“If we are not part of the solution, we are part of the problem,” she noted, adding that if people are not going to vote, they are complicit. “If you are complacent, you are complicit.”
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Meghan Markle appeared on a zoomed live chat for the When All Women Vote #CouchParty event pic.twitter.com/JLhTnZJJXw
– Goss.ie (@goss_ie) August 20, 2020
Active royals are unable to voice their political thoughts, but since Prince Harry and Meghan ended their roles as royals earlier this year, there’s nothing preventing Meghan from sharing her views . Although she never said who she was voting for, When We All Vote was started by Michelle Obama.
His comments on the vote alone were enough to piss off British commentators, including Piers Morgan and The sunDan Wootton’s editor-in-chief (both known to denounce Meghan) who called the Duchess “completely inappropriate” and demanded that “the Queen strip the Sussexes of their titles”.
A number of celebrities and public figures have come to the defense of Meghan who slammed those who criticized her but often remained silent about Prince Andrew’s friendship with Jeffery Epstein and Virginia Roberts’ claims that he was her. had sexually assaulted as a minor.
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“I * THINK * they may be more embarrassed by their alleged resident pedo Andrew, who was a sex trafficker’s best friend, than an American supporting women voting in her own country, and vaguely referring to the importance of general democracy which is currently threatened here, ”said Jameela Jamil.
I * think * they may be more embarrassed by their alleged resident pedo Andrew who was a sex trafficker’s best friend, than an American woman supporting women voting in her own country, and vaguely referring to the importance of general democracy which is threatened here now. https://t.co/HtnOoc7Zgs
– Jameela Jamil 🌈 (@jameelajamil) 22 août 2020
‘Derry Girls’ star Nicola Coughlan added:’ If you are fumin about Meghan Markle having political views I suggest you don’t google ‘King Edward & Hitler’ as you would be fumin hun .
I mean it was on The Crown like
– Nicola Coughlan (@nicolacoughlan) August 22, 2020
Actress Rachel Parris said: “People who criticize a woman of color for advocating against voting for an openly racist man who brags about sexual assault, have a word with you.
People who criticize a woman of color for advocating against voting for an openly racist man who brags about sexual assault, have a word with yourself. #meghan
– Rachel Parris (@rachelparris) August 22, 2020
See more of the reaction below:
Puzzle me this: When public figures in media and politics demand that Meghan Markle be stripped of her title for speaking out against one of the worst presidents in U.S. history and a threat to the world. But keep silent about the odious Prince Andrew. What does that make them?
– Dre Jennifer Cassidy (@OxfordDiplomat) 22 août 2020
Other royals have spoken about elections, issues such as the environment, and even wrote to ministers on politics. But #Meghan, who is an American citizen, telling people to take the American election seriously is kind of a terrible scandal.
– Prof Kate Williams (@KateWilliamsme) August 22, 2020
personally i think all royals should be stripped of their titles OUT OF Meghan Markle
– rachel (@ rachellyndon1) August 22, 2020
I really like Meghan Markle. She wraps up the right wingers more than I could ever hope for.
– Limmy (@DaftLimmy) August 22, 2020
When prominent public figures demand that Meghan Markle be stripped of her royal title for ‘impropriety’ while remaining mysteriously silent on Prince Andrew, it says a lot more about them than she does.
– Katy (@ KatyJayne101) 22 août 2020