Many eyebrows were raised when Camilla, the Duchess Of Cornwall, asked Meghan if her baby would have ginger-colored afro hair. There was much debate about this. Many felt she meant no harm but others said she shouldn’t have.
Prince Harry was only 13 when he was first introduced to Camilla by Prince Charles. His father, Prince Charles, had plans to marry Camilla after the divorce and death Princess Diana.
Camilla met the princes to make it easier for her to get used to the royal family. Prince Charles’s sonsbefore they were officially married.
Camilla, Duchess Of Cornwall, visits The Square’s New Inn as she meets residents of Stamford Bridge and other business owners on February 18, 2016, in York. Source: Getty Images | Source: Getty Images
The meeting was scheduled to take place before the first anniversary of Princess Diana’s death and before Prince Charle’s 50th birthday. The meeting was uncomfortable for Harry, as well as everyone else.
He was so sad for his mother and looked as if he didn’t want to be there throughout the event.
Harry spoke glowingly of Camilla years later on his 21st birthday, calling her a great woman who made their father very happy. Although it seemed that the two of them had been getting along well, things did not go as planned.
Camilla, Duchess Of Cornwall, protects herself with an umbrella while she attends day 2 of Royal Ascot at Ascot Racingcourse on June 19, 2019, In Ascot, England.Source: Getty Images | Source: Getty Images
THE PRINCES’ FROSTY RELATIONSHIP WITH CAMILLA
After Camilla became Charles’s official wife, they tried to remake her public outlook into a favorable outcome. Charles’s private secretary Stephen Lamport worked to transform Camilla into someone loved by the people.
This would create a lot of press moments, especially at public charity events where she would be seated in close proximity to the Queen.
Prince Charles, Camilla and their guests, Prince Charles, and Camilla, look at one another as they open The Strand Hall, an Edwardian community hall that was renovated during their third day of visiting Wales. This took place in Builth Wells (Wales), on July 4, 2018. Source: Getty Images | Source: Getty Images
They also tried to present Camilla as having a great relationship with Harry, Charles and other people. Both of them tolerated Camilla at best and their relationship was not as great as they had made it out to be.
Harry was a frequent speaker in his thirties. Notified to his friends about Camilla converting his old bedroom at Highgrove and his father’s Gloucestershire estate into her elaborate dressing room.
CAMILLA’S RELATIONSHIP WITH MEGHAN
Camilla, Duchess Of Cornwall, attends The Prince’s Countryside Fund Raceday At Ascot Racecourse, November 23, 2018, in Ascot. Source: Getty Images | Source: Getty Images
The former actress, Meghan Markle, was able to bond well with Prince Harry and Camilla when she first brought Meghan Markle back home to meet the royals.
Prince Charles and Meghan were able to bond because they shared a love of classical music, architecture, sustainable organic food, and other common interests. Camilla, on the contrary, was a great match because they both love wine and yoga.
Meghan and Camilla attend The Prince of Wales’ 70th birthday Patronage Celebration at Buckingham Palace, London, England on May 22, 2018.Source: Getty Images | Source: Getty Images
Their closeness was so great that Camilla spoke glowingly about Meghan and Harry’s engagement announcement in 2017. The Duchess Of Cornwall Reporters:
“America’s loss is our gain. We are all absolutely delighted.”
She also explained that the pair’s engagement had created a bit of joy and good news in a season where they had been surrounded by bad news.
After Meghan Markle got married to Prince Harry she had to learn all the protocols and ways of the Royal family. Camilla was the first to offer friendship to Meghan Markle.
The Duke and Duchess Sussex, along with the Duchesss of Cambridge, and the Duchess Cornwall, make their journey along The Mall to Horse Guards Parade, London ahead of the Trooping The Color ceremony as The Queen celebrates Her Official Birthday. Source: Getty Images | Source: Getty Images
When she married Charles, the Duchess of Cornwall was already in that position. She had also divorced her first husband before she married into the Royals.
Also, during a garden party at Buckingham Palace held in honor of Charles’s 70th birthday, as Meghan and Harry were leaving, Camilla grabbed Meghan’s hand and KissedHer farewell.
Prince Charles and Camilla visited Sandringham Flower Show 2018, Sandringham House, on July 25, 2018, King’s Lynn (England). Source: Getty Images | Source: Getty Images
According to author Andrew Morton Camilla’s actions were a rare gesture of genuine affection to show that Meghan had been wholly welcomed into the royal family and was now one of them.
Months after Meghan and Harry’s wedding, reports emerged that Camilla and Meghan got on surprisingly well. Meghan was even invited to private lunches by the Duchess of Cornwall, where she offered advice about how to handle the pressure and duties of being a royal.
