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Title: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Fly on the wall on May 19, 2018, 02:02:42 pm
Happy posting


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Snowpea on May 19, 2018, 03:33:45 pm
Is it over yet? lol

Seriously, what an embarrassing show. And I didn't even have to watch, just the comments. lol


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on May 19, 2018, 03:57:10 pm
^Yeah.  Ok, your big show is over, get to work.  A lot.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Val on May 19, 2018, 04:00:19 pm
Some interesting commments everywhere.

‘It had such a strange feel. You know, Meghan has likely never been inside a Baptist church. The Rev. Curry preaching? His congregation is in NYC. Another miss. It was weird having him preach, and then include MLK? The discovery of fire? I thought it was ridiculous! Like a bad movie. Starring Meghan.’


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: marion on May 19, 2018, 04:12:35 pm
And why did the preacher have to mention slavery?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Val on May 19, 2018, 04:16:14 pm
- and another
‘ The CBS coverage has been awful. Ingrid Sewart being especially toady, & Gail whatshername (Oprah's rumored girlfriend) babbling about black this and black that.

Rastiferians by the dozen being interviewed.

Tina Brown with her strange English accent. She looks almost eyeless, with so much makeup on.
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‘Z lister Beckham with tawdry tattoos up to his ear lobes’

Charles trying to connect with Doria outside with a hyena guffaw which she seemed to ignore.’

‘Elton John’s wig/hair seemed about to depart his head’

QE must be in despair despite trying to look ‘inclusive.’  


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on May 19, 2018, 04:37:18 pm
^, ^^, ^^^This should be discussed in wedding thread today.  Thanks!  YM


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: buflesse on May 20, 2018, 06:19:26 am
Murkles has had her dream wedding day, but things will go downhill from here. Her embarrassing family won't go away, she'll have to contend with the fact that most of the British public dislike her, she won't be able to swan around being political anymore, and she'll become more and more irrelevant as George and Charlotte get older.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on May 20, 2018, 02:44:33 pm
^ Sam watched the wedding with some TV station together, so her reaction and stuff is due to be aired soon lol


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Fly on the wall on May 20, 2018, 03:09:39 pm
I hope they never air it they just need to go away .the other markets that flew in to be on GMB they got axed last minute ,think CH put in a call


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kins on May 20, 2018, 03:29:23 pm
^I agree. The media needs to stop restarting the clock on this family’s 15 minutes of fame


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on May 20, 2018, 04:11:29 pm
I'd just like the press to do it's job and report factual news and not chase after her tacky family. They're irrelevant. The issue is Meghan and how she got fast tracked into the family. How did she get her visa sorted so quickly? How's she awarded a HRH and a title? Why is she getting to break longstanding rules that every royal bride before her had to abide by? Why doesn't she know anything about the UK and as recently as a few weeks ago, Harry had to explain to her what a plaster was and how he's not going to just put a plater/bandaid over something like the American's do? basically, what's the true purpose of her being in this position that has made the monary a joke and untrustworthy and weak. She's not going to now follow any rules because she's never had to before. It's not like her titles and position can be taken away from her if she doesn't. She'll live the life of Amal Clooney, but without any work. She'll travel, shop and do whatever she wants to do with her Soho crew and no one and nothing will stop her. It's sheer madness.
Val, I agree with you and I'm a woman of color. i have a very big problem with people like Gail bringing her ethnicity into the situation when she should concentrate more on this woman's character and why people are ticked off at the situation. The fact that she's a bolted and an unstable chaotic woman who looks disheveled and manic at times and is quite rude and self-centered and uncomfortable around black people should be discussed as she's an embarrassment.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: meememe on May 20, 2018, 06:23:58 pm
How did she get her visa 'so quickly'? We don't know when she applied for a fiancee visa so we don't know 'how fast' it was but they don't take very long as a rule anyway. She will now have to transfer from a 'fiancee' visa to a 'spousal visa' and that will last for five years at which point she can apply to extend it or apply for citizenship (unless she is fast-tracked to citizenship which is a possibility although they have indicated they will take the normal approach that applies to anyone else.

How was she awarded HRH and a title? Simple - she married a man who was HRH Prince and who was promoted to Duke, Earl and Baron on his wedding day so as his wife she, like every other wife in the UK, is able to take on all of her husband's styles and titles so she is now a Duchess, Countess, Baroness and Princess along with HRH.

She hasn't broken any rules really. The 'rules' have changed for each new bride. Sophie lived with Edward at BP for about 5 years before they married and Kate lived with William for years as well. Kate, like Diana before her, went on official engagements with her fiancee during the engagement period. The idea that the bride had to be a virgin ended forever with Sarah. The only 'rule' I can think of that she broke was being invited to Sandringham for Christmas but as she had no family in the UK she either had to go home or spend the majority of the day without her fiancee. The BRF aren't that cruel so invited her to join them. Kate had her own family in the UK and so was able to spend that time with her.

She has spent a number of months now at KP and a lot of that time will have been spent on learning about the ins and out of the protocol of the family, the country etc. She will make cultural mistakes of course but if she is willing to learn the people will continue to warm to her. Sure there are some vocal people who are objecting but they are the minority not the majority. Harry is one of, if not the most popular member of the BRF and has been for some years now (William, The Queen and Harry vie for the top three spots). The public will give his bride a fair go and only if she continues to make mistakes will they turn on her.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Wish on May 20, 2018, 07:42:20 pm
Great balanced posting as always mememe.  I tend to agree with you about Harry's popularity.  I was chatting to a guy who was ex-forces and he would not hear one word said against Harry. He didn't go too much into how he knew him but, said he was a great bloke who he had a lot of time for.



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Alexandrine on May 20, 2018, 07:49:15 pm
Andrew was like that in the 80's. Look what happened.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Miss Hathaway on May 20, 2018, 07:54:39 pm
''' Wallis Simpson married a HRH prince and was not allowed her own HRH.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on May 20, 2018, 08:07:28 pm
^ Exactly. That's another rule broken by her. The slaves speech - another one. Effing on your own wedding day and for the cameras - another rule broken. Maybe in the church from which she brought the slaves sermon priest this is yhe progressive norm. The tiara for a second / third marriage, the all white dresses. The interviews, the promorions and releases on KP letter head... what did she not break.



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on May 20, 2018, 09:50:16 pm
Meghan Markle's 'superficial' 15-year acting career is 'down-played' on her official royal website biography that focuses on her charity work

    Duchess of Sussex's new web page on www.royal.uk has been updated
    However, details of her 15-year acting career have been 'buried'
    Info on hit show Suits doesn't appear until secondary page
    Instead focuses on 'royal friendly' charity and philanthropic work


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5749935/Kensington-Palace-updates-Twitter-profile-photo-include-Meghan-Markle.html

White washing not going so well?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Little light on May 20, 2018, 10:03:42 pm
People forget that she did do a lot of photo opportunities charity work, didn't she?  :laugh:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Snowpea on May 21, 2018, 02:28:14 pm
Meghan Markle's 'superficial' 15-year acting career is 'down-played' on her official royal website biography that focuses on her charity work

    Duchess of Sussex's new web page on www.royal.uk has been updated
    However, details of her 15-year acting career have been 'buried'
    Info on hit show Suits doesn't appear until secondary page
    Instead focuses on 'royal friendly' charity and philanthropic work


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5749935/Kensington-Palace-updates-Twitter-profile-photo-include-Meghan-Markle.html

White washing not going so well?

The Red Arrow Brigade is taking a break today. One day she's super popular and the next, well, guess they are a little tired.  :laugh:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on May 21, 2018, 02:59:02 pm
Oprah Winfrey 'is filming TV interview' with Meghan Markle's mother Doria while they're both in Britain for the Royal Wedding
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5752413/Doria-Ragland-Oprah-interview-filmed-England.html#ixzz5G903KzN4

Behind the scenes at Meghan and Harry's 'magical wedding': The couple's friends share new intimate snaps from the big day as they heap praise on 'extraordinary' ceremony that'll 'go down in history'
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5753011/Meghan-Harrys-Instagram-loving-friends-gush-surreal-weekend.html#ixzz5G90vF5P6

Meghan's snubbed sister Samantha Markle accuses her mother Doria Ragland of 'cashing in' on royal wedding - even though she herself was paid for TV interview and is writing a book titled 'The Diary Of Princess Pushy's Sister'

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5753101/Sister-Samantha-Markle-accuses-Meghans-mother-Doria-Ragland-cashing-royal-wedding.html#ixzz5G91CvSpF



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Grey Mare on May 21, 2018, 03:19:18 pm
^^ The RF is just counting the days like the rest of us, until this joke of a marriage is over and Harry finds someone more suitable.  The RF is doing the best that they can with a very bad situation.

Murkles has had her dream wedding day, but things will go downhill from here. Her embarrassing family won't go away, she'll have to contend with the fact that most of the British public dislike her, she won't be able to swan around being political anymore, and she'll become more and more irrelevant as George and Charlotte get older.

:thumbsup:  Exactly!

Again, Meghan did not marry the heir the throne, she did not even marry the spare, she married the sixth in line to the throne.  And, Harry's position could be dropped to seventh or even eighth because William and Kate are still young, and they could have more children.  Meghan is never going to change the world, she will never be close enough to the throne to do so other than play second fiddle to her brother-in-law and his wife, the future King and Queen of England.  I don't believe that Meghan, like most Americans excited for her, really understand that because if they did, she would have walked away and no one would have cared about her dating Harry or even the possibility of a wedding.

Everyone needs to stop saying that Meghan has changed things, she hasn't changed anything for anyone.  The reality is that Harry was only allowed to marry Meghan because he has no chance of ever becoming King.  The RF love Harry but he is not important to the grand scheme of things.  If there was even the smallest of chance that Harry might become King, Meghan would have been shown the door a long time ago.  Look, someday when Prince George becomes old enough to marry and the RF allows him marry someone as inappropriate a choice as Meghan was, then I will be impressed.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on May 21, 2018, 03:27:18 pm
The fact that she invited George Clooney and Amal to her special evening party and not her friends from Suits that she worked with for 6 years shows you that she's just in it for the social climbing. She just got to know them after she was engaged to Harry same with Oprah. She's not going to change the world but she can do some good with charity given her position and she will do that to help people and also to make herself more prominent she's no saint


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: BostonLibby on May 21, 2018, 03:39:44 pm
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Meghan is never going to change the world, she will never be close enough to the throne to do so other than play second fiddle to her brother-in-law and his wife, the future King and Queen of England.  I don't believe that Meghan, like most Americans excited for her, really understand that because if they did, she would have walked away and no one would have cared about her dating Harry or even the possibility of a wedding.

Exactly.  Also, in the future, I don't think William would hesitate to put some distance between his family and Harry's if Meghan tries to change the royal family in a public way.  It is simply not her place to do so.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on May 21, 2018, 04:07:29 pm
 Megan is very predictable.  she is not going to try and change the Royal Family. She is going to be busy making herself world famous and a wonderful human being that is indispensable to the public. And as long as Harry promotes that for her she will stay with him and when he doesn't do that she will take her base take the money and leave. And she is working on her base as we speak. She is totally in all of this for the world Fame and Glory which  she is getting by the Royal Harry connection. If she were truly a feminist she would have had her mother walk her down the aisle and insisted her mother Do-it.  her mother would have done it for her. She's a feminist but she's smart enough not to rock the boat too much with her feminism.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Lady Marmalade on May 21, 2018, 04:12:30 pm

Exactly.  Also, in the future, I don't think William would hesitate to put some distance between his family and Harry's if Meghan tries to change the royal family in a public way.  It is simply not her place to do so.
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I could not agree more. It certainly is not her place to barge into the royal family of a foreign nation and insist that it conform to her own perceived model. Our RF is what it is, we have a wonderful queen and other royals such as Anne have spent years doing charity work. The young royals don't have the same reputation for hard work.... If MM wants to shake things up, then she could start with hard work, preferably with the organisations that get less publicity from Hollywood. I'm not holding my breath though.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Fly on the wall on May 21, 2018, 04:32:49 pm
Meghan Markle and Harry arrive back home at Kensington Palace in first picture since royal wedding
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been pictured for the first time since their wedding on Saturday

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/breaking-meghan-markle-harry-arrive-12573033


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on May 21, 2018, 04:43:18 pm
PIERS MORGAN: Dear Meghan, congrats on a brilliant Season 1 finale, but trust me, Season 2 will be a hundred times tougher if you start lecturing us about sexual equality from your servant-laden Palace
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5753647/PIERS-MORGAN-Congrats-Meghan-tough-start-lecturing-equality-palace.html
Great comments regarding people thinking that she could change things. I wouldn’t say Harry’s position’s not important given how close he is to Wills. But he has to defer to Wills and Charles and follow his lead regarding doing any progressive work like setting up the IG and being part of the Heads Together initiative.
She’s already running her mouth about being a feminist and a “power couple” that will change the world during her speech at the reception/after party.
What I expect from the Oprah interview with her mum is for her to explain why all of these rumours about her continue to be told regarding her being married prior to Trevor, being an escort, being extremely difficult and accusing people of being racist, sexist, etc.
I believe she put Harry and the royal family in a bad light and that’s why the statement was written and her still being around and linked to Harry for so long. This wedding was more a show and letting the world see that it’s not the royal family that’s the problem. She got all her crazy demands met. Why all of this extra treatment for her that others didn’t want get if this was a real romance and wedding?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: gingerboy24 on May 21, 2018, 04:43:22 pm
The top half of her frock looks very odd

https://i2-prod.dailyrecord.co.uk/incoming/article12572982.ece/ALTERNATES/s615b/Prince-Harry-Marries-Ms-Meghan-Markle-Windsor-Castle.jpg


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: AnaBolena on May 21, 2018, 04:49:27 pm
^ Agree!

Is anyone else thinking she might be pregnant?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kins on May 21, 2018, 04:57:32 pm
^^Wow-Piers' article was biting-but made good points.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on May 21, 2018, 05:01:23 pm
^^no.  :nervous:
What’s with this repeat stories in the press? It was reported that they arrived back to KP yesterday with Wills and Kate. What’s up with them wearing sunglasses and looking like they have a tan? I feel like I’m seeing double just like with the rehearsal photos where Harry was seen with a grey jumper on and then left with just his white shirt and Meghan looked odd with her straight white teeth in one shot and then normal.
^he’s 100% correct. Her position’s to support her husband and represent the UK. Period. She’s too busy being an American celebrity. I hope articles like this keeps up.

Real reason Oprah Winfrey was at Harry and Meghan's royal wedding is revealed: She was there as a guest and NOT to try and bag exclusive interview with bride's mother Doria Ragland
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5752413/Doria-Ragland-NOT-filming-interview-Oprah-Winfrey.html
Now Oprah’s not doing an interview. Confusion and conflicting stories. This is the caps and my jam that Meghan’s brought since day one. What’s the truth and what’s the lies.  :nervous:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: buflesse on May 21, 2018, 05:17:17 pm
I think Meghan is either pregnant or lost a lot of weight suddenly after the final fitting.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on May 21, 2018, 05:17:40 pm
^^Interesting.  Odd that Oprah or her org didn’t jump on denying it which is how it should’ve gone.  It was a ‘go’ from all reliable sources I’ve heard.  That's why she was there and Doria was spiffed up.  Hang onto the footage, O.  Sounds like KP got blindsided and is on damage control.  Again.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: AnaBolena on May 21, 2018, 05:21:26 pm
I think Meghan is either pregnant or lost a lot of weight suddenly after the final fitting.

So do I - I just have a weird feeling, so I typed it into google and guess what?  It's far from just me who suspects securing her cash pregnancy.  :nervous:

Yooper, I don't think Oprah was there just for the wedding; something is very fishy.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: CarryingOn on May 21, 2018, 05:22:17 pm
^^ Exactly! They say that as if her presence as a guest is any less abnormal. She is not friends with Murky, Doria, or anyone else in the royal family. She was definitely invited to the wedding for a reason and it wasn’t as buddies. The BRF was most likely blindsided and is trying to put a stop to the nonsense.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kins on May 21, 2018, 05:22:59 pm
^^^Right. Not even the tabloids can keep their lies straight.
Oprah is and then isn't' doing an interview with Doria. Chelsy was 'snubbed' and not invited to the evening reception but then she was there and hugging all over the bride. Fergie was also 'snubbed' yet she declined an invite to dance with George Clooney at the evening reception.
Lies are supposed to be their wheelhouse and they are failing miserably lol


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Fly on the wall on May 21, 2018, 05:27:58 pm
read that Doria and Oprah go to the same church thats how the "know" each other. I think she was going do interveiw Oprah but it isn't going down well so its put on ice. ugh KP still awful when it comes to handle PR


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: buflesse on May 21, 2018, 05:31:02 pm
I think Meghan is either pregnant or lost a lot of weight suddenly after the final fitting.

So do I - I just have a weird feeling, so I typed it into google and guess what?  It's far from just me who suspects securing her cash pregnancy.  :nervous:

Yooper, I don't think Oprah was there just for the wedding; something is very fishy.

My theory is that she got pregnant recently as a way of still securing her place in the RF because she was so terrified that he’d ditch her due to her family’s antics.  


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on May 21, 2018, 05:38:39 pm
AFTER THE ROYAL WEDDING, WHAT'S NEXT FOR PRINCE HARRY AND MEGHAN MARKLE? | OPINION
http://www.newsweek.com/prince-harry-and-meghan-markle-plans-after-royal-wedding-928525
Her and Harry’s looked different at times especially for me since the rehearsal pictures of them in the car. Harry had more hair and Meghan had straight teeth. Mehgan looks thin and then looks a bit fuller, etc.
Another odd thing about this is that Harry’s said to be the child and she the mother to him. Since when has Harry let anyone control him? Look at how he was with his prior girlfriends. Look at the way his last one would look up to him like he’s the man and not a weak dependent boy. The articles now with Meghan being in control and Harry letting her do what she wants is a definitely letting her ruin herself.
Maybe Oprah doesn’t need to do an interview with her but to see and report how well Meghan and her Mum was treated because we know the race card will still continue to be played now that Meghan’s getting a really check in the press now.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Pepe Le Skew on May 21, 2018, 05:53:59 pm
^^

I had the very same thought... a pregnancy secured that the wedding would happen. And there was an article yesterday alluding to them likely having children right away.

 :cookie:



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Alexandrine on May 21, 2018, 05:57:49 pm
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5753647/PIERS-MORGAN-Congrats-Meghan-tough-start-lecturing-equality-palace.html
I agree with Piers a second time.... the apocalypsis is coming lol


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kins on May 21, 2018, 06:00:07 pm
^I am excited for more Piers articles.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on May 21, 2018, 06:15:47 pm
^that wouldn’t look good for Meghan’s image as a trailblazer she paints herself; having a shotgun wedding. This is a pr wedding. Not one time since she’s come onto the scene has there been normal pictures and reports of them as a regular couple like we’ve seen with his other relationships. The climate now with the me too movement and people and institutions accused of racism and such, people and companies are ruined just by the accusations. Meghan’s known for usingvthe victim card and being difficult. The damage that she would’ve done to the royal family with her accusations would’ve been bad and never ending in the press. It’s bad enough that the changing population of the UK have no interest in the royal family as they’re not from commonwealth countries and the Brexit vote means that they can’t afford any adverse publicity, so having this thing with H and M had to play out and now hard questions will be asked as to how it came to this.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on May 21, 2018, 06:51:47 pm
If an interview with O wasn't in the making, then as YM said it would've been denied by O's company, plus the rumour has been going for a while now and would've been denied by all sides immediately. It wasn't. Now we have some bs story. It's damage control, backtracking as they saw it went down like a lead balloon. I still have no doubt that the interview was planned, and will still be recorded or already has been recorded. It might be shelved though if things go too much south. But a record will or already exists. No doubt.

If Oprah went to church with D and were a "friend" we'd have heard of that ages ago. The Murkles would've been bragging.

And Sam is right to call Doria out on the interview, as it smacks of hyposcrisy. The Markles are derided by KP and everyone for their cashing in and blabbing, but when it's Doria and Oprah it's suddenly alright?

Murkles will regret it that she froze Piers out. He wrote a great piece, I bet Murkles doesn't see it coming, what a life as "royal" and with the "royals" really means.

Being nitpicky, Meg's wedding dress didn't cover her shoulders. :sigh:

She might be pregnant, press slips of going at it right away and how she and H went to dietcians and clinics and have changed their diets to help getting pregnant quickly. Expect an announcement in summer/ autumn. If none comes, assume trouble and that they'll go the IVF route, as has also been said will happen if it doesn't happen naturally quickly enough.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Snowpea on May 21, 2018, 07:18:47 pm
^I am excited for more Piers articles.

One minute this self-serving, woman-hating snake is her best friend, the next...

He's a sell-out, too.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: gingerboy24 on May 21, 2018, 07:19:32 pm
This did give me a laugh

https://scontent-cdt1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/32954327_224792028112772_8527862487687626752_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&_nc_eui2=AeE98wE4JAMf600o_bEyRkqj3WcjMcvkNExi3UK-piLBgkoFIXEnEzAINqTiq5r6IokqHcAtThbqOTrYkb3MI97YnMvcFqULN1MavUUz4YPeXg&oh=0a41e826d29be60b7aa0e2774158e70b&oe=5B959B55


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on May 21, 2018, 07:20:45 pm
'I've seen that design before': Twitter users insist Meghan Markle's $265K gown is IDENTICAL to the hand-me-down dress worn by Jennifer Lopez's character in The Wedding Planner
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5753501/Meghan-Markles-wedding-dress-compared-Jennifer-Lopez-movie.html
Just like Meghan; a hand-me-down.  :cookie:
The official wedding photos still smack of celebrity that could be used in an advertisement. What’s with the sitting on the steps outside?
Piers is telling the truth. She was cool with him when she needed him and then just ghosted him when he served his purpose. Too bad for her now.
I think the press was called in prior to the wedding to go along with the narrative because there should’ve been an outcry at the order of service and other glaring mistakes made that would indicate that something’s off about this whole affair. This hasn’t been a royal wedding at all. I hope now that the press will take their gloves off and get on with what this is really about.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on May 21, 2018, 07:27:10 pm
^There is a resemblance!  Hm.  Except Sparkles' looks like it's made out of a thick polyester.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on May 21, 2018, 07:30:33 pm
^^^ lmao brilliant!

PS A good comment
"So the story has been updated since you posted and I think we can agree you are right. I think just like Good Morning Britain dropped the nephews, so it's been decided that KP's handling of the family was a disaster so Buckingham Palace and Clarence House are back in charge now. And Oprah was invited as a consolation prize for not getting the interview. Which must actually be a relief to Doria as well."

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5752413/Doria-Ragland-NOT-filming-interview-Oprah-Winfrey.html

Certainly also a possibility to consider...


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Grey Mare on May 21, 2018, 08:21:57 pm
PIERS MORGAN: Dear Meghan, congrats on a brilliant Season 1 finale, but trust me, Season 2 will be a hundred times tougher if you start lecturing us about sexual equality from your servant-laden Palace

I don't usually care for Piers Morgan but this article is spot on.  If Meghan truly wanted to change the world than marrying into the RF was not the smart thing to do.  It's not the best place to boost an agenda.  She won't be able to control herself and the RF is going to snap her back like a rubber band.

I am a bit confused about the whole feminism thing myself with regard to Meghan.  Feminism is about being a woman and becoming successful through hard work on the back of your own merits, it is typically not about lying on your back so that men can give you merits.  What exactly does Meghan plan to teach women?  Have sex with a many man as you can so they give you success and nice things, perhaps even a title.  That is not Feminism that is called Prostitution.  


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on May 21, 2018, 08:26:25 pm
Has Harry and Meghan's matchmaker found love? Misha Nonoo attends the royal wedding with millionaire oil heir Michael Hess, even posing for sweet photos with him before the ceremony
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5754405/Misha-Nonoo-seen-getting-ready-Harry-Meghans-wedding-Michael-Hess.html

Why's the press continuing with this lie about Misha being the matchmaker? How they really met and the timeline of that meeting's been surrounded in lies and that's one of the many questions that the public needs to know about? Why the secrecy and lies? The press is making making a mint with there sugary articles but will start to ask the questions because the people sure are in the comments and on social media. She's not liked and Harry's popularity's gone down and he's seen as a bit untrustworthy after saying he dislikes the press and then married awoman who loves the press and courts the press and loves the jet set life style.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on May 21, 2018, 08:32:31 pm
"I do not think its any coincidence, that the words sex, dumb, and kill are in Harry's titles given by the Queen. SusSEX, he was in lust not love, DUMBarton, because he's a dumb to have gotten reeled in by con artist Meghan, and Kilkeel, notice the word kill in there, in other words his actions will ultimately KILL the monarchy."

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5753647/PIERS-MORGAN-Congrats-Meghan-tough-start-lecturing-equality-palace.html

lol

"Oprah can be very aggressive when interviewing people, I think it's her way of tripping people up and getting them to reveal things they otherwise wouldn't mention. I feel Doria is going to be out of her depth if she goes ahead with this interview."

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5752413/Doria-Ragland-NOT-filming-interview-Oprah-Winfrey.html

Doria & Meggles better be careful, they might bite off more than they can chew.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on May 21, 2018, 08:55:50 pm
^they don't seem like real titles as pointed out refers to sex, dumb and Kilkeel which some has said refers to yachting. I don't see him in lust at all. The way they met is rumoured to have been someone paid for her to be his one night stand. That I believe and after that, he didn't bother with her because she was just a flig/booty call and she pursued him and then used the race card to get his attention when didn't bother with her anymore. I also believe that she's part of a bigger picture involvng Soho House and the nasty things that the backers are involved with. Private clubs like that and gentlemen clubs are full with women and men coercing the influential members and blackmailing them. We see this all the time with politicians, so I'm sure that it's happening to the royal family and nobled families accross the world. In this case, Mehgan and her crew, including her mum, are grifters and love money, and have sould their soul to the highest bidder. Orah mightn't be i London to get an interview with Doria but a bigger story along the lines of the Profumo affair but involving the royal family being the target.  :cookie:
I think tht the American market should be educated on what the royal family's about and for them not to get cought up in the American princess nonsense. The rubbish coverge that I'm seeing coming out of American press is putting this woman on some pedistile as a change for the monarchy. They expect big changes in the royal family because of her. They need to know that she'll change nothing and she'll have to do things like curtseying and defer to people. Let the lesson begin now so that when the other fall out begins in earnest, they'll not complain.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on May 22, 2018, 01:03:38 am
Russian media slams Royal wedding 'propaganda' coverage as the 'great unwashed force-fed a celebration of the petrified leftovers of a bloody empire with a disgraceful history'
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An RT article read: 'The saturation coverage unleashed a flood of agitation from the great unwashed, who took to Twitter to vent their frustration at the fact that they were being force-fed a celebration of the petrified leftovers of a bloody empire with a disgraceful history.'
Russian media has slammed the royal wedding as 'propaganda' being force-fed to the 'great unwashed' after refusing to broadcast the event.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5753305/Russian-media-slams-Royal-wedding-propaganda-coverage.html#ixzz5GBT5jg3P


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on May 22, 2018, 02:26:54 am
^ That's a good one! They got rid of their useless bunch...


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Snowpea on May 22, 2018, 02:32:03 am
Russian media slams Royal wedding 'propaganda' coverage as the 'great unwashed force-fed a celebration of the petrified leftovers of a bloody empire with a disgraceful history'
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An RT article read: 'The saturation coverage unleashed a flood of agitation from the great unwashed, who took to Twitter to vent their frustration at the fact that they were being force-fed a celebration of the petrified leftovers of a bloody empire with a disgraceful history.'
Russian media has slammed the royal wedding as 'propaganda' being force-fed to the 'great unwashed' after refusing to broadcast the event.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5753305/Russian-media-slams-Royal-wedding-propaganda-coverage.html#ixzz5GBT5jg3P


But tell us how you REALLY feel.  :laugh:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on May 22, 2018, 03:59:35 am
EXCLUSIVE: Meghan Markle's father is seen for first time since missing his daughter's marriage to Prince Harry to undergo heart surgery as family members urge her to fly him to UK to visit Buckingham Palace
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Shoulders slumped and shuffling, and clutching a plastic bag marked 'personal possessions', this is Meghan Markle's father pictured two days after the Royal Wedding as he returned home from hospital.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5755573/Meghan-Markles-father-seen-Mexico-time-daughters-wedding.html#ixzz5GCAz8Zw1

If anything's going to happen regarding Oprah, it needs to happen now whilst the irons hot and people are still ticked off over the celebrity wedding and H and M are still in the news otherwise her family and bad rumours about M will forever be in the news and further bringing down the monarchy and iritating the people that pay their upkeep.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on May 22, 2018, 05:26:51 am
What could possibly have to talk about Doria, the virtuous Doria that didn't talk to the press... If it's moor about poor me, I wasn't treated right by my ex-husband's first wife and  children, didn't have a good start in life... boo-hoo. 


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on May 22, 2018, 03:04:12 pm
The Press has to stop with this disgusting family. Dora is a quiet person, let her have an interview with Oprah.  What difference does that make? She seems to be a person that cares for others due to her two career choices.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Fly on the wall on May 22, 2018, 04:51:15 pm
Meghan's first outing as a Duchess: Harry and his bride arrive for Prince Charles's 70th birthday party - her first official engagement

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5757949/Meghan-Markle-makes-official-engagement.html#ixzz5GFKbTI70
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@RE_DailyMail
And it’s goodbye from us....(clearly the post wedding glow hasn’t rubbed off given that PDA!) #DukeandDuchessofSussex
https://twitter.com/RE_DailyMail/status/998952603038908416


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: gingerboy24 on May 22, 2018, 04:56:03 pm
How long did it take them to practice this one  :laugh:  We know what chucky and cam think of her, must have taken a lot of work to pull this photo off.  Actually, if you look closer at the photo, it looks like a repeat of council cath  -  chcuk and cam looking at one another and murky pretending she is included with that fake smile.

http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/newpix/2018/05/22/16/4C8845E400000578-5757949-image-a-190_1527002552197.jpg

^ Does she not realise, newly weds or not, that is not what you do at a royal event, she needs to get an etiquette course going, fast.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Fly on the wall on May 22, 2018, 05:05:28 pm


 
@RE_DailyMail
Prince Harry gave a really loving and affectionate speech about his ‘pa’ today.
https://twitter.com/RE_DailyMail/status/998957618197618688


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: AnaBolena on May 22, 2018, 05:06:06 pm
^ ^And look at Murky's posture  :ick: -------------- and her tummy  :nervous: :nervous:

The bee says to Harry "you think I sting, you haven't felt anything yet".  :-X


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: AnaBolena on May 22, 2018, 05:17:54 pm
^ ^And look at Murky's posture  :ick: -------------- and her tummy  :nervous: :nervous:

The bee says to Harry "you think I sting, you haven't felt anything yet".  :-X

Edited to add the bee news story which was up above.  Sorry.

http://time.com/5287214/meghan-markle-princes-charles-birthday/


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on May 22, 2018, 05:32:33 pm
^That's ok.  For some capricious reason, I'm letting it go.  YM

What on earth is Camz wearing?  Are they now responsible for Sparkles training?  Look out for that kind of bee, MM.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Fly on the wall on May 22, 2018, 08:12:02 pm
Meghan Markle Touched Prince Harry in the Most Intimate Way During Their First Appearance as Newlyweds
Just three days after newlyweds Meghan Markle and Prince Harry tied the knot, the couple made their first post-wedding appearance at Prince Charles's 70th Birthday Patronage Celebration at Buckingham Palace Gardens. After Harry gave a witty speech in honor of his father, Meghan planted a hand right on the small of her new husband's back as if the world wasn't watching — LOL.
Above, Meghan places an open palm on Prince Harry's back, then transitions her hand to the crook of his arm. Her gesture shows support and guidance, according to body-language expert Blanca Cobb. "It's sending a sign to the world, 'he's mine.' There's here’s a lot of intimacy there."
https://www.cosmopolitan.com/health-fitness/a20873749/meghan-markle-touched-prince-harry-garden-party/


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Little light on May 22, 2018, 08:32:00 pm
That's all very well and good she's saying he's mine. But there a time and a place for PDA and it seems not on royal duties. She's just doesn't get it, does she?

SMH.   :dontknow:





Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: marion on May 22, 2018, 08:44:37 pm
She's very insecure if she has to be so obviously possessive.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on May 22, 2018, 08:50:55 pm
^ Yes, but most tellingly: "gesture shows support and guidance", Meggles has to lead the way. Boy will she be mad when Liz & Chuck start playing the music she has to dance to!
Just started watching The Windsors the wedding special and just the beginning, the first seconds, Haz's proposal and the engagement interview! omg so so good! nails everything we've seen and said. wouldn't be surprised if they took inspiration from here :spy:

Here's a taste of it
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-TcXmt3g9FY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ubvmfwgi0Ng

Unfortunately no proposal or engagement interview clip on yt, but she screeched "yes!" before he even asked and it sounded like a dog barking and then suddenly she had a wedding dress on and was still barking "yes yes yes" it was funny as heck


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on May 22, 2018, 10:20:31 pm
SARAH VINE: I’ve no doubt that feminist Meghan will be a great force for change. But she must pay heed to tradition too
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So it is perhaps no coincidence that the Queen saw fit to confer upon Meghan Markle the title of Duchess of Sussex on the occasion of her marriage to Prince Harry.
After all, there is no better county in Britain more suited to this most politically correct of new royals.
It plays host to Brighton and Lewes, spiritual homes to those members of the liberal intelligentsia for whom Hampstead and Islington have become a trifle too reactionary.
So what better title to confer on the couple who have just staged the most ‘woke’ wedding in royal history.
For those unfamiliar with this fashionable expression, ‘woke’ denotes a person whose sensibilities are perfectly attuned to the modern way of thinking. That is to say, someone who is rigorously respectful of individuals’ life choices and cultural traditions, scrupulously virtuous in both thoughts and deed — and who sees each new day as an opportunity to spread the gospel of inclusivity and diversity.

It’s fair to say that the Royal Family has never been terribly ‘woke’.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5755537/SARAH-VINE-Meghan-great-force-change-pay-heed-tradition-too.html
She’s only there to appeal to the non white no commonwealth public that’s immigrated to the UK over the past years and who hasn’t paid attention to the royal family and their offspring hasn’t either because the royal family doesn’t look like them or understand their issues.  :bored: It’s a tired argument of inclusion, diversity, pc, etc that’s rewarding undeserving people like Meghan praise because she’s going to make the monarchy ‘woke’ up. So dumb because she’s all talk and fake image with no substance who could care less about people other than those that could fund her posh taste that for her only white men have provided for her.

Royal biographer Andrew Morton reveals how Harry and Meghan's 'thoughtful and considered' wedding had the bride's 'signature all over it'
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He said that the elite Hollywood guest list was Meghan's way of surrounding herself with supporters, adding that he didn't think that the former actress had met talk show host Oprah, but that she was part of a special, modern version of a 'medieval court', the members of whom she could rely on for help with future endeavours.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5758117/Royal-biographer-says-Meghan-Markle-using-glass-slipper-smash-glass-ceiling.html
She’s eying a life in Hollywood.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on May 22, 2018, 10:51:46 pm
^ Morton has a very good way of wording things, he's saying the same as we do, but interesting to put it into a type of "royal" and historic context by saying M (&H) is trying to make a modern type of a "medieval court"...
I haven't paid attention whether and what he's so far been saying on the Winds (eg W&K) except when it's about Diana (and in extension C&C), but his points on M have been spot on.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: gingerboy24 on May 23, 2018, 01:12:40 pm
Found this on social media, someone who is obviously not a sugar  lol  How very true it is.

I just find it ironic beyond belief that a woman who supposedly is all about free speech, women’s rights, equality and everything that all these things entail and stand for, was so eager to marry into a family who openly live on the money of hard working tax payers who are living in poverty, waste money, do not work for a living, do not speak out against social injustices, do not vote, do not share opinions or give opinions and who honestly think that walking around viewing human tragedies and making a speech counts as work and is viewed as helpful to that situation. Took her a millisecond to say yes and give up all her own rights when she saw the money and fame. A woman completely without soul!!


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Snowpea on May 23, 2018, 01:17:34 pm
I have to justify my opinions somewhat when I tell a few pals/friends, etc that she's no true feminist. But the pap and drivel articles keep coming and she really speaks up for the unfortunate, don't you know? :sigh:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on May 23, 2018, 01:50:13 pm
^Some people are easily influenced without really asking the right questions and/or fact checking.  She's about as far from a feminist as you can get.  And, the color of her skin has nothing to do with it.  To bring that up in and of itself is not only racist but ingenuous.  I'd also like to hear of one, just one thing, she has done for the black community.  Certainly zippo in LA.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on May 23, 2018, 02:51:45 pm
 I don't think there's anything surprising about the fact that she's been in this for the fame and fortune from the beginning.  Her guestlist the people she hasn't known that long highlights that she's a social climber an in Hollywood d Hollywood. She didn't have the talent to get to the top so she married a prince and can now command them to a degree.  But they're also a whole lot of women out there that would have done the same thing had they had the opportunity.




Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: AnaBolena on May 23, 2018, 02:53:42 pm
 :sorry: Yooper for the mess I made above.  I have no idea what I did as I thought all I'd done was "edit". Obviously not!  :shy:

No feminist would marry into any royal family, let alone the BRF.  Who does she think she's fooling???

You know, all we women walk with a kind of sway - it's our hips etc, especially if we wear high heels, but M and that walk she's currently doing is so utterly fake.  Does she think she's on a model's runway or something?  Someone needs to teach her how to look royal and tell her to stop showing off.  It's ridiculous.

As for what she's done for the black community, I haven't heard or seen mention of anything.  It's as if she's denying part of her own race, which is sad imo.

Has she ever even dated a colored guy other than her first kiss?  I'd bet she hasn't.  

  


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on May 23, 2018, 02:57:29 pm
^Don’t worry about it. YM


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on May 23, 2018, 03:25:37 pm
SARAH VINE: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal wedding was a triumph for love – not diversity
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One of the striking things about Harry and Meghan’s wedding was the way the liberal Left —who normally flaunt their republican credentials — spent most of the day congratulating themselves on what a triumph for racial diversity it all was.
Indeed, much of the BBC coverage seemed to focus on little else. The unspoken implication of all this was, of course, that most Brits are somehow closet racists.
The truth is that none of the ordinary people who flocked to Windsor — nor the tens of thousands who hosted parties across the country — could give a flying fig about Meghan’s ethnic background, as long as she makes our beloved Harry happy.
This notion that Britain is a horribly racist society — pushed hard for political gain by elements of the Labour Party in the wake of Grenfell and the Windrush scandal — has been really getting my goat lately.
This is exactly what this was. Look at Harry’s demeanor during their public engagements prior to this wedding and you’ll see a man in pain and conflicted. This manic looking woman’s not going to do anything to change the views of the elite class such as the royal family because each day she’s there and they see how bizarre she’s behaving like during the garden party at BP where Charles asked Harry to leave, they’re going to see that it’s nothing to do about love but a pr stunt to get on the diversity bandwagon nonsense. The only thing I agree with is that it Harry was truly in love with a woman of colour who was genuine in her character and understood her role as the wife of Harry, then they’d be no real problem.
My concern’s Harry and the charaties he supports that need him to be the spokesperson in the press for them as he was prior to Meghan. Surely they’ve suffered now and I don’t know how they’ll get to have a working partnership with him again because of Meghan and this, IMO, pr stunt to have him marry this mess just for image for the royal family to look good on the world stage, IMO.
I wonder if Harry was lied to this whole time and was told they’ll be no wedding, because having Meghan basically do the arrangements would indicate that the wedding would be postponed or canceled and that’ll be the beginning of the end for Meghan as she’ll no longer be needed as the people would see the royal family in a different light having had her accepted but she wanted to pursue her acting career and her life back in America. It would’ve been the perfect out for her and not damage anyone’s reputation.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on May 23, 2018, 03:39:57 pm
^Link?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: gingerboy24 on May 23, 2018, 03:41:32 pm
I didn´t know chucky asked haza to leave,  surprised at that. There you go, live and learn, never thought he would do that.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Cali San D on May 23, 2018, 04:36:19 pm
I can't believe how brief the Sussex's attended the Garden Party. I thought they were going back inside BP to talk to people in there!  :laugh:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: marion on May 23, 2018, 04:56:54 pm
@gingerbiy...where did you see h was asked to leave ? I must be missing something  !


