MEGHAN Markle has been trolled over her acting on Ellen DeGeneres’ show as she’s filmed SQUATTING and drinking milk from a baby bottle.
The Duchess of Sussex, 40, was forced to do a series of pranks as she sat down for her interview on the Ellen DeGeneres Show.
The reaction to Meghan Markle’s comedy skit has been mixed
Meghan Markle drank out of a milk bottle as part of the Ellen skit
During her appearance today on Ellen DeGeneres’s famed chat show, it was revealed the former actress was keen to take part in one of the program’s famed pranks.
Ellen, 63, tells the audience: “When Meghan and I were talking about her doing the show, the first thing you said to me was ‘I want to do one of those IFBs’.”
An IFB, otherwise known as an interruptible foldback, is a tiny earpiece worn by a celeb – as Ellen feeds them cringe-worthy instructions to make a total fool of themselves in public.
Ellen instructs Meghan, via IFB, to touch her elbow, and then her nose – to confirm she can hear her.
With a dead-pan face she tells Meghan to do a squat if she can hear her as Meg, clearly embarrassed, takes a deep breath before lunging into a hilariously low squat.
The audience then collapses into laughter.
Meghan also pretended to be a cat, told a crystal seller “I have healing powers” before rubbing a rock on her HEAD, and scoffed a cookie like a chipmunk as crumbs fell from her lips.
Ellen’s other cringe-worthy escapades include forcing Meg to make a joke with no punchline before goading the confused vendor into pretending she understands.
Eventually – after just over six excruciating minutes – the host hurries over, to put everyone out of their misery.
She explains it’s all a joke – and she’s been telling Meg what to say the whole time.
But the response to Meghan’s quirky TV feature has been mixed.
Reacting to a scene in the skit where Meghan got down on the ground and squatted, one person wrote: “At this point, it’s safe to say Meghan Markle is considered to be a joke.
Another person chimed in: “Is it just me or is Meghan Markle getting waaaay too much airtime? Trying to soften her image?”
And another alluded to her acting past: “This is Meghan Markle, play-acting for the cameras, as usual.”
A fourth said: “Meghan Markle playing with crystals and fake chanting on ellen is DEFINITELY the wackiest thing a royal has ever done.”
But many people saw a different side to the Duchess during the interview – praising her and saying she’s “thriving.”
One person gushed: “Funny, happy, goofy Meghan is back. She is thriving!”
Another added: “No Ellen really got my sis clowning in the streets… I missed this fun, playful and goofy Meghan and I’m glad she’s back.”
A third person said that the Duchess had them crying with laughter after her interview, saying: “I cried laughing I swear.
“Our girl is so funny and hilarious, Meghan’s back.”