Prince Harry and Meghan Markle plan on taking a much-needed break for six weeks soon. A royal source told CNN that the couple plan to take some time off beginning next month after they’ve completed the rest of their engagements, and are planning to split the time between the U.K. and U.S.
The visit to the United States would be Archie’s first time in the country, where Meghan is from. The source said the the couple is hoping to use the sabbatical for “family time” after spending weeks dealing with public criticism and a busy work schedule.
In an upcoming documentary about the couple’s trip to Africa, ITV journalist Tom Bradby, asked Meghan how she’s been coping with the harsh media attention on her personal life. The Duchess gave an emotional response that led to the trending of the #WeLoveYouMeghan hashtag on Twitter.
“Any woman, especially when they're pregnant, you're really vulnerable and so that was made really challenging,” she said. “And then when you have a newborn, you know...especially as a woman, it’s really, it’s a lot, so you add this on top of just trying to be a new mom or trying to be a newlywed it’s, yeah, well I guess.”
She then thanked Brady for asking about her wellbeing.
“And also thank you for asking because not many people have asked if I'm OK,” she added. “But it’s a very real thing to be going through behind the scenes.”
Bradby then asked, “Would it be fair to say, 'Not really OK,' as in, it's really been a struggle?”
“Yes,” Meghan said.
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