We Finally Understand Why Meghan Markle Divorced Her First Hubby


Before she wed Prince Harry, Meghan Markle
was married to a movie producer and talent agent named Trevor Engelson. So what went wrong in the duchess’ starter
marriage? Here’s the real reason Meghan Markle got divorced
from her first husband. Not much is known about Meghan Markle and
Trevor Engelson’s courtship, but they apparently started dating in 2004, according to The Sun. Engelson popped the question in 2010, after
six years together. In 2011, the couple and more than a hundred
of their closest friends and family members headed out for a four-day destination wedding
at the Jamaica Inn in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. Since Markle and Engelson were together for
so long, perhaps the spark they once felt began to dissipate after the wedding rush
faded. By comparison, Prince Harry got engaged to
Meghan only a year and a half after meeting. During their first interview with the BBC,
Meghan said, “Just an amazing surprise, it was so sweet,
and natural, and very romantic. He got on one knee.” Following their wedding, Engelson and Markle
never really got a chance to settle down and start their new lives as husband and wife. She jetted off to Toronto, Canada to start
filming Suits, and he stayed behind at their home in Los Angeles to produce movies. An insider allegedly told Woman’s Day, “They really battled with long distances. Trevor was based in LA while Meghan was in
Toronto, a five-hour flight away. It was a very difficult way to start married
life.” But according to one of Meghan’s former friends,
Engelson had put the effort into making long distance work. Meghan’s ex-pal told The Sun, “Trevor was so supportive. He traveled back and forth from LA and there
was a lot of Skyping and FaceTiming going on.” Meghan’s subsequent relationship with Prince
Harry was also long-distance before their engagement, but they managed to make it work. Speaking to the BBC in 2017, the Duchess of
Sussex said, “When we realized we were going to commit
to each other, we knew we had to invest the time and the energy and whatever it took to
make that happen.” Meghan Markle and Trevor Engelson’s romance
may have started out like a fairy tale, but one of the duchess’ old pals claims that things
changed soon after the couple walked down the aisle. Markle’s former maid of honor told The Sun, “After the wedding, it was like a light switched
off. There’s Meghan before fame and Meghan after
fame. [Meghan developed a sense of] entitlement.” To add insult to injury, Engelson was reportedly
making multiple trips to see his wife in Canada. As Meghan’s former friend told The Sun, “It’s not up to me to speak for Trevor, but
I know he was travelling to Toronto every few weeks and would have walked the Earth
to make their marriage work. I don’t believe she gave him enough of an
opportunity. I think there was an element of ‘out of
sight, out of mind’ for Meghan.” Seeing as Meghan is no longer friends with
The Sun’s alleged source, it’s worth questioning the validity of her accusations. After all, who sells photos of their best
friend to the press? Meghan Markle’s friendship with the person
who eventually sold her out came to an end, and it was supposedly because this person
disapproved of the way Meghan handled the breakup of her first marriage. As the source told The Sun, “What came to light after Trevor and I spoke
ended my friendship with Meghan. I think everybody who knew them both was in
shock…All I can say now is that I think Meghan was calculated, very calculated, in
the way she handled people and relationships.” British television journalist Piers Morgan
seemed to echo these claims, and Meghan during an appearance on Fox. He said, “Meghan Markle is one of the most ruthless
social climbers I’ve ever met in my entire life.” Simply put, it would seem that Engelson just
wasn’t a part of Meghan’s so-called master plan. But whether anyone should listen to Piers
Morgan is another matter. Meghan Markle’s dream was to become an actress,
so she must have been ecstatic to land the role of Rachel Zane on Suits. According to a former friend’s interview with
The Sun, “Meg had just finished the first series. It was a big part for her, her first full-time
role. She’d hustled for years to get there, so
that was huge.” It’s unclear how much Meghan involved her
first husband in her life as an actress on Suits, but we do know that she was open about
it with Prince Harry while they were dating. The duchess even gave her new boyfriend a
tour of the set, and according to Hello! magazine, “He was super low key, met some crew and was
so happy to watch his lady…He’s incredibly supportive of her work.” Meghan has since quit acting to focus on her
new life with Prince Harry. It’s wild what people will do for love. Andrew Morton, the author and royal biographer
behind the book Meghan, A Hollywood Princess, claimed the Duchess of Sussex was once head-over-heels
in love with Engelson, but got fed up with her first husband’s habit of being late. Per Morton, “He was notorious for arriving late, his clothes
rumpled, his hair dishevelled, and often as not with a new stain on his jacket…’Sorry
bro,’ was a constant refrain as he hurtled from meeting to meeting, always just behind
the clock.” “Are you kidding me?” Getting annoyed with a partner who has poor
time management skills is probably a common pet peeve for many spouses, but does it really
warrant ending a marriage and filing for divorce? According to Morton, Engelson’s tendency to
be tardy was the polar opposite of Markle, who was described as being a “self-confessed
perfectionist as fastidious as she was controlling.” Meghan allegedly tolerated her then-husband’s
behavior to start with, but she was finally able to find some relief when she packed up
and moved thousands of miles away from him to film Suits. A divorce soon followed. Meghan Markle was reportedly the one who decided
to end her marriage to Trevor Engelson, according to the Daily Mail. Long before she and Engelson separated in
early 2013, she had allegedly been enjoying living the life of a bachelorette in Canada
