Katharine McPhee Shares Cute Throwback Pic Of Meghan Markle As Child

Earlier than they turned family names (and one turned royalty), Katharine McPhee and Meghan Markle have been wide-eyed theater children appearing collectively in musicals.

McPhee shared an cute throwback pic of the pair on Instagram on Thursday, joking that she and the Duchess of Sussex have had the identical journey to stardom since their days doing musicals as youngsters. 

″She grew as much as be the Duchess of Sussex and I grew as much as star on the West Finish, so identical life for those who ask me,” McPhee joked.

McPhee is in London starring on West Finish in “Waitress,” the Sarah Bareilles-composed musical beloved by theatergoers. The previous “American Idol” contestant beforehand starred within the present on Broadway. 

Since her engagement to Prince Harry and the couple’s marriage ceremony final yr, Markle introduced she would now not pursue her appearing profession as she took on official duties because the Duchess of Sussex.

Whereas her appearing profession could also be within the rearview mirror, the previous “Fits” star returned to the stage this week as she made her first official go to to the Nationwide Theatre in London as patron, a task Queen Elizabeth handed on to one of many latest members of her household. Markle noticed a efficiency and met with aspiring actors. She even joined in on a backstage workshop.

Markle visits the National Theatre in London.

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Markle visits the Nationwide Theatre in London.