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Prince William today working for the homeless

Selling copies of the Big Issue in London while his brother chases the dollar in California. The People's Prince!!

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by Anonymousreply 91June 28, 2022 1:30 PM

Gross PR stunt

by Anonymousreply 1June 9, 2022 1:46 PM

R1 Taking a photographer with you to deliver meals to the poor during Covid is a gross PR stunt. Looking at you Harry

by Anonymousreply 2June 9, 2022 1:50 PM

r1 at least he's not taking advantage of a national tragedy. And he didn't bring photographers along unlike someone i could mention.

by Anonymousreply 3June 9, 2022 1:54 PM

That doesn't change the fact that William, who has ENORMOUS family wealth and could very easily house all the homeless people in Britain in one of the monarchy's many estates, is engaging in an exploitative PR stunt of the lowest order with some of the most vulnerable members of society. Harry is just as much of a piece of shit and is also a retarded simpleton on top of it all, but this doesn't exonerate any other member of the BRF. These people enjoy incredible wealth and every privilege imaginable and yet, they underpay and mistreat their staff and don't really do much for those who are in desperate need of shelter. That is above and beyond shameful.

by Anonymousreply 4June 9, 2022 2:08 PM

[quote] [R1] at least he's not taking advantage of a national tragedy. And he didn't bring photographers along unlike someone i could mention.

Homelessness is a national tragedy and yes he is taking advantage of it.

by Anonymousreply 5June 9, 2022 2:08 PM

William (and Diana) are/were heavily involved with a charity called Centrepoint, a organization that helps homeless youth. He's attended multiple meetings, helps raise funds and years ago, he even slept outside so he could get a sense of what it was like. It's not a PR stunt, assholes.

by Anonymousreply 6June 9, 2022 2:14 PM

He wears those jeans nicely. Shame about the face, but he’s kept his body in great shape.

by Anonymousreply 7June 9, 2022 2:18 PM

More than most people do for the homeless

by Anonymousreply 8June 9, 2022 2:20 PM

It's a PR stunt. Everything he does is for PR to keep the machine going. He's doing none of it out of the goodness of his heart. It's a job, it's always been just a job. That's the deal, if you choose to accept it. But the deal comes with a lot of other bullshit attached to it.

by Anonymousreply 9June 9, 2022 2:21 PM

R6 Attending multiple meetings. Oh my God what a tremendous sacrifice. And yrs ago he pulled an even bigger PR stunt and slept outside. That should qualify him for sainthood.

by Anonymousreply 10June 9, 2022 2:21 PM

Good for Prince William! Love him. He's the real deal!

by Anonymousreply 11June 9, 2022 2:24 PM

Good for Wills. He's trying to raise awareness of homelessness in England.

by Anonymousreply 12June 9, 2022 2:30 PM

Another fucking thread...

And my God, how low IQ must you be to believe this guy is like so "salt o f the earth" just because you hate his brother's wife? Jesus Christ.

It's all business, you spinsters.

by Anonymousreply 13June 9, 2022 2:30 PM

[quote]he even slept outside so he could get a sense of what it was like. It's not a PR stunt, assholes.

LOL, you're such a pathetic loser. Seriously, I pity you being this delusional.

by Anonymousreply 14June 9, 2022 2:32 PM

I had never heard of this program before today so he actually is bring awareness to a good cause. It's a PR stunt on *behalf* of a charity, not for himself.

by Anonymousreply 15June 9, 2022 2:43 PM

He can't really do anything right.

If he stayed in one of his many homes, he'd get criticised for being a rich privileged asshole who doesn't care about anyone. If he goes out and does things like this, well, you only need to look at the above comments.

Even if he wanted to house homeless people in one of the many Royal residences, he couldn't, as he hasn't got the power to. He can't help the family he was born into either.

