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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has rushed to soothe Meghan Markle after she was moved close to tears telling of her 'struggle' at being in the media spotlight.
In an emotional interview for an ITV documentary, the Duchess of Sussex's voice cracked as she reveals she has found it difficult to cope after getting married and giving birth, adding: 'Not many people have asked if I'm ok.'
Ocasio-Cortez - Tweet - Friday - Prominence - Experience
Ocasio-Cortez chimed in with a tweet on Friday: 'Sudden prominence is a very dehumanizing experience. There’s a part of your life that you lose, & it later dawns on you that you’ll never get it back.'
'The people who treat you like a human make all the difference,' continued the freshman Democrat from New York.
Meghan - Moment - ITN - News - Ten
Meghan's emotional moment came while she was speaking to ITN News At Ten anchor Tom Bradby for an ITV programme filmed during her and Prince Harry's Africa tour in September.
'And especially as a woman, it's a lot.
Top - Mom - Well…
'So you add this on top of just trying to be a new mom or trying to be a newlywed it's, well…'
She continues: 'Also thank you for asking, because not many people have asked if I'm OK. But it's a very real thing to be going through behind the scenes.'
Tom - Answer - Struggle - Meghan - 'Yes
Tom asks her: 'And the answer is, would it be fair to say, not really OK, as in it's really been a struggle?' Meghan, visibly upset, then replies: 'Yes.'
The interview comes following months of controversy involving Meghan and Harry.
Fire - Privacy - Archie - Christening - Use
They came under fire for their privacy demands over Archie's christening, their use of private jets, and Meghan's Wimbledon appearance when she banned fans from taking photos.
Just two weeks ago the couple waged war on the media, announcing they were suing the Mail on Sunday over its publication of Meghan's father's letters.
Letter - Thomas - Markle
The letter was revealed by Thomas Markle...
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