Ellen DeGeneres Dishes On Her Afternoon With Prince Harry, Meghan Markle


Ellen DeGeneres is again from her summer season hiatus with a royal story. 

The discuss present host revealed in clip from her present on Monday that she and spouse Portia de Rossi spent a summer season afternoon throughout their trip within the U.Okay. with none apart from Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. 

“Right here’s a sentence I assumed I’d by no means say, however I spent the afternoon with Prince Harry and Meghan,” DeGeneres stated to thunderous applause, earlier than quipping, “I simply need to say it was an honor for them to fulfill me.” 

“Critically, they’re so superb. They’re the cutest couple and so down-to-earth,” she advised the viewers. “And I hate it ― I see them get attacked, and it’s not honest. They’re simply two of probably the most down-to-earth, compassionate folks. They’re doing a lot good for the world.”

DeGeneres spoke in regards to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s work with elephants in Botswana, and her and de Rossi’s work with gorillas in Rwanda, including that the well-known {couples} all need to “do one thing collectively.” 

“I imply I can’t inform you how candy they’re,” DeGeneres added, “however crucial factor is I received to carry little Archie ― the child. I fed Archie, I held Archie.”

She joked that the toddler “weighs 15 kilos, which is, the trade fee, is 17 {dollars} right here!” and stated that “he appears to be like like Harry and he had extra hair than I did on the time.” 

Although she didn’t present a photograph of the group hanging out collectively, she did present the viewers an image she drew of Archie to a lot of laughs.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex on an official visit to the Joff Youth Centre on Oct. 3, 2018 in Peacehaven, United Kingdom.&n

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex on an official go to to the Joff Youth Centre on Oct. 3, 2018 in Peacehaven, United Kingdom. 

DeGeneres revealed in August that she had met the duke and duchess, however didn’t present many particulars. She defended the royal couple on Twitter after Harry and Meghan had been criticized for reportedly taking 4 non-public flights in 11 days, apparently contradicting the values of environmentalism and conservatism they commonly promote. 

“Portia and I met Prince Harry and Meghan in England to speak about their work on wildlife conservation,” DeGeneres tweeted on the time. 

“They had been probably the most down-to-earth, compassionate folks. Think about being attacked for every thing you do, when all you’re attempting to do is make the world higher,” she added. 

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