When Jessica Mulroney deleted her throwback photo of Meghan Markle from Instagram, countless fans took it as confirmation that the former best friends were in the middle of a feud. However, it turns out the celebrity stylist had a very different reason for removing that snapshot.
On her Instagram Story, she explained, "People often ask why I delete certain posts. The amount of bullying and hatred I’ve had to put up with for 3 years….I’m tired of looking at it. Be kind. Be gracious. We are grown ups…stop acting like teenagers. Real women don’t put down other women."
The post comes only a few weeks after she deleted the infamous Markle photo, which included a candid shot of Mulroney's son standing behind the bride. The Instagram caption read, "I see this and pure joy." Only moments later, however, the photo was deleted.
The stylist has recently been facing tons of criticism on social media after Sasha Exeter, a Black influencer, called her out for using her white privilege to discourage brands from working with her. As a result, she lost a number of high-profile opportunities. It's also been reported that the scandal caused a huge rift between Markle and Mulroney.
Though the former TV presenter has since apologized for her actions, a source revealed to Us Weekly that she and Markle are currently not on the best terms. While referring to the stylist's statement, the insider said, "Meghan could not get over that Jessica brought up her relationship with Meghan when she commented about her ‘closest friend’ in the discourse with Sasha. That was hugely offensive to Meghan and the deciding factor for her. Meghan considers the relationship to be done.” Obviously, we're taking these "sources" and "reports" with a massive grain of salt, particularly in light of Mulroney's IG Story.
"Real women don’t put down other women?" Now that's something we can totally get behind.