Via The Royal Family Facebook.
The feeling was mutual.
"Harry, Catherine, and I really felt this was such an important area that throughout all our charitable work, whether it was the veterans, homelessness, addiction, most of it seemed to stem back to mental health issues,” Prince William responded, noting his work with his brother Harry and his wife, the Duchess of Cambridge. “I read your open letter you wrote the other day and I thought it was incredibly moving and very brave of you to write down such personal feelings.”
He asked the singer how speaking out affected her.
"It made me very nervous at first," she admitted. "For me, waking up every day and feeling sad and going on stage is something that is very hard to describe. There's a lot of shame attached to mental illness. You feel like something's wrong with you. In my life I go, 'oh my goodness, look at all these beautiful, wonderful things that I have, and I should be so happy,' but you can't help it if in the morning when you wake up you are so tired, so you are so sad. You are so full of anxiety and the shakes that you can barely think. But...this is a part of me and that's okay."