Prince Harry Says He’s ‘Ashamed’ of How He Dealt With Meghan Markle’s Suicidal Thoughts

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Prince Harry’s The Me You Can’t See was filled with controversial revelations. But in a newly released bonus episode, he’s spoken out about one incredibly personal topic.

He’s opened up about his reaction to Meghan’s admission about her suicidal thoughts.

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And it makes for some truly shocking reading.

Now, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been the talk of the entire world in the last few months…

But where did it all really start?
Well, in January 2020, the couple took to Instagram to announce they would be stepping down from their senior roles in the royal family due to harassment from the British press and a desperate need for privacy.

They simply wanted a quieter life…

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And it didn’t take long for them to relocate to Los Angeles where they’re currently raising their son, Archie, and expecting their second child.

Quite predictably, the news of their departure didn’t go down well with royalists all around the world…

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And alongside rumors of bitter feuds between Harry, Prince Charles, and Prince William, the explosive Oprah Winfrey interview poured even more fuel on the fire.

Harry and Meghan’s tell-all interview with the famous TV host aired on March 7th…

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And an unbelievable amount of dirt was dished out on the royal family and their treatment of the couple over the last few years.

Meghan made some shocking accusations of racism against the monarchy…

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Including concerns that were expressed by an unnamed senior member of the family over Archie’s skin color – something that Meghan insisted contributed to her son not being given a royal title.
She also tearfully described the lack of support she received when she was feeling suicidal during her pregnancy due to the pressure and isolation that comes with being a member of the royal family.

Harry then spoke of how he’s been “financially cut off” by his father…

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And that he’s now pretty much an outcast in his family.

Of course, while many sympathized with the couple following the eye-opening interview…

Many weren’t at all impressed by their attempt to break their silence in such a publicized way… because let’s face it, you don’t get more famous and “A-lister” than Oprah Winfrey!
Harry and Meghan were also accused of being “attention seekers” and “liars.”

Harry returned to the U.K shortly after the interview to attend the funeral of his grandfather, Prince Philip…

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And it was reported that there was a “great deal of frostiness” between Harry, his father, and other senior royals.

So, as you can see, it’s been a very tense few months for Harry and Meghan…

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But this hasn’t stopped Harry from speaking out yet again about the hardships of being in the royal family.

Harry appeared as a guest on Dax Shepard’s Armchair Expert podcast earlier this month…

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And he made many personal – and shocking – revelations during the interview.

In perhaps the most talked-about moment of the podcast, Harry said he was caught in a cycle of “pain and suffering” in the British royal family…

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And hinted heavily that he is critical of the way his father, Prince Charles, raised him.

Discussing his upbringing as a royal, he said:

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“When it comes to parenting, if I’ve experienced some form of pain or suffering because of the pain or suffering that perhaps my father or my parents had suffered, I’m going to make sure I break that cycle so that I don’t pass it on.”

He added that “a lot of genetic pain and suffering that gets passed on anyway…”

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“So we as parents should be doing the most we can to try and say ‘you know what, that happened to me, I’m going to make sure that doesn’t happen to you.'”

Harry also noted that as he grew older, he realized that Charles raised him in the way that he had previously been raised.

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“I never saw it, I never knew about it, and then suddenly I started to piece it together and go ‘OK, so this is where he went to school, this is what happened, I know this about his life, I also know that is connected to his parents so that means he’s treated me the way he was treated, so how can I change that for my own kids?'”

And to top everything off, Harry’s 5-part series with Oprah Winfrey, The Me You Can’t See, began streaming on Apple TV+ last week…

Which saw the former senior royal dish even more dirt on the royal family, including him being told to simply “grin and bear it” when he was struggling with his mental health.

But in a newly released episode of the documentary, Harry has opened up about an incredibly personal issue.

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How he dealt with Meghan’s suicidal thoughts.

These revelations were released in a bonus episode of The Me You Can’t See.

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Which was released today.

“So many people are afraid of being on the receiving end of that conversation because they don’t feel like they have the right tools to give the right advice,” he explained.

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“But what you [want] to say is ‘You’re there.’ Listen, because listening and being part of that conversation is, without doubt, the best first step that you can take.”

“Of course, because of the system that we were in and the responsibilities and the duties that we had, we had a quick cuddle, and then we had to get changed to jump in a convoy with a police escort and drive to the Royal Albert Hall for a charity event.”

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Nonetheless, Harry admits, “I’m somewhat ashamed of the way that I dealt with it.”

We’re happy both Harry and Meghan managed to find the help they needed.

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If you need to talk to someone about issues raised in this article, you can call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or by texting HOME to 741741, the Crisis Text Line.
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