I'm not saying I feel sorry for him at all, but when people complain about Prince William, I often wonder what he could do that would actually make people happy. And I honestly can't think of anything. (Though I think some people actually enjoy complaining, so maybe he's making them happy indirectly.)

by Anonymousreply 16June 9, 2022 2:43 PM

Ugh I agree, no need for another thread, can’t we just have one for the lot of them? That said, if you read Tina Brown’s book on Diana, it’s very obvious she was sincere in her devotion to charities. Yes, she definitely enjoyed the attention it got her, but she also got a deep satisfaction when she could be of help. Maybe William inherited a bit of this.

by Anonymousreply 17June 9, 2022 2:47 PM

Her Majesty The Queen must be delighted that the future of the monarch is in Prince William’s hands (as well as his wife and children) . The extra time HM and Prince Philip took in mentoring him obviously has paid off . Prince William is the real deal.

by Anonymousreply 18June 9, 2022 2:48 PM

R16, the very existence of this ridiculous family is the problem.

[quote]he'd get criticised for being a rich privileged asshole who doesn't care about anyone.

He fucks around on his wife, so he already shows he doesn't care about the most important person in his life. Why exactly do you feel compelled to defend this nonsense? This is precisely why many of us think you people are idiots, particularly when you psychotically attack Markle or the husband on behalf of these useless assholes.

Seriously, WTF do you feel the need to defend these strangers and worse, completely go insane in your defense by attacking some other strangers related to the strangers you defend?

by Anonymousreply 19June 9, 2022 2:51 PM

Maybe we should start a thread for DLers who want to post photos of themselves helping the homeless.

by Anonymousreply 20June 9, 2022 2:51 PM

R20, give me billions of dollars for coming out of a nutsack and I'd be more than happy to spend a couple times out of the year (if that) serving soup to homeless people

by Anonymousreply 21June 9, 2022 2:57 PM

[quote] Gross PR stunt

The Brits do love pissing up, don’t they. It seems to be the great national pastime. (That, and sneering.)

And god forbid you should rebel against that and say, “right, enough, I’m fucking off.” You become public enemy number 1.

by Anonymousreply 22June 9, 2022 2:58 PM

[quote]If he stayed in one of his many homes, he'd get criticised for being a rich privileged asshole who doesn't care about anyone. If he goes out and does things like this, well, you only need to look at the above comments.

I would wager that he would get far fewer comments about this being a PR stunt, had he and the palace not spent so much time using PR the last few years to distract from Andrew and dodge criticism. Instead of being proactive, they were reactive. Every time something happened, they would pull some PR stunt to try to distract the public or regain popularity. Now, no one trusts them to be genuine when they're seen helping out.

by Anonymousreply 23June 9, 2022 2:59 PM

When wasn't that family about PR? You think these people are Disney characters? They've been around a very long time specifically because they've been good at PR and hiding the nefarious and insidious activities of many of their members over generations.

by Anonymousreply 24June 9, 2022 3:01 PM

He’s about to inherit the Duchy of Cornwall. He doesn’t need to hustle.

by Anonymousreply 25June 9, 2022 3:12 PM

William isn't going to throw open the doors of Buckingham Palace to a bunch of drug addicts and alcoholics.

by Anonymousreply 26June 9, 2022 3:26 PM

R19 I think you've got me mixed up with someone else, love. I haven't attacked Markle.

I just commented on this thread and the fact some people whinge about Prince William et al regardless.

by Anonymousreply 27June 9, 2022 4:30 PM

As much as I despise the Sussexes, this made me roll my eyes. Just ignore them, William.

by Anonymousreply 28June 10, 2022 12:04 AM

The entire purpose of the monarchy is to perform PR stunts. So what?

by Anonymousreply 29June 10, 2022 12:07 AM

It's a case of damned if you do and damned if you don't.

by Anonymousreply 30June 10, 2022 12:09 AM

[quote]Seriously, WTF do you feel the need to defend these strangers and worse, completely go insane in your defense by attacking some other strangers related to the strangers you defend?

