Meghan Markle told Oprah Winfrey the scrutiny and criticism she faced after marrying into the royal family drove her to contemplate suicide.
Winfrey asked Markle, who has been the subject of relentless attacks by British tabloids, about her past comment that the scrutiny became “almost unsurvivable.”
“I just didn’t want to be alive anymore,” Markel said. “And that was a very clear and real and frightening constant thought.”
Markle said she told “senior people” in the royal family that she needed help — and was told she could not because “it wouldn’t be good for the institution.”
She added that she was “begging for help” but was rejected because she was not “a paid employee of the institution.”
“It takes so much courage