The popular proverb never lies: things in the palace go slowly. And the best example we have is that Buckingham Palace has needed 48 hours to discuss, write and publish the expected official statement with which they respond to the harsh accusations that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry launched during their interview with Oprah Winfrey broadcast in the United States. the early morning of last Sunday.
Aware of the damage that the words of the Sussexes have caused in the institution, and therefore that any error in their response would only serve to add fuel to the fire, from the Palace this time they have opted to show a humble and conciliatory tone for, In just six sentences, reach out to the couple in the hope of being able to avoid greater evils .
BREAKING: Buckingham Palace releases statement on behalf of Queen Elizabeth following Prince Harry and Meghan’s interview, saying, “The whole family is saddened to learn the full extent of how challenging the last few years have been for Harry and Meghan.” https://t.co/6k5NR1em41 pic.twitter.com/TCekWLqQau
— ABC News (@ABC) March 9, 2021
“The whole Family feels very sad after knowing in all its extension how difficult the last years have been for Harry and Meghan,” begins the letter sent on behalf of Queen Elizabeth II herself , precisely the only one that the Sussexes openly saved of burning during the interview.
“The issues that came to light, particularly those related to racism, are very worrying. Although some of their memories may vary, everything they said is being taken very seriously and will be treated by the family directly in a private way ”, it is advised in the next paragraph implying that, without admitting it but also without denying it, Meghan and Harry told the truth.
“Harry, Meghan and Archie will always be very dear members of this family,” the statement concludes. A phrase that invites the Sussexes to take the necessary steps to achieve a future reconciliation, yes, privately and not in front of the cameras or the media.
At the moment, the couple has not responded to these words from Buckingham, but it would not be strange if in a few hours we already had an official response through their representatives.