A liberal Australian senator has branded Meghan Markle of being a “horrible person” in a scathing attack on live television.
Politics Hollie Hughes added that the Duchess of Sussex is a “terrible influence” on Prince Harry speaking about the tensions that occur in the royal family.
All eyes have been on the royals since the death of queen elizabeth last Thursday, September 8, during the nation’s period of mourning until the funeral this Monday.
During the wake, Meghan and Harry walked behind Princes William and Kate, and Princesses Charlotte and George down the aisle. as they entered Westminster Abbey after the queen’s coffin.
Speaking to Australia’s Sky News on Monday afternoon, Hughes said: “I think he’s made a terrible mistake and I think she’s had a terrible influence on him. He is a horrible person. He is absolutely embarrassing.”
The senator previously added that she believes Harry will one day regret the “horrible mistake” of marrying the former actress.
“I’m sick of both of them. I long for the day when Harry realizes and thinks what he’s done, and comes to his senses and crosses the pond again,” she said.
Social media users have criticized Hughes for his comments. One wrote: “The only ‘terrible mistake’ is that Senator Hollie Hughes obviously confuses her role as a liberal senator from NSW with her role as a bad girl at school. Appalling behavior from someone who should know better and try harder.” for doing better.”
Another person noted: “Tell me again how such a hateful and poisonous person can hold a place in parliament. Megan is fine. Hollie Hughes, YOU are the one who is the ‘horrible human’.”