Meghan Markle claimed she was vilified by the media for making Kate Middleton cry when the opposite had happened.
Meghan Markle has leveled a series of accusations against the Royal family including the Queen and her sister-in-law, the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton in an explosive CBS interview with Oprah Winfrey. The actor claimed that life as a royal member drove her to contemplate suicide. Markle said her mental health had taken a beating after being reportedly attacked and blamed for a lot of issues in the Royal family. She claimed that Middleton had made her cry in the build-up to her marriage with Prince Harry in 2018 over dresses for the flower girls. The media reported that Markle had made Middleton cry, but the actor claimed that it was the other way around. “A few days before the wedding, she was upset about something, pertaining, yes, the issue was correct about flower girl dresses, and it made me cry, and it really hurt my feelings," she said, reported Dailywire.
Meghan Markle debunks the reports that she made Kate Middleton cry, saying that it was the other way around:— Pop Crave (@PopCrave) March 8, 2021
"The reverse happened. She was upset about something. She owned it and bought me flowers." pic.twitter.com/Saof51RZHS
“I don’t say that to be disparaging to anyone because it was a really hard week of the wedding and she was upset about something.” The media reported that Markle had made Middleton cry but despite it not being true, no one bothered correcting the media story. Markle was disappointed that no one stood up for her, or clarified to the press that she was being “blamed for something I didn’t do, but happened to me.” “Everyone in the institution knew it wasn’t true,” she said.
Prince Harry confirms racism inside the BRF— Maiestas Ⓜ️ (@Ebenezer_Peegah) March 8, 2021
They asked how Harry and Meghan's children were going to look like?
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Markle said members of the royal family were concerned about their future child's skin color. They also made moves to ensure Archie, the couple's son, wouldn't have the title "prince". "There [were] conversations with Harry about how dark your baby is going to be and what that would mean or look like," reported The Oprah Magazine. Markle also said that Prince Harry had also spoken with an individual in the royal family about the child's skin color but didn't reveal any names. Prince Harry later clarified to Oprah that the individual wasn't his grandparents, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, or his father Prince Charles.
Markle wasn't too concerned about Archie not being given the title of "prince" but it would have afforded him security which concerned them. "All the grandeur surrounding this stuff is an attachment I don't have. I've been a waitress, an actress, a princess, a duchess. I'm clear on who I am independent of that stuff. The most important title I will ever have is 'Mom,'" said Markle.
Markle said her race was a factor in the treatment meted out to her and her son, Archie. The couple exposed what they believe to be a toxic institution. Markle admitted the pressure was getting to her and revealed to Prince Harry that she was having thoughts about taking her own life. “I was ashamed to have to admit it to Harry. I knew that if I didn’t say it, I would do it. I just didn’t want to be alive anymore,” she said, reported New York Times. The couple claimed the royal family refused to provide them security. When Markle said she wanted professional help to cope with depressing thoughts she was having, the royal family dissuaded her claiming it wouldn't be a good look on the institution. Prince Harry, who had watched his mother, Princess Diana, fall prey to the constant badgering of the media, wanted to protect his wife and son and that's when they decided to move to the United States. At the time, he was often seen in public holding her hands reassuringly. Prince Harry said his biggest fear was "history repeating itself,” recalling how his mother, Diana, was reportedly tormented and hounded by the British media and the Palace.
If you, or anyone you know, is having suicidal thoughts, reach out to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline in the United States at 1-800-273-8255 (TALK).
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