Charlene White and Louise Minchin discussing the potential “causal racism” of the Royal Family
Charlene White has been applauded for shutting down a fellow Loose Women panellist who excused “causal racism” online while discussing the Oprah interview with Meghan and Harry that was broadcast last night on CBS in the US.
The claims made in the video have been causing the internet to erupt, particularly the revelation that people in the palace were “concerned” about how dark Archie’s complexion was going to be.
White was visibly taken aback at this categorisation of the incident as she said, “You may be okay with causal racism”, Louise Moore tried to backtrack, but White continued, “There’ s a very, very, different reason between enquiring as to the skin colour of a child who is the product of an interracial relationship as to be being ‘concerned’”
This exchange came after Moore expressed how she felt uneasy judging the situation because of how she did not know the context, despite finding it “serious”
“But I struggle with the lack of context and how vague it was. By not being specific, you’ve condemned the entire family. And if you think about it could have been an out and out racist comment, or it could have been someone very senior in the family.” She said.
And of course, this is how the press responds - we don't stand a chance.
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She then went to say, “I think everyone watching has got someone from the older generation that sometimes says something that’s very inappropriate or maybe casually racist, not necessarily meaning it or be or understanding it is.”
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