Meghan and Harry Oprah Interview: ‘Diana would never have wanted this’ - Readers react to explosive revelations in Meghan and Harry’s Oprah interview
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s televised interview with Oprah Winfrey unleashed a series of astonishing admissions – and it has caused quite the stir.
From Meghan’s suicidal thoughts while pregnant to accusing an unnamed royal of racism and the full extent of Harry’s fractured relationship with his father, the Prince of Wales, the monarchy has been plunged into a crisis.
As you might expect, the bombshell revelations made in Meghan and Harry's candid interview provoked a strong reaction from our readers on social media.
Jane Cameron wrote: “Megan, in my opinion, is claiming to have the same struggles Diana had, as it wasn't the fun she thought it would be. Diana never tried to turn Charles or the boys from their royal duty. Harry loves her and has been sucked in. Sadly looking like at the cost of his family. Diana would never have wanted this.”
Heather Johnston said: “Brave and courageous Harry and Meghan.”
Mac Sam opined: “Who cares? They have both moved on apparently. She is so jealous of Kate but not a patch on her and she will never be – that's the problem.”
Laura Dix said: “None of what was said was surprising to me. I am sure it was hard for an independent woman to go into a rigid family establishment only to have her freedoms taken away. She had a whirlwind romance and didn’t take the time to find out what life would be like as a Royal. I am sure now that the hyped up interview is over, and once the baby girl arrives, all media attention will settle and they can fade into their own lives.”
Jan Allen wrote: “If there was bullying and racism, then speak out at the time – not years later.”
Mark McDougall said: “The royals are racist? Well who would have guessed?”
Sandy McGhie asked: “Are they going to prevent Archie from seeing his grandparents, what happens when he’s old enough and sees this show?”
Ian Simpson opined “Shocking behaviour by the Royals, like they were discussing the breeding of a horse.”
Alison Brown wrote: “They want their privacy, so they had a gender reveal party in front of Oprah!”
Catherine Doyle commented: “She knew what life in the limelight would be like. But it’s not the kind of light she was hoping for. No one to pat her head and stroke her hand. It’s the children in this mish-mash that suffer.”
Joseph Kellie said: “What makes you think Megan is or was popular with the British people? She is a drama queen and to compare her to Diana is ridiculous.”
Ian Russell wrote: “In these troubling times I am shocked to see Harry and Megan turn the attention on themselves in this manner. A more privileged pair you couldn't meet. So it looks like this is how they are going to make their income, from chat shows and the like. It really sickens me that this is how low people will go to make a living.”