Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan’s explosive Oprah Winfrey interview offered plenty of answers as to why the couple stepped away from their roles as senior members of the royal family. But it also raised new questions for many viewers.
Sunday’s two-hour interview, along with additional clips released Monday, covered a sweeping range of of bombshell moments (including Meghan revealing she and Harry actually married before their 2018 wedding extravaganza) and raised further questions, such as what the palace’s role was in tabloid stories about Meghan and Kate’s relationship and who, if not the queen or her husband, was responsible for the conversations about baby Archie’s skin color.
For some American viewers unfamiliar with the inner workings of the British royal family, it also posed some technical questions about terms brought up: namely, “The Firm,” a faceless institution blamed for several of Harry and Meghan’s qualms with royal life.
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“I don’t know how they could expect that after all of this time we would still just be silent if there is an active role that The Firm is playing in perpetuating falsehoods about us,” Meghan told Winfrey in a teaser clip, reflecting on how she felt about the palace hearing her speak out. “And if that comes with risk of losing things – I…