Meghan Markle ripped for 'bimbo' claims on Deal or No Deal
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Meghan Markle has been called out after claiming that she was made to feel like a 'bimbo' when she worked as a briefcase girl on Deal or No Deal.
Before she landed her role on the hit drama series Suits, Meghan had a gig on season two of the game show Deal or No Deal, which she reflected on in the latest episode of her new Spotify podcast Archetypes, with special guest Paris Hilton.
After complaining on the podcast that she was being 'objectified' and 'reduced to this specific archetype' on Deal or No Deal, the Duchess of Sussex got an earful from Megyn Kelly, who branded her the 'Duchess of Duplicity.'
Megyn Kelly hit out at the Duchess's comments on her SiriusXM show this week, telling her listeners that Meghan 'knew exactly what she was getting herself into on that job and it was no surprise to her that they wanted her to look as good as possible while doing it'.
She continued: "What she’s trying to con us on now is whether she enjoyed it.
"She loved every minute of it! She wanted to be objectified!"
The former Fox News star went on to brand Meghan Markle as a 'fraud' and urged her to 'stop the obsessive image-crafting'.
Addressing the Duchess directly, Megyn Kelly concluded: "We don’t feel sorry for you," and told Markle to “be quiet for a while and do something meaningful that is not about you.
"Then maybe we’ll feel inspired to do something other than mock you."
Megyn Kelly was obviously pretty riled up after catching the latest episode of Meghan Markle's Archetypes podcast.
On the episode, Meghan compared her stint on the game show to her time working as a college intern for the US Embassy in Argentina, where she had been 'valued specifically for [her] brain'.
But on Deal or No Deal, she felt she was 'being valued for something quite the opposite.'
After a season, Meghan decided to hang up her heels for good and quit the show for good.
"I was surrounded by smart women on that stage with me, but that wasn’t the focus of why we were there," she said.
"I would end up leaving with this pit in my stomach, knowing I was so much more than what was being objectified on the stage.
"I didn’t like feeling forced to be all looks and little substance. And that’s how it felt for me at the time, being reduced to this specific archetype."