Oprah Winfrey announces new Prince Harry documentary

Oprah Winfrey has revealed that a new document of Prince Harry on will be released this month.

Speaking Oprah talk show alongside US psychiatrist Dr Bruce D. Perry, Oprah explained: “I wanna just say that Dr Perry and I have been also, for the past two years, along with Prince Harry and Apple, we’ve been working on this mental health series that’s coming out in May on Apple.”

Oprah and Prince Harry have been working with each other over a number of years on this project.

During the last interview with the Meghan and Harry, Oprah mentioned the mental health series, after Meghan revealed she was suicidal while pregnant with her son Archie.

Meghan Markle spoke about her ordeal and Oprah responded “nobody should have to go through that”.

The American host then explained: “And, you know, Harry and I are working on this mental health series for Apple, and yeah we hear a lot of these stories.”

The documentary was originally scheduled for a 2020 release but has however delayed.

The statement from the royal communication team at the time also read: “The dynamic multi-part documentary series will focus on both mental illness and mental wellness, inspiring viewers to have an honest conversation about the challenges each of us faces, and how to equip ourselves with the tools to not simply survive, but to thrive.

“This commitment builds on The Duke of Sussex’s long-standing work on issues and initiatives regarding mental health, where he has candidly shared personal experience and advocated for those who silently suffer, empowering them to get the help and support they deserve.

“His Royal Highness has spent many years working with communities throughout the UK and young people across the Commonwealth to break the stigma surrounding mental illness and broaden the conversation of mental wellness to accelerate change for a more compassionate, connected and positive society.”

Prince Harry also expressed his willingness to take part in the show and said: “I truly believe that good mental health – mental fitness – is the key to powerful leadership, productive communities and a purpose-driven self.

“It is a huge responsibility to get this right as we bring you the facts, the science and the awareness of a subject that is so relevant during these times.

He continued: “Our hope is that this series will be positive, enlightening and inclusive – sharing 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.

“I am incredibly proud to be working alongside Oprah on this vital series.”

 

 

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