Meghan Markle felt “safe to finally share” explosive accusations that she had previously been “too afraid to say” during her interview with Oprah Winfrey, according to a biography.
The Duchess of Sussex felt liberated by telling a worldwide audience of millions about her experiences in the royal family, says a new epilogue to the book. Finding Freedom .
However, the extraordinary allegations left Prince William “furious” that private family matters had been made public, wrote co-authors Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand.
Meghan told Oprah that she experienced suicidal thoughts amid negative publicity, but the palace turned down requests to go to a psychiatric hospital because it would make the monarchy look bad.
And he accused an anonymous royal of expressing concern that their unborn son’s skin might be too dark, even though the couple ruled out Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip.
Cited in The Independent , a new epilogue of Finding Freedom says, “All the things that she had kept to herself or was too afraid to say [como miembro activo de la familia real]she felt safe to finally share. It was liberating. “
However, the book says that the interview was less successful at Kensington Palace, where Prince William “was understood to be ‘furious’ that private family matters were being discussed in the public domain. “
CBS aired the news on March 7 and days later Prince William told a reporter: “We are not a racist family.”
However, the relaunched version of Finding Freedom says the Duke of Cambridge is unlikely to discuss the matter again.
The Independent it also reported that Prince Harry was “saddened and disappointed by the decision” to reject his request to place a Remembrance Sunday war wreath in November.
The royal family gathers at the London Cenotaph each year for the UK equivalent of Memorial Day, but the Duke was unable to attend in person due to COVID-19.