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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (born Rachel Meghan Markle; August 4, 1981) is an American member of the British royal family and former actress. Markle was raised in Los Angeles, California and has a mixed ethnic heritage. During her studies at Northwestern University, she began playing small roles in television series and films. From 2011 to 2017, she played Rachel Zane on the American legal drama Suits. She is an outspoken feminist and has addressed issues of gender inequality, and her lifestyle website The Tig featured a column profiling influential women. She represented international charity organizations and received recognition for her fashion and style, releasing a line of clothing in 2016.
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Meghan Markle's claims she was objectified are shut down by 'Deal or No Deal' boss

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The U.K.-based production company behind "Deal or No Deal" is shutting down claims from Meghan Markle that she was "objectified" during her time on the game show.

The production company's chief content officer Lucas Green was asked by Variety if he agrees with Markle's comments that the show's briefcase models were "objectified bimbos." Green told the outlet, "No, but we are constantly evolving the format so that it isn’t the same show it was 15 plus years ago."  Green continued, "A lot of work goes into modernizing our formats to ensure they represent our values as a company and wider society.The U.K.

version, for example, will continue to use members of the public from all walks of life to open the boxes [instead of models]." In October, Markle discussed her time as a briefcase model on "Deal or No Deal" on her "Archetypes" podcast with guest Paris Hilton.The Duchess of Sussex said she quit the game show after a year because she was "objectified." "I was so much more than what was being objectified on the stage," Markle said. "I didn’t like feeling forced to be all looks and little substance." She claimed that the women featured as models on the show would get spray tans and apply false eyelashes before walking on stage. "There was a very cookie-cutter idea of precisely what we should look like," Markle shared. "It was solely about beauty, and not necessarily about brains," she continued at the time. "I was surrounded by smart women on that stage with me, but that wasn’t the focus of why we were there and I would end up leaving with this pit in my stomach.

Like I said, I was thankful for the job but not for how it made me feel, which was not smart." The podcast episode was titled "Breaking Down the Bimbo."  Markle.

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