This brunette is the spitting image of Duchess Meghan

2019-06-07 13:27
Duchess Meghan

Cape Town - This beauty dubbed the Aussie Meghan Markle said she constantly gets approached by strangers in public due to her striking resemblance to the stunning royal.

With her glossy dark locks, sparkling smile and deep chestnut eyes, it’s no surprise that Bianca Burgdorf (20) from Melbourne, Australia, is constantly being told that she is the duchess’ doppelganger.

The mom-of-one said she first heard about the actress-turned-royal after friends and family began telling her that she bore a striking resemblance to Rachel Zane – Meghan’s character in the hit show Suits.

“The first night it was on television, I had three people message me telling me that I looked like her,” Bianca said.

“I looked her up and could definitely see the resemblance but didn’t think much of it.

Bianca Burgdorf

The personal trainer said that she never gave the “flattering” comparison much thought until the 37-year-old officially tied the knot to Prince Harry in May 2018.

“She became more famous as her relationship with Prince Harry was made public and the comments from people really intensified.

“All of a sudden she was on television all the time and her face was in all the magazines.

“The more well-known she became, I started receiving a lot more comments about it.

“The night of the royal wedding last year I had a lot of different people texting me and telling me how much I looked like her. It was funny,” she said.

Ever since, comments about her similarity to the duchess have flooded in from friends and family – adding that her royal resemblance sometimes gets her stopped in public by strangers.

“I often get stopped by strangers out in public, and at times when Meghan is receiving loads of media attention, it can happen several times a week.

“It happens a lot in clothing stores, with the retail assistants commenting on it,” Bianca said.

Bianca Burgdorf

Although her real-estate husband, Daniel (36), is a far cry from looking like Prince Harry, Bianca said the less-famous pair are just as in love as the royal couple.

“There was one time I was at my local supermarket and one of the cashiers kept staring at me.

“She looked at my husband and looked back at me, and said ‘if he had red hair, I would have sworn you were Meghan Markle’.

“Then she called other members of staff to come over to have a look, it was really funny.

“I’ve been at parties and people will look at me and say I remind them of someone famous.

“They’ll have a think about it and then click their fingers and say, ‘Oh it’s Meghan Markle’!” she said.

Bianca said she’s extremely flattered to be compared to the duchess and believes their similarities are more than skin deep.

“It’s very flattering as I do really admire her. She is a beautiful and incredible woman,” Bianca said.

Bianca Burgdorf

“I love what she stands for, I think she is someone all women can look up to and admire.

“I’m a personal trainer, so I love helping people and encouraging women to be the best versions of themselves, which is obviously something she believes in and loves to do.

“It’s become a running joke in my family. I’ll turn up to family events and my relatives will say ‘Meghan Markle has arrived!’.

“It’s been a fun ride and I’ve had lots of laughs about it.

“I think she is amazing, so it is certainly a compliment that I’m always happy to hear.”

Source: Magazine Features


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