The former Suits actress wrote for Elle in 2016 about the personal struggles she faced in balancing her overseas work with the UN with the glitz and glamor of Hollywood.
She also shed light on the mental challenges she faced dusting herself off after long periods of work on humanitarian projects in Rwanda, directly in an awards show.
She wrote: “My brain, heart and mind couldn’t change gears so quickly, from the determined work I had done all week in Rwanda to the refined glamor of an awards show.
“I never wanted to be a woman who eats lunch; I always wanted to be a working woman.
“Fame comes with opportunity, but it also includes responsibility – to stand up and share, to focus less on glass slippers and more on pushing past glass ceilings.”
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And her previous comments to Elle support this point, since she admitted “always wanting to be a working woman”.
Therefore, the idea of ’never complain, never explain’ – the mantra of the Royal Family – would have felt completely foreign to Meghan.
She also developed this after leaving the royal family.
The Duchess of Sussex appeared relieved when she spoke in a video message after George Floyd’s gruesome death sparked the Black Lives Matter movement earlier this year.
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In it, she said that she was “using her voice in a way she hadn’t been able to do recently” and said “it’s good to be home”.
Just yesterday, Meghan released a candid statement following the news of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death.
She said: “With an incomparable and indelible legacy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg will forever be known as a brilliant woman, a righteousness of courage and a human of deep conviction.
“She has been a real inspiration to me since I was little.
“Honor her, remember her, act for her.