According to Random House, Prince Harry is finally ready to tell his story (I thought he did that with Oprah three times now?)
"I'm not writing this as a prince," say Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex.
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According to Random House, Prince Harry is finally ready to tell his story (I thought he did that with Oprah three times now?)
"I'm not writing this as a prince," say Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex.
|by Anonymous||reply 287||13 hours ago|
What a king
|by Anonymous||reply 1||Last Monday at 10:38 AM|
Thank goodness they’re finally getting the privacy they’ve wanted from the media.
|by Anonymous||reply 2||Last Monday at 10:41 AM|
Harry girl, take a seat.
|by Anonymous||reply 3||Last Monday at 10:41 AM|
Say what you will, but at least the Sussexes are striking while the iron is hot. Interest in the Windsors will plummet when (if?) The Queen dies and William and Harry become old and unattractive (which has already started to occur).
They're smart to cash in now.
|by Anonymous||reply 4||Last Monday at 10:43 AM|
So basically he wants to take down the monarchy because he doesn't William to be a bigger celebrity than he is.
|by Anonymous||reply 5||Last Monday at 10:43 AM|
Apparently this was announced today because the UK Government is Quietly changing the Regency Act to remove Harry as he is no longer resident in the UK.
|by Anonymous||reply 6||Last Monday at 10:45 AM|
The Brits are so petty.
|by Anonymous||reply 7||Last Monday at 10:48 AM|
Honestly, he would have a lot more credibility to me if he gave up his titles. Otherwise he's just a petulant "trust fund" kid trying to blackmail daddy for more money.
|by Anonymous||reply 8||Last Monday at 10:49 AM|
[quote] Interest in the Windsors will plummet when (if?) The Queen dies and William and Harry become old and unattractive (which has already started to occur).
I don't think that's true at all.
Interest in the Windsors will be high when the changeover inevitably comes: everyone will want to know how Charles handles being king, whether Camilla will even become queen, and how William and Kate will be as Prince and Princess of Wales.
Moreover, the Queen is 95 now, and her mother lived to 101. Let's say the current Queen lives to the same age (a likely bet). Prince George will be 13 then and just entering puberty, which will be very interesting for everyone: since he looks so much like his father now, he will probably be, like his father, a very handsome teenage boy when he (inevitably) attends secondary school.
Finally, many people think Harry's marriage will have collapsed by then, and he might very well be back on the marriage market.
Public fascination with the BRF is intrinsic to it. It's not the Queen herself who is so glamorous (she is a dutiful but dull and aged woman), but rather the institution of the monarchy itself. Just as with William before, and Charles before that, everyone in the English-speaking world will become interested in time with who George will marry when he gets older.
|by Anonymous||reply 9||Last Monday at 10:54 AM|
r4 But their not cashing in now but in 14 months when I suspect even more people will have entered the zone of couldn't give a f**k
He will I am sure being the blackmailer of sorts that he is try to use this book as leverage-Give me my own way on Lilibets christening, The Jubilee, more money , paid security etc and I will not include or reveal story x y z in my book. The royal family and their advisors would have been expecting this and game planned for it. In a broadbrush summary they will largely take the hit and move on like after the Oprah interview. I wonder if other people will also publish books like the women Harry is supposed to have been inappropriate with in the USA when doing military training? He can't spill beans about his experiences and expect nobody else in the world might not do the same to his detriment. What's good for the goose is good for the gander.
r7 Petty for not having someone as a counsellor of state or regent to a future head of state when they no longer live in that state and have trashed it? Few states would accept any comparable equivalent situation. Its logical and fair.
What is petty is having a trustful and crying publicly like a spoilt brat that Daddy won't give you anymore money.
|by Anonymous||reply 10||Last Monday at 10:55 AM|
He's hoping Charles will pay him not to write it, or excuse me, have it ghostwritten.
|by Anonymous||reply 11||Last Monday at 10:55 AM|
"My Perpetual Victimhood: Memories of a Poor Little Rich Boy," by Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex*
*Forbidden by You-Know-Who from Using My Rightful HRH Styling
|by Anonymous||reply 12||Last Monday at 10:56 AM|
If this gets published, it'll be a massive flop.
I think it's clear by now that nobody wants to hear Harry whinge about how hard his life has been, and how the trauma of not being given as much free luxuries as his brother has had affected his mental health.
|by Anonymous||reply 13||Last Monday at 10:57 AM|
It appears that Page Six leaked the story and it forced Random House to confirm it. Allegedly this wasn't going to be announced until next year.
Also Daily Mail is reporting that BP was set to annouce changes to the Regency Act (which would have barred Harry and his children from ever acting as Regent).
|by Anonymous||reply 14||Last Monday at 10:57 AM|
R13 It'll flop in the UK...in the US it'll do better I think.
|by Anonymous||reply 15||Last Monday at 10:59 AM|
r15 But he will still be an increasing irrelevance 12 months on after the books publication. The trajectory is inevitable.
|by Anonymous||reply 16||Last Monday at 11:00 AM|
So Harry isn't writing it....
|by Anonymous||reply 17||Last Monday at 11:01 AM|
Harry's titles were bestowed by The Queen. I agree with those who think he should give them up, but Her Majesty has to take them. To preemptively give them up wouldn't just be a breach of protocol, it could be personally hurtful.
|by Anonymous||reply 18||Last Monday at 11:02 AM|
R18 The Queen won't take them away but Harry should ask the Queen to put them in abeyance. Basically he'd still have them but he would no longer be allowed to use them.
|by Anonymous||reply 19||Last Monday at 11:04 AM|
Oh shit...some of Harry's former classmates are throwing dirt at him now LOL!
|by Anonymous||reply 20||Last Monday at 11:11 AM|
But I thought he said the Oprah interview was the final word on denigrating his family? Or is he finally realizing that his title and Royal connections are the only marketable commodities that he has.
|by Anonymous||reply 21||Last Monday at 11:16 AM|
R21 This will be the final, FINAL word.....until the divorce. Which makes me wonder, will they even still be together by the end of next year.
|by Anonymous||reply 22||Last Monday at 11:34 AM|
r21 I think he said that feeling confident his blackmail attempt would work. I reckon they thought the interview would result in the royal family offering them all sorts of goodies, riches and titles.
|by Anonymous||reply 23||Last Monday at 11:37 AM|
As soon as William's kids hit young adulthood (which will be here before you know it) all the attention will be on them and Harry and Meghan will be yesterday's news.
|by Anonymous||reply 24||Last Monday at 11:40 AM|
Well so much for Lilibet's baptism at Windsor........
|by Anonymous||reply 25||Last Monday at 11:44 AM|
The Brits are so UK-centric on this board. Harry didn't want his dad's money or his cottage or any of that. He and Meghan wanted to be Americans, to live the American dream...they had enough, told us why they left and so be it. If she had wanted it, she could have stayed and been like Kate but I can't, for the life of me, understand why anyone with a little bit of money and freedom would want to tie themselves down for life like that. I would kill myself. No wonder Diana went mad and Fergie got through it drunk or high. Most of my gym friends said they didn't know what she was thinking. Giving up an independent life to live like that? Can't even have a bite when you want or turn on the light as you please, according to Fergie.
|by Anonymous||reply 26||Last Monday at 11:44 AM|
Why isn't anyone groaning at the the prospect of the next inevitable development???? HER memoir.
|by Anonymous||reply 27||Last Monday at 11:48 AM|
R26 LMAO maybe because it's the British Royal Family? Also 99%.9 of the forum is dominated by American perspectives so bugger off.
|by Anonymous||reply 28||Last Monday at 11:51 AM|
If Harry and Meghan "wanted to be Americans, to live the American dream", r26, then job ONE would have been to drop their titles.
Meanwhile, they complain about having not enough titles, she puts her title rather than her name on the spine of her book, and he is so title-focused that he filled out Lilibuck's birth certificate improperly, avoiding all mention of his forenames entirely.
|by Anonymous||reply 29||Last Monday at 11:51 AM|
Harry says he is donating the proceeds to charity.
|by Anonymous||reply 30||Last Monday at 11:59 AM|
[quote]Most of my gym friends said they didn't know what she was thinking. Giving up an independent life to live like that?
Because she was a never-was actress who was looking at 40 and things were only going to go downhill for her. She was never going to get really famous and a posh lifestyle otherwise.
|by Anonymous||reply 31||Last Monday at 12:00 PM|
So after the silly Scobie book, the Oprah interview, the Dax Shepherd interview, the endless leaks ...
Harry has something to tell us.
|by Anonymous||reply 32||Last Monday at 12:01 PM|
R30 = Archewell
|by Anonymous||reply 33||Last Monday at 12:01 PM|
r26 Oh really because the fact they want British royal titles for themselves and for their children to be titled as British Prince and Princess kind of contradicts that statement. You are also ignoring, perhaps intentionally that they wanted a half in half out arrangement and not just to be americans and were quite miffed when denied. The new invention by some of their fanclub they made this offer because they wanted to be kind and help the royal family out with duties is frankly nonsense at its kindest and bull at its least kind.
There's a reason they are trying to rewrite history about Initially asking for half in half out arrangement and that's because it undermines and contradicts their new narrative.
|by Anonymous||reply 34||Last Monday at 12:01 PM|
The brass balls of them to want their son to be titles as a prince when he would have nothing to do with Britain, grow up in California and basically be a celebutard like Brody Jenner was shameless. It would've been an insult to the British people and cheapened the Monarchy.
As the Jews say, "that takes chutzpah!"
|by Anonymous||reply 35||Last Monday at 12:04 PM|
Yeah it will probably happen, R27 but only, I imagine, after a year or two of "marriage trouble" speculation on the cover of every tabloid magazine, followed by the bitter divorce and her re-emergence as her "brave struggle" is revealed.
|by Anonymous||reply 36||Last Monday at 12:05 PM|
Rewrite his ultra-cringe announcement quote, should the urge take you, here:
|by Anonymous||reply 37||Last Monday at 12:06 PM|
This will likely backfire (as the Oprah interview did) in the UK particularly given it's coming out during the Queen's jubilee.
|by Anonymous||reply 38||Last Monday at 12:10 PM|
Not as the Prince he was born, but as the Prince he refuses to stop reminding us all he still is.
|by Anonymous||reply 39||Last Monday at 12:24 PM|
Harry's a moron. I thought Meghan was smart but apparently not.
|by Anonymous||reply 40||Last Monday at 12:27 PM|
R37 - " I'm writing this not as the prince I was born but the cad I have become"
|by Anonymous||reply 41||Last Monday at 12:33 PM|
R37 - "I'm NOT writing this as a prince or a man".
|by Anonymous||reply 42||Last Monday at 12:34 PM|
More Sussex fuckery. So tiring. He’s writing the book as the prince he was born as bc he won’t give up the fucking title, even though Americans don’t recognize princely titles.
|by Anonymous||reply 43||Last Monday at 12:46 PM|
Obsessive-Compulsive Klan Granny Royals Thread #24,288,653
|by Anonymous||reply 44||Last Monday at 12:56 PM|
No one is taking down the monarchy, including Ha6, who by now has a pretty good idea that nothing he and Meghan claim has done it. What's more, they can now see that all their attacks have made the Queen and the Cambridges look good.
