Here's the Text Meghan Markle Sent Oprah as Her Interview Was Airing Earlier This Month

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Mehera Bonner
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Here's the Text Meghan Markle Sent Oprah as Her Interview Was Airing Earlier This Month
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From Good Housekeeping

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's explosive tell-all interview with Oprah aired on Sunday night, and if you're wondering what was going on behind the scenes ... apparently Meghan and Oprah were texting!

"Well, I haven't really spoken to them since the interview because we're in different time zones," Oprah told CBS This Morning following the interview. "I got a text from Meghan yesterday saying, 'How's it going?' Because she was putting Archie to bed waiting on the West Coast feed and had no idea what was happening on the East Coast."

Oprah says she wrote back, 'I don't either, from what I can tell it's going well, I know it's airing' and added that she'd probably be having a conversation with the couple about the special later.

Meghan and Harry spoke candidly during their talk with Oprah — opening up about Meghan being denied mental health treatment, the immense pressure they faced while working as senior royals, the horrifying racism Meghan experienced within the royal family itself, and even their relationships with Kate Middleton, Prince William, Prince Charles, and the Queen.

The Tuesday after the interview aired, Buckingham Palace issued the following statement on behalf of the Queen:

The whole family is saddened to learn the full extent of how challenging the last few years have been for Harry and Meghan.

The issues raised, particularly that of race, are concerning. While some recollections may vary, they are taken very seriously and will be addressed by the family privately.

Harry, Meghan and Archie will always be much loved family members.

On Thursday, Prince William told reporters while visiting an East London school that "we're very much not a racist family." Meanwhile, Prince Charles seems to be continuing with his schedule of royal engagements. On March 9, he was asked what he thought of the interview while visiting a vaccine pop up, and simply smiled:

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