actual fuck.

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Let’s Be Honest: Being a Princess Sucks

This week, around the same time that news broke of the third pregnancy of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (or Kate Middleton, as Brits prefer), the Guardian posted a story of the upcoming marriage of the Japanese Princess Mako to a commoner. The story, with the title ‘No fairytale ending‘, was a light-hearted look at the archaic reality of the Japanese Imperial Family, which forces its princesses by law to give up their title if upon marriage. A lot of the news coverage of this seemed almost disappointed by this law, not because of any gender double standards it reinforces, nor due to the way it has forced the royal family’s numbers to seriously dwindle over the years. The narrative seemed to go against every Cinderella story the media still clings to as the ultimate dream come true. You’re supposed to marry up, not down. You’re meant to become a princess upon your wedding day, not give it up for the life of a normal guy. Electing to quit the coveted life of countless bedtime stories feels like a betrayal to some, but it merely highlights a cold, hard truth — being a princess is fucking awful.

Fortunately for Vanity Fair, they landed the ultimate cover story this month to extend that dream. Meghan Markle, Suits actress, humanitarian and girlfriend of Prince Harry, gave an exclusive interview where she directly discussed her relationship with Britain’s spare heir. I’ve written before about how interesting Markle is beyond the confines of royal girlfriend, and you can see the Vanity Fait piece stretch to accommodate details on her ambitions, upbringing, job and charity efforts. It’s just depressingly clear that they don’t especially care for those parts of her life. The cover, where she looks very beautiful, doesn’t even seem that fussed about her name. The headline is ‘She’s Just Wild About Harry!’

Of course, nothing gets the press raving like a royal pregnancy, and Kate Middleton is now onto her third. Another case of hyperemesis gravidarum — also known as acute morning sickness — led the Cambridges to announce the news early, but the headlines were still giddy with anticipation. Bump watch has begun, and no doubt it will be just as feverish in its intensity as it was for her first two pregnancies. The clothes will be dissected — always compared to Diana — the sex of the baby bet on, and we’ll all end up knowing far more about a woman’s gynaecologist than we’ve ever cared to ask about. They’ll say she’s glowing, she’s sublime, she’s born to be a mother. We’ll all quietly omit that, by merit of her position, this is all she’s ever required to do. Smile, look pretty, make babies, try not to get caught in a toe sucking scandal.

The princess fantasy is one that has always perplexed me, even though I understand its inherent appeal. On the surface level, who wouldn’t like to be swept off their feet by a handsome guy with unlimited funds, prime real estate and easy access to a tiara collection? The excitement of that lifestyle comes with the alluring combination of soft power, public adoration and few tangible responsibilities. What does Kate Middleton do beyond some charity work and gala attendances?

It would be nice to have a life utterly unconcerned with bills, debts or purpose. There’s a neatness to having your future laid out before you and decided without your input. There are days when the pressure gets too much where such a system would be a life-saver. The true cost of that deal is far more insidious.

This year is the 20th anniversary since the death of Princess Diana. It’s the benchmark for a generation who saw the fairy-tale, loved and lost it, then watched the rot underneath seep to the surface. A 19 year old lady with little formal education became the icon of her time, drowning in a mass of a wedding dress while the world watched. The divorce let her be a person, but it wasn’t until her death that the British press felt ready to forgive. She never got peace in life and in death she is the impossible measuring stick for the women who follow in her footsteps. The Daily Beast were excited to proclaim Middleton’s pregnancy as the PR coup the Palace needed to distract from anniversary musings of Diana’s life and all the anti-royal sentiment it could create. Smile, wave, procreate, and if you can distract the world a little from remembering how horridly treated your late mother-in-law was by the same institution you find yourself trapped in, then all the better.

Princess life is undoubtedly a trap. Imagine giving up everything that defines you — your job, your hobbies, possibly your faith, your right to opinions, your political leanings, your desire to wander free — to be public property, paid for by their taxes, a fact you’ll be reminded of constantly. You’re tasked with achieving the bare minimum of duties but doing so will still never be good enough. The vaguest of interactions with other royal women will be spun as a catfight in the making. No midriff on the planet will be as watched as yours (except for possibly Beyoncé). At some point, you’ll be forced to stand next to Donald Trump and smile as if you’re not screaming inside. You may even crack under all that pressure, but don’t expect sympathy.

The future empress of Japan, Crown Princess Masako, may have the most tragic of all the modern fairy-tale royal romances. A Harvard and Oxford educated diplomat who studied law and passed the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs’s entrance examination, Masako originally turned down the marriage proposals of Naruhito, Crown Prince of Japan, twice for fear that a royal life would restrict her freedom and desire to become a diplomat. Eventually, she accepted and married in 1993, but faced over two decades of scrutiny, criticism and a severely difficult life. She’s been plagued by stress and emotional disorders, allegedly from the palace pressure to produce a male heir, and stayed out of the limelight for many years. Her illness was ridiculed, her actions controlled, and it’s been said she never truly came to terms with what a royal life required of her. Journalist Ben Hills, who wrote a biography of Masako, has said she is banned from leaving the palace without approval, has no phone access, is not allowed a passport or credit card, and has basically no say in how her duties are conducted. But hey, she gets to wear a tiara now and then.