You're doing exactly this, R19. You've just switched around who you're defending and who you're attacking.

by Anonymousreply 31June 10, 2022 12:15 AM

He goes out without a bodyguard into dangerous London!!! Take that, Harry you fucking wimp. He didn't take a photographer with him either, Meghan. Only pics are from people who recognized him and took selfies with them and sent them to the media the next day.

by Anonymousreply 32June 10, 2022 12:26 AM

William, tell your PR people to dial it down a notch. A selfie in the Torygraph? Much too obvious, better a long range telephoto.

by Anonymousreply 33June 10, 2022 11:16 AM

William has inherited his mother's compassion and empathy.

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by Anonymousreply 34June 10, 2022 3:58 PM

One rumor has been confirmed...the Cambridge family will be moving to Windsor so the children can go to school nearby. Kensington Palace will remain their London residence.

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by Anonymousreply 35June 11, 2022 9:23 PM

Love love love William, the top prince in my heart!!!!

by Anonymousreply 36June 11, 2022 9:26 PM

I think Harry is cuter and would definitely be a better fuck than Will.

by Anonymousreply 37June 14, 2022 8:19 AM

There are homeless people based in London on Twitter tweeting for Wills to Fuck off.

by Anonymousreply 38June 14, 2022 8:44 AM

Kate must be relieved to be moving to Windsor. She's been so desperate to get William away from Rose

by Anonymousreply 39June 14, 2022 9:00 AM

[quote]Maybe we should start a thread for DLers who want to post photos of themselves helping the homeless.—Out of the goodness of their hearts

I do a lot more than he and his wife do for them

by Anonymousreply 40June 14, 2022 9:08 AM

look at william stepping right into a big, fat, pile of shit by involving himself in politics, AMERICAN POLITICS

He's been working day and night for the past two years to trying to bash his brother in any underhanded way he can (by feeding bullshit stories to the tabloids) and now he thought he'd one up Harry and take his battle to America. Big mistake billy boy

Bill, stay in your lane you little bitch

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by Anonymousreply 41June 17, 2022 3:01 PM

We have enough problems in America without some British cunt trying to divide the country even more

by Anonymousreply 42June 17, 2022 3:02 PM

William and Catherine were at Ascot today.

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by Anonymousreply 43June 17, 2022 3:19 PM

How nice that he took time off from interfering with American politics to go Ascot. I hope he steps in shit there too.

1st the cheating on his wife and the interfering with politics. Just like his dumb dad

by Anonymousreply 44June 17, 2022 5:29 PM

R44 - I don't see his letter to the dead cop's gf to be interfering. When did praising the Capitol police for upholding democracy become interference in American politics? WTF? He says "forgive me if I'm intruding"... Did you even read the fucking letter?

Also, you're just repeating an old discredited rumor about Will's cheating. You must be a Harkle fan, huh? That's the same shit they post every time anything nice is posted about the Cambridges.

by Anonymousreply 45June 17, 2022 7:46 PM

It is interfering. You know it and I know it. How do you think that's going to play if trump gets re-elected?

That's how it's playing across the pond. But I'm sure you know more than British people. they've been raging all day. And what do you know, just like that another article comes out and says, "William's mourning the breakup with his relationship with Harry" to try and sweep his political interference off the front page

He did cheat on his wife. That's why they're moving. It's been in the works for half a year. The workmen have been upgrading it for months. Now shut the fuck up

by Anonymousreply 46June 17, 2022 7:52 PM

Both William and his mother are/were involved with homeless charities. There is nothing exploitative about that.

