The long-awaited, bombshell interview arrived, in which Prince Harry and Meghan Markle explained, among other things, the reason for their separation from the royal family, The couple covered a number of things while talking to Oprah Winfrey.
Harry and Meghan finally broke their silence. Her long-awaited interview with talk show star Oprah Winfrey was aired. In addition to the good news that they are expecting a girl this summer, they also revealed the scandal that they were married three days before the big dream wedding. More serious topics such as Meghan’s suicidal thoughts, racism in the royal family and the background of the Megxit were also discussed.
The wide-ranging interview (expected to be available to stream on Paramount+ in the coming days)
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ‘s revealing interview with Oprah Winfrey outlined their motivations for breaking from the Royal Family.
in summary, here are the biggest moments and reveals from Oprah’s interview with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
- The first meeting with the queen.
Markle admitted she was ill-prepared to meet the Queen for the first time (“Do you know how to curtsy?” Harry asked his stunned then-fiancé, just before the Queen was arriving at lunch), Markle said the Monarch has never been anything but kind and warm to her. The prince feared his wife might not know the royal protocol, which was odd for Meghan.
“She’s your grandmother!”Meghan said.
“No, it’s the queen,”Harry explained to her.
- Prince Harry and Meghan secretly Got Married Before the Royal Wedding.
Meghan Markle told Oprah that she and Prince Harry were married “three days before our wedding.”
- Harry et Meghan Markle Get Along With the Queen Just Fine.
Contrairement aux rapports des tabloïds, il n’y a pas de mauvais sang entre le couple et la reine Elizabeth II. Harry a déclaré qu’il avait longuement parlé avec sa grand-mère de son désir d’assumer un «rôle réduit» au sein de la famille royale, contredisant les informations parues dans la presse selon lesquelles la reine était «aveuglée» par la décision du couple. «Je n’ai jamais aveuglé ma grand-mère,» dit Harry à Oprah. «J’ai trop de respect pour elle [pour le faire].»
Harry a confirmé que lui et Meghan étaient toujours en contact avec la reine Elizabeth, ajoutant qu’il lui avait parlé plus que jamais au cours de la dernière année. Et oui, leur communication pendant Covid a même inclus «quelques appels Zoom».
-Meghan Markle was depressed and had suicidal thoughts.
Meghan Markle said: “I had suicidal thoughts, ‘just didn’t want to be alive anymore.”
Meghan Markle said she contemplated suicide amid the pressure of dealing with life as a royal and her treatment at the hands of the British media.
- Members of the Royal Family Questioned Archie’s Skin Color.
Markle said in her tell-all Oprah interview that while still pregnant with Archie, she was told her son wouldn’t have a royal title and that they wouldn’t be entitled to security.
Asked by Oprah whether she thinks it was “because of his race,” Markle appeared to agree.
“All around this same time — we have in tandem the conversation of, ‘He won’t be given security, he’s not going to be given a title,’ and also concerns and conversations about how dark his skin might be when he’s born,” she replied.
Markle would not say who the conversations were with, but claimed there were “several” about the potential color of Archie’s skin.
“About how dark your baby is going to be?” Oprah asked.
“Potentially, and what that would mean or look like,” Markle replied.
Buckingham Palace has released an official statement on behalf of Queen Elizabeth II regarding Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s interview with Oprah Winfrey. “The whole family is saddened to learn the full extent of how challenging the last few years have been for Harry and Meghan,” the statement reads.
It continues, “The issues raised, particularly that of race, are concerning. While some recollections may vary, they are taken very seriously and will be addressed by the family privately. Harry, Meghan, and Archie will always be much-loved family members.”