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Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex will make an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Thursday, 18 November, it was announced on Wednesday.
The Duchess and former actress will talk about her return to the Warner Bros. lot – familiar to her from auditions she attended in the past.
Wearing a white long-sleeved top and black trousers with her glossy hair in long waves, a preview clip saw the Duchess confess to an unusual method of getting in and out of her old car.
"Your car was a very special car," Ellen said. "At a certain point the key stopped working on the driver's side... so I would crawl in the trunk and climb over my seats to get out... it was not ideal," Meghan confessed.
When will Meghan Markle's chat with Ellen air and how can you watch it?
Meghan Markle is set to sit down with TV show host Ellen DeGeneres for her first major TV chat since Oprah. Here's where and when to watchEllen penned: "A lot has changed since the last time Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex, was on the Warner Brothers lot.
WATCH: Meghan Markle's first public interview since giving birth to baby Lilibet
They knew you that well?" the talk show host asked. "I think they said that to everyone," the Duchess laughed.
"Did anyone ever see you?" the task show host asked. "I would play it off, just looking for my highlighters for my script... and then climb in."
She also revealed that arriving at the studio for the interview had been different in another significant way. "The security guards would almost say, 'Break a leg, we hope you get it,'" Meghan said.
Meghan chatted and laughed with Ellen Degeneres
"They knew you that well?" Ellen asked. "I think they said that to everyone," the Duchess laughed
It's the first high-profile public interview with Meghan since her joint interview Oprah Winfrey interview with Prince Harry, which aired back in March.
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The couple went on to welcome their second child, daughter Lilibet, who was named after the Queen, in June.
Last week, Harry and Meghan were seen at their first red carpet event since stepping back as senior royals in early 2020.
The Duchess wowed on the red carpet last week
The couple met with recipients of the Intrepid Valor Awards at The Intrepid Museum's Salute to Freedom Gala.
Looking stunning in a jaw-dropping red Carolina Herrera gown, Meghan paid the sweetest compliment to her husband. Asked by a reporter if she was proud of Harry, Meghan replied: "I'm always proud of him."
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