Oprah Winfrey has said Prince Harry told her comments made about the colour of Archie’s skin were not made by either the Queen nor the Duke of Edinburgh.
Speaking hours after the bombshell interview aired in the US, Ms Winfrey said Harry had not told her which member of the royal family was involved in the conversation.
She told CBS This Morning: “He did not share the identity with me but he wanted to make sure I knew, and if I had an opportunity to share it, that it was not his grandmother or grandfather that were part of those conversations.
“He did not tell me who was a part of those conversations.”
ITV News Royal Editor Chris Ship had earlier reported he understood it was not the Queen or Prince Philip who made the comment.
The claim that there had been “concerns and conversations” before he was born about how dark Archie’s skin tone might be, was among a series of shocking revelations during Harry and Meghan’s candid interview.
When Meghan brought up the subject of Archie’s skin colour causing “concern”, a stunned Winfrey was told it had been raised by a member of the royal family with Harry.
The duchess said: “That was relayed to me from Harry, those were conversations the family had with him, and I think it was really hard to be able to see those as compartmentalised conversations.”
When she was questioned by Winfrey on who had those conversations, Meghan did not give a name and said:…