People Are Fuming About The Dress Meghan Markle Wore For Engagement Snaps

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Lubomirski, a former assistant to Mario Testino, famed for his photos of Harry's mother Princess Diana, took the pictures this week at the royal retreat of Frogmore House, near Windsor Castle, west of London, where the couple are due to marry on May 19. It might not sound of much importance or controversy, but Blackamoor art is seen as racist by many.

"Blackamoor" is defined as the style of 18th century artwork in which black men and women are depicted as dark-skinned African slaves. The African figure is typically depicted with a turban, dressed in lavish jewels and are commonly fixed in positions of servitude-such as footmen or waiters. And while it can be a divisive form of art, the United States is reportedly the number one importer of such art.

Princess Michael's decision to wear the brooch comes as Markle and Harry's engagement has renewed discussions about the ongoing culture of racism and classism in British high society. In 2004, she was said to have told a group of African-Americans at a NY restaurant to "go back to the colonies", according to People. When she was confronted with the accusation, she responded by saying she couldn't be racist because of her love of Black people. I wanted to be a writer. Last year, Markle's fiancé Prince Harry released a statement in her defense calling out the "racial undertones of comment pieces" and the "outright sexism and racism of social media trolls". I wanted experiences from Cape Town to right up in northern Mozambique.




It'd been wondering what tactics Princess Michael would use to keep MM in her place; she's so belligerently racist.

The princess strongly denied the allegations, claiming she said that she would be "ready to go back to the colonies". "A restaurant full of people heard what she said, so it's nearly like a joke the way she tries to explain it". But even if she weren't, there were plenty of people online who were in her place.

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. But then again, is anyone really surprised?

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