The Meghan Markle and Prince Harry interview with Oprah airs on ITV tonight and Holly Willoughby has defended them against claims wealthier people shouldn’t claim to be struggling.
In their explosive interview with US host Oprah Winfrey, aired on US TV on Sunday (March 7), the Duchess of Sussex opened up about feeling suicidal while she was pregnant.
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And on This Morning today, daytime TV favourite Holly hit back when a guest on the show branded Meghan “tone deaf”.
Journalist Julia Hartley-Brewer said on the ITV programme: “I do think multi-millionaires sitting with a billionaire in their multi-million pound mansion complaining about how terrible their life is is tone-deaf, in this day and age when so many people are struggling.”
However, Holly rushed to point out that mental health “doesn’t discriminate on how wealthy you are”.
She added: “Haven’t we got past that thought process by now?”
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Julia replied: “I get it, especially being a mum-to-be in a foreign country and not feeling support from her new in-laws and the palace staff.
“That would have been incredibly difficult… and the fact they weren’t offering…