They say you never really get over your first love and that seems to be the case for Meghan Markle’s former classmate who says Prince Harry’s wife “played” with her emotions at school. Nema Vand, reality TV star Sunset Shahs knew Markle when the two were teenagers in Los Angeles and opened up on a podcast in 2020 about what the former royal was really like.
“I went to an all-boys high school, and one of our sister schools was Meghan Markle’s,” Vand said while appearing on Reality with Kate Caseyaccording page 6. “I grew up with her. We had been friends for a long time. She was a year older than me. Meghan was amazing, a woman among girls. Everyone was in love with her. She was sweet and very kind.
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Markle was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. In an episode of his now canceled podcast Archetypes she took a trip down memory lane by visiting her old high school in town, Immaculate Heart High School, which she attended from age 12 to 17.
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Vand, now 39, says he ‘looked up to’ Markle, 40, as a teenager but claims she was a bit playful when it came to boys, or at least that’s as he interpreted it.
“She knew what she was doing,” he said. “She played with our hearts masterfully. We were at a party once and she sat on my lap. She found herself face to face with me. For a 16-year-old guy, it’s an emotional moment. She said to me in Persian: “You are so beautiful. I asked him, ‘How do you know Farsi?’ She said, ‘I learned it for you.’ Then she left. »
“I like to hope that Meghan Markle is watching Sunset Shahs, and I like to hope she tells this story almost as authentically as I do,” he joked. He’s also used the podcast to defend his and Markle’s mutual friend Gabe, who he claims is the former Combinations “really upset” star. He seems to think Markle owes Gabe an apology.
“My friend Gabe who I grew up with dated Meghan in high school and he says after she hit it off Combinations they had been friends for years, and then he said she kind of ghosted him. It really hurt his feelings. I got the impression that Gabe really appreciated his friendship. So Meghan, if you hear this, contact Gabe. You know who it is, and you nailed this ship perfectly.
Markle never responded to Vand’s claims, but since the podcast aired, she’s returned home to her corner of the country so who knows? Maybe they reconnected. Let’s hope Gabe gets justice too.
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