Prince William hit with backlash over "racist" war comments 3 months ago

Prince William hit with backlash over "racist" war comments

"He must apologise"

Prince William has been hit with outrage over comments he made about wars in Africa and Asia.

He made the comments during a visit to the Ukrainian Cultural Centre in London this week.

The future king claims it is normal to see war and bloodshed in Asia and Africa, but seeing the horrors unfold in Europe is supposedly unusual.

He told volunteers, "It's very alien to see this in Europe."

He continued, "We are all behind you."

Prince William and The Duchess of Cambridge were visiting the centre to learn about efforts being made to support Ukraine.

They praised "communities and organisations" in the UK for providing vital support to Ukrainians.

The royals also thanked volunteers for their efforts.


There have been calls for The Duke to apologise for the comments. However, he has yet to acknowledge the backlash.

Dr. Shola Mos-Shogbamimu said, "Prince William’s comments are deeply offensive. He must apologise."

"This future King of England parrots racist rhetoric shamelessly," he added.

Political strategist Atima Omara said Princess Diana visited Bosnia after their wars, but her son failed to acknowledge this.

"Wars happen in Europe. There were various different conflicts on the continent throughout the later 20th Century."

The daughter of Martin Luther King Jr's, Bernice King also called out the future king.

She said his comment was "horrific".

She tweeted: "European people ran roughshod over the continent of Africa pillaging communities, raping women, enslaving human beings.

"Colonizing for profit and power, stealing resources, causing generational devastation.

"And European nations continue to harm Africa."

The Duke of Cambridge has yet to respond to the backlash.

He also hasn't apologised for the comments despite the uproar.