What’s wrong with some of you people?

by Anonymousreply 47June 17, 2022 7:57 PM

R46 William did not cheat . We know where that rumor came from. Why are you so clueless?

by Anonymousreply 48June 17, 2022 7:58 PM

I doubt they’ve been raging all day r46. This is the first I’ve heard about this btw. Also, it sounds like a nice thing to do, I can’t imagine anyone having an issue. Well, maybe one person.

by Anonymousreply 49June 17, 2022 8:00 PM

Another real live stan. Hey stan/R46! *waves* Fyi, the British people are not "raging," and this 'interference' narrative is coming from you only (and possibly some other stans, I don't follow you people). I literally have no seen any coverage of this other than low-key 'oh, William did this nice thing' in a couple of tabloids. You're trying to make fetch happen - and you also sound very, very angry. Go touch grass, l'il squaddie.

R48 - they know. The "he cheated" is just brought up to rile people up. It's their version of 'the Sussex children don't exist."

by Anonymousreply 50June 17, 2022 8:00 PM

[quote]I doubt they’ve been raging all day [R46]. This is the first I’ve heard about this btw.

oooohh. The guy whose entire life consists of following the royals all day long, instead of working hasn't heard about it

They've been raging about it all day long. You may not like it, but time stamps say different. You're like a retarded stupid trumper

by Anonymousreply 51June 17, 2022 10:47 PM

[quote]William did not cheat . We know where that rumor came from. Why are you so clueless?

We all do know. You're the clueless one.

It sure didn't come from Harry or Meghan either. It came from Gilles Coran. He said everyone knew it. And all the other papers reported it. They would not have done that if it weren't true or if they thought it was just a rumor.

THEY ALL REPORTED IT. Even The Sun, who Camilla has had a relationship with for decades. Arthur Edwards is her go to guy there since the 1980s

William wouldn't have gotten an injunction stopping the press from repeating any of it. His lawyer said the papers were violating his human rights. If they were lying, he would have said they were lying. But they weren't.

Claiming papers are violating someone's human rights is how all the rich men get their injunctions. it worked for david beckham (numerous times) and elton john's perverted husband as well as dozens of other rich men

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by Anonymousreply 52June 17, 2022 11:31 PM

Maybe that's one (of the many) reasons that William looks so tense. Maybe he can still cheat - but he's worried about the future of the monarchy - his kingship indeed. And he's bound to think about what Camilla-gate did to Charles' reputation back in the day.

Ha ha ha. It's the prerogative of his sort - but he may be cockblocked, by the public and the rags. Like presidents over here who used to be notorious infidels (well, that's the wrong use of that word but you know what I mean... hell, the real meaning probably fits too -- except for Mike Pence)

by Anonymousreply 53June 18, 2022 12:47 AM

The obsession with who cheated with whom is so fucking prissy and middle class.

by Anonymousreply 54June 18, 2022 1:01 AM

* well, after posting I realized Pence has never been president - but of everybody in Washington, maybe he's the only faithful one? Who would risk upsetting Mother?!?

by Anonymousreply 55June 18, 2022 1:04 AM

But poor big Willie has to keep the prissy middle class on his side - the firm hasn't had the best of years, with randy handy Andy and lying snitch Haz and Meagain

by Anonymousreply 56June 18, 2022 1:06 AM

[quote]The obsession with who cheated with whom is so fucking prissy and middle class.

But I thought there was no cheating?

Just like a fucking trumper. Call everything a lie and then when you get exposed say, "who cares?"

Trumper, You're just like a piece of shit trumper

Trumper, Trumper, Trumper.

by Anonymousreply 57June 18, 2022 2:02 AM

R57 you’re really rather stupid, aren’t you?

by Anonymousreply 58June 18, 2022 2:14 AM

William was trying to draw attention to the serious issue of homelessness in London....it had nothing to do with politics or the US.

by Anonymousreply 59June 18, 2022 10:14 AM

[quote]William was trying to draw attention to the serious issue of homelessness in London....it had nothing to do with politics or the US.

