Meghan Markle admits she had suicidal thoughts during time in Royal family but was ‘denied help’

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Meghan Markle has admitted she had "suicidal thoughts" during her time in the UK, heartbreakingly revealing she thought her death "would have solved everything for everyone."

The 39 year old took part in a tell-all interview alongside her husband Prince Harry, 36, with Oprah Winfey in the US overnight.

Many topics were covered in the explosive two hour long special, including Meghan's mental health and claims she was denied help for her suicidal thoughts when she asked the Royal family.

The Duchess of Sussex's interview with chat show legend Oprah, 67, will air in full in the UK on ITV on Monday.

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During the interview, Meghan claims that she went to "the institution" for help over her suicidal thoughts, but was she wasn't allowed.

Meghan candidly admitted she felt "ashamed" to speak about her suicidal thoughts at the time but "knew that if she didn't say it she would do it."


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The former actress claims she asked one of the "most senior" people if she could get help but was told "it wouldn't be good for the institution.

As she broke down in tears, Meghan told Oprah: "I just didn't see a solution. I didn't want to be alive anymore."

She added she "couldn't be left alone" during her pregnancy with first child Archie, saying it was "a real and frightening and constant thought" but her husband Harry "cradled" her.

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Meghan also revealed that she spent an appearance at the Cirque du Soleil premiere at the Royal Albert all in January 2019 "weeping".

She says she spent the time that the lights were down "in tears" before composing herself and smiling when the lights came up.

Oprah with Meghan and Harry airs at 9pm on ITV on Monday 8 March.

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