Meghan Markle accuses royals of 'perpetuating falsehoods' about her and Harry 9 months ago

Meghan Markle accuses royals of 'perpetuating falsehoods' about her and Harry

A new clip has been released ahead of the interview with Oprah

In a new teaser from an interview with Oprah Winfrey, Meghan Markle accuses the royals of "perpetuating falsehoods" about her and Prince Harry.

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Meghan and Harry's interview with the US talk show host is due to be screened next Monday on ITV.

A series of promotional clips have been released in the run-up to the main screening.

Previous clips have featured Harry's fears of "history repeating itself," a remarkably diplomatic description of his and his wife's treatment by the British tabloid press and the way it mirrors treatment of Harry's mother, princess Diana.

Harry said: "I can’t imagine what it must have been like for her going through this process by herself all those years ago, because it has been unbelievably tough for the two of us - but at least we had each other."

Less than a week before the Oprah interview is screened, explosive allegations about Meghan Markle have appeared in the British press.

A report in The Times claims that a complaint was made against Meghan in October 2018 by Jason Knauf, who was then communications secretary for Meghan and Harry.

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The report alleged she had driven two personal assistants away and was undermining the confidence of a third member of staff.

A spokesperson said Markle was "saddened" by these reports.

"The duchess is saddened by this latest attack on her character, particularly as someone who has been the target of bullying herself and is deeply committed to supporting those who have experienced pain and trauma.

"She is determined to continue her work building compassion around the world and will keep striving to set an example for doing what is right and doing what is good."

Now, in the latest clip released ahead of the full interview, Oprah asks Meghan "How do you feel about the palace hearing you speak your truth today?"

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She replies: "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.

"And if that comes with risk of losing things, I mean - there's a lot that has been lost already."

Meghan and Harry's interview with Oprah will be screened to US audiences on CBS on Sunday, with the interview expected to be shown in full in the UK on ITV on Monday evening.

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