Water Cooler Chat: From Meghan and Harry’s trip to France to Donald Trump’s body shaming accusations

Here's the news you missed over the weekend...

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Here's the news you missed over the weekend...

Missed the news this weekend? Don’t sweat it – we’ve got you covered.

Here are some news stories you probably should have heard about to help you survive the dreaded Monday morning ‘water cooler chat’ at the office.

In this Monday’s Water Cooler Chat, we cover everything from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s surprise French holiday to Kristen Wiig’s engagement – it’s been an eventful weekend.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s French holiday

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle made news this weekend as they were photographed jetting off to France for a holiday with baby Archie, with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex selecting Nice as their destination.

Coming just days after their controversial trip to Ibiza however, the couple are now receiving backlash, with followers accusing them of being hypocrites for championing eco causes yet taking private planes on multiple holidays in a short time frame.

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Kristen Wiig’s engagement

Kristen Wiig is confirmed to be engaged, with People announcing that she is set to tie the knot with her longtime boyfriend Avi Rothman.

The couple has been dating for over three years, with engagement rumours spreading after Kristen was spotted at an LA film screening in May wearing an engagement ring.

According to reports this weekend, the couple is now set to wed, with a source adding, ‘They’re really happy together.’

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Donald Trump being accused of body shaming

Donald Trump caused a lot of controversy this weekend when he body shamed a man at a recent New Hampshire rally to introduce his new political movement ‘based on love’.

Mistaking one of his supporters for a protestor, Trump called out a man at his rally, announcing to the crowd, ‘That guy’s got a serious weight problem. Go home. Start exercising. Get him out of here, please. Got a bigger problem than I do.’

While the supporter didn’t seem to mind being called out, the internet feels differently, accusing the president of body shaming.

Jenny Proudfoot
Features Editor

Jenny Proudfoot is an award-winning journalist, specialising in lifestyle, culture, entertainment, international development and politics. She has worked at Marie Claire UK for seven years, rising from intern to Features Editor and is now the most published Marie Claire writer of all time. She was made a 30 under 30 award-winner last year and named a rising star in journalism by the Professional Publishers Association.