Ocasio-Cortez, Monica Lewinsky empathize with Meghan Markle's 'sudden prominence'
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezDemocratic convention lineup to include Ocasio-Cortez, Clinton, Warren: reports Ethics Committee orders Tlaib to refund campaign ,800 for salary payments Hispanic Caucus asks for Department of Labor meeting on COVID in meatpacking plants MORE (D-N.Y.) and Monica Lewinsky are expressing empathy for Meghan MarkleMeghan MarklePrince Harry and Meghan sign with speaking agency that represents Obamas The Hill's Coronavirus Report: Rep. Mark Takano says Congress must extend worker benefits expiring in July; WHO reports record spike in global cases Meghan Markle calls current events in US 'devastating' MORE's struggles with being thrust into the spotlight. 

Ocasio-Cortez, a former bartender who rapidly became a household name after her surprise primary win last year against Rep. Joe CrowleyJoseph (Joe) Crowley'Absolutely incredible': Ocasio-Cortez congratulates Cori Bush on upset victory over Lacy Clay Progressives lost the battle for the Democratic Party's soul Progressive Bowman ousts Engel in New York primary MORE (D-N.Y.), shared a clip Friday from an upcoming interview with Markle.


In the chat with ITV, Markle, the duchess of Sussex, opened up about motherhood and life in the limelight following her marriage to Prince Harry and the birth of their son, Archie, in May.

Asked if the sometimes-critical attention has "really been a struggle," the American-born actress replied, "Yes."

Lewinsky also weighed in on being under intense media scrutiny. The anti-cyber bullying advocate — who as a 22-year-old White House intern was at the center of a media firestorm in the 1990s after her affair with then-President Clinton came to light — said Ocasio-Cortez was spot-on.