Princess Michael of Kent apologises for 'racist jewellery' worn at lunch with Meghan Markle

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The royal wore the blackamoor brooch to the Queen’s Christmas lunch, attended by Prince Harry’s fiancee Meghan Markle

Princess Michael of Kent has apologised after wearing a blackamoor brooch to the Queen’s Christmas lunch at Buckingham Palace, attended by Prince Harry’s fiancee Meghan Markle, who is of mixed race by virtue of her white father and African American mother.

The royal, who is married to the Queen’s cousin, was photographed wearing the brooch depicting a black figure on her coat as she arrived for the annual gathering on Wednesday. She was later criticised online for wearing “racist jewellery”.

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