Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are finally have the opportunity to speak their truth. On Sunday, the couple – who are currently expecting their second child – sat down with Oprah Winfrey for their first joint interview since their royal outing. Based on the few teasers we had already gotten, we knew the whole thing would be explosive, but Meghan and Harry really held on. nothing return. Considering the insane amount of scrutiny and blatant racism Meghan has faced since first meeting Harry in 2016, this moment was long overdue. It was incredibly refreshing to hear Meghan and Harry’s version of the story, and our only hope is that the palace and the UK press were actually listening.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex confirmed in February that they would not return as senior members of the British Royal Family after their 12-month trial period. As a result, Queen Elizabeth II stripped them of their honorary military appointments and royal patronages; however, they still hold their titles (at least for now, anyway). The tabloids have since remained determined to tarnish Meghan’s name, most recently with allegations of intimidation from a former adviser. But if we learned anything from Harry and Meghan’s interview, it’s that the palace and the British press just don’t know how to handle an independent woman, who speaks out and isn’t afraid to challenge the status quo. .
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