- Megyn Kelly criticized Meghan Markle for referring to Prince Harry as “my husband” on her podcast.
- Fans of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex responded by making #MeghansHusband trend on Twitter.
- Kelly is a frequent critic of Meghan Markle.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have become the subject of Twitter praise after Megyn Kelly made a slew of disparaging remarks about the couple.
Kelly, who was fired from NBC’s “Today” in 2018 after defending blackface on air, discussed the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on Tuesday’s episode of her podcast, “The Megyn Kelly Show.” Kelly interviewed royal author Christopher Andersen about his upcoming book “The King: The Life of Charles III,” which will be released on November 8.
During the interview, Kelly repeatedly criticized Meghan, specifically taking issue with the Duchess of Sussex referring to Prince Harry as “my husband” on her own podcast, “Archetypes.”
Meghan and Harry have been married since May 2018, and they share two children together, Archie, 3, and Lilibet, 1.
In Tuesday’s episode of “Archetypes,” Meghan spoke enthusiastically about Harry’s parenting skills during a conversation with Pamela Adlon.
“Oh, my husband?” Meghan said. “Oh, he’s great!”
Kelly said on her podcast that she and her producer found Meghan calling Harry her husband “annoying.”
“We get it,” she said of the way Meghan referred to Harry after repeatedly impersonating Meghan saying “my husband” in a mocking tone. “You bagged the gorilla.”
“Congratulations! You got the big bear,” Kelly went on to say. “You want us to know.”
Fans of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex responded to Kelly’s comment by taking to Twitter to post loving photos of Meghan and Harry or solo shots of Harry with #MeghansHusband, highlighting the affection between the couple. The hashtag was trending on Twitter on Thursday.
—Zah (@Bright_Zwide) November 3, 2022
—Busy Royals (@ArchiesServants) November 3, 2022
—𝓦𝔂𝓷𝓷𝓲𝓮 (@SussexRoyalty_) November 3, 2022
Many also suggested Kelly’s comments had racist undertones in their tweets
—SPARE’s fan 🐼💃🐘👑🧜♀️ (@meghaven247) November 3, 2022
—PULA DEE (@duchessofpoms) November 3, 2022
—Worldmyoyster (@Worldmyoyster2) November 3, 2022
One tweet even included a video montage of Harry repeatedly calling Meghan “my wife.”
In the same podcast episode, Kelly called Meghan a “liar” for saying she didn’t know anything about Harry before they started dating.
She also tried to downplay Meghan and Harry’s assertion that a royal family member made racist comments about Archie’s skin tone by saying it’s “not racist” to wonder what a child might look like.
Kelly is a frequent critic of Meghan. On March 8, 2021, she accused the duchess of playing the victim in the interview she and Harry did with Oprah Winfrey. Then on the October 19 episode of her podcast, Kelly said Meghan was trying to “con” people when she said she felt objectified on “Deal or No Deal,” calling her a “fraud.”
Representatives for Kelly and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex did not immediately respond to Insider’s request for comment.