Meghan Markle Recalls Being Objectified On ‘Deal Or No Deal’


Meghan Markle was an aspirant actress before becoming a member the British royal family. She appeared on the popular game show, “The Game Show”. Deal or No Deal As one of the “briefcase girls.”Markle has kept her private life quiet about her days on the show. But, on the most recent episode of her podcast the duchess shared why she left the gig.

Markle’s Time As A ‘Briefcase Girl’

A recent episode of ArchetypesMarkle and Paris Hilton sat down to discuss the topic. “bimbo”Trope, and how she spent her time Deal or No Deal She was left feeling “objectified.”Markle worked as a briefcase on the game program while she pursued her dream to be an actress. 

Markle said that she worked as an a “briefcase girl”She was looking for a job that would pay well. “I had income, I was part of the Union, I had health insurance, it was great,” She said. However, the negatives quickly outweighed the benefits. 

Markle: ‘I Was Thankful For The Job But Not For How It Made Me Feel’

Former actress claimed that the show was a success. “very cookie cutter idea”This is what the briefcase girls should look and feel like. “solely about beauty and not necessarily about brains.”Markle also remembered that she and her partner were together. “briefcase girls”We were given weekly spray tan vouchers, and she was once told to “suck it in”One of the showrunners. 

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“I ended up quitting the show,” Markle explained. “Like I said, I was thankful for the job but not for how it made me feel, which was not smart.”The Duchess was quick to point out she was “surrounded by smart women on that stage.”

“But that wasn’t the focus of why we were there,”She continued. “And I would end up leaving with this pit in my stomach, knowing that I was so much more than what was being objectified on the stage. I didn’t like feeling forced to be all looks and little substance. And that’s how it felt for me at the time, being reduced to this specific archetype.”

Markle also compared Markle’s time on Deal or No Deal Referring to other work experiences “And there were times when I was on set at Deal or No Deal and thinking back to my time working as an intern at the US Embassy in Argentina, in Buenos Aires, and being in the motorcade with the Secretary of Treasury at the time and being valued specifically for my brain. Here, I was being valued for something quite the opposite.”

It was great to hear about Markle’s time on Deal or No Deal, but it’s even better to see how far she’s come from those days. Her humanitarian work is what she finds fulfillment in, and it is all that we can hope for.

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