All Harry is interested in is milking every last drop of money out of his royal status before the balloon goes completely flat.
He hasn't a thing to tell anyone that is any more vicious or dishonest than what he and Meghan have already lobbed, and the monarchy hasn't budged.
They need every penny they can lay their hands on. That's all. This was just the logical Next Thing.
We'll all be afflicted with them for the foreseeable future, because public exposure is the air they must breathe in order to live lives with any context.
On my the venue changed: the basic rationale for their lives didn't.
No one really cares what they actually say any longer, unless they accuse William of boiling bunnies for breakfast in front of his kids, and will care even less so in 2022.
But they have to keep talking, or, like the shark who has to keep moving, they'll die.
The Windsors are moving on, clearly freezing the two of them out gradually but inexorably.
The Harkles will keep trying to pretend that they haven't become irrelevant to the Windsors.
None of it will matter much.
|by Anonymous||reply 45||Last Monday at 12:59 PM|
So, not content with worrying his beloved grandfather right up to his death, the Prince of Hearts is going to spoil his honoured grandmother’s Jubilee year too.
Remember everyone, “Be kind!”
|by Anonymous||reply 46||Last Monday at 12:59 PM|
^*only the venue has changed.
|by Anonymous||reply 47||Last Monday at 1:00 PM|
Here's how Random House describes Harry: "Prince Harry is one of the most fascinating and influential global figures of our time".
Yes. His Royal Highness is right up there with Barack Obama, Nelson Mandela and Kim Kardashian.
|by Anonymous||reply 48||Last Monday at 1:21 PM|
Will he talk about wearing a Nazi uniform.
|by Anonymous||reply 49||Last Monday at 1:24 PM|
I'm glad for one Harry's finally telling his story....it's been days since we've heard from him.
|by Anonymous||reply 50||Last Monday at 1:48 PM|
[quote] The Brits are so UK-centric on this board.
You would expect they would be either Iceland-centric or Azerbaijan-centric.
|by Anonymous||reply 51||Last Monday at 1:59 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 52||Last Monday at 2:01 PM|
You're not a Klan Granny if you take shots at the dictionary definition of white privilege who called a soldier "my Paki friend," said killing Afghanis utilized his videogame skills and dressed as a Nazi for Halloween.
|by Anonymous||reply 53||Last Monday at 2:15 PM|
Chapter 1: Mummy
Chapter 2: Father and the Wicked Witch
Chapter 3: Mummy (i.e Diana, who died. She was my mum, you know. And she died)
Chapter 4: Child Progeny: how to spend £500,000, and somehow get an Art A level.
Chapter 5: Life in Uniform: my night in the German Afrika Korps.
Chapter 6: the Taliban: my part in their downfall.
Chapter 7: Meghan: princess of hearts, finder of freedom.
Chapter 8: life on the Breadline: Down and out in California, with nothing but a £20 million trust fund.
Chapter 9: The private me: protecting my privacy, as told to Netflix, Oprah, Corden, Goldman Sachs, Omid Scooby-Doo…
Chapter 10: William: My part in his downfall (hopefully, if I can persuade enough people to buy this rubbish)
|by Anonymous||reply 54||Last Monday at 2:17 PM|
I'm writing this not as the prince I was born but as Meghan's ventriloquist dummy.
|by Anonymous||reply 55||Last Monday at 2:25 PM|
I hope he doesn't leave out the kinky rough stuff with the San Diego sex workers.
|by Anonymous||reply 56||Last Monday at 2:54 PM|
Nothing would please me more than to see his book be received with mass indifference.
|by Anonymous||reply 57||Last Monday at 4:00 PM|
[quote]"I'm not writing this as a prince," say Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex.
I'm writing it as a spoiled, spiteful malevolent brat out to stomp on every square inch of my family with my fallacies, exaggerations and outright lies. Oh and to make my puppetmaster wife look positive, if that's even possible.
|by Anonymous||reply 58||Last Monday at 4:09 PM|
When you live in a $14 million mansion in Montecito, don't have to work a real job and every one of your needs are met and you complain about ANYTHING you can fuck right off.
|by Anonymous||reply 59||Last Monday at 4:31 PM|
This book will spawn 1000 DM articles and DL threads.
|by Anonymous||reply 60||Last Monday at 4:34 PM|
He apparently "scrambled" to call the family and tell them right after Page Six broke the news online - and only moments before Penguin responded to the PS leak by publishing a confirmation of the story on twitter.
|by Anonymous||reply 61||Last Monday at 4:44 PM|
R60 remember when!
|by Anonymous||reply 62||Last Monday at 4:47 PM|
It must be obvious to the RF that while taking the "high road" is admirable in this circumstance it is no longer possible. Rather than face the Harry problem head-on the RF lives in hope that things will improve. They are so petrified of the "R" card being used against them they refuse to do anything. Well, guess what? Harry and Meghan did use the R card against them. They did spill their guts before a world wide audience in which they disparaged the UK, the institution, and Harry's family. They haven't slowed down one iota. They continue to disparage the RF. The situation is untenable. TQ now has to act. Bring in the duly elected government and Prime Minister and hand off the Harry file to them. The Prime Minister can make the announcement that Parliament has decided to revoke all titles and privileges and remove Harry and his children from the line of succession. Harry and Meghan will squawk but they are going to squawk anyway. Make a clean break and make clear that Harry in no way shape or form speaks for the UK or the UK's head of state. Enough. End this farce once and for all.
|by Anonymous||reply 63||Last Monday at 4:50 PM|
He said it will be wholly truthful, so that means Meghan will have no part in writing it.
|by Anonymous||reply 64||Last Monday at 4:55 PM|
R63 It's believed the government has already begun work (quietly) on barring Harry from being a Regent or Counsellor of State.
|by Anonymous||reply 65||Last Monday at 4:57 PM|
r64 They both struggle with truth and reality.
|by Anonymous||reply 66||Last Monday at 5:34 PM|
How long is he going to keep talking about his tales of woe as a member of the Royal Family? He can't dine out on that forever.
|by Anonymous||reply 67||Last Monday at 5:36 PM|
He'll be on The View to promote it. Where else?
|by Anonymous||reply 68||Last Monday at 5:56 PM|
Being truthful and being complete are two different things.
|by Anonymous||reply 69||Last Monday at 6:02 PM|
[quote]You're not a Klan Granny if you take shots at the dictionary definition of white privilege who called a soldier "my Paki friend," said killing Afghanis utilized his videogame skills and dressed as a Nazi for Halloween.
But you bloody fucking well are if you're taking racist pot shots at Meghan 3 seconds later. Which 99.2% of you cunts are.
|by Anonymous||reply 70||Last Monday at 6:07 PM|
For a gold digger like La Markle, $20M after taxes is nothing! Who would have that that the crazy step-sister Samantha was right on having her number all along!
Megan ain't got no silk lined pussy. What's her trick? I think Harry belongs in the famous men who have been rimmed. She must be servicing his ginger hole on the regular. No royal has been rimmed that good since Simpson Wallis tongued her way to the royal gold.
|by Anonymous||reply 71||Last Monday at 6:08 PM|
The Aussies ain't having it.
|by Anonymous||reply 72||Last Monday at 6:48 PM|
A fitting title for all the Sussex hating loons that post in your threads OP.
|by Anonymous||reply 73||Last Monday at 6:53 PM|
When will Charlie slap down this lil bugger by leaking the vid of the Vegas orgy he paid big quid to buy back?
|by Anonymous||reply 74||Last Monday at 6:59 PM|
Boy, THIS will really "heal the rift" between him and his father and brother! Anyway, he's not going to "write" anything. Somebody else will do it for him. He's such an ass. He should shut the fuck up, he just continuously makes things worse for himself (except for all that money, of course).
|by Anonymous||reply 75||Last Monday at 7:23 PM|
99% of the population would be happy as a pig in shit if they had Harry's lifestyle.
|by Anonymous||reply 76||Last Monday at 7:50 PM|
I keep wondering when Charles and William will just tell him enough is enough and he's cut off for good. No attending Granny's funeral (except as a private citizen at the gates with the rest of the commoners), nor to either of their coronations; no more money whatsoever from them; no more lodging at the royal homes and palaces. No more of the title of "Duke of Sussex" the moment the Queen dies. No more royal privileges or entitlements for Harry or Meghan ever again.
I would not hold it against them at this point if they took those steps.
|by Anonymous||reply 77||Last Monday at 8:09 PM|
Do those two have any celebrity friends yet, besides Oprah?
I'm actually curious... do the rich bastards of SoCal think enough of those two twats to actually socialize with them...
|by Anonymous||reply 78||Last Monday at 9:11 PM|
[quote] Do those two have any celebrity friends yet, besides Oprah?
They did, but some of them dumped them, like George and Amal Clooney.
Most celebrities do not want to be persona non grata with the rest of the BRF, and that's what being friends with them means.
I am amazed Oprah took their side because she has always been obsessed with the Queen and the other royals--but there is no putting that toothpaste back in the tube at this point.
|by Anonymous||reply 79||Last Monday at 9:22 PM|
Harry and Meghan still have Sir Elton John, although I bet that's cost him his friendship with Will and Kate.
|by Anonymous||reply 80||Last Monday at 9:23 PM|
Random House is reportedly paying Harry an advance of $20 million.
I hope the book flops. Harry is a piece of shit and a liar as we've seen the past few months. And so is his wife.
|by Anonymous||reply 81||Last Monday at 10:10 PM|
Strip them of their titles. We don't use titles in America.
|by Anonymous||reply 82||Last Monday at 10:15 PM|
Do they, r79?
Lady Furnish has got Sir Elton into scrapes he was not remotely interested in BEFORE
|by Anonymous||reply 83||Last Tuesday at 1:40 AM|
He's finally "telling the truth", is he?
