Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been branded the most annoying celebrities of 2022 – just weeks after the release of their multi-million dollar Netflix special that criticized the royal family.
The couple – whose high-profile split from the royal family dominated headlines in 2020 – each grabbed a spot on the recently released Ranker. The Duchess of Sussex tops the list of ‘celebrities you’ll be sick of in 2022’, reader-weary statistics.
The dubious changes for the couple are markedly different from where they were placed earlier in the year, when Markle ranked as low as 20th, while her husband fared slightly better, at No. 1. 23
This year’s top ten includes names to go Oprah Winfrey – the couple’s interview last year saw Markle say the royals care about their sons’ skin color – as well as Amber Heard, James Corden, Kim Kardashian and several other polarizing personalities.
That said, unlike Sussex, the Sussex squad still had a roster that included stars whose reputations were in question this year – such as Kanye West and Ellen DeGeneres. stood out the most.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been branded the most annoying celebrities – just weeks after releasing their multi-million dollar Netflix special criticizing the Royal Family
As of Saturday morning, the Ranker article shows Meghan, the 41-year-old actress who starred in USA’s Suits, had a total of 24,201 votes out of 416,000 votes cast. Real-time tabulated voting ended on Saturday.
Harry, on the other hand, received 21,492 votes – both of them received more than five percent of the nearly five million votes cast.
The results – coming in from around the world – show that the public is fed up Since moving to the US, the royal couple have managed to stay in the limelight through a seemingly endless number of television spots.
In an explosive chat with Winfrey in March last year, Meghan claimed her sister-in-law Kate Middleton left her in tears after a row over the bridesmaids’ dresses before the actress’ wedding.
Meghan and Harry’s comments echoed several journalists and dignitaries appearing in productions such as Meghan, 40: The Climb to Power, released on December 15 two years after the couple dominated national headlines.
Markle said to Winfrey When she aired her concerns she was ‘silenced’ by The Firm, which eventually prompted her and Harry to take steps to leave the castle.
When Julie Montagu, who was born in Illinois but moved to the UK 16 years ago, married the son of the 11th Earl of Sandwich, Meghan blamed her struggles with her in-laws on her inability to ‘give up’ on her dreams. Success as a celebrity.
Markle struggled to ‘disconnect’ from the American Dream and understand her ‘duty to the Queen’, an aristocrat has claimed in one of several recent productions about the duchess and her husband Harry. Meghan and the Queen pictured at Buckingham Palace in 2018
‘You can’t really be whatever you want to be or do whatever you want to do or say whatever you want to say,’ explained Viscountess Hinchingbrooke.
‘Your duty is to the Queen and it’s very difficult for someone like Meghan.
‘It’s hard to turn off that American dream and accept “now you have to do what we say”.’
As for the rest of the list, hundreds of thousands of rank-and-file voters seemed to want to hear less from those giving them a platform, in addition to the strain of the not-so-camera-shy couple.
That includes Winfrey, whose daytime show has been off the air for more than a decade.
This year’s top ten names included Oprah Winfrey – in the couple’s interview last year, Markle said the royals were concerned about their sons’ skin color.
In the couple’s interview with Oprah Winfrey in 2021, they said someone in the royal family made a comment about their son Archie’s skin tone.
However, her blockbuster interview about the royals, at age 68, was enough to top the poll at No. 3, and was also interviewed by late-night talk-show host James Corden. The couple finished fifth on his late-night show several times over the past year.
The comedian, who hails from Britain and lives close to Harry and Meghan’s lavish Montecito mansion, has also faced criticism this year for allegedly taking cues from other comics such as Ricky Gervais.
Also making the top ten was another Montecito neighbor, Ellen DeGeneres, who came in sixth. DeGeneres, who bid farewell to her longtime daytime host in May, interviewed the couple in November last year, months before her final taping.
The 64-year-old show host has also come under fire in recent years for allowing a ‘toxic’ work culture to take root behind the scenes of her hit show, with DeGeneres herself accusing staff of being treated particularly poorly.
Number 5 James Corden, who hails from Britain and lives close to Harry and Meghan’s lavish Montecito mansion, has come under fire this year for allegedly appropriating material from other comics.
Pals: Harry previously appeared as a guest on The Late Late Show shortly after he moved to Los Angeles with Meghan.
She stole fourth place in Aquaman star Herd’s largely unsuccessful defamation battle against ex Johnny Depp, while the likes of Chrissy Teigen – who came in eighth – and West and ex-wife Kardashian also made the top ten.
Kardashian, who has long been such a listed stalwart, joined West after being largely overruled this year for insulting Jewish people, and Heard was angered after the defamation trial involving her ex-husband over their marriage. .
Surprisingly, the last person to make the top ten was Hilaria Baldwin, wife of A-lister Alec Baldwin, who made news in late 2021 after the fatal shooting of cameraman Halyna Hutchins on the set of his western film ‘Rust’. .
Amber Heard’s failed defamation case against Johnny Depp stole her fourth spot, while the likes of Chrissy Teigen, Kanye West and ex-wife Hime Kardashian also made the top ten.
Baldwin, 64, has spent the past year proclaiming his innocence in the accidental incident. His reason is not clear The Instagram influencer’s wife – who isn’t as famous as the others on the list – made it into the top ten except because she’s married to the star.
This list, which is now closed, was published at the beginning of 2022 and accepted votes in the last two months.
Other names to make it were Lady Gaga, Will Smith and Devin Johnson, and music moguls like Jay-Z, Beyoncé and Billie Eilish.