The Duke of Cambridge, Prince William, spoke for the first time to reporters about the Oprah interview that was held earlier this week. He denied all allegations that the Royal family is racist. During the interview, Meghan Markle revealed that people in the royal family had been worried about the color of her child.
The Oprah interview, which lasted for two hours and was watched by millions of people around the world, left many people shocked about the treatment Meghan Markle received from the royal family. Buckingham Palace released a statement saying it was investigating the claims privately.
The Buckingham Palace said the Duke and Duchess of Sussex would always be loved by the royal family
In the statement released by the palace after the interview, the royal palace said Meghan and Harry would always be regarded by the royal family as close family members. The statement also went on to say that recollections about the events that happened during their time in the household may vary.
Prince William, during a visit to a school, was asked by the press if the royal family was racist. Prince William replied: The duke replied: "We're very much not a racist family." Prince William also revealed that he has not yet communicated with Prince Harry, but he plans to do so in the immediate future.
Almost 50 million people watched the interview
According to CBS, the channel that broadcasted the interview, almost 50 million people tuned in to watch the Oprah interview with Harry and Meghan. The interview has already caused whiplash in the British media.
Piers Morgan resigned from his role as a morning anchor on the British morning show, Good morning Britain, after he said the duchess of Sussex was lying about feeling suicidal. Also, the head of the Society of Editors that monitors the British press, resigned after its reaction to the interview caused a backlash.