What explains Downing Street, UK politicians' silence on Oprah Winfrey's interview with Meghan Markle, Prince Harry
While US President Joe Biden remarked Meghan Markle for raising the issues she did during the Oprah Winfrey interview, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson declined to comment on the controversy twice.
"We very much not a racist family,"said Prince Harry following the explosive interview his brother and Meghan gave to Oprah Winfrey.
After Piers Morgan, second UK press body head steps down amid debates over Meghan Markle's racism claims
Ian Murray, chief of the Society of Editors, said his earlier statement, which accused Prince Harry and Meghan Markle of mounting an attack on the press, “could have been much clearer in its condemnation of bigotry and has clearly caused upset.”
Meghan Markle's racism claims spotlights British media's crumbling unity, treatment of race and mental health issues
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's interview created schisms in the British news media, an industry that rarely outwardly break ranks, and raised broader questions about racism in British society
"For Black women, it was upsetting to see that, even when Meghan Markle had the courage to speak out about her experiences with racism, that she didn’t get the support that she needed and, in many ways, her experiences were invalidated."
Many people have backed Meghan Markle, saying the allegations demonstrate the need for change in an institution that hasn’t kept pace with the #MeToo and Black Lives Matter movements
"The damage she has done to the British monarchy and to the queen, at a time when Prince Philip is lying in hospital, is enormous and frankly contemptible," Piers Morgan said after Meghan Markle's comment
Meghan Markle, Prince Harry's Oprah Winfrey interview leads CBS to beat ABC, NBC viewership for first time
Nielsen company reveals that there had never been a single recorded day since 1991 that CBS This Morning, nor any of its predecessors, beat their two rivals, ABC’s Good Morning America and NBC’s Today show.
British royals can't continue to ignore colonialist past and racist present, amid Harry-Meghan's claims in Oprah interview
Harry noted that the press attacks on his wife had “colonial undertones”, which the royal family refused to address. These are part of a longer history of colonialism and racism in which the Windsors are entangled.
Why Oprah Winfrey's interview special with Meghan Markle, Prince Harry won't air on any streaming platform
Oprah Winfrey’s interview of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry was a rarity in the age of streaming: a cultural event powered by network TV.
In countries with historic ties to Britain, allegations by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have raised a thorny question: Do those nations really want to be so closely connected to Britain and its royal family anymore?
Meghan Markle’s claims of racist attitudes by the royal family and UK press does not surprise Black Briton
Whether it’s the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on people of colour or the lack of representation media and politics, ethnic minorities in the UK say racist attitudes are pervasive — and all too often denied by society at large.
An estimated 49.1 million viewers across 17 countries tuned into Oprah Winfrey’s interview with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, and the numbers are expected to rise.
Meghan Markle, Prince Harry's racism allegations 'concerning,' Buckingham Palace says in first statement after interview
The whole family is saddened to learn the full extent of how challenging the last few years have been for Harry and Meghan, the statement said, adding the allegations of racism will be "addressed by the family privately."
Piers Morgan said Monday on Good Morning Britain during a discussion about Meghan’s revelations that, "I wouldn’t believe her if she read me a weather report."
Meghan and Harry’s Oprah interview: On the long history of 'royal confessionals’, and why they threaten the monarchy
Like their other confessors before them, Meghan and Harry’s claims about living inside “The Firm” continue to be positioned as disrespectful, blasphemous and immoral attacks on the Queen and her family.
Meghan Markle’s father suggests she exaggerated instance of racism within British royal family, says her interview was 'way over the top'
“They went way over the top with these stories with #OprahWinfrey and should have waited, considering the Queen's age and Philip's age," said Meghan Markle’s father Thomas Markle.
Prince Harry dismantling his white privilege in the Oprah Winfrey interview rewrites a new chapter in Royal family's history
Meghan Markle and Harry’s interview revealed that the true catalyst for their reinvention was Harry’s racial awakening after attacks on Markle.
From Meghan Markle's alleged thoughts on suicide, to the British royalty's non-support of the couple, Oprah Winfrey keenly navigated sensitive topics during the interview
Meghan Markle, Prince Harry's interview with Oprah Winfrey draws estimated 17.1 mn viewers in the US
Nielsen company said it had the largest audience for any prime-time entertainment special so far this television season.