Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been branded “extremely ridiculous” after being listed in the Ripple of Hope Award, a prestigious human rights achievement.
It has even baffled historians that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex were nominated for the award. Meanwhile, some royal fans and experts have expressed outrage and wondered why they were being awarded.
Kelly Kennedy, president of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, said Harry, Meghan, and the world’s “willingness to vocally change the narrative of racial justice and mental health” As my father once said, “It’s one of the essential and indispensable qualities for those who want to change the world, where change is the most painful.”
With this choice, the organization, named after the brother of U.S. President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, will honor the royal couple’s achievements through the non-profit Archwell Foundation.
But Professor David Nasaw, author of the Pulitzer Prize-nominated book The Patriarch about President Kennedy’s father, called their nominations “ridiculous.”
“I think it’s somewhere between sublimely ridiculous and blatantly ridiculous. It’s ridiculous,” he told the Mail on Sunday.
“If you look at past Robert Kennedy Award winners like Bill and Hillary Clinton, Nancy Pelosi, Bishop Desmond Tutu, you have to ask what Harry and Meghan are doing here. mosquito?
“What have they done in the name of God to deserve this? What percentage of Harry and Meghan’s wealth will be used for worthy purposes?”
He went on to say that Irish Catholic Kennedy patriarch Joseph would return to his grave to see his family branch “sticking to the British royal family”. rice field.
The Ripple of Hope Award winners will meet in New York City on December 6, just one week after Kate Middleton and Prince Meghan Williams arrived in Boston for this year’s Earthshot Awards ceremony.