Meghan Markle got soap maker to change sexist commercial

Before she became engaged to Prince Harry, Meghan Markle was fighting sexism as a young child, it was learned on Thursday.

Video emerged showing the star of the hit TV show Suits as a young girl in grade school lobbying a dishwasher soap manufacturer to change its sexist commercial.

In 1993, Markle appeared on Nick News, an educational program for children that aired on the popular cable network Nickelodeon.

In video unearthed by Inside Edition, Markle is seen on Nick News while she and her classmates were watching a television commercial for Ivory dishwasher soap.

The narrator in the commercial declares that the soap is handy because 'women all over America are fighting greasy pots and pans.'

Before she became engaged to Prince Harry, Meghan Markle was fighting sexism as a young child, it was learned on Thursday

Before she became engaged to Prince Harry, Meghan Markle was fighting sexism as a young child, it was learned on Thursday

Video emerged showing the star of the hit TV show Suits as a young girl in grade school lobbying a dishwasher soap manufacturer to change its sexist commercial

Video emerged showing the star of the hit TV show Suits as a young girl in grade school lobbying a dishwasher soap manufacturer to change its sexist commercial

In 1993, Markle appeared on Nick News, an educational program for children that aired on the popular cable network Nickelodeon

In 1993, Markle appeared on Nick News, an educational program for children that aired on the popular cable network Nickelodeon

Young Meghan sent a letter to the soap maker, Proctor & Gamble as well as to famed civil rights lawyer Gloria Allred, then-first lady Hillary Clinton, and Nick News anchor Linda Ellerbee

Young Meghan sent a letter to the soap maker, Proctor & Gamble as well as to famed civil rights lawyer Gloria Allred, then-first lady , and Nick News anchor Linda Ellerbee

Inside Edition obtained the footage from Ellerbee, who said she wasn't surprised by the stature that Markle would go on to attain

Inside Edition obtained the footage from Ellerbee, who said she wasn't surprised by the stature that Markle would go on to attain

A young Meghan was unhappy with the wording of the commercial, especially after two boys in her class said that it confirms the stereotype of women 'belonging in the kitchen.'

In 2015, Markle

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