Meghan Markle Faces ‘Racist’ Royal Investigation
Written by BET on March 3, 2021
Meghan Markle is going through a brand new criticism of bullying throughout her time at Kensington Palace. The allegations, made by nameless palace aides, curiously arose simply days earlier than Oprah Winfrey’s interview with Markle and her husband, Prince Harry, is scheduled to air on CBS.
The Times newspaper claims the Duchess of Sussex allegedly drove two private assistants out of the family and undermined the boldness of a 3rd member of employees.
In accordance with her spokesman, Markle is “saddened” by the report and labeled it the “newest assault on her character.”
“The duchess is saddened by this newest assault on her character, notably as somebody who has been the goal of bullying herself and is deeply dedicated to supporting those that have skilled ache and trauma,” a spokesperson for the Duchess stated in a press release to royal reporter Omid Scobie.
“She is decided to proceed her work constructing compassion around the globe and can hold striving to set an instance for doing what is correct and doing what is sweet.”
Meghan and Harry additionally gave a press release to The Instances, saying the allegations are “a calculated smear marketing campaign based mostly on deceptive and dangerous misinformation. We’re disenchanted to see this defamatory portrayal of The Duchess of Sussex given credibility by a media outlet.”
The couple additionally identified the suspicious timing of the allegations. “It’s no coincidence that distorted several-year-old accusations geared toward undermining The Duchess are being briefed to the British media shortly earlier than she and The Duke are as a consequence of communicate brazenly and actually about their expertise of current years,” their rep previously said in a statement.
Moreover, Kensington Palace issued an uncommon assertion in regards to the incident:
“We’re clearly very involved about allegations in ‘The Instances’ following claims made by former employees of The Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
Accordingly our HR crew will look into the circumstances outlined within the article. Members of employees concerned on the time, together with those that have left the Family, will probably be invited to take part to see if classes could be discovered.
The Royal Family has had a Dignity at Work police in place for plenty of years and doesn’t and won’t tolerate bullying or harassment within the office.”
In 2020, the couple introduced the stunning information that they might step down from their roles as senior royals, citing British media intrusions into their private lives and its racist attitudes towards Meghan, who’s biracial.
On Thursday (Feb. 11), Meghan received a privateness declare in opposition to a British tabloid that printed a letter she wrote to her estranged father. She has additionally fought quite a few battles in opposition to the British tabloids for invasion of privateness and printing racist tales about her.
Black Twitter has jumped to Markle’s protection, and fueled much more curiosity within the couple’s sit down with Oprah, scheduled to air Sunday night time (March 7) at 8PM ET/PT on CBS Information. See what people are saying, beneath: