Britain’s Prince Harry announced on Wednesday he’s teaming up with US celebrity talk show host Oprah Winfrey to a documentary series for Apple about Psychological health.
The Duke of Sussex, who is set to be a dad this month, may jointly create and executive produce the upcoming mental health-themed show with Winfrey, based on Kensington Palace, his official residence.
“I’m incredibly proud to be working together with Oprah with this very important series which we have been developing together for several months,” the prince said in a statement.
“Our expectation is that this series will probably be positive, inclusive and enlightening – sharing… the chance for us to understand ourselves and people around us better.”
Tech titan Apple, which will broadcast the multi-part documentary, recently introduced into the tv streaming marketplace to take on Netflix and Amazon.
The partnership with Winfrey, who has decades of experience as one of America’s foremost talk show hosts, will concentrate on both”mental illness and psychological wellness”, Kensington Palace explained.
Its creators hope to inspire audiences”to have an honest conversation about the challenges each of us faces, and the best way to equip ourselves with the tools to thrive,” it added.
No details were published on a timeframe for the new documentary series.
Harry – whose wife Meghan is months away from giving birth to the couple’s first child – has urged mental health issues along with his other charity job in recent decades.
He has revealed for a long time he struggled to handle the death of his mum Diana in a Paris car crash in 1997, and sought professional assistance a few short years ago.
After a decade in the British military – serving two tours of duty in Afghanistan – that the duke started in 2017 the”Heads Together” mental health initiative with his brother Prince William and sister-in-law Kate.