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on May 23, 2018, 05:11:16 pm
^There’s a video in garden party thread.  Harry looks hungover to me. 


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on May 23, 2018, 05:31:25 pm
^it’s the Meghan.  :cookie:
Having Charles tell his son to leave is very unprecedented because it was done in front of guests and the cameras. I wonder why he was told to leave. It could’ve been how Meghan again acted like she’s the star.
The press now calling attention to the merchandising on the world stage because of the Harry connection.
By Meghan's royal appointment: Duchess of Sussex's 'matchmaker' and friend Misha Nonoo advertises her label's 'Husband' blouse as the 'shirt that sealed the deal' (and she isn't the only one making the most of a royal wedding connection)
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5761895/Misha-Nonoo-advertises-Husband-blouse-worn-friend-Meghan.html

A present from Harry? Newlywed Duchess of Sussex wears a dazzling diamond tennis bracelet that looks a LOT like an £18,000 Cartier piece
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5759051/Meghan-Markle-wears-dazzling-diamond-bracelet-looks-like-Cartier.html
No. She looks like she’s showing off the piece with that fake pose as there was no need for her to hold onto her hat.

Has Camilla become Meghan’s confidante? Touching moment Duchess of Cornwall and Harry’s bride held hands at Charles’ 70th birthday party
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5762473/Touching-moment-Duchess-Cornwall-Meghan-held-hands-Charles-70th-birthday-party.html


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Miss Hathaway on May 23, 2018, 07:53:37 pm
Yes it sure appears that they left early and Megs was angry.  She latched onto Harry and went swinging across the lawn in what she hoped was sexy...but with those chicken legs........  And the photo of her in the car leaving....Not Happy.   


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: marion on May 23, 2018, 07:55:39 pm
Thank you Yooper  :thankyou:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on May 23, 2018, 08:04:47 pm
^^No worries.

^What photo, Miss H?  I missed that one.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on May 23, 2018, 08:13:05 pm
^Some people are easily influenced without really asking the right questions and/or fact checking.  She's about as far from a feminist as you can get.  And, the color of her skin has nothing to do with it.  To bring that up in and of itself is not only racist but ingenuous.  I'd also like to hear of one, just one thing, she has done for the black community.  Certainly zippo in LA.

Not a word from her regarding Travon Martin, any of the police shootings of unarmed black people, nothing from her on #OscarsSoWhite. Her melanin is just a tool of convenience for her. 


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on May 23, 2018, 11:02:31 pm
^oh, no as that wouldn’t be on brand for her since she’s in the royal family now. She just has to now Sean around and enjoy what she thinks will be the good life of jet setting and being catered to.

Resurfaced 2013 talk show interview with Meghan Markle goes viral thanks to her bubbly personality - but some viewers are slamming 'creepy' host for complimenting her 'HAIR-FREE' body
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5763787/Meghan-Markle-lets-bubbly-personality-resurfaced-Craig-Ferguson-interview.html

Rags to riches! How Meghan's beloved beagle was DAYS away from being put down when she rescued him in Toronto (and he's now living a life of luxury in Kensington Palace)
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5764113/Meghans-beagle-Guy-days-away-euthanised.html

Both articles are odd because why would Ferguson go on about her hairless body and why would the queen be seen in a car with her dog.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on May 24, 2018, 02:09:23 am
^It wasn't "on brand" before she hooked up with Harry, either. But I'm supposed to believe the parade of black people at the wedding was because she's so connected to her roots. M'kay.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: deGuernsey on May 24, 2018, 03:14:25 am
Don't know if this has already been posted. If so, then mods do what you wish with this post. :flower:

www.noteably.com/culture/meghan-markle-queen-meeting-fb/?utm_campaign=Queen%20Meeti g%20-%20Mobile%20USA%20YA&utm_source=Yahoo%&utm_medium=HOMEPAGE_US (http://www.noteably.com/culture/meghan-markle-queen-meeting-fb/?utm_campaign=Queen%20Meeti g%20-%20Mobile%20USA%20YA&utm_source=Yahoo%&utm_medium=HOMEPAGE_US)


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on May 24, 2018, 03:28:15 am
^the link doesn't work.

Meghan gets Queen's special adviser: Duchess of Sussex will spend 'six months listening' to palace aide to learn how to be an effective royal
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Samantha Cohen, 49, the Queen's assistant private secretary, had given notice of her resignation last September following the ousting of Lord Geidt, 56, the Queen's private secretary, who announced last July he was leaving after 15 years of royal service.
Ms Cohen has now agreed to stay on as interim private secretary to the Duke and Duchess at Kensington Palace, the Times reported.
It is believed that Meghan will spend six months learning how to be an effective member of the royal family.
Ms Cohen is expected to be a temporary replacement for Edward Lane Fox, Prince Harry's departing private secretary, until next spring.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5764987/Meghan-Markle-gets-Queens-special-adviser.html#ixzz5GNiUYjqa Why take such a thankless job after woking for the queen and ready to leave to do something else. She's there for something else because realistically, MM had 6 months from the engagemnt to no to have had training or guidance but she went around and was treated like a star at every engagement with Harry and the coverge in the press. Everyone ecouraged her being an American who speaks her mind without reserve, so I'm calling this crap. If not, she'd know that she's there to support Harry and not overtake conversations and go off on her own tangent lie she did during the Heads Together forum. She's there for Harry only as MM will always be what she is and not worth the time or effort bothing with her.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Snowpea on May 24, 2018, 03:50:13 am


6 months won't do it - you just don't get being a royal, it's something that would take years to master.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: CathyJane on May 24, 2018, 03:50:28 am
Yes it sure appears that they left early and Megs was angry.  She latched onto Harry and went swinging across the lawn in what she hoped was sexy...but with those chicken legs........  And the photo of her in the car leaving....Not Happy.   

I noticed she was very angry at being told to leave. She probably gave Harry an ear full in the car.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on May 24, 2018, 04:14:50 am
The article's comments are being moderated. The last new comment was 2 hours ago. The queen steping in to end this farce? Still odd to have a senior staff member working at KP especially with a strumpet who shouldn't even met Harry in the first place. It seems she might be a tax avoider if the gossip turns out to be true. Maybe she didn't declare earnings from her extra activity and her paid merchandisng during engagements with harry last year. Wouldn't that be something thinking that the royal family would protect her from the IRS now that she's "married" in.  :cookie:



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on May 24, 2018, 04:19:37 am
^Worry not, windsor.  There is no way on God's green earth that she can avoid the IRS.  Never ever ever.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on May 24, 2018, 08:12:10 am
^^I doubt they'd step in on that considering it will open them up to scrutiny. Considering the current president has an ax to grind because he's not getting a state visit or invited to stay at the Palace, I wouldn't put it past him to try using the IRS against the Firm.

^^^^You would think she'd been getting princess lessons since she moved there. I wonder what happened to make the Queen make this move.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: marion on May 24, 2018, 10:28:08 am
 The murky clampdown begins. I bet there's going to. be some heated exchanges between H, M a and the feisty Australian. This is not what murky signed up for


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on May 24, 2018, 02:37:27 pm
This is a woman almost 37 years old it is not going to be easy to change her ways


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on May 24, 2018, 03:44:43 pm
^Tough rocks.  The party’s over.  As HM said: “Get married then get in line.”


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on May 24, 2018, 03:53:50 pm
Actually it's tough rocks for her majesty. She should have never allowed this marriage to happen. Granted she's old and not as in control of the younger generation.
But she's the one in charge and she should have just said this one will not work in this family. And she should have just let Harry go on his own way and give him the work to one of the York girls or the Wessex couple.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: AnaBolena on May 24, 2018, 04:00:10 pm
I don't think MeAgain realizes it's her work that's supposed to be evident.  Not herself - but a representative of the monarchy.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on May 24, 2018, 04:02:41 pm
^No, she does not have a clue.

^^I do not blame HM for this fiasco.  I still believe they had some kind of dopey marriage in Africa or pledge and her hands were tied.  Harry has to learn the hard way.  Too bad it’s soooo expensive.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: gingerboy24 on May 24, 2018, 05:20:44 pm
If that marriage goes belly up are the rf going to refund the taxpayer money of circa 30M for security, maybe donate it to the very struggling NHS,?  NO, thought not.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on May 24, 2018, 06:37:47 pm
I’m still finding it hard to believe that Harry brought this ally cat to be his wife and to represent the UK and commonwealth as well as assist him in his charity work without this being about a larger issue. Harry’s made mistakes in the past and has recovered from them and he’s eclipsed Wills in in being the one to watch on the world stage. It’s possible that Harry was set up to end up with someone like Meghan because it’ll put Wills back on top as being seen as the stable future king. Look where he’s today and who’s with him and how the event’ being presented unlike for Harry and his strumpet at the same venue. Now Harry will be in the shadows and largely absent from things because of Meghan as I believe if Harry were single, he’d be at this event with Wills.
Prince William and Princess Eugenie help to dish out Duke of Edinburgh awards at star-studded Buckingham Palace ceremony
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5767361/Royals-assemble-Buckingham-Palace-Duke-Edinburgh-awards.html


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on May 24, 2018, 07:59:28 pm
As frustrated as I am with HM, on some levels her hands were tied with this one. Harry is stubborn af and Marbles likes to play the race card when she's not getting her way. And while HM does have the press in her pocket to a certain extent, there's not much she can do about the US press and we all know how Meghan likes to leak and plant stories to get what she wants. If this had been an anglo citizen of the commonwealth, the press tactics wouldn't have worked. Unfortunately, the stench of being labeled racist lingers for a long time. It's the one thing the Firm would have a hard time recovering from in the press and Meghan used it as a weapon. Had Harry not been allowed to be with her, he would have taken aim at them right along with Meghan. 

In the long run, it may have been smart for them to just let this play itself out. Whenever they do decide to release the kraken, the racism card won't work.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on May 24, 2018, 08:22:45 pm
^excellent post.
It’s hard to know what to think since we don’t have all the facts. That wedding was a shame because of the guest list filled with celebrities and not done in the traditional royal way. I’m sure that we’ll get questions about her visa status and tax return, because I don’t believe that she’s been living at Notts Cottage since last year and Ant of the other things that was said during the interview, so her IRS return would state exactly her financial position and she’ll have to present a valid marriage certificate to immigration to get her visa if I’m not mistaken.
It looks like we won’t see her or Harry for a while. Maybe Harry took off to Africa by himself under the cover of the new hire assisting Meghan, better yet, the media office at KP.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on May 24, 2018, 08:48:50 pm
^^  :goodpost:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Fly on the wall on May 24, 2018, 09:50:20 pm


Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Have Changed Where They’re Going on Their Honeymoon Multiple Times


One month ago, Travel & Leisure reported a source confirmed that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry would be going to Namibia on their honeymoon—something People echoed in its report that the luxury Hoanib Valley Camp was one likely option for the couple. But even if that was the original plan, as soon as it became public and reported widely across outlets, that changed fast. E! reported right after the wedding that Namibia was not the destination. And royal expert Omid Scobie, who was ABC News's royal contributor during the wedding, confirmed that really any destination the press catches wind of is out.

“The honeymoon destination has changed a few times since they started planning," Scobie told ELLE.com. "If a location leaks prior to travel, it compromises their safety on the trip, and they’ll be advised by their protection team to change plans. William and Kate’s protection officers ended up doing recon on two destinations before they settled on the Seychelles for their 2011 honeymoon. I heard that just over a month before the wedding, Harry and Meghan hadn’t even booked a destination, so these plans have come together rather quickly!”
https://www.elle.com/culture/celebrities/a20900629/where-is-meghan-markle-prince-harry-royal-honeymoon-update/


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kins on May 24, 2018, 09:51:56 pm
Maybe they can honeymoon in Mexico and Harry can finally meet Pa Markles (the father he never had).  8) :tehe:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Sheridan_is_appalled on May 24, 2018, 10:03:14 pm
 :laugh: They can bond over a bucket of chicken.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Little light on May 24, 2018, 10:07:04 pm
Love it kind. Love it.

Still can't believe they married without meeting his own father in law.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on May 24, 2018, 10:12:18 pm
Meghan looks the type to sue a man after a fling ended by saying that her image and career got damaged as being associated with Harry and him dropping her effected the ability for her to make a living; that it damaged her brand. I think she used that and other things like press harassment and racism to get that statement issued and to cement herself as Harry’s girlfriend on the world stage. She sure didn’t let up merchandising after that and hasn’t to this day. Now she won’t be able to cash out when she gets the boot after she gets booted out as we all know it’s a matter of time before that happens.
I think a documentary’s going to be done on the new threat to the monarchy; social media fame seekers and social climbers that’ll feature Meghan and how she came into Harry’s life. She outed the relationship vis social media and the press based their articles that shaped their romance via her IG feeds.
I’m wondering why this is being dragged up again and why there’s a picture of the wedding in the article.
The photos they DIDN'T want you to see! Cheryl, Kate Middleton and Prince Harry are among the A-listers looking worse-for-wear in celebrity snapper's throwback photos from the noughties
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-5768825/Cheryl-Kate-Middleton-Prince-Harry-looking-worse-wear-celebrity-snappers-photos.html

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5768757/Meghan-Markle-listened-chill-1950s-music-getting-ready-royal-wedding.html


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on May 24, 2018, 10:43:48 pm
He should have employed his two brain cells before he got involved with her. Now she is his problem for life and if the monarchy is threatened by his choice of female companions, then his branch will be cut and he'll need to discover normalcy the not so kind way, speculation of course.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on May 25, 2018, 12:10:01 am
^ He only has 1 1/2 and that 1 whole brain cell leaves the brain whenever there's action in the sheets, there was never any hope :sigh: :tehe:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Fly on the wall on May 25, 2018, 08:12:49 am
Markle SHOCK: Duchess of Sussex could WORK on her honeymoon with Prince Harry

Speaking to Express.co.uk Omid Scobie said the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s honeymoon will be “unlike” any other the Royal Family has seen before.

He explained: “One element of their trip that could be unlike any other Royal honeymoon - work.”

The Royal expert iterated the couple have consistently spent time meeting with organisations, even if they are travelling.

Scobie insisted the smitten pair’s honeymoon will be no different.
https://www.express.co.uk/news/royal/964853/Meghan-Markle-shock-Duchess-of-Sussex-could-work-on-her-honeymoon-with-Prince-Harry


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on May 25, 2018, 11:23:58 am
^ That's bs, they keep changing the location of their honeymoon, one of the locations was Namibia, whom would they have met there? This is their PR tactic: make it look like Markles will work her fingers numb for the firm/ UK/ people, such a busy bee worthy of all she got in the marriage. And also make it look like they don't have another lazy bum (Camz, Kate) on their hands.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: gingerboy24 on May 25, 2018, 02:06:39 pm
I am unsure where to put this mods, so please move if necessary.  Thank you  :flower:

Found this whilst trawling a short while ago.  Found it quite interesting in some ways, but also worth a read.  You need to read page 15 and 16.  Not sure what truth there is in those two pages, but as I said previously, certainly worth a read.

http://alternaticity.boards.net/thread/14/royal-fa-ade-hiding?page=15


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on May 25, 2018, 02:18:46 pm
^Wow, when it's all put together like that it sure was a mess of a thing.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Fly on the wall on May 25, 2018, 03:38:30 pm
Kensington Palace


A Coat of Arms has been created for The Duchess of Sussex: https://bit.ly/2kniMSG


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Cali San D on May 25, 2018, 04:28:33 pm
^Ha, I just read about it on Celebitchy.

Not sure I understand the white songbird, why not an eagle to symbolize the United States? I guess that's too American-y.  :tehe:

And sun rays? Florida is known at the "Sunshine state," not California.  :sigh:

So many commenters on the DM and Celebitchy saying that the bird looks like its being choked by the crown.  :laugh:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on May 25, 2018, 04:35:27 pm
Revealed: The coat of arms created for Meghan and approved by the Queen - featuring the same lion as her husband Harry's crest and golden poppies from her native California

    The Coat of Arms designed for the new Duchess of Sussex has been unveiled
    Meghan worked closely with the College of Arms throughout the design
    The blue background of the shield represents the Pacific Ocean off the California coast are symbolic of the sunshine of the Duchess's home state


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5771667/The-coat-arms-created-Meghan-approved-Queen.html


"The College of Arms, a branch of the Royal household, is the official body in the UK that deals with coats of arms and their team of experts - funded by the fees they charge and not taxpayers money - design and research heraldic or genealogical issues.

The arms are given for free while the money people pay is for the research and design of the coat of arms.

However, that doesn't mean that just anybody can pay the fee and get a coat of arms. The cumulative knowledge of the Earl Marshal gathered over hundreds of years has given them the skill of tactfully suggesting that people don't proceed with their application.

The late Peter Gwynn-Jones, a former Garter King of Arms, once said: 'In practice, eligibility depends upon holding a civil or military commission, a sound university degree or professional qualification, or having achieved some measure of distinction in a field beneficial to society as a whole.' "

Don't see how M is eligible with those criteria.. :bored:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Alexandrine on May 25, 2018, 04:40:15 pm
This is still weird to me . An american represents UK and has a coat of arms ???


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on May 25, 2018, 04:44:02 pm
^ I know. That's why imo she shouldn't have received one. At least not until she's a citizen and even then, eh, what for? But she wants it all, so she gets all.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on May 25, 2018, 04:49:14 pm
I'm not sure she is in this category. But in America, some  people research genealogy and if they are descended from a British line, may have a coat of Arms from an Ancestor. Coats of arms can be ordered by Americans and get certificates to hang up on their walls. Nothing "official" but just a way of finding ancestors and lines of descent.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Alexandrine on May 25, 2018, 04:57:05 pm
But it is not exactly this case, is it? It was ridiculous with Kate so here it is even worse.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Miss Hathaway on May 25, 2018, 04:58:49 pm
It is appropriate that bird legs are included in her Coat of Arms . . . .  :bored:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: AnaBolena on May 25, 2018, 05:01:47 pm
^ :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on May 25, 2018, 05:02:50 pm
^^^ Yeah it is not the same. ^^^^ That is the type where literally anyone can buy one. This is a different case, when The College of Arms is involved and a new one is made. In the article it is also said that they tell many people "no", only it's worded in the article and to the denied applicants more subtly and diplomatically.

PS also Markles's is brand new, all about her, the blue of the Cali sea, sun, Cali poppies, feathers and bird for "communication", nothing to do with any ancestor and the reported ancestry is spotty at best...


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on May 25, 2018, 05:04:17 pm
It is rare but I heard of Americans buying titles for big sums of money. And some move to the UK and actually use them. Rare but it happens.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on May 25, 2018, 05:19:33 pm
If you look at Harry’s cost of arms in the article, it’s different to the one for Meghan. Look at the symbols next to the lion. The chicken legs looks like it’s trying to push the lion back but the crown around the neck looks like it chocking the white bird. Just like the queen’s approval and the great seal, this also looks amateurish and

Meghan’s letterhead that wasn’t on KP twitter but Omid Scobie (Mio) talked about. Meghan I guess is showing that she won’t be following protocol and will do things her way since basically since she came on the scene.
https://skippyisheretostay.tumblr.com/image/174243139918



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: AnaBolena on May 25, 2018, 05:26:12 pm
Isn't M supposed to walk behind H?

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5630235/Harry-lets-Meghan-meet-delegates-him.html

Watch the video.  :sigh:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on May 25, 2018, 05:34:13 pm
Yes she is but she’s the feminist who’ll modernize the monarchy.  :cookie:
The bird in that childish looking coat of arms is bigger that the lion. Also funny that the bird has one leg up. That’s fitting Meghan as she got to this position by getting her leg over.  :tehe:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Cali San D on May 25, 2018, 06:41:05 pm
^ :laugh: Megs doesn't even realize that she is writing the jokes for us!  :laugh:

Here are the coat of arms for Diana, Camilla, Sophie, Sarah and Kate.

Diana
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/4/49/Coat_of_Arms_of_Diana%2C_Princess_of_Wales_%281981-1996%29.svg/1280px-Coat_of_Arms_of_Diana%2C_Princess_of_Wales_%281981-1996%29.svg.png

Camilla
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/de/Coat_of_Arms_of_Camilla%2C_Duchess_of_Cornwall_official.svg/1280px-Coat_of_Arms_of_Camilla%2C_Duchess_of_Cornwall_official.svg.png

Sophie...what's up with a dragon?!  :nervous:
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/1/1a/Coat_of_Arms_of_Sophie%2C_Countess_of_Wessex.svg/1280px-Coat_of_Arms_of_Sophie%2C_Countess_of_Wessex.svg.png

Kate
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/e/e7/Coat_of_Arms_of_Catherine%2C_Duchess_of_Cambridge.svg/1280px-Coat_of_Arms_of_Catherine%2C_Duchess_of_Cambridge.svg.png

Sarah
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/1/14/Coat_of_Arms_of_Sarah%2C_Duchess_of_York%2C_1986-1996.svg/1280px-Coat_of_Arms_of_Sarah%2C_Duchess_of_York%2C_1986-1996.svg.png

Only Meg's animal has a leg up  :ick:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on May 25, 2018, 07:03:14 pm
Re the coat of arns:  California isn’t the Sunshine State, that’s Florida.  CA is the Golden State.  Gold rush, anyone?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Fly on the wall on May 25, 2018, 07:09:56 pm
thats what i thought Florida is the sunshine state but i was saying California is the gold coast


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Grey Mare on May 25, 2018, 08:31:15 pm
^^^ Yeah it is not the same. ^^^^ That is the type where literally anyone can buy one. This is a different case, when The College of Arms is involved and a new one is made. In the article it is also said that they tell many people "no", only it's worded in the article and to the denied applicants more subtly and diplomatically.

PS also Markles's is brand new, all about her, the blue of the Cali sea, sun, Cali poppies, feathers and bird for "communication", nothing to do with any ancestor and the reported ancestry is spotty at best...

I can not believe after announcing they were not going to give Meghan a Coat of Arms, the RF caved to the pressure and gave her one.  Especially, after her behavior at the Garden Party and her outrageous family.  Absolutely insane.  

The Gateway Ancestors that would have supposedly led to Meghan's "ancient ancestry" have not been 100% proven nor confirmed.  Meghan's ancestors on her father's side suddenly became Gateway Ancestors as soon as Meghan got engaged to Harry.  That is one of the down sides about genealogy.  If you are an ordinary person, you have to prove your Gateway Ancestors beyond a shadow of a doubt and even then people are skeptical.  But, if you get engaged and marry a royal suddenly no proof is needed.  They did the same thing with Kate.  I think that some genealogist just do it because William and Harry chose such common brides with no backgrounds.  And, pretending that these women connect to better background makes them feel better, I guess.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on May 25, 2018, 08:41:16 pm
^ I agree. Though they denied Thomas one, which would have meant that Thomas Markle were the 1st holder, and all his children and their offspring could use it too. That's why now M has her very own. Should she and Haz have kids, theirs will bear her arms, or elements of it, as well. That limits use to the Winds only.

I thought so too, even as a non-US person I know Cali is the gold state and Florida the sunshine one :dontknow:

I think Sophie's dragon is a reference to her Welsh ancestry.

The really interesting bit is that M's bird is in that position, as together with the feathers it represents "communication" and the "power of communication", firstly lol but secondly, and my point, the bird is in that position as "it is ready to fly and take off to deliver a message", which firstly is really a bad idea as we know that as soon as a more lucrative man comes along, M is off like a shot and secondly what message? that of her political opinions and her "manifesto"?
Really, really bad idea but quite symbolic and apt for Murky.

PS Why "communications" anyway? She was in film, why not a film roll? She comes from Hweird after all. Or a couch, ya know, castings and all that.. or a suitcase? Why not a motto? "Quia Meghan Ex Meghan" or "Mihi Mihi Mihi" or "Nisi Optimum" or "hoc nunc postero ad hominem". I vote for "Quia Meghan Ex Meghan". But the people in the college of arms could phrase a Latin motto much better. Then again, it doesn't have to be in Latin, could be any other language. Stick with English and we have the possibilities "To Meghan From Meghan" (my personal fave); "Me Me Me"; "Only the Best"; and "For Now This Until the Next Best Thing".
Besides, Sophie was in comms, it's her territory not Meggles'.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Fly on the wall on May 25, 2018, 09:03:11 pm
yup they did .they said  Thomas Markle wont get one cause it would be complicated  they didn't want the messy Markles her half siblings have one and be able to use it


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on May 25, 2018, 09:50:29 pm
Where are these two knuckleheads anyway?  Not that I’m missing them!  Honeymoon started?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: gingerboy24 on May 25, 2018, 09:56:15 pm
Think they had the honeymoon in advance, went on enough jaunts together, no need for a honeymoon, had enough practise by now, surely   :laugh: :laugh:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kins on May 25, 2018, 09:57:04 pm
^^The sex duchess must be encamped at an undisclosed location undergoing "princess training" lol


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on May 25, 2018, 10:00:16 pm
 What was so awful that merkels did at the Garden Party that she would have to get this training. I imagine this was set in advance to get this training after her marriage. But I'm still curious why on this thread people talked about her behavior at the Garden Party. I really haven't looked at the Garden Party so I'm in the dark


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Fly on the wall on May 25, 2018, 10:02:23 pm
Where are these two knuckleheads anyway?  Not that I’m missing them!  Honeymoon started?


Oh no ! Yooper dont summon those two  :-X :tehe:

They might be on honeymoon cause according to The Sussex Press Secretary scobie they have no upcoming events in their diary


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on May 25, 2018, 10:06:46 pm
A live look at Day 1 of training with Ms. Samantha

https://ibb.co/bCq6d8 (https://ibb.co/bCq6d8)


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on May 25, 2018, 10:12:10 pm
^ :laugh: :laugh:

^^OMG, you're right, Fly.  If they appear, it's on me.   :shy:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kins on May 25, 2018, 10:15:27 pm
^^HAHAHAHAHA  :worship: :worship:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on May 25, 2018, 10:24:04 pm
What was so awful that merkels did at the Garden Party that she would have to get this training. I imagine this was set in advance to get this training after her marriage. But I'm still curious why on this thread people talked about her behavior at the Garden Party. I really haven't looked at the Garden Party so I'm in the dark

Here's the thing though. It was mentioned more times than I can count during the engagement that she was busy behind the scenes preparing for her new role, meeting with the Queen, courtiers and others so she could "hit the ground running." What we were lead to believe she was doing over the last 6-7 months was princess training, which blows the theory that this was set in advance out of the water.

I encourage you to watch the Garden Party videos. I've seen 3 floating around, all shot at different angles, allowing you to see all the players clearly.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on May 25, 2018, 10:28:36 pm
Where is the best place to find the videos. And yes I realize that they said she had this training all along but I'm wondering if there's training just while you're engaged and then there's training after you're married and I have no idea that's true


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on May 26, 2018, 02:37:47 am
What was so awful that merkels did at the Garden Party that she would have to get this training. I imagine this was set in advance to get this training after her marriage. But I'm still curious why on this thread people talked about her behavior at the Garden Party. I really haven't looked at the Garden Party so I'm in the dark

Here's the thing though. It was mentioned more times than I can count during the engagement that she was busy behind the scenes preparing for her new role, meeting with the Queen, courtiers and others so she could "hit the ground running." What we were lead to believe she was doing over the last 6-7 months was princess training, which blows the theory that this was set in advance out of the water.

I encourage you to watch the Garden Party videos. I've seen 3 floating around, all shot at different angles, allowing you to see all the players clearly.

I don't think any of the women joining the royal family got Princess training ahead of time. Though Camilla had 9 years of "rehab" from Bolland before she married Charles.

I remember thinking the "princess training" was fake news.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on May 26, 2018, 03:12:47 am
Well I guess I looked at the news articles and apparently Harry got stung or attacked by a bee and Megan laughed and had to tell Prince Charles who didn't notice why Harry was swiping his ear. Apparently she was not the only one that laughed because I guess it's sort of a slapstick thing when a bee goes in your ear. Good news is that we know Harry is Charles his kid because he has big enough ears for Abby to go in.  perhaps Harry got embarrassed and left early


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on May 26, 2018, 03:13:53 am
^The videos are posted in the garden party thread.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on May 26, 2018, 03:18:54 am
Well I guess I looked at the news articles and apparently Harry got stung or attacked by a bee and Megan laughed and had to tell Prince Charles who didn't notice why Harry was swiping his ear. Apparently she was not the only one that laughed because I guess it's sort of a slapstick thing when a bee goes in your ear. Good news is that we know Harry is Charles his kid because he has big enough ears for Abby to go in.  perhaps Harry got embarrassed and left early

He looks more like Charles every day. He has Charles ears though they are not as large. I don't think he got stung (or if he did it might explain the exit from the party, those stings can hurt).


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on May 26, 2018, 03:31:44 am
I don't know all I can say is that I've had a pretty good laugh of this and it's interesting. Because he did not have a honey sweet bee hanging on his ear he had one of those multiple stingers and I think ths is an omen...funny one and I'm dictating so forgive my atrocious grammar and spelling. Look in Harry's defense if I'd had a bee coming into my ear while I was giving a speech I would have been screaming and running and flopping all over the place.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on May 26, 2018, 03:33:28 am
He must have been very intent on giving that speech and not paying attention to the loud buzz of a bee.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on May 26, 2018, 03:49:31 am
@Sandy Do could be a Russian robot bee since Putin is so against this royal family.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on May 26, 2018, 03:51:31 am
Maybe one was invented for that purpose. LOL


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: marion on May 26, 2018, 11:35:56 am
Comments from another forum - MM's a laughing stock

Shocking, the bird (with legs as skinny as Meghan's  ) is raised up in such an un lady-like matter  Shocked and with wings up aggressively and squawking its beak off in such an obnoxious way  Whistle

Interesting the lion on the other side seems rather tame in comparison. The bird (Meghan) tamed the lion (Harry), is that the message we're suppose to get here 


That bird looks like it’s relieving itself.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Alexandrine on May 26, 2018, 11:39:27 am
People going for Emilia Wickstead on twitter...


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: AnaBolena on May 26, 2018, 05:15:41 pm
Where are these two knuckleheads anyway?  Not that I’m missing them!  Honeymoon started?
  bignono  bignono  bignono

Look what you're summoning  :laugh: :dontknow: :-X :bye: :laugh:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Val on May 26, 2018, 05:47:01 pm
On some tax payer jolly no doubt.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Bella on May 26, 2018, 10:18:33 pm
@Gingerboy @yooper @moderators (Move this to another spot if you think this will get me in a mess since I don’t want “unwelcomed company’ at my door, Thnx)..

I just read the 2 pages you pointed out to read & everyone’s been wondering about the sham that took place. There’s been many articles about these two & we’ve all been wondering what these articles have been trying to tell everyone. We’ve seen the expressions & actions of everyone in attendance that dreadful day & I think it’s safe to say that something major was taking place, plus the “actors” who were there. We know there’s been a lot going on within the RF & I can’t rule out what those 2 pages were saying. They’ve been doing things right in front of our faces for a long time, & am not only referring to the UK only, & they had to step up their game since the people have been waking up.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on May 26, 2018, 11:59:58 pm
It is rare but I heard of Americans buying titles for big sums of money. And some move to the UK and actually use them. Rare but it happens.

Yes, some titles can be bought, James Matthews is due to inherit one such bought title (title is tied to the estate in Scotland), and there are companies selling genuine-ish titles and crests for peanuts, you can even choose the country from where you want your title to come from, but those (the expensive ones too) are generally not well received and looked down upon by those with "real" titles, i.e. those inherited that cannot be bought and die out when no legal heir is in line for one such title (the dukedom of York has e.g. no heir as of now and likely won't have one later, so will die out until it is handed out to another).
Some titles cost a lot, esp when they come with estates - you pay for the estate really, the title is a bonus.
Even some crests and coat of arms are looked down upon, because they are new, don't have history, are simple, and were bought and not inherited and weren't earned through battle and loyalty to crown and country like the olden ones (eg old aristocracy vs the Midds's and Murky's).

And then even with the "real titled" bozos, they're not all equal, even if they are all dukes for instance, as some dukedoms and ducal titles are more prestigious than others, due to age and stuff like that, so these new and bought things are really quite, let's just say, not well received by those cricles.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on May 27, 2018, 12:41:16 am
What made the Duchess blush on her FIRST honeymoon? Meghan Markle reveals 13-year-old boy crawled into her shower cubicle and tried to steal her underwear during New Zealand getaway

    Meghan will be hoping her honeymoon with Harry is less eventful than her first
    She and Trevor Engelson rented a campervan in New Zealand at Christmas 2011
    A boy crept into her stall forcing her to cover up and confront his parents


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5775477/What-Duchess-blush-honeymoon.html


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Fly on the wall on May 27, 2018, 12:47:13 am
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s countryside lovenest is now guarded by anti-terror cops armed with sub-machine guns
The Royal couple's recently renovated three bedroom country home in Oxfordshire has been turned into a 'protected site' like Buckingham Palace

The move is believed to be over fears of a Taliban attack after ex-soldier Harry admitted he “blew Taliban extremists to pieces” as a helicopter pilot in Afghanistan.

Police in black combat gear toting military-grade firearms have stopped and searched anyone caught wandering near the hidden Cotswolds woodland retreat.

The special ops team is made up of 12 officers working in rotation plus others from Thames Valley Police in unmarked armed response 4x4s.
https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/6387472/meghan-markle-and-prince-harrys-countryside-lovenest-is-now-guarded-by-anti-terror-cops-armed-with-sub-machine-guns/


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Val on May 27, 2018, 05:00:40 am
More tax payer funded as above.

From another forum

‘check this out! a financial settlement for Thomas Markle, Sr.? https://talesofaconartist.com/2018/04/08/settlement-money-to-thomas-markle-sr/

Outrageous. British taxpayers have surely had enough of this crap.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Rosella on May 27, 2018, 05:49:26 am
^ That extract was from Morton's book. The biography, which I bought, shows signs of speed and cut and paste throughout, and he was never able to penetrate Harry and Meghan's inner circle. The fact that he was hanging around with Tom Markle Jnr (the man who declared months ago that Harry and Tom Snr had met) speaks volumes!


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on May 27, 2018, 06:27:49 am
^ I wouldn't dismiss the book so quickly. The NDA circle cannot be penetrated by the periphery can spill things. Au contrair, I think the book is quite eye opening.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Val on May 27, 2018, 09:17:17 am
Morton is a respected journalist over here in the UK, frequently interviewed on TV.  When his first Diana book came out he and it’s contents were thoroughly investigated by his publisher.  The then editor of the Times was so shocked at its contents that he sat on it for a while and only serialised it when the contents were verified by a higher authority.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on May 27, 2018, 06:10:52 pm
The DM artile that HRHOlya posted seems similar to the one where Meghan's shown subathing without her top on; the one that KP denied was her. I believe she said her clothes were stolen to although it looked like she was using her top as a pillow. Trevor might be talking now since the sham weding as well as other people she's walked over in the past.
They seem to be living in Notts Cottage at KP and a country estate. This is madness and causes discontent with the public who's funding security. The public's rightly ticked off at this expensive affair.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Alexandrine on May 27, 2018, 07:04:22 pm
Sorry but Morton is not very good anymore. I was going to buy his book on Letizia and it seemed very copy paste. Maybe 1% is new and interesting the rest not so much. Though he may have more info if he dealt with the brother.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: gingerboy24 on May 27, 2018, 09:16:13 pm
^^^ Totally agree.  Like his books, let us hope he continues to write.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on May 27, 2018, 09:58:01 pm
The DM artile that HRHOlya posted seems similar to the one where Meghan's shown subathing without her top on; the one that KP denied was her. I believe she said her clothes were stolen to although it looked like she was using her top as a pillow. Trevor might be talking now since the sham weding as well as other people she's walked over in the past.
They seem to be living in Notts Cottage at KP and a country estate. This is madness and causes discontent with the public who's funding security. The public's rightly ticked off at this expensive affair.


Even if H and M gave up security, it would just be more for the other royals. Royals don't live "cheaply."


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on May 27, 2018, 10:38:43 pm
The doomed, scandalous marriage of the ginger haired Duke of Sussex and his older bride: No, not Harry and Meghan, but the only other regal couple to have shared the title
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More than 200 years ago, a red-headed royal prince fell in love with a dark-haired older woman. What followed was a web of love, lies, deceit and royal disgrace which was to last 40 years.
She was Lady Augusta Murray, daughter of the Earl of Dunmore. He was Prince Augustus Frederick, sixth son of 'mad' King George III — and soon to be made the first Duke of Sussex.
The complicated love-triangle they were to embark on was to wreck the lives of the Duke, his wife and her cousin. So let's hope it sets no precedent for Harry and Megs!
The prince, like Harry, was instantly smitten by the older woman. They'd known each other only a matter of weeks when he proposed marriage: he was now 20, she 25. They were married secretly at Rome's Hotel Sarmiento by a rogue Anglican cleric in what was later claimed to be an illegal ceremony.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5777501/Doomed-marriage-ginger-haired-Duke-Sussex-older-bride.html#ixzz5GjyRmg4s
History repeating itself; illegal marriage, her calling herself Duchess of Sussex because she needed the money.  :cookie:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on May 28, 2018, 01:43:09 am
^Wow! I wasn't aware of that backstory.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Little light on May 28, 2018, 01:50:32 am
Neither did I. No wonder so many people were chatting about when he received this royal dukedom.

I heard HM didn't have many titles left to choose from. One was the Duke of Clarence. Anyone else know what the other was please? I know it's slightly off topic, but seemed relevant to ask it here.

Thanks.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Snowpea on May 28, 2018, 03:06:25 am
^Wow! I wasn't aware of that backstory.

