On June 20, Meghan Markle spoke about “The Bench” on NPR’s Weekend Edition. According to a tweet from her pal, Omid Scobie, this will be the only interview that Meghan does about the book. “Fresh off the heels of her first children’s book becoming a certified #1 New York Times bestseller, Duchess Meghan will be giving her only interview about ‘The Bench,” he tweeted on June 18.
Meghan chatted with Samantha Balaban about the story on During the interview, Meghan shared her hopes for the future of her book. She explained that although “The Bench” started as just a personal poem that she wrote for her husband, Prince Harry, she truly hopes that other families can relate to it — as the overall message is meant to be universal. “It’s a love story,” Meghan says. “It’s really just about growing with someone and having this deep connection and this trust so that, be at good times or bad, you know that you had this person. I really hope that people can see this as a love story that transcends the story of my family,” the Duchess of Sussex added.