Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s explosive CBS interview with Oprah Winfrey would have been postponed had Prince Phillip died, Gayle King revealed.
Winfrey’s close friend King said on his SiriusXM show Wednesday that former royals recorded the interview before Prince Philip was admitted to the hospital in February.
“If something, God forbid, had happened to him, the interview would not have happened at this particular time,” he said on “Gayle King in the House” (via TMZ).
She continued: “But, the interview was done and scheduled before I was admitted to the hospital. But a lot of people have raised that point. “
Meghan and Harry received backlash for televising their revealing interview while the queen’s husband, 99-year-old Prince Philip, was hospitalized while recovering from heart surgery.
During the revealing interview, the former “Suits” actress claimed that Buckingham Palace did nothing when she sought help for having suicidal thoughts and that someone from the royal family had “concerns” about her son Archie’s skin color.
The Duke of Edinburgh was released from the hospital on Tuesday and is reportedly “unaware” of his grandson’s interview with his wife and Oprah.
King, who says he spoke to the royal couple after the interview, has been sharing information, including that Meghan allegedly has “a lot of receipts” to back up the racism allegations she made.
King also shared that Harry’s conversations with his brother, Prince William, and his father, Prince Charles, “were not productive.”