‘Bridgerton’ Star Adjoa Andoh Decries British Royal Household As ‘Terribly White’

“Bridgerton” star Adjoa Andoh shocked followers together with her private views and racially-charged commentary throughout ITV’s Coronation protection on Sunday.

Andoh’s candid commentary left many viewers members in shock, together with fellow pundit Myleene Klass, who was seated proper subsequent to her. Klass appeared utterly bewildered, together with her mouth barely open and a shocked have a look at her face as Andoh spoke. “We now have gone from the wealthy variety of the Abbey to a really white balcony,” she stated. “I’m very struck by that.”

The actress, who performs “Girl Danbury” within the hit Netflix present, instantly brought about a wave of commentary on social media. Tom Bradby and Julie Etchingham have been out of digicam view throughout her daring evaluation of the Buckingham Palace balcony.

Andoh despatched extra shockwaves by way of the viewers with additional feedback.

“I’m additionally taking a look at these youthful generations and pondering: ‘What are the nuances that they may inhabit once they develop?’” she stated.

Her feedback sparked outrage amongst some Twitter customers, with many responding with feedback corresponding to “Why was she even invited on the BBC?” and “However they’re British. Think about complaining {that a} royal household in Africa is “terribly black.”

Others got here ahead to share their disdain for her commentary by merely writing, “Disgusting,” as Twitter consumer Cathy Morgan did. (RELATED: Child Rock Doesn’t Need ‘Snowflakes’ At His Live performance)

Andoh has since responded to the backlash by saying she “didn’t imply to upset anybody,” in line with The Mirror. A Twitter video of her rant has generated greater than 15.2 million views in lower than 24 hours.