On Sunday, Prince William spoke out about the racist abuse of England soccer players after the team lost in the Euro 2020 final.
"I am sickened by the racist abuse aimed at England players after last night’s match," he shared on Twitter. "It is totally unacceptable that players have to endure this abhorrent behaviour. It must stop now and all those involved should be held accountable."
While his comments are much appreciated, many Meghan Markle fans are wondering where this support was when his own sister-in-law was facing racist attacks.
One person said he should have been as vocal and "sickened" by the abuse Meghan faced.
Another claimed that he gaslit Meghan and her experience in the royal family.
A different user commented that William is "sickened by racism ... just not against Meghan Markle or Archie."
This person had the perfect use of Viola Davis's classic SMH GIF to explain the prince's actions.
Finally, another person told Meghan, "too bad you are not a[n] England Football [player]."
In an interview with Oprah earlier this year, Meghan spoke about the racist abuse she's faced since entering the royal family.
Although no names were directly mentioned — she's too classy for that — she did lay out the sad details of her experiences.
"In those months when I was pregnant, all around this same time, so we have in tandem the conversation of 'He won't be given security. He's not going to be given a title,' and also concerns and conversations about how dark his skin might be when he's born," she told Oprah.
Hopefully, some of these criticisms will make their way past the palace gates and get to Prince William so he can start taking accountability for the issues in his own backyard.
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