Meghan Markle She came out in upscale Montecito on Friday afternoon after controversial remarks she made on her podcast claiming she feels “a thing” while working as a girl in a bag on the popular game show “Deal or No Deal” more than 15 years ago.
The The Duchess of Sussex She wore an olive green strapless jumpsuit with sandals and tied her back with her long dark brown hair in a loose braid while shielding her face from the sun with a wide-brimmed hat as she made her way to a few stores with her friend.
Markle, 41, recently sparked a backlash after a discussion on the ‘archetypes’ podcast with Paris Hilton in which she admitted she had a hard time working at a job based on her appearance when she had previously spent years studying international relations.
“I was grateful for the job but not for what made me feel. It wasn’t… smart. And by the way, I was surrounded by smart women with me at that point,” Markle said. “But that wasn’t the focus of why we were there. And I would end up leaving with this hole in my stomach, knowing I was so much more than materialized on stage.”
Markle joined the show in 2006 and held 11, 12 and 24 portfolios for at least 30 episodes of the show until her final assignment in 2007.
Paris Hilton totally sympathizes with the dress-up producers who get put on anyone in front of the camera, as she was known as the “dumb blonde” of “The Simple Life” With Nicole Richie.
“During that time, it was like cheerleading, almost,” Hilton explained. “As if it was, like, nice to be, like, dumb and bubbly and that kind of like, blond thing.”
Hilton added, “Like, I look at him now, and I think it’s cool to be smart and smart, but at the time, it was like they wanted…the girls to be like that somehow.”
“Yes, he was glorified,” Markle replied. “It’s not special here, and it’s not even limited to this decade. This is something that happens globally. This idea of intimidating women and subjugating women themselves.”
Markle’s words have faced criticism from all angles, including a backlash from former models on the show, hosted by Howie Mandel. Co-host “The View” Whoopi Goldberg He said, “This is TV, baby. But what did you think you were going for? You know that was what the show was.”
The long-running guessing game in which contestants can dump their $0.01-1 million bags and strike deals with “The Banker” for a grand prize, first aired in 2005 and officially concluded in 2019.
“Everyone on the show knows their role, knows the picture, auditions, volunteers, accepts the job. I don’t share her experience at all. I never felt objectionable,” “Agree or not” Model Patricia Cara told Fox News Digital.
Markle also revealed that there are various beauty stations behind the scenes in preparation for the game show – including a section where one can add “padding in your bra.”
“There’s no truth to the filler station,” Kara told Fox News Digital. “In all the years I’ve worked on the show, it hasn’t been there.”
“Instead of feeling like a bimbo, I knew… working alongside such wonderful people Howie Mandel It will only lead to bigger and better things for me,” Donna Feldman told Fox News Digital.
Feldman noted that it was not only her “appearance” that gave her the job, but also her “positive nature”, character, and “work ethic in general”.
“Of course, there are certain aspects, such as having to stand in high heels for several hours…but that was part of the job I was involved in. However, it is important to note that everyone has their own experience, and I can only speak from my own.”
Fox News’ Stephanie Jiang Baunun contributed to this report.
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