The calm after the storm. A few days after attending, dumbfounded, the broadcast of the event interview that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle gave to Oprah Winfrey, Queen Elizabeth II was back to work. This Friday March 12, Her Majesty participated in a video meeting to celebrate British Science Week, which aims to salute the role played in British society by science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The opportunity for the monarch to remember to remember the major scientific dates of her reign. “It was very interesting to meet him. And I guess being the first one was particularly fascinating,” joked Elizabeth II, who greeted him at Buckingham Palace in 1961. During that meeting, she was also fascinated by the images of Mars captured by Perseverance.
“It was very interesting to hear from all of you. I hope the children enjoyed it too – they could learn something from it too! Thank you very much. It’s wonderful all the work you all do,” Elizabeth said happily. II after this very interesting discussion. The Queen’s appearance comes days after the Palace issued a rare statement on her behalf following her grandson and Meghan Markle’s interview with Oprah Winfrey. “The whole family is saddened to learn how difficult the past few years have been for Harry and Meghan,” Buckingham Palace said. The questions raised, particularly the one about racism, are concerning. While some memories may vary, they are taken very seriously and will be treated by the family in private. Harry, Meghan and Archie will always be much loved family members. “
“The two camps are ready to come together and unite”
A few days after the publication of this laconic text, Prince William was the first to react publicly to the words of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, saying that the “family was not racist”. Buckingham Palace and Clarence House, the official residences of Elizabeth II and Prince Charles, are both believed to have supported William’s solo intervention. Proof that the tensions between the two brothers can ease? “Tensions are, without a doubt, high, but they both realize that it is important to at least put any difference aside for the ceremony, insiders told British media. There is definitely a feeling that the two camps are ready to come together and unite for such a special occasion. ” Still worried about Prince Philip’s health, Elizabeth II preferred not to comment on the Sussexes’ comments.
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