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‘Everyone is trying to be the victim’: Chris Rock looks into Meghan Markle’s allegations of racism against royals


Chris Rock in new Netflix comedy – Chris Rock: The selective rage has thrown a few jabs at Meghan Markle and the royal family. Speaking about allegations of racism Meghan has made against members of the royal family, Chris Rock said not everything she experienced was racism, some of it was her ‘brother-in-law’. The comedian also digs into the royal family saying they were the ones who invested in slavery like Shark Tank. Read on for more details.

Chris Rock throws punches at Meghan Markle

Chris Rock touched on the topic of the royal family and Meghan Markle by saying that whoever tries to be a victim is not actually a victim and they know it very well. He specifically mentioned the Duchess of Sussex in this instance and later said, “Sounds like a nice lady, just complaining.”

Rock says he doesn’t understand what Markle has been complaining about since she got into the “light skinned lottery”. The comedian says Meghan’s claims that her in-laws are racist because they wanted to know how brown the baby will be is not racist. Even black people want to know how brown a baby will be.

Chris Rock then says he understands Meghan Markle’s real “dilemma”, which is that the black girl wanted to be accepted into the home of her white in-laws. The comedian says that this “filth” is very difficult. He says black people who want to be accepted by their white relatives should marry Kardashian because they accept everyone so easily. Rock joked that “Kris Jenner is like the Statue of Liberty.”

The Duchess of Sussex has not made any public statement or comment about Chris Rock’s beatings.

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Joanna Swanson

Joanna Swanson is Europe correspondent at the Thomson Reuters Foundation based in Brussels covering politics, culture, business, climate change, society, economies and inclusive tech. With specific focus in breaking news, she has covered some of the world's most significant stories.