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Prince William Defends Royal Family Amid Mounting Criticism over Its Racism

HeadlineMar 12, 2021

The British royal family is facing increasing criticism after Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey. The couple revealed shocking details about life as royals, including the racism suffered by Markle, who is biracial. On Thursday, Prince William was approached by reporters.

Sky News reporter: “Sir, have you spoken to your brother since the interview?”

Prince William: “No, I haven’t spoken to him yet, but I will do.”

Sky News reporter: “And can you just let me know: Is the royal family a racist family, sir?”

Prince William: “No, we’re very much not a racist family.”

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