Other princesses may have an easier time, with their respective palaces more relaxed in their approach than that of the Japanese Imperial Family, but they also perpetuate their own lie around their supposed modernity. The favourite fallacy of the Cambridges is one of their very modern lives. Look, they’re breaking royal tradition, they’re wearing outfits more than once, they do their own shopping now and then. Altogether now — they’re just like us. Of course, they’re not just like us. I can’t believe I even needed to type that, but I keep seeing that nonsense repeated as if it evens the playing field of our classist society and makes the women stuck in it just one of the girls. The chances are that someone like Kate Middleton probably craves a degree of normalcy in her life on some level, but that time has come and gone. She was never truly typical anyway — privately education, millionaire parents, rent-free London loving, never employed full-time — but when you hunger for the fairy story, you take what you can get.

The craving for normalcy in the princess narrative also goes against a clear truth — people don’t want normal princesses. They’ll never really be like everyone else so why bother? Then again, the moment the expensive shoes come out or the holiday to Mustique is taken, questions are raised over how it’s all paid for and oh no, isn’t she getting too big for her boots now? How will the British public get their money’s worth with these princesses if they keep trying to act like the rest of us?

Ultimately, the life of a princess is one forever defined by a refusal to change. We’re beyond the need for this anti-democratic practice but we coddle ourselves with lies over the benefits from tourism or the supposed stability they provide. Taxpayers don’t shell out much on average to keep the Royals going but the optics of another palace renovation happening while affordable housing crumbles and food bank use increases is a tough one to justify. The role of a princess in all of this is an impossible balance between window dressing and incubator. Becoming a princess is defined by the decision to become a fundamentally less interesting person, something patriarchy thrives on. Why be nasty or shrill or persist in your opinions when you can be quiet and pretty?

After all, the fairy-tales are usually written by men for a reason.

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Possible Future Princess Meghan Markle Talks About Prince Harry To Vanity Fair

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Sorry, Duchess Kate, but you’re not the only Royal-by-relationship that has BIG HUGE NEWS this week. You got a considerable amount of attention with your third pregnancy announcement, but you’ll have to collect your things and vacate the spotlight. Royal girlfriend-turned-possible finacée Meghan Markle has a magazine cover! And not just any magazine, oh no. She’s not flashing her TV star smile on the front page of Aspiring Princess weekly. Nope, she’s the star of the October issue of Vanity Fair. Congratulations, Meghan!

Obviously Meghan doesn’t just serve up down-to-earth realness on the cover. She also says things inside the issue as well. Can you guess what she talks about? Hmmmm…if only there was a giant clue on the cover. Who is this Harry she’s apparently mad about? No clue, I tell you.

Not only does she talk about her relationship with Prince Harry, she also gets into the ways her life has changed since getting with Prince William’s hot younger brother. She also plays a little coy about whether or not she’s got a ring on that finger now.

On going from Reitmans commercial famous to famous-famous: “It has its challenges, and it comes in waves—some days it can feel more challenging than others. And right out of the gate it was surprising the way things changed. But I still have this support system all around me, and, of course, my boyfriend’s support.”

On how she deals with the (sometimes-gross) tabloid talk that has been said about her and Harry: “I can tell you that at the end of the day I think it’s really simple. We’re two people who are really happy and in love. We were very quietly dating for about six months before it became news, and I was working during that whole time, and the only thing that changed was people’s perception. Nothing about me changed. I’m still the same person that I am, and I’ve never defined myself by my relationship.”

On whether her Facebook relationship is set to In A Relationship, Engaged, or It’s Complicated: “We’re a couple. We’re in love. I’m sure there will be a time when we will have to come forward and present ourselves and have stories to tell, but I hope what people will understand is that this is our time. This is for us. It’s part of what makes it so special, that it’s just ours. But we’re happy. Personally, I love a great love story.”

Oooh, Meghan is smart. Don’t waste your possible engagement news on Vanity Fair. You’ve got to save it for something bigger. Like the cover of Vogue, or Modern Royal Bride! Get it, Meghan.

If I’ve learned anything from this interview, it’s that Meghan already seems to understand Royal protocol. An engagement isn’t something you share with family or friends or the readership of a widely-circulated Hollywood magazine. No, it’s something that has to be done in association with The Queen. The Queen presents…the approval of Harry to marry that girl from that lawyer TV show. Suits? Yeah, that’s it.

Pic: Peter Lindbergh/Vanity Fair

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