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Entertainment Meghan Markle Says 'a Lot Has Been Lost' Since Becoming a Royal: 'I Lost My Father, I Lost a Baby'

09:46  08 march  2021
09:46  08 march  2021 Source:   people.com

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Meghan Markle Says ' a Lot Has Been Lost ' Since Becoming a Royal : ' I Lost My Father , I Lost a Baby '. The Duchess of Sussex suffered a miscarriage last July. Meghan Markle is speaking out about the toll becoming a royal has taken on her in a revealing interview with Oprah Winfrey on Sunday.

Royal fans are excited to watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle 's high-anticipated 90-minute sit-down interview with Oprah Winfrey tonight, but experts say the special could be bad for the royal family. According to royal authors Pauline Maclaran and Penny Junor, Harry and Meghan 's interview could be damaging for The Firm, just like previous " I think it’s a bigger danger than the Prince Andrew car-crash interview," Maclaran told The Associated Press, per Page Six. " I think that Meghan is going to get a lot of sympathy, particularly from American audiences, about her position being untenable."

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Meghan Markle is speaking out about the toll becoming a royal has taken on her in a revealing interview with Oprah Winfrey on Sunday.

When asked how the palace may react to her interview, she said, "I think I'm not going to live my life in fear. I think so much of it is said with an understanding of just truth. But I think to answer your question, I don't know how they could expect that after all of this time we would still just be silent if there is an active role that the firm is playing in perpetuating falsehoods about us. That at a certain point, you're going to go, 'But you guys, someone just tell the truth.'

CBS Paid at Least $7 Million for Rights to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Interview with Oprah: Report

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“Even if Meghan had the choice to postpone the Oprah special she said she wouldn’t because it has absolutely nothing to do with Prince Philip and that this is just an excuse by the palace to keep her muzzled,” claimed the tabloid on Friday, quoting a “Hollywood insider with ties to the Sussexes.” “ I don’t know how they could expect that after all of this time, we would still just be silent if there is an active role that the firm is playing in perpetuating falsehoods about us,” Markle says in the clip. “And if that comes with risk of losing things, I mean there’s a lot that’s been lost already.”

Before finding love with Prince Harry, Meghan Markle had no shortage of celebrity friends, but it seems her inner circle has gotten smaller since becoming a royal . " Meghan has lost touch with some of her close friends from before the wedding, which has been tough," People reports. Not only does her father , former lighting director Thomas Markle , continue to talk to the press about his fractured relationship with his daughter, but her half-sister Samantha keeps lashing out at Meghan in the media. "It was very wearing on her.

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"And if that comes with the risk of losing things, I mean, I've lost...there's a lot that's been lost already. I've lost my father, I lost a baby, I nearly lost my name. But I'm still standing. And my hope for people in the takeaway from this is to know that there's another side to know that life is worth living."

Meghan's rift with her estranged father, Thomas Markle, has made headlines over the years. She has never spoken publicly about her relationship with her father since entering royal life — but her father has frequently done the opposite.

Meghan and her father were recently involved in a privacy and copyright infringement case. The Duchess won her claim against the Mail on Sunday's publishers last month after a British judge granted summary judgment in her favor over five articles published in February 2019 that reproduced parts of the handwritten letter she sent her father, Thomas Markle, following her royal wedding to Prince Harry in May 2018.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are finally ready to open up about their experiences with the press and the royal family over the past few years. The couple are expected to address many of the public's burning questions about their royal exit during their 90-minute sit-down with Oprah Winfrey tonight. "The precedence for royal interviews of this kind are not very encouraging," he said . "Both Prince Charles and Princess Diana and more recently Prince Andrew have tried to put their sides of the story on TV through these sorts of interviews and in all cases, it has backfired."

Winfrey said Markle told her she would reach out when it was the "right time," leading the newswoman to ask what is right about speaking out now — a year after the couple left England and stepped away from their royal duties. "Well, so many things," replied Markle , who's pregnant with a sibling for Archie. "That we ' re on the other side of a lot of life experience that's happened, and also that we have the ability to make our own choices in a way that I couldn't have said yes to you then.

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Meghan also referenced her pregnancy loss in her interview with Oprah. The Duchess of Sussex first revealed her miscarriage in a moving New York Times essay in November.

Meghan and her husband Prince Harry are now expecting their second child together. The baby will be the younger sibling to the couple's son Archie Harrison, who will turn 2 on May 6.

In Meghan's searingly honest essay about her miscarriage, she described the "unbearable grief" she and Prince Harry experienced. "I tried to imagine how we'd heal," she wrote.

The couple hoped that by sharing their story of pregnancy loss, they can help others who are struggling to feel less alone.

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"They kept their miscarriage private for months because it was very painful and not anything that they knew if they would ever want to share," a source previously told PEOPLE.

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More specific details have been coming (as usual) courtesy of unnamed royal insiders. According to at least one report, Meghan 's due date is sometime in late spring. Spring starts in mid-March and ends in June, so the due date is probably between April and June. First, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle take their family's privacy extremely seriously—when Archie was born, they were still working royals , but they still turned royal tradition on its head by keeping details of the birth private–and second, they didn't find out the s** at all with Archie."We don't know.

The former "Real Housewives of New York City" star is taking aim at Meghan Markle ahead of her Oprah Winfrey interview — but says she gives "Harry a break." According to clips from the upcoming interview, Markle speaks candidly about her meteoric rise to fame and subsequent silencing by the royals . "Cry me a river the plight of being a game show host, fairly unknown actress, to suffering in a palace, with tiaras and 7-figure weddings for TWO WHOLE YEARS to being a household name w @Oprah on speed dial, fetching 7m for interviews, hundreds of millions in media deals," tweeted

"They both seemed shocked at how painful it was. Meghan was ready to share now because so many women go through the same thing in silence," the source added.

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The confessional op-ed was a departure from royal norms, which dictate minimal disclosures of private pain. And her decision to share her loss and encourage compassion has furthered the conversation around pregnancy loss.

a man sitting in a park: Misan Harriman Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's pregnancy reveal on Feb. 14 © Provided by People Misan Harriman Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's pregnancy reveal on Feb. 14

Meghan's conversation with Oprah marks the first time she has had a sit-down interview since her engagement interview with Harry in 2017.

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In addition to attending Meghan and Prince Harry's May 2018 wedding at Windsor Castle, Oprah is also one of the couple's neighbors in their Montecito, California neighborhood, where they moved this past summer.

Oprah is also teaming up with Prince Harry for a mental health docuseries for Apple TV+. In a 2019 interview with podcast host and journalist Bryony Gordon, Harry said the series — which will premiere this spring — will unveil examples of "human spirit fighting back from the darkest places."

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