Prince William and Kate Middleton stepped out for a royal engagement today.
It’s the first time the couple have been out since Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s explosive Oprah interview.
The Duke of Cambridge brought up the interview during the engagement and insisted that the royal family was not “racist”.
Prince William and Kate Middleton get out
The couple wanted to promote a mental health initiative for children when they attended School 21 in Stratford, east London.
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During the engagement, William brought up the racing series sparked by Meghan and Harry’s interview.
William said he hadn’t spoken to his brother yet but would.
He also insisted that the Royals were “very much not a” racist family.
Breaking: Prince William becomes the first member of the royal family to publicly address the racing franchise sparked by Harry and Meghan’s interview. He says he hasn’t spoken to his brother yet but will and royals are not a racist family. pic.twitter.com/WPtjexzARN
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What happened during the Oprah interview?
During the conversation, the Duchess of Sussex claimed there were “concerns and talks” about how dark Archie’s skin color might be when he was born into the Royal Family.
Oprah later confirmed that neither the Queen nor the Duke of Edinburgh should have made the comment.
Earlier this week, the Queen issued a statement regarding the couple’s interview.
It was said that the whole family was “sad about how challenging the last few years have been for Harry and Meghan”.
What did the palace say?
It added: “The issues raised, particularly those of race, concern.”
The statement states that they are “taken very seriously” and “addressed privately by the family”.
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It concluded: “Harry, Meghan and Archie will always be very beloved family members.”
During the chat, Meghan also said she felt suicidal while pregnant with Archie and claimed she had received no help.
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