Dame Susan Hussey apologizes to Ngozi Fulani after the Buckingham Palace incident
Mrs. Susan Hussey I apologized to Ms. Fulani incident For her behavior at a reception at Buckingham Palace last month.
Ex-lady-in-waiting late Queen Elizabeth II The founder of the nonprofit, Sistah Space, addressed the incident at a meeting at the palace on Dec. 16, Fulani and the palace confirmed in a joint statement.
“At this meeting, which was full of warmth and understanding, Ms. Susan offered her sincere apologies for the comments made and for the distress caused to Ms. Fulani,” the statement read. “Ms. Susan pledged to deepen her awareness of the sensitivities involved and is grateful for the opportunity to learn more about the issues in this field.”
The statement noted that Fulani, “who has unfairly received the most horrific torrent of abuse on social media and elsewhere, has accepted this apology and appreciates that there was no malice intent.”
In the statement, the royal families pledged to “continue their focus on inclusion and diversity, with an enhanced program of action that will expand knowledge and training programs, examine what can be learned from Sistah Space, and ensure that it reaches all members of their communities.”
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Now, it looks like both Fulani and Hase are looking forward to moving on.
“Both Ms. Fulani and Lady Susan now request that they be left in peace to rebuild their lives following an extremely traumatic period for both of them,” the statement continued. “They hope that their example will show a path to resolution that can be found through kindness, cooperation, and a condemnation of discrimination wherever it may be.”
Their wish, the statement added, is that “at the end of the United Nations’ 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, attention can now return to the important work that Sistah Space is doing in supporting women affected by domestic violence.”
According to the letter, King Charles IIIAnd the Queen Consort Camilla In addition, the additional royals “are fully informed and delighted that both parties have come to this welcome conclusion.”
Fulani was among the guests who attended a reception hosted by Camilla at Buckingham Palace on November 29 to discuss ongoing work to end violence against women and girls. After the Fulani event chirp that “one of the female staff, Mrs. SH, approached me, and moved my hair to see my name badge” and repeatedly asked her where she was from despite the Fulani telling her repeatedly that she was British.
The next day, Buckingham Palace confirmed that someone had resigned after making “very unfortunate comments” during the event. Spokesman Prince William And the Kate Middleton He also issued a statement clarifying that “racism has no place in our society” and that “comments are not acceptable”.
Following the release of the December 16 statement, the Sistah Space Instagram account shared the following message: “Thank you so much to everyone who has supported us through this difficult time and through the subsequent downfall. Especially those in the black community who have been directly impacted. Sending love to all.” .
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