The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have revealed that a member of the Royal Family raised concerns about the colour of their son Archie’s skin while Meghan was pregnant.
The Duchess explained that the Royals did not want to make Archie a prince, meaning he would not receive security.
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She said this came around the same time “concerns and conversations about how dark his skin might be when he was born” were raised to Harry by a member of the family.
Why isn’t Archie a prince?
Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor was born on 6 May 2019. At the time it was reported that the Duke and Duchess did not want him to have a royal title, because they wanted him to have a “normal” life.
However, Meghan revealed to Winfrey that it was the family that did not want Archie to have a title.
Winfrey asked the Duchess: “How did they explain to you that your son, the great-grandson of the Queen, wasn’t going to be a prince? You certainly must have had some conversations with Harry about it, and have your own suspicions as to why they didn’t want to make Archie a prince. Why do you think that is?”
Meghan responded: “They were saying they didn’t want him to be a prince or princess, which would be different from protocol, and…