‘What she would know?!’ Meghan Markle savaged after grandstanding over working mothers


MEGHAN MARKLE has been savaged after speaking out about the pressures on working mothers.

Making the announcement, Meghan said that working mums are “asked to shoulder so much”, something which she said has been “heightened by the pandemic”.

But many people hit out at the Duchess for her latest endeavour, questioning her experience as a working mum.

One Express.co.uk reader, Meto, suggested that she was jumping on a bandwagon, saying: “I am struggling to work out what she would know about working mothers or struggling to get childcare, only thing I can come up with is ‘just another bandwagon'”.

Meghan and Harry

Meghan has been savaged after speaking out about the pressures on working mothers (Image: Getty/Express)

Meghan Markle

Meghan Markle spoke out on behalf of working mums, joining forces with the Marshall Plan for Moms (Image: Getty)

Another reader, nicknamed ReallyReally2, agreed, writing: “As if she would know.

“She has no job, millions in the bank – how would she know how real people cope with life struggles?

“We do what needs to be done and deal with what we have to as best we can!

“It’s called survival. We don’t have the choices she has!”

Meghan Markle

Making the announcement, Meghan said that working mums are ‘asked to shoulder so much’ (Image: Getty)

Meghan and Harry

Many people hit out at the Duchess, questioning her experience as a working mum (Image: Getty)

A fourth user, called Js.Emd added: “Markle as overworked mum!?! That would require oscar-worthy acting indeed.”

Meanwhile, a fifth user questioned: “And what does she know about that subject?”

However, other users defended the Duchess, with Sara May writing: “She didn’t call herself an overworked mum, simply adjusting to new situations is something different.

Risensun wrote: “That’s admirable proud of you and your girls”, while another user said: “You go, girl! Hats off to you!”

Speaking about the move, Meghan had said: “Families everywhere, and especially working moms, are asked to shoulder so much.

“This has only been heightened by the pandemic, with increased caregiving responsibilities, rising prices, and economic uncertainty.

Meghan Markle with Archie

Meghan said ‘it takes a village to raise a child’ (Image: Getty)

“As it’s been said many times, it takes a village to raise a child.

“Today, we’re sending a message that childcare isn’t just a community imperative—it’s a business imperative.

“Creating a stronger workforce starts with meeting the needs of families.”


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