I’ve always thought royalty was best reserved for HBO actions shows. But there’s certainly something notable about our obsession with these celebrity stories. About 17 million people watched Oprah’s interview of Harry and Meghan on Sunday. From issues of race to parallels with Diana, here are 12 key takeaways from the interview. (Harry and Meghan upgraded from the Queen to Oprah. God is the only remaining level.)

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