The hearing demanded only one thing – the details of the scandals that occur within the walls of Buckingham Palace.
Documentary series directors always have a choice: distribute the most significant elements of filming evenly throughout the series, or save the most scandalous stuff for last.
Netflix, which had been promising its viewers a lot of revelations from Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle for more than a year, opted for the second option, and the first part of “Harry and Meghan”, which already accumulates a figure record for views, it turned out to be, by all accounts, “a recording of an interview with two sad people against the background of beautiful interiors.” Although, to be honest, there was still something exclusive about it: even if they weren’t the biggest Windsors, for the first time they were showing home video, letting operators with cameras into not only their homes, but also their daily lives, and everyone could see a real prince taking the most ordinary taxi, or his wife, the duchess, after a shower, with a towel on her head.
Everyone understood that it is unlikely that Netflix spent a lot of time and money to get similar evaluations of their work after the premiere of the remaining episodes. What’s more, Harry and Megan themselves, when announcing the documentary series, assured that they intended to tell many things on the screen about the history of their relationship and the reasons for their decision to break with the British royal family. But so much has already been written and filmed about the transformation of a second-rate actress into the wife of one of the most enviable suitors on the planet that the audience demanded only one thing – the details of the scandals taking place within the walls of Buckingham. . Palace. And in the second part of “Harry and Megan” there were a lot of such stories.
The couple insists that from the very beginning of their love affair, not only employees of the royal chambers, but also members of the royal family actively “leaked” various kinds of information about Harry and Megan to the British tabloids, seasoning with a good amount. fantasy and already scandalous facts. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are sure that this was done for a reason: Meghan Markle’s popularity eclipsed the glory of all other members of the royal family to such an extent that they decided to regain attention in a somewhat unusual way: by spreading negative information. about Megan.
Developing a theme raised in a scandalous interview the couple gave Oprah Winfrey last year, in the second part of “Harry and Meghan” the Sussexes decided to escalate a drop of tragedy to the size of a sea of blood. And in detailed detail, she described Megan’s suicidal thoughts, which reportedly haunted her almost all the time while she lived in London. The dukes blamed the same press for pushing her to suicide, as well as her palace employees, “who completely controlled Markle’s life and denied her the opportunity to seek professional psychological help.”
The late Queen Elizabeth II and this time the couple did not touch. But the current Prince of Wales, Harry’s older brother William, got the lion’s share. Not caring too much about appearances, Harry told the camera that upon learning of his desire to retire from his duties as a member of the royal family, William “shouted and yelled” and his father, now King Charles III, “said things” that she would never do it was true. ” But it was still impossible to do without the queen: Harry specifically noted that the grandmother who was present at this conversation “sat quietly and seemed to agree with everything she said to herself.”
loss of blood
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, making a living selling the most intimate stories of their lives, have already said that one of Meghan Markle’s pregnancies ended in a miscarriage. In the series, they decided to develop this topic even more actively, trying to find those responsible for what happened. And they blamed the same press for the loss of her son: they say that it was the newspapers that published Markle’s personal correspondence with her father, and this, according to the couple, caused the miscarriage.
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So, the premiere of “Harry and Megan” took place with a bang. The Sussexes received, according to various sources, about 100 million dollars for participation in the series, and the audience received a new helping of scandals and gossip from the lives of members of the British royal family.
Having received answers to some questions, viewers, biographers and critics stock up on new ones. In accusing your older brother and his wife of intruding too much on your privacy while sharing their secrets from the screen, don’t you give reasons, Harry, for similar reasons in your direction? Blaming the press for all your troubles, why do you, Megan and Harry, constantly mention only two or three tabloid tabloids, was the opinion of the “yellow” press really so important to you? Washing the bones of your grandmother, parents, brothers and sisters, you keep absolute silence about relations with other members of the royal family, why?