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ABC cuts ties with Meghan Markle’s BFF Jessica Mulroney following ‘white privilege’ controversy

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Meghan Markle’s shut good friend Jessica Mulroney has misplaced her long-standing gig with “Good Morning America” after she grew to become embroiled this week in a controversy concerning white privilege.

Simply sooner or later after making a public apology for her feud with life-style blogger Sasha Exeter, the ABC present confirmed Mulroney would not seem on “GMA” as a trend contributor.

“As Jessica Mulroney said last night, she is stepping away from her professional engagements and that includes Good Morning America. She will no longer appear on our show,” a tweet from the morning present’s official account reads.

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Mulroney has appeared on varied episodes of the morning present since 2018, based on her IMDB. Most lately she was featured on “GMA3: Strahan, Sarah and Keke” in an episode that aired on Feb. 24.

On Wednesday, Exeter, a life-style blogger, shared a video on Instagram that she titled “MY ‘AMY COOPER’ EXPERIENCE” — a reference to the white lady who referred to as the police on a black birdwatcher in Central Park final month.

In the nearly-12-minute video, Exeter revealed that she had shared a “generic” name to motion on her Instagram story in gentle of latest occasions, claiming that Mulroney “took offense” to the message.

“What happened next was a series of very problematic behavior and antics that ultimately resulted in [Mulroney] sending me a threat in writing last Wednesday,” mentioned the blogger.

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Jessica Mulroney (left) and Sasha Exeter.

Exeter pressured that she wasn’t calling Mulroney a racist, however mentioned that “she is very well aware of her wealth, her perceived power and privilege because of the color of her skin.”

“And that, my friends, gave her the momentary confidence to come for my livelihood in writing,” mentioned Exeter, calling the incident a show of “textbook white privilege.”

“For her to threaten me  ― a single mom, a single black mom — during a racial pandemic blows my mind,” the blogger continued. “The aim right here is real, transformative change ― not optical and performative bulls–t. You can’t be posting that you just stand in solidarity whereas trying to silence anyone by way of textual content.”

Mulroney issued an apology within the feedback of the video.

“You are right when you say ‘this s–t needs to stop,'” wrote Mulroney, per People. “As leaders, we need to join hands and call out wrongs. I know we have different experiences. And that is something that, even in the course of a heated argument, I need to acknowledge and understand. I am unequivocally sorry for not doing that with you, and for any hurt I caused.”

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Jessica Mulroney and Meghan Markle are pictured here in March 2016. Mulroney explained in a recent interview with Harper's Bazaar why she won't ever talk about the Duchess of Sussex.

Mulroney then referenced her relationship with Markle, 38, calling their relationship and the Duchess of Sussex’s time within the highlight “deeply educational.”

“I learned a lot from that,” admitted Mulroney. “I promise to continue to learn and listen on how I can use my privilege to elevate and support black voices.”

After the general public apology, Exeter shared a screenshot of a direct message that she acquired from Mulroney, which contained the specter of a lawsuit.

“Liable [sic] suit. Good luck,” Mulroney wrote.

Then on Thursday, Mulroney shared a press release of her personal on the matter.

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“As some of you may have seen, @SashaExeter and I had a disagreement,” she wrote on Instagram. “She rightfully called me out for not doing enough when it came to engaging in the important and difficult conversation around race and injustice in our society. I took it personally and that was wrong. I know I need to do better. Those of us with a platform must use it to speak out.”

In the meantime, insiders near Markle and Prince Harry revealed to Self-importance Truthful that the royal couple stay “united” in supporting the Black Lives Matter motion.

Fox Information’ Nate Day contributed to this report.

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