LONDON — Oprah Winfrey’s bombshell interview with Prince Harry and Meghan revealed a raft of allegations and details about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s lives before and after their split with the royal family.
Here are the main takeaways from the interview, which Buckingham Police has yet to respond to:
An emotional Meghan said she had suicidal thoughts during her time with the royal family.
“I was really ashamed to have to say it at the time and ashamed to have to admit it to Harry especially … but I knew that if I didn’t say that, then I would do it,” Meghan, 39, said in the exclusive interview. “I just didn’t want to be alive anymore.”
She described her thoughts about suicide as “methodical” after pleading for help but getting none.
Archie’s skin color
Meghan, who is biracial, said Harry had conversations with his family about how dark the skin of their son Archie might be when he was born.
She declined to reveal the person or people who made the remarks, because it would be “very damaging” to them.
Later in the interview, Harry, 36, said he was “never going to share” that conversation, adding that it had left him “a bit shocked.”
A private wedding
Harry and Meghan’s fairytale wedding in May 2018 drew international attention, but the couple revealed that a more intimate ceremony took place just three days before the public event.
The couple said they felt the official wedding was a “spectacle for the world,” and they wanted their own vows. So the…