Queen Elizabeth’s granddaughter Zara has third child at home
LONDON – Queen Elizabeth II’s granddaughter Zara Tindall and her husband, the former rugby player, Mike Tindall, are celebrating the birth of their third child, who was born at home on the bathroom floor after the couple were unable to get to a hospital in time. Lucas Philip Tindall was born Sunday, weighing in at 8 pounds, 4 ounces, a representative for the couple said Wednesday. “So yeah, it was running to the gym, get a mat, get into the bathroom, get the mat on the floor, towels down, brace, brace, brace," he said on The Good, The Bad & The Rugby podcast. “I literally was like ‘Yep, snip, snip, snip.’ I’ve got a boy. “The best thing about being at home, the best thing was, as soon he’s wrapped up, he’s skin on skin, straight downstairs.
‘Very much not a racist family:’ Prince William responds to claims made by his brother and Meghan
Britain's Prince William, with Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, visits School21, a school in east London, Thursday March 11, 2021. Prince William has defended Britains monarchy against accusations of bigotry made by his brother, Prince Harry, and his sister-in-law, Meghan, insisting the family is not racist. (Justin Tallis/Pool via AP)LONDON – Prince William insisted Thursday that his family is not racist as he became the first British royal to speak out about accusations of bigotry made by Prince Harry and Meghan, his brother and sister-in-law. “We’re very much not a racist family,” William, 38, said as his wife, Kate, walked by his side. Britain is a constitutional monarchy, and the royal family is legally barred from trying to influence public policy.
Royal family says Harry, Meghan racism charges 'concerning'
(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)LONDON – Buckingham Palace said Tuesday that allegations of racism made earlier this week by Prince Harry and Meghan were “concerning" and would be addressed privately by the royal family. The comments, made in a statement issued on behalf Queen Elizabeth II, are the first from the palace since the two-hour television interview with Meghan and Harry rocked the royal family. “The whole family is saddened to learn the full extent of how challenging the last few years have been for Harry and Meghan," the palace said. She also said Harry told her there were “concerns and conversations” about how dark Archie's skin would be. The royal family has tried to address that head on, although the rest of the discussion is likely to take place in private, Whitelock said.
Race, title and anguish: Meghan and Harry explain royal rift
In a rare positive moment in the interview, Harry and Meghan revealed their second would be a girl. In response to a question from Winfrey, Harry said he wouldn’t have left royal life if not for his wife. Ad“I will say I went into it naively because I didn’t grow up knowing much about the royal family,” Meghan said. But she did not fully comprehend the pressure of being linked to the prestigious royal family. It is unclear what public reaction, if any, the queen and other royal family members will have to Sunday’s interview.
Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, expecting second child, a sibling for Archie
FILE - Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan arrive at the annual Endeavour Fund Awards in London, Thursday, March 5, 2020. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are expecting their second child, their office confirmed Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file)LOS ANGELES – The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are expecting their second child, their office confirmed Sunday. A spokesperson for Prince Harry, 36, and Meghan, 39, said in a statement: “We can confirm that Archie is going to be a big brother. Goodall said: “Not too many,” and Harry replied: “Two, maximum.”Harry and American actor Meghan Markle married at Windsor Castle in May 2018.
Duchess of Sussex, the former Meghan Markle, reveals she had miscarriage
FILE - Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex arrive at the annual Endeavour Fund Awards in London on March 5, 2020. The Duchess of Sussex has revealed that she had a miscarriage in July. Meghan described the experience in an opinion piece in the New York Times on Wednesday. The former Meghan Markle and husband Prince Harry have a son, Archie, born in 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)LONDON – The Duchess of Sussex has revealed that she had a miscarriage in July, giving a personal account of the traumatic experience in hope of helping others.
Prince Harry and Meghan sign production deal with Netflix
NEW YORK The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have a new home: Netflix. Six months after detangling their work lives from the British royal family, Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, have signed a multiyear deal to produce nature series, documentaries and children's programming for the streamer, according to a statement Wednesday. The couple also pledged to promote diversity behind the camera as their production company gets off the ground. She has done some voice work since the couple left the U.K. with baby Archie in search of their financial independence. News of the Sussex production deal comes after Netflix teased the fourth season of the popular drama, scheduled for release Nov. 15.