The 38-year-old added: "And, 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 went on to quiz the former Suits actress further, to which she replied: "And the answer is, would it be fair to say, not really OK, as in it's really been a struggle?", to which the Duchess said, "Yes".
What's more, husband Prince Harry said he was afraid of "a repeat of the past," and is determined to protect his family from the same media scrutiny his late mother, Princess Diana, was subjected to.
The Duke also revealed that he had "good days" and "bad days" with his brother, Prince William, adding that they are "on different paths."
Now hosts of the podcast Pod Save the Queen in the UK now claim the royal parents to baby Archie Harrison ‘are laying the foundation of a more permanent royal break’.
Host Ann Gripper quizzed Daily Express royal correspondent Richard Palmer: “Could they quit the Royal Family?"
Palmer replied: “Well, I can see it happening."
He added: “It’s possible at the moment, I think, to look at what they said, and Meghan essentially saying they’re really only existing and not enjoying life.
“Which opens up the door to them choosing a different life in future, I think."
“But I certainly wouldn’t be surprised.
“And it looks to me almost as if they’re creating a narrative that will allow them to justify doing exactly that at a later point.
“Saying look, our lives were made hell, we were just so unhappy, we were better off getting out of it and going to live in Los Angeles, or the alternative would be Africa.”
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