while her husband was at home in Los Angeles. Per the Daily Mail, “There she took a two-bedroom apartment in
the city center, transforming it into a sophisticated single woman’s household filled with designer
furnishings, and decorated in tasteful neutrals.” But can we really blame Markle for getting
comfy in the Great White North considering how long she was there for her job? In July 2013, Meghan told Esquire, “It takes about eight months out of the year
in total to do the 16 episodes. So we get out here in March, and we’ll probably
wrap early November this year. I am an adopted Canuck now.” “We are there nine months out of the year,
so I miss my sunshine.” So while some people might accuse Markle of
acting like a single lady, it sounds a lot like she was making the best of her situation. Meghan Markle’s former bestie sure did spill
a lot of information regarding her past, and even accused the actress-turned-royal of discarding
people if she no longer had any use for them in her life. During her interview with The Sun, the source
said of Meghan, “She is very strategic in the way she cultivates
circles of friends. Once she decides you’re not part of her life,
she can be very cold. It’s this shutdown mechanism she has. There’s nothing to negotiate. She’s made her decision and that’s it.” However, it was apparently a mutual friend
that introduced Meghan to Prince Harry, and we can’t fault her for cultivating a circle
that helped her find the man of her dreams. Plus, Trevor Engelson also allegedly moves
in celebrity circles, and his second wife, Tracey Kurland, reportedly has a net worth
more than $200 million. Is it really fair to call out Markle for mingling
with fellow celebrities if Engelson went on to do the same? If reports are to be believed, it’s possible
Meghan Markle moved forward with her divorce because she had an aching desire to live the
life of a princess. The Sun claimed that Markle owned a book about
Prince Harry’s mother, the late Princess Diana, and she was also reportedly a huge fan of
the Anne Hathaway film The Princess Diaries. The Duchess of Sussex made no secret of the
fact that she was a fan of royalty, and even wrote about wanting to be a princess in her
now-defunct lifestyle blog, The Tig. Meghan wrote, via Hello! magazine, “Little girls dream of being princesses. I, for one, was all about She-Ra, Princess
of Power. For those of you unfamiliar with the ’80s
cartoon reference, She-Ra is the twin sister of He-Man, and a sword-wielding royal rebel
known for her strength. We’re definitely not talking about Cinderella
here.” Little did Markle know, after being set up
on a blind date, her supposed dream of becoming a member of the royal family would finally
come to fruition. Dreams really do come true. As far as we know, Meghan Markle has never
addressed her divorce from Trevor Engelson publicly, so all fans can do is read between
the lines. A perfect example of this is a resurfaced
blog post from Markle’s now-defunct website, The Tig, in which she reportedly shared a
seemingly telling quote from Portuguese author Jose Micard Teixeira. According to Marie Claire, Meghan wrote, “I no longer spend a single minute on those
who lie or want to manipulate. I decided not to coexist anymore with pretense,
hypocrisy, dishonesty and cheap praise…And on top of everything I have no patience for
anyone who does not deserve my patience.” Although this passage could be about anything,
and perhaps not directed at anyone in particular, Meghan reportedly shared it around the time
of her divorce in 2013. So it’s definitely possible that the Duchess
of Sussex low-key slammed her ex in a post, accusing him of not being worthy of her love
or her patience, which is pretty brutal. “It’s not enough to just survive something,
right? Like, that’s not the point of life.” One of the rumors surrounding Meghan Markle’s
divorce concerns how she supposedly returned her wedding ring back to Trevor Engelson. Royal biographer Andrew Morton wrote in his
book, Meghan: A Hollywood Princess, “A wealthy entrepreneur friend claimed the
marriage ended so abruptly that Meghan sent Trevor her diamond wedding and engagement
rings back by registered mail.” If this is true, and not just hearsay or rumor,
then it proves that Meghan was so done with the relationship that she couldn’t even stand
to exchange the jewelry with Engelson in person. While it’s unclear if something shady happen
for the Suits star to supposedly end things in such an impersonal way, it’s also possible
that Meghan simply wanted to avoid any potential drama that might occur if she saw her ex in
person. Breakups are hard, and divorce isn’t easy,
so perhaps Meghan felt that using the postal service was her only option. Although this sounds like a pretty questionable
idea, Meghan Markle’s ex-husband, Trevor Engelson, sold a comedy pilot to Fox in September 2017,
and it was apparently based on his split from the duchess. According to Deadline, the show’s premise
was as follows, “Divorce is hard. Sharing custody is harder. Sharing custody with the British Royal family
when your wife marries a prince, in the unforgiving spotlight of London’s tabloid media, is next
level.” Obviously, Markle and Engelson never had any
kids together, so there’s definitely some fiction at play in this pilot. However, the fact that Meghan’s ex sold a
show about a man whose wife left him for a member of the British royal family must draw
its inspiration from real life. However, anyone hoping to see some royal shade
on their TV screens might be disappointed, as Engelson has reportedly put his show on
hold. In May 2018, The Sun reported, “Meghan’s pals have held secret showdown talks
with her ex Trevor Engelson in a bid to persuade him to ditch his TV plans for a sitcom based
on her relationship with the royal, according to insiders.” For now, at least, Meghan’s first marriage
won’t be hitting our screens, which is probably quite a relief for the duchess. Check out one of our newest videos right here! Plus, even more Nicki Swift videos about the
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  1. Here’s a message to Meghan. Stop being a entitled snarky non player. You married in this. If you hate it leave Harry and stop pissing and moaning.

