Just when we thought Meghan and Harry had left the public spotlight and were ready to raise their family in privacy, they’ve thrust themselves into the headlines again.
Last Monday, CBS announced the former royals will hold a 90-minute primetime “intimate conversation” with talk show host Oprah Winfrey next month.
The saga of Meghan and Harry isn’t just a case of two elites wanting to have their cake and eat it. It also reflects a modern misunderstanding of what the purpose of elites in society is — or whether they have any purpose at all.
Pleading For Privacy Then Seeking The Spotlight
Harry and Meghan have a long and awkward relationship with publicity. In October 2019, during a $340,000 tour of Africa, Meghan told ITV News that “Not many people have asked if I’m ok,” implying that she wasn’t getting enough support from the royal family.
“Would it be fair to say, [you’re] not really ok? It’s really been