Except that Augusta was an honourable and decent woman - yes, she was older, but other than that, Augustus appears to have deeply loved her. The DM...they are getting to me.  :bored:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Rosella on May 28, 2018, 10:51:24 am
^^ I know Ross (a Scottish title) and Kendal were mentioned as possibles, and bizarrely, for a minute, Connaught, which happens to be a town in Southern Ireland! However, remembering back to before William's marriage, Cambridge, Clarence and Sussex were always up there as probables. Windsor was mentioned in a jokey sort of way this time. Of course the Queen could have given something new like she did with Ed, like Mercia, or something.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on May 28, 2018, 11:12:43 am
Success is pretty laughable and with a history. Totally suits them.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: gingerboy24 on May 28, 2018, 01:33:43 pm
Interesting page, you need to scroll at least a third of the way down to where the murkle input starts.

http://alternaticity.boards.net/thread/15/isn-right?page=3


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: gingerboy24 on May 28, 2018, 02:07:21 pm
Same forum, different thread  -   This is page 16  -  I posted this and page 15 earlier in this thread.  However, this is just page 16 and you need to scroll down quite a bit with get to the update of alleg info re haza, worth a look  -  true or not?  Who  knows, anything goes with this dysfunctional family.

http://alternaticity.boards.net/thread/14/royal-fa-ade-hiding?page=16


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on May 28, 2018, 04:03:46 pm
@snowpea, I think the DM is hinting at something to come with the Duke of Sussex article; the overall idea of the marriage being illegal perhaps and the using of the title for money. IMO, both of these scenario fits in with this current fiasco. Harry looked like a man going to the gallows on his wedding day. In fat he was dressed in his military uniform he wears when he's honoring the war dead, so something other than love and duty's going on with this "marriage." I think that Sam's at KP to deal with the fallout of the charaties that might want to not work with Harry anyy longer because of Megs now.
Meghan Markle is not your yardstick for female accomplishment
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-05-23/meghan-markle-is-not-your-yardstick-for-female-accomplishment/9786238
Celebrities are all about image. If you notice now, all of the female entertainers are feminist, social activist, about empowerment and going to 3rd world countries to have photo ops with the poor balck and brown children whilst they lecture us about poverty whilst having the charity pay for their transportation and accommodations. They're all talk and no action.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Val on May 28, 2018, 04:28:15 pm
Not sure if this already on here

https://trad-news.blogspot.co.uk/2018/05/uk-royal-family-now-essentially-dead.html?m=1


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on May 28, 2018, 04:51:22 pm
^Yep.  That article just about covers it all.  Nice butt shot of the Duchess.   :cookie:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on May 28, 2018, 04:56:16 pm
Why is Diana being brought into the article? Entirely different situation. She was retaliating against the nasty stories leaked by Charles' friends.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: gingerboy24 on May 29, 2018, 08:46:40 am
Found this on social medai. True or not?  Who knows, but would not put it past any of that family to misbehave.

https://scontent-cdt1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/33944307_643010932712696_8781694827247960064_n.png?_nc_cat=0&_nc_eui2=AeFz-8Q5o1lZe206ER8gHx0j-2c989jdmPr3SQn-YEN3K4T6B_VDl4p6kAe38D54J2qhyhv240B85pWthEqfl6Ie925aR__9UTrtU3tJgOUDIg&oh=47d94930e9047fc0ec0995e22c24089a&oe=5B8C7EE8


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on May 29, 2018, 12:01:04 pm
^ That is a reference to their ancestors and the pillaging of villages, looting from people, beheading them (even their own wives! - Henry VIII) etc, not his recent & direct ancestors, wouldn't put it past them either, but they aren't really meant


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on May 30, 2018, 04:06:13 am
No Royal Treatment! Meghan Markle’s Mom ‘Miserable’ After Being Silenced By Palace
https://radaronline.com/exclusives/2018/05/meghan-markle-mom-doria-ragland-silenced-royal-family/

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5774789/Back-reality-Meghan-Markles-mother-Doria-takes-dog-walk-L-A.html
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5780151/Doria-Ragland-heads-yoga-LA-week-royal-wedding-amidst-reports-Canadian-honeymoon.html
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5783157/Meghan-Markles-mother-Doria-Ragland-wears-shorts-Target-run-errands-Los-Angeles.html
Three days in a row she's been seen out and about in LA. Why's she news now?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Little light on May 30, 2018, 11:22:56 am
Because I, for one, was led to believe by the MSM that she had given up her job and going to live at KP full time.

Guess the pair of them are on their honeymoon just now. (So they should. They’re just married).


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on May 30, 2018, 02:40:07 pm
^^Maybe Meghan has been stopped from merching since she officially became part of the royal family and its not ok to look cheap so now mommy takes over the million dollar merching business. Of course, she merches products that show that she's down to Earth, private citizen, blah blah blah.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Fly on the wall on May 30, 2018, 04:31:40 pm

Wow! The Queen has a previously unseen photo of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in her living room - and it's gorgeous

https://us.hellomagazine.com/royalty/2018053049031/prince-harry-meghan-markle-new-private-engagement-photo/?utm_campaign=hellouk&utm_medium=social_media&utm_source=twitter&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=internaltwitter

As blury as it is it looks so much better then those engagement pics


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Cali San D on May 30, 2018, 04:42:58 pm
^ :laugh: It looks like she is posing next to a cardboard cut-out of Harry! His posture is weird in that pic. At least William had his arm up and on Kate's waist, Harry doesn't.  :sly:

https://secure.i.telegraph.co.uk/multimedia/archive/01783/royal_1783681b.jpg


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Little light on May 30, 2018, 07:19:49 pm
If he's so much in love with her, why doesn't he hug her back?

I think he's showing hos real feelings Bout MM by having that photo taken and displayed like death that. Remember, HM never does anything without some reason.

Remember Kate at the banquet for the Chinese leaders? She was placed behind a huge bouquet of flowers. They hid her behind them.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on May 30, 2018, 07:55:35 pm
He should have hugged her with the other hand and it should have been visible. You're right. The engagement from him is missing. The front hand and his posture are ok. He is just missing the other hand to show unity.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on May 31, 2018, 02:56:46 am
Meghan Markle named one of Britain's most influential women by Vogue along with Amal Clooney - but the Queen and Theresa May fail to make the list
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Another of those inspirational figures is Meghan Markle – the former US actress who is now the Duchess of Sussex following her marriage to Prince Harry on May 19.
Vogue said the duchess is one of the most recognisable women in the world and has an influence that 'stretches far beyond the ceaseless coverage of her style – as a bi-racial campaigning feminist from America, she is helping to forge a new 21st century identity for the monarchy'.
The former Suits star, who asked her wedding guests to donate to a range of charities rather than buy presents, was hailed by the magazine as someone who 'captured the public imagination like no other this year'.
The 36-year-old has worked as a global ambassador for World Vision and has spoken for UN Women.
Comment:
Quote
Peartreeproduction, Nottingham, United Kingdom, moments ago
Was it her "Grilling" skills, her yachtsman- ship, her practised str. pper walk or her savvy frugality with clothing that led to this honour?
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5788983/Meghan-Markle-Amal-Clooney-Edward-Enniful-Vogue-25-influential-women-Britain.html#ixzz5H2Vbbgnb
It's a very sad state of affairs when a vapid, pr driven woman like Megs makes the list when women who actually do the tough work like the prime minister, whether you agree with her or not, doesn't.  bignono
These are the comments and hollow honors that Harry and the royal family will have to get used to now. She's a vapid hollow celebrity who says one thnig but her actions show another.  Not good at all.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on May 31, 2018, 03:11:14 am
^This is beyond insulting to truly influential women and seriously degrades the word itself.  Disgusting.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: AnaBolena on May 31, 2018, 06:36:07 am
Literally sickening  :ick: :ick:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Val on May 31, 2018, 07:53:25 am
^

It doesn't say much for the Vogue researchers who obviously haven't looked in to her past.  They have awarded her for her fake on the surface acting skills.  Another magazine which has ruined its reputation with its idiotic sychophancy and no doubt hoping for first shot at interviews in the future.   Hello never recovered from allegedly being in Ma's pocket.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Snowpea on May 31, 2018, 12:30:38 pm
^This is beyond insulting to truly influential women and seriously degrades the word itself.  Disgusting.

Well, they had to get their politically correct group of so-called important people that would appeal to their magazine's demographic.  :bored:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: marion on May 31, 2018, 08:49:12 pm
I guess it won't be long before she's Vogue's front cover. All in the name of diversity and political correctness


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: india on May 31, 2018, 08:50:45 pm
I am sick to God of political correctness.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Fly on the wall on May 31, 2018, 09:31:16 pm
Polo star Nacho Figueras recalls the first time Prince Harry told him about Meghan Markle

Argentina's Nacho Figueras is one of the world's best and most recognizable players in professional polo. He's played in tournaments alongside royalty, including his close friend Prince Harry.

On Thursday, he told "CBS This Morning" about the first time Harry spoke about Meghan Markle, now the Duchess of Sussex, to him and his wife, Delfina Blaquier.

"We'd been having the conversation about finding a great girl for a long time with Delfina, him and I. And one day we all went to dinner and he told us that he had just met a girl and Delfi….she being a woman, she totally got it. She said, 'I think this is the one.' You could see it on his face."https://www.cbsnews.com/news/polo-player-nacho-figueras-prince-harry-friendship-veuve-clicquot/


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Snowpea on June 01, 2018, 12:47:10 am
Totally got what? The roast chicken for supper?  :easter-sly:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on June 01, 2018, 01:16:30 am
^^Everyone will be coming out with a nugget of connection just to get their names in the press.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on June 01, 2018, 12:58:40 pm
Secrets of Meghan's signature: Expert reveals why the Duchess' handwriting has changed since she met Harry - and how the 'protector' prince has brought out his bride's relaxed side
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'Meghan is much more sensitive than people realise, and with Harry's royal clout and protection she has been able to relax and blossom more naturally and fulfill her desire to be a humanitarian and do "good deeds".
Comment:
Quote
Lilian 2, London, United Kingdom, 9 minutes ago
These so-called experts make me laugh. "She's likely to be extremely committed to whatever she undertakes" - Really? Just look at her track records and you'll see she's never commits to anything for long.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5790203/How-Meghan-Markles-handwriting-changed-meeting-Harry

Quote
One viewer was forced to do a double take while scrolling through the streaming site when they spotted a show about the royals aligned with a thumbnail from a series about prostitutes.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5791747/Kate-Middletons-body-alligns-rude-documentary-Netflix.html
Is the DM hinting at something.  :cookie:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: marion on June 01, 2018, 02:04:51 pm
You mean her days "working" on yachts??!!! Perish the thought !!!  :shy: :shy:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on June 01, 2018, 04:17:19 pm
Connect the dots!


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Grey Mare on June 01, 2018, 07:16:10 pm
She said, 'I think this is the one.' You could see it on his face."https://www.cbsnews.com/news/polo-player-nacho-figueras-prince-harry-friendship-veuve-clicquot/

Yeah, it is such a shame that Harry thought Meghan was the one just because she did things in bed on the first date that other women wouldn't do.  Poor boy was confused.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Fly on the wall on June 01, 2018, 07:47:01 pm
How Meghan Markle Helped Prince Harry Quit Smoking and Get Fit: 'She’s a Beautiful Influence'
https://people.com/royals/meghan-keeps-prince-harry-in-shape/


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kins on June 01, 2018, 07:49:18 pm
Sure seem to be a lot of Meghan the Savior articles out in the last day or so.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on June 01, 2018, 07:52:57 pm
^They are trying to drown out the talk about the tv ratings and the garden party.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Mandosiel on June 01, 2018, 07:54:06 pm
https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.today.com/today/amp/tdna130043 (https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.today.com/today/amp/tdna130043)

Closer look at the new engagement picture.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Little light on June 01, 2018, 09:00:09 pm
^^^^fly on the Wall

Meghan is a semi-vegan! Aren't we all when we eat fruit and veg.  ???


The crap these articles come out with is unbelievable.
 



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on June 01, 2018, 10:41:30 pm
^^^^ They are sickening and such bs I can't believe it! Those writing them must be falling over laughing.

^^^ I think so too and to sell her to the public. Even Waity had more astroturfers and sugary comments at this stage than Murky.

^ Murky's only a "semi-vegan" (wtf is that anyway?) because being vegan is now en vogue in her H'weird crowd. They're all gluten dairy etc free and vegan and vegetarian as long as a camera points at them. I have read several times now that a whole host of beauty and health people don't eat at all what they propagate they do. And I fully believe those claims.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on June 01, 2018, 11:40:08 pm
QE must have demanded they take a proper engagement photo after the glamour shots were published. Considering she had a screenshot from the Sunken Garden displayed during her Christmas address, she probably refused to put the glamour shots on the mantel.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on June 01, 2018, 11:40:28 pm
I'm not sure what Semi vegan is. But some who say they are vegans say it is "OK" to also eat fish.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Rosella on June 02, 2018, 12:27:27 am
Police Chief reveals security costs for Royal wedding, and it's not 30 million.

https://ca.hellomagazine.com/royalty/2018060149107/prince-harry-meghan-markle-wedding-security-cost/


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on June 02, 2018, 12:42:25 am
Duchess of Diamonds: Meghan Markle has a sparkles collection of worth £1m after receiving some VERY expensive wedding gifts and a loan from the Queen
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Now she owns a collection of jewels worth £1m.
This includes her stunning £140,000 engagement ring and a £241,000 Cartier bracelet.
Other dazzling items include the £450,000 tiara borrowed from the Queen.
A glittering set of £60,000 earrings she received as a pre-wedding gift also belong in her jaw dropping collection of jewels.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5796689/Meghan-Markle-stuck-modest-trinkets-collection-sparkles-worth-1MILLION.html


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Cali San D on June 02, 2018, 03:10:47 am
^The DM won't allow my comment and I posted it several hours ago  :bat:

Oops, Mods, I thought I was on the jewellery section for Megs, please delete this post.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Val on June 02, 2018, 04:12:53 am
^

It was said that they asked for donations to their charities and not gifts for wedding presents?!


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on June 02, 2018, 04:27:44 am
^How much of it you wanna bet she kept?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on June 02, 2018, 06:52:49 am
I'm waiting for the scandal on how much was the buy in for the invitation to the wedding. I'm sure that spots in the church were sold separately than spots on the reception.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on June 02, 2018, 07:21:42 am
^Ooh! I hadn't thought of that possibility.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Rosella on June 02, 2018, 07:27:27 am
Like the Cambridges (and other Royal weddings probably) wedding gifts are OK from family and very old friends that they've known for ever. Otherwise guests, governments of other countries etc,  give donations to charities and good causes. For example the Aussie PM gave a sizeable donation to Invictus as a wedding present on behalf of the government.

BTW, I wouldn't be surprised if the Clooneys and Harry/Meghan met at Soho House. The Clooneys are known to dine and dance there, both in London and in the Buckinghamshire club. I read elsewhere that Amal used the interior designer of Soho House London to decorate her and George's own London home.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on June 02, 2018, 03:24:45 pm
Meghan Markle's mother Doria Ragland says a favourite moment of her daughter's wedding to Prince Harry was when she met the Queen
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But her daughter and new son-in-law had done a 'marvellous job' of preparing her for the first meeting with the 92-year-old Queen, it is reported.
Harry told Doria 'stories about the Queen as a grandmother and what she means to him' to help her ease into the royal family, according to US Weekly.
A source said: 'Doria is saying the biggest highlight of the wedding, of course after watching her daughter say 'I do' to the man she loves, was meeting the Queen.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5798311/Doria-Ragland-says-favourite-moment-daughters-wedding-Prince-Harry-meeting-Queen.html#ixzz5HHHFA0WD
 :cookie:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on June 02, 2018, 06:49:19 pm
^ Of course, She didn't go to her daughter's third second wedding to see her daughter walk down the aisle to marry the love of her live. She went there to meet the queen. Delightful. 8)


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Albany on June 02, 2018, 08:25:03 pm
^^That seems like pure PR to me. If I were the mother of a potential royal bride, like Doria, I'd be totally stressed an terrified for my daughter. I'm sure Doria is aware of the struggles that Diana went through as part of the Royal Family. I wouldn't want my daughter marrying into that.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on June 02, 2018, 09:10:28 pm
^While my mother would have supported me in whatever decision I made, she would not have been ok with me committing myself to a gilded cage. There would have been plenty of conversations about the pros and cons.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Fly on the wall on June 03, 2018, 03:12:44 am
Prince Harry snub 'blabbermouth' Millie Mackintosh? Groom 'put his foot down' with Meghan over inviting the former Made in Chelsea star to their royal wedding

As one of Meghan Markle’s few British friends, Millie Mackintosh had been expected to be among the guests at the Royal Wedding.

But the former Made In Chelsea star, 28, was not at St George’s Chapel, Windsor, to watch Meghan marry Prince Harry – and The Mail on Sunday has learned she may have been snubbed by the groom.

A source says: ‘Harry warned Meghan off Millie. He seemed to believe she was a blabbermouth and better off out of the loop.


often tell Meghan what to do, but he put his foot down.’

On the big day, Millie posted photos on social media of herself watching the ceremony from her sofa.

Millie met Meghan a year before she started dating Harry. The pair were later pictured together at luxury hotel Soho Farmhouse.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-5799179/Did-Prince-Harry-snub-Millie-Mackintosh-Royal-wedding.html

Prince Harry and Meghan planning Los Angeles trip where they'll shun Hollywood’s glitz in favour of city’s poor

The  new Duke and Duchess of ­Sussex are planning a visit to Los Angeles but will shun Hollywood’s glitz to help the city’s poor.

The young royals are keen to raise awareness of charities and other causes close to their hearts in Meghan’s home town, according to sources.


The former Suits actress worked in a soup kitchen on the infamous Skid Row when she was just 13.
https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/prince-harry-meghan-planning-los-12637501


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on June 03, 2018, 04:37:24 am
^Why would they do this when they are supposed to represent the UK and Commonwealth countries? Poverty in the States is often connected to things like access to mental health services, wages, gaps in income and cost of living in the area, and affordable housing - ALL issues that involve legislation and are therefore political. Last I checked getting involved in politics is a no-no. You can't call yourself having a multimillion dollar wedding and boasting about a million dollar jewelry collection then preach to folks in a country you don't represent about doing for the less fortunate.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on June 03, 2018, 05:50:25 am
^You're so right.  Plus, we don't want some pampered royals using our disadvantaged to their advantage.  It's bad form.  Theyre not the D/D of Orange County for crying out loud. 

Wait for an invitation first, please, and work on your own impoverished before swanning around over here.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Rosella on June 03, 2018, 07:14:14 am
I don't think Harry and Meghan will be officially in the US this year, unless, and it's a big ?, he or both go there in support of Walk of America, Walk of the Wounded. The walk has started this week and, after several different legs across the US, is due to end on the east coast in September.

 Harry is a patron of this Walk, which he launched in April in London He might be there for the finish line in September, who knows, but nothing is pencilled in. The couple are due in Austrslia for Invictus in October.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: leogirl on June 03, 2018, 07:27:28 am
Yes, they should be focusing on the impoverished in the UK, not the USA.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on June 03, 2018, 09:01:13 am
I have two takeaways from these articles. Millie served her purpose and Megsy cut her out of her life with a convenient excuse. I'm sure that people who've been used and discarded can say a lot more about her convenience excuses why they can't meet any more. Misha found a $B boyfriend right after the  split from her hubby so she's still intere$$ting.

H'wood and LA don't wait for Megsy with open arms and Megsy doesn't want to run the chance of meeting someone who will say something out of line and hubby number 3 can open his eyes to the kind of woman whe really is. A typical narc move is to try to show that she's superior in front of people who really know them. In this case - she's "above the glamour and the cameras" that she's been chasing after all her life, she's instead a mother Theresa, just like lady Di. She just happens to spend like crazy on jewelry and outfits but hey, that's part of the hard life of being a royal.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Snowpea on June 03, 2018, 04:53:10 pm
Yes, they should be focusing on the impoverished in the UK, not the USA.

But she doesn't care about that - she wants the American media on her tail.  :bored:

I think there would be a big outcry if this is true - veterans, children, the sick going without so Media Sparkles can play pretty pretty princess in LA? Yeah, right.  :bored:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: AnaBolena on June 03, 2018, 04:58:17 pm
I don't think she will be going to L.A yet.

https://www.gov.uk/becoming-a-british-citizen/if-your-spouse-is-a-british-citizen

How long you can stay
You can use this visa to visit the UK for up to 6 months.

What you can and can’t do
You can:

marry or enter into a civil partnership in the UK within 6 months of your arrival - you must use a venue licensed for this purpose
pass through the UK in transit (on your way to another country)
You can’t:

get public funds
bring in family members (‘dependants’) - they must apply separately
live in the UK for extended periods through frequent visits
extend your visa or switch to another visa
work - except for permitted activities related to your work or business overseas, such as attending meetings
study for more than 30 days - studying can’t be the main reason for your visit


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Alexandrine on June 03, 2018, 06:11:13 pm
This is so ridiculous. A representative of the UK does not have a legal right to stay in the Uk.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Fly on the wall on June 03, 2018, 10:18:02 pm
Britain’s Got Talent 2018 final: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle make SHOCK BGT appearance

BRITAIN’S GOT TALENT kicked off its 2018 final with a surprise appearance from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle joining Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams.
https://www.express.co.uk/showbiz/tv-radio/968909/Britains-Got-Talent-2018-Final-Meghan-Markle-Prince-Harry-Royal-Wedding-BGT-ITV-Simon-Dec


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on June 06, 2018, 02:46:20 am
Kensington Palace shares a snap of the VERY cute cards sent to mark Harry and Meghan's wedding, Prince Louis' birth and Charlotte's birthday - and they've received 36,000 in the last month alone
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The image, shared on the palace's official Instagram account on Tuesday, shows cards marking Harry and Meghan's wedding, Prince Louis's birth and Princess Charlotte's 3rd birthday.
The post also offered insight into the extraordinary volume of post sent to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex - revealing that 36,000 pieces have been received in the last month alone.
Members of the public can contact the Royal Family by sending post to the different addresses.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5809569/Kensington-Palace-reveals-cards-sent-Harry-Meghans-wedding-Prince-Louis-birth.html
I remeber a while ago reading that the royal family wanted to control their image on social media. Having a crazy situation playout such as Harry marrying a foreign fame wh*re would get los of media and social media attention. It seems to have worked as lots more interest is turned on the royal family. IMO, unfortunately, it won't last as they'll just be seen as a bunch of useless reality celebrities who get laughted at by respecting people to show deference to them. Is it mean of me to want the royal family and Harry to use Mehgan to forge their way into the social media landscape and to negate the race card and toss her when they've achieved their aim?
In actuality, the Daily Mail and Harry in a sense, made her a worldwide celebrity because she was attached to Harry and basiclly had her name in the press on a daily, if not weekly basis. She's such a divisive figure that's making the rounds in the media and on social media was her mouthpeiece Omid Scobie's admitting that he's talking to the press on her behalf as she forges ahead with her solo plans.  :cookie:
The rest of the article looks like they're begging people to write to the royals and how to specifically write to the queen; like they're begging for fans. This is completely odd.  :dontknow:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on June 06, 2018, 11:56:11 am
Harry's Papa and Stepmama enjoy going on those reality shows too. What Harry and Meghan are  doing is just par for the course now


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Rosella on June 06, 2018, 12:20:41 pm
They were lookalikes on the Britain's Got Talent show. The bloke who is Harry isn't even very much like him.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on June 06, 2018, 02:32:55 pm
We do not want them here in LA. She's coming here to Lord it over the Hollywood people that now she feels Superior to. But it is her hometown so she's going to come with him at some point while they're still married. And he likes it here he likesto hang out at Venice Beach area. At least I've seen him there in the past.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on June 06, 2018, 02:47:25 pm
I don't think they would be allowed to buy property in L.A. Maybe rental but as I recall it's a no no for royals to buy up homes in US.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on June 06, 2018, 03:31:01 pm
Eventually she's going to buy a home here whether she's with Harry or not. If she keeps her American citizenship I don't see how they can stop her. And since now they're becoming reality show guests in the royal family the rules are going to change about what they buy up. God help us if the queen owns America one day. Oh well she can't compete with the Chinese anyways.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on June 06, 2018, 04:46:16 pm
I think since the Sophie issues with her job, more limitations have been put on wives of royals as far as "branching out" in work and buying properties. Meghan could not have employment outside the Firm. And I think there would be complex financial/tax issues if she decided to buy a place only under her name. There are restrictions placed on royal wives. I'm assuming they stay married.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Grey Mare on June 06, 2018, 07:11:32 pm
Prince Harry and Meghan planning Los Angeles trip where they'll shun Hollywood’s glitz in favour of city’s poor

The  new Duke and Duchess of ­Sussex are planning a visit to Los Angeles but will shun Hollywood’s glitz to help the city’s poor.

The young royals are keen to raise awareness of charities and other causes close to their hearts in Meghan’s home town, according to sources.

 :laugh:

More like Meghan is getting upset and whining to Harry because no one has paid much attention to her since the wedding, and she probably figures an LA trip will put her back in the spotlight again with the American media.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on June 06, 2018, 11:09:35 pm
All I can say is that I feel sorry for Harry’s patronage’s and charaties that have gotten sidelined since this chick has been linked to him and especially since the fiasco during the Toronto IG where the vets barely got any attention unless you watched the games on the internet. I’d be more curious to know how many have requested that he be dropped as their patron and how donations have most likely dried up. It’s bad when he was doing quite well prior to this scubas, MM. 


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on June 07, 2018, 12:17:15 am
The article where they will visit the poor in L.A> sounds bogus. As a Duchess she's supposed to do British charities.  I don't think the Queen would allow it even if they really did want to do this.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Little light on June 07, 2018, 12:35:48 am
That's what we thought about Kate and Bill when they holidayed visited Canada then went straight to LA.

I think the RF are self destrcting one engagement at a time. First we have an engagement of HM with WK. Then she tries to hobnob with Hollyweird after a formal trip to Canada. Now we've got this dame in, Nutmeg, and HM is also trying to show her what a royal engagement is. And as soon as that is over, it is LA baby.

Just to be a bit of a rebel, but why not help the poor here? Nurses queuing up for food banks to get them through the week. And folks here would be less likely to get rid of the RF if they actually work.

What they, KM and Nutmeg, forget, as they try to 'out-Diana' Diana, is that Diana went to the USA only after doing extensive engagements here so she had built up a body of work that people would respect. So when she went to the USA, it wasn't as a wannabe as Kate and Meg still are, but as an accomplished woman.

That's what they forget. And they want all the goodies that they saw Diana have, but without the work ethic Diana showed.

And that annoys me. And angers me. And I'm sure, many others too.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on June 07, 2018, 01:47:26 am
Previous first time visits to the US by PD and HM were by invitation from our State Department which is how it should be or else you fall into celebrity status.  That’s what Sparkles and, to be fair, some new royals are.  But MM mostly.  She’s just a lousy choice for a royal, that’s all.  H’wood sequins rarely fall off permanently.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on June 07, 2018, 05:09:47 am
^Not to mention those invitations were extended to people that were either on the throne or will be on it eventually, not the benchwarmers. Considering what's going on with the current administration, I don't foresee the state department extending any invitations to the RF. 


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Rosella on June 07, 2018, 05:10:40 am
The visit to LA is pure media speculation. For myself, I'll wait for an official announcement from KP, thanks, before I believe any of it. As I wrote once before, Harry is a Patron of Walk for America. It's conceivable, just, that he might make an appearance in the US at the end of the Walk. Conceivable, but IMO unlikely. I think the couple will concentrate on UK charities before the Australasia tour in October.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on June 07, 2018, 11:44:52 am
EXCLUSIVE
Royal Regrets? Meghan Markle Misses Her Old Life After Marrying Prince Harry

Apparently, being a royal isn’t all it’s cracked up to be!
It’s been less than one month since Meghan Markle married Prince Harry and became a Duchess, and RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned that the 36-year-old former Suits actress may “already miss her old life!”
“Meghan hasn’t really adjusted well to her new role,” a palace insider claimed.
“She misses acting and she misses Los Angeles. She misses her family, and her friends.”
“Meghan gave up everything for Prince Harry and although she’s madly in love with him, the Queen’s rules are a bit too extreme for her.”
As Radar previously reported, in addition to the Queen’s strict set of rules, she is also said to be at odds with her regal sister-in-law,  Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge.
“Kate is supposed to be Meghan’s tutor, but the two are very different. She will never live up to Kate’s standards,” the source added.
https://radaronline.com/exclusives/2018/06/meghan-markle-kate-middleton-feud-misses-old-life/
This seems plausible because now she’s being “trained” and restricted. Maybe that’s why the articles about her wanting to go back to LA came from and why the royal family’s been urber nice to her so should/when she bolts, they’ll not be blamed.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Alexandrine on June 07, 2018, 12:17:23 pm
Palace insider? lol


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Rosella on June 07, 2018, 12:35:34 pm
Yes, Radaronline is one of those credible sources right at the heart of the British Establishment, lol! And it's picked this up before any broadsheet press in London, and even before the British tabloids!  :laugh:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on June 07, 2018, 12:55:06 pm
Is THIS where Harry and Meghan are honeymooning? Newlyweds rumoured to be staying in £4,000-a-night 'fairytale' castle in IRELAND as beefed-up security sends locals into meltdown
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5815797/Meghan-Markle-Prince-Harry-rumoured-staying-Mayo-castle.html
 :bored:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Fly on the wall on June 07, 2018, 01:20:41 pm
Radaronline drop the ball right here

EXCLUSIVE
“She misses acting and she misses Los Angeles. She misses her family, and her friends.”
As Radar previously reported, in addition to the Queen’s strict set of rules, she is also said to be at odds with her regal sister-in-law,  Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge.
“Kate is supposed to be Meghan’s tutor, but the two are very different. She will never live up to Kate’s standards,” the source added.

She has no family .harry and his family are the family she never had . Kate teaching her , teaching her what ? Come on RO come up with better stories then this .how long  before we get MIO or gossip cop to debunk this


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on June 07, 2018, 02:19:27 pm
Mio will be the one to say how upset the newly royaled Meghan is that Kate, someone she considers to be beneath her and should be booted out, is teaching her and what is worse: she, Meghan, doesn't live up to not only royal standards, but even the royal standards of Kate..


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: buflesse on June 07, 2018, 04:29:10 pm
Rosella, why are you on a gossip site if you constantly complain that we're just speculating and relying on gossip?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Little light on June 07, 2018, 04:38:41 pm
In other words, she hates being told what to do and how to behave.  lol



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: buflesse on June 07, 2018, 05:06:32 pm
Time for something new? Photo of Harry and Meghan is REMOVED from its spot in the Queen's Audience Room to reveal one of the prince with William - just a week after it was first seen

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5816821/Photo-Harry-Meghan-REMOVED-spot-Queens-Audience-Room.html

On display for less than a month...HM making her feelings known



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: marion on June 07, 2018, 05:26:58 pm
^^Next week with ER should be interesting then !!


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kins on June 07, 2018, 05:32:26 pm
^^Ouch. A picture says a 1000 words. Absence of that same picture writes a novel lol


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on June 07, 2018, 08:51:47 pm
Time for something new? Photo of Harry and Meghan is REMOVED from its spot in the Queen's Audience Room to reveal one of the prince with William - just a week after it was first seen

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5816821/Photo-Harry-Meghan-REMOVED-spot-Queens-Audience-Room.html

On display for less than a month...HM making her feelings known



I don't think it's significant. The royals do rotate those photos. I think the DM is trying to stir up trouble again, as always.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kins on June 07, 2018, 08:58:00 pm
Maybe, but the pics in toward the back of the table are the same ones that were there before.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: gingerboy24 on June 07, 2018, 09:21:19 pm
^Yes, I noticed that.  Very significant it is the only one removed.  IMO it was put there a few minutes before photo taken and removed pronto - can´t say I blame HM on that one, murky has dragged the rf even further down into the gutter than they already were.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: buflesse on June 07, 2018, 09:33:23 pm
Yes - not only are all the others there, it seems very odd that it would be removed out of sight after just a couple of weeks.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on June 07, 2018, 10:49:46 pm
Just read that Harry’s at a gala in his honor at KP but minus Megs. Don’t know if this is accurate because it comes from Emily Andrews.
https://78.media.tumblr.com/7683c1adfb1bf01181aaff5158ede742/tumblr_p9z0kw1Ek11xoon3go1_1280.png
https://skippyisheretostay.tumblr.com
Scroll down to see a picture of him in his tux at the event.
I agree that the royal family’s circling the drain with this fiasco. The removal of the picture and her being absent tonight at the gala, if this is true, should be significant but throughout this crap ordeal, things that should’ve happened hasn’t so unfortunately she might show up at Trooping.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on June 07, 2018, 10:57:14 pm
^ I give it a lot of accuracy. So they came back today from honeymoon then?

"Prince Harry & Meghan are back from their honeymoon! Harry was guest of honour @OnSideYZ gala dinner at Kensington Palave tonight. Host @davidwalliams made everyone laugh by introducing him as a newly-married man.
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DfHbHyXWAAIF9sA.jpg "
https://twitter.com/byEmilyAndrews/status/1004825124779036674

"For those asking re #harryandmeghan’s honeymoon... they arrived back today & KP never confirmed where they went. Much speculation about Canada & then Ashford Castle in Ireland. @scobie & I go through speculation in latest #OnHeir but we reckon they’ve just returned from Africa."
https://twitter.com/byEmilyAndrews/status/1004827591596003328

I find Africa (Botswana?) as the most likely place. Went there as 1st "offcial couple's" holiday with that pic at the airport, diamond from Botswana, went there for a hook-up straight after meeting going glamping..


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on June 07, 2018, 11:04:44 pm
Here Are the First Photos of Prince Harry After His Honeymoon With Meghan Markle
https://www.harpersbazaar.com/celebrity/latest/a21206985/prince-harry-after-honeymoon-meghan-markle-photos/


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Sheridan_is_appalled on June 08, 2018, 12:01:26 am
It's going to be interesting to see how the others interact with her at Trooping. I can already see the pics of Kate and Camilla cackling at her.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on June 08, 2018, 12:24:48 am
https://78.media.tumblr.com/17ce6f4c0d001c312252e9455f54ae15/tumblr_p9z3sq3Y0N1xoon3go1_1280.png
It’s cringeworthy when Harry talks about young people and his married to someone divisive as Meghan. She embodies everything a young person shouldn’t be and is part of the problem of seeking fame with no substance. There’s no way that he can continue on this course with someone like her as his wife and expect to be taken seriously.
This is so odd. Why would he do this? She looks like the bride of Frankenstein.  :nervous:
https://78.media.tumblr.com/4ec366e3d3cf8f7cd763ce5f7a95277c/tumblr_p8z6r8Um751uzomqmo1_400.gifv


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on June 08, 2018, 12:35:23 am
All this is very interesting, but I believe that it will take time before she gets fed up or rebels. I can't imagine Kate likes her type as a friend.  But she is stuck with her as is everyone else whether they like her or not.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on June 08, 2018, 01:42:42 am
First Photos After Honeymoon: Prince Harry Snapped Without Wedding Ring
https://www.msn.com/en-us/entertainment/celebrity/first-photos-after-honeymoon-prince-harry-snapped-without-wedding-ring/ss-AAymVKN?li=BBnb7Kz#image=8

https://78.media.tumblr.com/dad2ffedccfdcc1346df692422d3aeb4/tumblr_p9z6rrA97x1xpn99lo1_400.gif


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Rosella on June 08, 2018, 02:00:36 am
I don't think Kate is friendly with or cares for anyone in the BRF, male or female, bar William, her children, and possibly Harry.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on June 08, 2018, 01:31:57 pm
Kate never really had any close women friends. For years she saw other women as threats, giving them death stares if they went anywhere near William.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on June 08, 2018, 02:50:23 pm
@rosella and sandy. agreed


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on June 08, 2018, 04:37:14 pm
It's going to be interesting to see how the others interact with her at Trooping. I can already see the pics of Kate and Camilla cackling at her.

I'd love it too, to see two hypocrites in action. Camilla is not in any position to cackle at anybody, IMO she's the lowest of the low. And about Kate. No Comment. I hope Kate and Meghan team up against Camilla. And cackle at her.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: marion on June 08, 2018, 05:33:17 pm
 That would be a very stupid move and I'm sure Camilla ki s more than capable of  dealing with those two


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on June 08, 2018, 05:53:59 pm
The two will play along and not be rude to Camilla but that does not mean they have to like her. It would be super hypocritical for Camilla to think she can judge either Kate or Meghan. Camilla IMO is darn lucky to be able to marry into that family even though she lowered the bar. Charles is the powerful one who will be a reigning monarch, as a consort Camilla would have to tow the line and not think she can throw her weight around. Charles has proven that nobody is indispensable to him. Camilla lives elsewhere much of the time in any case.  I think Meghan needs to be wary of Camilla and I think Kate caught on about her ages ago.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Sheridan_is_appalled on June 08, 2018, 06:01:33 pm
I was thinking more along the lines of Murkey turning the whole RF into her personal petting zoo.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on June 08, 2018, 10:13:14 pm
George Clooney opens up about dancing with Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle at royal wedding
Quote
While attending a ceremony where he received a Lifetime Achievement Award by the American Film Institute at the Los Angeles' Dolby Theater, he said: "There were a lot of stories, I heard I danced with… everybody." Amal then added: "Yeah… the bride…" And George quickly clarified: "Yeah, I didn't dance, I didn't. There wasn't beer pong. I heard there was beer pong, no beer pong."
https://ca.hellomagazine.com/celebrities/2018060849313/george-clooney-kate-middleton-meghan-markle-dancing/
It was a celebrity wedding and now more of the attendees are debunking the articles that came out about the after party. What else about this wedding is a lie?
It weird on the DM that H/M are used for ads; sneak peak at their country cottage, Meghan’s old home, pictures from their wedding. They’re definitely a celebrity couple and not a royal one in any sense of the word.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on June 08, 2018, 11:05:26 pm
^I wonder how long before the poem story is debunked.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Grey Mare on June 09, 2018, 08:31:24 pm
EXCLUSIVE
Royal Regrets? Meghan Markle Misses Her Old Life After Marrying Prince Harry

Apparently, being a royal isn’t all it’s cracked up to be!
It’s been less than one month since Meghan Markle married Prince Harry and became a Duchess, and RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned that the 36-year-old former Suits actress may “already miss her old life!”
“Meghan hasn’t really adjusted well to her new role,” a palace insider claimed.
“She misses acting and she misses Los Angeles. She misses her family, and her friends.”
“Meghan gave up everything for Prince Harry and although she’s madly in love with him, the Queen’s rules are a bit too extreme for her.”
As Radar previously reported, in addition to the Queen’s strict set of rules, she is also said to be at odds with her regal sister-in-law,  Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge.
“Kate is supposed to be Meghan’s tutor, but the two are very different. She will never live up to Kate’s standards,” the source added.
https://radaronline.com/exclusives/2018/06/meghan-markle-kate-middleton-feud-misses-old-life/
This seems plausible because now she’s being “trained” and restricted. Maybe that’s why the articles about her wanting to go back to LA came from and why the royal family’s been urber nice to her so should/when she bolts, they’ll not be blamed.

The RF has been playing the nice game with Meghan all along so that when the marriage eventually ends, Meghan will not be able to cry racism and claim that they did not treat her right.

I take all articles with a grain of salt but this one probably has some truth to it.  This is a tough family to be married into, especially for someone who thought that she was going to be the star of the show.  Meghan wants to go to LA for the attention because the celebrities and American media will grovel at her feet and treat her like a Princess.  No one is going to grovel and treat her like a Princess so long as she remains on British soil.

