In the 2-hour long interview between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle with Oprah Winfrey on the Oprah Winfrey Show, which aired Sunday Night on March 7, there have been some explosive reveals that raise several question on “the institution” o royalty.
Meghan Markle, who got married to Prince Harry in 2018 made some shocking reveals from racism to mental health issues and how even her, then unborn, baby Archie was made a victim of racism. The couple had officially stepped down from their royal duties and broke free from the royal family.
Color of the unborn baby
During the interview, Meghan recalled how, during her pregnancy, members of the royal family, whose names she did not disclose, asked how dark the skin color of the baby would be and its potential implications.
Meghan tells about her mental struggles
Meghan also disclosed how she faced criticism ever since the day the couple announced their engagement. She though it might be a good opportunity for the royal family to show support for racial diversity but it seems monarchy was not interested in accepting a princess of color. Meghan recalled many instances of when she had to appear beautiful and smiling on the outside but was devastated from inside.
Meghan talks openly about how her mental health started deteriorating during her pregnancy. She admits to feeling the pressure from both within the royal family and from the UK tabloids which lead to her declining mental health. Meghan said “I just didn’t want to be alive anymore” underlining her suicidal thoughts.
Moving to America
Harry and Meghan talk about how racism was the primary reason for their separating from the royal family and moving to America. They moved to America in May 2020 and moved to a house owned by Tyler Perry and depended on the security provided by him.
Prince Harry and Meghan and Meghan Markle got married in 2018. After being blessed with baby Archie, they officially stepped down from the monarchy in 2020.