Why the World Got the 'Racist' Royal Jewelry All Wrong

A brooch worn by Princess Michael of Kent caused an uproar last week, but looking at its history proves that Meghan Markle should not be insulted by it

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A Moretto Veneziano from Nardi in Venice.
A Moretto Veneziano from Nardi in Venice.Credit: Awakening / Getty Images
Avshalom Halutz
Avshalom Halutz
Avshalom Halutz
Avshalom Halutz

Just as Princess Diana’s initial days in the public eye are remembered for photos snapped by paparazzi who chased her through the streets of London, zoom lenses were also instrumental in unleashing the story that partially overshadowed American actress Meghan Markle’s introduction to life among the British monarchy. Only in this case, the pictures that were the cause of all the fuss were not of the bride-to-be.

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