Britain’s Prince Harry Declared on Wednesday he is teaming up with US celebrity talk show host Oprah Winfrey to a documentary series for Apple about mental health.
The Duke of Sussex, who is set to become a father this month, may jointly create and executive produce the upcoming mental health-themed show with Winfrey, based on Kensington Palace, his official residence.
“I am incredibly proud to be working together with Oprah with this vital series which we’ve been growing together for many months,” the prince said in a statement.
“Our expectation is that this show will be positive, enlightening and inclusive – sharing… the chance for us to know ourselves and people around us better.”
Tech titan Apple, which will air the multi-part documentary, recently introduced into the tv streaming marketplace to undertake Netflix and Amazon.
The partnership with Winfrey, who has years of experience as one of America’s leading chat show hosts, will concentrate on both”mental illness and psychological health”, Kensington Palace explained.
Its founders hope to inspire viewers”to have an honest dialogue about the challenges each of us faces, and the best way to equip ourselves with the tools to flourish,” it added.
No details were released on a timeframe for the new documentary collection.
Harry – whose wife Meghan is weeks away from giving birth to the couple’s first child – has urged mental health issues alongside his other charity work in recent years.
He has previously revealed for a very long time that he struggled to cope with the death of his mother Diana in a Paris car crash in 1997, and sought professional assistance a few short years back.
After a decade at the British army – serving two tours of duty in Afghanistan – that the duke started in 2017 that the”Heads Together” mental health initiative with his brother Prince William and sister-in-law Kate.