There are a number of Royal Correspondents who have been chomping at the bit for over a decade to tell the actual truth, Harry.
|by Anonymous||reply 84||Last Tuesday at 2:24 AM|
Does Harry identify as a woman?
|by Anonymous||reply 85||Last Tuesday at 2:51 AM|
R63 It's a nice thought but a fantasy. To persuade Parliament to remove Harry from the succession, Harry would have to had been caught plotting a coup against the monarchy or raising an army against Britain or selling state secrets to Putin. And Harry doesn't know any state secrets, only the Queen does, and she'd hardly have shared them with William, let alone Harry.
Harry wants attention and money and he's getting both this way. The racism card is shot already, the family have likely accepted that the Harkles will be a pain in the arse for the foreseeable, but no more than a pain in the arse.
Especially as, for all their efforts at outraged victimhood, the Harkles seem to have a gift for making fools of themselves. They get attention but they are taken less seriously with every increasingly boring whingefest.
The one big mistake the Queen made was not taking their HRHs and the Sussex title as soon as they left. She had to know they were going to commercialise the monarchy to make their living, and that eventually there would be no realistic way to stop them.
If she'd taken the titles and HRHs, the two nasty little cunts could still have made quite a thing of their FORMER status. It's not as if the American media would ne particularly exacting and would still be calling them by their titles.
But at least the Queen would have, and should have, nailed home that there's a price for betraying Queen's gifts.
Sentimental old Brit queen that I am (I know, none of you ever guessed), I cherish an intractable fondness and respect for HM. But some part if me Hope's she dies before the Platinum Jubilee gets rolling, so that Charles's mercifully brief reign can start, and William, the family Strong Man, starts exerting far more power over his legendarily influenceable and hapless father.
|by Anonymous||reply 86||Last Tuesday at 3:43 AM|
I find Prince Harry to be one of the most nauseating figures in public life today. He is incredibly stupid but thinks he's smart (it's always so cringeworthy when he talks about his fears of "history repeating itself", as if he's some far-seeing sage). He is absolutely nothing without his family - just an ugly halfwit- but thinks that, completely apart from his family background, he has something of value to say. He's always denouncing his family and the principle of privilege but then lists his surname as "His Royal Highness".
There is no measure that could be taken against Harry that I would find excessive.
|by Anonymous||reply 87||Last Tuesday at 3:43 AM|
^*some part of me hopes (not Hope's)
|by Anonymous||reply 88||Last Tuesday at 3:45 AM|
r84 Wonder if they'll tell the truth about his military years?
|by Anonymous||reply 89||Last Tuesday at 4:09 AM|
Just catching up here. Surely it's been noted that published accounts claim Harry will donate "proceeds" to charity. Not "THE proceeds." Not "ALL proceeds."
|by Anonymous||reply 90||Last Tuesday at 4:19 AM|
I'll read this. But only as a library loan.
|by Anonymous||reply 91||Last Tuesday at 4:21 AM|
I can't wait to see this in the three shelf remainder book section at the dollar store!
|by Anonymous||reply 92||Last Tuesday at 4:38 AM|
I hate to say it but it'll probably be a decent read, judging from the Agassi book (which I read). A certain type of "tortured soul" memoir. Harry may not have Andre's talent or accomplishments, but he certainly has a colorful story.
|by Anonymous||reply 93||Last Tuesday at 4:44 AM|
Harry says he doesn't need permission from the Queen to write his memoirs. Technically, this is true but I think that's his special way of saying that he didn't inform her BEFORE the news broke. He's a cad.
|by Anonymous||reply 94||Last Tuesday at 4:48 AM|
Piers Morgan weighs in.
|by Anonymous||reply 95||Last Tuesday at 4:52 AM|
“I’m writing this not as the prince I was born but as the cunt I have become.”
|by Anonymous||reply 96||Last Tuesday at 5:03 AM|
Why, oh why do the BRF not insist on NDAs for newly incoming family members? Every single person marrying in, to someone descended from the current monarch, needs to ordered to sign this. Especially those marrying working senior royals; no NDA, no place in the family, PERIOD.
Taking a step further, the blood family members who grow up to be working royals should also have to sign these, when they reach majority age. Otherwise, no BRF-related family perks. Call it a requirement of the job in the modern age. It would head off a lot of this type of drama.
For those who say there's no precedent: it's been rumored that the wealthy and highly famous have already begun quietly doing this in their own families. Rich UK movie and rock stars, esp those with many children by various partners who would have cause for disgruntlement, allegedly do this.
|by Anonymous||reply 97||Last Tuesday at 5:07 AM|
Harry probably deeply (deeply) regrets his choices and to deal with that, he has to convince himself (and us) that royal life and all its perks was actually awful and terrible and he's lucky to be away.
Not buying it, Harry.
|by Anonymous||reply 98||Last Tuesday at 5:12 AM|
Charity begins at home R30
|by Anonymous||reply 99||Last Tuesday at 5:30 AM|
R89 Can anyone not believe he won't start beating up the Missus? And she won't use that in the divorce?
|by Anonymous||reply 100||Last Tuesday at 5:53 AM|
r94 He really does like a spoilt brattish teenager .He hasn't emotionally matured beyond the rebellious stage. Stunted.
|by Anonymous||reply 101||Last Tuesday at 6:04 AM|
r99 —The Duche$$ of $u$$ex
|by Anonymous||reply 102||Last Tuesday at 7:08 AM|
B. U. M. P.
|by Anonymous||reply 103||Last Tuesday at 8:08 AM|
Has Meghan announced when she plans to assume the throne?
|by Anonymous||reply 104||Last Tuesday at 8:20 AM|
2022 marks the 25th anniversary of Diana's death....great marketing tie in there.
|by Anonymous||reply 105||Last Tuesday at 8:22 AM|
Has Meghan announced her endorsement deal with Weight Watcher yet?
"Being a Queen can be stressful, and it's hard to eat sensibly when the entire world is racist. Luckily, there's Weight Watchers."
|by Anonymous||reply 106||Last Tuesday at 8:24 AM|
The famewhoring couple has already had a self-serving book written for them by their public mouthpiece, Omid Scobie. They’ve done the Oprah interview and said that’s the last word. Now they, and you know it’s not just Harry “writing it”, have written a memoir to set the record straight AGAIN. The next would certainly have to be reality show. This is how inflated Harry and Meghan’s egos are, they think we need to be bombarded constantly about what victims they are while trading in on Royal titles/ connections. We need to be reminded of how interesting they are as humanitarians living amongst fellow elites in cloistered, rich-people-land. They think we should be subjected to truth bombs that are nothing more than vindictiveness born out of the pair’s rage and narcissistic need for attention.
|by Anonymous||reply 107||Last Tuesday at 8:55 AM|
"You don’t need to be blessed with a particularly brilliant memory to recall that when Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced they were leaving the royal family, they said that they were motivated in large part by a desire for greater privacy.
Indeed, on one of the temporary websites they set up to keep their fanbase apprised of their transition, they spoke of their wish to remove “the supposed ‘public interest’ justification for media intrusion into their lives.”
One has to wonder how Harry and Meghan are able to resolve the tension between that stated desire and the incredibly high profile they have maintained ever since their departure from the royal family, culminating in the news Monday that Prince Harry is to publish “an intimate and heartfelt memoir.”" --Daily Beast
One has to wonder?
|by Anonymous||reply 108||Last Tuesday at 8:58 AM|
I don't think there will be much more BRF bashing; according to the statement he released (quoted in the link at R61), it's going to be full of his great insights gained by being an orphan, an unwilling royal, a toy soldier, a husband to a social climber with a black mother, and a father. That ghostwriter and the editor better be good or it's going to be a cringey classic on par with Finding Freedom.
|by Anonymous||reply 109||Last Tuesday at 10:25 AM|
Given how awful Scobie's book was, my expectations are in the sub basement
|by Anonymous||reply 110||Last Tuesday at 10:29 AM|
He's an orphan? That's weird since William isn't.
|by Anonymous||reply 111||Last Tuesday at 10:30 AM|
He’s an orphan in his own twisted, vindictive mind, maybe part of his fantasy even. Even his stans have to admit the couple never wanted any privacy, in fact quite the opposite. They want to invade their own privacy then blame all of their personal failures, defects, and shortcomings on family and everyone else.
|by Anonymous||reply 112||Last Tuesday at 10:41 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 113||Last Tuesday at 10:42 AM|
Is R113's self-promoting "comedian" also does comedy routines about the uselessness of mask mandates, and how England isn't racist.
So that certainly clocks with these stupid threads.
|by Anonymous||reply 114||Last Tuesday at 10:51 AM|
R114 I've only watched his Harry videos, which are spot on
|by Anonymous||reply 115||Last Tuesday at 10:52 AM|
R112 they don't want privacy, they want adulation, no criticism. They're like Trump.
|by Anonymous||reply 116||Last Tuesday at 11:08 AM|
Was it Meghan or someone else who is alleged to have said that but for a single plane crash the Sussexes would end up on the throne?
|by Anonymous||reply 117||Last Tuesday at 11:26 AM|
Meghan...who offers to pack their bags!!
|by Anonymous||reply 118||Last Tuesday at 11:30 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 119||Last Tuesday at 12:08 PM|
I think the tabloids are, again, as bad as the Harkles themselves. There's Dan Wootton bawling that this is The End for Harry and his blood family - already they're predicting ugly stuff in the book about Camilla . . . I seriously doubt Harry has anything of the kind in mind. The RF bashing hasn't really done him any favours, all he wants is so much money that he never has to do much thinking about anything ever again, including whether Papa is going to cut him out of the Will.
Are the family disgusted? Sure. They're also well rid of the Harkles, although the price must seem a bit steep at times.
I agree with poster upthread that Harry's own announcement makes it (alarmingly) clear that he's planning a self-worshipful book to impress the world with his enlightened maturity and egalitarianism ("No matter where we come from, we have more in common . . .!" Translation: buy this because of my royal name, I know you wouldn't otherwise, but, really, social status doesn't matter, even as I, a functionally illiterate dullard, take $20 million to the bank because of the Prince I was born!").
They were headed down this path before the Queen gave them permission to marry. She took a chance on them as a couple, gambled, and lost. But over the years, it will, I think, become apparent that not too much was lost.
The book won't overshadow the Platinum Jubilee.
The Palace probably has some nice contingency plans in place for suing Harry's arse to the wall or exposing Meghan's bullying ways or even better, her sex tape . . .
