In her pre-royal life, Meghan Markle spoke out against President Donald Trump, but there was a time when she listed his daughter among the “girl bosses” she admired.
“I love Ivanka Trump,” the actress-turned-duchess told InStyle during a 2015 interview. “I love what she’s done with her company. I think she’s spectacular.”
Today, Meghan is largely constrained from expressing any political views, something the royal family carefully avoids.
In the same interview, Meghan, now 37, went on to list Heidi Klum and former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright (“she is my ultimate girl boss,” Meghan said after recounting how she learned German while on bed rest during a pregnancy) as other inspirations.
She also shared that she was “thrilled” that Hillary Clinton was running for president while speaking about her role as an advocate for U.N. Women.
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Meghan called President Trump “misogynistic” and “divisive” during an appearance on The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore in the run-up to the 2016 presidential election. She also posted to Instagram in support of Clinton.
This isn’t the first time Meghan’s admiration for Ivanka as a businesswoman has come to light. In his book Meghan: A Hollywood Princess, famed Princess Diana biographer Andrew Morton revealed that Meghan “idolized” the soon-to-be first daughter.
“Before Donald Trump entered the race for the presidency, one of female idols was businesswoman Ivanka Trump, who had her own jewelry and clothing line,” Morton wrote, according to AOL.
The author also revealed that Meghan was “thrilled” when Ivanka agreed to fill out a questionnaire for her now-defunct lifestyle blog, The Tig.
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Source:: People.com – Royal News