Meghan Markle Prince Harry Oprah Interview Recap
A lot was said in two hours.
Here are just some of the biggest takeaways from the interview:
Meghan never looked up Harry online.
Before Meghan met the Queen for the first time, Harry asked if she knew how to curtsey.
Meghan said she initially went along with what the Firm wanted, as she thought they would protect her — only to discover the opposite was the case.
Meghan said that she asked for help around the time of the couple’s Australia tour.
Meghan and Harry were told that Archie wouldn’t be a Prince and wouldn’t receive any security.
Meghan said that her mental health got so low, she contemplated suicide — but “the Institution” did not help her, despite her “begging.”
Harry said that the simplest reason that they left their positions in the family is because of a “lack of support and lack of understanding.”
Harry said that he was seeing “history repeat itself” with Meghan, and that it reminded him of the way his mom was treated.
Harry said that he didn’t blindside the Queen with news of their departure.
Harry said that the royal family is scared of the tabloids turning on them — and it influenced them refusing to speak out on the racist abuse Meghan faced in the media.
Meghan denied having orchestrated “Megxit,” saying that she planned to be in the royal role forever.
However, Harry said that he wouldn’t have been able to leave the royal family without Meghan.
Harry says that the royal family cut him off financially in the first part of 2020, and he relied on what his mother left him.
Harry said that his relationship with the Queen is good, but that there is some strain with his relationship with Charles and Will.
The streaming deals were never part of the original plan, but were suggested by a friend amidst the pandemic.
Harry and Meghan did call the Queen to ask about Phillip after he went to hospital.
Harry said he was “hurt” by the Queen’s decision to remove all royal patronages and honorary military titles — but her decision had nothing to do with Harry and Meghan’s Oprah interview.
Meghan’s one regret is, “Believing them when they said I’d be protected.”
Finally, right now, Harry is extra loving life with Meghan, Archie, and their dog…
…And Meghan said that her story with a Prince does have a happy ending.
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