If they don't, they're fools and don't deserve the throne.
The tabs make bank on the Harkles and their "feud" with the BRF. The Harkles make bank on their connection to the BRF and the tabs helping keep that before the public. Little to choose between there.
William and Kate will go on their way, ranking high up in the popularity polls (that latest you.gov poll is amusing, to say the least), headed toward the throne.
Big funeral for the Queen, Charles then spending years trying to look as if he belongs on it and pretending not to know or care that everyone is treating his son and heir like the real Sovereign . . .
The only thing remarkable about Harry and Meghan is their great good fortune, given their astounding lack of genuine likability, intelligence, or talent.
Yes, they'll get rich. It's too bad, but worse people have gotten rich in this shitty world.
If I had a genie with a lamp, I'm not sure who I would get rid of first: the Harkles or the tabloids.
I suppose I could waste two of three wishes on both, but . . .
|by Anonymous||reply 120||Last Tuesday at 12:10 PM|
This is what TQ has to grasp. It is no longer a "private family matter" when Harry's actions affect the UK/CW. It has gone past a family matter into the realm of government intervention. If TQ is unwilling or unable to take the necessary steps to deal with Harry then the government must. Yes, she conferred titles on Harry's and now she must take them away. This must be made clear to her. The monarchy is constitutional not absolute. Harry has not only insulted his family and the institution he has insulted the British people and that is where the line was crossed. The monarchy only exists with the consent of the people and the people want the titles removed. Harry and Meghan are not going to get any worse than what they are. The Prime Minister can make the announcement.
|by Anonymous||reply 121||Last Tuesday at 12:16 PM|
r121 Did you mean they are ONLY going to get worse rather than not worse?
|by Anonymous||reply 122||Last Tuesday at 12:27 PM|
Will brilliant little Archie be reading the audiobook?
|by Anonymous||reply 123||Last Tuesday at 12:41 PM|
R121 insulting the monarchy isn't grounds for treason any longer. MPs in the House have done it. The government wants nothing to do with this. And, in fact, has already punted back to the Queen on the matter of titles. Parliament only comes into it if the line of succession is to be changed.
The RF is treating Harry like the tiresome brat he is. Doing anything else, especially re the government, will only serve to elevate what is essentially a spasm of adolescent spite into something important.
In an odd way, it would finally show Harry that He Really Matters!
When the best thing is to keep showing him how little he matters.
It's the only bit of the BRF's strategy that I really agree with.
|by Anonymous||reply 124||Last Tuesday at 12:44 PM|
Both the government and the Royal Family have to tread carefully on this. If they treat Meghan, Harry, Merchie and Lilibucks at all harshly (even though that is exactly what H&M deserve), the entire media class is waiting to pounce on them for being racist towards the first royals "of colour" (yes, these people really think that 90%-white Archie and Lili are "people of colour"),
|by Anonymous||reply 125||Last Tuesday at 12:48 PM|
Entire media class r125 ? Most of the UK newspapers loathe these pretentious hypocrites.
|by Anonymous||reply 126||Last Tuesday at 12:50 PM|
R125 I agree with you that the RF and Government have to be careful right now but not for the reason you think. The truth is, we will have no idea what is in the book until extracts are published shortly before publication in 2022. We're all expecting it to be a bombshell attack (which it probably will be) but what if it isn't as bad as the royals fear? If they react now it makes them look afraid, guilty, or petulant. The best course of action is stay calm, carry on. 2022 is a long time off and who knows what will transpire between now and then.
|by Anonymous||reply 127||Last Tuesday at 12:56 PM|
I'm talking about the BBC and the Guardian, the media that matter to the people who make decisions. Also the ones who see themselves and their class/bubble as being separate from the rest of Britain, which a Sun journalist (e.g.) is much less likely to do. Much of the cultural changes that have taken place in Britain in the past few decades were opposed by the people and several major news organs but that didn't matter.
|by Anonymous||reply 128||Last Tuesday at 12:58 PM|
R127 - that's a valid point, that it would make the RF look rash to act right now. However, I do think that the main motivation for letting Harry and Meghan get away with shit until now has been fear of the race card being yet again brandished, and that will remain the main motivation between now and when the book is actually published.
|by Anonymous||reply 129||Last Tuesday at 1:01 PM|
R128 was for R126, obvi.
|by Anonymous||reply 130||Last Tuesday at 1:01 PM|
r128 I'm not sure The Guardian matters to the people who make decisions ie a right wing tory government.
|by Anonymous||reply 131||Last Tuesday at 1:03 PM|
The right-wing Tories who brought in same-sex marriage and who failed to meet their own immigration target every year? The Tories are economic conservatives and nothing more (not passing judgment either way, just stating things as they are) and any appearance of defying the liberal consensus in their circles in London is pure window-dressing.
|by Anonymous||reply 132||Last Tuesday at 1:08 PM|
The BBC is carefully respectful of the monarchy. It has to be. The rest are scavengers. The Harkles are disliked in the UK and most UK media manage to throw quite a bit of shade even whilst seeing just to be reporting the latest.
The Attack The Racist RF! tactic had been peculiarly unsuccessful in the UK. The RF seem to slide away remarkably quickly.
For the monarchy, only the UK opinon counts. Oprah and Gayle and CNN mean nothing.
For the Harkles, "bringing down the monarchy" is to kill the goose that lays the golden egg: their own royal status.
They just need to milk it periodically.
|by Anonymous||reply 133||Last Tuesday at 1:14 PM|
r132 I think you are oversimplifying. They go against the Liberal consensus on trans rights and Liberal consensus doesn't support their plans to process refugees abroad. The Guardian does not worry the government or greatly affect their thinking on policy.
|by Anonymous||reply 134||Last Tuesday at 1:35 PM|
Tories are like blue dog Democrats. New Labour was like slightly left-of-center Democrats. LibDems are dead. UKIP is like MAGATs but with tiny numbers.
I'm wondering how Harry is living in the US. When would a green card have been processed? Being married to a US citizen doesn't grant him right of abode. Is he claiming diplomatic immunity which, as a non-working royal, he can't justify. I'm thinking the State Dept may eventually decide they don't want him here taking potshots at the Queen who is Head of State.
|by Anonymous||reply 135||Last Tuesday at 1:56 PM|
Royal "insiders" saying the Queen might now withdraw the Harkles' Jubilee invitation
|by Anonymous||reply 136||Last Tuesday at 2:11 PM|
The Queen and the Royal Family have already won the only battle that matters. The Queen, William and Kate, and even Edward and Sophie are all respected and liked by the UK public. Even Charles and Camilla are accepted, if not loved. Harry and Meghan are despised by those who most support the Royals, and get support only from those who would like to scrap the monarchy anyway. The future of the monarchy is secure, despite Harry’s attempts in the oprah interview to shame his family into giving in to his every whim.
I expect the book will contain more of the same tone-deaf story of Harry’s unearned privilege, and insatiable desire for more honours, cash and status for him and his family. We’ll be regaled with stories of his great evolved spirit in marrying a black woman, and ugly insinuations about the “racism” of his family and the British public (conveniently forgetting the delight felt across the nation at the time of his marriage).
We’ve heard this before. I’m sure he’ll tell the story of Diana, in his own self-serving way and in the process invading the privacy of at least Charles and William, who will be unwilling and unable to respond.
Harry’s poor education (and allegations of cheating) which cost at least £500,000, his miraculous acceptance as a trainee helicopter pilot with such poor exam results, his drug taking and his Nazi uniform and racist statements will be glossed over or excused. And the public will read all this nonsense in the tabloids which Harry and Meghan have declared war on. His story will be reported, and forgotten within a week.
Harry and Meghan have turned themselves into an irrelevance, and the Royal Family currently have an effective strategy which will keep them that way. They depend on the Palace fighting back: it’s the only way they can generate publicity.
The Queen would be wise to stick to her current strategy. When the book appears, release a very similar version of the Oprah statement. Declare that *recollections may vary”, deny them further publicity, and move on.
|by Anonymous||reply 137||Last Tuesday at 2:37 PM|
The top headline on the Daily Mail right now (the all caps are theirs, not mine):
"QUEEN CANCELS HARRY"
|by Anonymous||reply 138||Last Tuesday at 2:45 PM|
Turns out that none of Harry's 20 million advance is included in "the proceeds" he has pledged to give "to charity".
In order for there to even be any proceeds, the book will have to make more than $20 Million dollars. Anything after that number are considered "proceeds".
Do we think this book will really make more than $20 million?
I don't see it.
|by Anonymous||reply 139||Last Tuesday at 2:56 PM|
Sorry but anything the Royals do that is retaliatory adds oxygen to fire and lets the Harkles dominate headlines. Harry will make a fool of himself as he always does. Only Oprah and dying chick magazines will climb aboard.
The right in the US hates Harry for dissing Trump and epitomizing the limousine liberals of their dreams. The left feels as if they have like Harry because the right hates him and Meghan is a victim of racism,. The truth is that Covid, the assault on voting, global warming, cyber terrorism are all too real in the US, and only 14-year-olds have time to listen to these two idiots whine. Also, Harry's incoherent criticisms of the First Amendment, if he repeats them, will not buy him many friends.
Harry has one cause--I want to control my narrative and monetize it. The rest is just BS.
|by Anonymous||reply 140||Last Tuesday at 3:01 PM|
R139, that explains the use of “proceeds” in his statement, instead of “the proceeds”. “Proceeds” could mean that he will give one whole cent to charity.
I don’t trust anything the Harkles say. Their language is always very slippery, even when hey are not outright lying.
|by Anonymous||reply 141||Last Tuesday at 3:14 PM|
R121 Most of The People rarely give Harry a thought from one day to the next. If you ask now and then, a majority of those polled will say, yes, he should lose the titles. But that isn't THE PEOPLE.
Harry's bullshit has little to no effect on Britain and the Commonwealth. He's tarnished the brand a bit but in the great scheme of things, he will be irrelevant.
The PM probably would rather have a colonoscopy on GMB than get involved with the line of succession.
|by Anonymous||reply 142||Last Tuesday at 3:24 PM|
I disagree, r142. The people are unusually united in wanting the Harkles to lose their titles. It's really only certain members of the media (BBC, ITV) and Labour MPs (who delight in seeing the BRF get bashed) who want the couple to stay in the UK picture at all.
|by Anonymous||reply 143||Last Tuesday at 3:36 PM|
This is why you have to be careful reading the tabloids. The Queen didn't invite the Harkles and their kids ON TO THE BALCONY OF BP. She may or may not have extended a polite invitation to participate in the celebrations, such as a service in the Abbey, but the idea that she'd have them back on the balcony at the Platinum Jubilee is berserk.
