In talks which were described as “not productive” by Meghan Markle‘s friend Gayle King, it was hoped that Prince William would apologise to the Sussexes. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex accused an unnamed member of the royal family, not the Queen or Duke of Edinburgh, of raising concerns about how dark their son Archie’s skin tone would be before he was born. After the interview, the Queen said in a statement that the issues raised, including race, would be “addressed by the family privately”.
Speaking to Palace Confidential on MailPlus, Mr Eden said: “I thought after the hurtful comments that Harry and Meghan had made in their interview with Oprah about Prince Charles, Prince William and Kate – I could forgive them for never speaking to Harry and Meghan again.
“For them to contact them so soon, to make the effort to get in touch, I thought was a big deal, a generous gesture.
“Again, for that to be thrown back in their faces by hearing just within a day, two days of their call that the private details were recounted on live TV by a so-called friend of Meghan’s was shocking in itself.
“What was even more shocking was it wasn’t just some bland briefing, she went right into the details.
“She said they were not productive. What on earth was she saying?
“What were they hoping to produce from this?
“It sounds like they were hoping for an apology from Charles and William.
“In my opinion, it should have been…