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No Surprise, Meghan Markle Is Getting Blamed For 99-Year-Old Prince Philip’s Death

Updated April 12, 2021.

Last week, Prince Philip husband of Elizabeth II, passed away at age ninety-nine. In the recent tradition of bullying against his grandson’s wife Meghan Markle, she is being blamed.

Not long after Prince Philip’s death, Markle bore the brunt of unfair blame that she’d caused his death.

How strange of Fox to give Markle such power while also ignoring the late prince’s silence in the attacks his great-daughter-in-law endured.

The Duke of Edinburgh and husband to Queen Elizabeth II died at age 99 after months of hospitalizations. Still, Fox News wasted absolutely no time in blaming the Duchess of Sussex for his death. “There are reports that he was enraged after the interview and the fall out from the interview with Oprah Winfrey,” Fox News host Brian Kilmeade stated during a Fox and Friends segment last Friday. “Here he is trying to recover, and then he gets hit with that.”

“His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle,” Buckingham Palace shared in a statement announcing the death.

No doubt the world is curious about the future of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. The Royal couple has spent much of quarantine like the rest of us, living a low-key life and taking part in quite a bit of Zoom calls. Still, they’ve also managed to maintain public attention and curiosity at one of the largest scales. Since last March, the couple has moved from the UK to Los Angeles, launched the non-profit organization Archewell Inc., officially retired from the Royal family, and announced a second pregnancy.

Earlier this week, after a much talked-about resignation from Royal life, the couple took part in a “tell-all” interview with the one and only Oprah Winfrey.

The first look at Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s interview with Oprah Winfrey gained quite a bit of attention when it aired in February.

Iin February, CBS teased a few clips from  Oprah with Meghan and Harry: A CBS Primetime Special during 60 Minutes.

“I just want to make it clear to everybody there is no subject that’s off-limits,” Winfrey says in the newly-aired clip. Later she asks Meghan, “Were you silent or were you silenced?” and “Almost unsurvivable sounds like there was a breaking point.”

At one point, Prince Harry commented that in regards to his relationship with Meghan, his “biggest concern was history repeating itself.” This is likely a reference to the death of his mother, Princess Diana, who passed away in 1997 after being chased down by paparazzi. “I’m just really relieved and happy to be sitting here talking to you with my wife by my side,” Harry went onto share in the clip. “Because I can’t begin to imagine what it must have been like for her, going through this process by herself all those years ago.”

“It has been unbelievably tough for the two of us, but at least we had each other,” he can be seen saying in another clip of the interview while sitting next to Meghan.

The interview was ultimately quite heartbreaking and upsetting to watch.

During the interview, the couple dropped various surprising bombshells. At one point Markle had at some time become so disheartened with the amount of bullying she faced that she considered suicide. There was also the fact that The ‘Firm’ had a lot of “concerns” about Archie’s skin tone..

At one point the Oprah comemented that there is “no subject that’s off-limits” in the discussion, and later added, “you’ve said some pretty shocking things here.”

Michelle Obama has now spoken out about the interview saying that she is praying for “forgiveness and healing” for Britain’s royal family.

In an interview with NBC host Jenna Bush Hager, Obama revealed that the revelations from Karkle were not a “complete surprise.”

“Race isn’t a new construct in this world for people of color, and so it wasn’t a complete surprise to hear her feelings and to have them articulated,” Obama noted before adding that the royal institution was “first and foremost a family.”

In response to the interview, Prince William replied to questions from reports if the family was racist.

When asked if he had spoken to his brother Prince Harry after the Oprah interview, Prince William replied “No, I haven’t spoken to him yet, but I will do.”

In response, Labour MP Diane Abbott expressed her hope that Markle’s interview with Oprah Winfrey would be “a watershed moment that encourages black and mixed-race women to be open about their mental health struggles.”

Abbott expressed her desire for the interview to show black and mixed-race women that they are loved and supported. “The relentless negativity and abuse is awful. It’s not just any one article or tweet, it’s knowing that day after day, there are going to be abusive tweets and stuff on Facebook,” she said in a statement. “Day after day, you’d open a newspaper and see an article, or a news story, which completely distorts your position. And above all, there’s a presumption that you’re not human.”

In February, Prince Harry spoke about his recent decision to step away from Royal life in a lengthy interview with James Corden’s “Late Late Show.”

“We all know what the British press can be like, and it was destroying my mental health,” Harry said during one segment with Corden. “I was like, this is toxic. So I did what any husband and what any father would do.”

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Oprah Winfrey Just Revealed She Was Physically Abused As A Child

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Oprah Winfrey Just Revealed She Was Physically Abused As A Child

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Updated May 10, 2021

Oprah Winfrey might be the queen whose success so many of us aspire to, but like so many her life is one built from a road of trauma. Her latest book What Happened to You? Conversations on Trauma, Resilience and Healing speaks to these traumas and stressful experience and was written alongside child psychiatrist and neurologist Bruce D. Perry, MD, Ph.D.