So the DM rushes to make the most out of the new fracas, saying "palace insiders" are talking to the DM about what the Queen is thinking and feeling, when, in fact, she'd never have let on to anyone who would have given the DM the time of day.
No one even knows if that Platinum Jubilee invite was real. The Palace declined to comment.
She'd have sacked anyone she suspected of giving the DM the time of day.
The DM knows the Palace is going to ignore all the "palace insiders claim" stories.
The BBC Lilibet contradiction that came directly from the Palace was a rarity. That one was obviously driven by the Queen's anger at Harry's lies. Ditto the contradiction of the video call lie. And then came the Duchy of Cornwall financial report showing Harry had lied about that, too
Harry's told more lies than Pinocchio in the last year, but, hey, if his lies sell books, publishers don't care.
They were NEVER headed onto that BP balcony unless it was to get pushed off or by Princess Anne whilst everyone else was looking up at the RAF flyover.
|by Anonymous||reply 144||Last Tuesday at 3:53 PM|
[quote]The Queen and the Royal Family have already won the only battle that matters.
The hearts and minds of racist Tory homos?
|by Anonymous||reply 145||Last Tuesday at 3:56 PM|
Dan Wooton has excellent sources, r144. He was the journalist who broke the Megxit story when no other newspaper even knew it was even happening.
|by Anonymous||reply 146||Last Tuesday at 3:56 PM|
R146 Dan Wooton does have good sources because he hangs in a lot of the same circles as the palace gays. Russell Myers also has good royal sources because (though he's straight), the palace gays want to be fucked by him.
|by Anonymous||reply 147||Last Tuesday at 4:08 PM|
Exactly, r147. Dan Wooton may be annoying, but he has better palace staff sources than any other working journalist today. Definitely this is because the palace employs MANY gays and Wooton is very much a social butterfly in London's posh gay set.
|by Anonymous||reply 148||Last Tuesday at 4:12 PM|
Sure r76, if you are lazy, spinless and don't mind kissing ass for your whole life it would be heaven.
|by Anonymous||reply 149||Last Tuesday at 4:15 PM|
Here is Dan talking about what Palace sources have told him since the news of the book broke
|by Anonymous||reply 150||Last Tuesday at 4:17 PM|
The Times: Charles, look away. Harry's ghostwriter has Daddy Issues
|by Anonymous||reply 151||Last Tuesday at 4:20 PM|
CDAN is claiming that the reason Harry's book is going to take a year to come out is because he's timing the release to coincide with the 25th anniversary of his mother's death.
|by Anonymous||reply 152||Last Tuesday at 4:29 PM|
R150 Dan is right that when Harry and Meghan break up, Harry is going to be a broken man.
|by Anonymous||reply 153||Last Tuesday at 4:30 PM|
Harry thinks his book will bring him back to his family!!!!!!! What an idiot!
|by Anonymous||reply 154||Last Tuesday at 4:45 PM|
Harry didn't tell the family that he'd already written the book, but he had threatened them with writing a book before this ( according to ITV) , so why were they taken by surprise with this news?
They were taken by surprise because in Harry's ongoing extortion bid, he's been trying to get the family to give his children titles and give him money. He's clearly been saying "If you don't give me these things I will write a book and THEN you'll be sorry" and they were probably telling him "Ok, so long as you don't write a book and neither does your wife, we can consider giving you these things."
Harry was going to wait until he got the title guarantees for his kids and the money, and THEN, only after that was achieved, he would surprise the Palace by dropping his finished book on the anniversary of Diana's death next year.
This way he would have got his 20 million advance, along with his revenge, WHILE getting the titles and family money, all at the same time.
|by Anonymous||reply 155||Last Tuesday at 4:54 PM|
Friends of Charles have said they think Harry, who was formerly very close to Charles, is now "bizarrely hellbent" on trashing his father and they cannot understand why.
|by Anonymous||reply 156||Last Tuesday at 5:08 PM|
Will Harry be wearing his adorable NAZI uniform on the cover of his book?
|by Anonymous||reply 157||Last Tuesday at 5:11 PM|
It will be interesting to hear his version of how he met Meghan. Will there be enough superlatives to describe her?
I doubt he'll spend much time on Chelsy or Cressida, alas. Lots on Mummy, of course.
|by Anonymous||reply 158||Last Tuesday at 5:17 PM|
Call me naïve but I wonder how much interest there will even be in Harry in a years time? The British media would go a long way in shutting his shit down if they would all just agree to an embargo on covering him and Meghan. If the Americans want to keep reporting on every stupid thing that pops into his empty head on any given day have at it. The only thing Harry has left is "name the racist" and he never will because as stupid as he is he knows he will be sued. As they did with Scobie/ITV the RF through their solicitors should make it known to Penguin/Random House if the book contains any unsubstantiated allegations they will be sued into oblivion.
|by Anonymous||reply 159||Last Tuesday at 5:20 PM|
r155 A perfect illustration of why giving into their blackmail is pointless as they have no honour.Remember they were going to spring the Oprah interview on them too but it was leaked.They always seem to act in bad faith and you cant make agreements with people like that.
r147 I too would like to be fucked by Russell Myers!
r144 I love the idea of Princess Anne throwing them off the balcony!!Naughty I know! Or maybe Princess Anne and William dangling them over the balcony and threatening to drop them unless they publicly recant and take back all of their lies!
|by Anonymous||reply 160||Last Tuesday at 5:22 PM|
[quote] Interest in the Windsors will be high when the changeover inevitably comes:
He should have sat on this book until after the diamond jubilee. It's incredibly tacky to release it next year. He'll always have a $20 million deal on offer for the fucking memoir. It could wait another year.
People might not care about him and Meghan so much because neither is particularly interesting or important. But there will always be an audience for whatever he chooses to reveal about the other royals. His dad and lady friend will be King and Queen (or whatever) soon. People will always care about that.
|by Anonymous||reply 161||Last Tuesday at 5:24 PM|
It could very well be that the one who remarked about the baby's color was Camilla. That would be a big deal since Charles is angling to make her Queen.
|by Anonymous||reply 162||Last Tuesday at 5:25 PM|
r159 Many many more people will have moved to the I dont give a damn I dont give a f*** zone a year or so from now.
|by Anonymous||reply 163||Last Tuesday at 5:26 PM|
If Harry is really revealing the knowledge learned over a lifetime, a rhyming couplet would do the trick. "Meghan lets me sit on a bench hoping it will make me prosperous and a mensch."
|by Anonymous||reply 164||Last Tuesday at 5:27 PM|
The release of Harry's book is timed to coincide with the 25th anniversary of Diana's death. One wonders just how long he intends to feast on corpse of his long deceased mother.
|by Anonymous||reply 165||Last Tuesday at 5:29 PM|
I don't believe anybody said anything about anybody's skin color.
First of all, Meghan isn't black and she looks Spanish or Portuguese. If her own skin color doesn't even make her black, it's illogical for anyone to think she would have a child with a white guy who would not be visibly white.
Secondly, to the extent that they even knew Meghan was descended from a black mother, the family would have been delighted. After all, it provides cover from the attacks by Labour and SJWs in the UK media. My guess is that as the family grew to dislike Meghan for her behavior, they always thought to themselves, "Well, at least she's partly black, so at least we get that out of having to deal with her."
The baby comments are just another Harkle lie. In the book Harry will name someone, and it will be whomever he is most furious at. Camilla, possibly, but I'm betting on him naming William.
|by Anonymous||reply 166||Last Tuesday at 5:34 PM|
Harry and Meghan need to give it up about the children getting titles. They're going to be raised in CA, have nothing to do with Britain or the Commonwealth or the Royal Family. Why would they have titles?
|by Anonymous||reply 167||Last Tuesday at 5:38 PM|
You're not really running things until you make him suck a cock, Meghan!
- Aunt Wallis
|by Anonymous||reply 168||Last Tuesday at 5:40 PM|
[quote] I don't believe anybody said anything about anybody's skin color.
I think someone made a dumb joke that Harry and Meghan will capitalize on forever.
|by Anonymous||reply 169||Last Tuesday at 5:41 PM|
Harry’s children have had titles since birth - Earl of Dumbarton and Lady Lilibet Mountbatten-Windsor. It has been his and his wife’s decision not to use these.
Of course they haven’t applied this decision to themselves. “Mr and Mrs Harry Mountbatten-Windsor” doesn’t really reasonable in the American market, I’m sure.
|by Anonymous||reply 170||Last Tuesday at 6:24 PM|
^^^ “resonate”, not “reasonable”.
|by Anonymous||reply 171||Last Tuesday at 6:26 PM|
Harry's announcement that he will give a "wholly truthful" account is giving people an opportunity to go back over the massive number of provable lies the couple has told in the last few years.
|by Anonymous||reply 172||Last Tuesday at 6:46 PM|
This is truly insanity. The level of self-destruction is remarkable.
Clearly they need $$$. He’ll cash in first with her book, which will simply set the stage for Meghan’s memoir.
My guess is they’re resorting to this because their dreams of scoring tons of cash through talent/skill are evaporating quickly and they have nothing left but to sell themselves.
Honestly, I worry for Harry’s mental health. Meghan will sail right through this disaster.
|by Anonymous||reply 173||Last Tuesday at 6:47 PM|
I loath posting anything from GBN but I think this perfectly sums it all up. Harry is flying too high and will soon run out of oxygen.
|by Anonymous||reply 174||Last Tuesday at 6:56 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 175||Last Tuesday at 7:00 PM|
Live sex shows for Russian Oligarchs in 3...2...1
|by Anonymous||reply 176||Last Tuesday at 7:35 PM|
R159– I think the tactic the British media is taking is killing them through over exposure.
|by Anonymous||reply 177||Last Tuesday at 8:19 PM|
r174 Colin Brazier is at GB News?!! Oh my.
Well, that aside, he is spot on, just as he always was when on Sky News all these years.
|by Anonymous||reply 178||Last Tuesday at 9:59 PM|
Harry never wore a Nazi uniform. He wore a white shirt with dark pants to a costume party and added a home made armband with a hand drawn swastika.
|by Anonymous||reply 179||Last Tuesday at 10:21 PM|
According to Richard Kay, Harry has been known to say uncomplimentary things about Camilla in private. It's unsurprising, of course, but what does surprise me is that it has reached print. Harry can hardly write an autobiography without discussing the woman who vied for his father's affection and took up a lot of his attention. I think he'll try to hurt his father through her.
|by Anonymous||reply 180||Last Tuesday at 10:23 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 181||Last Tuesday at 10:25 PM|
[quote]Harry never wore a Nazi uniform. He wore a white shirt with dark pants to a costume party and added a home made armband with a hand drawn swastika.
