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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle share official engagement photos

22 Décembre 2017

During the Queen's annual Christmas lunch this week, however, this lesser-known royal jumped into the spotlight after showing up to meet Prince Harry's mixed race fiancèe, Meghan Markle with a racially insensitive brooch in an outdated style known as "Blackamoor".

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But many people agree: the most striking feature of this photo is how much Princess Charlotte looks just like her great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, did as a toddler.

Another said: "As a Republican I find the behaviour of Princess Michael of Kent to be obnoxious, outrageous and offensive". The source says she's learned her lesson, and is going to retire the brooch for good.

The princess was photographed arriving at the lunch in a vehicle, where cameras captured the pin on her coat, which Harper's Bazaar reports to be a blackamoor brooch.

The brooch appears to be "blackamoor" jewelry, a kind of jewelry that originated in Venice in the 16th century.

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The statement pin, set against Princess Michael's snow white coat, depicted a black figure in a gold robe and headdress.

Given the rising popularity of Prince Harry's bride-to-be, it was only a matter of time before a legion of Meghan Markle doppelgängers went viral.

As for Princess Michael, she's no stranger to this kind of controversy. In 2004, she was accused of telling a group of black people in a NY restaurant to "go back to the colonies".

After moving from her home in Toronto to live with Prince Harry at Kensington Palace in London, England last month, CTV's royal commentator Richard Berthelsen said it made "perfect sense" that she should be invited to celebrate Christmas with the Royal Family, even if it's a first. Hopefully, the rest of her experience wasn't as eyebrow-raising as it must have been when she met with Princess Michael.

Meghan Markle has faced racist attacks during her time in the royal spotlight for some time now. She recently won a Meghan Markle look-alike contest through dating site beautifulpeople.com, and the Internet is taking note. "We've just focused on who we are as a couple".

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle share official engagement photos