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Meghan Markle Was Reportedly Kidnapped as Part of Her Royal Training

Talk about intense wedding prep.
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In the lead up to a wedding, it's commonplace for a bride-to-be to be put through her paces. From discussing seating plans, and choosing bridesmaids dresses, to organizing the venue, and make-up artists, planning your big day is more like a military operation than a laid-back weekend shindig. So, spare a moment for Meghan Markle, who is not only juggling planning the royal wedding of the year, but is also being kidnapped by elite army forces.

Yes, really.


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The Daily Express reports that the 36-year-old former actress recently spent two days in the English countryside to undergo security training sessions before she officially becomes royal.

The exercises reportedly included a "kidnap and rescue" situation, in which forces from the Royal Army's SAS regiment used live ammunition while rescuing the Californian beauty from a fake kidnapping.

A former SAS officer told the publication that the live ammunition would be used to help Markle learn what 'real gunfire' sounds like if she ever finds herself in a hostile situation.


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Markle would have also been taught how to create a relationship with potential kidnappers, which is apparently better than trying to escape. She also reportedly learned the best ways to act in worst-case scenarios, like if her rescuers gets shot and she has to look after herself.

But rest assured, the Suits star isn't the only soon-to-be royal that's undergone such intense training. The Express explains that every member of the royal family has gone through similar training over the years.


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The news comes weeks after Prince Harry and Meghan were caught up in an anthrax scare after a "racist" poison pen letter containing white powder was reportedly addressed and sent to the couple. Officers from the Metropolitan Police's counter-terrorism command were called into St James' Palace after the letter was received on 12 February. The Police were reportedly treating the case as a "racist hate crime." And we thought choosing between lemon and banana cake was tricky.

From: ELLE UK

This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com.
* Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors.

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