MEGHAN Markle and Prince Harry have uploaded a new cryptic message to their supporters urging them to be “compassionate” – after claiming they didn’t feel listened to by the Royals.
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Meghan, 39, told Oprah Winfrey during their bombshell interview that she sought help after telling Prince Harry she “didn’t want to be alive anymore”.
But she said she had been told she would not be able to seek help as it “wouldn’t be good for the institution”.
Now the couple have again urged their fans to submit their own personal stories on their Archewell website after launching the initiative early last month, in what could be seen as a slight to the royals.
Writing on the website they said: “To us, compassion means more than the dictionary definition.
“It means listening with open ears to the suffering and celebrations of communities and people beyond ourselves.
“It means taking the time to understand their perspectives, experiences and needs based on what they say, rather than assuming what they need.
“Compassion is at the core of everything we do. We hope you’ll join us in building a better world, one act of compassion at a time.”
Meghan has previously claimed when she reached out for help with the Palace’s Human Resources team, she was told because she was not a paid employee, she could not be supported.
Prince Harry admitted he had not spoken to his family to get support, saying: “That’s just not a conversation that would be had.”
He added: “I guess I was ashamed of admitting it to them.”
The Duke of Sussex has also accused the Royals of “total neglect” in his Apple TV documentary series, The Me You Can’t See.
Buckingham Palace announced that they would investigate why Meghan wasn’t given support for mental health problems.
Meanwhile, the couple’s pleas for stories on their Archewell website have come under scrutiny, after Private Eye revealed that the couple could be using them for commercial gain.
For every submission there is a Terms & Conditions section which appears to state that Harry and Meg can benefit from it themselves.
The T&Cs state that anyone who submits material is giving “its principals, related entities, successors and assigns (Archewell Parties), an irrevocable, royalty free, fully paid up, in perpetuity, worldwide.”
This includes royalties from their Netflix and Spotify channels.
It goes on to explain that if the couple use the submissions for any purpose they are the sole owners of the copyright for it.