Meghan Markle released the first episode of her highly-anticipated podcast on Tuesday. The Duchess of Sussex sat down with her friend and legendary tennis player Serena Williams to talk about the negative connotations surrounding “ambitious women”. Meghan touched on her own experiences of being labelled, claiming she did not feel the “negative connotation of ambition” until she met her husband, Prince Harry.
Despite being a successful Hollywood actress, Meghan has previously admitted that she was not prepared for the public attention she would receive from dating a royal.
In their engagement interview in 2017, the duchess claimed she did not know much about the Royal Family and did not realise how famous Harry was in the UK.
Four years later, in the now-infamous Oprah interview, Meghan admitted that she did not do much research into the royals before her wedding to the prince.
She told the host: “Thank God I didn’t know a lot about the family. Thank God I hadn’t researched. I would’ve been so in my head about it.”
However, an unearthed post from Meghan’s defunct blog, The Tig, suggests that the former actress may have known more than she initially confessed to.
She wrote: “Little girls dream of being princesses. I, for one, was all about She-Ra, Princess of Power.
“And grown women seem to retain this childhood…