Meghan Markle scorned in UK because she’s a ‘cunning bully’ and NOT because of her color: Ben Goldsmith

'Meghan has come to personify the arrival of America's deranged culture wars in Britain,' Ben Goldsmith adds

Meghan Markle scorned in UK because she’s a ‘cunning bully’ and NOT because of her color: Ben Goldsmith
Ben Goldsmith claims Meghan Markle is disliked in Britain because she is a 'manipulative bully’ (Matthew Lloyd/Getty Image; Ben Goldsmith/Twitter)
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LONDON, ENGLAND: English financier and environmentalist Ben Goldsmith recently took a dig at Meghan Markle. He claimed that she was disliked in Britain, not because of her color, but because she was a "cunning bully who was exposed."

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Goldsmith, who was a non-executive board member of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, made a string of cryptic allegations in response to claims that the Duchess of Sussex was a victim of racism.

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Goldsmith instantly deleted one of the three allegations but the one claiming that Meghan had been cruel is still visible to the public. "We are far from perfect, but poll after poll shows British people to be among the most welcoming and the least racist anywhere. At the start, Meghan was adored. Crowds thronged the streets at the wedding. Meghan is disliked because she is a manipulative bully who got found out. Meghan has come to personify the arrival of America’s deranged culture wars in Britain," read a his tweet.

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The former 'Suits' star has time and again been slammed with allegations of bullying. The first allegations against Meghan were made 18 months ago. The allegations emerged following the complaints by her staff during a "toxic period" before the couple decided to shift to California in 2020. "Broken" royal aides told of feeling humiliated, "sick, terrified, left shaking with fear," and "being reduced to tears."

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While one of the staffers branded Meghan and Harry as "outrageous bullies," others accused them of meting out "emotional cruelty" to the staff and "driving them out." However, the couple's attorneys quashed all the allegations and claimed that Meghan and Harry never mistreated or bullied their staff between 2018 and 2020.

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex arrive at the United Nations Headquarters on July 18, 2022 in New York City. Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex is the keynote speaker during the United Nations General assembly to mark the observance of Nelson Mandela International Day where the 2020 U.N. Nelson Mandela Prize will be awarded to Mrs. Marianna Vardinogiannis of Greece and Dr. Morissanda Kouyaté of Guinea.
Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex arrive at the United Nations Headquarters on July 18 in New York City (Getty Images)

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In response to the allegations, the royal aides launched an inquiry into claims that Meghan’s "belittling" behavior while a working member of the Royal Family drove two female personal assistants out of the household and "undermined the confidence" of a third. The royal household employed a third-party law firm, paid for by the family privately, to probe the claims in a move that some predicted could increase tensions between Harry and Meghan and "the institution."

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Meghan has always denied the allegations of bullying while her lawyers branded the whole episode as a "calculated smear campaign." In 2021, a palace spokesman delivered a statement which made it clear that the allegations – which were brought to the attention of senior household staff at the time by Harry and Meghan’s concerned press secretary Jason Knauf – would not be probed.

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