The shocking interview
with Oprah Winfrey
conducted by Prince Harry
and Meghan Markle
is now a contender for an Emmy Award.
On Tuesday, “Oprah with Meghan and Harry: A CBS Primetime Special” was nominated for an Emmy in the category of Outstanding Hosted Nonfiction Series Or Special.
The two-hour interview, which included allegations of racism
and admissions of suicidal ideation and drew eventual responses from Buckingham Palace
and Prince William
, delivered revelation after revelation during its initial airing on March 7.
Oprah Winfrey, her
Harpo Productions company, executive producers Tara Montgomery and Terry Wood, co-executive producers Brian Piotrowicz and Brad Pavone, and producer Lindsay Flader are among those nominated. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex
are not among those nominated.
the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards
on September 19 to see if the interview wins its category, and check out some of the powerful special's highlights below.
Oprah's interview with Harry and Meghan yielded the following revelations:
Meghan claims that there were racist
fears about Archie
's skin color before he was born.
The Duchess of Sussex stated that she had considered suicide
but was denied assistance.
To keep the Sussexes safe, the palace allegedly refused to "tell the truth."
According to Harry, he felt “trapped within the system” of the royal family
reports to the contrary, Meghan claims Kate Middleton
made her cry.
Harry compared his wife
's situation to that of his late mother, Princess Diana
, in a heartbreaking way.
If you or someone you know needs assistance, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, or text HOME to 741-741 for free, 24-hour support from the Crisis Text Line. If you live outside of the United States
, please visit the International Association for Suicide Prevention for a resource database.