When asked how she'd dealt with scrutiny around her ethnicity, her response was self-aware and eloquent, showing off the grace Chopra mentioned in her interview. "Of course it's disheartening," Markle said. "It's a shame that that is the climate in this world, to focus that much on that… but at the end of the day, I'm really proud of who I am and where I come from. © 2019 Condé Nast. All rights reserved.
When he was dating her in 2016, Prince Harry issued a public statement through Kensington Palace condoning the behavior toward her. "Some of this has been very public—the smear on the front page of a national newspaper; the racial undertones of comment pieces; and the outright sexism and racism of social media trolls and Web article comments," the statement read. "Prince Harry is worried about Ms.
But although Chopra knows firsthand what it's like to be unfairly scrutinized in the media, she made sure to point out that the British press have been especially "unfortunate" when it comes to Markle, saying that some of the portrayals of the Duchess of Sussex have been fueled by racism.
Priyanka Chopra and Meghan Markle have been friends for a while, and they're both used to being frequent tabloid fixtures (they've even had to deal with fake stories written about their relationship).
In an interview with The Sunday Times published this weekend, Chopra praised how resilient and strong Markle has been in the face of negative press.
She had some words for the press. https://t.co/k3LhrA3u2g— Glamour (@glamourmag) June 11, 2019