Words byÃ‚Â Elizabeth Di Filippo.
In a new interviewÃ‚Â withÃ‚Â HarperÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Bazaar US, Mulroney set the record straight on her career trajectory. Ã‚Â
From working behind the scenes in fashion in brand strategy, to appearing on camera as a regular contributor on Ã¢â‚¬Å“Good Morning AmericaÃ¢â‚¬Â and Ã¢â‚¬Å“CityLineÃ¢â‚¬Â itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s clear that MulroneyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s success comes from hard work Ã¢â‚¬â€œ and not from her high profile friendships.
Recently, the Daily MailÃ‚Â reported that the future of MulroneyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s role on GMA hinges on her willingness to dish on her relationship with the royal.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“ItÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s not journalism,Ã¢â‚¬Â Mulroney said. Ã¢â‚¬Å“ThereÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s no truth to it. [If] they decide they want to ruin somebody, they just will. It comes with the territory. There are so many benefits to certain things, but then also a lot of negativity that you have to deal with at the same timeÃ¢â‚¬Â¦ You have to stay positive.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Like many of those close to Markle, Mulroney is fiercely protective of the expectant royal.
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Ã¢â‚¬Å“This is my first interview that IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ve done since the wedding or anything,Ã¢â‚¬Â she told the magazine, referencing the 2018 royal wedding of Markle to Prince Harry.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“Listen, every person has to have a bit of privacy in their life. There are certain things I hold very dear and secretÃ¢â‚¬Â¦There are things IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ll never talk about for sure. My life is an open book, but thereÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s always a few secret pages in the back that nobody will be able to read.Ã¢â‚¬Â
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The mother-of-three, who has been married to TV host Ben Mulroney since 2008, boasts an impressive online following. While her life may appear ultra-glamorous to the outside world, Mulroney is the first to point out that thereÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s more to life than its trappings.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“I donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t take myself too seriously. I never think IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢m the smartest person in the room. I didnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t invent something; I just chose to find my strengths and do things that make me happy and work with businesses IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢m proud of and create strategies that I think work. And so far, so good, but IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢m not changing the world,Ã¢â‚¬Â she said.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“I always want to be recognised for the work I do and not the company I keep. ItÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s not about the shiny objects and the outfits and itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s not about the vacations you take or the people you hang out with.Ã¢â‚¬Â