Meghan Markle’s Wikipedia page was drastically altered just before her relationship with Prince Harry became public – stopping her modeling work to instead promote her as an “activist” and “humanitarian.”
Records of site changes show a flurry of activity late on October 9, 2016 – when the “Suits” actress was already dating Harry and just weeks before their hidden love hit news at the end of that month.
The first change that left a detailed mention of how it was “the model that held case # 24 on the US version of the television game” Deal or No Deal, “Wikipedia records of the changes show.
Just 10 minutes later, her entry changed from describing an actress who was also a “fashion model, model speaker” to one who was an “Activist, Humanitarian”, the changes show.
“Markle is actively involved in the socio-political arena,” reads the new entry. “She also worked with the United Nations for Women, where, as an Advocate, she presented at the UN Headquarters for the HeforShe Gender Equality Campaign in September 2014,” she said now.
“Meghan was also a panelist on the esteemed list of speakers for One Young World (Dublin, 2014), and traveled to Afghanistan with the Chief of Joint Staff during a USO tour in December 2014.”
The entry also changed to note that she was the founder of The TIG, her lifestyle blog at the time, with someone else who added a link to the site two days later.
Changes were made anonymously from an IP address linked only on the site to Markle’s editing.
The IP address is linked to a PR firm in Los Angeles with no known connection to the duchess, according to The Telegraph, which speculated that the changes may have been made by friends who knew her royal romance was about to come. -public.
Reps for Markle did not immediately respond to requests for comment.