Oprah Defends Megxit: ‘I Support Them 1,000 Percent’

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Oprah Winfrey, who has been a friend of Meghan Markle even before she and Prince Harry became an item, fully supports “Megxit,” as it’s being called, TMZ reports.

On Tuesday night, Oprah was out and about in New York City with her pal, Gayle King, when a reporter stopped to ask her about her thoughts on Meghan Markle and Prince Harry retiring from the British royal family. She said that she supports the couple “1,000 percent,” adding that the prince “did what he needed to do for his family.”

“I don’t think anybody else has any right to say anything. When a person has sat and thought about what is the best decision for him and his family and then he makes that decision… none of us have any right to say anything about that,” Oprah said.

Gayle added her thoughts on the matter as well, noting that Prince Harry didn’t make the move on his own and without any consultation with other loved ones.

“There were a lot of conversations,” she said.

Oprah agreed, saying that Harry and Meghan’s retirement had been in the works for months and that no one within Buckingham Palace would have been surprised by the news.

That Oprah would have Meghan’s back — and Prince Harry’s back — should come as no surprise.

Specifically, she and Prince Harry are — in some ways — business partners. As Fox News reports, she and the Duke of Sussex are working to produce a documentary series on mental health issues for Apple’s streaming service. Harry, like his brother William, is proactive in getting people to talk about such matters.

“[The series will share] global stories of unparalleled human spirit fighting back from the darkest places” and the “opportunity for us to understand ourselves and those around us better,” he had previously said of the upcoming show.

Meanwhile, it seems as if Oprah may have a business relationship with Duchess Meghan in the works as well.

As previously reported by The Inquisitr, rumor has it that Meghan’s people have been in touch with Oprah’s representatives about a possible “tell-all” interview about her life among the Windsors. The rumors went on to suggest that the duchess used that potential for an explosive interview as “leverage” in order to get their way in negotiations for their departure from the royal family. Supposedly, Meghan has been in contact with major broadcast networks, as well as the talk show host’s OWN network.