Lorraine Kelly has admitted she does not know why Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have agreed to do an interview with Oprah.
Royal aides will be anxious at the claims made by the chat show queen whose “tell-all” conversation with Harry and Meghan airs at the weekend and now has an extra 30 minutes.
Any revelations could damage Harry’s sometimes troubled relationship with his older brother the Duke of Cambridge, at a time when the dust was beginning to settle on the Sussexes’ decision to step down as senior royals.
Lorraine said: “That’s it now. You know?
“They will have done it, they will have got it all off their chest, they will have said what they needed to say and then they can maybe not do anymore.”
“I do not understand why they are doing it anyway,” said Lorraine.
In a short video clip released from the interview, Winfrey asks Meghan if she was “silent or silenced?”, with the duchess’s answer not revealed.
At one point in the trailer, Winfrey tells viewers: “Just to make it clear to everybody, there is no subject that is off-limits,” as Meghan nods in agreement.
And in response to a comment made by the duchess, Winfrey asks: “Almost unsurvivable. Sounds like there was a breaking point?”
The Queen stripped the couple of their prestigious patronages after they confirmed they would not be returning to the UK and resuming their roles as senior royals.
Lorraine continues each weekday at 9am on ITV1 after GMB airs.
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