Quite a few pieces of this particular form of art show dark-skinned people in exaggerated poses, often in servitude, while others depict these figures as powerful people of the noble class. Zendaya wore a bright pink Ralph & Russo gown to the Spider-Man: Homecoming premiere, and Beyoncé even commissioned designs from the label for her Mrs. Carter tour.
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. Recognizing the insult, perhaps when Lainey Gossip picked it up, the princess is, ehm, distressed.
Markle, whose mother is black, will be the first self-identified biracial person to become a high-ranking member of the royal family when she marries Harry in May.More news: Ryanair says formally recognises Irish pilots' union
Princess Michael of Kent wearing the offending brooch as she's driven in to the palace for Christmas lunch. The Princess has denied making this comment while even stating that she wanted to be part-African. "That this royal chose to wear it to an event where the prince's fiancée is half African American is a most eloquent if loud disapproval rather than appreciation - in my humble opinion".
However, new reports state that a certain royal may have left a bad impression with Markle.More news: PUBG Xbox One Patch Out Now, Brings Performance and Visual Improvements
Newly engaged Markle and fiance Prince Harry have been the subjects of many racist remarks throughout the course of their relationship, which the former has called "disheartening". I wanted experiences from Cape Town to right up in northern Mozambique.
"The brooch was a gift and has been worn many times before", Princess Michael spokesperson told PEOPLE in a statement. I had this adventure with these absolutely adorable, special people and to call me racist: "it's a knife through the heart because I really love these people".More news: Evan Longoria, the Rays' Stalwart, Is Traded to the Giants