The revealing interview of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, may have rocked the royal firm and got the world talking about it, but it had another element of surprise: the chairs. The patio chairs the Sussexes sat on while chatting with host Oprah Winfrey about many things, including why they left the royal family, are believed to have been sold online.
According to a report by The independent, for the interview, the Duke and Duchess sat in wicker and acacia outdoor chairs in a friend’s garden, which were from the former’s design collection.Brady bunch‘star Christopher Knight, as they took Winfrey through her life in the UK, the possible racism they experienced, their mental health, tabloid culture, parental concerns, among other things.
And while millions of people around the world tuned in to watch the special interview, they were carried away by chairs from the Christopher Knight Home Burchett collection that the report said were completely sold out online at retailers like Amazon, Target and Overstock.
In fact, this development sparked a reaction from Knight himself, who played Peter Brady in the hit sitcom. She took to Facebook to write: “In Oprah’s sensational interview with Prince Harry and Meghan this week, who would have thought the furniture would have been noticeable at all, but it was… and not even me! It is an honor for me that the patio chairs in my collection become the seat of the most fascinating celebrities in recent history. “
“It seems that Meghan and Prince Harry became ‘Knights’ in a way never anticipated,” he joked.
The independent The report also mentions that Meghan and Winfrey had revealed during the two-hour special that they were filming the interview at a friend’s house. Although it was initially reported that the house belonged to Winfrey’s close friend Gayle King, the CBS this morning The host had denied that it was his home.