Two days after the broadcast of their interview with Oprah Winfrey, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry received a response to their revelations from Her Majesty Elizabeth II, through a press release made public on Tuesday, March 9.
Her Majesty Elizabeth II extends her hand to them. Concerned for the image of the Crown following their interview with Oprah Winfrey, but certainly saddened to learn more about their despair within the Firm, Her Highness responded to the revelations of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. A bittersweet press release was made public on Tuesday, March 9, the day after the broadcast of their shocking interview on British screens. “The whole family is saddened to learn how difficult the last few years have been for Harry and Meghan,” it reads.
The monarch then responded to accusations of racism made by the Duchess of Sussex. “The issues raised, particularly the issue of race, are of concern. Although some memories differ, they are taken very seriously and will be dealt with by the family in private.” It should be noted that Meghan Markle is already under investigation for harassment and intimidation. Despite the climate of crisis at Buckingham Palace, Her Majesty Elizabeth II promises to keep Sussex close to her heart. “Harry, Meghan and Archie will always be beloved members of the family.”
Her Majesty and the monarchy in the face of the outcry
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have revealed that a member of the royal family made shocking and racist comments about their son Archie’s possible skin color. And this, without specifying the author. The Duke of Sussex nevertheless specified that neither Prince Philip nor his grandmother took part in such conversations, as confirmed this Monday, March 8, by Oprah Winfrey in the program This Morning. The word of Her Majesty Elizabeth II has therefore been awaited.
For if Kate Middleton, Prince William and Prince Charles were publicly seen shortly afterwards, sometimes inflexible, sometimes visibly upset (and Boris Johnson even had the opportunity to interfere), the Queen preferred at first not to depart from her rule of “never complain, never explain”. As a reminder, deprived of a glimpse of the fateful interview, she refused to watch it on her own screen. Nevertheless, the reproaches and criticisms, in reaction to the allegations of racial discrimination within the royal family, all follow one another and all look the same on social networks.
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