“So we had in tandem the conversation of [Archie] won’t be given security, he’s not going to be given a title, and also concerns and conversations about how dark his skin might be when he’s born,” she said.
Winfrey, stunned by the allegation, simply replied: “What? Who is having that conversation with you?”
While neither Harry or Meghan revealed the identity of the person behind the alleged remarks, Winfrey later said that it was neither the Queen nor Prince Phillip.
She told CBS’ This Morning programme: “[Harry] didn’t share the identity with me, but he wanted to make sure that I knew - and if I had an opportunity, to share it - that it was not his grandmother nor his grandfather that were a part of those conversations.”
Winfrey’s look of astonishment has since been the subject of online memes, with Twitter users joking about the revelation which left her so stunned:
Some suggested Oprah was more shocked by a UK-US culture clash. America has cookies, we have biscuits.
We also have Mr Bean:
It also became an iconic moment from Irish television.
Meanwhile, one user suggested the next possible couple for Oprah to interview:
While the Internet continues to digest Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s explosive revelations, Buckingham Palace is yet to comment on the allegation regarding Archie’s skin colour.