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Meghan Markle to interview Michelle Obama in British Vogue

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We are proud to announce that Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Sussex is the Guest Editor for the September issue of @BritishVogue. For the past seven months, The Duchess has curated the content with British Vogue's Editor-in-Chief Edward Enninful to create an issue that highlights the power of the collective. They have named the issue: "Forces for Change" For the cover, The Duchess chose a diverse selection of women from all walks of life, each driving impact and raising the bar for equality, kindness, justice and open mindedness. The sixteenth space on the cover, a mirror, was included so that when you hold the issue in your hands, you see yourself as part of this collective. The women on the cover include: @AdwoaAboah @AdutAkech @SomaliBoxer @JacindaArdern @TheSineadBurke @Gemma_Chan @LaverneCox @JaneFonda @SalmaHayek @FrankieGoesToHayward @JameelaJamilOfficial @Chimamanda_Adichie @YaraShahidi @GretaThunberg @CTurlington We are excited to announce that within the issue you'll find: an exclusive interview between The Duchess and former First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama, a candid conversation between The Duke of Sussex and Dr Jane Goodall, inspirational articles written by Brené Brown, Jameela Jamil and many others. Equally, you'll find grassroots organisations and incredible trailblazers working tirelessly behind the scenes to change the world for the better. "Guest Editing the September issue of British Vogue has been rewarding, educational and inspiring. To deep dive into this process, working quietly behind the scenes for so many months, I am happy to now be able to share what we have created. A huge thanks to all of the friends who supported me in this endeavour, lending their time and energy to help within these pages and on the cover. Thank you for saying "Yes!" - and to Edward, thank you for this wonderful opportunity." - The Duchess of Sussex #ForcesForChange A post shared by The Duke and Duchess of Sussex (@sussexroyal) on

July 29 (UPI) -- An interview between Meghan Markle and Michelle Obama will appear in British Vogue.

Markle, the duchess of Sussex, spoke to Obama, the former first lady of the United States, as the guest editor of the magazine's September issue.

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Today confirmed the issue will feature a candid conversation between Markle, 37, and Obama, 55. It will also include an interview between Markle's husband, Prince Harry, and famed chimpanzee researcher Jane Goodall.

The issue's theme is "forces for change" and features several other women, including actresses Jane Fonda, Laverne Cox and Salma Hayek.

"These last seven months have been a rewarding process, curating and collaborating with Edward Enninful, British Vogue's editor-in-chief, to take the year's most read fashion issue and steer its focus to the values, causes and people making impact in the world today," Markle said in a statement.

"Through this lens I hope you'll feel the strength of the collective in the diverse selection of women chosen for the cover as well as the team of support I called upon within the issue to help bring this to light," she added. "I hope readers feel as inspired as I do, by the 'Forces of Change' they'll find within these pages."

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Markle thanked Enninful, the featured women and her friends in an Instagram post Sunday.

"A huge thanks to all of the friends who supported me in this endeavor, lending their time and energy to help within these pages and on the cover. Thank you for saying 'Yes!' - and to Edward, thank you for this wonderful opportunity," she wrote.

Markle is the first guest editor of the September issue in British Vogue's 103-year history. The September issue is released online and on U.K. newsstands Friday.

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