'60 Minutes' Australia under fire for 'racist' Meghan Markle story

“60 Minutes” Australia is under fire after releasing a trailer for an upcoming story on Meghan Markle. The clip features an interview with British media personality Katie Hopkins, who slams Markle as “the biggest hypocrite there is.” Hopkins is known for her far-right wing views on immigration, and once tweeted that redheaded children are “harder to love.”

Hopkins also says of Markle in the trailer, “She’s a no one! She wears bad clothes. When did we ask for that?”

The news magazine tweeted the trailer in advance of the episode, and captioned it “How Meghan Markle lost her sparkle.”

Hopkins also mocks Markle’s physical appearance, saying, “There she is in a one shoulder dress being glowing, because all she does is glow.” She adds, “Abdicate! Off you go!”

The program describes Markle’s marriage to Prince Harry as “the insane Markle debacle,” leading many viewers on Twitter to question whether the piece is a fair critique of the Duchess or televised bullying.

Actress and activist Mia Farrow weighed in, tweeting:

Some viewers disagreed with Farrow’s and others’ assessment of the trailer, and questioned whether it’s actually racist or even relevant at all:

Meghan McCain says “there’s going to be a lot of violence” if assault weapons are banned:


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