Meghan will never reach Kate's "standards" or position because Kate is the daughter-in-law, the wife and mother of three future Kings.  If she is at odds with Kate it is probably due to the fact that she did not fully understand Harry's position in the RF as the sixth in line to the throne and is irritated that the RF has already put her in her place.  So much for the "changing the world" BS that Meghan was spouting.  I suspected that something like this would be coming but I did not anticipate that it would happen this soon.  Meghan and Harry have barely been married a month.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: marion on June 09, 2018, 10:39:34 pm
Murky has flouted protocol several times now so maybe that's her way of rebelling if she's been put in her place


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: CarryingOn on June 10, 2018, 01:06:21 am
EXCLUSIVE
Royal Regrets? Meghan Markle Misses Her Old Life After Marrying Prince Harry

Apparently, being a royal isn’t all it’s cracked up to be!
It’s been less than one month since Meghan Markle married Prince Harry and became a Duchess, and RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned that the 36-year-old former Suits actress may “already miss her old life!”
“Meghan hasn’t really adjusted well to her new role,” a palace insider claimed.
“She misses acting and she misses Los Angeles. She misses her family, and her friends.”
“Meghan gave up everything for Prince Harry and although she’s madly in love with him, the Queen’s rules are a bit too extreme for her.”
As Radar previously reported, in addition to the Queen’s strict set of rules, she is also said to be at odds with her regal sister-in-law,  Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge.
“Kate is supposed to be Meghan’s tutor, but the two are very different. She will never live up to Kate’s standards,” the source added.
https://radaronline.com/exclusives/2018/06/meghan-markle-kate-middleton-feud-misses-old-life/
This seems plausible because now she’s being “trained” and restricted. Maybe that’s why the articles about her wanting to go back to LA came from and why the royal family’s been urber nice to her so should/when she bolts, they’ll not be blamed.

The RF has been playing the nice game with Meghan all along so that when the marriage eventually ends, Meghan will not be able to cry racism and claim that they did not treat her right.

I take all articles with a grain of salt but this one probably has some truth to it.  This is a tough family to be married into, especially for someone who thought that she was going to be the star of the show.  Meghan wants to go to LA for the attention because the celebrities and American media will grovel at her feet and treat her like a Princess.  No one is going to grovel and treat her like a Princess so long as she remains on British soil.

Meghan will never reach Kate's "standards" or position because Kate is the daughter-in-law, the wife and mother of three future Kings.  If she is at odds with Kate it is probably due to the fact that she did not fully understand Harry's position in the RF as the sixth in line to the throne and is irritated that the RF has already put her in her place.  So much for the "changing the world" BS that Meghan was spouting.  I suspected that something like this would be coming but I did not anticipate that it would happen this soon.  Meghan and Harry have barely been married a month.

I 100% agree and I think her face on the balcony of the trooping of the color says it all. She’s in the back and she honestly looks so disappointed and let down like “wow, I’m really in the back.” She will play no significant role in the royal family unlike Kate who will be Queen regardless of also doing nothing and, as I stated in another thread, I highly doubt she has any inclination to dedicate her time to rolling up her sleeves and doing real work with charities which would add meaning to her life. All that together points to this marriage being a huge let down for her in the long and short run, despite the trappings because what she really wants to be is the star of the show and that won’t happen by by her simply being present.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on June 10, 2018, 01:23:42 am
Sparkles also lacks a supportive, present, aware of the customs and fiercely protective family to sustain her when things may not be so splendid in her adoptive Windsor “family”.  She has fallen into quite a trap of her own making, really, during the heady start of this disaster. 

Right now, Harry’s all she really has and when the rubber hits the road, he would never disobey his grandmother let alone, Monarch.  HM gave him all he pushed for and a ton of rope to tie it up with.  He can only go so far.  Or leave it all for love if unhappiness shows up, and it will.  That’s Life.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Rosella on June 10, 2018, 01:52:39 am
There are photos, clips where Meghan is not in the back on the balcony, though. There are also bits where she is seen at ease chatting and smiling to Sophie, Camilla, Charles, Kate and of course Harry. (Incidentally Meghan wasn't laughing at the fall of Lord Guthrie from his horse. RD has a poster who took a look at the relevant clip and states that Harry and Meghan were having a bit of a joke at that particular moment and Kate either sneezed or coughed. It's a moment in time.)

The BRF never occupies the same position on the balcony year after year. They just spill out, in whatever order.  For instance,  Andrew is usually towards the back. He was prominent this year because it was the first time he rode in the procession as a Royal Hon Colonel.

The Peter Phillips' certainly aren't ahead of Harry in the succession yet they and their children were in front of Harry and Meghan at one stage. Camilla and Charles are ahead of Kate and William in succession  yet at several points they were seen with Meghan and Harry having a lively conversation at the back instead of next to the Queen.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on June 10, 2018, 02:33:54 am
Back front sideways Megan must feel fantastic to have all those English people at the foot of Buckingham Palace adoring that family and she is part of it. I don't think she expects to be ahead of everybody when she's in that big group. That she's milking up the attention and the Adoration is par for the course.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: CathyJane on June 10, 2018, 02:43:51 am
EXCLUSIVE
Royal Regrets? Meghan Markle Misses Her Old Life After Marrying Prince Harry

Apparently, being a royal isn’t all it’s cracked up to be!
It’s been less than one month since Meghan Markle married Prince Harry and became a Duchess, and RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned that the 36-year-old former Suits actress may “already miss her old life!”
“Meghan hasn’t really adjusted well to her new role,” a palace insider claimed.
“She misses acting and she misses Los Angeles. She misses her family, and her friends.”
“Meghan gave up everything for Prince Harry and although she’s madly in love with him, the Queen’s rules are a bit too extreme for her.”
As Radar previously reported, in addition to the Queen’s strict set of rules, she is also said to be at odds with her regal sister-in-law,  Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge.
“Kate is supposed to be Meghan’s tutor, but the two are very different. She will never live up to Kate’s standards,” the source added.
https://radaronline.com/exclusives/2018/06/meghan-markle-kate-middleton-feud-misses-old-life/
This seems plausible because now she’s being “trained” and restricted. Maybe that’s why the articles about her wanting to go back to LA came from and why the royal family’s been urber nice to her so should/when she bolts, they’ll not be blamed.

The RF has been playing the nice game with Meghan all along so that when the marriage eventually ends, Meghan will not be able to cry racism and claim that they did not treat her right.

I take all articles with a grain of salt but this one probably has some truth to it.  This is a tough family to be married into, especially for someone who thought that she was going to be the star of the show.  Meghan wants to go to LA for the attention because the celebrities and American media will grovel at her feet and treat her like a Princess.  No one is going to grovel and treat her like a Princess so long as she remains on British soil.

Meghan will never reach Kate's "standards" or position because Kate is the daughter-in-law, the wife and mother of three future Kings.  If she is at odds with Kate it is probably due to the fact that she did not fully understand Harry's position in the RF as the sixth in line to the throne and is irritated that the RF has already put her in her place.  So much for the "changing the world" BS that Meghan was spouting.  I suspected that something like this would be coming but I did not anticipate that it would happen this soon.  Meghan and Harry have barely been married a month.

Since when did Waity have standards?!  :P


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on June 10, 2018, 02:45:19 am
 you are too funny


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sanka on June 10, 2018, 06:18:49 am
Is it my imagination or is MM's makeup really odd on the balcony and in the carriage?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Val on June 10, 2018, 06:35:16 am
^

Someone said it had been photoshopped to look darker particularly on the balcony.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on June 10, 2018, 08:31:04 am
^No photoshop but she did get a spray tan. That orange-ish undertone is the biggest tell.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on June 10, 2018, 02:19:22 pm
In some pics M's makeup et al looked fine, but I saw one pic and it looked like she spread shoe cream over her face, like she did a blackface.
She was just on honeymoon, why would she do a spraytan? I'd say to play up her race and the difference.. It's her one trick pony.

Her ankles (chicken legs) and wrists are her most unattractive features. Yikes!


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Fly on the wall on June 10, 2018, 03:44:15 pm
Revealed: How Harry reassured 'nervous' Meghan at her first Trooping the Colour ceremony (before reminding her to 'look up to the sky' during the fly past

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5826615/Prince-Harry-asked-Meghan-Markle-OK-Trooping-Colour.html


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on June 10, 2018, 04:15:03 pm
^"When planes fly over, you look at the sky."   :laugh:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kins on June 10, 2018, 04:15:40 pm
^LOL!!!


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Fly on the wall on June 10, 2018, 04:32:15 pm
Real good advice Harry .thank goodness you wore there cause Meghan wouldn't know what to do when planes fly over  :thumbsup: .cause that is a normal human reaction if you're out side and you see a plane flying over you look up and she's smart enough to figure out hey everyone else is looking up sooo....


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on June 10, 2018, 04:34:16 pm
^Seriously.

Your tax dollars at work, folks!


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on June 10, 2018, 04:59:39 pm
From now on I'm going to refer to them as the Duke and Duchess of kardashia


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on June 10, 2018, 06:31:29 pm
^ Good one.

^^^ Exactly.
How dumb must Murky be to be told "when the unbearable hell like noise comes closer and you see everyone look up (at the noise) you too look up to not miss the action!"

PS Either the Sussexes are as stupid, or there's a great PR machine at work how he's guiding her every step of the way, incl to the loo. The independent one is so new and helpless!


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on June 10, 2018, 06:54:22 pm
Spray tanning, sinthetic wig, being coached on the dumbest thing one must do like looking up ... beat candidate for the job  lol


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Snowpea on June 11, 2018, 12:37:08 am
^"When planes fly over, you look at the sky."   :laugh:

Or toss your hat, it's the shape of a frisbee or UFO.

Help. Us. All.  :bored:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on June 11, 2018, 01:07:53 am
Maybe she's just trying to copy the flying saucer hats many royals wear like Camilla. Fascinators and Flying saucer hats are the worst. ANd the hideous feathered and fur concoctions.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: CathyJane on June 11, 2018, 02:17:34 am
Her makeup looked pale and weird. And could she look anymore stuck up that she did in the carriage ride?! Great way to start, MEggles.  :bat:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: AnaBolena on June 11, 2018, 04:31:12 pm
Spray tanning, sinthetic wig, being coached on the dumbest thing one must do like looking up ... beat candidate for the job  lol

Ariel?  So you realize she's wearing wigs too?  I thought no one realized that fact.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on June 11, 2018, 04:47:04 pm
^ It never occurred to me that she might, but that blog that's been linked here several times makes for  avery convincing case, I now do think she wears wigs and I think many others might too...

This one, just went looking for it
https://talesofaconartist.com/2018/04/07/meghan-markle-is-wearing-a-wig/


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: AnaBolena on June 11, 2018, 04:59:59 pm
^

https://www.gardeauxwigs.com/

You too can look like Murkey Turkey.  8)


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on June 11, 2018, 05:08:04 pm
^ No fanks :tehe:
They look good though, but wow wigs are expensive!


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on June 11, 2018, 08:26:04 pm
^ The microblading on the models in this site is much better than Meghan's  lol


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Snowpea on June 11, 2018, 11:55:22 pm
Her makeup looked pale and weird. And could she look anymore stuck up that she did in the carriage ride?! Great way to start, MEggles.  :bat:

Nobody is buying her coy act. She is just so unsuitable and that is all she radiates.  :stop:  :Kate:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: D.I.R. on June 12, 2018, 12:37:26 am
mr1974ryan
https://www.instagram.com/p/Bj4muvDloHk/?taken-by=mr1974ryan

 :-


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on June 12, 2018, 12:48:04 am
From now on I'm going to refer to them as the Duke and Duchess of kardashia

Oh, this is perfect!


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: deGuernsey on June 12, 2018, 01:57:55 am
^^ You're scaring me! Please tell me that is fake!! That's seriously creepy! I'm going to have nightmares!  :shy: :ick: :ick: :ick: :nervous:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: LadyLaura on June 12, 2018, 02:00:38 am
my god thats one of the totally creepiest things I have ever seen!! like she is wearing a mask, and the eyes  :nervous: :nervous:
it cant be real, the eyes don't move!


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on June 12, 2018, 01:38:03 pm
^^^^ Those are "living Madame Tussauds wax figures", it's their new shtick and they had these on some reality talent show in Britain in the audience. They are creepy as heck. It was a publicity stunt by Mme Tussauds for their new feature (live wax figures). They should abandon this creepy project :ick:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on June 12, 2018, 02:38:00 pm
^Agreed.  Tussauds is just plain creepy in every way.  That face of MM is a the stuff of nightmares.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: LadyLaura on June 12, 2018, 04:02:29 pm
beyond creepy, I lost sleep over that revolting face  :shy:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kins on June 12, 2018, 04:26:21 pm
Yeah, scarier than most horror films! Just so creepy!


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on June 13, 2018, 02:39:37 pm
EXCLUSIVE
Meghan’s Fairy-Tale World Comes Crashing Down Amid Sex Scandal!

Meghan Markle’s Cinderella fairy tale has been gonged by the stroke of midnight — and a trio of misfortunes proving bad news comes in threes, even if you’re royalty!
No sooner had the newly crowned Duchess of Sussex jetted off for a honeymoon with her real-life Prince Charming when hard luck struck.
On June 4, Markle was hit with the double heartache that her ex-husband, Trevor Engelson, had gotten engaged and another former flame is now set to be a dad.
Engelson posted a photo on social media showing the diamond ring of his fiancée, dietitian Tracey Kurland, while celebrity chef Cory Vitiello is expecting a child with singer Martina Sorbara.
What’s more, RadarOnline.com has learned Markle is wrestling with rumors she worked as a high-class Hollywood *pavement walker* before meeting Prince Harry.
And now, the British royal family is preparing a legal assault against the Internet creeps behind them.
“Meghan’s world seems to be collapsing around her — and on her honeymoon, no less!” said a palace insider.
In addition, the unfounded reports pushed by online trolls also suggested Markle, 36, bedded at least two powerful film producers.
“Prince Harry has been fiercely protective of Meghan and wants to take legal action to get these accusations off the web,” said a royal insider.
The false reports allege the former Suits star trawled for clients at the members-only club Soho House, and landed her TV roles by having sex with showbiz bosses.
Radar has also learned the palace is targeting a website that also leaked X-rated photos of Miley Cyrus and British reality TV star Danielle Lloyd last August.
That same site is now hosting doctored photos of Markle’s head pasted on the body of naked porn stars.
A faked porno called Meghan Markle Full Sex Tape has already been erased from the site.
Prince Harry, 33, is waiting until after the honeymoon to sue to avoid having his wife “stressed by having to look over legal letters,” sources said.
Before marrying Harry on May 19, Markle spent years trying to break into the big time.
During 2006 and 2007, she appeared on Deal or No Deal as a briefcase model, posing in a skimpy red dress.
After playing bit parts in several series and TV movies, she landed her breakout Suits role in 2011.
In February, she was revealed as the author of a racy secret diary that detailed the struggles of a Tinseltown wannabe.
Markle called herself “The Working Actress” and used a silhouette of a director’s chair as the logo for her anonymous blog, which she started in 2010.
It was packed with naughty language and saucy confessions, including Markle dishing about her “magical boobs” and “lots of sex!”
The blog, which was deleted in 2012, also described how Markle was “hustling” for stardom.
https://radaronline.com/exclusives/2018/06/meghan-markle-fights-online-trolls-spreading-sex-rumors/
This is the type of press this trolop will generate and Harry can’t do anything about it.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on June 13, 2018, 02:54:43 pm
Meghan moved on, why would it be heartache for Trevor to move on also and get engaged? I see that as a good thing.

Meghan was not a pavement walker if she had been if Radar "found out" certainly the royals would have uncovered it.

Since when are "online trolls" believed?

I think this is a reflection on the gossip mongers who go in for "gutter" journalism. And the trolls are just that.

The wedding was not stopped and I don't think this will break up the marriage.



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on June 13, 2018, 03:26:27 pm
^^On the surface, tabloid journalism with accusations such as these will only bring out the Crusader Rabbit in PH and be a bonding issue for the two of them "against the world."

However, there's a much bigger potential problem.  She has already lied by denying that there were topless videos of herself that she commandeered.  That was publicly denied by the palace and they ended up looking very ill-informed and naive.  That should've taught them something but I doubt Harry's paying attention.  He's too hot headed and defensive right now.

So, if any of this mudslinging is true and Harry backs her, it will make the BRF look bad and that's the worse thing for her.  Any lawsuit will only allow every rabid journalist in the US to defend their reporting.  If one item turns out to be true and verifiable, the BRF will have no option but to let her swing in the wind.  That will implode on her.  It's not the behavior that will be the problem but the BRF position of misplaced outrage.

Their image makers also know that they are up against our freedom of speech laws so they need to tread very carefully with any heavy handed tactics with our press.  That would be a terrible mistake to make.

This has always been the problem with Sparkles.  She brings along with her a history in the US that is absolutely unprotected for publication on our shores.  There is literally nothing anybody can do, if the info has even a shred of truth, to stop them.  The BRF never wants to look stupid and they really would then and she'd take the hit.  Of that I have no doubt.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Fly on the wall on June 13, 2018, 03:38:04 pm
yup this is just more reason for Harry to protect his woman that whole "us against the world" thing they have going on will be in over drive

this couple will be more annoying then will and Kate ,but will provide more gossip


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on June 13, 2018, 03:39:20 pm
Have they paid any attention to the tabs and internet?

She never said there were "no" topless videos. She never commented. Some account was hacked in hope perhaps of "stopping the wedding." It did not work. Plus Harry himself had his own "nudie" photos online.

If she works steadily as a royal I think the gossip will be more and more ignored.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on June 13, 2018, 03:41:31 pm
^^^  :thumbsup:
Also imo if it comes to a lawsuit in he US and the US media turns out to be true, they'll have a tough time to pay it off to make the whole thing disappear.

^^^^ Certainly no heartache, but some people *despise* it to see their exes move forward and happy (even if they moved on and are happy themselves), in which case such news are awful news for them. Obvs I don't know whether M is such a (shytty) person, but if she is then these news were bad for her indeed. Plus the media spin how when an ex moves forward it absolutely must always be some sort of breaking point for a person (see the shyte Chelsy had to put up with in recent months).

^^ Indeed.

^ If KP denied, then it is the same as M (or H) denying. And yes, the Winds do absolutely keep a very close eye on the tabloids & internet and always have. From reading here (& elsewhere) they even keep an eye on forums and blogs.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on June 13, 2018, 04:04:28 pm
^Re KF keeping an eye on the internet/blogs.  They would be operating under the most egregious lack of due diligence if they did not thoroughly look at every single item mentioned or posted about any member of the BRF.  To think they don't is unrealistic. 

We even have to be careful on this Forum, tbh, because of any outright unsavory post that is meant to be a fact or what have you.  That's why it's important to post and make absolutely sure it's clear that it is your opinion, unless there is a verifiable or published info.  We don't want to stop gossiping!  But, within careful limits.

They watch.  They read.  They keep tabs.  Of course they do.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on June 13, 2018, 04:05:32 pm
I’d love to see Harry defend his SoHoho as this is the type of gossip she’s subjected to prior to that odd wedding. This is the type of attention she gets because it’s believable. Remember she often made trips to London without her significant other and had meetips with Piers Morgan and was trying to hook up with football player Ashley Cole. The DM basically called her a Soho House girl and Markus her “pimp”. She should sue for liable if that’s not the case.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on June 13, 2018, 04:15:09 pm
^^ Perfectly put.

Imo that is also what makes "members only" sections necessary... Apart from the privacy it offers to post personal stuff, it also gives freedom to discuss some things so one doesn't get into trouble for "libel" or what have you.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: AnaBolena on June 13, 2018, 04:54:05 pm
I don't really know if there's any truth to this, but yesterday I watched what started out to be a rather boring video on why Harry married MM.

This woman claims that Harry and Kate are the ones who fell in love, and that since Harry was told to get married, Kate has looked more and more sad.

I'll have to find the video again because this woman had images of Kate and Harry together in what I could only describe was like two people "in love" relating to each other.

This woman claims that Harry fancied Kate after Willy dumped her, and that Harry and Kate grew rather close during that time but that Harry was told he couldn't marry Kate as William was older and was expected to marry so Kate married Willy "just" to stay near Harry.

I know not what to think, but I do remember some really close and intimate images captured of Harry and Kate.  :dontknow:



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: deGuernsey on June 13, 2018, 04:56:56 pm
^ Jajaja was that woman in the video kate? I think she would like PH to be in love with her!  :laugh: Please post link to video. :flower:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on June 13, 2018, 05:22:46 pm
I don't really know if there's any truth to this, but yesterday I watched what started out to be a rather boring video on why Harry married MM.

This woman claims that Harry and Kate are the ones who fell in love, and that since Harry was told to get married, Kate has looked more and more sad.

I'll have to find the video again because this woman had images of Kate and Harry together in what I could only describe was like two people "in love" relating to each other.

This woman claims that Harry fancied Kate after Willy dumped her, and that Harry and Kate grew rather close during that time but that Harry was told he couldn't marry Kate as William was older and was expected to marry so Kate married Willy "just" to stay near Harry.

I know not what to think, but I do remember some really close and intimate images captured of Harry and Kate.  :dontknow:



I doubt this. Harry was besotted with Chelsy Davy around this time. I don't think he was ever interested in Kate except perhaps as a friend. And Kate would not have worked so hard (with cooperation of Mama) to wage that media campaign to Win Back William if she preferred Harry. She was seen with other men and supposedly this enticed Will to want her back.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on June 13, 2018, 05:37:42 pm
^^^ That's bs and that woman has too much time on her hands and too vivid an imagination. H hasn't known K all too well before she married in, he said when W&K became engaged that he looks forward "to get to know her", which means they didn't know each other too well in spite of W&K dating for nearly 10 years and the 3 of them partying together (seems all they did when the 3 got together was drink each other under the table). Kate had always flirted with H when she married in, but it wasn't too much reciprocated by H. Also Kate seems actually happier and livelier since last summer than she's ever been since marrying in (except at the beginning for a few months when she married in, after a few months she looked as often said "like the light's on but no one's home" and that stuck for years on end). Also K was actually caught out with Will Marx in Nov 2007, a time when she was supposedly back together with Will (after their public "big" break up, which means either they broke up several times again before marrying, which seems to be the case acc to those who watched then, and she used men to get Will jealous, which is also very true, and she might've been cheating on Will - as Will also was cheating on K as well). During their break up she definitely worked her way through Will's friends (beds) to get to Will (or rather under his skin/ make him jealous), but Harry wasn't one of them. With the brother is a step too far anyway and a huge no-no, and yeah he was busy with Chelsy then (I think).
If H&K fell that much in love but "couldn't get married b/c Bill's a bachelor", then they would have stuck it out and not she going back to Will, whilst this claim is total bs it also makes no sense at all (it's not an 18th century circumstance when people where matched and forcefully shackled together in arranged marriages so had little choice).

Besides, Anne married before Charles and Charles was way higher up as prince of Wales than Will was (and still is), so always the claims nowadays how younger siblings of royals "can't" marry before their older siblings is such bs (with again totally misdirected claims towards "protocol"), it makes my eyes roll so hard, I wonder if these people pay at all attention to history, younger siblings used to marry 1st even in past centuries, but she didn't have to go back too far, as said Anne married before Charles ffs. And had kids before him!! :rolleyes:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on June 13, 2018, 05:40:40 pm
Let’s be careful we don’t head into Kate territory, ok?  And certainly not PC/Anne, etc.  Thanks. YM


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on June 13, 2018, 11:57:38 pm
Well I hope the Windsor spies read my dubbing the couple the Duke and Duchess of Kardashia. If the title fits......


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: deGuernsey on June 14, 2018, 01:09:48 am
9^ If TPTB lurk here then they really should join our forum. Perhaps they can start by introducing themselves in the appropriate thread?  If they wish a personal tour of the forum I will be their guide. What are they waiting for? An official invitation? Sometime I believe they do read this forum and other times I don't.

And just to make this post relevant to the thread I call theDuchess of SusSex a fraudulent grifter. And a con artist. And a user, too.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on June 15, 2018, 08:09:10 pm
I don’t think it wise for the members of the royal family to pander to what’s in modern day society by becoming like them. Meghan’s like any trashy Hollywood hustler WAG reality type women that’s popular today. Meghan and Harry aren’t modern but an odd opposing couple who’ll only bring mahal and miss cord to anything or anyone around them. Maybe the royal family and Harry are fighting fire with fire but at some point the trash has to be discarded otherwise why pay for them when they’re just like the empty vapid people that’s all over social media, the press and tv?
https://78.media.tumblr.com/5834dd04f9dd3404c68c34b210e5f6aa/tumblr_padon1VtKa1u1pedco3_1280.png
https://78.media.tumblr.com/5834dd04f9dd3404c68c34b210e5f6aa/tumblr_padon1VtKa1u1pedco3_1280.png
Like all social media celebrities, the interest in them dies down unless they keep lowering the bar like the American K sisters have to keep people interested in their tacky lives. Things can only get lower.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on June 17, 2018, 01:36:09 am
Is Meghan Markle a magical addition to the royal family - have your say
It was the ultimate fairytale wedding bringing together millions of people around the world who watched as our dashing Prince Harry made the beautiful Meghan Markle his wife. Audiences loved the way the bride put her own personal stamp on the day – with a gospel choir and sermon by a US bishop – and gave us a royal wedding with a diverse and modern twist.
A month on from that glorious day in Windsor on 19 May the excitement continues as the new Duchess of Sussex becomes ever more a part of the happy House of Windsor.
This week Meghan took a significant new step as a member of the royal family when she joined the Queen for a day of official engagements - her first with the monarch and also her first without her husband. There was a rapturous welcome for the royal ladies in Chester – another sign that not only is Meghan being embraced by her new family, but also by the British public.
Indeed, it seems that the former actress is attracting a whole new generation of royal fans who believe her stylish glamour, intelligence and humanitarianism will help modernise the royal family and give it a boost in popularity.
Tell us what you think by taking part in this exclusive HELLO! poll …
https://us.hellomagazine.com/royalty/2018061649458/meghan-markle-poll/
Do you think the royal wedding was a good thing for Britain and its profile on the world stage?
Did the royal wedding boost the popularity of the royal family?
Did you like the unconventional touches at Harry and Meghan’s wedding such as the Reverend’s sermon and the gospel choir?
Do you think that Meghan is a breath of fresh air for the royal family?
Is Meghan a powerful female role model?
Is Meghan a new royal style icon?
Do you think Meghan is proving to be a good ambassador for the royal family?
Do you think Harry and Meghan will be a power couple on the world stage?
Do you think Meghan has brought a more diverse fan base to the royal family?
Would you like Harry and Meghan to start a family soon?
.....NO to all questions.   :bat:  To me, this seems like a social experiement to see how people would react and to raise up any issues of inclusion and diversity that seems to have griped and crippled the world of late.  :cookie:
This whole sorry affair seems to be pandering to the Americans who think that royalty equals celebrity. Well I guess that's true now that they see MM is an instant royal; an American citizen who has a title and no reprimand for breking long held traditions. The bar's been lowered to the bottom of the sewer now with how this situation's played out that they look silly trying to demand respect and deference when someone like MM now represents them. It's now a reality show where she gets to do as she pleases and the royals go along with it and reward her for it.
Harry's charaties seemed to have gone by the wayside since she came onto the scene. There's more click bait articles about Harry and his Hollywood chick than anything of substance. They're not modernizing anything except giving more fuel to the vapid celebrity culture.



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: marion on June 17, 2018, 08:49:28 am
Last week's engagement with ER doesn't mean she's been embraced by her and the British public. The RF are terrified of being called racist and they are bending over backwards to be seen to be doing all they can to help her so if/when this marriage goes pear-shaped murky can't accuse them of being racist or treating her badly.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on June 19, 2018, 04:16:21 am
https://78.media.tumblr.com/136b07f5286c899664e97ece317e5fa7/tumblr_inline_pajr08HfUI1uvtid8_250.png

https://78.media.tumblr.com/acf27664a9e1a6d1415609fc1d782d00/tumblr_inline_pajtf4Ens51uh38om_500.png
https://t.umblr.com/redirect?z=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailymail.co.uk%2Fnews%2Farticle-5855399%2FThomas-Markle-expresses-regret-not-giving-Meghan-away-thanks-handsome-Prince-Charles.html&t=OTRjOWRkYTdmNjIyNGFkYmQ1ZjcyN2YwNTk2YWM2OTA2NmQ0NDczYyxaUXNhV05KMQ%3D%3D&b=t%3A1PuaSAOfjcMjxmp7aBHiNw&p=https%3A%2F%2Fskippyisheretostay.tumblr.com%2Fpost%2F175028977583%2Fhttpwwwdailymailcouknewsarticle-5855399tho

This is nuts. Why’s this craziness aloud to go on? The family’s a bunch of con artist grifters IMO. Now some people will believe that Harry’s capable of abusing a woman.  :o Will they now go to Ascot and other events just to be seen to bury the articles about abuse? What madness has Harry and the royal family involved with in getting involved with Meghan in the first place?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Rosella on June 19, 2018, 10:47:11 am
Harry and Meghan will be at Ascot today, presenting the St James Cup in the Winners Enclosure.

https://mobile.twitter.com/TimDellor/status/1008975649871196165?s=19

Incidentally I remember items on the Internet from one poster in 2016 who stated there was violence in the Edelsten marriage. I read it in several places but you know what Twitter is, anyone can say anything. There was also an item in Blindgossip today, same subject but not Trevor, ex boyfriend and the father got to know about it.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on June 19, 2018, 11:11:14 am
^^ Soooo, if I remember right, the enagement & the e-interview happened in Nov, when they claimed H asked Thomas via phone or Skype for his blessing, now it's December, as Thomas said H asked ages later.

^ Interesting. On one hand domestic violence and abuse is well known nowadays and predators are usually male so saying this isn't too out of the blue, on the other hand it does seem a touch odd to say that when you haven't experienced it in some way or form.. :think:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: india on June 19, 2018, 11:43:21 am
Low life people are always involved in domestic violence.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on June 19, 2018, 12:39:11 pm
Why did things get this far with this chick though. She should’ve been gone before she started playing games on social media. It’s beyond belief that the royal family has all sorts of security services around them, yet this fiasco’s allowed and continues to get worse. The father talking and causing problems and Meghan showing up to event looking disheveled, possibly high and rough.
https://skippyisheretostay.tumblr.com
Sorry, too much to isolate.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Cali San D on June 19, 2018, 07:17:49 pm
Where are the Sussex's?  :laugh:
http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/newpix/2018/06/19/18/4D6A06F300000578-5860911-image-m-31_1529428142144.jpg

It looks like my York girls are talking about Megs  :tehe: Was the memo, dress in white or cream?
http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/newpix/2018/06/19/14/4D68ACDB00000578-5860911-image-m-153_1529416752627.jpg

Man can't even shake hands without her trying to hold on to him, wth  :-
http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/newpix/2018/06/19/17/4D69923A00000578-5860911-image-a-326_1529424095703.jpg


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: buflesse on June 19, 2018, 07:35:02 pm

Man can't even shake hands without her trying to hold on to him, wth  :-
http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/newpix/2018/06/19/17/4D69923A00000578-5860911-image-a-326_1529424095703.jpg

Wow  :nervous: bignono


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on June 19, 2018, 07:56:50 pm
^ Thought so too. ffs. Grow up. :sly:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on June 19, 2018, 08:03:51 pm
If I may, Kate's nanny has the same style of dressing like Meg in these photos.  :cookie:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: marion on June 19, 2018, 10:31:08 pm
^^^^ Looks like murky knows they're talking about her too !! Harry looks concerned 


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on June 19, 2018, 10:45:51 pm
I doubt that Harry’s attendance was needed today as he’s missed Ascot in the past if I’m not mistaken. So did he attend because Wills wasn’t going to? Was it for a photo op for Meghan with the royals to negate the article’s about what her dad told the press? It seems that they didn’t stay long st Asco after they presented the trophies. This situation’s bad because the royal family look suspicious with their over-the-top try-hard greetings with Meghan. What really gives here? People have commented that Harry looked irritated. Who knows. He does do the same thing that Wills does to push his Waity along; puts his hand on her back to get her moving. The hand holding and her again grabbing onto him is immature and annoying, but she wants to show the world that all’s fine no matter the bad press that her father provided the media.
I think that Ascot took the place of her wanting to go here:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5862503/Princess-Eugenie-joins-sister-Beatrice-Serpentine-party.html
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5862353/Lady-Amelia-Windsor-shows-daring-underboob-tattoo.html
^I don’t get why Harry would expect no one to talk about her. She’s not exactly a lady with a decent personality that people expected Harry to be with. He should be used to people taking about her by now.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Cali San D on June 19, 2018, 11:23:47 pm
Watch the first video on this page

https://whatmeghanwore.net/2018/06/19/the-duke-duchess-of-sussex-attend-royal-ascot/

How dare she touch my Sophie?! She touched an Emilia Wickstead dress  :tehe:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on June 19, 2018, 11:47:24 pm
^^^^ Looks like murky knows they're talking about her too !! Harry looks concerned 

If you are referring to the York girls, then Kate and Meghan can team up and be sympathetic since the York girls gave Kate the cold shoulder.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: meememe on June 20, 2018, 12:02:29 am
I doubt that Harry’s attendance was needed today as he’s missed Ascot in the past if I’m not mistaken.

True Harry's attendance wasn't 'needed' but the Queen does like all the family to attend at least one day during the five days of the meeting although she doesn't push it - especially on the men.

No doubt William will attend on another day this week but without Kate presumably although she may attend - after all it is a ride in a carriage and then she can virtually disappear for hours.

They did present a trophy so presumably they were there to do that.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on June 20, 2018, 12:24:57 am
I think Kate will be front and center at Wimbledon.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Sheridan_is_appalled on June 20, 2018, 12:41:57 am
I can't see Kate and Muddy teaming up. That will never happen.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: meememe on June 20, 2018, 01:35:31 am
IIt seems that they didn’t stay long st Asco after they presented the trophies.

I have just been watching a news report on this event and they presented the trophy for the final race of the day so there would have been no reason to stick around afterwards as there was nothing else happening.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: CathyJane on June 20, 2018, 03:31:36 am
Where are the Sussex's?  :laugh:
http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/newpix/2018/06/19/18/4D6A06F300000578-5860911-image-m-31_1529428142144.jpg

It looks like my York girls are talking about Megs  :tehe: Was the memo, dress in white or cream?
http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/newpix/2018/06/19/14/4D68ACDB00000578-5860911-image-m-153_1529416752627.jpg

Man can't even shake hands without her trying to hold on to him, wth  :-
http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/newpix/2018/06/19/17/4D69923A00000578-5860911-image-a-326_1529424095703.jpg

Is that Fergie in the front row? I can't tell.

I hope so. Although she may treat them better than Waity does. Maybe.

She is so grabby with him.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on June 20, 2018, 05:52:21 am
^That grabby business of hers is so over played and I’m sick of it too.  And, for the record, not all American women do this.  In fact, in professional demeanor, which this is, the number would be closer to zero.  Maybe inebriated bar hoppers or airheads but not on the public stage.  So, I hope she’s not trying to sell this as the fresh, tactile, open US way because it’s simply not true.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Fly on the wall on June 20, 2018, 07:59:59 am
Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex present Ascot trophy to Frankie Dettori
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=80EVjnY_aTM


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: BostonLibby on June 20, 2018, 12:22:04 pm
Thanks for posting that Fly on the wall.  It was interesting to see how often MM touches Harry with, what seems to me, the intention of guiding him in a direction.  It looks very awkward and shows that she isn't following his lead, which makes no sense to me.  She had never handed out trophies at Ascot before yesterday;  why not just pay attention to what Harry does and do her best to support that?  Silly question, I know. 


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Fly on the wall on June 20, 2018, 03:19:22 pm
nothing is confirm yet ,but i read that Meghan and harry will be going to France  in August i saw it on tumblr


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: AnaBolena on June 20, 2018, 03:19:51 pm
About 22 minutes of Murky's Manners, or lack of.

https://youtu.be/9AC2hbRX9lE

The flower parts were absolutely hilarious.  She's seriously and utterly hopeless.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: CathyJane on June 20, 2018, 03:54:01 pm
Love these!!


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: BostonLibby on June 20, 2018, 04:30:42 pm
^^Thanks for posting the video AnaBolena.  She comes across as self-absorbed in a lot of those clips.  It's like she has no sense of where she is and what's she's doing there. 


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Sheridan_is_appalled on June 20, 2018, 04:57:32 pm
She also seems to become petulant and haughty when people don't acknowledge her "star quality".


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: gingerboy24 on June 20, 2018, 06:43:44 pm
Found this on Tumblr.

https://whoismarkusanderson.tumblr.com/

Keep scrolling down, although there are lots of different articles about these two, but keep scrolling and you come to an article headed

 
Signs that Markle could be ‘controlling’ the RFThe article about half way down

It does make you wonder just what is going on within the rf, and why murky gets away with so many things that she should never do.





Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: CathyJane on June 21, 2018, 03:34:17 am
I think part of the trouble is that perhaps Liz doesn't care anymore. She's 91, Phil is pushing 100, Upchuck is still pushing his wife as the next Saint etc. If MEggles is blackmailing Harry, WHY haven't the grey men intervened and done something? Very odd.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on June 21, 2018, 04:00:30 am
https://skippyisheretostay.tumblr.com/post/175091777618/meghan-allegedly-hired-a-new-uk-pr-firmcomments
According to the blogs, MM has hired NYCRealRoyal and another UK pr firm. People on the DM have been complaining about their comments being removed recently. The comments in articles about MM do seem to be in her favor. Media games are being played all around that's for sure.
MM seems to have one foor in the royal family and the other one out. She seems to still be merchandising at royal events and having ridiculous articls written about her as she's the star of the royal family.  :tehe:
Turns her back to the queen.  bignono
https://jerseydeanne.tumblr.com/post/175092815476/fortheheavenssake-anne-in-motion



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on June 21, 2018, 02:13:35 pm
 I doubt she's controlling the Royal Family. But it's true that Elizabeth may not care that much anymore about certain protocols. Meghan is controlling Harry and to the extent Harry controls the royal family she does


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on June 21, 2018, 02:18:18 pm
^I believe that.  Any gushing and the extra attention she's receiving can be directly attributed to the BRF's allegiance to dopey Harry.  That's a thin string for her when the honeymoon period sours even a little bit.  If Harry becomes a source of ridicule or the fascination dims, I see nowhere that she has a fallback source of support.  Kate had her ferocious mother and family.  MM has no one and no reason for anybody in her "adopted" family and country who would not side with Harry in favor of her.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on June 22, 2018, 06:49:01 pm
The moment Meghan Markle breaks royal protocol right in front of the Queen
Blaming Harry for her faux pas.
https://au.be.yahoo.com/moment-meghan-markle-breaks-royal-protocol-right-front-queen-231750342.html

This whole thing’s off. Harry wasn’t seen as a chap that can be controlled by a woman, least if all this one. She seems to still be merchandising, so just like a celebrity does, she’s making money off of wearing clothes/accessories during events that the designer can use for pr. I don’t know anything about engagement law, but this seems like a celebrity couple in some weird agreement. Now people are rightly asking if this is a legal marriage because of her being able to just do as she pleases and the royal family does look like they’re letting her and following her lead. She leaks future engagements and then it happens. It’s just so very odd. Is this s set up for her inevitable downfall? She can’t sue for the royal family damaging her brand because they’re not stopping her from merchandising or having her own pr firms pumping out dumb articles about how she’s an influential fashion icon that has sales rise because what she wears sells out. They’re giving her photo ops but when does this end because the royal family’s brand is cheapened by her and antics


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on June 22, 2018, 10:00:21 pm
^Even I knew that was rude before I joined this forum.  Not only is it breaking protocol in this instance but you don’t do that to a host or senior member with whom you are with while in their presence.  Not during any event ever.  Was she raised in a barn?  Sorry, but breeding tells and I don’t care how snotty that sounds.  Manners matter.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Sheridan_is_appalled on June 22, 2018, 10:13:04 pm
^For real.  Maybe she thinks the Queen is one of her co-stars?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on June 22, 2018, 10:32:46 pm
^ :tehe: well she did come onto the scene tooted as a star. Remember Camilla gushing about her being the star after the engagement was announced and all of the over the top coverage of their tour of the UK.  :cookie:
https://theglowup.theroot.com/a-month-of-meghan-duchess-of-sussex-is-it-too-soon-to-1826999256
Woman like Meghan have been after Harry and other members of the royal family family for years to up their profile and get to merch and such like Meghan does. Because Meghan’s being treated like a star, I hope that she’s being used to have the royal family off limits to opportunist like her. The engagement to now hasn’t been how the royal family operates but they face a threat with social media where a person like Meghan can make their lives a living nightmare with just one tweet/IG post. I think the royal family’s controling the narrative in this case as they’re letting her “hang” herself. The race card’s gone as that’s what she must’ve been playing earlier in this debacle and now the royal family being snobs has also gone. She has no more cards to play and now designers can see that she’s poison for their brands.
The wedding was a pr event for all of the celebrities involved and that’s why they showed up with only 2 days notice. I’m sure a documentary will be done to discuss the threat that social media post for them just as they did for the press threat years ago.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on June 25, 2018, 12:10:38 am
Prince Harry And Meghan Markle's Marriage Is Not 'On The Rocks'
They've only been married for one month, but fans of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle don't have to worry that the couple has already exited the honeymoon stage when it comes to their marriage.
According to a report in The National Enquirer, the newlywed royals were already finding themselves "on the rocks" following what a source told the publication was a "blistering fight." However, Gossip Cop has confirmed that the story is not true at all, and things are still fine between the new Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
The initial story picked up from an earlier false report that the pair was already expecting twins together, claiming that they had a fight over Markle's demands that she not go to certain countries at the end of their Fall Tour due to the threat of Zika Virus, which is dangerous for pregnant women.
"I'm told Meghan turned to Harry and announced, 'Of course, if the threat of Zika is still there in October, we will cancel the trip,'" the supposed source told the publication.
The "source" then claimed that Harry "blew up" at his wife in a rage because she was trying to step away from royal duties, claiming he was livid that she was suggesting they back away from a commitment. From there, things reportedly escalated to a point where Markle was left in tears while Harry walked out and "dramatically ripped off his ring, shouting 'I don't know why I married you!'"
Gossip Cop was able to prove the story was false however by noting that images where the Duke was seen with and without his wedding ring were represented incorrectly, with ones where his ring was missing incorrectly indicating that it was a sign of trouble. However, at the time, he was returning from a workout, and likely wasn't wearing the band because of that.
In addition, while the couple's tour is expected to take them to Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga, the latter two being places where there is a risk for Zika, it would highly unlikely the palace would have included those places on an expectant Markle's publicly announced itinerary. It was also noted that if Markle was pregnant and concerned about visiting the destinations, it would be far-fetched that he would put his own heir's health at risk by insisting she still fulfill the obligation to go to the countries, regardless of the danger posed by doing so.
As for when the pair plans to start having kids of their own, Us Weekly previously reported that they hope to become parents sooner rather than later, but that they weren't rushing into anything right now due to their other commitments.
"They both can't wait to start a family," a source told that publication earlier this month. "Harry and Meghan won't rush into anything. They have a lot on their plate right now. But they both think that when the moment feels right, that will be the time to go for it. They'll make fantastic parents."
http://www.ibtimes.com/prince-harry-meghan-markles-marriage-not-rocks-2694174
 :tehe:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: CathyJane on June 25, 2018, 02:59:57 am
On the rocks and preggers with twins already?! WOW.  :tehe: :tehe: :tehe: :tehe:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: gingerboy24 on June 25, 2018, 10:12:08 am
I think they might have a point here.  I am sitting on the fence, what will be will be.

Harry must fall before he can be ‘saved’.

https://whoismarkusanderson.tumblr.com/


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on June 25, 2018, 10:53:14 am
^So true. Resting on old laurels for Harry is not an option. He chose a vapid woman on his own, now he needs to pay the price. MM will want to have a baby - security for life into the limelight, just like Fergi. She'll also wait a few years - the Hollywood standard for a good wife is 10 years. Then suddenly the extramarital affairs of the hubby will become public, there will be shaming, there will be settlement talks, there will be payouts. Just like with Angie but there are many other cases. I love Anna Faris but she played her cards brilliantly - shaming the alleged affair, racking up the single mom points, gaining the women of Hollywood's sympathy...and she's from the good ones. I can't even imagine what the divorce will look like between MM and PH.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: gingerboy24 on June 25, 2018, 01:48:45 pm
Ooh, bit of photoshopping would have been good.

https://skippyisheretostay.tumblr.com/image/174922429528


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: AnaBolena on June 25, 2018, 02:53:09 pm
^ Oh my, I can't unsee that GB  :sigh:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kins on June 25, 2018, 03:49:46 pm
She looks like she has something stuck in her teeth and is trying to get it out lol!


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: gingerboy24 on June 25, 2018, 03:52:46 pm
She has a bulge either side of her nose, must be cheek implants I suppose.  No, not good piccies, no wonder they photoshop her,  we are obviously not meant to see how rough she looks.  Why not just be herself, we are who we are, why try to hide it.  The truth will always out.  Obviously not aware of a camera on her   lol


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on June 28, 2018, 03:19:16 am
Royal expenditures 20187-2018
Funding for William, Kate and Harry is listed under ‘Other Costs’, which soared from £3.5million to £5million. The accounts do not cover May’s royal wedding but do include the five-month period after Harry and Meghan announced their engagement in November.
The money for the younger royals comes from Charles’s private income. Royal aides refused to elaborate on their costs. One said: ‘There’s a level of privacy. We are happy to give the figure but we can’t go into more detail.’
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5894183/Prince-profligacy-Charles-runs-1MILLION-travel-bill-fly-cheap.html



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: gingerboy24 on June 28, 2018, 11:11:18 am
Charles private income?  Hmmm, the one he gets from the Duchy of Cornwall, taxpàyer funded.  Hardly a private income is it.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on June 29, 2018, 12:47:24 am
Meghan Markle Drove Up Costs For The Royal Family By 40 Per Cent
The Royal Family seems to have welcomed Meghan Markle into their fold with open arms, but according to The Telegraph, it came at a hefty cost.
Last year, Prince Charles spent $8.61 million on the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry's activities, compared to $6.11 million in 2016. The 40 per cent increase coincides with Markle's engagement to Harry and when she started carrying out her first official duties, the site reports.
According to a number of previous reports, Markle was not supposed to have access to the Duchy of Cornwall fund until she officially wed Harry in May, which is why it was believed that the former "Suits" star paid for her entire royal wardrobe herself following her engagement.
If the Royal Family did bend the rules for Markle, it wouldn't be surprising since this has happened before. Last year, the Queen amended her "no ring, no bring" policy and allowed Markle to be the first fiancée to spend Christmas with her.
https://m.huffingtonpost.ca/2018/06/28/royal-spending-meghan-markle_a_23470539/
The question about who’s paying for her very expensive attire will always come up. Maybe again she’s being used as an excuse to have a larger spending budget because the bill went up 40% just for the few months that she infested London with her presence and her lies during the engagement interview and her tour of the U.K.
The royal family is upping their spending so they can make a case for themselves to the government that it cost x amount to fund them and might be a larger amount post Brexit.



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on June 29, 2018, 01:13:59 am
I doubt Charles did foot the bill for Meghan before the wedding. I didn't think premarital appearances "counted."


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: marion on June 29, 2018, 03:47:57 pm
How can one person drive up the costs  but almost half as much again ?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on June 29, 2018, 03:56:29 pm
^Good question.  So far, I don’t believe she paid for anything of consequence or they would’ve shouted it from the rooftops.  I do wonder if she paid for the honeymoon.  That was published somewhere and I see no mention of it lately in current cost analysis.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on June 29, 2018, 05:14:30 pm
I think Catherine Quinn’s salary of £300,000 is in this figure as well as lawyers that have gone after the press and had an apology issued for using Meghan’s grilling video in the Waity toples picture scandal/trial. I agree that she didn’t pay for anything because she’s not rich as the press makes out that she is. She’s a grifter hustler on the make for a rich man to pay her way. In this case, I think that she’s merchandising.
Weren’t Charles’ expense supposed to be scrutinized more and he made a fuss? By having Meghan’s addiction being blamed for the extra expense and lumping it under Other without further breakdown, then he can cry privacy as stated in the article.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on June 29, 2018, 05:31:56 pm
^ Definitely all of that is calculated in those costs that go towards the Cambs and Sexes. Salaries of their staff, wardrobe, holidays, the kids' school fees, anything they can't hoist on the taxpayer. Supposedly the taxpayer pays "only" for security for the Cambs & Sexes, so the rest must come out of Chuck's pockets, but they'll still delegate any cost they can onto the taxpayer (and Chuck's property is really the people's, so in the end the people pay for everything regardless of their spin).


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on June 29, 2018, 11:34:04 pm
The one who seems to bring up the costs is Prince Charles himself. If he cut back on the spending the costs would not be brought up. Meghan does not have anywhere near the wherewithall of the Prince of Wales.  She's not even a future Queen.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on June 30, 2018, 01:29:02 am
Meghan spends waayyyyyy more than any of the two future queens ad on what: superficial expensive designer clothes.Can you imagine how many schools can built, how many people can be fed, clothed, cured of common deceases in Africa with a millon pounds... How is getting dolled up (and still missing the mark) on someone else's dime on brand with the "humanitarian" and "alleviating world hunger" pre-marriage immage... or was this only till she gets the ring.

I also find it very strange that the day after she was caught red handed an article damning Charles comes out. Charles didn't leak it. His two dimwit dependents wouldn't do it. Can we guess who snitched to the press so that the "but what about X" rhetoric can start.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on June 30, 2018, 01:35:34 am
i think Camilla has a ton of money spent on her. Charles is out buying her jewels from the Alice Keppel estate, she needed to have expensive dental work, her hair and clothes are not cheap. It's interesting how the DM does not put out cost figures for Camilla. I think more money is spent on her than any of the younger ones. But the prices are never revealed. Bolland who worked with her for years did not come cheap either.

I think Camilla gets the lion's share of $$$$ spent on her.

Meghan just joined the royal family. She had her $$$ of her own to spend. As an actress she had clothing lent to her and got discounts. The DM only gives list prices. I think it premature to say Meghan spends more than the others.

I think Camilla is no. 1 on the hit parade with the most money being spent on her. Her dresses may look dowdy but they don't come from K Mart. She also needs the spa treatments which probably cost a fortune.

Kate does not shop at K Mart but I think Camilla puts her in the shade too.

I doubt Meghan "snitches" to the press. With all the DM click bait I'd be surprised if she had anything to do with them much less leak stories.

But nobody will dare do an inventory of Camilla's and Charles' high maintenance. $$$> It would ruffle his feathers and some are bucking for honors from him.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on June 30, 2018, 01:41:13 am
Camilla doesn't cheap merch. That's why we don't see how much is spent on her. Even if it's a lot, that's hardly any excuse a fake humanitarian to spend a million on jewels and a million on clothes for only 6 months. That's insane.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on June 30, 2018, 05:47:59 am
 :goodpost:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on June 30, 2018, 12:06:57 pm
^^ Exactly. Also Camilla is the wife of the 1st in line, the heir. Also Cam doesn't pretend to be some humanitarian intent on "changing the world". Murky has been married in for all of 5 minutes and has already outspent Kate. Esp comparing to the 1st year. Murky Murkles ought to shop some more on Ken High Street, it's right outside her palace.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: buflesse on June 30, 2018, 01:38:10 pm
It is extraordinary that the wife of the 6th in line to the throne has so far worn Prada, Givenchy and Cartier (etc) and she’s been married for just over a month.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on June 30, 2018, 01:41:09 pm
Of course Camilla does, the woman who never showed any interest in charities all of a sudden became so because she wanted to be a royal. She had to cooperate with Bolland who found her lazy. Now she's a great humanitarian helping other women, helping people read books, and helping animals and so on and so forth. And amazingly this woman got an "honorary doctorate" bought for her by Prince Charles. If Meghan got one I could just see some boards light up.

Meghan has not talked about changing the world after she became a royal. She just married in. THe DM has no clue about how much she actually spent. ANd this was before she became a royal. When she's been a royal for a year and the money is totaled up and compared with what the others spend that same year, that would be a fairer assessment. But I doubt Camilla's massive expenditures will be revealed. Camilla also does the minimum is not that well liked by all.

Kate spends money like water and she also plays humanitarian. They all try to justify the perks and privileges by playing humanitarian and helper of the "Less fortunate." To study of she outspent Kate, then get some accountants to audit both women's finances and one year after M and H wedding present the results. The DM should be taken with a grain of salt. They like the clickbait articles about Meghan.

Meghan spent her own money as a private citizen pre the wedding day.

I know many just can't stand her but I think before such claims by the DM are taken as "fact" more time should be given to see how much she works and spends. I think it is too soon to tell.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on June 30, 2018, 02:19:42 pm
^ We don't know who paid for M's stuff pre marriage, it's pretty normal for a boyfriend (never mind fiance) to pay for his beloved's things as a gesture of love. Murky never had that much money to begin with and I think she drained a good bit of her savings before marriage, for the things she did pay.

Kate has never pretended to be a humanitarian either. She also didn't pull "humanitarian visits" stunts to India or Africa before engagement. The palace tried to sell her as "not just a clothes-horse" and "keen on hitting the ground running" but K never said or pretended anything to that effect, there's really no pretence that she cares about the less fortunate or anything in that vein.

I do think the comparison is fair, Camzilla also never pretended to be anything and no one really sees her as a humanitarian. Her work with domestically abused women is all good and dandy, but she's not pretending to have a bleeding heart.

Kate is sold as the "frugal" duchess and to be a fan of the "High Street" and to be fair in private she's still seen a great deal in High Street stuff, though she isn't frugal, that's a load of bs, but she definitely has a better grip on mixing High End and High Street. Murky so far is only ever in High End, and foreign brands at that. Kate's rolling out onto the expensive stuff was slower and more deliberate. Murky is kinda nouveau riche in her behaviour, instantly spending the big bucks on the big brands. At the beginning K was mostly in High Street stuff and expensive but not unobtainable brands (LK Bennett, Reiss etc).

All the women are in it for the glamour, jewels, clothes, titles and prestige (talking Camz, K, M), but M is the least cautious and the one with the greatest pretence so far.

Honorary Doctrates are handed out like sweets, same with OBEs, MBEs and all those kinds of titles. Not to be taken seriously (anymore).


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on June 30, 2018, 02:42:50 pm
I wanna hold your hand! Royal fans dismiss claims that Meghan Markle made another faux pas by trying to take Prince Harry's hand at ceremony
Critics have slammed the Duchess of Sussex for attempting to hold her husband's hand at a ceremony.
But fans have defended Meghan Markle after she tried to touch Prince Harry at the Young Leaders Reception at Buckingham Palace.
Although there is no recorded rule that the married couple can't hold hands or touch in public, body language guru Robin Kermode said Meghan's move went against Royal orthodoxy.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5903655/I-wanna-hold-hand-Royal-fans-dismiss-claims-Meghan-Markle-faux-pas.html
Harry made it obvious in the video that he didn't want to be bothered with her. Besides, it does look unprofessional holding hands and touching unnecessarily when out on public duties. She acts like a teenager always wanting to touch him and in her mind, to prove to people that all is well with them.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on June 30, 2018, 02:56:38 pm
^Good heavens these fans are clueless.  It’s unprofessional.  Period.  Plus, it will come back to bite her when the marriage stabilizes so when they don’t cling it’ll be “Trouble In Paradise?” headlines when it’s just normal marital behavior.  Or, they’ll blame the BRF for “stifling” her.  She’s creating problems and drama unnecessarily.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on June 30, 2018, 03:05:14 pm
^ :thumbsup: Exactly.



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on June 30, 2018, 03:51:52 pm
I wanna hold your hand! Royal fans dismiss claims that Meghan Markle made another faux pas by trying to take Prince Harry's hand at ceremony
Critics have slammed the Duchess of Sussex for attempting to hold her husband's hand at a ceremony.
But fans have defended Meghan Markle after she tried to touch Prince Harry at the Young Leaders Reception at Buckingham Palace.
Although there is no recorded rule that the married couple can't hold hands or touch in public, body language guru Robin Kermode said Meghan's move went against Royal orthodoxy.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5903655/I-wanna-hold-hand-Royal-fans-dismiss-claims-Meghan-Markle-faux-pas.html
Harry made it obvious in the video that he didn't want to be bothered with her. Besides, it does look unprofessional holding hands and touching unnecessarily when out on public duties. She acts like a teenager always wanting to touch him and in her mind, to prove to people that all is well with them.


Oh please. THis is the 21st century not the Middle ages. She did this out of habit. IT is not going to change the fate of the Planet Earth.

I don't know what Harry made obvious. NOw that they are married (and the wedding was not called off), they appear to be watched under a microscope hoping his "attitude" (never hers) has changed and they will break up. I doubt that will happen. She will learn. It's only been over a month now.

As far as the money she allegedly spends. Charles not in a trillion years would spend megabucks in One Month after the marriage on his second daughter in law. She had her own money, got freebies and deep discounts as an actress. The DM can say anything they want because I doubt there will be any audits or financial disclosures on th Family.

She did not dispose of the pre marital clothing, she kept it so the DM is busy researching the "book" price of the clothing and make up figures that she supposedly "spent". MOre click bait more revenue for DM.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on June 30, 2018, 04:15:38 pm
Yes Charles is tight and I don't think he bankrolled Murky before marriage, but Harry has his own millions he can spend as he wants to. It's not like Chucky is the only person Murky can mooch off, and Haz has demonstrated time and time again that he isn't the brightest bulb, just like his brother.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on June 30, 2018, 04:43:07 pm
Harry if he used his inheritance money from Diana is not spending "taxpayer" money. But she had her own wardrobe before the wedding. In the past royal brides have come with their own wardrobes from their country of origin (if they were from another kingdom).


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on June 30, 2018, 07:09:41 pm
Since Harry may only have a small stipend from the military and never worked a day in his life, then all of it is funneled through the taxpayer.  He pays no rent, utilities, personal protection or even pumps and pays for his own gasoline.  To try and sell that Harry is an independent person who earned his own way is ludicrous.  Even Diana’s money, if you backtrack far enough is courtesy of the taxpayer.  She didn’t make millions as a teacher’s aid. 

So, these two should expect scrutiny and/or frustration re their expenditures.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on June 30, 2018, 07:53:55 pm
Meghan and Serena Williams join the polo set: The Duchess of Sussex is joined by tennis legend and her billionaire husband to watch Harry and Prince William play in charity polo match
Prince Harry's appearance today comes after he thrilled sports fans at a charity match in Oxfordshire yesterday.  
Harry was seen squatting in his riding helmet following on from yesterday, when he made a surprise appearance at British Polo Day in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire.
Friday's event, which saw Prince Harry and the US-based Valiente team take on the UAE, raised £200,000 for the Royal Foundation and Sentebale, two charities of which he is patron.
But it was Harry and Clarkin's team who triumphed and the pair were seen beaming as they posed for photos at the end of the match.  
Harry has a number of polo matches lined up this summer, giving Meghan plenty of opportunities to watch her husband in action.
The newlyweds made their first appearance as a couple when they attended the Audi Polo Challenge at Coworth Park, Berkshire, in May last year.
The event offered royal supporters one of the first glimpses of the now Duke and Duchess of Sussex together when they were spotted embracing in the car park.
The outing, which saw the duchess being introduced to some of Harry's closest confidants, give yet another sign of the seriousness of their relationship.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5904175/Meghan-Markle-Serena-Williams-watch-Prince-Harry-play-polo.html
Just like last year when she got kicked out, she’s still in the parking lot this year.  :cookie:  
Celebrities call Splash photo agency when they want pr for themselves. Harry went to 2 polo matches without her so far, so she again looks like she showed up to this one unexpectedly. Splash only took pictures of her and other legitimate agencies took photos of Serena and her husband.
This is a paid pap stroll because she called the photographer otherwise why wasn’t she photographed by the other photo agencies that were there? Splash is the go-to for celebrities wanting press.
https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/6664849/meghan-markle-prince-harry-polo-audi-cup/
All the polo playing to raise money for charity whilst Meghan apparently spends thousands of pounds per outfit. Crazy.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on June 30, 2018, 08:53:38 pm
^^ Exactly.

Diana's money came from the divorce settlement from Chuck, which came from his duchy, which belongs to the people. There are no known trustfunds or inheritance that Diana received. The commonly accepted knowledge is that all her millions and nearly all she had came from Chuck. All she had went largely onto her sons.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on June 30, 2018, 10:14:13 pm
Diana did come into an inheritance  of her own at age 18 or 19 from an American ancestor. That's how she was able to buy the flat where she lived with the roommates. I think there must have been some bequests for her from John Spencer's estate. How William or Harry used the inheritance from Diana will probably be never revealed to the public.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on June 30, 2018, 11:01:47 pm
If Harry splashed 1 mil out of his own pocket on the fake wife he's winning the dumbest of the dumbest Oscar. I don't condone men spending on their women but clearly Meghan has serious lack in the decorum, style and taste departments and overcompensate with expensive stuff that doesn't look good on her. R&R, Dior and OdR already dissosiated themselves from her and that's post wedding..


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on June 30, 2018, 11:10:20 pm
^^ The flat was bought by Diana's mother (& possibly father, but Frances is always quoted as buyer) as 18th bday present and the rent she collected from her friends was way below market value and a pittance. From her father she received a Cartier tank francaise gold watch. I can imagine that she inherited some things (amongst them money), but I strongly suspect nothing overly big or much, otherwise I expect it would have weasled its way into the public.

I too, as pointed out by members here, find it interesting that this early on there's such a big campaign on M's wardrobe & spending. It constantly reminds me of the time when Chuck leaked via his friends Diana's cost and spending of her wardrobe, only it didn't work because she worked a lot and the public liked her. This is in any case a bit weird and seems like someone specific might be behind it. How's Tungsten weathering this, does she suspect backstabbers? Even in the form of her father-in-law, the family she "never had"? :spy:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on July 01, 2018, 12:06:49 am
One of her American ancestor left a legacy to his descendants. Diana did get some money from that but I don't know the amount. She did not really have to work but she did anyway, taking two part time jobs at age 19.

No way would Charles give newlywed daughter in law $$$ to buy an expensive wardrobe. Technically she did not "spend" one million dollars nor did her father in law. SHe had her own wardrobe and brought the clothing with her. I doubt she paid "book price" for the clothing--she probably got deep discounts and "freebies" during her career as an actress.

The DM is "leaking" the alleged story. They just put the book prices of the clothing in and what MM actually paid is not known. DM is stirring the pot and using a lot of click bait lately. No way would Prince Charles pony up a million dollars for her clothing budget. No way.

I'm not even Sure Chuck gave her the name Tungsten. IT sounds fictional. It also sounds out of character he would give her some weird name taking from a Van Der Post book or one of his gurus if he nicknames his daughters in law.

And unlike Kate, Meghan worked for a living pre marriage and made money from her work in Suits.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: dianab on July 01, 2018, 01:17:34 am
i'm sure charles pays all what's related to meghan post wedding (probably since engagement)... he knows very well with his duchy he's expected to fund william and harry and their families expenses... he payed diana's lifestyle and staff during the war of waleses and it wasnt about gentlemanly behavior but because it's way it is in that firm... oops family...


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sanka on July 01, 2018, 03:59:43 am
Very strange photos at the polo where Meghan had a fascination with the boot of the car. It looked like she was selling something.




Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: CathyJane on July 01, 2018, 05:20:20 am
Maybe she is. Possibly yoga mats touched by MEggles magic feminist hands.  8)


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on July 01, 2018, 04:30:03 pm
Meghan's million-dollar wardrobe! As Givenchy unveils its new collection, the Duchess of Sussex is expected to snap up key pieces - with VERY expensive price tags - from her favourite designer
The cost of copying the Duchess of Sussex's wardrobe is already estimated to cost $1 million (£760,000) according to The Sunday Times, and is likely to increase as her favourite designer, Givenchy launches its latest collection on Sunday.
And while her bridal gown was eye-watering £200,000, even her more casual Givenchy pieces are an unattainable price with her dress worn to her first solo engagement with the Queen estimated at over £10,000.
However, her fashion followers are yet to be deterred with fashion app Lyst, revealing that searches for Givenchy dresses are up by 110 per cent since the Duchess has made it her go-to label.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5905779/The-cost-imitating-Meghans-wardrobe-set-rise.html
There seems to ebe no real oucry from the people about this chick's expenditures. She's allowed to wear these outrageously expensive attire and Charles is ok with picking up the bill? It makes no sense.  ??? The more articles like this come out the more people should question how tho is being allowed and how exactly it's paid for. Comments about the clothes being on loan or pirchased at a discounts I believe a no-no's for the royal family.

Back to her style roots! Meghan cuts a VERY casual figure in jeans and a shirt as she and Prince Harry make a surprise appearance at a polo match in Ascot on what would have been Diana's 57th birthday
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5906391/Meghan-Prince-Harry-make-surprise-appearance-polo-match-Ascot.html
See, she can do whatever she wants and nothing happens to her. This is beyond nuts.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: AnaBolena on July 01, 2018, 04:44:45 pm
Has anyone else ever wondered why they "need" such expensive clothing for what is mainly charity work?   I more understand a higher amount for evenings, but for day to day "firm work".  What for?!?!  :cookie:

The truly wealthy (earned wealth) know it is wiser to live just below one's means.



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on July 01, 2018, 07:27:07 pm
Mods, please move to the appropriate thread if this isn’t it.
Defence Secretary plots to recruit the Royal Family to make his case to the PM for higher military spending
The Defence Secretary has been in a running battle with Downing Street and the Treasury as he demands an extra funding for the Ministry of Defence. 
MPs on the defence committee have said at least £2billion a year extra is needed. 
After being rebuffed by Prime Minister Theresa May - who challenged him to justify Britain remaining as a 'tier one' military power - Mr Williamson is said to have sought new ways to influence policy.
Senior MOD sources told the Sunday Times the Queen was one of few people who could change the PM's mind - with Prince Charles and Prince Harry the best way to recruit the Monarch.
MoD sources told the Sunday Times the royal family could be influential in the debate despite their need to remain politically neutral at all times.
'The strategy has to be to get to people who have access to the PM. Ask yourself who has access and influence. Her husband is one, the Queen would be another.
'I think you can get to the royal family through Prince Charles and you get to Harry too, who has recent frontline experience.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5905951/Gavin-Williamson-plots-recruit-Royal-Family-make-case-higher-defence-spending.html
Yeah, why not. Rules have been broken by the royals since Meghan came onto the scene that they’re now more celebrities than royals so them getting into political situations wouldn’t be an issue. Wills put himself into one vowing he wants to sort out peace in the Middle East.  bignono


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on July 01, 2018, 08:28:33 pm
With William making promises he cannot keep and he is not supposed to be meddling in politics, the next two monarchs may be "meddlers." 


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: CathyJane on July 02, 2018, 03:35:50 am
Very strange photos at the polo where Meghan had a fascination with the boot of the car. It looked like she was selling something.




I finally saw the video and it looks to me like she is looking for something and doesn't want to be seen. She looks extremely guilty when she's told off as well as a bit later when she's skulking around the car. Looking for Harry's cell phone perhaps?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on July 02, 2018, 02:35:43 pm
They will be the last two


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: gingerboy24 on July 02, 2018, 03:51:28 pm
I wanna hold your hand! Royal fans dismiss claims that Meghan Markle made another faux pas by trying to take Prince Harry's hand at ceremony
Critics have slammed the Duchess of Sussex for attempting to hold her husband's hand at a ceremony.
But fans have defended Meghan Markle after she tried to touch Prince Harry at the Young Leaders Reception at Buckingham Palace.
Although there is no recorded rule that the married couple can't hold hands or touch in public, body language guru Robin Kermode said Meghan's move went against Royal orthodoxy.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5903655/I-wanna-hold-hand-Royal-fans-dismiss-claims-Meghan-Markle-faux-pas.html
Harry made it obvious in the video that he didn't want to be bothered with her. Besides, it does look unprofessional holding hands and touching unnecessarily when out on public duties. She acts like a teenager always wanting to touch him and in her mind, to prove to people that all is well with them.


Totally agree.  If they have not "trained" her yet, then they need to keep her away from public engagements.  She is 36 (maybe more by the look of her), not a 6 year old. She was an alleged actress (not a good one IMO) and meant to have confidence and be able to do the right thing.  She can learn, she has all day and every day, no job or anything else.  Just shows herself up every time.

As for the polo debacle, if that was my husband I would not be skulking around and looking to see if anyone noticed me rooting in his car boot.  I would just go and look for what I wanted, see if it was there, close the boot when finished and stroll off, not a care in the world.  Only people carry out a bit of skullduggery carry on like that.  What husband is going to be cross if his wife roots about for something in the boot.  Nope, she gave me the impression that she was looking for something in that boot that dork haza might not have told her about, and she wanted to find out.  Body language is a wonderful thing, and her body language spoke absolute volumes, no words required.  Many blogs, tweeters etc point it out, and absolutely astonished at her body language and skullduggery, too bad she got caught out, although there is the odd sugar on twitter trying to defend her.  What can´t speak can´t lie as they say.  Had she gone to car, nonchalantly, rooted about, closed boot, come away, nobody would have thought any more of it.  It was her whole attitude/body language/looking around to see if anyone watching that gave her away, big time, IMO.  It is the 21st century, too many with cameras, cell phones, etc., why she thought she would not be found out is beyond me, just shows how utterly stupid she was.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: marion on July 02, 2018, 04:13:21 pm
We need a Labour government like we need a hole in the head but are least Corbyn's mob would soon send those 2 packing  instead of being so sychophantic like May , Cameron etc.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on July 02, 2018, 04:42:25 pm
I wanna hold your hand! Royal fans dismiss claims that Meghan Markle made another faux pas by trying to take Prince Harry's hand at ceremony
Critics have slammed the Duchess of Sussex for attempting to hold her husband's hand at a ceremony.
But fans have defended Meghan Markle after she tried to touch Prince Harry at the Young Leaders Reception at Buckingham Palace.
Although there is no recorded rule that the married couple can't hold hands or touch in public, body language guru Robin Kermode said Meghan's move went against Royal orthodoxy.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5903655/I-wanna-hold-hand-Royal-fans-dismiss-claims-Meghan-Markle-faux-pas.html
Harry made it obvious in the video that he didn't want to be bothered with her. Besides, it does look unprofessional holding hands and touching unnecessarily when out on public duties. She acts like a teenager always wanting to touch him and in her mind, to prove to people that all is well with them.


I doubt she was doing anything sinister.

If she did not want to show affection she'd be called the Ice Maiden. IMO anyway.



Totally agree.  If they have not "trained" her yet, then they need to keep her away from public engagements.  She is 36 (maybe more by the look of her), not a 6 year old. She was an alleged actress (not a good one IMO) and meant to have confidence and be able to do the right thing.  She can learn, she has all day and every day, no job or anything else.  Just shows herself up every time.

As for the polo debacle, if that was my husband I would not be skulking around and looking to see if anyone noticed me rooting in his car boot.  I would just go and look for what I wanted, see if it was there, close the boot when finished and stroll off, not a care in the world.  Only people carry out a bit of skullduggery carry on like that.  What husband is going to be cross if his wife roots about for something in the boot.  Nope, she gave me the impression that she was looking for something in that boot that dork haza might not have told her about, and she wanted to find out.  Body language is a wonderful thing, and her body language spoke absolute volumes, no words required.  Many blogs, tweeters etc point it out, and absolutely astonished at her body language and skullduggery, too bad she got caught out, although there is the odd sugar on twitter trying to defend her.  What can´t speak can´t lie as they say.  Had she gone to car, nonchalantly, rooted about, closed boot, come away, nobody would have thought any more of it.  It was her whole attitude/body language/looking around to see if anyone watching that gave her away, big time, IMO.  It is the 21st century, too many with cameras, cell phones, etc., why she thought she would not be found out is beyond me, just shows how utterly stupid she was.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on July 02, 2018, 07:13:18 pm
'It took my breath away': Oprah admits she was stunned by the 'depth of emotion' at the royal wedding - as she insists everyone should aim to be as 'radiant, joyful, and alive as Meghan'
For the millions of people who watched Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal wedding, it was a fairy tale come true, but for Oprah Winfrey, it was a symbol of hope and the power of love.
After attending the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's star-studded nuptials in May, the 64-year-old media mogul opened up about the experience and the deeper meaning behind the couple's union in the August issue of O, The Oprah Magazine, which hits newsstands on July 10.
'What the Harry and Meghan moment symbolized for me are the possibilities that await us all when we choose love—in any form,' Oprah wrote in her 'What I Know For Sure' column.
Oprah said she had the same takeaway when she listened to the Most Reverend Michael Curry’s sermon about the power of love at the ceremony, noting that you couldn't watch the Harry and Meghan's nuptials without feeling it.
'It gave us hope, that wedding. Hope that we can all do what Mara Gay described in her New York Times opinion piece as "imagining the day when we wake up and remember who we want to be,"' she explained.
'We all want to feel as radiant, joyful, and alive as Meghan looked on her way down the aisle to meet Harry. Both of them were glowing with happiness,' she added.
'I can’t wait to see the goodness that will come from their union. Goodness that I know for sure will help change the way the world thinks about what is possible, even more than it already has.'
Although Oprah is one of the most famous women in the world, she, too, was blown away when she stepped onto the grounds of Windsor Castle, and she admitted she was 'unprepared for the depth of emotion' she felt in that moment.
'It literally took my breath away,' she recalled. 'I exclaimed out loud to no one in particular: "Whoa! This right here is a whole 'nother level!"'
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5910045/Oprah-discusses-depth-emotion-royal-wedding.html
I feel embarrassed for Oprah talking this utter bs. Nothing good will come from this marriage unless it has something to do with blind worship of celebrity because Meghan’s still a lowlife Soho House woman on the make, a user of people and a troublemaker. She looked drugged up and disconnected during the wedding, so much to the extent that Harry has to keep rubbing her hand to keep her awake most likely. I *despise* that the word hope is used in connection to her and that she’s something to aspire to. It’s not like she cured cancer or did something amazing. She’s managed, along with Harry, to be a bit of a laughing stock of a couple.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on July 02, 2018, 07:37:10 pm
^ I know Oprah's career and reach took a nose-dive after she quit her show, but celebs these days (esp the "A-list") are scrapping the bottom... :ick:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Cali San D on July 02, 2018, 07:40:28 pm
^^Oprah's still running her trap!  :Kate:

She's embarrassed because we all know she looked desperate to be invited to a wedding without knowing the groom or the bride and just be the bride is half-black. Pathetic. And the reason some sugars gave was because Oprah knows Fergie.  :thumbsdown: Like Fergie has any pull with Harry or Megs.  :-

Since I was told by some of you that the BRF paid for Meg's wedding and reception dresses, I wonder if Oprah paid for Doria's Oscar de la Renta wedding outfit and thus the invitation?  :cookie:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on July 02, 2018, 08:59:13 pm
I remember how Fergie was on Oprah's special on the O Network. It was very embarrassing with Fergie being very self pitying.

If Larry King were still doing shows I think he'd have Meghan's dad on a few of them.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on July 02, 2018, 09:43:48 pm
Hey, Oprah, how is this wedding any different than other weddings where people are happy?  Could it be because the bride was half black?  If so, then we know what ‘ist’ that is.  Golly her schtick is getting old.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Sheridan_is_appalled on July 02, 2018, 10:59:44 pm
It's as if Oprah is angling for a You Go Girl moment and hoping women of color will look at Turkey as something to aspire to. :stop:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: marion on July 02, 2018, 11:33:24 pm
Oprah's been drinking too much Koolaid


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on July 02, 2018, 11:52:39 pm
It's as if Oprah is angling for a You Go Girl moment and hoping women of color will look at Turkey as something to aspire to. :stop:

I think it's a bad message to send to women in general, the dream of marrying into the Royal Family. And Kate and Meghan are not "role models" for doing so IMO.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Sheridan_is_appalled on July 03, 2018, 12:50:31 am
Oprah's popularity has been circling the drain for quite some time


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on July 03, 2018, 01:17:47 am
^^ & ^agreed.
She makes me sick in that she's praisng this woman that she knows more about than we do given that she's in the industry as an actress and producer, so she knows what Meg's about. I've to wonder if she wasn't instructed to say these things for exchange for attending the wedding because it seemed more like a ocial media event because the guest were alllowed to take pictures and talk about if on their social media platforms. Oprah's also promoting her show.
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Speaking to ET at the premiere of her new TV series Love Is in Los Angeles, she revealed that she and Doria, 61, spent the afternoon together at her $88 million 'Promised Land' mansion in Santa Barbara bonding, doing yoga, and eating kumquats from her garden.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5910045/Oprah-discusses-depth-emotion-royal-wedding.html
It bs her saying that she wasn' looking for an interview, imo. Why else would she even bother with Doria? Was she friends with Doria before and invited her around her place to do yoya prior to Megs and Harry? I don't think so, so this is bs, imo.
Oprah's now on the cover of British Vogue with the headline of 'Oprah's next act — an audience with a global powerhouse.' Funny how she doesn't want to run for president because of the 'In that political structure — all the non-truths, the bulls**t, the crap, the nastiness, the backhanded backroom stuff that goes on — I feel like I could not exist,' she said. 'I would not be able to do it. It's not a clean business. It would kill me.' Isn't this the same with the acting world and being a celebrity with an image to protect?  :cookie:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5910843/Oprah-Winfrey-insists-running-president-kill-covers-British-Vogue.html


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on July 04, 2018, 07:53:23 pm
Expert reveals the reason Harry and Meghan have stopped holding hands in public following their wedding (and why William and Kate are less tactile during engagements)
Now etiquette expert William Hanson has explained that while there is no official royal protocol against the gesture, the couple may feel the need to appear more 'professional' now that they are married, and added that Meghan could also more confident in her role.
Speaking to Femail, he said: 'Prince Harry has probably felt less of a need to hold Meghan's hand as she seems to be much more confident and secure in her new role, and so needs less emotional and physical support from her now-husband.
'Public displays of affection, such a hand holding, may be accepted in private situations and in social spheres, but when out in public Harry and Meghan are on official business and so it is not considered professional behaviour.'
Last week Prince Harry was pictured appearing to avoid Meghan's hand during the Young Leaders Reception at Buckingham Palace.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5917871/Expert-reveals-reason-Harry-Meghan-stopped-holding-hands-engagements.html
So confident that she continues to try and hold onto Harry. Why not do an article on why she didn’t attend the event with Harry yesterday and why the emphasis was her absence prior to the trip to Ireland.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on July 04, 2018, 08:17:51 pm
Funny how the etiquette expert ignores the embarrassing giggling of C and C on a royal tour and Cams showing her upper thighs on appearances.

Hanson needs to get a life These articles get boring after a while.