That's true but it's the thought that counts.
|by Anonymous||reply 182||Last Tuesday at 10:30 PM|
R179 Oh just a hand drawn swastika nothing offensive about that
|by Anonymous||reply 183||Last Tuesday at 10:40 PM|
R180 Both Harry and William are not big fans of Camilla, but I think William has "thawed" to her slightly. Let's be honest thought, Camilla is the woman Charles should've married and IMO if Diana had lived and remarried (not to mention aged and caused more controversy), the hatred of Camilla would've toned down by now. Again, damn Harry for making me feel sorry for Charles again.
|by Anonymous||reply 184||Last Tuesday at 10:48 PM|
I have read that they came to appreciate Camilla because of her skill in handling Charles when he was difficult.
|by Anonymous||reply 185||Last Tuesday at 10:50 PM|
Camilla the Whore should never be queen.
|by Anonymous||reply 186||Last Tuesday at 10:55 PM|
Yes, r185, and William especially seems to have warmed to her. Camilla took Catherine under her wing as a new royal and guided her as best she could. They were both considered outsiders who faced much opposition when they married into the family. Camilla and Catherine have remained close.
|by Anonymous||reply 187||Last Tuesday at 10:57 PM|
Charles and Camilla are said to lead largely separate lives at this point. He has Highgrove and she has her own separate country estate. But they will never, ever divorce.
|by Anonymous||reply 188||Last Tuesday at 11:08 PM|
William also has memories of his mother and experiences with her that Harry doesn't. His understanding about Diana is far more developed than his brother's. And with time and maturity, William has likely developed a healthy perspective on his father's relationship with Camilla.
Didn't William disapprove of Diana's relationship with Dodi and let it be known?
|by Anonymous||reply 189||Last Tuesday at 11:09 PM|
Wasn't Diana the first to cheat after they were married?
|by Anonymous||reply 190||Last Tuesday at 11:25 PM|
Wootton's sources can't be too good if they told him the Queen had specifically intended th eff Harkles to be up on that balcony.
None of you know who those sources are, and why the way, journos like Wootton freely "enhance" what sources serve up.
Exhibit A: Wootton's source says someone who works as the Queen's Private Secretory's third P.A. heard his boss muttering that HM was in a fine tizzy over Harry's latest, and he wouldn't be surprised if HM decided not to have them over for the Platinum Jubilee.
Wootton then writes that the Queen could be rescinding her invitation to have the Sussexes and their children on the balcony with her at the Platinum Jubilee!!!!
Despite the fact that the Queen would never have let that slip to anyone if she was planning it, she's far too smart for that. No one knows who she's planning to have on that balcony, especially given that in 2012 she ONLY had the direct heirs out there for the Diamond Jubilee.
No one who'd talk knows what she's planning.
Including Wootton's "excellent sources".
And it's not rocket science to guess and then trumpet that Charles and the BRF are sick to death of the Sussex antics.
They take a little hint served up by a source and then blow it up.
The BRF aren't paying extortion to Harry and if the Queen didn't take the titles when they left, she was never going to take them. It's clear she made the decision to leave Harry what was left of his royal balls when they left. Charles stopped funding them in summer 2020. As for the kids' titles, that remains to be seen.
The whole thing is starting to attain the outlines of something Netflix's The Crown writers couldn't have come up with in their wildest imagination.
|by Anonymous||reply 191||Last Wednesday at 2:38 AM|
Wooton has been proven correct over and over again, but believe whomever and whatever you like, r191.
No one cares.
|by Anonymous||reply 192||Last Wednesday at 2:54 AM|
R192 Remembet when Doria was coming for Christmas? And when the Queen was going to throw Meghan a birthday party up at Balmoral?
Wootton knows that if the headline isn't exciting enough, the info it's based on isn't worth shit.
Yes, he got the Megxit scoop, I suspect leaked by the Sussexes themselves so they could claim they had no choice but to make the announcement themselves and blindside the Queen.
Why do I infer this?
Because Woorton sent them the story for confirmation and gave the two cunts 10 days to respond. Of course, they didn't. Oddly, they remained totally mute, and got exactly what they wanted - the ability to blame others for the behaviour they'd planned all along.
This stuff isn't as cut and dried as you think. And employees know the tabs have deep pockets and will pay for juicy gossip. So, perhaps, they enhance the goods just enough. No one "proves" anything to Wootton before he pays for it. If it's true enough, and the screaming headlines vet the clip CV ks and revenue the paper wants, no one is going to quibble about the fact that actually HM never intended the Sussexes to be ON the balcony with her.
That's the way this game is played.
I'm sure Wootton is well-connected. So are Palmer, Kay, Tominey, and the test of the top tier RR's.
But that doesn't mean every word they run with is the Whole and Nothing Bur.
I'm just suggesting that we have a tendency not to scrutinise the shit coming from these tabloid artists with anything like the care we'd give a menu whilst meeting friends for dinner.
No one in her right mind, knowing how dire the standing of the Harkles is in England, would any more have had them up there than Prince Andrew.
That assertion should have been the first red flag of dressed up for maximum clicks info.
|by Anonymous||reply 193||Last Wednesday at 3:30 AM|
^*apologies for all the types, this is impossible on a phone in a moving vehicle.
|by Anonymous||reply 194||Last Wednesday at 3:34 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 195||Last Wednesday at 3:46 AM|
R192 Obviously you care or you wouldn't be arguing the point. This is a thread about the BRF on a gossip site with links posted to tabloid stories. I think calling into question some of the assertions made by a tabloid are fair game.
And, yes, I'm free to call out bullshit even from well-connected tab journos here, and you're free to believe every word Wootton writes.
|by Anonymous||reply 196||Last Wednesday at 3:50 AM|
So he's going to pin Diana's death on the royals right?
|by Anonymous||reply 197||Last Wednesday at 7:10 AM|
R197 That will devastate Charles.
|by Anonymous||reply 198||Last Wednesday at 7:12 AM|
Harry's clearly mentally ill.
|by Anonymous||reply 199||Last Wednesday at 7:32 AM|
[quote] Harry never wore a Nazi uniform. He wore a white shirt with dark pants to a costume party and added a home made armband with a hand drawn swastika.
That makes it not only OK, but adorable!
|by Anonymous||reply 200||Last Wednesday at 7:55 AM|
I have this theory that the costume party incident, and the terrible backlash he got from it, may have led to events that shaped his “wokeism” today. A sort of penance.
|by Anonymous||reply 201||Last Wednesday at 8:18 AM|
That's generous, r201.
My theory is that Harry doesn't have a fucking thought in his head.
|by Anonymous||reply 202||Last Wednesday at 8:26 AM|
He's a nitwit being manipulated by a scheming bitch.
|by Anonymous||reply 203||Last Wednesday at 8:33 AM|
I hate bitches who decide when and how someone should "move on." Daily Mail hack Angela wrote a glowing sympathetic account of Prince Harry in 2018, including his courageous struggles dealing with the violent death of his mother. She's seething that she lost access to him.
One thing worse than a whiny Prince is a mercenary poseur. Move on, cunt.
|by Anonymous||reply 204||Last Wednesday at 9:16 AM|
R204 it's been 25 years. He's pathetic
|by Anonymous||reply 205||Last Wednesday at 9:31 AM|
R204 How's the weather in Montecito?
|by Anonymous||reply 206||Last Wednesday at 10:00 AM|
I think it's good that Harry lives in Cali so he can be surrounded by people as privileged, shallow and uninformed as he is.
|by Anonymous||reply 207||Last Wednesday at 10:02 AM|
Meghan and Harry Stir the Pot - Part 5 has been paywalled. Just to let you know another was created at the same time, only written Part FIVE. Look it up, don't create yet another Part 6 -SIX.
Harry isn't moving on because he needs to milk his Mum's name and his family's blood for money. Twenty-five years and poster upthread said no one should tell him when to "move on"? Do you know how many people lose relatives in vehicle accidents over a year's time?!
Angela Levin wrote that bit before she saw fully what Harry and Meghan were planning unleash on his family, the lies they told, and the absolute lack of any compunction when they were caught in those lies. They were just married in 2018.
Levin followed Harry for years before writing that profile of him. Then she saw what happened to him when he found his soulmate, La Do You Know Who I Am? Markle, who encouraged him to feel important, as important as big bro, and to feel justified in all his rage and envy, because it got her what she wanted: the rich high-profile English husband she'd been hunting for since 2015-2016.
His milking of his mother's name and death at this point is nothing short of macabre.
He's starting to remind me of Norman Bates.
|by Anonymous||reply 208||Last Wednesday at 10:04 AM|
Excellent post, r208.
|by Anonymous||reply 209||Last Wednesday at 10:23 AM|
A lot of people lost a parent in childhood but they had to grow up and figure out a way to make a living, pay bills, and deal with all kinds of adult responsibilities. They had none of Harry's resources.
|by Anonymous||reply 210||Last Wednesday at 10:28 AM|
R210 lock him in a room with Meghan McCain. They can shout "My Mum! My father!" until the oxygen runs out.
|by Anonymous||reply 211||Last Wednesday at 10:38 AM|
Y'all need to move on.
|by Anonymous||reply 212||Last Wednesday at 11:37 AM|
R212 tell that to Harry Bates
|by Anonymous||reply 213||Last Wednesday at 12:20 PM|
R212 Sure, Harry and Meghan can start first.
|by Anonymous||reply 214||Last Wednesday at 12:22 PM|
Haddy, yore in rahthah a most hoddible danguh, gel
|by Anonymous||reply 215||Last Wednesday at 1:22 PM|
I can't imagine Random House's legal department is going to suffer Harry's need to play his family by spinning unsubstantiated tales about his mother's death or ascribing blame to an individual or a group beyond "the paparazzi" and Henri Paul. There's the pesky little matter the Paget report and the result of the coroner's inquest.
