Princess Michael 'very sorry' for wearing 'racist' brooch to Queen's Christmas lunch

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The royal, who is married to the Queen's cousin Prince Michael, was spotted wearing the item of jewellery as her auto arrived at Buckingham Palace. The royal reportedly vows to never wear it again.

Although they are not yet married, she will also be spending Christmas itself with the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, an invitation the now Duchess of Cambridge did not receive until she and Prince William tied the knot.

Blackamoors, according to the People, are a genre of art or jewelry that originated in 16th century Venice that portrays images of servants and slaves of African descent.

Princess Michael of Kent, who was criticised after wearing a Blackamoor brooch to the Queen's Christmas lunch, has apologised for causing offence.

The incident drags up a series of similarly distressing events such as a 2004 incident in which the princess allegedly told correspondent A. J. Calloway, for "Extra" on BET, to "go back to the colonies" after instructing him and fellow diners to shut tf up at a restaurant.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle released their official engagement photos this week, shot in the grounds of Kensington Palace.

Since then, headlines about her joining the Royal family and moving to London can be seen nearly anywhere.

Meghan is famously proud of her biracial background, revealing to Elle that her Caucasian father Thomas Markle and African American mum Doria Radlan encouraged her to "say who I am, to share where I'm from, to voice my pride in being a strong, confident mixed-race woman". And this is why, even if you want to call her a scheming prince-digger, I'm here for it. "I had this adventure with these absolutely adorable, special people and to call me racist: it's a knife through the heart because I really love these people".

Responding to public criticism, a spokesperson for the royal insisted that the brooch was not intended as an insult adding that Princess Michael is "very sorry and distressed" for wearing the item of jewellery.

"I always knew that when people who aren't like us claim that hereditary rank is not part of human nature, they must be wrong".