I recall how obsessed the DM is about hand holding they had about 100 articles about Melania NOT holding Donald's hand now it's Harry and MEghan's turn. Enough already.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on July 04, 2018, 08:41:10 pm
Hanson is the new Liz Jones. Gotta agree with them every once in a while (even a malfunctioning clock is right twice a day), but mostly their job seems to be to spew bs and rile people up for the sake of clicks. I mean, one of Hanson's nuggets is that you're only posh if you own a malfunctioning Aga from the 1950s, inherited of course. And have a bar of soap in the loo for handwashing instead of the plebeian liquid soap (soap bars are slippery, everyone touches them, things get trapped in them and even worse, in my experience a coat builds up of residue on jewellery - I used some soap bars frequently a couple of years ago and noticed that my eternity ring had become totally dull, that never happened before. I used some baby shampoo and a soft brush and got the stones sparkling in no time, which is when I realized the soap bar was at fault, haven't had that issue since dropping soap bars or taking of jewellery before using them. Soap bars also leave a coat in the sink or the bath (wherever it is you use them) and dull eg the sink also in no time, as opposed to liquid soap. So that prat can keep all the bar soap he can find, I'm not buying any more of that stuff! Except for other purposes than washing, eg when you stick soap bars in your wardrobe or suitcase, your clothes smell better (and don't smell like the suitcase or wardrobe after a while, esp when you travel for a long time and have to live out of your suitcase (heard that one from a uni friend's mum, tried it and it works!). So, that's it with "life hacks from Olya" for today lol )


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Miss Hathaway on July 05, 2018, 02:25:52 am
Very strange photos at the polo where Meghan had a fascination with the boot of the car. It looked like she was selling something


I finally saw the video and it looks to me like she is looking for something and doesn't want to be seen. She looks extremely guilty when she's told off as well as a bit later when she's skulking around the car. Looking for Harry's cell phone perhaps?

She scuttled off backwards like a crab heading toward the surf after Mark confronted her!   :bouncy:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: CathyJane on July 05, 2018, 03:02:39 am
She certainly did!  :P


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: D.I.R. on July 06, 2018, 12:27:48 am
Meet The Woman Who Learned That Her Mother Passed As White | Megyn Kelly TODAY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNiEBnOzgVw

There's a lot similarities with what Megan has been doing  :sigh: :cookie:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Rosella on July 06, 2018, 03:10:38 am
That's a really interesting interview. Thanks for posting it. Awful that this woman's mother felt like that her entire adult life. However, Meghan has never hidden the fact that her mother is black and her father white, making her biracial. She's written about it often.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on July 06, 2018, 05:20:40 am
^Yes, she did. She hid it when she was in school. I've read an article or two posted here where teachers were quoted saying they thought she was Italian for a while before her mother eventually showed up at the school. Tom was the one that was always at the school doing stuff with and for her.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on July 06, 2018, 10:35:22 am
^^ She has written about it often, I think from the point onwards when she couldn't "hide" it anymore. Because before her "big break" on Suits, she sold herself as whatever she could pass for, and she could pass for many types of ethnicities and backgrounds. And she used that (for auditions etc), as she has said herself.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Alexandrine on July 06, 2018, 11:02:08 am
I can see that as normal espc hollywood as getting jobs is hard.



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on July 06, 2018, 11:56:41 am
^ That's very true, and to be quite honest I can't blame her entirely for doing that. I think all of us assume sometimes a role for our benefit or even security, esp when it's about race, discrimination etc.
But I do like to point out the fact that she has sold herself as whatever was befitting her at any point, because she uses her race card still now and people seem to pretend or forget that she didn't sell herself as other ethnicities, and that's simply not true. And especially when she wasn't living in L.A. she could've easily been lying and hiding her real background (heck, even whilst in L.A., the only "problem" with school is that at some point both your parents will show up, if on no other occasion then at least at graduation, which blows your cover even if it's moot that late).


---------

PS

Special delivery! Harry and Meghan send thank you cards featuring a black and white portrait from their wedding after being 'overwhelmed with incredibly kind' messages

    Instagram account Letters Royal revealed Harry and Meghan's thank you card
    Pair said they were 'overwhelmed by all the incredibly kind cards and letters'
    Card features black and white image taken by Alexi Lubomirski
    Duke and Duchess of Sussex opted for candid snap rather than posed portrait

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5924867/Harry-Meghan-send-wedding-thank-cards.html


https://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/newpix/2018/07/06/10/4DF8343400000578-0-image-a-7_1530867835128.jpg

https://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/newpix/2018/07/06/10/4DF8343800000578-0-image-a-6_1530867826685.jpg


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kins on July 06, 2018, 02:04:54 pm
So Yooper Mod should be checking her mailbox for one of these any day now  8)


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on July 06, 2018, 03:13:10 pm
^You bet I am!


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on July 06, 2018, 03:31:04 pm
The card was sent to everyone who congratulated them on their marriage on 19th May, after being overwhelmed with good wishes.
The message inside read: 'The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been overwhelmed by all the incredibly kind cards and letters they have received on the occasion of their Wedding, and are so touched that you took the trouble to write as you did.
'It really was most thoughtful of you and greatly appreciated by Their Royal Highnesses who send you their very best wishes.'
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5924867/Harry-Meghan-send-wedding-thank-cards.html#comments
This is a rude picture as she's sitting between his legs. The picture looks photoshoed because Harry seems to have very long arms and a deformed leg. Who takes a picture like that and then approves it to be on thank you cards? They looks disjointed instead of a couple that just got married. The message's off because why have wedding in a capital; like it's a title of a movie.  ???


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on July 06, 2018, 03:44:35 pm
^I sent them more than good wishes so we’ll see.  That is one seriously narcissistic thank you card.  I don’t need a reminder as to how “overwhelmed” they are with their oh-so-many notes they received.  A gift giver or sender of congratulations should be the only focus.  Very bad form.   Wow.  They never cease to disappoint.

It’s even worse if someone did it for them without their taking five minutes to appprove/disapprove.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on July 06, 2018, 05:24:58 pm
Wow, saying it like it is so publicly.  :cookie:
https://78.media.tumblr.com/b9cfc10345c3a7c51d701bf3b6d622aa/tumblr_pbg91kIcjC1xpn99lo1_1280.jpg


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on July 06, 2018, 05:33:15 pm
^Whoa! While not as popular as he was a few years ago, Perez is still a heavy hitter in HWood and has just as many sources as TMZ. His making this statement publicly and so bluntly is quite interesting.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on July 06, 2018, 09:13:58 pm
^ He didn't make the statement, he liked someone else's, who made this statement and tagged Perez in it. In any case, still very interesting that he liked it :-


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Fly on the wall on July 06, 2018, 09:35:06 pm
does perez still have the pull he had i knew a few years back he got all the juicy gossip first.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Sheridan_is_appalled on July 06, 2018, 09:42:33 pm
No. Not at all. Most of his former followers went to Dlisted back in 2006.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: gingerboy24 on July 06, 2018, 09:50:03 pm
Wish I could lip read, love to know what is being said here.  Murky murkle looks a bit "medicated" and dopey.  Haza not looking too happy.

https://78.media.tumblr.com/b3e4908a07acde3d5a5428a0a51acedb/tumblr_pa7w9pBy3d1r399heo1_500.gif


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Sheridan_is_appalled on July 06, 2018, 09:59:37 pm
^Allow me to give it a go.

Hazbeen "You remember Meghan don't you, Da? You kicked her out of your garden party."

Charles:  "Yes, yes, that's right. Lovely to see you again.  Get out."


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Little light on July 06, 2018, 10:24:32 pm
 :laugh:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: CathyJane on July 07, 2018, 04:40:34 am
Perfect!  :tehe:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on July 07, 2018, 06:52:53 am
^^^ :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Miss Hathaway on July 11, 2018, 09:26:48 pm
^^^^   :bouncy:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: gingerboy24 on July 12, 2018, 10:09:06 am
This photo shows for sure it is murky who wants all the hand holding, dork haza does not appear to even notice.

https://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/newpix/2018/07/11/13/4E1EB78900000578-5941517-image-a-293_1531312051010.jpg


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: CathyJane on July 13, 2018, 03:09:55 am
She is a grabby broad, that's for sure.  :thumbsdown:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: india on July 13, 2018, 12:20:30 pm
Harry needs to up his grooming game. He has an unkempt hairy neck which makes him look like a street person.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on July 14, 2018, 02:23:42 am
He needs to shave off the beard.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on July 14, 2018, 07:31:52 am
Yes, he needs to shave off that beard.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Val on July 14, 2018, 09:11:15 am
^

A better haircut too.  He wouldn’t look amiss living rough.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: marion on July 14, 2018, 03:30:58 pm
 Maybe he can't a :bat: ford a razor, Meghan's soenimding must be being a big hole in his pocket . Oh silly me, I just remembered it's my taxes paying her clothes   :wopedo:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on July 14, 2018, 11:06:15 pm
So Meghan is the only one who spends a lot of money and lives off the taxpayers. They all do. Singling out Meghan in a family of Marie Antoinettes!


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Sheridan_is_appalled on July 14, 2018, 11:36:09 pm
But she's never worn the same thing twice.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: leogirl on July 15, 2018, 03:11:25 am
I'm not sure what to think. Maybe someone is giving her the clothes? But she's not married to an heir or one of the monarch's children, and has been married in for less than 3 months.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: marion on July 15, 2018, 08:10:22 am
^ The RF are not supposed to accept freebies. Her extravagance is obscene. She's spent  more in a few months than waity did in her first year
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5952457/Meghan-spends-huge-155-000-15-new-outfits-Royal-Wedding.html


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Fly on the wall on July 15, 2018, 01:34:24 pm
Why Meghan Markle WON'T be confronted about her 'sexy' pictures with Harry


Journalist Angela Levin has claimed the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’ official Royal Wedding engagement photos, where Meghan Markle wore a sheer dress, would have been deemed as “not quite appropriate” by senior royals.

But Prince Charles will hold back from criticising Harry because he feels “guilty” about this relationship with the prince’s mother, Princess Diana.

And Prince Philip, 97, has “stepped back” from laying down the law since his retirement.

Writing in ‘Harry: Conversations with the prince’, Ms Levin said: “It is unlikely that anyone whispered in Prince Harry’s ear that such intimate, sexy photographs were perhaps not quite appropriate for a senior royal.

“The Duke of Edinburgh, who used to lay down the rules for his family, has stepped back since his retirement in August 2017 and aged ninety-six.

https://www.express.co.uk/news/royal/988442/Meghan-markle-sexy-pictures-photos-prince-harry-royal-news


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: gingerboy24 on July 15, 2018, 02:44:24 pm
Does anyone know why the skin around murkys nose and mouth are a different colour?  Looks very odd to me.  Both sides of her nose and meet down by the top lip. Weird.

https://78.media.tumblr.com/431deaa045779a1b4c7471bd3e4a3670/tumblr_pbvi7zv3x91xpn99lo1_1280.jpg


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Snowpea on July 15, 2018, 02:55:41 pm
So Meghan is the only one who spends a lot of money and lives off the taxpayers. They all do. Singling out Meghan in a family of Marie Antoinettes!

True, but she's a foreigner and citizens do without to pay for the likes of her. It's especially grating in this case, because we all know what a classless gold-digger she is.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: gingerboy24 on July 15, 2018, 03:00:53 pm
^Couldn´t agree more.  Veterans homeless, Pensioners scared to put the heating on in the winter because they can´t pay the utility bill - some of them lonely and their only company a cat, and to feed the cat they live on cheap food for themselves.  Disgusting when you think of what murky costs to fund, and council cath.  In fact the whole rf, they are billionaires, HM could keep them going forever with her own money, but no, they would rather see the public in the gutter and all the public taxpayer money going to them.  One very dysfunction, greedy and grasping family the rf.  Probably always have been, but in days of yore the public never got to know. Boy how that must despise the advent of the internet and international media.  They can gag the British press, but not the international press.  They are meant to set an example to the public, which they never have just did not get found out. This murky business just about sends them into the sewers, council cath made them a laughing stock with her shenanigans, but murky has taken them down to an even lower level in the sewers.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on July 15, 2018, 05:31:36 pm
^^^It could be a side effect of birth control. It's not uncommon. I've actually experienced it with one pill I used to take.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on July 15, 2018, 07:39:15 pm
She looks quite good to me in that pic.
It can also be due to makeup, concealer around nose & eyes (& chin maybe) hence the lightness.
And lightning & grease. Normal skin & makeup issues.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on July 15, 2018, 07:58:53 pm
I also think that this is discoloration due to taking pills. It's fixable but since we all suspect that she and her PR people snoop around, I'll skip sharing how to fix it.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on July 15, 2018, 11:26:53 pm
Why Meghan Markle WON'T be confronted about her 'sexy' pictures with Harry


Journalist Angela Levin has claimed the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’ official Royal Wedding engagement photos, where Meghan Markle wore a sheer dress, would have been deemed as “not quite appropriate” by senior royals.

But Prince Charles will hold back from criticising Harry because he feels “guilty” about this relationship with the prince’s mother, Princess Diana.

And Prince Philip, 97, has “stepped back” from laying down the law since his retirement.

Writing in ‘Harry: Conversations with the prince’, Ms Levin said: “It is unlikely that anyone whispered in Prince Harry’s ear that such intimate, sexy photographs were perhaps not quite appropriate for a senior royal.

“The Duke of Edinburgh, who used to lay down the rules for his family, has stepped back since his retirement in August 2017 and aged ninety-six.

https://www.express.co.uk/news/royal/988442/Meghan-markle-sexy-pictures-photos-prince-harry-royal-news

This is bogus. I doubt Charles feels any "guilt" over DIana since he and the missus continue to cooperate with Diana basher extraordinaire, Penny Junor.

So did Philip not object to the sheer dress Katie wore on the catwalk?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: leogirl on July 16, 2018, 07:53:41 am
^ The catwalk pic wasn't an official engagement photo.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on July 16, 2018, 02:24:49 pm
But that hideous catwalk picture is still "out there" as much as Kate's engagement picture. Maybe more so.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: CathyJane on July 16, 2018, 09:09:18 pm
Agreed, Sandy. And we all know WHY she did it.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on July 17, 2018, 10:25:31 am
The whole thing about the 'sexy' pictures smells like: You try to embarrass us Megsy, we're well versed in excuses not to be bad towards you, cause, you know, when the divorce papers get served to you, you'll only get a big boot out and a "You're welcome". But that's my take on it.

Now, the video of her trashing Harry's trunk has surfaced: https://skippyisheretostay.tumblr.com/post/175974171118/skippyisheretostay-fellowcanuck
I don't know what to make of it but it looks like her royal highness is a car thief who was left empty handed. The security should have been prepared to not let her in in the first place.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on July 17, 2018, 02:24:35 pm
I thought the engagement dressed looked dowdy rather than "sexy." It was a dark color and seemed more matronly to me.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on July 17, 2018, 02:37:28 pm
It's been awhile since I've been married but don't wives get to go through their husbands cars
 what could he have hidden from her that she wouldn't be allowed to see in a car


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: gingerboy24 on July 17, 2018, 06:30:46 pm
Well, I have never gone through hubby´s car.  We have no secrets, and either can look through the car of the other, but unless you have something to suspect why bother.  Sometimes if I have dropped an earring or something in hubby´s car I will say I am going to go downstairs and search your car to see if I can find that earring (or whatever), he just says okay, and vice versa.  Murky sure looked very furtive and secretive when she was searching the boot of that car.  Why look like that if you are not doing anything wrong, that is the question to ask.  IMO she was defo up to something, searching for something she thinks might be in there.  Why not wait and just mention it when he returns from the match and say she is going to have a root around in the boot because she is looking for xyz.  If not furtive just ask.  I thought she looked as guilty as h*ll rooting in the back of that car, and kept looking around to try and make sure nobody had seen her.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: gingerboy24 on July 17, 2018, 07:19:10 pm
Just came across this page.  Second comment down and some of the others, make of them what you will. True or false?  Who knows?  You never know what to believe about the rf these days, but IMO they sure are dysfunctional and a shady bunch.

http://alternaticity.boards.net/thread/71/duchy-sussex-dukes-duchesses?page=11


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on July 24, 2018, 04:19:53 pm
If u believe David Icke then all of this is true.  I do believe Harry has issues and they did want him  married to someone. I do believe the royal family is drugged for the simple reason  they can afford docs that give them the drugs of choice. Is Harry gay maybe bisexual. Lots of them are. He may like younger men. It is very possible


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: gingerboy24 on July 24, 2018, 07:14:37 pm
^Maybe dork haza is gay (or bisexual) I have read bits here and there on social media but never really took any notice.  Nothing would surprise me with that family, look at chucky and jimmy sovile, and then the Bishop or whatever Peter Ball, recently in the headlines.  Chucky found accommodation for him when he came out of prison, or something like that. Unfortunately the rf appear to be mega dysfunctional in  many areas.  Look at randy andy, PP similar situations have been well known over the years, just never got to the media.  Sadly, it is all rolling out now.  Dork haza would be no surprise to me if gay  -  I have nothing against gay people, at all, just be honest about it, rather than all this cloak and dagger stuff and trying to hide it all.  Maybe he was caught up in the "yacht girls" situation.  Who knows.   Friends of ours, their son is 46 now and he only "came out" that he was gay two years ago  -  we had realised for years that he was gay, never affected what we thought of him, just such a shame he left it so long, he is so much more relaxed and comfortable now, shame he left it so long.  Maybe dork haza is the same, or bisexual.   In this day and age even the rf are not going to be able to keep all those skeletons in the cupboard, overdue for them all falling out, and social media is full of it, people behind the scenes in the know would appear to be letting things slip here and there to their close friends, deliberately of course.  No hiding place for this lot for too much longer methinks.  Seems dork haza no different to the rest of that family. 


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on July 24, 2018, 07:49:15 pm
There are recent studies that gay is a sexual orientation that is genetic. There's certainly a cultural aspect - men with lots and lots of money tend to get bored with women and try new and forbidden fruits. Some are even going as far as claiming that *nasty* is genrtic too... kind of like the addictions and the serial killers. Still doesn't make it acceptable. 


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on July 24, 2018, 09:26:27 pm
Definitely think it's a genetic propensity although cultural attitude and freedom may give you the incentive to try it but either you really are gay or not or rather you either like having sex with the same sex or you don't whether you're bisexual or plain gay. But the rumors about Edward and Andrew and I always thought William was bisexual and it very well maybe the Harry is it just keeps it hidden


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on July 25, 2018, 02:10:10 am
The monarchy again has to change and be relevant in the times of Brexit and the changing face of the poplulation of the Britsh people who aren't white and pro-monarchy and of course, the interenet being the way to communicate now and not the press. Her presence has bolstered the royal family because thir internet presence has increased ten fold and something drastick was needed to do that; this odd choice of a fiancé/bride for Harry.

Can Meghan Markle modernise the monarchy?
Meghan Markle’s marriage to Prince Harry will make her an A-list star. But her most important role, say Emma Duncan and Valentine Low, will be to bolster the royal family
The monarchy took rapid steps to modernise in response. The Windsors avoided the European model, which saw Dutch royals tottering around on bicycles and a Swedish prince teaching his children how to take the metro. But it had initiated some change in the early 1990s under the auspices of “The Way Ahead Group”, led by the Earl of Airlie, a former investment banker turned Lord Chamberlain. The Queen agreed to pay tax, public subsidy of the royals became more transparent, and greater emphasis was put on public relations. Diana’s death accelerated that process. “It was the management of change through catastrophe,” says an insider. The Queen, shaken by the sudden shift in public mood towards her, determined never again to look so out of touch. It was not enough for the monarch simply to fulfil her constitutional duties – wining and dining her fellow heads of state, opening Parliament and such. She also needed to put more emphasis on having a strong and warm presence in the lives of her subjects as head of the nation.
Promoting a sense of national unity, identity and continuity was not an easy role for such an aloof family. There were some obvious adjustments to make – being sure that the Queen visited more state schools than private schools, for example. In the longer term, the royal family has increased the profile of its volunteering and charity work. The Queen has demonstrated an increased capacity for fun, even self-mockery. Earlier this year, she took her place on the front row of London Fashion Week. At the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games – the most recent outbreak of enthusiastic national unity – she was filmed greeting Daniel Craig as James Bond in Buckingham Palace, and her body-double parachuted out of a helicopter. The scandals of the 1990s have not been repeated.
When Brexit threatens Britain with uncertainty, the Queen provides a welcome sense of stability and continuity.
The Duchess of Cambridge (as Kate Middleton is now called) is clearly modelling herself on her grandmother-in-law: her public statements raise blandness to an art form.
Charles’s known flaws make the roles played by the supporting cast – his sons and their spouses – particularly significant. For somebody who is sixth in line to the throne (he moved from fifth when the Duchess of Cambridge’s third child was born) Harry will be unusually important, and he and his wife unusually visible. William and Harry still enjoy the sheen of youth (despite William’s receding hairline). As the royal family’s most valuable assets, they are already being strategically deployed. Harry has been made a “Commonwealth Youth Ambassador” to promote the network of former imperial possessions and other friendly countries created during the Queen’s reign; Markle – clearly a woman who knows how to get on top of a brief – mentions the Commonwealth at every opportunity. The question of how the Windsors’ latest recruit will perform as a royal is therefore of interest not just to the millions who follow the family’s fortunes. It will bear upon the future of the monarchy.
Despite the medieval pageantry, their world is in many ways shabbier than that to which Markle has grown accustomed as a successful actor. The £56,000 ball gown that she wore for her engagement photo-shoot from Ralph & Russo, a fashionable new haute couturier, was standard Hollywood fare. But it was out of place among the famously parsimonious royals, who can occasionally be seen with frayed shirt-cuffs and shiny-elbowed jackets. (For her engagement photo shoot, the Duchess of Cambridge wore a £159 dress from a high-street shop. After eight years dating William she was no doubt more attuned to the tribe’s mores than Markle.)
She now appears on social media only through Kensington Palace’s official Twitter and Instagram feeds (the latter’s followers leapt from 3m to 4m thanks to her arrival).  :cookie:
The hard part will come when the honeymoon ends. To be judged a success as a royal over the long run, she must contribute to the monarchy’s modern mission to promote national unity.  :tehe:
Charles’s accent is from another era, and that of his sons, though more demotic, marks them out as products of the very top layer of the British private school system. But in an age as obsessed with authenticity as it is with egalitarianism, they would be laughed at if they pretended to be men of the people.  ???
In marrying a foreigner, Harry has selected a wife who is entirely free of class markers – and one, moreover, whose life as a struggling professional is far closer to his compatriots’ than his has ever been. Though their union has provoked some racist comments, her ethnicity probably boosts the institution in the long run. Without her the royal family looks a little like a strange tribe that modernity has left behind; with her, it looks a bit more like the nation it aspires to unify.  :cookie:
But Markle’s political views may leave her open to criticism from those who expect their royals to smile and stay silent. She has been an active feminist since the age of 11, when she wrote to Procter & Gamble, an American multinational, to complain about an advert for a cleaning product which said that, “women are fighting greasy pots and pans”: under duress from that determined young girl, the company changed “women” to “people”. More recently she has worked in Rwanda on projects to liberate girls from spending hours collecting water rather than going to school, and in India on an effort to destigmatise menstruation. She has spoken up for feminism at the United Nations and other venues, and protested long before #MeToo about the number of scenes in “Suits” that required her to come out of a shower in a towel.
Her activism may allow her to reach parts of the population that her new in-laws can’t, but royals are prized by the government for their diplomatic services precisely because they can be relied on to offend nobody. Her enthusiasm for improving the lot of women will stand her in good stead in her charity work – pretty much the only thing she is allowed to do – but it has also led her to make unfettered statements, such as labelling Donald Trump a “misogynist” and speaking warmly of Paul Kagame, the brutal autocrat who runs Rwanda, on the grounds that he has a lot of women in his parliament. In her new position, such comments may cause international ructions.
Though she will be required to rein herself in, Markle will struggle to keep her mouth shut, because she is a natural controversialist. Amid the platitudes at a recent charity event she said, “You’ll often hear people say, ‘you’re helping women find their voices.’ I fundamentally disagree with that because women don’t need to find a voice; they have a voice…people need to be encouraged to listen.” The instinct to look for an opposing point of view against which to define one’s own is useful in a politician or a journalist, but royals don’t “fundamentally disagree” with people, at least in public. Even Charles has piped down as he has got closer to the throne.  8) Yep, she can't keep her trap shut.
For the royal family, new recruits are both essential and risky. They are essential because, as in any soap opera, the audience gets bored with the same people and demands new characters. But they can be problematic for many reasons. If they are unpopular – like Camilla, or Prince Andrew’s ex-wife, Sarah Ferguson – that reputation rebounds on the whole family. If they are too popular – like Diana – they draw public affection away from the institution as a whole.  :laundry: True, so why have this strumpet, big mouth attention seeker in the midst? She's made the oral family look down market and unnecessary.
Markle will never be as popular as Diana, for she lacks the reckless fragility that made the princess so mesmerising and so dangerous. She may struggle, too, with the royalists’ natural constituency. The Daily Mail, the newspaper that most obviously speaks to and for the royalist faithful, is both fascinated by her and disdainful of her: it devoted 42 pages to her engagement, but sneers in its columns at her deplorable tendencies, such as hugging random strangers.
Yet, as the royal soap opera continues to unfold, Markle brings huge strengths that could help shore up the monarchy, especially among the young who tend to be indifferent to the institution. She has a background and an experience of life that should help bind the royal family to its subjects, and a genuine, unfakeable passion for the causes she espouses. If she is allowed to be herself – the small girl who stamped her foot at sexism 25 years ago – the British people are likely to grow even more affectionate towards her. That will be valuable to the monarchy, for it will need all the goodwill it can muster in the uncertain years ahead.
https://www.1843magazine.com/features/can-meghan-markle-modernise-the-monarchy
 


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Alexandrine on July 25, 2018, 10:57:02 am
Please everyone remeber the rules. We do not allow controversial (realted to crimes in this case) unless there are published press articles.

Thank you for your understanding.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on July 25, 2018, 03:00:55 pm
@Alexandrine ? What crimes were we talking about? I am confused. Sorry about that.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on July 25, 2018, 03:31:31 pm
I think Alexandrine is remonding us on how we word things so that the rf, Megan or whoever else doesn't go after the site and close it on 'defamation of character' charges.

I remember that there were tumblrs closed, instagrams closed, maybe even actora from Suits got sacked because of expressing their honest opinion... or in Patric's case posting picture that shows that a certain dutchess's claimed timelines are incorrect.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on July 25, 2018, 05:58:28 pm
^What did Patrick post?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on July 25, 2018, 09:35:36 pm
Okay I understand we need to work things carefully, but I don't see that we mentioned any crimes being committed. In any event, Murky may be considered a good cover for Harry on many levels by the rf. He's not bright, he may have kinky tastes and he is over emotional according to some. So she may be able to take it on better than others  or maybe that is what the rf thinks at this point. It is just speculation. One needs to wait and see what the future holds. But I doubt Murkles is going to change the Monarchy by example. She will change it by what scandals they accept and become themselves down the line IMO.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Alexandrine on July 25, 2018, 09:41:32 pm
The post was deleted. I didnt want to make a big thing of it. Anyway please remember the rules. TY


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on July 25, 2018, 11:24:25 pm
It's about this picture: https://graziadaily.co.uk/celebrity/news/patrick-j-adams-meghan-markle-instagram/
Allegedly it was reposted from earlier and the earlier pic was showing MEgan in Toronto while claiming to be in Africa on a getaway with Harry, or was it London... So many lies that it's hard to keep track of all spins.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on July 26, 2018, 05:04:41 am
^Can't see it.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: gingerboy24 on July 26, 2018, 09:01:11 am
^Neither could I.  I copied the link and pasted it into a new window and up it came.  Not heavily into technology, just tried it once a few months ago out of curiosity and it worked.  It did for me with this link.  Good luck, hope it works for you as well.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on July 26, 2018, 09:36:24 am
^I got it to work. Thanks for the tip. :flower:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Little light on July 26, 2018, 02:17:36 pm
Copying and pasting it into a new window worked for me to, thank you.   :thankyou:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: AnaBolena on July 26, 2018, 05:46:54 pm
^^^Thank you, GB  :thankyou:

https://78.media.tumblr.com/07519ed04c5425498e40702fbdac4006/tumblr_pcgr8jsHCl1xpn99lo1_1280.jpg

Isn't she lovely?  :ick: :ick: :ick:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kins on July 26, 2018, 05:47:44 pm
^ :laugh: :laugh:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on July 26, 2018, 06:25:14 pm
https://78.media.tumblr.com/b0a3f422a484927dabc8c7d6b069f13e/tumblr_inline_pcheyiaBPN1uvtid8_500.png
There always seems to be tension or not a friendly vibe between these two. Mark Dyer’s Harry’s ‘second dad’ and whenever he’s around Meghan, it’s not nice. It’s hard to believe that there’s a long game plane and she’ll be out because logically she shouldn’t ever gotten this far. The merchandising at the polo match by showing up in an expensive dress and having her money shot with Harry and the look at the camera as if to say ‘sorry, haters, I’m still here’ is too much. It’s just not worth bringing in logic regarding Harry’s mindset as at times it looks like he’s playing a game directed by others and at other times, he looks like he’s cool with his freaky choice of a wife. More stuff comes out about her nastiness such as her allegedly sleeping with Matt Lauer to get on the Today Show and such, yet she’s still being presented as a royal and someone who’ll be good for the monarchy; seen as progressive. A foreign strumpet.
Just to be mean, I’d love for this to be the case of getting her comfortable and ‘accepted’ then unleash the dirt that she paid her ex husband to keep hush about and let her flounder alone as it’s revealed that the marriage between her and Harry isn’t legal because it’s not official, it was just a blessing to reign her in and have the royal family control the narrative that’ll end up booting her back to the States.  :cookie:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on July 26, 2018, 06:42:30 pm
Dyer was criticized for being bad influence on Harry. He was with harry when he had that unfortunate encounter with reporters when they baited him. I don't see him as a second dad for Harry. No way.

I doubt she slept with Matt Lauer. He is a sleaze and a lot of the women who complained found him so.

Harry and Meghan's marriage is legal.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Miss Hathaway on July 26, 2018, 07:41:44 pm
M.D. is obviously assigned to keep an eye on this grifter.  He knows the score, and she knows he knows. 


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on July 26, 2018, 07:57:39 pm
So who's keeping an  eye on MD? He's no saint


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on July 26, 2018, 08:35:35 pm
Third time's a charm. The first polo she sneaked in using someone to get in. But was thrown away by Mike. Second time - she only got to his car but couldn't even open that one to trash it properly. The second time even her friend Serena Williams and her $B husband couldn't get her in. Mike threw her out of the parking lot. I'm pretty sure there was a fit of rage and a lot of demands so that she can get on a polo with Harry and get her money shot. She didn't succeed with the 4th polo game. Harry was without her on that one. On the 5th game she finally got to merch.

The outfit today was perfect for the occasion. The only problem is that brands that like to dress the Hollywood A listers like: Carolina Herrera and Oscar De La Renta must be very careful when choosing to promote with Megan because if the real influencers start talking about Megan's "brand" and it's hypocrisy quite a few fashion houses will be on fire.



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Miss Hathaway on July 26, 2018, 08:57:51 pm
^^ But he's not Meghan Markle.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: CathyJane on July 27, 2018, 03:06:05 am
https://78.media.tumblr.com/b0a3f422a484927dabc8c7d6b069f13e/tumblr_inline_pcheyiaBPN1uvtid8_500.png
There always seems to be tension or not a friendly vibe between these two. Mark Dyer’s Harry’s ‘second dad’ and whenever he’s around Meghan, it’s not nice. It’s hard to believe that there’s a long game plane and she’ll be out because logically she shouldn’t ever gotten this far. The merchandising at the polo match by showing up in an expensive dress and having her money shot with Harry and the look at the camera as if to say ‘sorry, haters, I’m still here’ is too much. It’s just not worth bringing in logic regarding Harry’s mindset as at times it looks like he’s playing a game directed by others and at other times, he looks like he’s cool with his freaky choice of a wife. More stuff comes out about her nastiness such as her allegedly sleeping with Matt Lauer to get on the Today Show and such, yet she’s still being presented as a royal and someone who’ll be good for the monarchy; seen as progressive. A foreign strumpet.
Just to be mean, I’d love for this to be the case of getting her comfortable and ‘accepted’ then unleash the dirt that she paid her ex husband to keep hush about and let her flounder alone as it’s revealed that the marriage between her and Harry isn’t legal because it’s not official, it was just a blessing to reign her in and have the royal family control the narrative that’ll end up booting her back to the States.  :cookie:

I like the way you think, Windsor!  :tehe:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on July 27, 2018, 04:52:02 am
^ :BFF:

https://78.media.tumblr.com/cd58810b6f8dab2dd4f1ba4e25c7905e/tumblr_pchukw4StL1xpn99lo1_1280.jpg
What a freeky loking picture. She's apparently running during the polo match.

https://78.media.tumblr.com/9533c9a0035c8c4fa8e1798af5ab1d2e/tumblr_pchvc36SCm1xpn99lo1_640.jpg
Their first intial's together on letterhead.

https://78.media.tumblr.com/82cd82e724d5f6d7a04ce3336235296f/tumblr_pchq4rOPdZ1vg168fo1_1280.png
Since she turned up unexpectantly to polo, there's no seating for her at the lunch.

https://78.media.tumblr.com/84ddd506277cd0d2e65070d7833775e0/tumblr_pchf2zhXSK1uapq2po1_540.png
https://78.media.tumblr.com/91f683aaa72671b26a610f7c4238659f/tumblr_pci1kkSiHE1xpn99lo1_1280.jpg
Harry hugs this woman, but not Meg as she has her arm around him.

She looks a complete manic desperate pathetic mess. The good thing about her still being around is that more people are questioning this relationship and her motives and her family's being banned from British tv from making money off of the royal connection. This should also extend to the Middletons and any other social climbers that use the royal family for monatary gains. See the Markles thread. Next up should be how she's merchandising.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on July 27, 2018, 05:03:04 am
^Boy, she looks and acts more like a lucky fan who got a day pass with a Beatle instead of a wife.  Interesting.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Cali San D on July 27, 2018, 05:33:40 am
Did she really need to be in the picture? If only the trophy had dropped  :tehe:

https://whatmeghanwore.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Sentabale-Trophy-with-Team-ON-Stage-July-26-2018-via-KP--768x768.jpg

The back rubbing is  :ick: to watch on video, skip to the 2:30 min mark on the video below. And does Harry do a little dance?  :ick:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=gY_ZmqEUVik


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on July 27, 2018, 05:37:07 am
^That appears to be "making up" after a fight behavior.  Wouldn't shock me that they had a row, she refused to go and then showed up all sorry and whatever.  I'd bet anything their whole marriage is volatile and drama drama drama.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on July 27, 2018, 07:05:20 am
^^^That's the perfect comparison.



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: india on July 27, 2018, 11:33:34 am
God, Poor Harry. But, nobody asked him to step into this mess. No telling what the future will bring.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: marion on July 27, 2018, 12:06:49 pm
Dumb Harry more like


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on July 27, 2018, 12:28:33 pm
Revealed: How Harry and Meghan curled up to watch The Voice Kids at Kensington Palace – as finalist Donel Mangena says the Duke told him he was the newlyweds’ favourite
Donel Mangena appeared on Lorraine on Friday, and told how he met the royal newlyweds backstage at the Queen's 92nd birthday celebration at the Royal Albert Hall back in April, ahead of the show's finals.
The 16-year-old, from Manchester, said Harry told him 'we've got our money on you' when they met, while the Duchess squealed and gave him a cuddle when they were introduced.
Donel, who was chatting to stand-in host Christine Lampard about his journey on the TV talent show, said his encounter with the glamorous couple was one of the best moments of his life.   
Explaining how he went into Zoe Ball's dressing room backstage, he said: 'It was all so chilled, I was surprised there was no one there checking there wasn't a stray safety pin on the floor!'
'Harry and Meghan walked in and I expected a handshake but Meghan screamed my name and ran over to give me a hug.  :laugh:
'Getting a hug from Harry and Meghan was crazy! Harry was like "you're a star of the future, we've got our money on you."'
And speaking about the moment Harry introduced him on stage before shaking his hand, he added: 'Twitter went crazy at my handshake with Harry.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5998611/Meghan-Markle-Prince-Harry-watch-Voice-Royal-couple-dubbed-Donel-Mangena-favourite.html



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on July 27, 2018, 03:55:41 pm
@Windsor2 did you post this article because Megan is acting like a ridiculous teenager or was there another reason because I don't think I saw a comment of yours


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on July 27, 2018, 07:01:21 pm
^Thats just swell that this jumped the kid's career chances and all but this is not the D/D's role.  It should never be about what they like nor their choice, what they do or how they feel.  Did it ever occur to these two self-involved adolescents how the other contestants felt about this? 

In General:  For all that's holy please stop offending people and annoying everyone with your 15year-old behavior in public.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on July 27, 2018, 07:39:52 pm
@lesken, it’s primarily because of her behavior.
Yooper, i think that the wedding was more of royalty marrying celebrity to get into that world so that celebrities that try to use the royal family can be shut down. The gusts at the wedding and those rumored to have gotten an invite either were high profile in Hollywood; George Clooney, and social media savy; Serena Williams, and Ellie Goulding who’s gaslighted Harry in the press with her name being linked to his romantically. Since the wedding, those articles have stopped and more truth is being told as to other stories like Ed Sheeran only meeting Harry once and not the rumored friendship that they have. It’s become difficult to now make money off your association with the royal family now. 


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on July 28, 2018, 06:12:53 am
Royal exodus! Are Harry and Meghan among senior Royals escaping for their summer getaways?
PRINCE HARRY and Meghan Markle have been busy since they got married just two short months ago, having been seen at numerous public engagements, as well as making an official visit to Ireland.
But, it could be a while before we see them again.
After making an appearance at a charity polo match earlier this week - including a kiss captured by cameras from around the world - it is thought the newlywed pair will take their holiday in August.
Rumours have been swirling that the Duchess of Sussex was planning a trip home to the United States to visit her friends and family.
It couldn’t come at a better time for the new Duchess, whose birthday falls on August 4.
The Sussexs aren’t the only Royals looking to getaway.
https://www.express.co.uk/news/royal/995445/royal-family-prince-harry-meghan-markle-duke-duchess-sussex-william-kate-queen-philip
Didn't mention where Harry will go.  ??? Frica for him and America for her, hopefully to dell with the IRS and immigration as I'm sure she's violaed her visa by working in the UK via merchandising. Anything would be good to keep her over there for good.  :cookie: 


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on July 28, 2018, 03:39:00 pm
Megan's behavior makes so much sence. She's courting the teenegers - the young, impressionable, gullible and moldable crowd.

