Prince Harry and Meghan Markle find themselves facing calls to break their "deafening silence” as they are urged to step forward and defend King Charles on accusations of racial bias and discrimination.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are being requested to publicly defend King Charles and Kate Middleton after the accusation.
In the Dutch translation of Omid Scobie’s biography, Endgame: Inside the Royal Family and the Monarchy’s Fight for Survival, the King and Princess of Wales are said to have made a “racist” comment
However, the Royal Family has yet to address the accusations or any statements outlined in the book. Scobie attributed the confusion to a translation error by the Dutch publisher.
The Sussexes have chosen to stay silent on the matter since the allegations were brought to public attention.
The source told the Telegraph, “For the couple that talked about ‘death by a thousand no comments’, the silence at this point is deafening,”.
A different source remarked on the notable absence of public statements from Harry and Meghan, finding it intriguing, especially given the couple's previous interviews where they expressed dissatisfaction about not receiving public support from the royal family.
Omid Scobie on Royal 'racism' controversy:
During a Thursday interview on BBC Newsnight, the author of the royal book had the opportunity to acknowledge the mistake and express remorse.
However, he chose to assert that it's "unfair" for others to anticipate an apology from him.
The 42-year-old author, Scobie, expressed pride in his book but lamented that it has been overshadowed by an incident causing significant frustration.
He maintains that the controversy surrounding naming and shaming is not intended as a publicity stunt.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at Oprah Winfrey show:
For the unversed, In 2021, Harry and Markle initially divulged to Oprah Winfrey that the Windsor clan commented on how dark their son Archie’s skin would be before he was born.
“That conversation I’m never going to share. But at the time, it was awkward. I was a bit shocked. I’m not comfortable sharing it,” Harry told Winfrey.
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