‘It’s Gendered,’ ‘Archetyped,’ ‘Stereotyped’: Meghan Markle Not Pleased Over Remarks She’s ‘Lucky’ To Be With Prince Harry

‘It’s Gendered,’ ‘Archetyped,’ ‘Stereotyped’: Meghan Markle Not Pleased Over Remarks She’s ‘Lucky’ To Be With Prince Harry


Meghan Markle told actress and creator Mindy Kaling last week that it’s essentially sexist that people told her she was “lucky” Prince Harry chose to marry her.

Speaking to Kaling on her podcast “Archetypes,” the pair discussed the “stigma of singleton” and derided the terms “spinster” and “old maid.” Markle also said that when she became engaged to her now-husband, some of the reaction she received was actually sexist.

“When I started dating my husband, we became engaged and everyone was just like, ‘Oh my god, you’re so lucky! He chose you!’” she detailed.

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“And at a certain point, after you hear it a million times over, you’re like, ‘Well, I chose him too,’” the former actress continued. “But thankfully, I have a partner who was countering that narrative

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