Duchess of Sussex ‘liberated’ by leaving Royal family
The Duchess of Sussex said it felt “liberating” to talk to Oprah Winfrey, revealing that the Royal family had prevented her from making that choice and from speaking for herself. In the latest teaser clip of the interview, released by CBS, Ms Winfrey describes how she asked the Duchess for an interview in February or March 2018, before her May wedding but that Meghan, 39, had turned her down, saying it was not the right time. See how the conversation unfolded and here is how you can watch the interview in the UK. Bethan Holt looks back at four times Meghan took inspiration from Princess Diana’s rebellious attitude to royal style. It comes as the Duchess’s closest friends launched a defence against claims she bullied royal staff. For instant updates on the Sussexes and any other major stories, sign up for our Breaking News Alerts.
Meanwhile, the Duke of Edinburgh has been moved back to the private hospital to which he was first admitted almost three weeks ago after heart surgery at one of Europe’s leading cardiac facilities. Prince Philip underwent successful heart surgery on Wednesday at St Bartholomew’s Hospital – just three months before his 100th birthday. Read the latest.
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