In her most recent appearance on the Dr. Oz Show, Winfrey revealed that part of her trauma which she touches on in the book, includes the abuse she experienced from both her parents and grandparents.

Speaking about her experience with child domestic and physical abuse, Winfrey revealed that one beating from her grandmother left her bloody while in her church dress.

“One of the welts on my back opened up and bloodied the dress,” she revealed through tears. She went onto recall a time in her life when she woke up while in bed with her grandmother to find her grandfather strangling his wife.

“My grandmother and I slept in the bed together. My grandfather was in a room on the other side of the wall and one night in the middle of the night, my grandfather gets out of bed and comes into the room,” Winfrey explained. “And I wake up and he has his hands around my grandmother’s neck and she is screaming.”

Winfrey shared that after her grandmother managed to push her grandfather away, they both slept in the room after that her grandmother put a chair underneath their bedroom’s doorknob with tin cans around the chair. “And that is how we slept every night. I’m sleeping, I always slept with, listening for the cans,” she explained. “Listening for what happens if that doorknob moves.”

In her new book, Winfrey revealed that after her grandmother died, she moved from Mississippi to Milwaukee to live with her mother.

There, she was forced to sleep on the front porch of the house where her mother resided. “The night I arrived in Milwaukee, the woman my mother was boarding with, Ms. Miller, took one look at me and said, ‘She’ll have to sleep on the porch,'” Winfrey recalled in her book. “My mother said, ‘All right.’ As I watched my mother close the house door to go to the bed where I thought I’d sleep, I was consumed with a terrified sense of loneliness that brought me to tears.”

Winfrey went onto recall that the incident with the bloody dress happened after her grandmother caught her playing with water.

Speaking to Dr. Oz, she recalled how as a little girl she had been carrying a bucket of water to bring back home. “As I was bringing the water back, I was, like, playing with the water with my fingers like that in the water and my grandmother was looking out the window,” Winfrey recalled. “And when I brought the bucket in and I’m sloshing the bucket cause I’m a little girl, and she’s like “Were you playing in the water? Did you have your fingers in that water? That’s our drinking water.”

Winfrey’s latest book isn’t totally autobiographical, chapters dive into the connection between trauma and well-being, and Dr. Perry insight into who to handle traumatic experiences from their childhood. “The journey from traumatized to typical to resilient helps create a unique strength and perspective,” Dr. Perry write in the book. “That journey can create post-traumatic wisdom.”

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Piers Morgan Storms Off Set, Leaves ‘Good Morning Britain’

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Piers Morgan Storms Off Set, Leaves ‘Good Morning Britain’

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Piers Morgan is no longer part of the Good Morning Britain team after his comments about Meghan Markle’s mental health comments. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex spoke at length with Oprah Winfrey about their time as working members of the Royal Family.

Piers Morgan stormed off the Good Morning Britain after being called out by .

“And I understand that you don’t like Meghan Markle,” Alex Beresford said. “You’ve made it so clear a number of times on this program, a number of times. And I understand that you’ve got a personal relationship with Meghan Markle — or had one — and she cut you off. She’s entitled to cut you off if she wants to. Has she said anything about you since you cut her off? I don’t think she has, but you continue to trash her.”

That is when Morgan got up and left the studio.

Morgan has long been a vocal critic of Meghan Markle while being a fierce defender of the Royal Family. This was exacerbated by the Oprah Winfrey interview where she and Prince Harry held nothing back.

One of the most impactful moments of the interview was when Markle admitted that she had suicidal thoughts. The constant battle in the Royal Family, according to Markle, was relentless with conversations about the baby’s skin color and how he wouldn’t get security.

“I was ashamed to say it at the time and ashamed to have to admit it to Harry. But I knew that if I didn’t say it — then I would do it,” she explained in the interview. “I just didn’t want to be alive anymore.”

Morgan took great offense to the notion that being part of the Royal Family could lead anyone to being suicidal. He openly shared his disbelief on-air for Good Morning Britain.

He has since left the show as complaints poured in.

“I don’t believe a word she says, Meghan Markle,” Morgan said on Good Morning Britain after the interview. “I wouldn’t believe her if she read me a weather report.”

He continued: “I’m sickened by what I’ve had to watch,” Morgan said while talking over his co-host as she tried to defend Markle. “It’s a 2 hour trash-athon of everything the Queen has worked so hard for, while her husband is in hospital.”

ITV announced Morgan’s departure after the Office of Communications, Ofcom, received 41,000 complaints. Ofcom started an investigation into Morgan’s comments and Morgan has faced a swift backlash for his comments.

READ: 8 Of The Biggest Bombshells Dropped In Meghan and Harry’s Oprah Interview —’I was ashamed to say it at the time’

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