Meghan Markle admits she ‘reviewed’ Paris Hilton before speaking to her for the Archetypes podcast on ‘The Bimbo’, saying the socialite was the interviewee she was ‘most nervous’ about
- Meghan Markle released the sixth episode of her Archetypes podcast for Spotify on Tuesday morning, featuring Paris Hilton
- In the episode ‘Breaking Down The Bimbo’, Markle admits she was nervous about interviewing the American socialite because she ‘had a judgment on Paris’
- Hilton, 41, replied that she was also hesitant about having an audience with the Duchess of Sussex because I’m such a shy person and we haven’t met before’
- Pair discussed how archetypes including ‘the bimbo or the dumb blonde thrived in the reality TV boom of the early 2000s’
Meghan Markle told listeners on the latest episode of her ‘Archetypes’ Spotify podcast that she was nervous about interviewing Paris Hilton because she “had an opinion” of the socialite.
On the latest episode of the Duchess of Sussex’s podcast series entitled ‘Breaking Down The Bimbo’, she came face to face with the 41-year-old socialite as they discussed how she rose to fame as a reality star in the 90s. tv star. .
Before the interview began, Markle, also 41, told her audience she was nervous about the recording, saying, “I’ve been most nervous about this one.”
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The Duchess of Sussex released the latest episode of her Spotify Archetypes podcast on Tuesday, ‘Breaking Down The Bimbo’, but admitted she was nervous about interviewing Paris Hilton because she had ‘a judgment’ on the American socialite.
Markle, 41, says she grew up thinking ‘What could be wrong with her life?’ because Hilton, also 41, was ‘beautiful, rich and famous’
Hilton rose to fame in the 90s, with socialite friend Nicole Richie on the reality TV show The Simple Life; she says she was told to adopt a ‘bimbo’ persona for the program
She explained: “Because I’m ashamed to admit it, but I had a judgment about Paris. And I don’t like judgment that doesn’t feel right.
“But I had to be honest about that, because growing up she was beautiful, rich and famous. What could be wrong with her life?’
Hilton responded by saying she was also hesitant about having an audience with the Duchess of Sussex because I’m such a shy person and we haven’t met before.”
In the candid episode, Markle discussed the labels ‘Bimbo’ and ‘Dumb Blonde’, exploring why ‘brain and beauty in a woman have historically played out against each other’.
In the podcast’s intro, Markle talked about her own experiences of being valued solely for her physical appearance, when she starred as a Deal or No Deal “briefcase girl” in 2006.
The Duchess of Sussex said she was grateful for the work as she tried to break through as an actress and ‘pay the bills’ – ‘but not how I felt, which wasn’t smart’.
Meghan Markle opened up as a Deal or No Deal suitcase girl today, revealing she stopped claiming she felt ‘objectified’ and like a ‘bimbo’
Meghan appeared on season two of NBC’s Deal or No Deal 16 years ago. She first stood next to briefcase number 11 for two episodes, then moved to number 24. The royal claimed the briefcase girls had to go to beauty stations, including one to pad her bra.
The California-based royal, who appeared on the program in 2006, revealed that she and the other women on the show were forced to queue for various beauty treatments, including “padding in your bra.”
Meghan appeared on season two of NBC’s Deal or No Deal 16 years ago. She first stood next to suitcase number 11 for two episodes, then moved to number 24. She left the show mid-season.
She said, “I ended up quitting the show. I was so much more than what was objectified on stage.
In Latest Episode of Meghan Markle’s ‘Archetypes’ Spotify Podcast, Paris Hilton Discusses ‘Breaking Down The Bimbo’
“I didn’t like being forced to just be looks. And little content. And that’s how it felt to me when I was reduced to this particular archetype, the word bimbo,” adding, “It’s a word used to knock a beautiful woman down to say she’s beautiful, but maybe she’s slutty or maybe she’s stupid or stupid’.
Meghan said she wants her own daughter Lilibet to be valued for her brain. She said, “I want our daughter to strive to be a little higher. Yes, I want my Lili to be educated and to be smart and proud of those things.”