‘Meghan who?’ LA shrugs over Harry’s girlfriend

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Pictures of Prince Harry’s first public appearance with Meghan Markle in Toronto were rafter around the world this week and placed his American girlfriend securely in the spotlight.

Tough. Troubled. Gang-scarred.

If you read the British tabloid press you would think the actress grown up in LA’s notorious mob culture and was luck to escape a life of crime.

But Prince Harry’s girlfriend attended some of best available private school in the town and her mother’s current home is in a storied, hillside region stigmatized by palm trees, stunning the perspectives and million-dollar dwellings.

When one newspaper dubbed Markle “( Almost) Straight Outta Compton” last year, there was an protest.