Buckingham Palace has finally broken its deafening silence, days after Prince Harry and wife Meghan’s explosive interview with TV host Oprah Winfrey.
“The whole family is saddened to learn the full extent of how challenging the last few years have been for Harry and Meghan,” the statement read.
“The issues raised, particularly that of race, are concerning. While some recollections may vary, they are taken very seriously and will be addressed by the family privately.
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“Harry, Meghan and Archie will always be much love family members.”
Pressure had been mounting on the Palace to respond after Harry and Meghan opened up about the struggles they dealt with while being active working members of the royal family.
Meghan revealed she had dealt with serious mental health issues, admitting she felt like she “didn’t want to be alive”.
The pair also made allegations of racism within the royal family, claiming there were ‘concerns and conversations’ about how dark baby Archie’s skin would be.
The Queen’s statement this morning was issued just hours after her son, Prince Charles, made his first public appearance.
Charles did not respond to a reporter who asked him for his reaction to Harry and Meghan’s interview.
— Lizzie Robinson (@LizzieITV) March 9, 2021