Meghan opens up in emotional interview
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, gave a rare glimpse into her personal life when she admitted that she has struggled to deal with the repercussions of being a new mother in the spotlight.
A snippet of her powerful interview with reporter Tom Bradby was released by ITV on Friday. The clip is a part of the British television channel’s documentary, “Harry <><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>& Meghan: An African Journey,” which will be released in the UK on Sunday./ppIn the video, Meghan talks about the issues she’s grappled with as a new wife, mother, and duchess whose life has been judged and dissected by the media and public since she first began dating Prince Harry./pp”Any woman, especially when they’re pregnant, you’re really vulnerable, and so that was made really challenging,” Meghan said in a href=”https://www.itv.com/news/2019-10-18/meghan-prince-harry-tom-bradby-itv-african-journey-documentary/” target=”_blank”the emotional video/a. “And then when you have a newborn, you know. And especially as a woman, it’s a lot. So, you add this on top of just trying to be a new mom or trying to be a newlywed.”/ppHolding back tears, Meghan thanks Bradby for asking about the impact the pressure has had on her mental and physical health./pp”Thank you for asking. Not many people have asked if I’m OK, but it’s a very real thing to be going through behind the scenes,” she said./ppWhen the reporter asked Meghan if that meant she wasn’t OK, and that it “really” has been a struggle, the former actress simply says ‘Yes.’/ppFollowing the release of the touching interview, the hashtag #WeLoveYouMeghan trended on Twitter, with hundreds of thousands expressing sympathy and support for the 38-year-old mother./ppMeghan has been a target of intense public scrutiny, especially from the media./ppMost recently, Prince Harry and Meghan said they were suing British newspaper a href=”https://www.cnn.com/2019/10/01/uk/prince-harry-and-meghan-sue-uk-tabloid-gbr-intl/index.html” target=”_blank”Mail on Sunday/a for releasing an edited version of a private letter Meghan sent to her father./pp”Unfortunately, my wife has become one of the latest victims of a British tabloid press that wages campaigns against individuals with no thought to the consequences — a ruthless campaign that has escalated over the past year, throughout her pregnancy and while raising our newborn son,” Harry wrote in an a href=”https://sussexofficial.uk/” target=”_blank”online statement/a./ppThe documentary, which will offer a behind-the-scenes view of the a href=”https://www.cnn.com/2019/10/03/africa/meghan-harry-africa-tour-analysis-gbr-intl/index.html” target=”_blank”royal couple’s tour of southern Africa/a, will exclusively debut on ITV on October 20./p