Prince Harry Confirms the Queen & Prince Philip Did Not Bring Up Concerns Over Archie’s Skin Color
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Oprah Winfrey has clarified a controversial moment in her explosive Sunday interview with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

After Meghan claimed that members of the royal family had concerns of “how dark” the couple’s son Archie would be, Oprah relayed a message from Harry confirming that neither his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II nor grandfather Prince Philip made the comments.

However, during an appearance on Monday’s broadcast of “CBS This Morning,” Oprah said Harry would not disclose the identity of the person in question.

"[Harry] did not share the identity with me, but he wanted to make sure that I knew, and if I had the opportunity to share it, that it was not his grandmother or his grandfather that were part of those conversations," Oprah told best friend Gayle King.

"I tried to get that answer, on camera and off."

In her interview, Meghan told Oprah that her son, who turns 2 in May, was denied a royal title and royal protection — a move that she says was "different from protocol."

"They didn't want him to be a prince… which would be different from protocol, and that he wasn't going to receive security," she told Oprah.

"We have in tandem the conversation of, 'He won't be given security. He's not going to be given a title.' And also concerns and conversations about how dark his skin might be when he's born,” Meghan added.

After Oprah expressed visible shock from this reveal, she pressed Meghan on the identity of the person. However, Meghan would not say as it "would be very damaging to them."

When Oprah later asked Harry who was behind the racially charged comment, he also declined to answer.

"That conversation I'm never going to share," Harry said. "It was awkward. I was a bit shocked."

According to People, Archie may receive a royal title later in life if, hypothetically, his grandfather Prince Charles becomes king. Archie could also be given the secondary Sussex title before inheriting the dukedom.

In their interview, Harry and Meghan, who are pregnant with their second child, revealed they are expecting a girl.

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