Meghan Markle And Prince Harry Reveal Sex Of Second Child In Oprah Interview

Carly Ledbetter
·Huffington Post Entertainment Writer
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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are having a baby girl!

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex made the happy announcement together during their prime-time special with Oprah Winfrey on Sunday. Their couple’s baby girl is due this summer.

“It’s a girl,” the duke said, adding “Two it is” ― something he previously confirmed in a Vogue UK interview with Dr. Jane Goodall.

The royals revealed that they were having their second child in a sweet announcement on Valentine’s Day.

“We can confirm that Archie is going to be a big brother. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are overjoyed to be expecting their second child,” a spokesperson for the couple said in a statement to HuffPost.

Photographer Misan Harriman, a longtime friend of the Sussexes, took the black and white photo below on an iPad (while social distancing) to celebrate the family’s newest addition:

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Harry and Meghan welcomed their first child, a son named Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, on May 6, 2019.

While it was previously thought that the couple didn’t want to give Archie a title, Meghan told Oprah that the royals actually made the decision ― which would mean Archie wouldn’t have royal security, either.

“He needs to be safe,” the duchess told Oprah. “If you’re saying the title is what’s going to affect their protection — we haven’t created this monster machine around us, in terms of clickbait and tabloid fodder. You’ve [The Firm] allowed that to happen, which means our son needs to be safe.”

In the interview, Meghan also revealed that certain people ― who both she and Harry refused to name ― raised “concerns and conversations” about how dark Archie’s skin color would be.

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Harry said that “that conversation” was one that he was “never going to share.”

“At the time, it was awkward. I was a little bit shocked,” the duke said.

Bombshells from Oprah, Harry and Meghan’s interview:

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This article originally appeared on HuffPost Australia and has been updated.