The Duchess of Sussex has recently opened up about her struggle of having to deal with being a new mother in the spotlight under which she is being intensely scrutinized. A short clip of the emotional interview was released on Twitter by ITV on Friday, as part of their documentary, "Harry & Meghan: An African Journey," which is set to be released in the UK later today.
"Not many people have asked if I’m ok ... it’s a very real thing to be going through behind the scenes."
Meghan reveals to ITV's @tombradby the intense media spotlight has left her struggling to cope while becoming a mum #HarryAndMeghan https://t.co/Uy21iE6ozJ pic.twitter.com/kZqhZV66OL— ITV News (@itvnews) October 18, 2019
In the video, Meghan addressed the issues she has faced as a new wife, mother and British royal, whose life has been viciosuly dissected by the public and the media since she first began dating Prince Harry back in 2015.
"Any woman, especially when they're pregnant, you're really vulnerable, and so that was made really challenging," Meghan revealed. "And then when you have a newborn, you know. And especially as a woman, it's a lot. So, you add this on top of just trying to be a new mum or trying to be a newlywed."
The interviewer, British reporter Tom Bradby, then asked about the impact of such pressure on Meghan's mental and physical health, to which the Ducchess visbily held back tears. She thanked Bradby sincerely, noting that, "Not many people have asked if I'm OK, but it's a very real thing to be going through behind the scenes."
Shortly following the release of the touching interview, Twitter started trending with the hashtag #WeLoveYouMeghan, where hundred of thousands of people expressed their sympathy and support for the Duchess.