Oprah Winfrey Denies Advising Prince Harry & Meghan Markle on Royal Split

January 10, 2020

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Oprah Winfrey is denying a Page Six report that she advised Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on their decision to take a "step back" from their Royal Family duties. “Meghan and Harry do not need my help figuring out what’s best for them,” Winfrey told People on Friday. “I care about them both and support whatever decisions they make for their family.” A source told Page Six the day before, "Oprah was the first person to talk to Harry and Meghan about breaking free and doing their own thing, building on their own brand. She made them realize it was really possible." Oprah attended the couple's royal wedding in 2018 and is teaming up with Harry on an upcoming Apple TV+ series on mental health.