Princess Michael of Kent wears racist brooch to Buckingham Palace

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Princess Michael's representatives told TMZ that she's "very sorry and distressed" she wore the brooch.

Since then, headlines about her joining the Royal family and moving to London can be seen nearly anywhere.

Princess Michael's history of racist and racially insensitive behaviour added further to many people's impression that the brooch was making an unpleasant statement.

Princess Michael of Kent, who is married to the queen's first cousin, was criticized for wearing a blackamoor brooch in front of Meghan Markle, Prince Harry's fiancé, during a Christmas lunch at Buckingham Palace Wednesday.

Princess Michael of Kent wears racist brooch to Buckingham Palace

The royal, who is married to the Queen's cousin Prince Michael, was spotted wearing the item of jewellery as her auto arrived at Buckingham Palace.

Dolce & Gabbana faced backlash after featuring blackamoor designs in their 2013 Spring collection.

The former Suits star was seen attending the royal event earlier this week, however one of Harry's family has now issued a formal apology after she was seen wearing a controversial blackamoor brooch.

Princess Michael has faced controversies involving race before.

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It was the first time Meghan was meeting some of the distant Royal relatives, which was bound to be a nervous occasion. The publication also notes that this is not the Princess' first offence in the race department, she allegedly told a group of Black diners in NY to "go back to the colonies" in the year 2004.

The princess strongly denied the allegations, claiming she said that she would be "ready to go back to the colonies".

"I travelled on African buses.I wanted experiences from Cape Town to right up in northern Mozambique".

Neither Kensington or Buckingham Palace has released an official comment at this time.

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Markle is biracial, her mother is Black and her father is white. She also discussed her trip to Africa, saying, "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".

Prince Harry defended Meghan Markle previous year against gross media reporting out of England.

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