Hillary Clinton shows unity with Meghan Markle by sharing one of her feminist quotes on Instagram

Mail Online | 1/24/2020 | Hayley Richardson For Mailonline
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Hillary Clinton appears to have made a public show of support towards Meghan Markle by sharing one of her inspirational quotes on Instagram.

The former US Secretary of State, 72, uploaded a post featuring a comment the duchess made in February 2018 to her page yesterday.

Quote - Purple - Background - 'Women - Voice

The quote, written in purple against a green background, read: 'Women don't need to find a voice. They have a voice. They need to feel empowered to use it, and people need to be encouraged to listen.'

Meghan made the remark during a Q&A session about women's empowerment at the first Royal Foundation forum held with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the Aviva offices in London.

Month - Meghan - Prince - Harry - Quit

Earlier this month Meghan and Prince Harry quit as senior members of the Royal Family - having already split from their joint charity with Prince William and Kate Middleton in June last year.

Mrs Clinton's post received more than 70,000 likes, with many of her 4.5 million followers sharing applauding emojis in response.

Lady - Meghan - 'gutsy - Interview - Sunday

The former first lady has previously spoken favourably of Meghan, hailing her as 'gutsy' in interview with The Sunday Times Magazine in October.

She added: 'I'm a huge Meghan Markle fan.'

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Mrs Clinton also revealed she wanted to put her arms around the duchess and comfort her over the 'racist and sexist treatment' she has received.

Speaking to Emma Barnett on Radio 5 Live in November, the ex-politician said the treatment of Meghan over the past three years has been 'heartbreaking and wrong'.

Programme - Daughter - Chelsea - Duchess - Backlash

She appeared on the programme with her daughter Chelsea, who said the duchess had 'absolutely' faced a racially charged backlash after her relationship with Harry began in 2016.

Mrs Clinton said: 'I think even if you go back and look at social media from the time the engagement was announced, race was clearly an element in it.

'And to think...
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