The Duchess of Sussex and husband Prince Harry called her over the weekend to "offer their support and hopefully be a small source of comfort".
Bernstein told authorities that she was in her auto at an intersection on Wednesday when she heard someone yell a racial slur, CBS News reports.
Bernstein says she was attacked while driving in downtown Madison early on June 24 by four white men who sprayed her with lighter fluid.
Additionally, the report states that Bernstein was able to put out the flames and drove him. Meghan has agreed to talk with girls in Wisconsin and we will be scheduling that soon.More news: Tesla overtakes Toyota as most valuable vehicle maker
Michael Johnson, a spokesman for the family, said that Bernstein identifies as "a biracial African-American", and that the family "is culturally Jewish as well as Unitarian".
"And she applauded her for the way that she responded and pretty much said, 'Hey Michael, give me her cellphone number".
"I am so incredibly proud to be part of these awards as they honor the legacy of my mother and bring out the very best in people like you", Harry said.
Johnson said in a statement from the family reported by CBS that they were "saddened at what happened to Althea and the unprovoked attack on her body". It's a challenge for her, it's very, very emotional.More news: Klopp urges Liverpool fans to celebrate title ‘in private’
In an job interview with neighborhood information outlet Channel 3000, Johnson, who has been talking out on behalf of Bernstein, uncovered the Duchess inspired the youngster to keep away from the negativity on social media and emphasis on her possess wellbeing.
Meghan Markle's ongoing battle with the British Mail tabloid reveals that the Duchess of Sussex did not feel she was protected by the royal family while she was pregnant.
The call from Meghan helped buoy the young woman, he added: "I talked to her three or four times today, and I'll tell you, Meghan lifted her spirits". "Prince Harry shared that young people voices matter and that Madison have our thoughts, prayers and wishes. Thank you for caring!"More news: Chase Rice on controversial crowded concert