Trump calls Meghan Markle 'nasty' says he would be much better princess than her
Donald Trump’s U.K. visit is off to a controversial start.
During an interview with The Sun at the Oval Office, Trump was told about Markle’s past, less-than-favorable comments about him, including when she called him “misogynistic” and “divisive” during the 2016 election.
Trump also said he would be a “much better princess” than Duchess of Sussex.
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Calling Meghan Markle. “nasty,” Trump said, “If I were a princess, I would not be nasty. People would say, ‘Donald Trump is the nicest princess.’ ”
Trump added that “all a princess has to do is sit on a throne, and I would be very good at that also.”
“I didn’t know that. What can I say? I didn’t know that she was nasty,” Trump replied, before attempting to not totally offend the royal family, adding that he believed she would make a “very good” American princess.
“It is nice, and I am sure she will do excellently,” he said. “She will be very good. I hope she does [succeed].”
During an appearance in 2016 on The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, Meghan Markle was vocal about her dislike for then-presidential candidate Donald Trump.
“It’s really the moment I go; we film Suits in Toronto and I might just stay in Canada,” she said. “Yes, of course, Trump is divisive, think about female voters alone, right? I think it was in 2012 the Republican Party lost the female vote by 12 points; that is a huge number and with as misogynistic as Trump is, and so vocal about it, that is a huge chunk of it.”
President Trump’s upcoming three-day visit to the U.K, will include a welcome ceremony at Buckingham Palace as well as meetings with Prince Harry, Prince William, Prince Charles, Camilla Bowels, Kate Middleton, and Queen Elizabeth. Trump revealed that he plans to tackle the topic of climate change with Charles over a cup of tea.
“I have met Charles before. I like Charles. I think that’s very good,” he said. “We will be talking. I can say we have among the cleanest climate in the world right now. Our air and water are doing very well. We hope other countries can do so well. You know, it is a big atmosphere and frankly if one country is going to be bad and other countries going to be good, the country that is good gets penalized. Which is unfair.”
Trump also added that he hoped his children, Ivanka, Eric, Donald Jr., and Tiffany, could have a “next generation” meeting with Prince Harry and Prince William.
“I think my children will be meeting them. It would be nice,” he continued. “I am bringing some of the family. They are going to be there and we will be greatly honored by the trip.”