Daniel Kaluuya poked fun at the royal family over the weekend in his Saturday Night Live debut, amid recent racism claims made against the monarchy.

London-born Kaluuya kicked off his opening monologue Saturday with a reference to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s bombshell interview, in which the Duchess of Sussex alleged the royals raised “concerns” over how dark son Archie’s skin might be.

“I know you’re hearing my accent and thinking, ‘Oh no, he’s not black, he’s British.’ Let me reassure you that I am black,” Kaluuya said. “I’m black and I’m British. Basically, I’m what the royal family was worried the baby would look like.”

Last month, Markle, 39, spoke candidly with friend Oprah Winfrey about her struggles as a royal. Among the bombshell revelations from the interview, Markle alleged that while she was pregnant with son Archie, there were “conversations about how dark his skin might be when he’s born”.

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