Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's interview with Oprah Winfrey was a huge shock for the British royal family. How the foreign media reacted to the accusations of the duchess and Duke of Sussex against Buckingham Palace – read our article.
On the night of March 8, Kiev time, an interview with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry was released, which caused a huge discussion.
So, in the title of a foreign publication CNN there is a question – will the royal family survive the Queen's departure? The author of the article is convinced that the interview raises the question of maintaining the relevance of the British monarchy in the XXI century. And the statements of Meghan and Harry, which were made in a conversation with Oprah Winfrey, are extremely serious.
"The events revealed in the interview paint a picture of an outdated institution whose lack of flexibility has made it unable to accept people facing problems that are completely normal for public figures in the Twenty – First Century," the CNN article says.
Keith Williams, a leading royal historian and professor at a British university, is quoted in the publication. He says that Harry and Meghan were superstars who could have done a lot for the royal family.
Williams says: the fact that the duchess and Duke of Sussex felt they had no choice but to step down and resign big concern.
The article calls Meghan Markle's accusations of discussing her son's race with the royal family a crushing blow to the British monarchy.
In the correspondent's analysis BBC Johnny Diamond says this is an interview – worst case scenario for the royal family.
Diamond noted that the relationship between the couple and the family was terrible, and this is obvious.
- Megan appears completely alone and abandoned, deprived of the opportunity to meet friends. The palace bureaucracy is blamed for this. Harry describes his family as cold and callous, unable to empathize and preoccupied only with the question of who should pay for what, " the BBC correspondent said in an analysis.
Publication New York Times compared the similarity of the fate of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's mother, Princess Diana.
"History repeats itself, because of the unchanging structure of royal origin and ancient institution – while the prince talked about getting rid of old patterns and finding a new path," the New York Times article says.
Meghan's admission of complaints of loneliness and suicidal thoughts was reminiscent of Diana's account of bulimia and depression that gripped her during her marriage to the Prince of Wales. Both women say they desperately sought help from the family, but were ignored and rejected.
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Just like Princess Diana, Meghan was constantly harassed by tabloids who claimed that she was looking for attention.
During the interview, Meghan wore a diamond bracelet that once belonged to Prince Harry's mother.
The British media tried to make headlines the loudest statements of Meghan Markle, which were made in interviews.
Yeah, Daily Mail suggested that the Duchess of Sussex accuses the palace of racism, The Sun stated that Meghan may never return to the UK again, The Guardian put in the title an idiom about the burden of responsibility that lies with the British monarch, and The Washington Post focuses on racism within the royal family.
Interview with Prince Harry and Meghan
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle spoke with American TV presenter Oprah Winfrey.
During the interview, the couple talked about the secret wedding and the gender of the unborn child. The Duchess of Sussex also revealed how she wanted to commit suicide and how the color of their first child's skin was discussed at court.
According to unofficial information, Meghan and Harry received from оп 7 to.9 million for the interview with Oprah.