Last week, an "inside source" who is terrible at keeping secrets, let slip that Prince Harry has been dating Suits actress, Meghan Markle. Since then, the British media has been talking about her non-stop, but Prince Harry isn't happy with the "racial undertones" present in the media's coverage of their relationship.

In a statement released by Kensington Palace, the prince said that "a line has been crossed" in both the way the media is covering Markle, who identifies as biracial, and the offensive comments about her on social media.

"Some of this has been very public," the statement said. "The smear on the front page of a national newspaper; the racial undertones of comment pieces; and the outright sexism and racism of social media trolls and web article comments."


The statement went on to say that the prince "is worried about Ms. Markle's safety and is deeply disappointed that he has not been able to protect her."

"It's not right that a few months into a relationship with him that Ms. Markle should be subjected to such a storm," it continues.

The statement also said that Prince Harry is aware that the trolls of the internet will say that the media's coverage of Markle is "the price she has to pay" and that "it's all part of the game." To that, Kensington Palace says, "This is not a game—it is her life and his. He has asked for this statement to be issued in the hopes that those in the press who have been driving this story can pause and reflect before any further damage is done."


The moral of the story here? Let's all be nice to people even if they're famous and dating a prince.