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Meghan Markle Targeted in Racist Anthrax Scare

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Meghan Markle attends a reception for young people at the Palace of Holyroodhouse on February 13, 2018 in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Meghan Markle attends a reception for young people at the Palace of Holyroodhouse on February 13, 2018 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

*Meghan Markle was the intended recipient of a racist letter containing white powder authorities feared might be anthrax, The London Evening Standard reported Thursday.

The letter, addressed to Markle, 36, and Prince Harry at Kensington Palace, contained reportedly contained racist rants against the actress.

Kensington Palace security intercepted the letter as part of its system designed to inspect all packages before they touch royal hands. Once the white powder was discovered, specialists were dispatched to examine the letter and powder, which was found to be harmless.

Police are investigating whether this incident is linked to another package of white powder that was sent to Parliament Home Secretary Amber Rudd earlier this month.

This marks Markle’s first royal-related security incident, but certainly not the first hate-fueled experience the biracial star has had since announcing her engagement.

Last month, white nationalist and Wisconsin Republican Congressional candidate Paul Nehlen was banned from Twitter over racist imagery of the actress, The Sun reported.

In December, Princess Michael of Kent wore a racist brooch to a royal Christmas lunch with the couple. She later apologized for the gaffe and denied any malicious intent.

Markle and Harry will marry in a televised ceremony at St. George’s Chapel in London on May 19.

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