Don Lemon Not Surprised By Harry & Meghan Interview, Says ‘Of Course’ Monarchy Is Racist
CNN’s Don Lemon chimed in Monday on Oprah Winfrey’s explosive interview with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, commenting that he wasn’t in the slightest bit surprised by the racism the couple had encountered from members of the royal family and the U.K. media.
“I don’t think Oprah, I don’t think anyone who watched it ― especially any person of color ― is surprised that there’s racism” in the British royal family, Lemon said. “That is what the monarchy is based on – heredity, hierarchy, a caste system, bloodlines.”
Lemon argued that “the whole institution is built on a racist structure,” and, considering such a systemically prejudiced system, it was no wonder that the royal family had been concerned about the potentially dark skin of Archie, the child of…