Andy Cohen hits back at ‘insane’ Meghan Markle rumors after Spotify drops podcast

Andy Cohen has shot down promises that Meghan Markle did not interview the topics of her Archetypes podcast, contacting the Duchess of Sussex “nicely-knowledgeable”. 

The Bravo star was one particular of lots of guests on the former sequence which she launched in partnership with Spotify in 2022. But amid ongoing speculation that producers edited with each other the conversations,  Andy has defended Prince Harry’s wife, calling the rumors “insane”. 

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Andy defended Meghan from the ‘insane’ rumors

“Of study course, I [spoke with Meghan], And she certainly [interviewed me]. Which is an crazy rumor,”the 55-calendar year-outdated advised Us Weekly. 

“Her podcast is conversations with people. How would she not have, of system she did. She was rather effectively-researched, very well-informed and thoughtful,” he included. 

During his overall look on the audio present, Meghan disclosed that her staff experienced the moment attempted to get her booked on his plan Watch What Comes about Live to encourage her former Tv set series Fits, but were turned down. 

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Meghan Markle as Rachel Zane in Fits

The 41-12 months-outdated explained to the discuss demonstrate host that at the time she was a massive admirer of The Genuine Housewives franchise, which he helped develop and now co-government produces. 

“I was so keen to be on your demonstrate due to the fact I was these a Housewives fan at the time and I just couldn’t get booked,” the former actress claimed to which Andy responded, contacting it “the biggest blunder in the 13 yrs of the exhibit”. 

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Harry and Meghan married in 2017

Meghan starred in the legal drama Suits as Rachel Zane for seven seasons from 2011 to 2018. She filmed her closing scene in 2017 and went on to marry Prince Harry the subsequent yr in a ceremony at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle. 

Andy’s remarks come a week right after it was announced that Archewell and Spotify have mutually agreed to section techniques, with a joint assertion expressing the satisfaction they felt for the sequence they designed with each other. 

“Spotify and Archewell Audio have mutually agreed to portion means and are happy of the series we designed jointly,” a rep mentioned to Hi! 

The Duchess’ podcast was a passion project

Archetypes, a imagined-provoking podcast that explored the record of stereotypes towards ladies, also involved conversations with notable figures these types of as tennis star Serena Williams, singer Mariah Carey, Paris Hilton, and actors Mindy Kaling and Constance Wu. 

The Sussexes’ deal with Spotify, signed in late 2020, was reported to be worthy of somewhere around $25 million  (£18 million). It aimed to placement them as hosts and producers of podcasts, showcasing their storytelling talents and sharing impactful narratives with a world viewers. 

Meghan, reflecting on her encounter with Archetypes, expressed her passion for the challenge on the couple’s Archewell website, stating: “I cherished digging my palms into the procedure, sitting up late at evening in bed, doing work on the composing and resourceful. And I beloved digging deep into meaningful dialogue with my various and inspiring attendees, laughing and understanding with them. It has been these types of a labor of like.”