Meghan Markle Admitted That She’s Fed Up With Criticism, But What Does It Mean?

People can’t help but hang onto every single word that Meghan Markle says. Sure, this is an occupational hazard of being a member of the British royal family. But the intrigue with Markle is extreme. Royal fans are eager to know what’s going through her mind at any given moment.

The Duchess of Sussex along with her husband, Prince Harry, has been diligently trying to create a more private life that’s hidden away from cameras most of the time. However, their efforts to build a quiet haven for their family has only made the public’s fascination more intense.

Meghan Markle
Meghan Markle | Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images

The world was watching — and listening — when Prince Harry and Meghan Markle attended the Lion King premiere in London this week. What almost no one expected was to hear what the Duchess of Sussex thinks of all her haters.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle shined like stars at the movie premiere

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex looked every bit the part of movie stars as they strode the red carpet in their black-tie finest. Meghan Markle was radiant in a simple black gown.

There are rumors that Meghan Markle was advised against taking photos with Beyoncé during the red carpet event because doing so would appear “too Hollywood.” But even if that’s true, Markle blatantly ignored the advice and happily chatted with Beyoncé and her husband before the show.

In one amazing moment, the two extraordinary women leaned in and hugged each other, which was surprisingly not a break in protocol like some fans thought.

Meghan Markle made one revealing comment to Pharrell

Though there’s been much more buzz about the meeting between Markle and Beyoncé, she’s not the only person the Duchess interacted with at the premiere. Meghan Markle made the most revealing comment of all during her conversation with singer and producer Pharrell Williams.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle meet Pharrell
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle meet Pharrell | Niklas Halle’n /AFP/Getty Images

Pharrell said hello to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle by gushing over how honored he was to meet both of them. He expressed the sentiment further by telling them how “amazing” their relationship is.

“Don’t ever take that for granted, but what it [the relationship] means in today’s climate, I just wanted to tell you it’s so significant for so many of us – seriously,” Pharrell said.

“Thank you so much,” Meghan said in reply, “that’s so nice of you to say.”

“We cheer you guys on,” Pharrell continued.

It was then that Meghan Markle dropped the bombshell: “Oh thank you. They don’t make it easy.”

Who doesn’t make it easy for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry?

Though her comment doesn’t reveal the exact source of her frustration, we can assume that Meghan Markle is mostly fed up with the media hounding her for stories and criticizing her for trying to keep some things private.

The Duke and Duchess have been all over the news lately for supposedly violating the contract that the royal family has with the media. According to critics, Markle has been using her popularity to promote causes she cares about while ignoring them for milestone life events. Most recently, she kept her son Archie’s baptism private and won’t release the identities of his godparents. Fans and members of the press were disappointed by her decision.

There’s clearly a bit of animosity between Meghan Markle and the media. It will be interesting to see how the press responds to the Duchess of Sussex’s comment and if they can reach a compromise in the near future.