LONDON — Prince Harry’s other half, Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, was “saddened” by accusations released Tuesday night in a U.K. paper implicating her of bullying personnel throughout her time at Kensington Palace.
The report in the Times paper, which prices estimate unnamed sources and includes information not individually confirmed by NBC News, comes days prior to media magnate Oprah Winfrey’s hotly-anticipated interview with Meghan and Harry.
“The Duchess is saddened by this latest attack on her character, particularly as someone who has been the target of bullying herself and is deeply committed to supporting those who have experienced pain and trauma,” a representative for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex informed NBC News.
“She is determined to continue her work building compassion around the world and will keep striving to set an example for doing what is right and doing what is good.”
The Times declares to price quote an e-mail supposedly sent out to a senior royal authorities in 2018 by Harry and Meghan’s previous interactions secretary, Jason Knauf. NBC News has actually not seen the e-mail.
The Times stated that no action was ever taken control of the supposed bullying claims. Buckingham Palace decreased to react to a list of concerns sent out by NBC News.
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In an interview with tv host James Corden recently, Harry, grand son of Queen Elizabeth II, stated that Britain’s “toxic” press was among the factors he went back from his life as a senior royal.
“It was a really difficult environment, as I think a lot of people saw. We all know what the British press can be like and it was destroying my mental health,” he stated.
He echoed that belief in his interview with Winfrey, stating that “it’s been unbelievably tough for the two of us,” according to a sneak peek clip of the program launched Sunday.
Meghan didn’t speak in the sneak peeks launched ahead of the Winfrey interview, set up to air on CBS on Sunday night. A news release stated that Meghan will discuss her life as a royal, motherhood and humanitarian work.
“You stated some quite stunning things here,” Winfrey stated in among the 2 clips, without any sign of what she was describing.
Harry and Meghan, who now reside in California and are anticipating their 2nd kid, revealed in January 2020 that they were going back from their functions as senior members of the royal household. Their brand-new position was because of be evaluated a year after they left.
Last month, the couple settled their split from the royal household, when Buckingham Palace validated they would not return as working members of the royal household.
It’s been less than 3 years considering that the couple wed in a star-studded wedding event at Windsor Castle. Meghan was hailed at the time for updating the monarchy.
After the birth of their very first kid in 2019, Meghan opened about her life and the continuous media spotlight, stating how tough it was on her.
“Any lady, specifically when they’re pregnant, you’re truly susceptible,” she stated in an interview with U.K. broadcaster ITV.