Selling that paper was just some silly little afternoon stunt. That's why he had the photographer with him

William was butting into American politics by writing that letter. He's never said a thing about American politics, but now he's putting himself in the middle of the insurrection? He needs to stay the fuck out of it. His country is in a giant mess because of Brexit and the only thing he's doing is possibly getting them into more trouble.

by Anonymousreply 60June 18, 2022 8:56 PM

Butting into American politics? There was nothing “political” about the attempt to overthrow our government. Politics is trade stuff, budgets, spending. Not insurrection. And if William wants to express his sorrow to someone whose loved one died when traitors stormed the Capitol, I see no problem.

by Anonymousreply 61June 18, 2022 8:59 PM

The people's prince has just had people close to him brief the UK tabloids today. Not about his birthday but about how its Harry's fault that at 40 he hasn't achieved much. Oh and that Meghan was mean to Kate. William has mental health issues. Or a severe personality disorder.

by Anonymousreply 62June 18, 2022 9:07 PM

He didn't have a photographer with him. Those photos were ones that the general public took.

by Anonymousreply 63June 18, 2022 10:15 PM

An unseen photo of William with his three children has been released. I think this was taken by Kate while the family were on holiday in Jordan.

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by Anonymousreply 64June 19, 2022 2:59 PM

R60 Nice try, frau. He didn't have a photographer with him. Do your homework, Missy.

by Anonymousreply 65June 20, 2022 11:19 AM

R38 Really? So, they have mobiles and spend their days on Twitter? How many told him to fuck off?

We'd live to see some of those Tweets.

A good many of us won't touch Twitter with a 10" cock, so yous be doing us a favor by putting those Tweets up.

Poster above nailed it: if he does what his job really is, call attention to a problem and encourage others to donate to those trying to address it, he's bad, and if he ignores it, he's bad.

William is far from the wealthiest man in the country

How come no one is excoriating the Duke of Westminster, beneficiary of the peerage system, who can buy abdcsrll the Queen twice over, never mind Charles and William, isn't excoriated for nor paying the slightest attention to the homeless in London?

I mean, Hugh Grosvenoe fucking owns half of London?

by Anonymousreply 66June 20, 2022 11:49 AM

Socialism 101 for 14 year olds.

By that tired old silly canard about "room", anyone with an extra bedroom should housec a homeless person.

Britain isnt Russia after 1917.

Homelessness is more than a simple unfortunate Act of God. It has not only many causes at different times, but also for different people.

The reduction of William's gesture to some gross caricature of Marxist bullshit is itself simpleminded adolescent bullshit.

The royals' job is patronage: the aren't supposed to solve the country's economic problems, the government is. Meanwhile, the name of Prin e William on a charity letterhead can bring in funding just on its own.

His father's marquee charity, The Prince's Trust, is one of the most successful youth help organistions in the world. It ust opened a chapter in New York City.

As mentioned above, not only can Hugh Grosvenor, Duke of Westminster, buy and sell Harry's Gran twice over, so can the Chancellor of the Exchequer and his wife.

So the pot shotscat William are juvenile and stupid.

He's doing his job, which is highlighting the work of people trying to help, so that they get more support for the work they do.

I never noticed Diana cutting down on her wardrobe expenses whilst she highlighted the work of Dr Barnardos, the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, or Refuge (did you see her taking in any abused women into Kensington Palace?).

Grow the fuck up.

by Anonymousreply 67June 20, 2022 12:11 PM

William discusses homelessness.

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by Anonymousreply 68June 20, 2022 1:10 PM

Prince William turns 40 today. Surely, he doesn't want a bucket of KFC? LOL.

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by Anonymousreply 69June 21, 2022 3:17 PM

The resemblance between Diana and William is uncanny.

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by Anonymousreply 70June 21, 2022 7:17 PM

R70 Yes, for all Harry's bleating about being his mother's son, it's William who looks the part.

I'm sure that's just another dart in the hide of Harry's rage at his brother.

by Anonymousreply 71June 21, 2022 8:09 PM

[quote]He didn't have a photographer with him. Those photos were ones that the general public took.


He most certainly had photographers and an entire film crew with him on his little PR stunt

by Anonymousreply 72June 22, 2022 9:32 PM

R72 - You act as if there is something "off" about the royals being seen to be carrying out their job of patronage. There isn't.

