Brian Cox Slams Monarchy But Says Meghan Markle ‘Knew What She Was Getting Into’

Brian Cox isn’t keen on the monarchy — however he doesn’t see Meghan Markle as a naive newcomer, both.

In excerpts from a Haute Living New York interview printed Wednesday by Page Six, the “Succession” star argued that Markle “clearly” had “ambitions” to affix the monarchy, and accused her of feigning unwarranted shock when her eventual exit induced a scandal.

Cox claimed Markle had “childhood dreams of marrying Prince Charming and all that shit we see as fantasy that could be our lives in our dreams.” The 76-year-old mentioned he was baffled at what exactly Markle thought she may accomplish by marrying Prince Harry.

“You can’t go into a system where somebody’s already been trained to behave in a certain kind of way and then just expect them to cut themselves off,” the actor informed Haute Living New York, per Page Six. “I mean, she knew what she was getting into.”

The native Scotsman isn’t recognized for mincing phrases. He not too long ago described the relentless methodology appearing of his “Succession” co-star Jeremy Strong as “fucking annoying.” And regardless of his considerably ambivalent views on Markle, Cox isn’t so keen on her in-laws, both.

“In my opinion, we shouldn’t have a monarchy,” Cox informed Haute Living New York. “It’s not viable; it doesn’t make any sense.”

Actor Brian Cox is not a fan of the royal household, or the monarchy as a complete.

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When requested about the way forward for the royal household, Cox embodied his interior Logan Roy.

Cox has mentioned he believes that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex needed to wrestle with critical challenges.

“I don’t know what went on, but something clearly traumatic went on for the pair of them,” he mentioned on “Good Morning Britain” in December, per Yahoo. “I don’t think they made it up, I don’t think it’s false. I think it’s true and should’ve been rectified, and it hasn’t.”

Cox has been equally essential of the British tabloid media, which Harry and Meghan cited as a considerable motivating consider leaving the U.Okay., when the couple accomplished their royal exit for quieter pastures in California.

“[The press] have forced Meghan and Harry to quit the country,” Cox informed the Evening Standard in February 2020. “Let’s not beat about the bush, they have driven them out, and yes, I have no doubt at all, some of it is racist. It’s horrible what has happened to them.”

The remaining season of “Succession” premieres March 26 on HBO at 9 p.m. EST.

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