She has also been quoted in 1986 as saying that she came from a "better background than anyone else who's married into the royal family since the war, excepting Prince Philip".
While it isn't clear whether or not the princess wore the brooch to deliberately insult the future princess, it is clear that this isn't the first time Princess Michael has been involved in some side-eye worthy behavior when it comes to race.
Princess Michael of Kent, wife of Queen Elizabeth's first cousin Prince Michael of Kent, arrived to the lunch at Buckingham Palace with a brooch that appeared to be a "blackamoor" jewelry that depicted a black person with a gold crown and crystals.
Her mother is African-American and her father is Caucasian. Hopefully, the rest of her experience wasn't as eyebrow-raising as it must have been when she met with Princess Michael.
It was the first time Meghan was meeting some of the distant Royal relatives, which was bound to be a nervous occasion. A source told the gossip news website that she vowed never to wear it again.
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.
"I travelled on African buses". And this is why, even if you want to call her a scheming prince-digger, I'm here for it.
Soon she will be forced to share Kensington Palace grounds-a small territory of the universe which the royals colonized and froze space-time somewhere between 1700 and 1950-with Prince Harry's fiancée of-gasp-the British colony of America. 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".
Markle told BBC she was disheartened by the racist responses to her relationship with Harry.