Meghan Markle confesses all about her “uncomfortable” experience in the days after *that* Oprah interview

''Walking into a room alone is never easy for me.''
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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex has given a candid interview in the wake of the Queen’s death, speaking about her grieving process and her relationship with Prince Harry.

The former actress was also quizzed about her and Harry’s infamous interview with Oprah Winfrey last year, in which the couple spoke about their negative experiences within the royal family and their monumental decision to step back.

When asked about the days after the Oprah interview – which saw royal observers choose Team Sussex, Team Royals, or somewhere in between – Meghan alluded that her memory of the time isn’t perfect

Meghan Markle has given a new interview in the wake of the Queen’s death. (Image: Getty)

“Even before the interview, I hadn’t been out because I was so pregnant,” the Duchess told Variety.

“The one thing I really remember was Gloria Steinem’s birthday, a few days after it aired. I really wanted to celebrate her at what I thought was just going to be a small and intimate birthday lunch. I envisioned it being us eating sandwiches in this cottage she was staying at. Instead, it was an extravaganza — by the way, as she deserves. But I hadn’t really seen people in a long time, and the interview had come out maybe a week before.

“Walking into a room alone is never easy for me, and I remember feeling a bit uncomfortable. But before I could let my uncertainty linger, Pamela Adlon came up to me and greeted me with such warmth and kindness. She toured me around the room, and at every turn, more generosity and love was felt. Maybe it’s just a testament to the kind of company Glo keeps, but I also think these women were extraordinary to ensure I felt so welcomed. It’s like they knew exactly what I needed to feel in that moment. It meant, and still means, so very much to me. The power of sisterhood and female support can never be underestimated.”

Meghan spoke about what she remembered from the days after her and Harry’s infamous interview with Oprah. (Image: CBS)

After it aired, the 90-minute Oprah interview sent shockwaves throughout the royal community.

The sit-down started with Meghan alleging that a years-old rumour that she made Kate Middleton cry over a flower girl dress was actually completely fabricated; in fact, it was the other way around.

From there it got progressively darker, with the Duchess opening up about her harrowing mental health battle, and Prince Harry eventually joining to talk about his estranged relationship with his brother William.

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Despite all of these allegations, the world was taken with one claim in particular.

When Meghan alleged to Oprah that there had been “concerns and conversations about how dark (her son Archie’s) skin might be when he was born”, the TV presenter’s stunned facial expression mirrored the reaction of viewers everywhere.

The former Suits star said that these comments were “relayed to (her) from Harry from conversations that family had with him”.

Meghan alleged to Oprah that there had been “concerns and conversations about how dark (her son Archie’s) skin might be when he was born”. (Image: Getty)

Following the claims, the Palace released an official statement attesting that “the issues raised, particularly that of race, are concerning” while also claiming that “some recollections may vary”.

Heir apparent Prince William also responded to the racism claims while on a royal outing, telling an inquisitive paparazzi: “We are very much not a racist family.”

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