Princess Marie-Christine von Reibnitz – The royal family of England during the ceremony for the centenary of the RAF in London. On July 10, 2018 By The drafting
For her first meeting with Meghan Markle, in December 2017, princess Michael of Kent had sported a jewel of very bad taste.
December 2017. A few months before marrying prince Harry and make his official entrance into the british royal family, Meghan Markle is invited to a dinner given by the Queen at Buckingham Palace. The perfect opportunity for the young woman to get to know some of the members of his new family. The princess Michael of Kent is part of those, and Meghan Markle is not likely to forget it…
In fact, for this dinner, Marie-Christine von Reibnitz, wife of the cousin of Elizabeth II, has chosen to wear a pin of very bad taste to go along with his outfit. The jewel in question was a black servant dressed in a turban in gold. Very quickly, the uproar swells, and the american press, country of birth, Meghan Markle, relayed the information by calling the port this pin to act racist. Criticized, princess Michael of Kent is forced to apologize. “Princess Michael is really sorry and saddened that this could have been to offend”, says its spokesperson to the british press.
Princess Michael of Kent had already asked black people to go “back in their colonies”
But Marie-Christine von Reibnitz is not his first attempt… In 2004, she had already been accused of racism after asking African-Americans to “return to their colonies”, under the pretext that they were talking too loud in the restaurant. She was also referred to as the “black sheep” of the Williams sisters, Serena and Venus, champions of tennis very close to Meghan Markle.
Before its different outputs, racist, princess Michael of Kent was in the viewfinder of a certain princess Diana. After the separation of the latter with the prince Charles, the cousin by marriage of the Queen peeking his whereabouts and come to her private apartments in Kensington in the company of her lovers… A princess.
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Princess Michael of Kent (Marie-Christine von Reibnitz) – The royal family at the races Ascot 2019 June 19, 2019.
Princess Marie-Christine von Reibnitz – The royal family of England during the ceremony for the centenary of the RAF in London. On July 10, 2018
Prince Michael of Kent and Marie-Christine von Reibnitz, princess Michael of Kent – The members of the royal family during the fourth day of horse racing “Royal Ascot” at Ascot, June 17, 2016.
Frederick Windsor, Michael of Kent, Marie Christine von Reibnitz, Gabriella Windsor, Thomas Kingston – The royal family at balcony of Buckingham palace during the parade Trooping the Colour in 2019, celebrating the 93rd anniversary of queen Elizabeth II, london, 8 June 2019.
Prince Michael of Kent, his wife Marie-Christine von Reibnitz, the prince Edward, earl of Wessex, the countess Sophie of Wessex – The royal family of England during the parade air of the RAF for the one hundredth anniversary of Buckingham palace in London. On July 10, 2018
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, duchess of Sussex – wedding Ceremony of prince Harry and Meghan Markle in the St. George’s chapel at Windsor castle, Uk, may 19, 2018.
Prince Harry, duke of Sussex, and Meghan Markle, duchess of Sussex meet the members of the “Waves for Change”, a charity that works with local surfers on the beach at Monwabisi, Cape during their 2nd day in South Africa, on September 24, 2019.
Prince Harry, duke of Sussex, and Meghan Markle, duchess of Sussex, during a reception in the gardens of the residence of the british high commissioner in Cape town, South Africa, on September 24, 2019.
Prince Harry, duke of Sussex, and Meghan Markle, duchess of Sussex, visit the mosque Auwa in the district of Bo Kaap said “Cape Malay” in Cape town, South Africa, on September 24, 2019. The mosque, Auwal was built in 1794.
Prince Harry, duke of Sussex, and Meghan Markle, duchess of Sussex, during a visit to the Canada House in London, on 7 January 2020.
Duchess Meghan, Prince Harry’s Endeavour Fund Awards at the Mansion House in London, Great Britain, March 5th, 2020.