Pop superstar Mariah Carey called the Duchess of Sussex a “diva” in a podcast interview. Her shocked Duchess Meghan confessed that the label made her “sweaty” and she “stopped her leg.”
Carey told the former Suits actress: Don’t even act like…” responded the surprised Duchess, who laughed in amazement.
In the final narration for the second Archetypes episode, released by Spotify on Tuesday, Meghan said she worried about “nonsense” remarks Carrie might have read about her.
“Everything was going smoothly until that moment happened.
Megan adds: In this silent rebellion, I began to writhe in my chair. I want to wait what? no what? What are you doing? it’s not true. why do you say that?
“My mind was really spinning with the nonsense she must have read and clicked to get her to say it.”
The Duchess implied that Carrie put her at ease immediately and that the label was “chic” and “ambitious.”
“When she said diva, she was talking about how I dressed, how I dressed, how amazing she looked.
“She meant diva as a compliment. meant it as chic and ambitious.
During the exchange, the pair discussed the concept of being a diva, with Meghan stating: It’s not something I tie in, but it plays a big role for you. ”
Carrie responds: Don’t even act like… ”
Meghan responds, “What diva moment would you give me?”
Carey laughed and added, “Don’t act like you…it’s a visual too.”
Meghan replies, “Oh, that’s what it looks like.”
During the 46-minute episode, Meghan said it wasn’t until she started dating the Duke of Sussex that she began to understand that she should be treated like a black woman.
“Then I started to understand what it was like to be treated like a black woman, because up until then I was treated like a mixed race woman. Things really changed.”
The podcast’s release comes a day after the Duchess gave a controversial interview to The Cut, in which she said she made an “aggressive effort” to forgive the royal family, adding, “Especially that I can say anything. I know,” he warned.
She was also said to have had the same jubilation when Nelson Mandela was released from prison as when she married Harry in South Africa.
Titled The Duality Of Diva With Mariah Carey, the episode explores the “complexities surrounding ‘diva'” and the negative connotations associated with the term.
Duchess Meghan, who resigned from the incumbent monarchy in 2020, said, “It’s interesting. This idea of power, the idea that those who gain power need to be overthrown, and how it corresponds to the use of words.
In her narration, the Duchess mentions quirky diva requests related to Carrie, including her reported request for 20 white kittens and 100 white doves when she turned on the London Christmas lights. increase.
Megan laughs and says: Do not know. “
In the podcast, Carrie spoke to Meghan about her childhood and said: was) and I didn’t fit anywhere at all.
Meghan answers: I know that. “
The Duchess added: Of course I had to talk to you. You were so formative for me. Expression is very important. ”
At one stage, Meghan elaborated on Carrie’s Honey music video from 1997, saying, “Oh, it was so good,” adding that her “sleek black bodysuit” and “in the wind while flirting with this mystery man.” I’m talking about Fluttering Curls. A cute dog, of course.”
The duchess recalled how she wore platform shoes and butterfly clips in the late 1990s, recalled a Barbie Girl song that had just been released, and said the Spice Girls were “the biggest pop group in the world.”
“There are platform shoes in there – I had a few of them – and butterfly clips in there, I had more of them,” she adds.
Meghan’s guest on next week’s episode is actress Mindy Kaling.