  2. The best friend must be very jealous of Meghan……that why she is telling all the lies about Meghan , he must have been see that woman he is now married too……when he married to Meghan.

  3. Who in his/her right mind cares what he has to say about anything? After all, he's of another generation entirely. Look, if he needs a target for his opinions, he should concentrate of Prince Andrew's friendship with Weinstein.

  4. She dumped him because she uses people. She is a social climber. She will dump Harry too. She is already ripping apart the Royals. She has no respect for anyone. Not even the Queen.

  5. No one cares. We are done with it all now. Who cares about MM and her documentaries and lies and excuses and everything she does. Bore off MM from us in the UK and the RF. We don't care what you  do  or say anymore. You are just so yesterday and boring.

  6. She needs to get the ski jump on her nose fixed, it almost has a pinoccio kind of odvious shape.

  7. Secondhand woman… I felt sorry for Harry.. She ruined his life forever. I knew this will happen before she married to Harry. Mark my words,she will divorced Harry after some years… I swear 💯%

  8. You guys are still on this case when the world has moved on ? ?????? Unimaginable. I hope this couple care less about this white supremacy news mongers, like I DO. Ha ha ha ha ha ha

  9. Am so done with the British community. Whatever you guts find as a past of them you want to hunt them down for it…. each and every one of you saying hateful things on here are the actually nacarisst yourselves. You should all be ashamed of yourselves. Tomorrow if someone brings your past into the media you become sad. Just stop writing for a second and think if that was me in her shoes how will I feel. But I guess you lot do not care. No wonder your kids ends up being bullies forever to other kids. Like parents like children.
    And for you gossip channel. You guys love to find any new gossip to gain your internet flow or as you say traffic. Horrific bastards. Who on earth is this source of a person. Is it ketchup or mayonnaise am done give them a name bring them to light. See how scared they are. They which to remain anonymous while rendering someone's name to the pit
    Last 2 weeks we saw the death of Caroline flack I guess the media still hasn't learnt they mistake
    Good on Harry and Megan for leaving this absolute disgusting country who claims to love everyone. I hope you all learn your lessons. Either in an easy way or a horribly difficult situation

  10. I think she's tearing traditions apart from the royal family because she prefers it her way. She married into English tradition…..she knew that from the beginning. I hate that she took Harry away from his destiny!

