Oprah WinfreyOprah Gail WinfreyKate Middleton says she has yet to meet Prince Harry and Meghan's daughter Harry and Meghan deny not discussing new daughter's name with the queen Minorities barred from Buckingham Palace jobs until 1960s: report MORE says Prince Harry told her it was not the queen or the Duke of Edinburgh who wondered what his child's skin color might be. 

During an interview with Winfrey that was published Sunday evening, Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, revealed she was told by Harry of conversations among the royals of "how dark [her baby's] skin might be."

"This went on for the last few months of our pregnancy, where I'm going, 'hold on a second,' " Meghan said.


Winfrey told CBS News on Monday morning that Harry did not "share the identity with me but he wanted to make sure I knew, and if I had an opportunity to share it, that it was not his grandmother or grandfather that were part of those conversations." 

Winfrey said she pressed Harry about who was involved in those discussions but he declined to respond, according to the BBC

During the bombshell tell-all interview, Meghan and the prince expressed their displeasure with the prospect of their son not being given a security detail. 


"So he's not going to be a prince, but he needs to be safe," Meghan told Winfrey. "But if you're saying the title is what's going to affect their protection, we haven't created this monster machine around us in terms of clickbait and tabloid fodder. You've allowed that to happen, which means our son needs to be safe." 

The couple's son, Archie, was born in 2019. 

"I said to my team, the most important question to be answered here at the end of this show will be, 'why did they leave'?" Winfrey said of her sit-down with the royals. "And I think the stories of blindsiding the queen were very damaging to them and also hurtful because they understood clearly that there had been months and months of preparation."