Duchess Meghan talks 'ambition' and Serena Williams' retirement in debut 'Archetypes' podcast

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Duchess Meghan is debuting her first podcast episode of "Archetypes," kicking off Tuesday's premiere by tackling the "negative connotation" ambition has for women

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The Duchess of Sussex's first guest was friend and tennis champion Serena Williams, who has been battling with balancing her public and private life in recent years.

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"My podcast's about the labels and tropes that try to hold women back. Over the course of the next dozen episodes, we're going to live inside and rip apart the boxes.

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Boxes like 'diva,' 'crazy,' 'the b-word,' 'slut,'" Meghan, 41, in the introduction. She added: "Some of these words, these labels, are harsh. They're abrasive. 

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Serena Williams says she intends to retire from tennis after US Open

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"There's obviously a double standard," Williams said, adding that she actually finds tennis "more exciting" when players get emotional due to the rigid culture around the game.

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 "So, if (male tennis players) want to have these attitudes, I'm all for it. Just don't say I can't either.

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Among other double standards, she shared that since having her daughter Olympia, 4,

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