  11. Just kind of feel that the dream was Harrys not Megans … like she will dispose of him at some point.wonder what Dianna would say ? RIP real princess !

  12. He sure married up!!! Good for him. MM is such an ugly person, and unattractive person as looks are only skin deep….but she has shown herself to be ugly to the bone!

  13. The hate is real in the comments. When will y’all let it go. Who is perfect in their life? Let them leave their lives and y’all do the same. Geez! 🤦🏾‍♂️🤦🏾‍♂️🤦🏾‍♂️

  14. Oh my goodness, the sugars on this site are the most hateful, rude, obnoxiously blind people I have ever encountered!! Maybe we don’t like Megain, but we sure don’t take it out on you, she is 1 and you are many!!! I can’t understand what is in front of you!! In my family we would call you sheep being led to the slaughter!!

  15. It’s interesting because people choose who they are on the inside. People are complaining she’s narcassistic when they all are. Do the rest of them hang out with people from Compton, CA? No. They take some PR photos at the charity and go back to their real life. Men say they want an ambitious woman… here you go. They hang around other aristocrats and politicians and posh/rich people. You are just mad because the successful social climber calls your bluff. Bluff of worshipping celebs and royals and bluff on “upward mobility”. Wakes wakey.

  16. Could it be that she’s just good at setting boundaries and has painted a certain way by the media? Most narcissists go to great lengths to defend their image, while Megan has remained very quiet. After being discriminated by British media her and her husband made the unpopular decision to leave the royal life and live away from the spotlight. Meanwhile, her ex husband went and made a show about being ditched for a prince-that seems more characteristic of someone with ego issues. Just sayin.

  17. A load of crap. An opportunist who has turned herself and her husband into the new Duke and Duchess of Windsor. Wait until she dumps him.

  18. Reading these comments are really depressing. I didn’t realize how much bullying and hate occur over media speculation and news. I know a girl that committed suicide because of the hate comments she received on her video after posting it.

  19. Dear haters, blame your poor and jealous friends who can't set you up with a prince. These ones are deeply in love. When will you stop hating?

  20. She’s absolutely stunning. But, I wouldn’t ever trust her. Lol. People think that people don’t like her because she’s biracial and that’s SO NOT IT. lol. She just seems shady AF….. and the face that her husband has now left the royal family shows that what we all thought would happen, has happened. History has a habit of repeating itself. Kinda ironic that this line of royalty is only in power because of another American actress….. 🤔

  21. Why do people care about this? It was on my news feed. REALLY? PEOPLE ARE SO EMPTY IN THEIR LIVES THAT THEY CARE ABOUT WHO SHE WAS WITH OR WHAT SHE IS DOING???

  22. Sounds like someone is trying very hard to lift up Meghan out of the mire she is in at the moment. She is a D list actress. Never heard of her, never heard of Suits. Saw her on one Hallmark movies and only went back to it to check if that was her. She used her first husband. She is using Harry and will continue to use people for her own benefit.

  23. Meghan is a Leo. Leo’s do not “entertain “ constantly late unkempt people let alone constantly late, unkempt partners! 🤷🏼‍♀️ Leo’s are the “Royals” of the zodiac, so of course she is going to meet her Prince! Who can blame her! This happens all the time in “Hollywood “ so people should stop “hating”.

  24. Divorce is not a crime, so Meghan is not a criminal, she is by far a very intelligent woman who happens to be Married to Prince Harry, they fit well together.

  25. Such nasty comments, almost spiteful, like a witch hunt, was it not Harry that choose to marry her, why does it bother you all so much, the answer is clear, in black and white. You are all showing your colours, after all, that’s what it’s really about but you’re all too much of a coward to say it.

  26. Omg y’all will do anything to make her look bad . And now we i ow why she is an ex friend she can’t keep her mouth shut!!! So any so called friends she let go of we now know why , they were never people she could really trust and seeing that she was marrying into a family where no one talks she had to cut some loose and only keep the friends that she knew would never talk . And you cannot judge her for that . We have all had to cut some people out of our lives because they in the end real friends. I would rather have 3 very good friends than have a 100 a small circle ⭕️ of true friends are better than a thousand who just want to talk behind your back .

