Duchess Meghan reportedly struggling with the spotlight

While the former actress is no stranger to the public eye, new reports say that her royal status has taken her to new heights that are often difficult to manage.
1:52 | 07/19/19

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We're going to turn to our "Gma" cover story. And the reports this morning that duchess Meghan is struggling with the intensity of the spotlight both as a new member of the royal family and as a new mom. ABC's janai Norman is here with more on this, hey, janai. Good morning. So consider this, in just 12 months Meghan Markle gained the title of duchess and mom all closely watched under a microscope. "People" magazine reporting on how she's handling those major life changes. A new report claims duchess Meghan Markle is struggling with the pressure of being both a new mom and a member of the royal family. According to "People" magazine, a source says, quote, Meghan has struggled with the intensity of the spotlight. Although she is a former actress, this is on a different level. Adding that for Meghan, quote, it is an isolated existence. Tabloids in the uk have constantly pushed this duchess difficult narrative. Something that Meghan has been increase will go I frustrated in dealing with. Reporter: It comes days after the duchess made a round of public appearances. Sunday she joined her husband prince Harry to the premiere of Disney's "Lion king" and the day before she was spotted with sister-in-law duchess Kate at wimbledon cheering on her best pal Serena Williams despite claims of a royal rift. The two duchesses are said to be closer than ever since the arrival of baby Archie back in people reporting no one knows the pressure Meghan is under better than Kate. As the duchess of Sussex continues her three-month maternity lead ahead of engagements that could start gearing up in mid-august. They want to set up their own foundation and do the work that appeals to them most and don't want to follow tradition in the way that we know it. Reporter: And we all know many new moms struggle, even without being in the spotlight but have seen how prince Harry and duchess Meghan have done things their own way to try to maintain some level of privacy especially to protect baby Archie. Cecilia.

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