A new statue of Princess Diana, to be unveiled at Kensington Palace in London on Thursday (what would have been Diana’s 60th birthday), will honor a woman whose charisma, compassion and rebellious streak revolutionized royal affairs.
It will also be just the second time that her sons, Prince William and Prince Harry, have been seen together since Harry and his wife, Meghan, began publicly criticizing the royal family from their new home in California.
The first time was.
Correspondent Holly Williams asked, “How difficult is it for Harry to make these return visits to the U.K. following?”
“Oh, it’s incredibly difficult,” said Ayesha Hazarika, a journalist and former political advisor. “They are like pariahs in this country. They are treated abysmally by the press. They are criticized left, right and center.”
Hazarika said the royal family has been damaged by the couple’s allegations of racism: “There’s a lot of younger people, a lot of people in Black and Asian communities, that look at that. They took that very, very personally. They felt really ashamed of…