Last week news broke that Prince Harry, 5th in line to the British throne is dating actress Meghan Markle.

35 year old Meghan is biracial and best known for her role in hit TV show “Suits”.

As news broke of their relationship Harry nor Meghan confirmed or denied the story…

Until today, when Harry confirmed Meghan is indeed his girlfriend in a press statement from Kensington Palace which condemned what he described as “abuse and harassment with racial undertones”.

He also expressed his frustration at not being able to protect her, saying,

It is not right that a few months into a relationship with him that Ms Markle should be subjected to such a storm.

Read the entire statement after the jump

Sounds like he really loves this girl! I hope he marries her, marrying a black (ish) girl would piss off the establishment and I’m here for it!

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