Oprah Winfrey offers advice for Harry and Meghan ahead of the coronation
Oprah Winfrey has shared her thoughts on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle and whether they will attend King Charles III’s coronation. should attend in May.
The talk show host, who is close friends with the royal couple, briefly discussed the coronation in an interview with friend Gayle King on Tuesday At CBS morningto promote her 100th selection for her book club, Hello pretty by Anna Napolitano.
During the conversation, King addressed recent reports about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s invitation to the big event before asking Winfrey for her opinion. “Do you think they should go? Do you think they shouldn’t go? Would you like to comment on something?”
In response, Winfrey, who did a bombshell interview with Harry and Meghan about the royal family in 2021, gave the couple her advice and showed her support for the couple.
“I think they should do what they think is best for themselves and their families,” she explained. “That’s what I think. That’s the bottom line. What do you think is right for you?”
She admitted that she did not specifically speak to the couple about the coronation as they did not “ask” her for her “opinion” on whether or not they should attend.
Winfrey’s thoughts came weeks after it was reported that Harry and Meghan had received their invitation as they had “received email correspondence from His Majesty’s Office regarding the coronation”.
However, it was unclear if they would attend or not, a spokesman for the couple said The times: “We will not announce an immediate decision on whether the Duke and Duchess will attend at this time.”
This uncertainty about her attendance at the event also came after speculation that the king had asked his son and daughter-in-law to vacate their UK home, Frogmore Cottage. A spokesperson for Harry and Meghan confirmed the news on March 1, stating: “We can confirm that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been asked to vacate their residence at Frogmore Cottage.”
While Harry and Meghan received their invitation, it has reportedly been claimed that their two children, Archie, four, and Lilibet, one, did not.
Reports have also explained why Harry may be reluctant to attend the event, with a source claiming he is seeking an “apology” from his father and brother Prince William before committing to attending the ceremony.
This report also came after his interview with ITV to promote his bombshell book. spare part, in which he made several allegations against the royal family. During his conversation with interviewer Tom Bradby in January, Harry was asked if he was going to London for the coronation.
In response, he said: “A lot can happen by then. But the door is always open. They have the ball. There’s a lot to talk about and I really hope they’re willing to sit down and talk about it.”
The source also claimed that Harry and Meghan may hesitate to perform at the Met Gala in New York City on May 1, as the event will take place just five days before the King’s coronation on May 6.
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