They ARE supposed to be seen and photographed doing this stuff, otherwise, the whole point is lost: the royals highlighting worthy causes and the organisations that address those causes. It's like saying there's something wrong with their names appearing on the mastheadsand web sites of organisations they support as "Royal Patron" or "Advisory Board".

There is NO comparison to Meghan Markle, a private citizen announcing that she is in Uvalde as a private citizen, but bringing a film crew with her to be sure the public, whom she in no way represents, knows she was there. That's quite apart from her indecent haste in doing so within 48 hours whilst parents were still providing DNA samples to identify their childrens' shattered bodies.

William was there on behalf of what his well-known job is: patronage.

Meghan Markle was in Uvalde on behalf of Meghan Markle.

by Anonymousreply 73June 22, 2022 9:56 PM

But you or the other poster said NO PHOTOGRAPHERS were there and the photos were from the public.

He did that as a stunt. He used homeless people as a stunt. Stop your "what about" nonsense. Stick to the topic, william used these homeless people as a stunt.

You're a liar, just like a trumper. You ignore the truth and when you get caught lying try to change the subject.

by Anonymousreply 74June 22, 2022 11:07 PM

Thanks to that “stunt” R74 - many people who weren’t aware of the Big Issue, or were aware but didn’t buy it, are and now do.

by Anonymousreply 75June 22, 2022 11:20 PM

R74 You are incapable of a civil discussion. One, I wasn't the loser who insisted that the only photos were by onlookers. and two, the point of patronage being useless if it isnt made public no only isn't a lie, but here is the Queen's response to why after becoming Queen she travelled up and down the country:

I have to be seen to be believed.

As suggested earlier, take your obsessional shit about the monarchy to it's own thread.

William's public patronage in this instance is no different from him and his wife showing up in evening wear at the BAFTAS.

And you're blocked.

by Anonymousreply 76June 23, 2022 12:00 AM

^*poster (not loser)

Said poster may be wrong about who took the photos but that doesn't make him a loser.

by Anonymousreply 77June 23, 2022 12:03 AM

[quote] That doesn't change the fact that William, who has ENORMOUS family wealth and could very easily house all the homeless people in Britain in one of the monarchy's many estates,

There are 275K homeless people in the UK.

You have zero idea what you're talking about.

by Anonymousreply 78June 23, 2022 12:04 AM

The first joint portrait of William and Catherine has been unveiled.

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by Anonymousreply 79June 23, 2022 1:38 PM

Will and Kate view their portrait.

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by Anonymousreply 80June 23, 2022 1:42 PM

I'm an anti-monarchist but I really like William and Kate.

by Anonymousreply 81June 23, 2022 1:50 PM

Absolutely loathe the portrait, and I really like the Cambridges.

With Kate's overall fantastic wardrobe, with all its simple lines and beautiful tailoring, she had to wear this fussy Not Quite Daywear Not Quite Eveningwear mess for the portrait?!

Either go full mufti with the gown and family orders, or select a simpler tea length number without the revolting shiny material.

I get that the artist was aiming for something regal (hence the length, rich colour, and shiny material) but not too Out Of Reach look, but, instead, got a pedestrian look with, unusually, the dress wearing Kate rather than the other way round.

Really, with the size of her closet, this was the best choice?!

by Anonymousreply 82June 23, 2022 2:30 PM

I didn't like that weird statue of Diana with the children (who were not her children.) She looked so blocky and manly.

I guess this portrait is better than that, but why are they looking off in the wrong direction? And so much attention to her bust? WTH?

by Anonymousreply 83June 23, 2022 2:32 PM

I noticed the odd bust accentuation, too. I wonder what the rationale for having them look off to the distance was. A nod to old royal portraiture that had subjects looking anywhere but the camera?

by Anonymousreply 84June 23, 2022 2:36 PM

Starting at about 2:20, I don't think Kate and especially William look all that happy with it either.

