The Duchess of Sussex visited Brinsworth House in Twickenham and its residents supported by the Royal Variety Charity. The place has been a retirement home for entertainment industry workers since 1911. The Royal Variety Charity, of which the Queen is a patron, assists those who have worked professionally in the entertainment industry and are in need of help and assistance as a result of old age, ill-health, or hard times.

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Meghan helped the residents decorate a frame containing a photo of the facility with their own designs. The Duchess showed off her calligraphy skills. She wrote in her impressive handwriting “Merry Christmas, Love, Meghan.” She also added her fancy signature to the visitors’ book.

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The Duchess also spoke to retired West End theatre actress Josephine Gordon, 87, and told her that she is “very good” was feeling “very pregnant today.” Meghan asked her if she had any children, to which she responded, “No, I had a career.” Meghan, a former actress herself, replied, “Yes, that I understand.”

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