At 1am this morning (UK time) Meghan Markle’s long awaited interview with Oprah Winfrey was broadcast on CBS in America. It will be broadcast in Britain at 9pm tonight on ITV. This video is an analysis of it.
The interview covered five main areas:
Royal Status for Archie Mountbatten-Windsor
Security for both Archie and the wider family
Press intrusion and lack of action by the Royal, Family
Racism and unwillingness to welcome Meghan into Royal life.
The biggest things we didn’t know are below (source: https://www.cnn.com/uk/live-news/meghan-harry-oprah-interview-03-07-21-intl-hnk/index.html)
• Meghan’s suicidal thoughts: She revealed that life within the royal family was so isolating, lonely, and lacking in support that she had experienced suicidal thoughts. She told Harry because "I knew that if I didn’t say it, that I would do it — and I just didn’t want to be alive anymore."
• Archie’s race: The couple’s son, Archie, wouldn’t receive a title or security, Meghan revealed — and within the royal family, there were several "concerns and conversations about how dark (Archie’s) skin might be when he was born." Harry confirmed these conversations — but added that he would never share details about them.
• It’s a girl! The couple, sitting side by side, revealed that they are expecting…
Original video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfJNm-IdmT8
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