^ Harry should go to a divorce lawyer. It embarrasing - the pda, the complete lack of decorum.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on July 28, 2018, 05:15:40 pm
^the divorce lawyer that was involved with Diana and Charles divorce was at the wedding. IMO, I think an annulment will be done or better yet nothing because it was a blessing and not a proper marriage ceremony because of the queen’s attendance. May celebrities cater to the teenagers because they just accept what’s fed them. Look at the ridiculous following the youngest Jenner sister has and the success of her makeup brand.
This is also embarrassing to be pulled into this pathetic romance.
Getting the royal seal of approval? Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas are said to have visited Prince Harry and Meghan at their Oxfordshire home - in the same week the pop star 'proposed'
After a two-month whirlwind romance, Priyanka, 36, and Nick, 25, visited the Duke and Duchess of Sussex at their house in Oxfordshire, England, a source told Us Weekly.
The couple reportedly got engaged while celebrating Priyanka's 36th birthday in London on July 18, and it's only fitting that the Quantico star would want her new love and her dear friend to get acquainted.
Though it's unclear which royal residence the double date took place in, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex reportedly signed a two-year lease for an estate in Cotswolds after they got married.
The home is located on the 4,000-acre Great Tew Estate, which also houses the Soho Farmhouse.
The members-only club, which is a part of the Soho House Group, was special date spot for the royal couple during their courtship. It was also the reported location of Meghan's bridal shower and bachelorette party.
Meghan and Harry had their first blind date at a private dining room at Soho House, London, after being set up by their mutual friend, London-based Ralph Lauren PR director Violet von  Westenholz
Markus Anderson, a consultant for the Soho House and Meghan's close friend, was initially credited with being the matchmaker who brought them together.
Although he didn't technically didn't suggest their fateful meeting, he is said to have arranged the logistics of their first date.  :cookie:
Priyanka recently opened up about how she and the Duchess of Sussex have remained close since she's moved across the pond.
'I think friendships depend on people individually and how personal your relationship is,' she told People earlier this month.    :tehe: she’s going overboard with the pr pieces. She’s that desperate to stay in the press when, just like Meghan, is a rubbish actress and uses men to get jobs and press.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6001219/Priyanka-Chopra-Nick-Jonas-visited-Prince-Harry-Meghan-Oxfordshire-home.html
Finally admitting that Meghan’s staying at Soho House and that Markus had a hand in the dealings.  :cookie:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: deGuernsey on July 28, 2018, 07:07:22 pm
^ Windsor, I don't understand why you say the marriage was a blessing (actually it wasn't  :laugh:). What do you mean?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on July 28, 2018, 07:31:48 pm
It was not a blessing it was a C of E marriage ceremony. The Archbishop was interviewed and talked about the service itself. It was not a blessing. Harry and Meghan did not get married in a civil ceremony.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on July 28, 2018, 09:54:30 pm
I'm with windsor on this one. The entire wedding seemed to be an in your face now-you-see-me diversion. The subsequent overclinging on Harry's arm and the in your face displeasure to be in the same room with Megan seem to support my suspicions that what we saw was not a legit wedding.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Little light on July 28, 2018, 11:15:37 pm
deGuernsey

Was the ceremony not regarded as a blessing because their first names were not used? Harry was called Harry and not Henry and Meghan was not called Rachel. Isn't her legal name Meghan and not Rachel? Or something along those lines.

But there was also that document signed by HM which suggested a marriage.

I think it was discussions along those lines which suggested it either was a legal marriage OR it was a blessing in a church.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on July 28, 2018, 11:49:03 pm
The Archbishop said it was a Church of England wedding.

If they had  a "blessing" they would have walked to the registry office and had a civil ceremony then left the registry office and gone to WIndsor and got the blessing. It was clearly a wedding. I don't think legal names are necessary strictly speaking. Wasn't he called Henry in the ceremony? ANd she did not use her first name. 

A wife taking her husband's arm does not make the wedding illegitimate.

It was a Church of England wedding. Meghan got confirmed in the CHurch a few weeks before the wedding. It would also be announced in advance that it would be a blessing which is an entirely different ceremony in the C of E.

They are married.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Rosella on July 29, 2018, 06:07:01 am

There are three approved Church of England wedding services.

1. The Form of Solemnization of Matrimony from the Book of Common Prayer (1662)

2. A Form of Solemnization of Matrimony (Alternative Services: Series One) from Common Worship (1965)

This service was used in the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

3. The Marriage Service from Common Worship (2000)

Thie 2000 service was used in the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. The language used in this service is more informal than the earlier versions, and that was in keeping with the more informal style of the wedding. Shortening of names and middle names can be used in the vows. They must be names by which the groom and bride  are and have been known in their everyday adult lives.

William and Kate used the 1965 more traditional version.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on July 29, 2018, 03:42:11 pm
No matter how the ceremony was they are married. Whether they stay married or not is the billion-dollar question.  people are just going to have to wait and put up with her. mediocre looks in their faces in the mags.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on July 29, 2018, 03:44:26 pm

I hope they stay married.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on July 29, 2018, 05:54:16 pm
@Sandy is a true optimist. God bless you for that. I am too cynical but they could last. I find her too flawed for that. But I know what you will say..Harry is also flawed.  Can two flaws make a right?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on July 29, 2018, 07:25:18 pm
It's just that I find divorce drama in that family annoying.The Queen from what I read was so sick of it all she told ANne she had to stay married to Tim. Supposedly there was some trouble in that marriage. Maybe she'll just tell the young ones to work on the marriages.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on July 29, 2018, 08:15:57 pm
Whoa!

https://skippyisheretostay.tumblr.com/post/176412057188/lila4-mia-soufi-prince-harry-wiped-his-lips (https://skippyisheretostay.tumblr.com/post/176412057188/lila4-mia-soufi-prince-harry-wiped-his-lips)


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: marion on July 29, 2018, 10:37:56 pm
That says it all


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on July 30, 2018, 12:06:06 am
^^ Good one, very funny! Esp his "wtf" type of look in contrast to her old "little girl adoring the prince" doe eyes! :tehe:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on July 30, 2018, 12:12:06 am
No birthday trip to Africa this year! Meghan will celebrate turning 37 at the wedding of Harry's long-term pal Charlie van Straubenzee's (and her prince is best man)
The prince, 33, was previously rumoured to be lined up to act as best man for the long-term friend he met at Ludgrove Prep School in Berkshire.
And now photographer Tim Rooke - who has been capturing The British Royal Family for over 25 years - has seemingly confirming the news onTwitter.
'Unfortunately I will be missing the wedding of Charlie Van Straubenzee and Daisy Jenks where Prince Harry will be best man on August 4th in Churt, Surrey as I will be on the beach. Can't do everything!' he wrote.
Meghan's birthday falls on the 4th August, and the Duchess of Sussex will no doubt be at her husband's side to see Charlie, who reportedly delivered a cheeky speech at their wedding, marry videographer Daisy Jenks.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6003893/Meghan-Markle-spend-birthday-Prince-Harrys-pal-Charlie-van-Straubenzees-wedding.html
Harry will be busy being best man so that'll leave Megs by herself amongst strangers. It's best if she's not there and has traveled to the US before then.

'You shouldn't put men on diets': Author Jilly Cooper criticises Meghan for encouraging Harry's new healthy regime - and says the 'hunky' prince doesn't need correcting
Meghan — who tries to eat only vegan food during the week and drinks alcohol in moderation — reportedly helped wean Harry off meat as well as processed foods and introduced healthy, organic alternatives — with his blessing.
He was said to have cut down on his drinking, too, as well as giving up smoking.
Harry was said to be taking the regime so seriously he reportedly worked with nutritionist and ex-model Gabriela Peacock, who recommends a regime low in sugar, high in protein, and free of dairy.
Harry reportedly lost more than half a stone ahead of the wedding, and was seen attending a Chelsea gym regularly.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6004165/Novelist-Jilly-Cooper-admits-shes-fan-Meghan-Markle.html


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on July 30, 2018, 12:15:35 am
^ I agree with Jilly Cooper. I don't know why Haz has been put on a diet to begin with, he was fine. I think men need some flesh on them. Not talking chub & bellies, but skinny men don't look as nice as bulkier men imo :dontknow: Haz was never chubby anyway, he had his "unfit" phases but was always perfectly fine imo.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on July 30, 2018, 01:25:21 am
I hope he stopped smoking.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: CathyJane on July 30, 2018, 04:33:05 am
Whoa!

https://skippyisheretostay.tumblr.com/post/176412057188/lila4-mia-soufi-prince-harry-wiped-his-lips (https://skippyisheretostay.tumblr.com/post/176412057188/lila4-mia-soufi-prince-harry-wiped-his-lips)

WOW!! Even Chucky didn't go that far!


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on July 30, 2018, 05:34:13 am
^Right! Even with my doubts, I never expected to see something like this. It was all captured on video, so there is no denying it.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on July 30, 2018, 11:39:54 am
Why is there such an effort to look for trouble. The man would have to be consigned to an institution if he went through a wedding ceremony with the woman when repelled by her? Really? Harry dumped women before. He didn't dump Meghan and if he felt repulsed by her he would have ditched her ages ago. He's a grown man and can make his own decisions. It's only July the wedding was in May. They are on their honeymoon. If he felt her kisses "icky" he would never have married her in the first place.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on July 30, 2018, 01:37:33 pm
^Every pov is welcome but this one is a little personal group attack-y. 

Relax and remember:  This is a gossip site.  It’s what we do here.  Thank you!  YM :flower:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on July 30, 2018, 01:42:25 pm
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry 'Found Each Other to Change the World,' Says Couple's Pal
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry don’t just represent “an incredible love story” — they’re also here to “change the world,” says Nacho Figueras.
The Argentine polo star, Ralph Lauren model and personal pal to Harry was with the royal couple on Thursday as he and Harry’s polo team scored the winning trophy at the Sentebale ISPS Handa Polo Cup. He even third-wheeled the newlyweds as the pair shared a congratulatory kiss after the charity match, a hilarious moment caught by photographers.
Afterwards, Figueras, 41, shared pictures of the moment via Instagram, gushing about Markle and explaining that she and Harry have a higher purpose in their lives.
“This girl really rocks,” he wrote. “The more I know you the more I am convinced that you both found each other to change the world. Let’s push the envelope!! Let’s make the world a better place.”
https://people.com/royals/meghan-markle-prince-harry-love-story-nacho-figueras/
How’s a  c list American actress and Soho House ‘girl’ an unemployed prince changing the world? This polo chap is promoting a book he’s involved with, hence the pr move to use Meghan.



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: deGuernsey on July 30, 2018, 02:08:25 pm
Ajajajaja!  :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: Oh, Nacho, just stand and look pretty. Okay? Speak not. :P :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on July 30, 2018, 08:59:45 pm
MTV cash in on Prince Harry and Meghan romance as they announce new reality series The Royal World following the real-life drama of 'the pedigreed and privileged'
Over 29 million people tuned in to watch the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
And now Viacom's MTV International is looking to cash in on the recent increased interest in royals by ordering a new reality show, The Royal World.
The unscripted series promises to show the exclusive, unfiltered lives of nine young royals and aristocrats from around the world.
According to the show description: 'The series will have inside access to the cast’s lavish family homes and elite circles and will explore the lives of the pedigreed and privileged, including the ups and downs of life as 20-somethings finding their way in the world.'
Set in a British countryside mansion, the six-episode, hour-long show will follow the movements of the blue-blooded and elite cast members.
The stars of the new reality show have not yet been announced, but include, 'aristocrats with lineage rooted in the United Kingdom, Russia, Austria, Nigeria, Ireland and more — in addition to a 'royally connected American.'
Craig Orr, VP commissioning and development at MTV International, said: 'Meghan falling for Prince Harry, marrying into the royal family, and her blossoming friendship with the Queen has captivated the nation.
'Our intrigue and obsession with all things regal has well and truly been reignited. The Royal World’s veritable melting pot of global aristocrats will show what it really means to be young and royal.'
The series is scheduled to debut later this year in America, England and nearly 180 other countries around the world.
Kerry Taylor, EVP Youth and Music and co-head of MTV International, said: 'MTV has a deep-rooted history of shining a light on original characters and unique subcultures.
'The Royal World brings this to a whole new level. From shores around the globe to royal mansions, we celebrate great stories everywhere they are. I can’t wait for the world to meet our new 'royal family.'
Production firm Initial, part of the Endemol Shine Group, which makes Big Brother in the U.K., has been commissioned to produce the show.
The executive producers for The Royal World, include Orr and Iestyn Barker for MTV International, and Andrew Jackman for Initial.
Katy Manley, Creative Director of Initial, said: 'The Royal World is a brilliantly entertaining show that invites you into a world which is utterly closed to most of us – the world of young, titled royals and aristocrats.
'Expect headline grabbing gossip that’ll leave palaces squirming as we get to know the real people behind the titles.'
Jet-setters: The unscripted series promises to show the unfiltered lives of nine young royals and aristocrats from around the world; Pictured: Lady Amelia Windsor in August 2015
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-6007645/MTV-International-announces-new-reality-series-Royal-World.html
I doubt anyone in the royal family would participate such as the Spenser’s or Amelia.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on July 30, 2018, 09:49:00 pm
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry 'Found Each Other to Change the World,' Says Couple's Pal
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry don’t just represent “an incredible love story” — they’re also here to “change the world,” says Nacho Figueras.
The Argentine polo star, Ralph Lauren model and personal pal to Harry was with the royal couple on Thursday as he and Harry’s polo team scored the winning trophy at the Sentebale ISPS Handa Polo Cup. He even third-wheeled the newlyweds as the pair shared a congratulatory kiss after the charity match, a hilarious moment caught by photographers.
Afterwards, Figueras, 41, shared pictures of the moment via Instagram, gushing about Markle and explaining that she and Harry have a higher purpose in their lives.
“This girl really rocks,” he wrote. “The more I know you the more I am convinced that you both found each other to change the world. Let’s push the envelope!! Let’s make the world a better place.”
https://people.com/royals/meghan-markle-prince-harry-love-story-nacho-figueras/
How’s a  c list American actress and Soho House ‘girl’ an unemployed prince changing the world? This polo chap is promoting a book he’s involved with, hence the pr move to use Meghan.



A little too cloying.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on July 30, 2018, 09:55:40 pm
I remember how Rothmans tried to rerun her campaign in order to get rid of the clothes in her line and she sued them quickly.

DM or some other tabloid stated that the french magazine was not finally fined by the Medds because they showed Megan's topless video as evidence and they had to apologize for thwir choice of words publicly.

If there's a reality show - Meggy makea money off of it.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 01, 2018, 02:28:27 pm
Royal reporter claims journalists are being kept at a distance from Meghan during engagements so they can't hear what she's saying - as part of a 'settling in' strategy imposed by the palace
A royal correspondent has claimed that reporters are being kept at a distance from Meghan during official engagements so that they can't overhear any remarks that might breach protocol.
MailOnline has contacted Kensington Palace for comment. 
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6014703/Royal-reporter-claims-journalists-kept-distance-Meghan.html
Why now after the press has been close to her since her first engagement and after the wedding? Maybe this is a new rule that’ll help Waity as she often says dumb things during engagements that gives the game away at her lack of interest and knowledge of the subject.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on August 01, 2018, 04:25:57 pm
^I don't think this has anything to do with Kate but everything to do with Meghan being a loose cannon. Least we forget about the abortion comment debacle that occurred in Ireland.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on August 01, 2018, 05:05:36 pm
^So true.  Big difference between mind numbingly stupid and politically charged and divisive when you're in the BRF.  Someone had better have had a talk with Megsy to make it clear that she was not voted in by the public.  At all.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on August 01, 2018, 05:15:50 pm
It's probably a new rule, especially made for Megan. Just like Princess Margaret, maybe she's thinking that she's running her own show but ... she can't run her mouth if the press is not there to hear what scandal she has prepared...  Clever QE.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 01, 2018, 05:35:30 pm
It far fetched to hunk that this will be the norm for the rest of the royals; to have the press at a distance.
What makes no sense in all this is that they sold her as a feminist and even encouraged her to maintain her views and air them. She’s done so at every engagement, so now reigning her in and Harry having a chat with her is a little too late. Why bring her in and treat her like some celebrity. The over-the-to ridiculousness of the coverage during their public engagements after becoming engaged and all of the rule bending for her has to be explained. What’s the point of having the press step back now for when she was treated by the royal family like a star who deserved special treatment? Why did Camilla keep saying she’s a star after the engagement? If there’s not an end game such as her signing an NDA and more prior to her getting kicked out, then they themselves created a monster that can’t be tamed and put in a box.
Richard Palmer’s telling it like it is.  :cookie:
https://skippyisheretostay.tumblr.com/image/176521475458

Wow, publicly put out there about her activities.
https://78.media.tumblr.com/d4d766d00a4d10f900cf4b6506c513b8/tumblr_pcsfxneDvQ1ud2swf_540.jpg

How can this chick be effective in a role such as a duchess with all of this baggage surrounding her? People are fed up with it as she continues to play the victim and expects the royal family to cater to her and protect her.
I’m glad that Richard Palmer’s talking about the lies that Meghan told to get Harry to issue that statement. He’s also talking about how he and his fellow reporters that dare to ask questions about her and this odd union are physically threatened and called racist.
Since that blind item about her doing drugs during her last trip to the states named her, I hope there’s a video of her in action and it leaks on social media since that’s the platform that started this thing with Harry and is a threat to the image of the royal family because people like her use it to make money off the royal family because of their association with them.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Sheridan_is_appalled on August 01, 2018, 06:17:27 pm
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6014703/Royal-reporter-claims-journalists-kept-distance-Meghan.html


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Fly on the wall on August 01, 2018, 06:57:43 pm
Prince Harry broke royal protocol for Meghan Markle after travelling on Caribbean tour

PRINCE HARRY recently married his wife Meghan Markle earlier this year. In 2016, while the couple were still dating, the royal broke protocol in a bid to see his then-girlfriend.

Prince Harry, 33, recently travelled with his wife Meghan Markle, 36, to Dublin on their first overseas visit as a married couple.

The pair are expected to undertake their first official tour to Australia later this year during the Invictus Games, created by Harry.

Harry and Meghan made a number of appearance before their wedding, including to Brixton, Cardiff and Wales.

In 2016, the prince ended his two-week Caribbean tour and was due to fly back to the UK for a number of public engagements.

Yet he ended up breaking royal protocol by seeing Meghan Markle instead.
https://www.express.co.uk/travel/articles/997443/prince-harry-meghan-markle-latest-news-travel-caribbean-tour-royal-protocol


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Fly on the wall on August 01, 2018, 07:05:59 pm
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry to join the Queen for a very special holiday together

THE Queen will host Prince Harry and his new wife Meghan Markle at her Scottish estate during her holidays for the couple’s first visit there since their Royal Wedding

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are likely to head to Balmoral Castle to spend some time with Harry’s grandmother, which is customary for royal family members during the summer holiday.

The royal family often spends quality time together by going for walks on the estate, having picnics and cooking barbecues.

The Queen is taking time off from her busy Royal duties by spending a significant amount of time at Balmoral Castle in Scotland.

During the first week of August the longest-serving monarch will inspect the battalion of the Royal Regiment of Scotland, who provide security during the royals stay.
https://www.express.co.uk/news/royal/997381/Meghan-markle-news-prince-harry-queen-scotland-holiday-Balmoral-Castle


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: marion on August 01, 2018, 08:46:35 pm
Some holiday it will be for murky. Ill bet ER is going to use the time to have a little chat with her!!!!


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on August 01, 2018, 09:25:00 pm
Usually QE invites someone for holiday to give them orders. Hopefully, Megy's embezzling and family PR will be discussed. We'll hear soon after, just like it was with Kate.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Sheridan_is_appalled on August 01, 2018, 09:44:40 pm
They'll both leave Balmoral with faces like thunder. This certainly isn't a "job well done" type of summons.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on August 02, 2018, 12:18:49 am
I thought there was a sort of Balmoral test for new brides? Is this the one for Meghan?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on August 02, 2018, 12:31:35 am
^ That happens before marriage, not after. I kinda doubt the Balmoral test is used in quite the capacity as it was for Phil and Diana back in the day... The family has less power in choice of spouse for their offspring and everyone and their dog knows about their "test", anyone could pass it these days just by reading up a bit.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on August 02, 2018, 05:18:07 am
The Express is trying to paint this one as though it's a special treat just like they did with the train ride. This is not the invite you want to receive.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 02, 2018, 05:42:40 am
It seems more of a speculation piece than a firm confirmed invite to me. What’s the point of telling them off when so many allowances were made for her in the first place, including her being touted as someone who’s able to speak her mind and take charge as she did during the engagement period whilst out on public engagements. Clearly something other than a love match is goin on and a bunch of bs pr is used to sell this union that’ll not benefit anyone and will definitely end in tears.
The York sisters seem to be benefiting off this train wreck as they’re featured in the September issue of British Vogue magazine focusing on social media and he damgers of living up to the perfect images seen on IG, etc. It seems like a bit of a dig against Meghan as she tries to portray a perfect life with Harry which is fake as opposed to being a real princess having to deal with the constant criticism as they get on with their lives in the public eye.
What’s the point though when the royal family’s seen as being irrelevant and a waste of money notvto mention weak because the reports of them being blindsided by Thomas Markle’s shenanigans. What will the royal family be when they get back in the swing of things in September? Will Meghan still be on the scene? Will Harry continue to be seen as a stupid, duped prince who foisted this person on his family and the nation and can’t get in with his public duties and patronage’s without her overtaking the narrative? Will that statement and everything after that be explained as well as Camilla calling her a star and that bizarre wedding and how Meghan affords to wear such expensive clothes? People have been fed up and voiced their displeasure of the situation since the very beginning, but the crap just keeps going on and she keeps getting more appearances and perks that Waity never got. Meghan seems scared to leave the U.K. but will have to at some point this month I imagine. She’s probably scared that she won’t get back into the U.K. due to visa issues, IMO.  


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on August 02, 2018, 03:13:53 pm
That is wishful thinking on your part. Unfortunately they are going to let her back into the UK. But that is fortunate for us because we don't have to put up with her in the US other than in the mag covers. The royal family will go on as they do because they will buy off the press as they do so they can continue their rip off of the public... a public that is very willing to accept the rip-off it seems.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Sheridan_is_appalled on August 02, 2018, 03:37:13 pm
Why is that wishful thinking, and how in the world is the public finding a payoff to Thomas acceptable?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 02, 2018, 07:20:20 pm
It’s because the royals do as they please and gets away with it. Nothing happens to them when they waste money on expensive trips like Andrew. In fact, during the sex scandal, Andrew got an honor from the queen and is still acting like a business envoy and flying around the world. In this case with Meghan, who knows what and why she’s where she is and if she’ll get special treatment if she has visa issues. With her on the scene, the whole institution of the monarchy has to be questioned because what they stand for is muddled and cheapened and should be abolished. As for now, the respect for the queen is what’s holding it together but the minute she goes, what’s left; Charles pushing his mistress as queen, Wills and his common lazy wife don’t have leadership qualities and seem ok to be mediocre and go on holidays, although Wills has his moments where he seems to have the goods to be an ok king, and Harry, who was the one who showed what a modern monarchy could do with his IG is reduced to nothing as his now married to someone who’s called and proven to be a liar and trouble maker who the royal reporters are getting death threats and called racist because they dare question what she’s about and rightfully state that things don’t seem right with her being where she is. Things will only get worse as the reporters are totally disgusted with the situation.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on August 02, 2018, 07:54:18 pm
^Maybe it's time to start small. Trim off the in your face Markle users.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Fly on the wall on August 03, 2018, 07:07:28 pm
Are Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Retreating from the Spotlight?
Palace-watchers have noticed a perceptible pull back on the prince’s part of late. “He worries there is too much hysteria around Meghan and he wants to row back a bit,” reveals a source.


For a royal couple so much in the spotlight, it’s perhaps not surprising that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex want to duck below the radar while they’re not on duty. While Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been incredibly high profile—carrying out a series of official engagements since their spring wedding and undertaking an official tour to Ireland—the newlyweds are now enjoying a well-earned rest over the summer.

The Sussexes, who were last seen in public at a charity polo match last week won’t be back on duty until September. They are on the guest list for a society wedding this weekend and will be in Balmoral next month to spend time with the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh. Meghan is also said to be keen to go back to Los Angeles to see her mother before September. But in between seeing family and friends, the couple will mostly be based at their country cottage, a remote hideaway in the Cotswolds where they now spend most of their time away from the media spotlight.

And it seems that’s what they both might need. For it’s not just this summer’s searing London temperatures that Harry and Meghan want to escape. (There is no air-conditioning in their three-bedroom home in Kensington Palace.) According to friends they are keen to take a break from the public eye.

“They spend a lot of time in the Cotswolds, more than people realize. They are in the country way more than they are in London and they are enjoying a low-key and very domesticated start to married life,” says one of their friends. “Harry’s not around that much anymore. Meghan likes him to keep his diary clear at the weekends so they can be together in the countryside.”

The couple love the area and are currently renting a farmhouse cottage on the Great Tew Estate, which according to locals is patrolled by armed security and surrounded by cameras.

“It’s very clear they want to be private and left alone,” says one local. “The property is in the middle of woodland and you wouldn’t know it was there. It is very remote which is why they like it. It’s like a fortress. There’s a huge security presence, you can’t get close.”

It seems that’s precisely how the royal couple wants it. After the scale of the royal wedding, which was covered by international media outlets and news broadcasters from around the world, Harry and Meghan are keen for a break from the limelight.

Harry particularly is said to be uncomfortable with the level of interest in their lives. At the Sentebale Polo Cup in Windsor last week, the couple were so keen not to be photographed at a lunch ahead of the match that a screen separating them from the adjacent media pen was erected.

“It was quite clear that they didn’t want the press anywhere near them,” says one photographer who asked not to be named. “They were photographed on the red carpet and at the end of the match, but they wanted to be left alone the rest of the time even though this was a major charity event for Harry with a big international press presence.”

When Harry did come face-to-face with the media, he sent the ball hurtling into the press pen and it nearly struck one of the many security officers patrolling the grounds. Harry apologized, joking he wanted to give the photographers a good shot, but it rubbed some photographers the wrong way. Those close to Harry, who issued an unprecedented missive to the press when he was dating Meghan pleading for them to be left alone, say he is determined to protect Meghan from too much exposure in the media.

“He worries there is too much hysteria around Meghan and he wants to row back a bit,” reveals a source.

According to the Daily Express’s royal correspondent Richard Palmer, Meghan, a former actress and a pro when it comes to working the red carpet, is becoming increasingly inaccessible.

“Royal rota journalists are being kept further away from [Meghan] than we were before the wedding That means we can’t hear what she is saying. If you can’t get direct quotes from members of the royal family that often makes for dull stories. You go up afterwards and ask what she said.”

With all the drama over the situation of Meghan’s father, Thomas Markle, perhaps boring is rather appealing to the Sussexes. The couple have urged friends not to speak to the media, and Harry has clamped down on his friendship groups and urged Meghan to do the same.

“They both expect a code of silence. If you talk to the press you’re out,” says the source. “Harry didn’t used to care that much about what was written (in the press), he just said it was a load of shite, but he’s very protective of Meghan and defensive these days.”

According to royal editor Camilla Tominey, the continuing controversy over Meghan’s father has put a huge strain on the couple while the memory of Diana is never far from Harry’s thoughts: “Harry has certainly built an emotional fortress around himself and Meghan. They have both been extremely upset by Thomas Markle’s behavior and that of Meghan’s half sister, Samantha, and other relatives speaking out to the press. “If the royals value one quality in others more than anything else then it is loyalty, and the couple will feel very let down by what’s happened.”

“The princes are both very private people and have tried their best to keep the press at bay ever since their mother’s death,” she continued. “They are extremely protective of their wives and families and will do anything to avoid a repeat of the 80s and 90s when they felt that Princess Diana was hounded.”

https://www.vanityfair.com/style/2018/08/prince-harry-and-meghan-markle-retreating-from-the-spotlight


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on August 03, 2018, 08:33:44 pm
^What “hysteria”?  More likely not getting the reception he expected.  There was only one Diana, kid.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 03, 2018, 09:22:43 pm
Prince Harry is 'worried there's too much hysteria around Meghan' - as the couple 'prepare to spend time out of the spotlight at their home in the Cotswolds'
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6023423/Prince-Harry-worried-theres-hysteria-Meghan-Markle.html
Comments:
billy no mates, Dunno, United Kingdom, 4 minutes ago
"spend time out of the spotlight" She won't like that, the rots setting in.
New633
bartonhall1, H.Wycombe, United Kingdom, moments ago
And after only 2.5 months.
New112
Mary, Toronto, 4 minutes ago
'Hysteria'? Surely you jest. The only time the average person even thinks about Sparkles is when her dreadful family opens their yaps.

It’ll be great if this is her exit strategy.  :cookie:
Her sister’s at it again with her rants and Meghan’s apparently been complaining that she isn’t allowed to run a half marathon because of her position. Just leave!


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on August 03, 2018, 09:30:40 pm
I think that's just some bs spin. The Winds are all "out of the spotlight" in August. Hardly newsworthy or earth shattering.

^ Love the comments! Good ones.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on August 04, 2018, 02:02:26 am
Funny how there was no problem with Meghan hysteria when he unprecedently trotted her out for how many public appearances following the engagement.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Val on August 04, 2018, 09:08:55 am
Whatever, it has completely changed public opinion of Harry.  He is no longer the charming, much loved son of Diana but a prize naive idiot who has been completely duped and taken in by a lying determined opportunist.  Sparkles and Ma Midd are cut from the same cloth.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Sheridan_is_appalled on August 04, 2018, 03:10:37 pm
I think Harry always had the reputation of being dim. Look how he is portrayed on The Windsors - there is always some truth to parody. One of my friends (who isn't a royal watcher) was asked if she watched the wedding a couple of months ago and she replied, "Is that the stupid one?"


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 04, 2018, 03:29:53 pm
Meghan always eats chips on her birthday, has £20k of shoes and went to school with Scarlett Johansson: To celebrate her 37th birthday, 37 things you didn't know you didn't know about the Duchess of Sussex
7. SHE STILL PAYS TAXES IN AMERICA
Two-and-a-half months have passed since the wedding, but Meghan still isn’t officially a British citizen. Not only does she have to pass the 45-minute Life In The UK Test but she must live in this country for three years before submitting her application. For now, the Duchess is technically still American, meaning she has to pay U.S. taxes on her £3.5 million fortune.
19. THREE FAITHS HAVE INFLUENCED HER
Born and raised a Protestant (the same faith as her mother, Doria), Meghan attended a Roman Catholic school and as a teen helped at a homeless shelter run by a Catholic charity.
Prior to her wedding, she adopted yet another faith, electing to be baptised into the Anglican Church of England as a mark of respect to the Queen.

Comments:

bartonhall1, H.Wycombe, United Kingdom, 2 minutes ago
Three faiths? They obviously forgot her converstion to Judaism when she married the ¿love of her life¿, Trevor. She changes religions more often than I change my socks.

Our planet, Planet earth, Israel, 2 minutes ago
If someone gets angry every time he or she doesn't get their way. This is an indicator of entitlement

Sandy Powers, Salem, United States, 7 minutes ago
Too bad they chose to trash her family instead of lying to embellish her reputation.

Here reading this..., Someplace, United States, 10 minutes ago
Too funny!! Who helped pay for this?.."The Duchess interned at the U.S. Embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 2002, immersing herself in the local language, before travelling to Madrid to study Spanish." Oh and without her father would this ever have happened? "Thomas Markle pulled strings to get his daughter a role on the medical drama General Hospital in 2002. Her character, a nurse called Jill, had just five lines." Without her father helping her... and Meghan growing up in the studio... where he worked... she just might not be where she is today. Not to mention the private schools... now... who paid for that? What was her mother doing all this time? Did she help out with any of it?
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6024945/Meghan-Markle-37-things-didnt-know-didnt-know-Duchess-Sussex.html#comments-6024945


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on August 04, 2018, 03:44:27 pm
^ That article is so cringey.
But shows also a good bit of her fakery.

Also "3 faiths", yeah no, it's all one faith: Christianity, but different denominations: Protestant, Catholic and Anglican. Also Anglican and Protestant are virtually the same and she just went to a Catholic school, she never was Catholic.

If they'd thrown in and researched the Jewish claims, then they'd been onto a winner.

^^ Yeah has had always the reputation of being dim and his actions don't even try to disprove that.
Yeah, parodies always touch onto even just a spot of truth.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on August 05, 2018, 07:18:02 am
^^Sooo many lies! No American with any sort of common sense amasses a fortune over $100,000 without securing at least one piece of property at a minimum.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on August 05, 2018, 03:31:16 pm
I don't know about the rest of the country but I can tell you in Los Angeles there is no such thing as a piece of property for $100,000. Even a million doesn't get you much anymore. And you have to have some sort of an income to pay the taxes and upkeep of the house and a small one at that even for a million dollars.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on August 06, 2018, 05:48:25 am
^I'm very aware of real estate prices in California as I have plenty of family that live there and I'm there quite often for work. My comment says "a fortune over $100,000." It doesn't say anything about the price of property.

In the states, the more money a person makes, the higher the tax bracket. I've had the experience of being single and making $100,000 a year. Uncle Sam bends you over when it comes to taxes. Without kids or dependents, owning property is really the only sure fire way to get a bit of a break. Ever wonder why people of means get mortgages instead of just purchasing with cash? This is why. If Meghan was making $50K an episode and had a lucrative deal with Reitmans as has been reported, there is no reason why she wouldn't be able to afford the down payment on a condo in L.A. I've got plenty of friends in the entertainment industry who own condos in L.A. and they don't make anywhere near that much.

If we are to believe what's being reported, Meghan was single, no kids, with an alleged multimillion-dollar fortune, paying taxes in two countries, didn't even own a condo, and couldn't write off student loan interest because her dad paid for her college education. Either somebody is lying about how much she made or she's a dang fool and the majority of what she earned went to the US and Canadian versions of the IRS. 


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on August 06, 2018, 09:51:10 am
^ What you wrote is perfectly understandable. For 100K you'll only get a house on wheels but reportedly Meg made a lot of money with her many ventures. Where did she stash them... She strikes me as a woman who knows her rights really well. She sued Reitmans for continuation of the add, DM or was it a different rag for the wording on the video used in the French trial against the Medds, allegedly had the tig patented. If she had all those money - where did they go.

Another thing that's incorrect is her being ambidextrous. The things they describe are not what an ambidexter is. At best - she was supposed to be a lefty but someone didn't let her be. Maybe mommy didn't pay attention to that.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 06, 2018, 02:12:08 pm
https://78.media.tumblr.com/be0de8ca8d0ae77c638f8f4273647953/tumblr_pbunlptnLs1r4r8ero1_1280.png
I don’t get that Harry would take up with someone like Meghan to stay relevant. This is the level of criticism that he should continue to expect. By extension, the whole of the royal family looks equally bad as they’ acting like she’s so right for him and makes them look good to the public which isn’t true.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on August 06, 2018, 03:32:06 pm
I don't think Harry would marry someone without love. He wears his heart on his sleeve.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on August 06, 2018, 04:31:07 pm
^ Didn't we all. But the reality is that the coerced marriage rumors have gone to Perez Hilton, who's usually right, the yachting and recreational fun that Meghan likes have been leaked to CDAN. The only thing missing in this marriage besides love is annulment.

^^I'm starting to think that he didn't. I am also on the fence about the Markles. They are clearly in on whatever media exposure they are after. However, I'd be curious if they have achieved any monetizable interest in them besides Big Brother and Dancing with the Stars. I doubt that the fall collections M is merching will have good sales too. By next year M's booking fee will have fallen due to lack of interest..


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on August 06, 2018, 04:58:21 pm
^^Yeah, I don't think there are too many who don't think Harry thinks or thought he was in lurrrrve.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on August 06, 2018, 11:17:44 pm
If Harry wanted to marry for the sake of marrying he'd have IMO chosen an aristo that met all the "check boxes" and settled for her. Or perhaps to try to be "different" sought out someone from another European royal family. I don't think Harry is that thick headed to go through all the process of a big royal wedding only to be bored and move on like a baby with a toy that he tires of. It will be interesting to see how it all turns out.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on August 07, 2018, 01:14:48 am
^ No way would his choice have fallen on breeding. The choice fell on the woman who 1. could sell herself perfectly to him and 2. him being too infatuated and wearing rose-tinted glasses to look beyond his nose.
His choice would've always fallen on a woman he either really loves or he thinks he loves (big difference obvs between the two, and I think it's the latter in this scenario, he thinks he loves Murky, it's still the honeymoon phase). Chelsy supposedly said several times "no" to his proposals (at least twice I believe), so it's not like this was his first shot at proposing and planning on mariage. It was however the first woman hungry enough to bite. And girlfriend seems to have been starving all her life.

PS He wouldn't be the first in that family to make such a colossal mistake based on nothing in terms of marriage. He's rather proving to be a Windsor by marrying stupidly (and for stupid reasons).


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: gingerboy24 on August 07, 2018, 09:41:52 am
IMO he did not marry her for "love" whatever his idea of that is.  I am still of the opinion this wedding was for a reason and he was the fall guy.  Nothing about his body language, or the way he looks at her, tells me he loves her, it all seems to be a facade and as soon as the cameras are not there he distances himself.  Twiddling with that ring does not show a man happy with his wedding band.  View it, look at it, admire it, feel pleased with it, but by now he should have stopped twiddling with the flipping thing.  I highly doubt she is his choice.  A lot going on behind the scenes on this one, and possibly there was no way out of the nuptials, but things change.  If love is not there in the first place highly unlikely it ever will be.   The rf can´t stand her, all this twaddle about bonding with HM at Balmoral, be lucky if they are there for a day and then pushed off somewhere on the estate, or depart, whatever.  Pretty obvious from the wedding what the few rf members thought of her, and that photo of HM glaring at murky, if looks could kill then HM sure was giving her a blinder.  In all  honesty, I am unsure as to why the media give all this BS about murky and the rf all happy and everything hunky dory.  I personally cannot think of one person in that family who gives the impression of even liking her, let alone wanting her in the rf.  Her lack of anything to do with decorum, etiquette, and still blithely carrying on no matter who disapproves, it is like a two fingers to the rf and a "you won´t tell me what to wear/how to behave/what to say, go take a hike, I am never giving up what I want to do".  It really is a very large two fingers to the rf, in every way.  The media are playing the game, but they sure must be laughing themselves silly about the BS they are ordered to write about her, they see the real deal, and know exactly what she is like.  Unfortunately, HM should have sorted any problems out in another way. As with council cath and the medds, she took the "soft option", and again it has come back and bitten her on both ankles.  Murky is not at all suitable for that position, in any way, and gives no appearance of wanting to change her ways, at all.  I still think there is ana wful lot going on behind the scenes at the moment, and the main problem is the rf are totally inadequate as to how to handle this debacle, probably running around like headless chickens wondering how to sort it all and come out smelling of roses.  Bit too late for that IMO, murky has done, and is continuing to do, so much damage to the rf it is unbelievable.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on August 07, 2018, 12:09:51 pm
If there was love between the two I would stand by them and be ok with M not even trying to look like a nice, decent person. However, there is no love and from what I've seen of her - interviews, acting skills, blinds, she's a nasty human being and I've already gotten in hot water for not liking her in front of the all hail to the gold diggers people out there. Everyone has a past and can change for the better but even after the wedding Meggie is milking her 15 min of fame while pointing finger to her dad and sister for doing the same.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on August 07, 2018, 12:13:19 pm
^  :thumbsup: esp your last sentence!!
Murky can use anyone and step over anyone, but not her family! Oh no, no one gets to use Murky for their agendas!


