Connect with us

Black Celebrity Gossip - Gossip

Meghan Markle On Why She Was ‘Not Really OK’ in Controversial 2019 Interview [VIDEO]

Published

on

harry and meghan

*Meghan Markle opened up in a recent interview about the moment she was asked about being a new mom and if she’s OK and how she’s coping. Her candid response at the time received a global reaction.

The former actress and her husband Prince Harry made an appearance on the podcast “Teenager Therapy” to mark World Mental Health Day on Saturday. One of the hosts asked the Duchess of Sussex, “How are you?” Markle recalled her emotional interview with ITV journalist Tom Bradby in October 2019, who asked her nearly the same question (see Twitter video below)

“Not many people have asked if I’m OK, but it’s a very real thing to be going through behind the scenes,” the duchess said at the time.

“Any woman, especially when they’re pregnant, you’re really vulnerable, and so that was made really challenging. And then when you have a newborn, you know. And especially as a woman, it’s a lot,” she said, adding that she was also a newlywed. 

READ MORE: Meghan Markle Reportedly Pitching Netflix Doc about BLM founder Patrisse Cullors (Video)

When Bradby asked if it would be fair to say that Meghan is “not really OK? As in, it’s really been a struggle?”

A teary eyed Meghan replied, “Yes.”

The answer prompted sympathy for the former actress and outrage over her treatment by the royal family and racist British media. 

In her podcast appearance Saturday, Meghan touched on her emotions on that particular day, The Huff Post reports. 

“Isn’t that funny ― it was about a year ago that someone asked me that. We were on a tour in South Africa, and on the last day of the tour, man I was tired. I was just about to give Archie a bath. I was exhausted,” she explained, noting that she was also breastfeeding Archie at the time.

“Between every official engagement, I was running back to make sure our son was fed,” she added, saying it “was a lot.” 

“But at the end [of filming for a documentary], the journalist asked me if I was OK. And I didn’t realize that my answer would receive such an interest from around the word,” Meghan said.

 

View this post on Instagram

 

OUR EPISODE WITH PRINCE HARRY AND MEGHAN IS OUT! In honor of World Mental Health Day, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex sat down with us for a conversation about prioritizing mental health, removing the stigma around the issue, and how we can all contribute to a healthier world: physically, mentally, emotionally, holistically. We cannot emphasize enough how honored we are to be able to bring you this important conversation. We hope you enjoy it and find something you can apply to your own life. Take care of yourself, you deserve to be loved. Link in bio! – #princeharry #meghan #dukeandduchessofsussex #duchessofsussex #dukeofsussex #worldmentalhealthday #worldmentalhealthday2020

A post shared by People Like Us (@teenagertherapy) on

“I didn’t think about that answer. I just answered honestly,” she continued. “Because I was in a moment of vulnerability, because I was tired, because there was no presentation. It was just ― here’s where I am ― I’m a mom who is with a 4 1/2-month-old baby, and we are tired.”

Meghan added, “But I think it speaks to the fact that the reason it resonated with people is because everyone wants to be asked if they’re OK.” 

Now, “a year later, I would say, yes, I am doing well,” she said. 

Scroll up and watch the full conversation via the YouTube video above.

Advertisement
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Black Celebrity Gossip - Gossip

Kenya Moore’s Date with Kanye West That Went Left: ‘That Was A Disaster!’ / VIDEO

Published

on

Kenya Moore - Kanye West - Wendy Williams

*If you missed it, earlier this week Kenya Moore was on the “Wendy Williams Show” in the “Hot Seat” Where she revealed an interesting story about what went down after a date with Kanye West.

“I did go out with Kanye once,” Moore told Wendy. “That was a disaster.”

If you’re thinking, “What kind of disaster?” … you’re not alone. She explained that after the date, they went to West’s home, which is when things got well … interesting.

“Somehow we ended up going to his house and there were some very explicit things on TV,” she added. “I was lost. He left me alone wandering around his house and then when I followed the noises, he was watching something on TV that he probably shouldn’t have been.”

Apparently, that was all Miss Kenya needed to see ’cause she said it was time to go ghost.

“So that was my exit,” Moore recalled. “As much as I love him, that was just the craziest thing.”

