Anushka Asthana talks to senior Guardian reporter Archie Bland, who has been masking the extraordinary battle between the royal household and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, concerning the couple’s interview with Oprah Winfrey. The interview contained surprising revelations, together with that members of the royal household had brazenly expressed considerations about how darkish their son Archie’s pores and skin could be and her personal psychological well being considerations. “It was all occurring simply because I used to be respiration,” Meghan mentioned, breaking down in tears at one level and prompting Winfrey to do the identical. “I simply didn’t wish to be alive any extra. That was a transparent, actual, scary and fixed thought.” Archie tells Anushka that the interview, which aired on Sunday night time within the US and Monday night time within the UK, went far additional than he had anticipated.
Anushka additionally talks to Guardian reporter Aamna Mohdin, who spoke to younger black British ladies about how they felt about Meghan’s therapy. There had been a hope, they informed Aamna, that the marriage and what it might symbolise would possibly result in a larger acceptance of black ladies throughout all sectors of the UK. Her therapy, they mentioned, is proof of how deeply entrenched racism is in each nook of British society.
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