Meghan Markle recently opened up to Mariah Carey about her experience as a biracial woman on her new podcast. Prince Harry’s wife said she was considered a black woman when the pair started dating, and Don Lemon responded.
Above Antique model podcast, Markle shared that she wasn’t treated like a black woman until she dated Prince Harry. Previously, she was a mix of black and white.
I think for us it’s very different because we have light skin,” Meghan told the singer. You are not considered a black woman. You are not considered a white woman. You arrange the fit in the middle.
If there was ever a time in my life that I was more focused on my race, it was when I started dating my husband.
The 41-year-old added:
Then I began to understand what it felt like to be treated like a black woman. Because until then, I was treated like a mixed woman. And things really changed.
Don Lemon feedback
Don Lemon, a CNN host, responded to Markle’s comments and said she benefits from the privilege.
She comes from a privileged place where she didn’t face racism until she married a white man,” said Lemon. “And she gets all this criticism and all this attention. And suddenly she understood or understood what it was like to be part of a group of people, especially women in this country or in Europe, who were discriminated against.
Lemon also states:
In fact, I think it’s an eye-opening podcast and I commend Meghan Markle for getting there, although it’s a bit of a shock that at 30, she understands what it’s like to be a Black woman in America. how. I was a bit surprised.
Roomies, what are your thoughts?