First South Park took its shot and then Chris Rock.
Still, he insisted: ‘I know what she’s going through, I know what Meghan Markle’s going through.
‘I know her dilemma: Black girl trying to be accepted by her white in-laws. Oh it’s hard. It’s so hard, it’s very hard – but it ain’t as hard as a white girl trying to be accepted by her black in-laws. Now that s*** is really hard.
‘Meghan Markle, I know the dilemma. I’m like, “If you black and you wanted to be accepted by your white in-laws then you need to marry a Kardashian because they accept everybody.”‘
There’s a long ignoble tradition of disgruntled British royals packing it up and moving to America, and regaling everyone with their take on how awful the British Royal family is. But unless they die young in an accident, there’s limited interest in that sort of thing even by National Enquirer readers and Oprah viewers.
Just ask Fergie.
You can only tell the same story so many times. And that’s not a strategy for a long-term career.
The Harry and Meghan twist on the disgruntled royals cliche was crying racism. But that’s all but drained. How many books, streaming shows, podcasts and whatnot can you get out of a few years in the limelight?
Even in today’s hyper-reprocessed environment, they’re about to hit a wall. And what’s Plan B?