This may be hard to believe, but Meghan Markle —Duchess of Sussex and newly-married wife of Prince Harry — was once just a young tourist sitting on the railing in front of Buckingham Palace.
What happened? Well, a blind date, a love story, and a record-setting amount of glowing the hell UP.
For those of you who need some refreshing on the term, Mashable’s MJ Franklin defines the act of “Glowing Up” as “when you re-do your whole damn life for the better.” With that said, who, may I ask, has glown up better than Meghan Markle?
While the royal couple got hitched on Saturday, an old photo of Markle as a teen on a trip to London began circulating the internet.
The actress-turned-Duchess is seen posing in front of the royal residence looking like a regular old tourist, which prompted Twitter users to declare her transformation from tourist to royal the Ultimate Glow Up.
Fans began sharing the old photograph alongside shots of a present-day Markle, and the absolutely stunning Royal Glow Up meme was born.
Thank you Meghan for our new inspirational glow up goals. BRB, booking a trip to London.
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