Doria Ragland's son-in-law isn't your ordinary addition to the family.
During the second episode of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Netflix docuseries, Harry & Meghan, the actress' mom reflected on first learning of her daughter's blossoming romance and when she was first introduced to the Duke of Sussex.
"My name is Doria and I'm Meghan's mom, and um, the last five years have been challenging. Yeah," Doria began to share.
When asked how it feels to be talking about the chaos that has ensued over the years, she replied, "I'm ready to have my voice heard, that's for sure."
Recalling when her daughter told her she was dating the red-headed royal, Doria looked off to the side as a smile formed on her face before she said, "When she told me, we were on the phone and she says," in a whisper, "'Mommy, I'm going out with Prince Harry.'"
"And I started whispering," Doria continued, lowering her voice to reenact their conversation from all those years ago. "'Oh my God.'"
"She says, 'You can't tell anyone,'" remembered Doria of what Meghan told her, as she quickly became aware that their private relationship had to remain just that for as long as possible before the media got their hands on their controversial romance.
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Doria then offered, "And I remember when I first met him too," saying: "You know, he was just like six one, handsome man with red hair."
"Really great manners," she applauded of her son-in-law. "He was just really nice."
But most importantly, "They looked really happy together," Doria gushed, "like he was the one."
Meghan famously wed King Charles III's youngest son in May 2018, but even before becoming a member of the royal family, the American actress was faced with unimaginable scrutiny from the press and public.
"Once it was announced that they were together, it seemed kind of like a novelty," noted Doria after their romance hit headlines in 2016.
Harry and Meghan continue to share their side of their publicized life in their Netflix docuseries, with the first three episodes airing on December 8 followed by another three on Thursday, November 15.