A controversial book titled “Endgame” by writer Omid Scobie has become the center of attention in the Netherlands, where it has been removed from bookstores. This is believed to be because she identified a member of the royal family who raised questions about the skin color of Prince Archie, the son of Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry. This is what the British mutation of the Yahoo News site reports.
Journalist, writer and close friend of Meghan and Harry, Omid Scobie, features in her book multiple claims about why the Duke and Duchess of Sussex left their roles as senior royals . Among them is information on private letters between Meghan and King Charles III, in which questions are raised about the color of Archie’s skin even before he was born.
Although British law prevents Scobie from publishing the names of these individuals, the Dutch version of the book End of Game it emphasizes the identity of one royal person and alludes to the identity of another. After an error in the Dutch translation, the publishing house Xander Uitgevers temporarily withdrew the book from bookstores, writes Yahoo News .
The queen apologized
Meghan Markle first revealed that there were questions within the royal family about her son Archie’s skin color during her interview with Oprah Winfrey in March 2021. Prince Harry later confirmed this assertion, but refused to answer specific questions, as the website recalls. CBS News .
In a statement from Buckingham Palace, released the day after the interview was broadcast, the then Queen Elizabeth II. expressed regret for the difficulties faced by Harry and Meghan and confirmed that the issue of race was a concern in this case. Prince William later defended himself against accusations of racism when he and his wife Kate visited a school in Stratford.
In an interview with journalist Tom Bradby in January 2023 Harry reiterated this in his book Spare He didn’t call family members who questioned Archie’s skin color racist . Meghan’s letter, which Scobie writes about, reportedly expresses concerns about unconscious bias in the royal family. However, the Duchess also did not specifically accuse anyone of racism.
Omid Scobie in his recent interview on the Dutch show RTL Boulevard he denied allegations that he published specific names in the book. He confirmed that he had written and edited the English version of the book himself and that any translation errors would be resolved by the editors.
Buckingham Palace has not commented on the latest developments.
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