Meghan Markle mentioned it feels “liberating” to have the ability to converse out about her life within the British royal household in an excerpt launched Friday of her hotly anticipated interview with US host Oprah Winfrey.
Meghan and her husband Prince Harry, who married in a fairytale wedding ceremony in 2018, stepped down from frontline royal duties final yr, partially blaming media intrusion for his or her determination to maneuver to North America.
However, Meghan’s claims in opposition to the British establishment which have aired so removed from the tell-all chat are fuelling an more and more heated public relations battle between the royal household and the US-based couple.
“As an grownup who lived a extremely unbiased life, to then go into this assemble — that’s completely different than I believe what individuals think about it to be — it is actually liberating to have the ability to have the appropriate, and the privilege in some methods, to have the ability to say ‘Yes, I’m prepared to speak,'” Meghan mentioned after Winfrey requested when she selected to talk now.
“We have the flexibility to make our personal selections in a means that I could not have mentioned ‘sure’ to you then. That wasn’t my option to make,” she added.
The clips launched by US broadcaster CBS got here after Buckingham Palace mentioned it was probing claims that Meghan had bullied royal family workers throughout her time in Britain.
Meghan accused the British royal household of peddling lies in opposition to herself and Harry in a earlier excerpt.
“I do not understand how they may count on that in any case of this time we’d nonetheless simply be silent if there’s an energetic function that ‘The Firm’ (royal household) is taking part in in perpetuating falsehoods about us,” she instructed Winfrey.
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