He might blame Earl Spencer who refused to provide summer lodging for his sister (Because he didn't want the paps around Althorp. Not unreasonable) But beyond this Harry has to be careful because it may come back to bite him when it will be pointed out that Diana had made deals with the paps to provide them with photo opportunities. Or how William had begged his mother not to go and disapproved of the Fayed association. I'm sure there's more unsavory stuff that can come out if Harry pursues the blame angle. In the very least Diana's history of breaking up marriages and stalking (Will Carling, Oliver Hoare) will be revisited and her judgement questioned and at worst her saintly image tarnished. Have Harry and his ghost writer thought it through this far?
|by Anonymous||reply 216||Last Wednesday at 1:54 PM|
Diana had been showing off for the paps on the Al Fayed's (rented) yacht. She was chasing after media coverage, sticking it to Charles and the surgeon who'd dumped her. The paps who hunted her down in Paris were mostly North Africans as the Al Fayed connection had stirred up interest in her in Arab countries.
|by Anonymous||reply 217||Last Wednesday at 2:05 PM|
r193 is so completely wrong on her version of how she thinks "the game is played".
[quote] Yes, he got the Megxit scoop, I suspect leaked by the Sussexes themselves so they could claim they had no choice but to make the announcement themselves and blindside the Queen.
You think Wooton was the person they leaked it to? Or, you think they leaked it to the household and the household kept schtum? No. They were in the middle of using the idea of Megxit as their 1st extortion plan: Either give us money and give Archie a title or we will leave. What the family didn't know is that while in negotiations for this, the H's had already arranged their exit. Wooton found out and asked them for confirmation. They spent the next ten days trying to speed up their extortion, failed, and then blindsided the Queen with the announcement.
[quote] And employees know the tabs have deep pockets and will pay for juicy gossip. So, perhaps, they enhance the goods just enough. No one "proves" anything to Wootton before he pays for it.
Bitch, money isn't the currency the palace staff use with the newspapers. Wooton doesn't "pay" his informers, he is now in their debt. Next time they need a story spun a certain way, they contact journos to whom they have given scoops.
By the way, it's well-known that the Queen did invite the Harkles up to Balmoral. She invites all the grandchildren. Not to invite them would have been a slight that wanna-be-victim Meghan would have used with relish.
|by Anonymous||reply 218||Last Wednesday at 2:06 PM|
He is totally going to pin Diana's death on the royal family. Harry allegedly suffers from major paranoia (something that broke up at least one of his previous relationships) and there have been rumours that he went off his medication at some point after his marriage. I think he could very easily be taken advantage of and see conspiracies where there are none.
|by Anonymous||reply 219||Last Wednesday at 2:18 PM|
Snap out of it twit!
|by Anonymous||reply 220||Last Wednesday at 2:53 PM|
Any idea what medication he's on, R219? Diagnosis? Schizoaffective, perhaps? There have been whispers that the BRF are very concerned about his mental health. I've never heard anything more specific.
|by Anonymous||reply 221||Last Wednesday at 2:55 PM|
Poll: 80% of Britons are "not interested at all" or "not very interested" in reading Harry's autobiography.
And only 14% said they were either "very interested" or "fairly interested" in reading it.
"Asked if they thought it was appropriate for the former working royal to pen his story, 53 percent said it wasn't.
Thirty-eight percent called the move "very inappropriate" while 15 percent said it was "fairly inappropriate".
|by Anonymous||reply 222||Last Wednesday at 3:11 PM|
r222 It's kind of the last cry of a Hasbeen railing against the injustice of increasing irrelevance over the passage of time. Problem is he doesn't realise how strong the levels of indifference are already.
|by Anonymous||reply 223||Last Wednesday at 3:30 PM|
R222 & R223 Honestly, I think they no longer care about the UK market it's all about the US.
|by Anonymous||reply 224||Last Wednesday at 3:49 PM|
Well, obviously they have the US market in mind and not the UK. That's been true from the start.
But the fly in their ointment is that the UK media is disproportionately influential around the world.
It was an incredible error to make an enemy of the UK media, and it will turn out to be the largest and most consequential mistake of all the massive mistakes they have made.
|by Anonymous||reply 225||Last Wednesday at 4:00 PM|
r224 I don't think indifference or people moving over to the don't give a f*** zone by August 2022 is limited to the UK.
|by Anonymous||reply 226||Last Wednesday at 4:47 PM|
R212 Move on? Harry snd Meghan are the ones pushing themselves in the public eye. You’re saying we can’t then talk about their famewhoring, sanctimonious ways? Maybe you should encourage Harry and Meghan to move on.
|by Anonymous||reply 227||Last Wednesday at 4:54 PM|
I liked Harry so much better before he spoke...or wrote...
|by Anonymous||reply 228||Last Wednesday at 4:55 PM|
The fallout won’t be just from (ghost)writing the book. It’ll be from the subsequent 60 Minute, GMA, Today Show, Oprah Redux, etc… interviews. Harry can’t speak extemporaneously without digging himself into a bigger hole or misspeaking and coming off the royal dullard that he is. By then, not many would care, in fact those who’d follow their story or their “truths” are more likely to do so for the train wreck that it is rather than anything else.
|by Anonymous||reply 229||Last Wednesday at 5:01 PM|
Oh dear God!
|by Anonymous||reply 230||Last Wednesday at 5:36 PM|
Inevitable, r230. I wonder what kind of advance she is negotiating for. It won't be as large as Harry's, that's for sure.
Also, don't forget they have yet to sell the movie rights....
|by Anonymous||reply 231||Last Wednesday at 5:40 PM|
R231 Inevitable but I thought it would be after the divorce
|by Anonymous||reply 232||Last Wednesday at 5:46 PM|
There's no Meggie autobio. it's Prince George's birthday and the Cambridges put a new photo of him up on social media. Any time the Cambridges do anything, Megs has to try to change the subject back to her. She. Will. Not. Be. Ignored.
|by Anonymous||reply 233||Last Wednesday at 5:49 PM|
There will be multiple Smegs autobiographies. First the one as familially-abused Duchess, then the one as husband-abused divorcee, then the one who has FINALLY found herself by starting _________ (insert bandwagon) personally profitable "charity".
|by Anonymous||reply 234||Last Wednesday at 5:54 PM|
r230 Just reenforces the point that they really dont have much to sell or offer that isnt royally connected or greatly artifically boosted by using royal titles. Nothing.
|by Anonymous||reply 235||Last Wednesday at 5:59 PM|
R218 Oh yeah. The tabloids never EVAH pay for information. Why those sources just leak shit ONLY when their employers instruct them to do so, right? There's never money being made or paid in all this, right? Jesus. All those sources just rush to tell Dan Wootton what the Queen said to Charles about Harry because she does it where all those sources can hear her, right?
And those sources always pass on the gold-plated truth, right?
And, since you feel compelled to start name calling, I'm blocking you.
I don't mind a disagreement but I don't need to make it personal.
Wootton is a reasonably decent tabloid hack. That's all.
And by the way, the Palace released a very mild statement about Harry's book, stating he had discussed it with the family earlier, he didn't need the BRF'S permission to write a book, he's a private citizen, and all queries should be appropriately directed to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
Yeah the statement was just FULL of that smokin' rage Wootton assured us was curling through the corridors of Windsor Castle.
Maybe he exaggerated just a tad in those giant headlines?
No, Wootton wouldn't do that, would he?
|by Anonymous||reply 236||Last Wednesday at 6:19 PM|
Paul Burrell (I know he's a snake) did confirm, I think on Lorriane, that Netflix had been in contact with him about participating in a Diana documentary that would mark the 25th anniversary since her death. So there is something in the works...the question is, are harry and meghan in on it.
|by Anonymous||reply 237||Last Wednesday at 6:28 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 238||Last Wednesday at 6:36 PM|
That's Volume II, r232.
|by Anonymous||reply 239||Last Wednesday at 6:42 PM|
[Quote]It’ll be from the subsequent 60 Minute, GMA, Today Show, Oprah Redux, etc… interviews
I've wondered how that will be handled, r229. He has to publicize the book on as many outlets as possible to satisfy his contract, but his handlers will likely ask for a list of questions to pre-approve to insure he's properly coached. There will probably be "no go topics," too. I don't know what morning show personalities are like now (except for faux journalist Gayle King), but will any of them dare to challenge Harry about his list of lies? Matt Lauer would have gone for it, Katie Couric even. How would Harry sputter through a challenge?
|by Anonymous||reply 240||Last Wednesday at 7:19 PM|
R240 Journalism here in the US is a joke these days. Interviewers take it easy on their interviewees in order to secure more interviews. I mean many reporters refused to call Trump a racist for his entire presidency.
|by Anonymous||reply 241||Last Wednesday at 7:48 PM|
I LOVE the royals and have been active in all the threads. Lately, I've been losing some interest. Americans are interested, but we have short attention spans. Royal gossip is especially good when Meghan pulls some vilaness move and then gets snubbed by the palace. I don't know how many times Harry can tell the same story. They are not very interesting outside the BRF and the story is getting stale. Meghan has probably been advised to lay low for a while. The Lilibet naming and handling was really tasteless. It showed how thirsty and desperate they are. There is nothing regal about that.
|by Anonymous||reply 242||Last Wednesday at 10:45 PM|
I also want to be fucked by Russel Myers. I bet he has a huge, uncut horse cock and a pair of low hangers. He is so hot.
|by Anonymous||reply 243||Last Wednesday at 10:55 PM|
Time to open a Russel Myers appreciation thread.
|by Anonymous||reply 244||Last Thursday at 12:37 AM|
The story about the book is already fading. The word, more or less confirmed by the Palace's totally anodyne statement on the book, is that whilst Harry may be going to make it all about Me and My Dead Mum, he isn't planning a "bombshell tell-all" .
He's out of grenades and just wants to have his cathartic sobfest with a really big cheque attached.
The public is already sick of their Bad BRF song and dance.
The bawling of the tabloids about the enraged family and Last Nail in the Coffin was just more media hype.
As the Palace confirmed he'd discussed the book with them, and as a private citizen he can do as he likes, obviously they are talking to each other.
So, not quite all the incandescent rage as blared from the DM headlines, then.
It IS getting boring.
|by Anonymous||reply 245||Last Thursday at 2:27 AM|
Rolls eyes at R70.
|by Anonymous||reply 246||Last Thursday at 2:39 AM|
r158 Didn't he meet her on a yacht?
|by Anonymous||reply 247||Last Thursday at 2:58 AM|
I'm not even a monarchist, but I used to like Harry. He seemed down-to-earth and a bit of a laugh. I never would have thought he'd turn into the sort of person who says nonsense like "I'm writing this not as the prince I was born but as the man I have become."
