Meghan Markle's mother Doria Ragland is ready to open up about the racist abuse her daughter has suffered as a result of her relationship with Prince Harry in a groundbreaking interview with TV legend Oprah Winfrey, Daily Mail reports.
The 61-year-old yoga instructor and therapist is believed to be in talks to share details of her daughter's struggle with Winfrey.
Ragland, who is playing a key role in the royal wedding on May 19 at Windsor Castle, was spotted leaving Winfrey's $88m home in California last week.
While the reason for the six-hour visit has not been confirmed, a US TV source has told the Mirror Online that the pair were discussing ideas for a tell-all interview.
The source told the publication, 'Oprah and Doria spent a long time chatting and they got on really well. The most important and significant issue they spoke about was race and how badly some people had reacted to Meghan and Harry.
'What happened to Meghan and Harry was disgusting and they and all of their families were horrified. It’s an issue close to both Doria and Oprah, who have both suffered racism.'
After Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's relationship became public knowledge, the 33-year-old prince slammed racist attacks on his girlfriend in a statement.
In an unprecedented move, the royal said: 'His girlfriend has been subject to a wave of abuse and harassment.
'Some has been very public – the smear on the front page of a national newspaper; the racial undertones of comment pieces; and the outright sexism and racism of social media trolls and web comments.'
Meghan has previously referred to the difficulties she's faced with race in Hollywood, telling Elle UK: 'To describe something as being black and white means it is clearly defined.
'Yet being biracial paints a blurred line that is equal parts staggering and illuminating.'
Doria is due to arrive in London early this week.
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