The Queen finally broke her silence, more than 24 hours after Harry and Meghan’s explosive Oprah interview aired

Harry accompanied Meghan to the couple’s explosive Oprah interview and gave many shocking revelations about the royal family

The Queen broke her silence after Harry and Megan’s explosive Oprah interview Image: Ben Stansall / Pool / AFPS Source: AFP

After a noticeable delay, the Queen has finally made a surprisingly brief statement in response to Harry and Meghan’s shocking Oprah interview

The interview, which aired Monday night in Australia, contained an amazing list of alarming allegations by the Duke of Duchess of Sussex that threaten to become the biggest scandal to rock the royal family in decades

Some of the most explosive allegations include Meghan’s deteriorating mental health and the palace’s refusal to help, allegations that a family member raised concerns about baby Archie’s skin color and the decision to deny Archie the title of prince – and the Security and protection that comes with it

“The whole family is saddened by how challenging the past few years have been for Harry and Meghan,” read the statement released early Wednesday morning in Australia

“The questions raised, particularly those of race, while some memories may vary, they are taken very seriously and addressed privately by the family

The explanation comes after widely reported that the Royals had to revise their response to the interview after the Queen refused to sign it

According to The Times, the queen would not agree to a prepared statement focusing on the family’s love and concern for the couple but would like more time to ponder how to respond

The interview sent shock waves through the royal family, with insider sources describing a sense of “intense personal shock and sadness” within the family The palace is said to be paralyzed with “horror and dismay”

Prince Charles is also reportedly “distraught” after Harry and Meghan’s Oprah interview revealed bombs accusing him of refusing to answer his son’s calls

“Harry emailed his father justifying why he and Meghan conducted the interview,” wrote royal writer and Vanity Fair correspondent Katie Nicholl

“It was difficult for Prince Harry to say, and hard to hear for Charles to say, that he felt disappointed in his father,” royal writer Sarah Gristwood also told the point of sale

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