I think it was manipulative of him and Meghan to name their daughter Lilibet. Seems like a way for them to do things that they know will upset his grandmother, such as publishing a book that will most likely attract negative press for her family in her Jubilee year, and then say "But we respect her so much we named our daughter after her!" It doesn't sit right with me.
|by Anonymous||reply 248||Last Thursday at 3:55 AM|
R248 That's the sad thing of this whole affair. Harry used to be the fun royal we all loved (even for people who hate the monarchy). A few years ago if you were to ask me which royals I'd want to have a drink with, it would have been Harry (and maybe Philip too). He's become a very bitter and petulant man and I can't stand him any more. I've often found straight men are moulded by their wife after they get married. Some wives bring out the best in their husband (e.g. Kate or the Queen Mum) and others bring out their worst (cough meghan cough).
Since last year, everything Harry and Meghan have done is an attempt to blackmail the royals into giving them what they want. It's disgusting.
|by Anonymous||reply 249||Last Thursday at 8:34 AM|
R243 & R244 My discovery of Russell Myers has probably been the only good part of this whole Meghan & Harry debacle. He is damn cute. Clearly straight though with an outfit like this.
|by Anonymous||reply 250||Last Thursday at 8:37 AM|
Well, as much as the favored nickname is "The Firm," the BRF is not one, but does, in fact, belong to the people.
So no private NDAs allowed, TYVM.
|by Anonymous||reply 251||Last Thursday at 8:56 AM|
Harry is following in the my footsteps and will write his memories in 4 volumes:
Vol 1 : MUM DIES
Vol 2 : MUM DIES
Vol 3 : MUM DIES
Vol 4: NAKED IN VEGAS
|by Anonymous||reply 252||Last Thursday at 9:08 AM|
I suspect Harry is NOT "writing" anything.
The most probable scenario is: Harry talks/whines/confesses into a tape recorder for multiple boring and woeful hours. Then the ghostwriter listens to it without falling aslepp and writes/embellishes what he says and tries to make Harry more intelligent than he actually is.
|by Anonymous||reply 253||Last Thursday at 9:54 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 254||Last Thursday at 10:26 AM|
Harry is as delusional as his wife. They deserve each other.
|by Anonymous||reply 255||Last Thursday at 10:27 AM|
If his eyes get any closer together, he'll be a cyclops.
|by Anonymous||reply 256||Last Thursday at 10:45 AM|
He looks like a demon possessed leprechaun at r255.
|by Anonymous||reply 257||Last Thursday at 10:50 AM|
Yikes, R255 really proves that photos of Harry NEED to include the body so you can see that he's tall and has a nice natural body. His face when seen by itself is reeeeally bad.
|by Anonymous||reply 258||Last Thursday at 10:55 AM|
Richard Eden provides some great tea on Harry here. Harry allegedly has held resentment about the royals treated Diana (even if those resentments are justified) and now he believes they've done the same to Meghan and he's out for revenge. I also agree with Tessa that Harry is addicted to fame now and desperate to be bigger than the royals.
|by Anonymous||reply 259||Last Thursday at 12:43 PM|
I don’t see this upcoming memoir as lighting up social media or talk shows. People are already tired of the thirsty couple mining perceived family slights for publicity and money. The only people who are talking about it are those who are following this tacky saga to eventual conclusion.
So Harry now imagines himself as being on par with self-made moguls and and presidents? Hubris and delusional don’t go far enough in describing him.
|by Anonymous||reply 260||Last Thursday at 12:43 PM|
Because the co-author won a Pulitzer Prize and people in American media love their prizes, the book will get a bit of “serious” attention from outlets like the New York Times and so on. I can see the Times magazine excerpting it with an extreme close-up of Harry’s earnest face on the cover. (By the way, I haven’t seen or read it in many years, does the NYT magazine still exist?)
|by Anonymous||reply 261||Last Thursday at 12:53 PM|
The book will do well because people love dirt but it's impact may be short lived. Edward VIII's book was a huge seller but he's follow up book failed to make a splash. I do think he's going to blame Diana's death on the royal's mistreatment" of her and draw parallels to Meghan. It will be damaging in some quarters but I doubt (though I could be wrong) it'll burn the monarchy down. I think the UK it will probably be seen as petty.
|by Anonymous||reply 262||Last Thursday at 1:01 PM|
r259 so Harry cheated to get a single A level - wow. And in art.
|by Anonymous||reply 263||Last Thursday at 1:03 PM|
They’re being seen by the American public (those who still pay them attention) as privileged people who talk about themselves too much. Not only that, but talking about themselves as either perpetually aggrieved victims or as preachy, rich wokesters who are out of touch.
|by Anonymous||reply 264||Last Thursday at 1:24 PM|
R263, that A Level in Art (a miraculous B in addition to his D in Geography), was the pretext which got him into Officer Training at Sandhurst, with the bare minimum of qualifications.
If, as claimed, he cheated, then he stole a place from another aspiring officer, probably better qualified and who probably hadn’t benefitted from Harry’s school education which is very likely to have cost upwards of half a million pounds.
|by Anonymous||reply 265||Last Thursday at 1:46 PM|
All you old poofs would love to mack on me burning bush. Sod off!
|by Anonymous||reply 266||Last Thursday at 2:35 PM|
Can you say "Camilla"?
|by Anonymous||reply 267||Last Thursday at 4:37 PM|
How much longer can he get away with all this before someone in the royal family gets disgusted and leaks to the press (with full plausible deniability) about his own hidden secrets? It's hardly as if the Nazi armband or the nudity with the girl in Vegas were his worst misdeeds ever: frokmn what's already been leaking out, those things are just the tip of the iceberg.
Someday someone's going to gather together everything about the casual and pronounced racism in his army days, the cheating on exams, the beatings given to prostitutes he hired near his army base, and all the other rotten things he's done. It's not going to be pretty. He's going to make his uncle Andrew look like a choirboy.
|by Anonymous||reply 268||Last Thursday at 8:45 PM|
R267 - As that expensive education left Harry with no knowledge that he was related to the Romanovs, more than another space for a better qualified officer was wasted . . .
I have always had this vision of the history-steeped Charles banging his head against his antique desk in Clarence House when that came to light from Harry's conversation with the phony Greta Thunberg.
|by Anonymous||reply 269||Yesterday at 4:46 AM|
[quote] history-steeped Charles
Not only Charles is history-steeped. So is his brother Edward.
I would never want to be a part of the RF, but if I found myself there, you would not be able to keep me out of the archives.
I wonder if his family is heaving a sigh of relief because Haz was too dumb and lacked any interest in any of his family's history.
|by Anonymous||reply 270||Yesterday at 5:55 AM|
Maybe all this has happened and I've missed it, but does Harry ever comment on non-political UK affairs any more? Send messages to Team GB for the Olympics, or to the national teams that were in the Euros? Does he congratulate the NHS, praise Capt Tom, acknowledge public life and activities in any way? Without an on the ball private secretary to advise and prompt him, he just seems hopeless. Does he just sit there vacantly, thinking 'Me, me, me, Mummy, me, me, me'?
|by Anonymous||reply 271||a day ago|
Really, the BRF is well rid of them. Pity they wouldn't go more decorously, but in the long run better, especially for William's reign.
|by Anonymous||reply 272||a day ago|
Look, Harry and Meghan sent some diapers to some homeless women (and sent out a press release about it). So they are great philanthropists.
They'll be inviting those homeless women to move into Castle Montecito soon.
|by Anonymous||reply 273||a day ago|
He really is a little shit stain.
|by Anonymous||reply 274||18 hours ago|
R274 Yup he's going to try and take down the monarchy. The book to be published after the Queen dies will accuse the royals of ordering Diana's death.
|by Anonymous||reply 275||16 hours ago|
She was hypnotized by the Queen not to use her seatbelt!
|by Anonymous||reply 276||16 hours ago|
Harry's lawyers are claiming that he is only planning one book.....surrreeee.
|by Anonymous||reply 277||16 hours ago|
R275, if The Queen lives for another 5 years, I doubt very much that the Harkles will still be together, and even if they are, I doubt anyone is going to be very interested in the rantings of a bald, middle-aged outcast from the Royal Family who obviously has mummy issues.
He’s an object of curiosity at the moment, but familiarity breeds contempt. All he has to sell is his family, and I’m sure the stories will get more outlandish, but his audience will move on.
|by Anonymous||reply 278||16 hours ago|
Hang in there, Queenie!
|by Anonymous||reply 279||16 hours ago|
I think the deal exists, for the simple reason that literally everything they do backfires - it's an absolute rule, - so this has too. No-one keeps their secrets.
|by Anonymous||reply 280||16 hours ago|
FUN FACT: If Harry has a four-book contract then, by the end of the contract, he'll have written more books than he's read.
|by Anonymous||reply 281||16 hours ago|
R281 It's actually only three books because one of them is going to be Meghan's "wellness" book.
R277 They didn't deny there would be four books only that Harry is just planning one memoir. I guess they realized how bad this is making Harry look. I know the Harkle nuts will defend him doing anything, but it's pretty clear this 100% blackmail.
|by Anonymous||reply 282||15 hours ago|
Actually, the statement says that Harry only has one book “in the works”. As always, it pays to look closely at the wording these grifters use. ‘In the works” suggests that only one book is currently in progress, but it certainly doesn’t rule out another “biography” being written after The Queen’s death.
|by Anonymous||reply 283||15 hours ago|
R283 Yeah they never deny the deal in place though. It's all strategy. Dangle the first book over the royal's head to try and get somethings they want: Lily's Christening, Jubilee invite. Then a potential book after the Queen dies to ensure Archie and Lily get HRH status. The Daily Mail article outlining how Harry struck this deal that he was cold and emotionless...this is going to end badly. I would not be surprised if Harry does it make much past 40.
|by Anonymous||reply 284||15 hours ago|
r278 Brilliant post .
The royal family and the british public cannot and will not now regard Prince Harry as anything less than a traitor and an enemy. According to numerous sources and Lady Colin Campbells latest video the royal family have fully woken up and faced the harsh reality that Prince Harry has gone rogue and can never be trusted in any way again.
|by Anonymous||reply 285||14 hours ago|
If this news of a 4 book deal is true, with one book to be published only after the Queen’s death, and just weeks after naming their daughter after the Queen… The mind simply boggles.
|by Anonymous||reply 286||14 hours ago|
It sounds like the publisher that didn't win the bid for Harry's (and Meghan's) books are like the ones leaking information about the deals to the press.
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