"Were you silent or were you silenced?," Winfrey can be seen asking Meghan Markle in the preview
CBS has released the first look of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's explosive' 'tell-all' interview with Oprah and it is already making headlines. The news of the interview came a few weeks ago and the Royal family's disapproval of the same is evident. A lot of speculations were made about how the interview was going to be but now with the first look releasing, it seems that everyone got one thing right - it is going to be pretty revealing.
"I just want to make it clear to everybody there is no subject that's off-limits," Winfrey can be seen saying in the clip. She asks Meghan, "Were you silent or were you silenced?". Winfrey is then seen making an analysis of an answer, where she says "Almost unsurvivable sounds like there was a breaking point." The clip then shows Prince Harry who says, "My biggest concern was history repeating itself," At the end of the preview, Winfrey tells the couple, "You've said some pretty shocking things here."
In a second preview, Prince Harry is seen talking about his late mother, Princess Diana.
"You know, for me, I'm just really relieved and happy to be sitting here, talking to you with my wife by my side because I can't begin to imagine what it must've been like for her going through this process by herself all those years ago," he says, referring to the public scrutiny Diana dealt with. "Because it has been unbelievably tough for the two of us, but at least we have each other," He further said as Meghan agreed.
It was reported that the interview will air on March 7th after Buckingham Palace confirmed that Meghan and Harry will not be returning to their royal roles. The announcement came a few weeks shy of their 12-month review period. It was also reported that the couple will no longer keep their patronages and that it will be subsequently redistributed "among working members of The Royal Family." Although they no longer use their coveted His/Her Royal Highness titles, they will retain them — along with their Duke and Duchess of Sussex titles. "While all are saddened by their decision, The Duke and Duchess remain much-loved members of the family," the Buckingham Palace in a statement.
Winfrey's close friend, Gayle King, teased the interview on CBS This morning. "We want to remind you Harry and Meghan are talking to Oprah. It's their first major broadcast since giving up their senior royal duties … and I've heard from reliable sources – this is Oprah talking – that it's the best interview she's ever done," she said, while the co-host added, "So I'm curious. I think that's saying something."