Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Sunday sat down for his or her first main TV interview for the reason that stepped again from royal duties a yr in the past.
All through the 90-minute particular, Meghan and Harry shared surprising particulars about why they determined to depart the Royal household, and simply how painful that course of has been for them.
Even earlier than the interview began, social media customers had been past hype for the expertise. Following is a number of reactions on Twitter:
BERNICE KING, YOUNGEST CHILD OF THE LATE U.S. CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
“Royalty is not a shield from the devastation and despair of racism.”
DAN WOOTTON, FORMER CORRESPONDENT OF BRITAIN’S SUN NEWSPAPER
“Make no mistake, Meghan has just declared war on the Royal Family, telling Oprah: “They were willing to lie to protect other members of the family.”
SAEED JONES, U.S. AUTHOR
“WHEW, they almost killed this woman. I’m so glad Meghan and Harry got that baby and got the hell out of there.”
ANA NAVARRO-CARDENAS, GUEST CO-HOST OF TH TALK SHOW ‘THE VIEW’
“OOF. There hasn’t been this much English tea spilled in America, since the Boston Tea Party.”
ABBY D. PHILIP. CNN POLITICAL CORRESPONDENT
“This is heartbreaking.”
NINA PARKER, E! NEWS CORRESPONDENT
“You know why Black women believe Meghan? Because we know exactly what micro aggressions look like. And how they slowly drive you insane.”
BRITTANY PACKNETT CUNNINGHAM, U.S. BLACK ACTIVIST AND PODCAST HOST
“The difference in treatment between Meghan and Kate is one of the clearest examples of the misogynoir at play & is a reminder that if they can do that to a Duchess, it’s happening to Black women *everyday*.”
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s extremely anticipated Oprah interview aired Sunday night time, and the joy on Twitter was palpable.