Article published : Sunday, August 11th, 2019 (10:00 pm)
Meghan Markle: why all the hate? Victoria Murphy on why the Duchess of Sussex has been subjected to a sustained campaign of criticism from sections of the media and the British public. Plus: Malachi O’Doherty on 50 years since the start of the TroublesThe outpouring of bile against the Duchess of Sussex has been impossible to miss in recent weeks, whether it is stories of her contributing to human rights abuses through eating avocados, or opinion pieces criticising her for guest editing Vogue or being ’snobbish’. But many commentators have noted another tone to some of the criticism, one of misogyny and racism. Victoria Murphy has been covering the young royals for years and joins Anushka Asthana to discuss how Meghan has adapted to life in Britain and the royal family. She points to a rich history of intense tabloid criticism that most members of the monarchy have been through in recent years. Continue reading...
Author : Presented by Anushka Asthana with Victoria Murphy and Malachi O’Doherty; produced by Elizabeth Cassin, Gary Marshall and Axel Kacoutié; executive producers Phil Maynard and Nicole Jackson