King urged to take action on Harry and Meghan’s titles over anti-racism award ‘insult’


The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are to receive the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights’ Ripple of Hope award on December 6.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry during a funeral procession in September

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are to receive an award next month (Image: GETTY)

Ms Kennedy, whose association The Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights is to award the Ripple of Hope gong to the Sussexes on December 6, told The Telegraph when discussing Meghan and Harry’s achievements: “They went to the oldest institution in UK history and told them what they were doing wrong, that they couldn’t have structural racism within the institution; that they could not maintain a misunderstanding about mental health.” After saying the Sussexes have the “moral courage” to discuss racial justice, she added: “Few would have the courage to question their colleagues, family and community about the power structure they maintained, and this is what Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have done.” Following the broadcast of Ms Winfrey’s interview with the Sussexes, the Firm famously issued a brief statement in which it described the issues raised by the Duke and Duchess were “concerning” and that, while “some recollections may vary”, they would be taken seriously and addressed privately by the family.

TV host rages as Meghan and Harry get award for ‘heroic stance’ against royals

Speaking on Australia’s The Morning Show, entertainment reporter Peter Ford suggested the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are “collecting awards” for seemingly “attacking their own family”.

Referring to the upcoming Ripple of Hope Award Gala hosted by the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights organisation, Mr Ford said: “Let’s be blunt about this, they are now going up to collect awards for attacking their own family.”

This comes after Kerry Kennedy, the daughter of Robert F. Kennedy, stated the couple is receiving the award on December 6 for their “heroic stance” against structural racism within the institution of monarchy.

Meghan and Harry smiling

Meghan and Harry are to receive an award on December 6 (Image: GETTY)

Kate stopped royal aides sharing fashion details over cost concerns

Kate, Princess of Wales, is reportedly no longer sharing details of her outfits chosen for royal engagements due to the sensitivity surrounding the current cost-of-living crisis.

Speaking on the latest episode of the Daily Express’ Royal Round-Up, royal correspondent Richard Palmer discussed the decision.

He said: “I think they will on big [events] like when there’s a state banquet or things like that [or], you know, an overseas visit.”

Sharing his views on the move, he also said: “I think the cost-of-living crisis may well be part of that as well.

“It’s not a good look, is it, to turn up to a food bank in a £3,000 coat.”

He added: “But again, there’s always that difficult balance because people expect Princesses to look like a Princess.

“To look glamorous and to look something different from the people you see in the high street.”

The expert added he believes Kate will “mix and match” her outfit choices, wearing at times high street dresses and, at other events, expensive designer gowns.

Kate wearing a beige coat and a polka dot dress

Kate’s office is no longer expected to share details of her outfits following her engagements (Image: GETTY)

Meghan and Harry pay gushing tribute to Elton John and his friendship with Archie and Lili

Meghan and Prince Harry paid tribute to Sir Elton John in a clip featured ahead of his farewell concert at the Dodger Stadium in California, broadcast live by Disney+.

In the clip, the Duchess of Sussex said: “Hi Elton, we just wanted to say congratulations and that we are just so proud of you and that we were able to see you on your farewell tour also.”

The Duke then chimed in to add: “And thank you for entertaining everybody for so many decades, thank you for being the friend that you were for my mum, thank you for being our friend, thank you for being friend to our kids and thank you for entertaining people around the world.

“Even though this is officially your retirement, this won’t be your last gig, we know that, but we love you and congratulations on an incredible career”.


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