Meghan Markle Reportedly 'Begged' a Friend to Find Her a 'Famous British Guy'

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OK -- now things are getting interesting. Sure, it's always best to leave the past in the past, but recent revelations about Meghan Markle's dating game pre-Harry are raising some eyebrows. Model and TV presenter Lizzie Cundy recently wrote an autobiography in which she makes some pretty revealing statements about Meghan's love life before she joined the royal family.

  • Cundy became friends with Meghan in 2013, just after the actress divorced her first husband, and like all girlfriends, they loved talking about boys.

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    She reveals in her book that Meghan once asked her,  "Do you know any famous guys? I’m single and I really love English men."

    Like any good gal pal, she agreed to help Meghan find someone. Cundy even tried to set up Meghan with Chelsea football player (soccer player, for US folk) Ashley Cole. Cundy claims Meghan said, “Oh yeah, he’s cute. Does he have a reputation?,” which definitely reflects the "Is he kind?" question she asked the friend who set her up with Prince Harry. 

    It was reported that Meghan was then pursued by the footballer, but he must have been a British dud, because nothing came out of it.

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  • Hmm, there really must be something about English men that strike Meghan's fancy, because the Chelsea player wasn't her only British flirtation.

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    It was also recently revealed that Meghan had struck up an Instagram conversation with former X-Factor winner Matt Cardle. However, the singer ghosted Meghan after he met his current girlfriend, so that was the end of that could-be relationship. 

    It's okay, Meghan ... everyone strikes out every once in a while.

  • Now, as we all know, Meghan eventually did find the right British guy (well, royal).

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    But not without reportedly burning a few bridges first. Cundy says that she and Meghan kept in touch up until she met Prince Harry. She added, “I texted saying, ‘Oh my god, I heard about Harry.’ And she was like, ‘Yeah I know. We’ll try and hook up.' She was probably told by the Palace to end contact with people she befriended in the media. I was literally ghosted by her.”

    So now who's doing the ghosting, Meg? If we were Cundy, we wouldn't take Meghan's silence personally. The duchess had to make a lot of sacrifices when she decided to marry Prince harry.

  • Meghan's life certainly did change drastically after Harry entered the scene, but there's one thing that has apparently remained a constant:

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    Meghan clearly has a type. We don't know what it was about ending her marriage to Trevor Engleson that made Meghan want to date a Brit, but it surely looks like things worked out in her favor. 

    Ask for a famous British guy, and you shall receive ... at least if you're Meghan Markle.