Prince Harry: how his meeting with Meghan Markle changed his vision of things

Published on January 06, 2023 at 9:00 p.m.

Prince Harry: how his meeting with Meghan Markle changed his vision of things

Prince Harry: how his meeting with Meghan Markle changed his vision of things – ©Kaszerman Nancy/Zuma/ABACA

Prince Harry’s autobiographical book, “The Substitute” will be released on January 10.

A few days before the release of Prince Harry’s book, called “The Substitute”, several extracts were revealed in the press. The Duke of Sussex made numerous revelations, in particular about his violent altercation with Prince William, about the underside of his Nazi costume, worn in 2005, but also about a feud between his wife, Meghan Markle and her sister-in-law Kate Middleton, dating from May 2018. Readers will be able to discover all the details on January 10. On the occasion of the upcoming publication of his autobiography, Prince Harry gave his very first television interview in the United States on the program “60 minutes” on CBS.

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“I haven’t seen what I see now”

In an excerpt shared on Twitter, Thursday January 5, the brother of the prince william acknowledged his faults while addressing how the press abused his wife. “What Meghan had to go through was similar, in part, to what Kate [Middleton] and what the [reine] Camilla have gone through – under very different circumstances,” says the prince harry facing Anderson Cooper. Before adding: “But you add to that the racial element, and that is what the press, the British press, immediately jumped on. I went into this business incredibly naive. I had no idea the British press was so bigoted. Hell, I probably was before the relationship with Meghan too. “Do you think you were bigoted before your relationship with Meghan? asks the journalist. “I don’t know,” replies Prince Harry. Let’s put it this way, I haven’t seen what I see now. »

In the documentary “Harry & Meghan”, released in December on Netflix, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle came back to their meeting in 2016. The Duke of Sussex had also opened up about the racism his wife faced after they went public with their relationship. In 2021, the couple said the toxicity of British media contributed to their decision to leave the royal family. “We all know how the British press can be and it was destroying my sanity,” he said on “The Late Late Show With James Corden”. It’s toxic. Before continuing: “So, I did what any husband and any father would do – I need to get my family out of this. »