Brian Cox Says Meghan Markle "Knew What She Was Getting Into" When She Married Prince Harry

Brian Cox has some thoughts on Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, and he isn't afraid to share him.

The Succession star, in a new interview in Haute Living New York, said Meghan had ambitions of joining the royal family. He said that she had "the childhood dreams of marrying Prince Charming and all that shit we see as fantasy that could be our lives in our dreams."

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Cox continued, "You can’t go into a system where somebody’s already been trained to behave in a certain kind of way and then just expect them to cut themselves off. I mean, she knew what she was getting into."

This isn't the first time the Scottish actor has weighed in on the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, and the royal family. At the end of last year, he said that something "clearly traumatic went on for the pair of them." He continued, "I don’t think they made it up, I don’t think it’s false. I think it’s true and should’ve been rectified, and it hasn’t."

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Later in the Haute Living story, Cox also said the monarchy should be abolished. "In my opinion, we shouldn’t have a monarchy. It's not viable; it doesn’t make any sense." His thoughts on the future of the British royals? "Fuck it, move on."

This is anti-monarchy sentiment from Cox is not new, either. In February 2020, when Harry and Meghan stepped down as senior working royals, he said, "They [referring to media] have forced Meghan and Harry to quit the country. Let's not beat about the bush, they have driven them out, and yes, I have no doubt at all, some of it is racist. It's horrible what has happened to them."

Of the royal family, Cox said, "I think the Queen is an amazing woman, and what she has done is incredible. But when she's gone, the whole bloody shooting match should go, I really think so. We won't end this feudal hold on our culture and system until then."

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