Oprah Reveals the Queen and Prince Philip Are Not behind the Remarks about Archie's Skin Color

Jené Liebenberg
Mar 09, 2021
04:20 P.M.
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Following her two-hour-long interview with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Oprah revealed that Queen Elizabeth and her husband were not a part of the conversation about Archie's skin color. 


One of the most shocking revelations that came out of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's two-hour-long conversation with Oprah Winfrey was that there were members of the royal family concerned about the color of Archie's skin. 

Although the Duke and Duchess of Sussex refused to reveal who was a part of those conversations to protect them, Winfrey said that Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip were not behind the remarks. 

Meghan Markle at The Endeavour Fund Awards on March 5, 2020 | Getty Images



Winfrey confirmed that although Prince Harry did not tell her the identity of the people behind the racial questions, he did say that it wasn't either of his grandparents. 

The television host tried her best to get the royal couple to share who was behind the remarks, but the best she could do was get Prince Harry to confirm that the Queen and her husband were not the guilty parties. She shared

“But he wanted to make sure that I knew... that it was not his grandmother, nor his grandfather that were part of those conversations.”  



Archie's skin color wasn't the royal family's only concern, as Markle also revealed the conversations surrounding the decision that her firstborn wouldn't receive a title. 

The interview included a look into Archie's Chick Inn, which houses chickens rescued from a factory farm.

The lack of a title for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's son results in a lack of security for him, which was a major point of concern for his parents. 



Oprah and viewers' eyebrows alike were raised when 36-year-old Prince Harry related the conversations surrounding what his children with Markle would look like. He elaborated that these talks happened at the beginning of their romance and said

"That conversation I'm never going to share. It was awkward. I was a bit shocked. That was right at the beginning: 'What will the kids look like?'"

Along with the shocking details of the conversations that happen behind closed place walls, Prince Harry also shared that he is not currently speaking with his older brother Prince William despite sharing that he will always love him. 



Amid all the controversy concerning their son and his place in the royal family, Markle, and her husband also gave viewers some insight into a sweet family project that they started for almost-2-year-old Archie. 

The interview included a look into Archie's Chick Inn, which houses chickens rescued from a factory farm and are now housed in the royals' chicken coop. 


The sweet sign shows "Archie's Chick Inn - Established 2021," giving the rescued birds a safe place to call home after being rescued. Markle noted that this was part of their simplistic lifestyle. 

The former "Suits" star isn't only known for rescuing chickens as she also has a beagle named Guy, who she rescued from a kill farm in Kentucky at the beginning of her romance with Prince Harry.