Howie Mandel defends Meghan Markle’s ‘Deal or No Deal’ comments

Howie Mandel doesn’t understand why Meghan Markle got so much backlash for saying she was reduced to “bimbo” While in “Deal or No Deal”.

The former gaming show host has defended the Duchess of Sussex, saying she wasn’t banging on the show, but rather expressed how she feels.

‘I’ve never really heard anyone complain and I don’t think Meghan is complaining,’ 66-year-old He told us weekly In an article published on Thursday. “I think Meghan just said she wanted to do more. It just wasn’t satisfactory for her.”

He added, “So I don’t know why there’s so much pandemonium, except I have to say standing there with 26 women staring at me made me feel like a bimbo.”

TV personality – revealed earlier I don’t remember Markle On the game show – he went on to say he could understand where the 41-year-old came from after having felt similar feelings during his four years on the show.

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Howie Mandel has defended Meghan Markle’s “Deal or No Deal” comments.
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“I got it because – I’ve never said this before – but they had this pyramid of 26 beautiful, intelligent women standing there just staring at me like I was a piece of meat,” he continued. “I was in the middle, wearing a suit and I felt like more than this. And they were looking at me and I did nothing.”

Although Mandel said he felt like “nothing” while participating in the popular game show, he emphasized that “it was a great work environment.”

Markle got into hot water earlier this month after saying in her podcast, “The Archetypes,” that she left the now-defunct game show because she was “much more than materialized on stage.”

She said, “I didn’t like feeling compelled to be compelled to be all in appearance and little to substance, and that’s how I felt at the time when I was reduced to this specific archetype: the word ‘bimbo’.”

After her controversial comments, Social media usersAnd the Former employees From the show to Whoopi Goldberg, she spoke out against her claims.

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Markle felt like she was transformed into a “bimbo” while working on the game show.
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The “View” co-host has rejected Markle’s claims that getting jobs looks less like you Just part of the show business.

“When you’re an artist, you take the party,” she said on the talk show. “You take the party. Sometimes you’re in a Bozo suit, sometimes you have a big nose, and that’s just what it is.”

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