August 5, 2021

Meghan Markle says returning to the U.S. after a decade away was ‘just devastating’

As Meghan Markle returned to the United States in the spring, royal husband Prince Harry in tow, the country had shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic and protestors filled the streets to call out systemic racism and police brutality.

“To come back and to just see that state of affairs, I think at the onset, if I’m being honest, was just devastating,” Markle, who’d spent several years working as an actress in Canada before relocating to England with Prince Harry, said Friday during news organization the 19th’s virtual summit. “[It was] so sad to see where our country was in that moment.”

The Duchess of Sussex, who stepped back from royal life in January, appeared in conversation with Emily Ramshaw, co-founder and CEO of the publication, which focuses on the intersection of gender and politics.

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