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by Anonymousreply 85June 23, 2022 2:38 PM

Kate actually has quite a nice bust, she always has - those photos of her topless that William sued over made that clear. She's always filled out the bustline of her clothes nicely.

But surely she had some say in which dress to pick for this (by the way, I think she has it in another colour, plum or fuschia or something, but don't quote me)?

Her engagement white suit, which she undoubtedly still fits into, would have been better.

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by Anonymousreply 86June 23, 2022 2:43 PM

Will and Kate should have declined to have an official portrait, especially since they're not on the throne. Spoiled brats.

by Anonymousreply 87June 26, 2022 8:37 AM

R87 Diana had multiple portraits done whilst nowhere near the throne 30 years ago, given the Queen robust health, being just in her fifties.

I don't remember anyone calling her a "spoiled brat" for doing the same thing at an even younger age. She also had at least half a dozen "official" photo portraits done.

William just turned 40. The Royal Mint also issued a coin with his face on it to note the obvious.

It's customary. It has nothing to do with personality.

But you knew that. You just hate these two people.

He's not only the direct heir but one, but so close to becoming Prince of Wales and first in line, you can smell it.

Spoiled brats is more applicable to, say, a sixth in line suing the government to get the taxpayer to cover his security costs in Britain, and his wife throwing a hissy fit because whilst on tour Down Under, she only got one wing of Government House, not the whole thing.

Official portraits as they mature are standard for people in William's position.

You're just another Cambridge Hate Troll, spouting nonsense and exposing your petty anger.

Because the Cambridges are on a trajectory only going up, something official portraits symbolise.

And the Sussexes are on their way down.

That's the only possible rationale for so profoundly stupid a remark.

Wait till you see the A list crowds in L.A. for the awarding of the Earthshot Prize. Word on the street is that celebrities and other A listers are already fighting to get themselves on the guest list.

Well, Sweetie, that's what being A list means: giving out knighthoods and honours, attending state banquets and the opening of Parliament, paying your courtesy call on the Queen up at Balmoral . . .

And official portraits to mark your transition to soneine coming ever closer to that Next Step Up.

Eat it, along with a large helping of sour grapes, Meghan.

by Anonymousreply 88June 26, 2022 11:44 AM

[quote]They ARE supposed to be seen and photographed doing this stuff, otherwise, the whole point is lost

Wrong. They're just supposed to get on with the job. They aren't celebrities trying to sell a product.

But I'm glad you admit they pimp themselves out to the media. The Queen never did it. The Queen Mum, Prince Philip, Princess Anne, they never did it. They just got on with the job.

Princess diana did it. And look where that got her. Prince Charles used to do it when he was waged in a battle for media attention with Princess Diana. He doesn't do it anymore. Who is William waged in a publicity battle with?

We know

by Anonymousreply 89June 28, 2022 3:34 AM

R89 You Morin. They ARE selling a product: patronage broadly as a function, and the work there patronages are doing.

You evaded, I note, the mention of what a senior royals' name on a charity's letterhead does for its power to atttarct high-level donors.

You think Dr Barnatdos would have sold 20,000 quid tables at its fundraising gala out in five minutes without Diana?

You think Amal Clooney wanted a plum position at The Prince's Trust because she cares about youth?

The monar hy represents the nation.

You can't do that behind Palace walls in this era.

You're bias is showing.

What William did IS getting on with the job.

And as for that PR war: lookbat the polls

The Sussexes alreadyost it

Even in America, they have under 50% favourability.

The polls show that your liint of view is the outlier and at odds with the truth.

William is the second most popular royal after the Queen in both Britain and America.

They think he IS getting on with the job. And they like the job he's doing.

Eat it.

by Anonymousreply 90June 28, 2022 12:14 PM

^* Moron, not Morin. "Their" not there patronages.

by Anonymousreply 91June 28, 2022 1:30 PM
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