Royal feud surrounding Harry, Meghan heats up

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s highly anticipated interview with Oprah is set to air on Commonwealth Day.
1:54 | 03/07/21

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Now to the latest increase I tensions in the royal family. Senior Royals delivering messages ahead of commonwealth day celebrations tomorrow. The same day that much-anticipated interview with Harry and Meghan airs here in the United States. Julia Macfarlane has the story. Reporter: Tonight, the Royals putting on a united front despite the escalating family rift, focusing on the pandemic in video messages ahead of the commonwealth celebration tomorrow. This pandemic has shown us the true nature of a global emergency. Reporter: Highlighting global efforts to fight covid-19. Katherine and I have spoken to a lot of health-care workers in the uk and around the world. Reporter: The Royals bracing for blowback from Harry and Meghan's upcoming interview, which is dividing opinion on this side of the pond. When it comes to the queen, she's popular, and I think a lot of people feel protective of her. If Harry and Meghan are seen to be saying and doing things that are harmful of her or critical of her, that's when they start the lose public opinion over here. Reporter: Meghan expected to reveal her side of the story, telling Oprah why she's speaking out now. We're on the other side of a lot of -- a lot of life experience that's happened and also that we have the ability to make our own choices. Reporter: The palace also taking heat for the decision to open an investigation into claims that Meghan bullied staff. Friends of the duchess now taking to social media to offer her their support. An actress tweeting, here's what she is -- kind, strong, open. Here's what she's not -- a bully. The queen's commonwealth address will be broadcast here in the uk tomorrow night, several hours before Harry and Meghan's interview in the U.S., but that won't be broadcast heruntil Monday. Whit? Julia Macfarlane, thank you. Much more ahead on "World news tonight" this

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