Meghan Markle's Dog Bogart Will Be Left Behind When She Moves To The UK & We're So Sad
Sometimes, relationships require a little bit of sacrifice. Becoming half of a royal couple requires an insane amount of sacrifice. While Meghan Markle will be gaining a spouse in Prince Harry, she will also be kissing goodbye to a lot of things from her previous life. Saddest of all — Meghan Markle's dog, Bogart, will be left behind when she makes her move to the United Kingdom. If you're having shortness of breath over this news, grab a paper bag to breathe into and sit back for all the details.
According to Daily Mail, Markle is the mom of two adorable rescue dogs. Bogart is a labrador-shepherd, and Guy is a beagle. While it hasn't been confirmed why Bogart did not make the cut, Guy is reportedly already legally living in the UK after being microchipped and receiving the proper vaccinations and blood tests. Fan assumptions have pointed to the idea that Bogart may be "too big or too old" to be able to be transported overseas. During Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's first interview as an engaged couple, Markle told the BBC,
Reportedly, Guy is "living very happily" with the couple, and I'm sure Bogart is also doing just fine with Markle's close friends.
Obviously, the decision to leave Bogart wasn't easy. According to The Guardian, the decision was very complex. As reported by Page Six, a spokesperson for Kensington Palace said,
Strangely, it was actually Ellen DeGeneres who convinced Markle to adopt her first dog, Bogart, according to Daily Mail. The actress recounted the encounter between the two at an animal shelter. She said,
If that doesn't add an even more lovable edge to Bogart, I'm not sure what does. Having to leave her dog is devastating, but that's not the only thing Markle will be leaving behind as she begins this new chapter in her life.
Another big change is that Markle has decided to leave her role as Rachel Zane on Suits after seven seasons. USA Network released a statement congratulating Markle on Nov. 27, one day after the engagement news was announced. The statement read,
A seven season run is a great streak for any show, but Markle says she's not viewing the change as a loss.
She said in the interview with BBC,
The newest royal couple seems like they're going to make an amazing pair. Markle will be making sacrifices, but with that will come a lot of amazing new things. Best of luck to the newly engaged couple.
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