She can now be called the “Duchess of Spotify.” Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, dethroned Joe Rogan`s “The Joe Rogan Experience” from his No. 1 slot on Spotify`s US podcast chart on Thursday, two days after releasing her new podcast “Archetypes.”
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Meghan Markle’s New Podcast Dethrones Joe Rogan Experience As It Races To Number One
The former senior royal`s podcast, which debuted on Tuesday, also ascended to No. 1 according to The Wrap, in Australia, Canada, and the UK, where Markle still has a very loyal fanbase despite her and Prince Harry leaving royal life in 2021.
“Archetypes” has also outperformed the “Game of Thrones” podcast that was centered around the new spin-off “House of the Dragon,” which premiered on Sunday. In the podcast, Markle discusses the stereotypes faced by women in professional and social environments and features tennis legend, Serena Williams, as her first guest.
This is not the first time Rogan, who`s had a very fraught relationship with Spotify, has been dethroned. In September 2021, a podcast titled “Batman Unburied” topped Rogan before he reclaimed the top spot again. Logan also has a history with Markle, dubbing her “Little American Bitch” in February 2021, which led to all 113 episodes being mysteriously removed from the streaming platform.
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Markle’s “Archetypes” dethroned both Joe Rogan’s “Joe Rogan experience” and the Game of Thrones podcast. Markle’s Archetypes dethroned both the Joe Rogan podcast and the Game of Thrones podcast. Spotify Several of her Twitter users rejoiced at Logan’s fall.
The podcast only launched its debut episode two days ago, but it’s already drawn in enough listeners to claim its controversial commentator spot.
As of this writing, Archetypes is topping his Spotify charts in the US and UK, Canada, Australia, Ireland, and New Zealand. Rogan, 55, has consistently topped his podcast charts for the past three years, even amid accusations of spreading Covid misinformation.
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But Markle, 41, seems poised to consistently challenge Logan in an archetype that examines how language has been used against women throughout history. In her first episode, Markle spoke to tennis legend Serena Williams about how the word “ambitious” was used as a derogatory label for female sports stars.
Talking to the 23-time Grand Slam winner, it was enough to learn that Archetypes beat not only The Joe Rogan Experience but the official podcast of HBO’s new series House of the Dragon. In more episodes, Markle wants to extend her stay in front of the man who once called her “Little American Baby.”
Markle’s co-owned production company, Archewell Audio, released a statement earlier this year criticizing Logan’s behavior on his show. “Our co-founder has begun expressing concern to our partners at Spotify about the all too real consequences of Covid-19 misinformation.