Meghan Markle Finds Pal Jessica Mulroney’s ‘White Privilege’ Controversy ‘Painful,’ Source Says

Lawrence Kim
June 17, 2020

The spat erupted when Sasha requested why the style stylist "by no means" used her platform to advertise Black Lives Matter regardless of being "very vocal" about different causes.

Toronto-based Sasha stated she was shocked by Jessica's perceived silence on the problem contemplating her pal Meghan is "arguably probably the most well-known black ladies on this planet".

Mulroney apparently "took offence" to Exeter's "call to action" on Instagram in the wake of the shocking death of George Floyd at the hands of cops. Mulroney is not only the moderator, but also the stylist.

"You think your voice matters".

Mulroney and her husband, Ben, are regarded as a Canadian power couple. They've known one another since they were teenagers.

But after her seeming apology, Exeter said that Mulroney sent her a message threatening her with a lawsuit. The trigger is a dispute between Mulroney and the Canadian influencer Sasha Exeter. From that point forward, Jessica - frequently named the "Gwyneth Paltrow of Canada" - has been a constant wellspring of help for Meghan, with her impact, in any event, stretching out to assisting with arranging her 2018 wedding to Prince Harry and her outfits for their voyage through Australia.

No ties between Jessica Mulroney and Good Morning America as a repercussion for threatening Black Influencer
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Meghan Markle's greatest pal, 40, was sacked from two profitable TV jobs final week following her row with Sasha Exeter who accused Jessica of utilizing her "wealth and privilege" to close her up.

In private, however, she threatened Exeter with a libel suit. Her fears for her work and career were such that she had a string of sleepless nights and even spoke to her parents about the situation.

When the debacle became public, Mulroney apologized again. A source close to Markle tells ET that it was "painful" to learn that one of her best friends could have made such "misguided and insensitive comments".

Speaking of the appearance of Jessica Mulroney, royal and etiquette expert William Hanson told the Daily Mail that while the best friend of Meghan Markle looked great, it is every guest's duty not to look "too good". "It was deeply educational". However, according to media reports, Markle has distanced herself from Mulroney. Her TV show I Do, Redo was pulled from the air on CTV and she has been bumped from occasional engagements on ABC's Good Morning America. Mulroney also announced plans to withdraw from social media in the next few days.

The former "I Do Redo" host also acted as the bridesmaid where she carried the train of the wedding dress Meghan Markle wore down the aisle. She said that she will take this time to learn, reflect as well as focus on her family.

After Exeter had asked the public figures to speak on, stand as well as use their voice for the race war which is going and what is happening with the black community on Instagram in a 12-minute video. "The behavior of Jessica Mulroney contradicts our commitment to diversity and equality", says a statement by the broadcaster on Instagram.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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