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With Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s highly anticipated interview with Oprah Winfrey airing in less than a week, it is high time to reconsider the Duke and Duchess of Sussexes’ story with the media mogul who has been at least three years goes back

When Harry and Meghan tied the knot, Oprah was among the valued guests attending the ceremony. “It was more than a wedding, I thought,” she later told ET about the royal wedding, “It was a cultural one Wait a minute, and you couldn’t be there or watch TV and not feel like there was a shift that was taking place right in the middle of it “

Oprah also made headlines for spending time with Doria Ragland, Meghan’s mother, not long after the wedding after Ragland was photographed leaving the media mogul’s house with gifts, some speculated that Oprah was trying to find her way around to break into the inner circle of the Sussexes – but she was quick to put an end to those rumors. “The story was Meghan’s mother had come to my house and left laden with presents,” said Winfrey. “You know what the presents were First and foremost, she’s great at yoga, so I said, ‘Bring your yoga mat and sneakers if we just want to do yoga on the lawn, so one of the bags was a yoga mat and the other was lunch “

In April 2019, Kensington Palace announced that Prince Harry was collaborating with Oprah on a series of documentaries on mental health Managing the challenges each of us faces and how we can equip ourselves with the tools to thrive rather than simply survive”Read a statement from the palace

In a CBS This Morning interview with longtime friend Gayle King, Oprah said the collaboration came about after she and Harry discovered a shared passion for reducing mental health stigma, “I said [ mental health] is also a big concern of mine I want to try to alleviate the stigma and he said, ‘If there is something I can do to help’ and I’ll go ‘Uh! ‘”Said Oprah. She added that she had had” secret meetings in London “about the project

At some point in 2020, the series should land on Apple TV.It is unclear whether and when it will premiere

“I think she’s being portrayed unfairly,” Oprah Gayle King said on CBS This Morning in April 2019, “I have a feeling that if people really knew her, they’d know that she’s not just all that Perceiving her as graceful and dynamic in this position, but that she just has a wonderfully warm, giving, funny heart. I see all the crazy press around her and I think it’s really unfair “

After the Sussexers announced their intention to retire as working royals in January 2020, rumors suggested that Oprah may have offered advice on how best to sever ties with the Windsors – but the media mogul was quick to shut them down ” Meghan and Harry don’t need my help figuring out what’s best for them, “she told NBC.” I care for both of them and support any decisions they make for their family. “In a later video, Oprah said she was the couple “1000% “support and that Harry” did what he had to do for his family “

Oprah told Access Hollywood in 2019 that she sent the couple’s newborn baby a collection of books as a “Welcome to the World” gift after they were born in May.A year later, royal watchers watched one of the books in a video that On the occasion of his first birthday, Meghan read Archie von Duck in the clip! Rabbit !, A popular children’s book – but interestingly enough, this copy had an “Archie’s Book Club” sticker on it, similar to the Oprah’s Book Club emblem

Oprah Magazine later confirmed that Archie’s copy of Duck! Rabbits! was one of the books Oprah had given – and that the others have the same cute sticker

In December, the Duchess issued a statement announcing that she had invested in Clevr Blends, a women-run California coffee company, to promote her “commitment to sourcing ethical ingredients and creating a product that I personally like love and that is holistic”Approach to Wellbeing”

Meghan sent her friend (and now neighbor) Oprah some samples, and the media mogul fully agreed and shared a video about the product on Instagram “On Christmas Day, my neighbor” M “sent me a basket full of delicacies! ( Yes the M👑) My new morning and evening drink of choice I wish I had @clevrblends earlier because I had added it to my favorite things list “

In mid-February it was announced that Harry and Meghan had agreed to take part in a television interview with the veteran talk show host

Speaking about the highly anticipated show on CBS This Morning shortly afterwards, Gayle King said, “I’ve been told nothing is forbidden, nothing is forbidden”She can ask anything she wants. She continued,” A lot of people wanted this interview I’m so glad we got it I’m very curious “

Oprah with Meghan and Harry: A CBS primetime special will be on Sunday the 7th March at 8 p.m. M. east on CBS, if you don’t have cable, you can stream it on Hulu Live TV and YouTube TV

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Source: https://www.townandcountrymag.com/society/tradition/a35700806/meghan-markle-prince-harry-oprah-friendship-timeline/