Dr Phil Shares His Thoughts about Meghan Markle & Prince Harry in Fox Special 'Royals in Crisis'

Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry’s public announcement that they were stepping away from their Senior Royal roles has been a hot topic since it came out. Now “TMZ” will be airing a special to discuss the couple’s relationship.

One of the people who will appear on “Harry & Meghan: The Royals in Crisis” is the famous Dr. Phil McGraw. On Tuesday, the doctor took to Twitter and Instagram to share a short snippet of his interview on the special.

In the sneak peek clip, McGraw explains how Harry's late mother, Princess Diana, and Meghan have a lot in common. He explained that these similarities are what led the Duchess to decide her own path in life just like Diana.

Dr. Phil McGraw at a ceremony for Steve Harvey who received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on May 13, 2013 | Photo: Angela George/Wikimedia

Dr. Phil McGraw at a ceremony for Steve Harvey who received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on May 13, 2013 | Photo: Angela George/Wikimedia

Dr. Phil likens Meghan to Princess Diana

In the short footage, the television personality said: "I mean, let's look at who Harry's mother was and who Harry married." He continued: "His mother was sassy, beautiful, independent and here he comes and marries this woman that is sassy, beautiful and independent.”

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“After many months of reflection and internal discussions, we have chosen to make a transition this year in starting to carve out a progressive new role within this institution. We intend to step back as ‘senior’ members of the Royal Family and work to become financially independent, while continuing to fully support Her Majesty The Queen. It is with your encouragement, particularly over the last few years, that we feel prepared to make this adjustment. We now plan to balance our time between the United Kingdom and North America, continuing to honour our duty to The Queen, the Commonwealth, and our patronages. This geographic balance will enable us to raise our son with an appreciation for the royal tradition into which he was born, while also providing our family with the space to focus on the next chapter, including the launch of our new charitable entity. We look forward to sharing the full details of this exciting next step in due course, as we continue to collaborate with Her Majesty The Queen, The Prince of Wales, The Duke of Cambridge and all relevant parties. Until then, please accept our deepest thanks for your continued support.” - The Duke and Duchess of Sussex For more information, please visit sussexroyal.com (link in bio) Image © PA

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Other celebrities who will feature on the special

The daytime talk show host adds that it was expected that Meghan wouldn’t “be a member of the flock and just follow along like a sheep." Reports state that celebrities like Lisa Vanderpump, Mark Cuban, and Ryan Seacrest will also give their opinions of the Royal Couple.

Mark Cuban keen on working with the Sussexes

In another clip shared by “Entertainment Weekly,” the “Shark Tank” investor revealed that if Meghan and Harry had to come and pitch on the show he would sign up without waiting for them to finish. He shared that he felt the couple was “marketable” and urged for their appearance on the show to happen.

Harry & Meghan want to be independent

The upcoming one-hour special will explores the Royal Couple’s announcement that they intended to be  “financially independent” from the Royal Family. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex made their shocking declaration earlier this month

Where and when to watch the special

Anyone keen on hearing the celebrity’s opinions on the Royal Couple’s relationship and lives; can tune in on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, to see “Harry & Meghan: The Royals in Crisis” only on FOX at 8 p.m. ET.

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