Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's interview with American talk show host Oprah Winfrey has been viewed by more than 49.1 million people worldwide, CBS, which first aired the interview, reported in a statement on Tuesday.

It concerns both television audience and viewers who watched the interview via a stream.

The American channel also reported that the interview will be broadcast again on Friday, March 12.

In a candid interview with Winfrey last weekend, Markle talked about her experiences with the British royal family.

The 39-year-old former actress said in the conversation that she had suicidal thoughts as a result of the great pressure she experienced.

According to her, concerns have been expressed within the royal family about the skin color of their son Archie.

Buckingham Palace responded with sadness on Tuesday about how Prince Harry and his wife Markle have experienced at court in recent years.

The two-hour interview is broadcast in more than 68 countries.

On Tuesday evening, the conversation could be seen in the Netherlands at Net5.

Those viewing figures are known on Wednesday morning.

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