Prince William has spoken up after his brother Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s bombing interview and is the first member of the royal family to address the issue of allegations of racism raised by the couple

“We’re next to no racist family,” he replied to a question from Sky News during a visit to a school in East London on Thursday that made the future king’s first public appearance since allegations made during a CBS interview with Oprah Winfrey

When asked if he has spoken to his sibling, he said, “I haven’t spoken to him yet, but I will”

When Prince Harry was asked about the state of the brothers’ relationship in an interview with Winfrey, he characterized it as “RaumThe siblings have always been very close, but relationships have deteriorated in recent years, especially when Prince Harry and Markle underwent an intensive media review and they were forced to flee to the U.S and resign as working members of the royal 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, saying he has not spoken to his brother yet but will and Royals are not a racist family BildTwittercom / WPtjexzARN

The royal family held crisis talks earlier this week immediately after the interview.After much speculation about what – if any – their reaction might be, Buckingham Palace issued a concise statement on Tuesday on behalf of the Queen, noting that the “Whole family” was “sad” from the revelations

“The issues raised, particularly those of race, while some memories may vary, they are taken very seriously and addressed privately by the family. Harry, Meghan and Archie will always be very beloved family members,” the statement reads / p>
The couple’s unreserved interview with Oprah Winfrey aired on ITV Monday night in which Markle and Harry revealed that an unnamed royal family member had questioned how dark the skin color of their firstborn child could be
Regardless, Markle spoke very openly about her feelings of isolation during her life as a working member of the “Company” and also admitted to having had suicidal thoughts. Although she asked the institution for help, Markle said she had not received one / p>

Prince Harry also spoke freely to Winfrey, revealing in the two-hour special that he felt he hadn’t blinded the Queen, with the shock announcement that the couple would be stepping down as senior royals in January 2020, he claims he did tried to see his grandmother but was effectively blocked by her aides

Under pressure from Winfrey to reveal which family member had spoken about Archie’s skin color, Prince Harry said he would “never give this information” as it would be “very harmful” to individuals However, he later told Winfrey that the person in question was not the Queen or Prince Philip

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