For the first time Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, publicly discusses her father Thomas Markle and her half-sister’s forthcoming tell-all book in this previously unaired clip from her and Prince Harry’s sit-down with Oprah Winfrey.
– And we’re excited that Oprah is still with us to talk about another exclusive clip from her interview with Prince Harry and Meghan. In this unaired excerpt, the Duchess of Sussex talks publicly for the very first time about her father and her half sister, Samantha Markle. She tells Oprah how she felt when she found out her dad was working with the tabloids.
MEGHAN MARKLE: There was such an obsession about anything in my world, including tracking down my parents. And I did everything I could to protect both of them in that media frenzy. But for over a year, the UK tabloids were trying to find my dad, offering people so much money to try to find his address. Once they did, I remember being told there was a huge headline like, we found him, or we’ve got him. You’re talking about someone’s father. And from that point, the tabloids, they moved into the apartment next door and across from him, descended on this small town, or just giving him gifts. The whole thing brings us to where we are today.
OPRAH: Did it feel like betrayal when you found out your father was working with the tabloids?
MEGHAN MARKLE: I’m just trying to decide if I’m comfortable even talking about that. If we’re going to use the word betrayal, it’s because…