Oprah interview: Meghan says it is 'liberating to be able to speak'

Buckingham Palace launches probe after former staffer accuses Meghan Markle of bullying

Buckingham Palace launches probe after former staffer accuses Meghan Markle of bullying

Yes, it's low-key. I don't know what you were expecting, they're British and Royal. In February 2021, the official royal family Twitter account marked his birthday with a post on the social network.

Meghan accused the British royal family of peddling lies against herself and Harry in a previous excerpt.

In earlier clips shared by CBS, Oprah questioned Meghan whether she was "silent or silenced", and later asked the Duchess: "Almost unsurvivable". Best friend to Oprah Winfrey and CBS This Morning host Gayle King revealed on air that "Nothing is off limits".

Meghan Markle's half-brother Thomas Markle Jr made an explosive claim that the Duchess of Sussex has "bullied people and got her way".

The Duchess adds: 'And, if that comes with risk of losing things, there is a lot that has been lost already'.

The interview was recorded before The Times newspaper ran a report citing unnamed sources as saying an aide to Harry and Meghan had raised a complaint in October 2018 alleging that Meghan had reduced some of her assistants to tears and treated others so badly that they had quit. "Members of staff involved at the time, including those who have left the Household, will be invited to participate to see if lessons can be learned", it said in its statement.

The palace said in a statement, "We are clearly very concerned about allegations in The Times following claims made by former staff of The Duke and Duchess of Sussex".

Reuters could not independently verify the report.

Buckingham Palace investigating after Meghan accused of bullying staff
They said: "There are far more important things we have been focused on than the circus around a media interview". It alleges there had been "report after report" of "unacceptable behaviour" by Meghan towards a staff member.

"We have the ability to make our own choices in a way that I couldn't have said yes to then", she said.

The Palace announced on Wednesday that they are "very concerned" about the allegations, first reported in The London Times.

"The Royal Household has had a Dignity at Work policy in place for a number of years and does not and will not tolerate bullying or harassment in the workplace", the statement further said.

At the end of the first preview, Oprah, who is also one of Meghan and Harry's neighbours in their Montecito neighbourhood in California, told the couple: "You've said some pretty shocking things here".

After the first trailer was dropped ahead of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's in-depth interview with Oprah Winfrey (which airs in the States and in the United Kingdom next week), allegations emerged about Meghan having been at the centre of a bullying complaint during her time at Kensington Palace.

That decision was confirmed last month, when they also handed over all their royal patronages.

"Accordingly, our HR team will look into the circumstances outlined in the article". They said their move was fuelled in part by intense press intrusion.

"It's really liberating to be able to have the right and the privilege in some ways to be able to say yes, I'm ready to talk, to be able to make a choice on your own and to be able to speak for yourself".

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