During an appearance on “The Late Show” with Stephen Colbert, comedian John Oliver called the royal family “emotionally stunted” and said Meghan Markle’s life is about to get “weird.”
“I would not blame her if she pulled out of this at the last minute,” said the host of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight.”
I don’t think you need to have just seen the pilot episode of “The Crown” to get a basic sense of she might be marrying into a family that could cause her some emotional complications.
Even though Oliver himself is a Brit married to an American, he told Colbert it’s different with the royal family. “They’re an emotionally-stunted group of fundamentally flawed people doing a very silly pseudo-job. That’s what she’s marrying into. So I hope she likes it — it’s going to be weird for her.”
He admitted he’s not winning any points with the Queen, adding, “I would not marry into the royal family. I’m a commoner. I would not be welcome, especially after what I just said.”
Markle is scheduled to marry Prince Harry May 19.
You can watch Oliver’s interview in its entirety below.