Camilla, who had an affair with Prince Charles prior to their marriage, was very upset and had lots of advice and first-hand experience to offer Meghan.
Camilla visited the 3rd Battalion Parachute Regiment members before they were about to deploy to Afghanistan on Friday, March 3.Source: Getty Images | Source: Getty Images
Even in 2019, after the birth of Meghan and Harry’s first child, when the former complained during a tour of South Africa that she was just living and not existing, Camilla supported her behind the scenes.
After Meghan and Harry’s controversial interview aired, Camilla was reportedly surprised at how much the couple was going through. The Duchess wanted everyone happy and didn’t like to see Meghan struggling, even though she loved her very much.
Prince Charles gestures during the opening ceremony for the Invictus games at Queen Elizabeth II Park in London, September 10, 2014.Source: Getty Images | Source: Getty Images
Their relationship began to get strained soon thereafter. It began with Meghan reportedly causing a problem for Camilla.
For almost a year, the Duchess of Cornwall had planned a speech about the 10th anniversary of the Women of the World Festival. She wanted to focus on her campaign against abuse. Meghan demanded pictures of her private visit at the National Theatre be published on the same day.
However, Palace officials refused to comment on the alleged row. There were reports that Camilla felt it. OffenseEveryone had agreed that Meghan’s speech should prevail; however, Meghan refused and demanded her photographs be published.
Camilla is at the Cheltenham Festival 2020 ‘Ladies Day 2’ at Cheltenham Racecourse, Cheltenham, England on March 11, 2020. Source: Getty Images | Source: Getty Images
Also, reports claimed that Camilla was always with her husband. suspiciousI was not convinced Meghan was willing to give up her independence and career to serve a monarchy.
Camilla was present at the ICAP charity event on December 5, 2017, at ICAP in London, England.Source: Getty Images | Source: Getty Images
CAMILLA WAS ACCUSED OPPOSING OFFENSIVE COMMENTS
After Harry and Mehan’s exit from the Royal family, reports emerged that during a meeting between Harry and his father and stepmother, the latter had It is claimed thatHe was asked if it would make him laugh if his unborn mixed race child was born. ‘ginger Afro-hair.’
Camilla was also furious at Meghan’s comment and deemed it racist. However, sources close the Duchess have confirmed that she was not racist. So calledThe allegation “nonsense.”
Camilla attended QIPCO King George Diamond Day. There, she presented the prizes for the Queen Elizabeth QIPCO stakes winners to King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. It took place at Ascot Racecourse on Ascot, England, July 23, 2022.Source: Getty Images | Source: Getty Images
The news was divided by those who saw it. Views on if they thought Camilla’s comments were controversial. Some people thought Camilla meant no offense by her comments, including Brenda Kussan, a Facebook user. Write:
“I don’t see what’s wrong with that comment. He has ginger hair.. .nothing wrong with that. she is mixed race..nothing wrong with that. Why is it taboo to wonder if the baby might have ginger afro style hair?”
Rob Simons, another user, echoed the sentiment. Noting:
“Nothing wrong with that at all.”
Vanessa Lelah, a Facebook user, also supported the same idea. She Write:
“So what? My son had a ginger Afro. And? That’s not racist. It takes a racist person to think that. Camilla was just curious. It’s only natural for people to wonder what colouring a Child would have if they are mixed race. This is in no way racist. We all think that. We all ask that even of our own children. The only one who is racist is Meghan herself for thinking this way.”
Camilla was at Princess Charlotte’s Christening at St. Mary Magdalene Church Sandringham on July 5, 2015, England.Source: Getty Images | Source: Getty Images
Megahn was also accused by Vanessa Lelah, who continued to accuse Megahn of describing Megahn’s race as Caucasian during her teenage years and when she applied for schools. Other people believed that Camilla shouldn’t make such comments, including Shastri Shoon. penned:
“Racism is still very much alive and well in the UK. I cannot help but wonder why people are so into this couple. It as though, community commentators are close friends with Harry and Meghan. Wasn’t Camilla the outside woman at one point in time? I don’t think Diana would of even suggested or even though about that saying such a thing.”
Manuela Bruno also Quipped:
“Camilla, think before you speak.”
Camilla was at Lancaster House, London, England on October 17th 2018, for a reception celebrating the 150th anniversary of Royal Commonwealth Society.Source: Getty Images | Source: Getty Images
So did Gracie Lopez who pointed out that Camilla shouldn’t have been involved. Writing:
“It isn’t any of her business what color of hair he has.”
It is clear that Camilla’s once-cordial relationship with Meghan has fallen apart, according to reports and accusations.