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21 October 2019, 11:36 | Updated: 19 November 2019, 11:46
There was one moment during ITV’s Harry and Meghan: An African Journey that left royal fans swooning.
On Sunday night, ITV aired the highly anticipated documentary Harry and Meghan: An African Journey, which followed the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on their Royal Tour of Africa.
The on-off documentary included rare, and very candid, interviews with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle about their work, as well as their struggles behind closed doors.
Following the royal couple’s meeting with Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Meghan went to speak to journalist Tom Bradby, however, it was the scenes behind them that engaged viewers the most.
New dad Harry could be seen in the left corner of the shot holding baby Archie in his arms and gently rocking him.
Fans were left emotional by the scenes, with one writing on Twitter: “Meghan is saying something important but I can’t keep my eyes pff the duo in the left side corner… Harry and Archie #HarryandMeghan.”
Another added: “While Meg gave the interview I could just see Harry rocking Archie in the back OMG my heart.”
while meg gave the interview i could just see harry rocking archie in the back omG my heart💓💘💗💓💗— 𝙖𝙣𝙩𝙤𝙣𝙞𝙖 💌 (@cutebbymeg) October 21, 2019
He’s rocking his baby. Possibly nap time for Archie 🥰.— RoyalDreams 👑🌺🛡IStandWithTheSussexes (@RoyalDreams5) October 20, 2019
Harry cradling Archie, is so cute, you're lucky bro.— mattherr (@mattherr55) October 21, 2019
Baby Archie’s outing on the Royal Tour was one of the first times the public had seen the five-month-old since he was first born.
The little one was giggly as he met Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his daughter for tea, while parents Meghan and Harry swooned over the little one.
It’s not just cute Archie that got people talking during and following the documentary, as it gave a very raw and unsettling insight into the struggles Meghan and Harry have been dealing with.
In another emotional chat with Meghan, Tom asked the Duchess: “He’s [Prince Harry] obviously very concerned about protecting you, and protecting you from what he felt his mother went through. It’s obviously an area one has to tiptoe into very gently. But I don’t know what the impact on your physical and mental health of all the pressure that you clearly feel under?”
The Duchess, who welcomed baby Archie in May 2018, appeared to be holding back tears as she replied, telling the journalist: “I would say, look any woman, especially when they’re pregnant, you’re really vulnerable.
“So that was made really challenging. And then when you have a newborn, you know?
“And especially as a woman, it’s really, it’s a lot, so you add this on top of just trying to be a new mum or trying to be a newlywed it’s um – yeah, well I guess, and also thank you asking because no many people have asked if I’m ok, but it’s a very real thing to be going through behind the scenes.”
Tom continued to ask Meghan: “And the answer is, would it be fair to say, not really ok? As in, it’s really been a struggle?”, to which she simply replied: “Yes.”