Meghan and Harry Oprah interview: ‘She is just an attention seeker. I am surprised and saddened by him’ – Readers react to explosive revelations in Meghan and Harry’s Oprah interview

Harry and Meghan’s interview with US chat show queen Oprah Winfrey was explosive, to say the least.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

The two-hour prime-time special contained revelations about the couple’s departure from the Royal Family as well as a glimpse at their new lives in the United States.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have plunged the monarchy into a crisis, accusing an unnamed royal of racism, suggesting the family were jealous of Meghan, and revealing that she contemplated taking her own life while pregnant.

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Meghan shockingly revealed she had suicidal thoughts as she struggled with life inside the Royal Family, saying: “I just didn’t want to be alive anymore.”

Meghan also said, when she was pregnant with Archie, an unnamed member of the royal family raised “concerns and conversations about how dark his skin might be when he’s born”.

And Harry said he felt let down by his father, the Prince of Wales, and that at one point the heir to the throne would not even take his calls.

As you would expect, the tell-all interview has caused quite a stir among our readers on social media.

Ian Simpson opined “Shocking behaviour by the Royals, like they were discussing the breeding of a horse.”

Heather Johnston said: “Brave and courageous Harry and Meghan.”

Mikey Riordan said: “Hardly the first female in history that didn’t get along with her in-laws but I’m sure waking up in a $14,000,000 mansion every morning helps a bit.”

Kathy Vernon wrote: “Fact is the British media were extremely harsh towards Meghan Markle When one is a member of the royal family, I suppose his or her life isn't really their own.”

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George Johnston opined: “Best acting performance of her career so far.”

Gina Loiacono-Panek said: “I guess those who are throwing the stones I hear have lived in that same glass house as Harry and Meghan. Just asking. Didn’t know there were so many people who have lived life under royal rule to be able to authentically judge their actions.”

Christine Mcchristie wrote: “It is quite natural, and normal, on hearing of the exciting news of a new addition to a family that inevitably someone, and it's usually a close family or friend who will ask, affectionately, 'wonder who the baby will look like'.”

Jack Mac said: “It doesn't seem racist, just Megan wanting attention and sympathy again. She's completely classless.”

Fleur Collett wrote: “She is just an attention seeker. I am surprised and saddened by him.”

Margaret Delaney said: “They are creating all this. She is an actress and this was her premiere.”

Brian G. Stott opined: “For a couple who wanted to escape notoriety they are sure doing a fine job.”

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Sharon Boyd wrote: “I don’t think anyone here has the right to throw stones. And some women going after her looks ... shame on you.”

Georgina Hardie said: “The Duke and Duchess of Drama played an absolute blinder! No surprise the racist card was played, wonder if anyone had a conversation with either of them about what colour Archie's hair might be?”

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