  27. Nobody is perfect.
    Enjoy your live to the fullest
    with your husband and child
    Meghan. 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏❤💯

  28. So much commentary & gossip about a women none of these tabloids or naysayers know. Selling speculation, innuendo, and flat out BS are only marketable because she's the Duchess of Sussex. We've heard it all before & at this point, it's really gotten boring. Move on people. Life is just too short.

  29. Poor Megan. She has those moles all over her face, including one on her eyelid. He hair has to be straightened or it will be very kinky. So, if she was okay with her heritage, she wouldn't try to cover up the fact that she is a Black woman who would be very, very dark if she stayed in the sun too long. Be proud of who you are Megan and stop trying to be a White girl. You're a Black girl.

  30. all this man did was to get her the job on Suite. his connections help her to get job he would fly 5 hr to try to keep marriage together she knew for 6yr B4 marry him. she must of known friend knew PH and went for it. all I know is now is she made PH to become " just Harry" to get her way( do nothing but get every thing that an HRH gets MONEY)

  31. You people need to stop with the BS and leave Meghan alone. Piers moron Morgan is your go to expert?
    That so called best friend of Meghan was never really a true friend. And since you people don't know the full detail, stop speculating and worry about your own lives.

  32. I get the feeling that her whole life is an "act." I feel like she tries act like princess Diana. Fake shyness, tilting her head down, the way she speaks. I don't know. I hope it works out for them, but there's just something I cant put my finger on.

  33. If she wanted to be a Princess why has she gone to extreme lengths to get away from the royals and alienate her husband from his family? I feel sorry for him. Love is blind. She is a ruthless, narcissist who doesn't care about anything or anyone but getting what she wants.

  34. SO, the ex-best friend who sold photos is the source you should trust someone who sells out there own best friend for the limelight??? That sounds like a fake friend to begin with.

    I think Meghan is a lady who has been blessed. I judge her for her charity work which is always to help others. I don't care about her father's family who sold her out even a private letter to him he sold to the press and I don't care about her ex-friends like Piers Morgan and others it is none of my business her personal life even if she is in the worlds eye. Obviously she stopped talking to them for a reason and their actions after she stops talking to them they bash her but notice she says nothing about them! Shows more of there character than hers!!!

    Her charity work and things she builds for women are great and I hope she continues. Haters gone hate. So-what she eliminating fake friends I do the same. Less stress.

  35. How is she a perfectionist? Shes yucky. She calculated everything. She is controlling and she has made Harry a mess.

  36. the comments on this video are disgusting! worry about yourselves and your own relationship! megan has been bullied by the media, don’t add to it. words hurt.

  37. I guess Harry will be a professional purse holder for the duration of her current victimhood. How can he not see what a fake poser she will always be. But she is becoming dangerous. Better watch out little girl. You are way out of your league!

  38. The manipulation is Kinda obvious is everyone…. I mean the Prince who before had no problem with his duties…. IS GONE. She's not one for royal protocols because she's special…. in fact she is so special the media claimed she was a black woman, it didn't matter she had a white parent because she identifies as black….. That's not the way the world works for the average person I'm sorry but there is so much bullshit regarding that woman.

    Dating upwards much?, ….. Yikes. I bet breaking up the royal family was a major ego boost. I'm just saying some people are narcissists.

  39. Wth cares! She's married to Harry now. Everything seems be going great between them. My prayers for their blessed relationship. It's sad how her father and his side of the family would not support the Duchess but instead sell their mouthpiece to the highest bidder. Eccept for the Dad Meghan was never closed to that side of the family anyway. They treated her like crap. We didn't hear anything from the witch and warlocks during the Ductress first marriage but now since she has married into Royalty the battle is on. I L💝VE the Ductress and am glad Harry met her. This is who he needed to help him stand on his two feet which obviously he couldn't have done so on his own. He needed a strong intelligent go getter like the Ductress to come along. I pray they continue to rise above the hate and accusations thrown tbeir way by the trash media.

  40. Woooow, these comments, people are so obsessed with her down fall. I hope I never become this sad in my life. I pity those that wish bad upon others!!

  41. I have noticed some clear resentment and name calling towards Marghan Markle, what has happened between Her and Prince Harry? .. May I kindly ask why is it so?

  42. Why are you repeating stuff that's been all over the press since this unknown actor married into the royal family. Seriously!

  43. I honestly don’t know her until she was marrying Harry and yes , I think she wanted more than she can handle !!!

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