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Buckingham Palace was dismayed that Royals were not given a chance to reply

Buckingham Palace was dismayed that Royals didn’t get a chance to reply to Harry and Meghan’s claims in Oprah interview, sources confirm

  • Buckingham Palace dismayed Royals were not given opportunity to respond
  • Sources confirmed Palace was not given a right to reply to the accusations
  • Accepted practice for UK media to provide right of reply to those accused of wrongdoing

Buckingham Palace was dismayed that Oprah Winfrey‘s TV production company did not offer the Royals an opportunity to respond to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex‘s devastating claims.

Sources confirmed the Palace was not given a right to reply to the accusations, including that an unnamed family member asked ‘how dark’ Archie’s skin might be and that, despite being on the verge of suicide, Meghan was refused help by the Palace’s human resources department.

It is accepted practice for UK media to provide a right of reply to those accused of wrongdoing. 

Buckingham Palace was dismayed that Oprah Winfrey's TV production company did not offer the Royals a right to reply to the accusations made by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex

Buckingham Palace was dismayed that Oprah Winfrey’s TV production company did not offer the Royals a right to reply to the accusations made by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex

In a statement, Harpo – which billed the show as a ‘TV special’ rather than news programme – said: ‘The interview was intended to be a conversation with the couple.

The Palace was not contacted to participate in or respond to the interview.’

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