On Sunday Ms Winfrey’s two-hour interview was broadcast on CBS in the United States. During an emotional appearance Meghan admitted she had developed suicidal thoughts since joining the royals and said before Archie was born another family member raised “concerns and conversations about how dark his skin would be”.
In response Buckingham Palace issued a statement saying they took the issues raised “very seriously” and they will be “addressed by the family privately”.
Writing for TheArticle Dr Michael Pinto-Duschinsky claimed this statement “fell short” and urged the Royal Family to reinstate the Duke and Duchess of Sussexes official roles.
The constitutional expert said: “Her Majesty and Prince Charles may respectfully be advised to reconsider some of the decisions that have been taken against Harry and Meghan on the basis of misinterpretations of royal rules, rules which are in any case not immutable.
“There are precedents for members of royal families, including ours, to earn a living while also carrying out some royal duties and there is no shortage of money-making schemes to bolster royal finances.”
Dr Pinto-Duschinsky suggested a four-stage programme to reintegrate the Sussexes into royal life.
He argued: “The Queen should consider giving Archie and, after her hopefully safe birth, his sister the same princely titles as those bestowed as a matter of discretion on Prince William’s younger children.
“Prince Harry should be permitted the formal…