Meghan Markle says she has received worse treatment from the UK media than the Duchess of Cambridge.
In a new clip from her and Prince Harry’s interview with Oprah Winfrey, the Duchess of Sussex said being dubbed “Waity Katie” was not the same as being the victim of racism.
Comparing her experience dealing with the press with Kate Middleton’s, Meghan said: “Rude and racist are not the same.”
“Kate was called Waity Katie, waiting to marry William, while I imagine that was really hard & I do… this is not the same & if a member of his family will comfortably say we’ve all had to deal with things that are rude. Rude & racist are not the same.” —Meghan #OprahMeghanHarry pic.twitter.com/2QWtDh24ef
— CBS This Morning (@CBSThisMorning) March 8, 2021
She said the Royal Family’s press team had not defended her in the same way they had done for Kate.
Meghan made her remarks in new footage that wasn’t part of the original two-hour interview broadcast on US television early on Monday.
In the interview, which will air on ITV on Monday evening, Meghan revealed there were times when she “didn’t want to be alive any more” because of the pressures of life within the Royal Family.
She said at one point an unnamed royal asked Harry “how dark” their son Archie’s skin might be.
On Monday, Winfrey told CBS This Morning that Harry told her neither the Queen nor Prince Philip made the…