Meghan Markle isn’t planning any sit-down interviews, despite reports.
Royal sources told both People magazine and Entertainment Tonight (ET) that reports of the Duchess of Sussex sitting down with Ellen DeGeneres — or an interviewer — “are categorically untrue.”
According to People and ET, Markle, 38, and DeGeneres, 61, started their friendship years ago after meeting at a dog shelter. additionally to DeGeneres, Markle, and husband Prince Harry also know another media mogul: Oprah Winfrey.
Winfrey, who attended the couple’s 2018 nuptials, recently opened about Prince Harry and Markle’s decision to step back from their senior royal duties, arguing that nobody should criticize them for doing what’s best for his or her family.
The 65-year-old spoke to TMZ in NY City on Tuesday night, where she candidly shared her thoughts on the “Megxit” news, also because the media’s reaction to the Sussexes’ decide to relinquish most of their royal duties, live financially independent of the crown, hand over their “royal highness” titles and live part-time in Canada.
“I support the 1,000 percent,” the star told the outlet.
Oprah said she supports them because she believes that the couple has considered this for several months, noting the queen’s statement on the matter referencing the quantity of your time and thought that was put into the choice. As a result, she thinks that Harry isn’t being reactive but is really making a calculated decision for his family.
Although Oprah has been a lover to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex within the past, TMZ said that her unequivocal support could have something to try to to with the very fact that she and Harry are partnered on a business venture to make a documentary series on the psychological state for Apple’s new streaming service.
The documentary builds on Harry’s work on psychological state issues, including work together with his brother Prince William and his wife, Kate Middleton, in their Heads Together campaign.