MEGHAN Markle fans were left baffled after a US talk show announced she would be appearing… only for a pal to claim she wouldn’t be just moments later.
US broadcaster NBC today announced the Duchess of Sussex would be a guest on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on December 7.
But her pal – and unofficial spokesman – Omid Scobie, 41, then denied the news a few minutes later.
The mystery started on Monday after NBC published a story on its website claiming Meghan, 41, “will appear on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” next month.
Omid took to his Twitter page to deny the report, saying “someone at NBC didn’t get the memo” and claiming the mum-of-two is not scheduled to make an appearance.
He wrote on the social media site: “Looks like someone at NBC didn’t get the memo.
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"Despite an announcement via their various PR channels, Meghan isn’t scheduled to appear on The Tonight Show.”
According to the original NBC article – which has since been deleted – the Duchess was set to discuss her recent projects as well the Sussexes’ upcoming Netflix documentary.
A representative from NBC said in a statement: “Earlier today, it was inaccurately reported that Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex would be appearing on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on December 7.”
The error is nearly three months after Meghan cancelled a scheduled appearance on The Tonight Show in the wake of the Queen’s death on September 8.
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She had been due to appear on the talk show on September 20 – the day after the Queen’s funeral.
The suggestion Meghan was due to appear on a talk show will no doubt have set alarm bells ringing for Palace official.
Royals are bracing for the Sussexes' Netflix documentary – which insiders claim will be released before the end of the year.
And this weekend, it was revealed how Harry and Meghan will accept a gong for taking a stance against "structural racism" in the Royal Family at a glitzy award bash.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been praised as "heroic" for challenging the family's "power structure".
They will receive the Ripple of Hope award at a lavish New York ceremony where tables are being sold for up to $1million.
The award honours “exemplary leaders” who have demonstrated “an unwavering commitment” to social change.
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Meghan and Harry will be honoured by John F Kennedy’s niece, Kerry Kennedy, at the annual bash, which is organised by the Robert F Kennedy Human Rights foundation.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will also be handed a gong at the December 6 ceremony.
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