Neither Queen Elizabeth II nor Prince Philip were part of conversations about the skin tone of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle”s son ahead of his birth, Oprah Winfrey said on Monday.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex said on Sunday that members of the British royal family expressed concerns over Archie’s skin colour ahead of his birth in an explosive interview with the US TV presenter.
Prince Harry also described being “trapped” in the royal lifestyle while his wife, Meghan Markle, said the isolation was such she contemplated suicide.
The two-hour special hosted by Oprah Winfrey aired on Sunday on the American network CBS. British audiences be able to see the full interview until Monday night when it airs on ITV.
It is the first time the couple openly discussed their decision to step down as senior members of the royal family.
In the week leading up to the highly-anticipated interview, the Royal family said it has launched an investigation into bullying claims against the Duchess.
Queen and Prince Philip ‘not part’ of race conversations
Appearing on “CBS This Morning” on Monday, Winfrey said Harry told her neither the Queen nor the Duke of Edinburgh were part of conversations about Archie’s skin tone.
“He did not share the identity with me, but he wanted to make sure I knew and if I had the opportunity to share it that it was not his grandmother nor his grandfather that were a part of those conversations,” Winfrey said.
Meghan, who is biracial, said in the interview with…