Meghan Markle reveals she was compared to Krusty the Clown at school

Meghan Markle has revealed that she was compared to Simpsons character Krusty the Clown as a child after trying to replicate actress Andie McDowell’s “perfect curly haircut” in the film Four Weddings and a Funeral.

The 40-year-old mother-in-law opened up about her ‘obsession’ with Andy, now 63, during a surprise appearance Ellen Degenerestalk show on Thursday, during which he also shared details about his ‘happy’ family life Prince Harry And their two children, renewed her calls for compulsory paid family leave in America, and closed her children’s book, The Bench.

It was during a conversation about the book that Meghan talked about facing the taunts of her peers in middle school angel When she tried to style her ‘ethnic hair’ in the same way as the character of Andy from the 1994 British rom com.

After shutting down 63-year-old Ellen about her reasons for writing The Bench – which was based on a poem she wrote for Prince Harry on Father’s Day – the Duchess was then questioned about another self-illustrated book What he wrote was A Child, A Face Without Freckles, A Night Without Stars.

Talk show host Ellen took a page out of the book, showing a self-portrait of Meghan, and then in ‘Self Illustration’ questioned the Duchess about her hairstyle.

‘It was a real bummer!’ Meghan Markle reveals she was compared to The Simpsons character Krusty the Clown in middle school after trying to replicate Andie McDowell’s hair

The 40-year-old told Ellen DeGeneres during an interview that she was 'obsessed' with Andy, now 63, while sharing photos of herself with the actress's hairstyle (pictured).

The 40-year-old told Ellen DeGeneres during an interview that she was ‘obsessed’ with Andy, now 63, while sharing photos of herself with the actress’s hairstyle (pictured).

When she was 'ten or 11', Meghan cut her hair to imitate the style designed by Andy in the 1994 film Four Weddings and a Funeral, but said it only looked like the actress's 'first day' Was.

When she was ‘ten or 11’, Meghan cut her hair to imitate the style designed by Andy in the 1994 film Four Weddings and a Funeral, but said it only looked like the actress’s ‘first day’ Was.

‘Let’s talk about your hair,’ the TV personality continued, prompting Meghan to explain the inspiration for her: ‘I used to look like this when I was ten or 11, and my hair The reason K looked like this was because I was obsessed with Andie McDowell at Four Weddings and a Funeral.

‘I just wanted a perfect short curly hair, so I went to the barber and got it.’

However, while the Duchess noted that her new hairstyle looked ‘amazing’ on the first day after getting her haircut, she admitted that it didn’t stay that way for very long.

‘That first day I was like, “This is amazing, I look like Andie McDowell,” she recalled, sharing a childhood image of herself sporting curly.

,[But] It was like everyone forgot to tell me, “You have ethnic hair, you’re not going to look like Andie McDowell at Four Weddings and a Funeral.”

Although Meghan was not given any advice prior to getting her haircut, she explained that her peers at school had asked her to innovate, with some even telling her that she would have been more like the curly-haired Krusty the Clown— Was similar. Cartoon from The Simpsons.

‘I go to school and they said I look like Krusty the Clown from The Simpsons. It was a real monotony, but I was totally vibrating,’ she joked, revealing another photo of herself in the hairstyle, which prompted Ellen to reassure her: ‘You look like this. Like you’re embracing it.’

'It felt like everyone forgot to tell me, "You have ethnic hair, you're not going to look like Andie McDowell at four weddings and one funeral,"' Meghan said how her hair changed

“It was as if everyone forgot to tell me, “You have ethnic hair, you’re not going to look like Andie McDowell at Four Weddings and a Funeral,” Meghan said of how her hair changed

The Duchess said her schoolmates told her she looked like Christie the Clown after she cut her hair short.

The Duchess said her schoolmates told her she looked like Christie the Clown after she cut her hair short.

'It was a real bummer, but I was totally getting the vibe,' she joked

‘It was a real bummer, but I was totally getting the vibe,’ she joked

Meghan was raised in Los Angeles by her mother Doria Ragland (pictured) and her father Thomas Markle

Meghan was raised in Los Angeles by her mother Doria Ragland (pictured) and her father Thomas Markle

Meghan was raised by her parents, Thomas Markle and Doria Ragland, in Los Angeles, where she attended private elementary and secondary schools on the $200,000-a-year salary of her father’s Emmy Award-winning lighting director.

She began her education at Little Red Schoolhouse Nursery, the private elementary school in Hollywood, which she attended from the age of two, before attending the $9,412-a-semester Immaculate Heart High School in Los Angeles.

Self portrait: Her comments came after Ellen asked Meghan about her hairstyle in a self-portrait which she featured in a book when she was a child (pictured)

Self portrait: Her comments came after Ellen asked Meghan about her hairstyle in a self-portrait which she featured in a book when she was a child (pictured)

She went on to attend Northwestern, a college in Illinois that would have cost $24,000-$28,000-a year for tuition when Meghan studied there from 1999-2003.

The childhood anecdote was just one small part of Meghan’s soap-soft interview with her longtime friend, Ellen.

During her nearly one-hour appearance on the talk show, the Duchess also opened up about her family life with 37-year-old Harry and their two children – five-month-old Lilibet and two-year-old Archie, while never sharing the details of their son. A previously-seen photo of him feeding his chickens at the $14 million Montecito mansion.

Meghan also took the on-air opportunity to renew her call for mandatory paid leave for parents in the US, telling Ellen she would do ‘everything in her power’ to change the policy for millions of Americans.

The Duchess recently caused controversy by cold-calling senators over her personal phone and using her royal title to urge them to vote in favor of paid leave. Earlier, he had written a letter to Congress asking him to consider enacting a paid leave law.

Republican Representative Jason Smith of Missouri, who has previously denounced Meghan for her interference in American politics, even suggested she take away her title to prevent her from using it to gain political mileage. Should be taken.

During the interview, Meghan also shared a never-before-seen image of her two-year-old son Archie feeding chickens at his $14 million Montecito mansion

During the interview, Meghan also shared a never-before-seen image of her two-year-old son Archie feeding chickens at his $14 million Montecito mansion

The Duchess also opened up about her 'happy' family life with Prince Harry and their two children while talking to Ellen

The Duchess also opened up about her ‘happy’ family life with Prince Harry and their two children while talking to Ellen

Meghan told Ellen: ‘I think people really forget, or don’t even know, that in this country, it’s one of only six countries in the whole world and the only wealthy nation in the whole world to have does not have a mandate and is a federal paid leave program.

‘Everyone knows, especially if you have a baby and even if you haven’t, you know how hard it is and how important those first few weeks if months are to have a family. As do not live together.

‘And the fact that we don’t offer this here is that now as a mother of two, I will do everything I can to make sure we can make it applicable to the masses.’

Her statement comes amid reports that Democratic Senator Kristen Gillibrand is facing ‘furious’ backlash from her aides for giving Meghan her personal cell phone number so she can lobby him on paid family leave. Can do

Meghan also promoted her children’s book, The Bench, which she said she wrote as a poem for Harry on Father’s Day, and revealed how son Archie dressed up as a dinosaur for Halloween, while his five-month-old daughter Lily was ‘a little scoundrel like a flower from Bambi’.

Meghan revealed how she spent the festivities with chat show host DeGeneres and his wife, actress Portia de Rossi – their neighbors in the celebrity enclave of Montecito in California.

But Meghan said two-year-old Archie and his younger sister weren’t at Halloween at all, with Archie only in his costume for less than five minutes.

The former actress’s high-profile appearance comes eight months after the Sussexes’ controversial sit-in with Oprah Winfrey left the royal family in jeopardy.

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