An excerpt from Duchess Sussex 'interview with reporter Tom Bradby was released by ITV on Friday. The clip is part of the documentary by British TV channel Harry & Meghan: An African Journey, which will be released in the UK on Sunday.
In the video, Meghan talks about the issues she faces as a new woman, mother, and duchess, whose lives have been judged and dissected by the media and the public since she first met Prince Harry.
"Any Woman Especially if you're pregnant, you're really vulnerable and that was really a challenge," Meghan said in the emotional video. "And then, if you have a newborn, you know, and especially as a woman, it's a lot, so add that in addition to trying to be a new mother or a newlywed."
Withdrawing tears, Meghan thanks Bradby for asking about the effects of pressure on her mental and physical health.
"Thank you for asking, not many people have asked if I'm fine, but it's a very real thing going behind the scenes," she said.
When the reporter asked Meghan if this meant that she was not okay and that it was "really" a fight, the former actress simply said "yes."
After the publication of the touching interview, the hashtag #WeLoveYouMeghan was announced on Twitter. Hundreds of thousands expressed sympathy and support for the 38-year-old mother.
The Duchess of Sussex was a target of intense public inquiry, especially from the media. Most recently, Prince Harry and Meghan said they had sued the British newspaper Mail on Sunday for publishing an edited version of a private letter Meghan had sent to her father.
"Unfortunately, my wife has become one of the recent victims of a British tabloid press campaigning against individuals without thinking of the consequences ̵
1; a ruthless campaign that escalated last year during her pregnancy and during the upbringing of our newborn son "Harry wrote in an online statement.
The documentary it will provide a peek behind the scenes of South Africa's South Africa trip that will be on October 20 exclusively at ITV.