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The wife of Prince Michael of Kent, the Queen's first cousin, arrived at the palace wearing the ‘blackamoor’ Jewellery, depicting the bust of a black person in opulent regal attire.
A spokesperson for the 72-year-old royal said she's “very sorry and distressed” for wearing the brooch.
The full statement said: “The brooch was a gift and has been worn many times before. “Princess Michael is very sorry and distressed that it has caused offence.” The decision to wear the controversial jewellery appears ill-considered given that royal bride-to-be Meghan Markle, whose father Thomas Markle is white and whose mother Doria Ragland is African American, was attending the annual event for the first time. Click link for blog for full post from EXPRESS.
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