MORE NEWS: Kerry Washington and Newcomer Ariana DeBose Star in ‘The Prom’ from Netflix WATCH

Kenya Moore

Wendy’s show is not the only place she’s shared her experience with the rapper. Check out what the “RHOA” star told Access Hollywood in 2013.

“He was really sweet when I met him. He seemed very humble. I thought he was a great guy. It was just friendly, ‘Hey, I want you to hear some music.’ It was all above board. I’m very happy that he’s found love and that (he) and Kim [Kardashian] are having a good relationship.”

Kanye’s actions towards Kenya do seem strange given her attractiveness. So you have to ask what would make him basically end the date without telling her and go watch porn … by himself with her in another room. Is it just him? Hmmm …

In any event, if you’ve followed Kanye West you know he’s admitted to dealing with porn addiction in the past, so hearing of this incident is not all that surprising.

Meanwhile, the rapper, who recently received a Gospel Grammy nomination, has not responded to Moore’s recollection of their date.

Continue Reading

Black Celebrity Gossip - Gossip

Fredro of ONYX Accuses Timbaland & Swizz Beats of Monopolizing ‘Battles’ – Wants Alternative to Verzuz

Published

on

Fredro Starrr1 - Getty -1725659-1024x1024

*Fredro Starr is on the record saying that an ONYX vs. M.O.P would be the bomb-diggety!

“I think that would be perfect, ONYX and M.O.P. I’m cool with Fame and Billy that’s our peoples. I wanted to do a Verzuz against M.O.P. because they came out when we came out. They represent Brooklyn we represent Queens but we had that same energy almost. That early 90s, rough, unfiltered, no f*ckin gold chains on, straight hardcore. It would be a good Verzuz battle, it would be crazy!

Should be other platforms, Verzuz can only do so much, not sure if Timbaland would want a battle with ONYX & M.O.P

MORE NEWS: Boosie Badazz Suing Mark Zuckerberg for $20M Over Instagram Ban

Fredro Starrr - Getty -1725659-1024x1024

Fredro Starrr – Getty

“Verzuz can only do but so much and if they are selecting everything, Then there are other artists I’m sure that wanna do it. I think there should be more platforms to do that besides Verzuz. I think there should be other platforms so hopefully, somebody will jump to it and we get to do that battle. I don’t think Swizz (Beats) and Timbaland are gonna Ok that one. I know Swizz is a big fan of ONYX but I never met Timbaland so I don’t know.”

Original Source: Murder Master Music Show of www.ugs4life.com
Fredro Starr of ONYX was interviewed by Prezident Bejda on Episode 752 of the Murder Master Music Show

Continue Reading

Black Celebrity Gossip - Gossip

Dr. Dre’s Eldest Daughter Hasn’t Seen Music Mogul in 17 Years [VIDEO]

Published

on

Dr. Dre and daighter LaTanya


*Dr Dre’s eldest daughter LaTanya Young has revealed that she has not seen her superstar rapper father in 17 years.

In an exclusive interview with DailyMailTV Young, 37, said she wants a relationship with her Dre, and she makes clear that she is not after his riches. The hip-hop icon is allegedly worth about $800 million.

“Money is not what I want, I feel better doing it on my own,” she told Daily Mail TV. 

“I really just want to have closure. I just want to be able to spend time with my father.”

The mom-of-four reportedly told the publication that Dre has never even met her children.

READ MORE: Exclusive Clips From ‘Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas’ For Those Of Us Who Don’t Have Apple TV+ (Watch)


According to Young, she was forced to go through her father’s staff to communicate with him as a child.

“I hated going through third parties. If I needed him, I’d have to go to the studio and get bombarded and talked to by his security,” she said. “I would have to go through his accountant or his right hand man, I would never know whether he got my messages. I have never had a direct line to him.”

Dre split with LaTanya’s mother, Lisa Johnson, when she was five years old. The couple had three children together: LaTanya, LaToya, 36, and Ashley, 35.

In 1996 he married Nicole Young and they are currently embattled in a bitter divorce.

Nicole filed documents to end her marriage back in June, citing irreconcilable differences as the reason for the split. 

She and Dre have two adult children. Dre also has four children from previous relationships.

“I thought that my dad would come around. I would like him to make me feel like a daughter,” LaTanya added.

Continue Reading

Trending