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: gingerboy24 on August 07, 2018, 05:10:10 pm
Had to laugh at this one

Markle’s name was submitted for “Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series” for her role as Rachel Zane on the USA Network show “Suits,” but the newly-minted royal wasn’t nominated.

http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2018/07/12/emmys-2018-snubs-from-meghan-markle-to-emilia-clarke.html

Maybe this is why she came up with the tosh that she had been invited to attend with the dork but declined

Sources told the Sun that Meghan has 'politely turned down' an invitation to the 70th Emmy Awards ceremony in LA next month, adding that the decision was a way of drawing 'a line in the sand' between her acting and royal career.

https://www.elle.com/uk/life-and-culture/culture/a22659829/meghan-markle-declines-emmy-invitation/

Amazing, all that money she pays for PR and the truth always comes out in the end.  Lots of egg on face here methinks - not that she cares, probably thinks all pr is marvellous because she gets mentioned  :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on August 07, 2018, 05:16:23 pm
She's pretty delusional if she ever even thought she'd get noticed for anything of consequence considering they have never ever been nominated for an Emmy.  Suits up against Game of Thrones?  Give me a break.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on August 07, 2018, 05:31:20 pm
Hardly a line she's drawing up to distinguish between acting and royaling lol she's simply not allowed to go, end of. 8)


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on August 08, 2018, 03:57:09 am
That "drawing a line" bit says all you need to know about who this information came from and how legit it actually is. She was never invited in the first place. This is just another way of getting her name out there, especially considering the negative press she's getting from the wardrobe costs and her family.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on August 08, 2018, 04:00:46 am
Why doesn't the Press just shut her out if she's that awful. I mean I do think she is but why do they keep pumping her up.  I guess it's money and selling magazines


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on August 08, 2018, 04:05:40 am
^Not even selling magazines anymore. It's all about clicks to the website. Clicks = eyeballs. The more eyeballs and traffic to the site = more ad revenue = publications can keep the lights on. People are still clicking on articles where her name is attached, even when it's to *despise* read/comment.

I don't frequent Tumblr much but I do appreciate the fact that they've started screenshotting articles in order to cut down on clicks.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 08, 2018, 05:37:59 am
^true. The blogs have no started to mention articles without screenshots because they’re way to ridiculous to click on. For instance, Beyonce was Vogue’s second choice for the September issue cover after Meghan turned it down.  :o. The blatant lies and nonsense articles like the Vogue one and the one about her recipe in the DM are solely to keep her name in the press. There has to be a massive payoff for the press because, yes right now they’re making money off of her but the dislike of her and the disgust that people have towards Harry and the royal family because of her presence and expensive taste and trashy behavior is getting loauder and people’s patience is getting thinner, so something will have to break now. Harry might as well forget having a successful IG if she’s not exposed for the conniving, greedy women she is.
Another issue that this tacky broad has brought to the royals is her equally tacky stylist Jessica. She wished Meghan a happy birthday via Instagram with a snap of the two captioned ‘perfect partner in crime’ and then deleted it. It turns out that she has a commercial and used Meghan to garner pr for it.
Harry saying that the press is obsessed with Meghan and he’s retreating into privacy must be killing her as she needs events to merch and make money off Charles. She has to be broke and is becoming desperate to find a way to stay in the press to get designs to send her stuff and beg for invites via fake articles like her invite to the enemies.  
The blogs did mention that a big ‘bomb’ about her will come out when people are apathetic about her. It’s happening now as the comments in the DM are more scathing such as saying Harry’s paying the press to keep his pay for play chick in the news, others saying that cooking wasn’t how she bagged him. In other words, basically saying she’s a strumpet and others saying that they’re tired of her and wonder when the divorce will occur.
Now would be the perfect time to wrap this up and disclose the surprise that Harry spoke of during his Christmas interview with the BBC or live with the consequence of Harry ruining himself with his choice of a wife who’s a greedy, lying wh*re who he can’t take anywhere or have her participate in charitable work as she’s a phony, and the cries for the abdication of the monarchy because the public doesn’t want to pay for this useless clothes horse and the rest of the ineffectual family.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on August 08, 2018, 07:22:48 am
Harry announcing instead of her that she'll be retiring from public life (merching) musy have hit a nerve with her.

RF should not imo wait on a scandal to sort out their house. Harry's in the sewer now because of getting married to Jessica's partner in crime. Soon people will ask: So what does Harry do besides spending our money?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on August 08, 2018, 09:24:44 am
^^ Vogue is laughable anyway. The fact that Kim & co. made it on the cover put the final nail in the coffin. And Beyonce is as bad as all the others.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on August 08, 2018, 01:49:34 pm
And to lower things even more Stormy Daniels is going to be in the next issue of Vogue. I'll say it's laughable.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on August 08, 2018, 03:18:16 pm
^ Yep, Vogue has fallen so far, it's not even a shadow of itself anymore. :thumbsdown:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 08, 2018, 03:49:58 pm
^^priceless.  :laugh:  See this is what people call modernization, the gutter culture and the acceptance of it. Th royal family can't be seen as an institution to be respected when someone like MM is one of their representatives and has been fast tracked into the position. Even if she's booted out tomorrow, the royal family can't pull themselves up because they've not dealt with the issues they has prior to MM coming on the scene. Waity's still lazy and uninterested in the little charty work she does, Wills still looks board an just wants to live the aristrocratic life wihout the press and the public scruitiny and Harry, he gets to the point of people rooting for him because they see his genuine spirit when he's doing his charitable word, but always gets involved in a scandal that sees his image come crashing down. I ee no way out for the royal family now. Maybe they're securing their resources now before the Brexit deal's done. All this talk about Harry and MM being gifted property might not be fiction. The queen's putting properties and other things in Harry's hands now that he's a duke. Maybe the royal families playing a shifty game away from the public's gaze to shore up themselves for their uncertain future.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on August 08, 2018, 03:58:53 pm
The queen's putting properties and other things in Harry's hands now that he's a duke. Maybe the royal families playing a shifty game away from the public's gaze to shore up themselves for their uncertain future.

That was my thought too. While Meghan is acting all bad copy of Stormy, what's really going on. This whole situation feels like a "now you see me" type of con. I remember that in the Panama papers there were QE money too. Panama is not the latest top location to make money disappear. The Swiss chalet that was gifted to Fergie could be another way to stash money that the taxpayer can't touch.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 09, 2018, 11:25:59 pm
“Talk to the press you’re out” - Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s SHOCK warning to friends
IT’S BEEN revealed that the Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry have dramatically warned their friends that if they talk to the press they will be out of their inner circle.
A top royal source told Katie Nicholl, royal correspondent for Vanity Fair, that when it comes to their friends: “If you talk to the press you’re out.
“They both expect a code of silence.”
The source added: “Harry didn’t used to care that much about what was written.
“But he’s very protective of Meghan and defensive these days.”
The couple aren’t due back on royal duty and currently spend most of their time in the Cotswolds, where they have a rented farm house which is protected by armed guards and cameras.
One local told Vanity Fair: “It’s very clear they want to be left alone.
“The property is in the middle of woodland and you wouldn’t know it was there.
“It is very remote which is why they like it. It’s like a fortress.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are due to spend time with The Queen in Balmoral next month with the Duchess reportedly also keen to visit her mother in Los Angeles.
https://www.express.co.uk/news/royal/1001017/Meghan-Markle-Prince-Harry-friends-loyalty-Princess-Diana-Thomas
She’s hardly part of his inner circle. I’m still laughing at Mark telling her off at the polo match when she got caught rifling through Harry’s car.  :tehe:  
The good thing’s that she’s on her own as no one will come to her defense when more of her dirt or just her hypocrisy starts coming to light in the press.
Sorry if this article’s already been posted. It says it’s from today, but I could’ve sworn I’ve read this article before today.  :dontknow:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 20, 2018, 05:40:43 pm
Harry and Meghan 'enjoy a mini-moon staying with George and Amal Clooney at their luxury Lake Como villa where the royal couple played basketball and relaxed by the pool'
According to Italian magazine Chi, Meghan helped look after the couple's twins while Harry and George spent their time playing basketball with other friends.
The royal couple are said to have arrived last Thursday evening, on a private flight, and left on Sunday at 6pm from Malpensa airport. They are understood to have spent all of their time in the grounds of the villa.
On Saturday evening, Clooney laid on a gala dinner for his celebrity guests. About 15 friends attended and the party is said to have gone on until the early hours.
The Duke and Duchess and the Clooneys are understood to be close friends and Meghan and Amal are both said to use celebrity stylist Miguel Perez.
A spokesman for Prince Harry declined to comment on the reports.  :cookie:  Interesting as it doesn’t say, for the couple, only Harry.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6079441/Harry-Meghan-stay-George-Amal-Clooney-Lake-Como.html
Pr for Clooney’s estate and Lake Como.  :bored:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: marion on August 20, 2018, 06:25:25 pm
So much fr KP saying she had flown to Toronto on Saturday. Harry loves playing games with the press but one day it will come back to bite him.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on August 20, 2018, 08:47:34 pm
Harry and Meghan 'enjoy a mini-moon staying with George and Amal Clooney at their luxury Lake Como villa where the royal couple played basketball and relaxed by the pool'
According to Italian magazine Chi, Meghan helped look after the couple's twins while Harry and George spent their time playing basketball with other friends.
The royal couple are said to have arrived last Thursday evening, on a private flight, and left on Sunday at 6pm from Malpensa airport. They are understood to have spent all of their time in the grounds of the villa.
On Saturday evening, Clooney laid on a gala dinner for his celebrity guests. About 15 friends attended and the party is said to have gone on until the early hours.
The Duke and Duchess and the Clooneys are understood to be close friends and Meghan and Amal are both said to use celebrity stylist Miguel Perez.
A spokesman for Prince Harry declined to comment on the reports.  :cookie:  Interesting as it doesn’t say, for the couple, only Harry.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6079441/Harry-Meghan-stay-George-Amal-Clooney-Lake-Como.html
Pr for Clooney’s estate and Lake Como.  :bored:

How cliche. The young couple playing with the twins while looking forward to being parents.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on August 20, 2018, 08:55:57 pm
Clooney has had this villa for decades now. Literally everyone at lake Como knows where his house is. I think that this is a pathetic attempt at the Markles to try and rub shoulders with A-listers. Also, I find it odd that the day after I comment that Hollywood doesn't want to reciprocate with an invite after the networking event wedding and ... they jetted to Italy.  8)


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on August 20, 2018, 09:38:22 pm
Don't believe that Clooney article. The Italian outlet that printed it has meta-tagged the article as a press release. Gotta love Google's algorithm updates and authentification process.  :laundry:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on August 20, 2018, 10:04:42 pm
^ If it is true though, it sounds very fun. I am jealous I have to admit. Oh well anyone marrying Harry or William gets the a list.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 20, 2018, 10:15:21 pm
It was a networking event and not a royal wedding. In today’s DM, her stylist is featured in an article wearing Misha Nonoo’s white jumpsuit as she’s indirectly referencing the wedding. She’s advertising her services as Meghan’s stylist to get more business for her and Nonoo. The actor, Tom Hardy was saying how he’s mates with Harry and that he’s a f’ing ledgend. Of course it turns out to be he’s promoting a movie he’s starring in. Idris did the same thing, only he was highlighting his dj skills having allegedly had a gig at the reception/after party.  Priyanka Chopra used the event to claim that her and her fiancé Nick spent time with Harry and Meghan in their country estate and that Meghan could be her bridesmaid. There’s no distinction of Harry being a royal, only the pr companies and celebrities using any opportunity to use him to gain press for themselves and their projects. Unless something drastic happens now, this is the course the royals have set for themselves; celebrity world where anything goes and everyone’s up to be used to keep their names in the press.
Meghan’s all about the perceived perks of royalty; the fancy expensive clothes and accessories, jet set traveling and hanging out with the ultra rich and celebrities. That’s how the royal family of Monaco live, not the British royal family. At least the public’s getting more savy about the pr games played to make her seem like she’s a feminist and a humanitarian; both proven lies as evident by her giving her dad the cold shoulder as well as her uncle who got her the job at the embassy. She can’t help the cause of mental health as part of the royal foundation when she runs away or ignores issues that she created. The foundation should be shut down as it can’t be taken seriously with her involved in it.
He’s correct. The fake news/pr/gaslighting has gotten out of hand.
https://skippyisheretostay.tumblr.com/image/177208471463


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Val on August 21, 2018, 07:31:34 pm
Another great BayouBuzz article by Sarah Whalen

https://www.bayoubuzz.com/bb/item/1063553-where-in-the-world-is-meghan-markle


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Sheridan_is_appalled on August 21, 2018, 07:51:43 pm
^ :laugh: I couldn't stop laughing at the pic


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: marion on August 21, 2018, 10:07:56 pm
I've just found another wonderful article by Sarah. They seem to be coming thick and fast!!

https://www.bayoubuzz.com/bb/item/1063553-where-in-the-world-is-meghan-markle cu ft see by


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on August 21, 2018, 10:40:27 pm
It was a networking event and not a royal wedding. In today’s DM, her stylist is featured in an article wearing Misha Nonoo’s white jumpsuit as she’s indirectly referencing the wedding. She’s advertising her services as Meghan’s stylist to get more business for her and Nonoo. The actor, Tom Hardy was saying how he’s mates with Harry and that he’s a f’ing ledgend. Of course it turns out to be he’s promoting a movie he’s starring in. Idris did the same thing, only he was highlighting his dj skills having allegedly had a gig at the reception/after party.  Priyanka Chopra used the event to claim that her and her fiancé Nick spent time with Harry and Meghan in their country estate and that Meghan could be her bridesmaid. There’s no distinction of Harry being a royal, only the pr companies and celebrities using any opportunity to use him to gain press for themselves and their projects. Unless something drastic happens now, this is the course the royals have set for themselves; celebrity world where anything goes and everyone’s up to be used to keep their names in the press.
Meghan’s all about the perceived perks of royalty; the fancy expensive clothes and accessories, jet set traveling and hanging out with the ultra rich and celebrities. That’s how the royal family of Monaco live, not the British royal family. At least the public’s getting more savy about the pr games played to make her seem like she’s a feminist and a humanitarian; both proven lies as evident by her giving her dad the cold shoulder as well as her uncle who got her the job at the embassy. She can’t help the cause of mental health as part of the royal foundation when she runs away or ignores issues that she created. The foundation should be shut down as it can’t be taken seriously with her involved in it.
He’s correct. The fake news/pr/gaslighting has gotten out of hand.
https://skippyisheretostay.tumblr.com/image/177208471463

The Windsors are off the rails; it's clear that no serious people were there and frankly I am disgusted that the Windsors don't behave better. It's like being a prince no longer means anything to Harry and it's clear that this is why no one decent wanted a daughter of theirs to marry into that family. Harry ended up with Meg because Meg is clearly the only one who wants to mommy him and be the sexpot at the same time; no healthy person wants (or is able) to do both and that family has made it clear that no matter what, any consort no matter how exalted or accomplished, will be treated as one of them. Besides, who would want to put up with having to defer to Kate and Camilla in all things?

As for the foundation, both princes and their wives should be doing work for the Prince's Trust, not 'doing their own thing' and making up new 'causes' after another without doing some actual slogging. It's not like any of them build any kind of solid relationships with the people who do the actual work and the people they are trying to help.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on August 22, 2018, 12:29:36 am
I think an aristo would be horrified marrying into that family. If married to Harry she'd have to defer to Kate and Camilla which I agree would be difficult. I read years ago that some thought Harry would be the one to really marry up a princess from another country or an aristo. He would be the one to do this. But it never happened. Just like his brother.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on August 22, 2018, 03:09:39 am
Thing is, that being associated with the Windsors or Britain brings no advantages; I am certain that no family wants their relative married in, abused, pressured to be everything at all times to Prince Harry, and then mistreated, driven out by a mistress, and then publicly defamed/slandered by biographers and columnists.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 22, 2018, 05:15:43 am
Very true. It feels like a complete waste of time trying to figure out how, why and when Meghan’s where she is and why the royal family broke so many traditions and rules to fast track her in. There’s too much odd stuff in Harry’s part to know this isn’t about love or respect. It’s hard to respect someone like her in all honesty. The Markle’s family drama’s basically the same with every article. Either there’s a plan that’ll make sense to why this is happening or this is the course that the royals have set for themselves to be modern and appeal to the gutter trash behavior that’s expected from people in the public eye now. It’s not worth the time to spend on this when the royals make themselves less relevant with each passing year. They don’t seem to realize the best way to stay relevant and modern is to do work and show how their input had a real effect on the situation.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on August 22, 2018, 02:46:32 pm
Personally I'm glad I don't know where Murks is and I hope it stays that way. Off with her head I say.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Sheridan_is_appalled on August 22, 2018, 03:21:13 pm
It would be very interesting to see Smirky's first solo engagement, if there ever is one. :laundry:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on August 22, 2018, 04:58:26 pm
^ I can predict with 90% certainty that it will be on a red carpet, or around children. BRF will push the children angle, she will demand the toddlers with tiaras experience, the press will write about how fauxantropic she is, the comments will ask where did Harry left is single brain cell, Kate and Carol will be toasting on champagne to celebrate their PR victory without even stirring a finger.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on August 22, 2018, 05:08:29 pm
As I said, C and K are in no position to be judgmental. Far from it. IMO. Kate and Meghan are equally fake on their appearances. Both pull faces. Sorry I find both not good at appearances.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on August 22, 2018, 05:49:54 pm
^ You and me both.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: AnaBolena on August 22, 2018, 06:07:12 pm
I’m sensing much of what goes on is PR PR and more PR.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 22, 2018, 06:29:30 pm
^that’s exactly what’s going on. Both a just tacky, lazy broads with no inhibitions or class. They’re both fake to the core. Both are only interested in the fun, red carpet events and jet setting. Glad to see though that the public’s more into the pr games that are being played to sell these two. Kate’s still called Waity and Meghan’s seen as a fraud and a liar, so the palace has a major job on their hands as what to do with her when the royal family’s back from their holidays in September. Meghan’s just trash and an embarrassment.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on August 22, 2018, 07:03:24 pm
All of what is being said here may be true but this is not the Kate and Meghan thread.  Thank you.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 22, 2018, 10:13:59 pm
JANET STREET-PORTER: If Harry, Meghan and Eugenie want to live it large like reality TV stars they'd better have a Plan B... when the paying public has had enough
Have the younger members of the Royal Family been watching too much reality television?
Traditionally, British royalty spent the month of August on their estate at Balmoral, enduring chilly lunches around the barbecue, spending days striding through scratchy heather in steady drizzle trying to kill grouse.
After dinner entertainment consisted of parlour games, cards or Scottish dancing. How things have changed!
These days the younger royals prefer exotic holidays which include safaris and hob nobbing with movie stars, or flying to sunny Mustique - leaving the Queen to attend church on a rainy Sunday last week accompanied by 97 year old Prince Philip, who looked suitably morose.
But what does that mean? Hanging out with rappers, and supporting charities for the homeless are to be applauded, but do the good works cancel out the costs of a fairy tale wedding attended by tennis stars, racing drivers, talk show hosts and soap stars?
Experts reckoned that the policing and security costs- due to the couple's decision to make it a semi-public event and invite over 2,000 guests to watch their carriage ride around Windsor Great Park after the ceremony- were much higher than the for the wedding of William and Kate in 2011.
Estimates range from £24-£30 million pounds- costs which were borne by the ordinary members of the public.
One big difference between the Meghan Markle dream wedding and Love Island is that television companies aren't funded by the public purse - revenue from advertising pays for everything. In contrast, Royal security costs are funded by local councils and tax payers.
Since that fairy tale day, Meghan has not appeared in the same outfit twice and is rumoured to have spent over £1 million on clothes - certainly she looks perfectly turned out and her taste is pretty faultless, but with an unlimited budget, that's not to hard to achieve.
Ostentation used to be seen as common among the Royal women - not any more. Meghan seems to have decided she has to be a fashion leader, which is more compatible with a soap star, than a woman whose prime job is - in her own words- to help the less fortunate and fight for equality.
When you're wearing a Balmain couture dress and you're meeting a teenager with nothing, those words sound pretty hollow.
The Love Island mindset seems to have rubbed off of Prince Eugenie, a nice girl 9th in line to the throne - who, following the examples set by her cousin Harry, expects us - the public - to cough up £2 million pounds to pay for the security for her Big Fat Royal Wedding at Windsor castle next month.
The event includes thousands of specially invited members of the public and (you've guessed) an open-topped carriage ride around Windsor Great Park.
The Queen is revered for her kindness, her humility and her hard work. Can we say the same about the younger Royals and their partners?
Unless they get a grip on the real world outside fairytale castles and carriages, the next generation could squander the goodwill the Queen has carefully nurtured, which - up to now- allowed the (much poorer) public to accept the extraordinary costs of running the Royal firm.
And, as any tuppeny reality TV show star can tell you, when the viewing public turns on you the evictions are brutal.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6085571/JANET-STREET-PORTER-Younger-Royals-exotic-holidays-costing-taxpayer-millions.html


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Val on August 22, 2018, 11:23:17 pm
^

Comments scathing and mostly supporting Janet.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Little light on August 22, 2018, 11:45:57 pm
^^ Well said Janet Street-Porter.  :worship:

All this hobnobbing with celebrities is lowering the tone of the BRF. Diana met with, and was friendly with/to celebrities, but I don't think she allowed them to 'cross that line', so to speak.

She understood that they, celebrities, were there to pursue their careers and if they could get a boost off royals like Diana, then so much the better for the celebrities. But she, as a married-in into royal, was there in an official capacity to represent the Crown. And I don't feel she crossed the line like the younger royals do.

I remember Harry phoned up David Beckham so he, Harry, could join Beckham in a charity football event for children. It was because Harry wanted to hang out with Beckham.


And that's the wrong way round I think. It should be the celebrities who would love to be in the presence of the royals, NOT the other way round as it is now.

I think the younger royals saw Diana and thought that they too could emulate her behaviour with the celebrity world. But I do feel that Diana kept celebrities at arm's length, so they knew they couldn't take that relationship for granted.



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on August 23, 2018, 12:50:42 am
Thing is, that Diana understood boundaries and these celebs don't know how to stop pushing; the celebs she hung around had top tier careers and didn't want to really get mixed up with her problems and didn't need her to maintain their careers. Beckham and Hardy are not at all of the Tom Cruise and Tom Hanks caliber and I am certain that none of them care about charity at all. Honestly, I'm glad the 'younger' royals are being called out at long last; the princesses and princes have shown the world what they are throughout their twenties and it is time for patience to end. I'm fed up with this 'younger' nimbus as well; why do they get to be eternally young while the rest of the world has to grow up?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on August 23, 2018, 04:41:13 am
First off, MEgan is neither young nor royal. She's married to a royal but from what we can all see she's far, far from it.

Second, Eug has actual friend who are celebs and to her wedding she's inviting friends and family, not who's who in Hollywood to try and reanimate a dead actinc career like Megan did with her wedding.

And third, the one acting like a fan girl around celebrities is both William and Harry and that's just pathetic. I hope someone brings this article to him because he's unroyal in this regard. The fact that Harry married an actress that's really bad at acting speaks volumes. Her only superpower is gas lightning someone for as long as she can use them. Harry can't gain entry to H'wood A-list club with an actress that was unmemorable even on a Hallmark movie. And if he hasn't figured out by now how celebrities to send invites to him (and a blindgossip from his wonderful wife shows that H'wood guests didn't bother to extend the invite back to her) instead of him sending invites to them, then .... he's not the celebrity he thinks he is. He's born royal but not drawing crowds to him makes him suck as a royal too.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on August 23, 2018, 10:52:46 am
Meghan is a royal she got the HRH and DUChess title. Once they marry in they are considered royals. Young is a matter of opinion. She's not a blushing 20 year old but married in as a divorcee in her thirties.

Harry did not need to marry Meghan to meet and hang out with celebrities.  Clooney probably would have jumped at the invite to Harry's wedding even if he did not marry an actress.

Meghan not in the A list  could not by herself have gotten Clooney to attend.  I think Harry was the draw for the Clooneys.

Celebrities like to meet the royals. OR at least some of them do.

The younger royals should keep up the old traditions at Balmoral. I hope these do not die out.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on August 23, 2018, 02:29:16 pm
It is true that Murks got to the A list through Harry.  When women marry,  they get the status of the husband unless you are Swedish.  Men in Sweden get the title if they want from marriage to a titled woman.  If Harry got Murks status he could start charging when he strays.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 23, 2018, 03:31:27 pm
Is that you, Harry and Meghan? Couple don eerily realistic waxwork heads of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex for a stroll around London (and even pop into a pub for a pint)
Actors sported waxwork heads and wigs to pose as Prince Harry and Meghan
They took a walk in Battersea Park and had a pint in a pub in Fulham, in London
The actors were promoting a new attraction at Madame Tussauds
The show called Harry and Meghan Live allows guests to 'meet' the royal couple
The actors wearing waxwork heads were showing off Madame Tussauds' new 'live figures' feature, which allows members of the public to have realistic encounters with the royal couple.
The lifelike figures were first unveiled on Britain's Got Talent earlier this year, and this month, the Baker Street visitor attraction launched 'Meghan and Harry LIVE' to allow guests to feel as if they are really meeting the Duke and Duchess in person.
It is thought the realistic effect is achieved by two actors sporting wigs and waxwork heads they slip on over their real faces.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6089813/Actors-don-waxwork-Madame-Tussauds-heads-Duke-Duchess-Sussex-Harry-Meghan.html
 :laugh:  
 


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 24, 2018, 03:02:56 am
Own Harry and Meghan's wedding day E-Type Jaguar... now the one-off ELECTRIC car is being put into production and could be all yours for £350,000
Rather than make a specific number, the company said it will be taking 'expressions of interest' from potential buyers and will then build them according to demand.
Both it and the royals' earlier electric E-Type Zero prototype were engineered and built at Jaguar Land Rover's Classic Works at Ryton in Warwickshire.
That is near Coventry, where the original E-Type – described by Enzo Ferrari as the 'the most beautiful car ever made' – was first built in 1961. Then, it cost from £2,098, a sum that seems modest today.
The royal wedding prototype is now considered priceless and is likely to remain as part of the Jaguar Land Rover heritage fleet.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6092771/Harry-Meghans-wedding-day-Jaguar-E-Type-goes-sale-350-000.html
Another example where the 'wedding' was a vehicle to have companies, celebrities used to promote their products, project, image. In this case, this is bringing British jobs as the cars will be manufactured in the UK. Everything about the event was what a modern celebrity couple who had unlimited income woud do as everything that Meg had on as eel as rhe car ws way over the top expensive and out of touch with the regular public. Real royal weddings have the pomp and pageantry but still didn't insult the public like this showbiz, tackiest that was Meg/Harry's event.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 24, 2018, 03:18:53 am
Sorry for the double post but i just saw this announcement. Since the engagement and wedding, royal reporters have been abused on social media in favor of Meg and blogs, and other socal media sites have been shut down. Megs crazy fans have been attacking all and sundry when she's righly criticized. It's quite mental now that long established site such as Royal Circular is shutting down.
https://78.media.tumblr.com/7efc2e64a079449897a814ff5a5ed733/tumblr_pdxvmvw7j51w23psx_540.jpg


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on August 24, 2018, 03:23:17 am
^God forbid that people have unflattering opinions of these utterly out of touch people or think and express themselves freely.   When are people going to say "Enough"?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 24, 2018, 04:05:31 am
Goodbye Royal Circular: Why we had to go
The Royal circle on Twitter used to be a great bunch of people to be around and the ‘Royal Twitterverse’ was a fun place to be. Now don’t get us wrong there are still a great bunch of people in the Twitterverse but the vitriol and *despise* coming from some so-called ‘fans’ is making what used to be a great meeting place for all us Royalists, a vile and nasty place to be.
For me (Sean) I really do like The Duchess of Sussex and believe she is a breath of fresh air for The Royal Family. She has a bright future ahead of her as part of ‘The Firm’ and I for one cannot wait to see how she develops in her role. I may admire The Duchess of Sussex, I don’t, however, obsess over her every move or call people out when they don’t like Meghan’s hair one day or accuse somebody of being a racist purely because they’ve said they don’t like Meghan’s choice of dress.  ??? Really, why, she's a vapid liar and a fraud.  :cookie:
Here lies the problem!
Yesterday, because Royal news was slow, I decided to conduct a poll on Royal Circular Twitter asking our followers who they were most looking forward to seeing return from their Royal holidays. Now I knew that if I included The Duchess of Sussex as an option then the poll would be 100% for her, that’s just the way Royal Twitter is these days, so I decided to mix it up a bit and include Her Majesty The Queen, Prince Charles and (stupidly) The Duchess of Cambridge leaving the 4th option as Other and allowing people to comment with who else they were looking forward to seeing.
What a big mistake.
Now I have been a part of the Royal Twitterverse for a long time and never have I received the abuse that I received yesterday. I was accused of favouritism, I was accused of HATING The Duchess of Sussex and I was accused of being racist – all because I didn’t include The Duchess of Sussex as an option on an insignificant poll that was meant as a bit of fun. The comments aimed at me were disgusting and because I chose to defend myself, I was the one doing the attacking, how do these people’s brains work?
There is a difference between being a fan of The Duchess of Sussex and being obsessed with her. Many people in the Royalverse at the moment are the latter.
There isn’t a blogger, writer or even Royal Reporter who I know that has not received the same level of abuse in some way because they’ve dared to criticise Meghan in some way or dared to report on The Duchess of Cambridge instead or they’ve written about Her Majesty The Queen instead of Meghan. Really people? Is this what the world has come to?
To the Meghan obsessives let me ask you this. Do you think that The Duchess of Sussex would be proud of you? Of the way, you treat other people? Of the way, you accuse people of being racist who is, in fact, nothing of the sort?
No, she wouldn’t. In my opinion, which is the opinion of some of my fellow Twitter friends, The Duchess of Sussex would be appalled to think that her so-called ‘fans’ are using such language, are spitting such vitriol and are throwing such ludicrous false accusations around at the drop of a hat.
For those of you that accuse others of being racist, here is the definition of Racism before you throw the accusations out there:
a person who shows or feels discrimination or prejudice against people of other races, or who believes that a particular race is superior to another.
Leaving Meghan out of a poll doesn’t make someone a racist, criticising Meghan’s hair does not make someone a racist, disliking Meghan’s choice of dress does not make someone a racist… I could go on.
So it is with a heavy heart that Royal Circular comes to an end. I and Cindy spoke and feel that what started out as something so fun and engaging has become a horrible, tedious task to keep up with and unfortunately, that is down to a minority of people who feel it is their right to hurl abuse at us left, right and centre.
So once again, thank you for your support over the last nine months. Sadly though this is the end of Royal Circular.
https://royalcircular.com/2018/08/23/goodbye-royal-circular-why-we-had-to-go/
I really don't get the obsession, rabid defense of this chick. She would love the fact that she has crazy fans who go on the attack in her defense. Imon, she's a narc who believes she deserves the best and is perfect in every way and not to be criticized but praised. This is cyber bulling but the bullies are winning as harmless but fun sites are being forced to shut down due to the horible abuse.  bignono

Comment:
Jess...
AUGUST 23, 2018 AT 8:43 PM
It’s sad that these “fans” of Meghan don’t try to learn a little more about the institution she is now part of. Meghan is not going to be Queen no matter how much they wish for it, Catherine is going to be the Princess of Wales first and later the Queen, while Meghan will keep on being a Duchess. This is not hating, this is establishing facts.
I’m honestly tired of all the fighting and *despise* because of these type of fans.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Sheridan_is_appalled on August 24, 2018, 04:15:14 am
This saddens me.  I would love it if royal reporters and people in general would boycott the Sussexes. Let Meg's own PR be her downfall.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on August 24, 2018, 06:15:17 am
Where's the statement from KP condemning internet trolls now  :Kate:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 24, 2018, 06:38:39 am
^they’re going to have to answer to this because it’s widespread on social media and the press where her fans are on the attack.


Amal Clooney and George’s lavish gift to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry revealed
The A-Lister reportedly gave the royal couple a lavish gift by flying them out to Lake Como on his own private jet.
Royal source Omid Scobie told Good Morning America: “Clooney actually [flew] them over to Como from London on his private jet and then an unmarked motorcade transported them from the airfield to the home with, of course, their protection officers in tow.”
“The Clooneys had personally invited Meghan and Harry to their home at the beginning of the summer with an open invitation,” a source told Us Weekly.
“George and Amal were so happy to host Meghan and Harry. Harry and George have a special bond and friendship.”
Amal and George attended Harry and Meghan’s nuptials in May this year and it appears they have been friends for some time.
The award-winning actor and Queen Elizabeth II’s grandson have reportedly been friends for more than two years after meeting at a private charity function.
It’s believed Harry then introduced the former Suits actress to the showbiz couple.
A source told E! News: "They all have a lot in common, so it just clicked as a four."
https://www.express.co.uk/celebrity-news/1007413/Amal-Clooney-George-Clooney-Meghan-Markle-Prince-Harry-Lake-Como-news-pictures-latest
Meghan’s spokesman telling tales as told to him by her. This is what she thinks being part of royalty is; jet setting and being guest of the rich and famous. How long’s this going to go on before it’s known that Meghan’s giving out a lot of fake news and bs to stay in the press and selling crap stories to keep up the pretense of a fun loving couple? She’s the source cooperating with the press. :bored:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Val on August 24, 2018, 07:24:55 am
One report said that ‘being flown out in Clooney’s private jet as a present’ was to counteract the global negativity of Harry and Meghan’s indulgent lifestyle mostly funded by the taxpayer.  It does sound like the usual crass and naive MO and PR.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on August 24, 2018, 07:51:32 am
^^ I'm fairly certain that she has paid troll farm as part of her PR package and strategy. Someone should stand up to this monster of a woman and set the record straight.

^So many lies in this article. It's not Harry introducing Megan to the Clooneys, it's Megan - merching for the Clooneys: https://skippyisheretostay.tumblr.com/image/177327229488
Also, exactly how exclusive it is to be flown for an hour in a private jet. One hour fuel time is pennies. Next time - if they want to appear frugal and with rich friends, let Oprah fly them in to her estate in US. Then it will be something. If the wedding gift is a one hour of jet fuel, possibly on netjet cause it's cheap ... wow. amazed  :laugh:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on August 24, 2018, 11:00:53 am
Good!  I hope they went to the Clooney's.  And I hoped they stayed and talked and really got the feel of the place.  Because, at some point, it's going to sink in that they are merely freeloading wannabe guests of two people who have earned a luxury lifestyle by working for yearrrrrrs  and, by comparison, they're just a pair of lazy moochers off of friends and the public teat.  Celebrity hangers on.t

Maybe it's an opportunity for an aha moment of "See? You can be a big phony and still have nice things plus, gosh, freedom!"

I'm dreaming, I know.  Harry may be impressed with the pretentious Clooneys but his wife is merely networking.  There isn't a move she makes that isn't calculated towards her visions of global grandeur.  There isn't a doubt in my mind that she will leave Harry in the dust and crush him like a bug the minute she sees a better deal.  And they are out there.  Men far richer, more powerful, but maybe not as stupid as Harry.

That's if all of this is true.  Seems like what they would do.  When does the working part kick in for this gig of hers?



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on August 24, 2018, 11:55:06 am
Clooney just wants to brag he and his wife have royal friends IMO. He might be planning a run for office. THere are rumors he's going to the Eugenie wedding also.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on August 24, 2018, 02:26:07 pm
Clooney, the Rock, Leo Di - they are all angling for public office positions. However, both Clooneys worked for the $$$$ luxury life they have unlike the Mooches. Sorry, Yooper, I love this description so much that I'll use it for now on.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on August 24, 2018, 02:33:07 pm
Clooney did work hard. He started his acting career as a semi-regular on shows like the Facts of Like and made it big as star of the hospital drama ER. Then he had the movie career. He made his own name and did not trade in on the fame of his famous aunt Rosemary. I can see him running for office now.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on August 24, 2018, 02:44:47 pm
I liked him for years because of his work ethic and now business acumen. He went the Brangelina route to make and sell beverages but he's been pretty successful at it and I applaud him for that. To me, though, it's cheap and makes you cheap to do pap walks or PR articles who you had lunch with. That's the modern name dropping that is so crass.

Same with the Mooches - they seem desperate to look like they are friends with celebrities, beauty pageants but with faded beauty. If I could find the list of celebrities who refused to go to this networking excuse of a wedding, they'll have my liking. Anyone and everyone I saw there is no longer on my admiration list. Cheap celebrity wannabes meet celebrities with looose integrity who go to a wedding because the bride is fan girled them on TV.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on August 24, 2018, 02:47:40 pm
Clooney, the Rock, Leo Di - they are all angling for public office positions.

Can't they just earn it the usual route and work on it, instead of hanging around royals, which is the antithesis of having a system of elected office?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 24, 2018, 03:10:43 pm
A spokesman for Prince Harry declined to comment on the reports.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6079441/Harry-Meghan-stay-George-Amal-Clooney-Lake-Como.html
Notice that only Harry was mentioned in the quote from the article.   :cookie:

^she's a devisive figure who was fast tracked into the royal family for some unknown reason. She's been proven to be a liar and a fraud so she wont be able to go out and work for the firm because of it. No one takes her seriously and Harry looks a fool having gotten ivolved with her. They'll only going to bring negative press to whatever they're apart of.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on August 24, 2018, 03:18:53 pm
LeoDi does it with work, the Rock - I read recently that he's preparing for office by studying or by gaining experience.

The Clooneys - I think they shot themselves in the foot with Megan. It's already showing that she's toxic for anyone's reputation or business.

^Very interesting, indeed.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on August 24, 2018, 03:21:10 pm
Before they met Meghan he was getting criticized for marrying Amal. She's not all that popular here.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 25, 2018, 02:25:31 am
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle add to their family at Kensington Palace - with a Labrador
OYEZ, OYEZ, OYEZ! I bring news of a new arrival at Nottingham Cottage, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s love nest at Kensington Palace.
Not a baby — that can wait — but a four-legged creature. I hear that Harry and Meghan have acquired a labrador. ‘The dog is already happily ensconced at their cottage,’ reveals my man with the monogrammed pooper-scooper.
‘Like the Sussexes, the dog will divide its time between the palace and their country home in the Cotswolds.’
A Kensington Palace spokesman declines to comment on the new addition to the Royal Household, so we don’t yet know its name or colour.  :bored:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6096559/Prince-Harry-Meghan-Markle-add-family-Kensington-Palace-Labrador.html
What's the point of this article except to remind people she coldly dumped her dogs and hightailed it over to London.  ???  
I hope it comes to the point that charities/organizations request that Harry not attend and they chose celebrated talented celebrities to be their patron because of the situation Harry's in. It wouldn't surprise me if tha's what happeed with the IG in Australia by David Beckham being chosen as an ambassador. He brings in worldwide interest and press as well as a diverse audience. He's also less fussy to deal with in that he doesn't requie all the extra security and protocol that Harry requires, or at least his staff might require for him.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on August 25, 2018, 03:16:07 am
Thing is, that charities are under huge pressure to basically have a royal patron or they'll have difficulties basically getting funding and logistical help. I do know that the Invictus Games are now going to be a farce to promote Harry and Meg, not exalt the veterans who deserve the positive attention and praise. The press is pathetic in that they refuse to let the 80's and 90's go and face the fact that the BRF has gone to seed and no decent woman would want to throw her life away on them.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 25, 2018, 03:42:41 am
The royal family doesn't bring in the prestige and big money donations like they did in the past. They've been tainted with scandals and inappropriate partners who've managed to take the luster, mystique and magic out of the institution. I agree that the press keps trying to recreate the days of the 80's and 90's when Diana reigned and brought the world to the royal's door. The IG's will be better off cutting Harry and use David Beckham, because even if he attends without Meg, she's still going to be their like an elephant in the room. The press will still bring her up and wonder why shes absent. This is a sorry mess that a man of Harry's stature and responsibilities that requires him to have a clean image to get press coverage to his causes and not his personal life, would get involved and marry a vapid nacarcist who only cares about her own self. Now he looks like he's complicite to everything that she's about, is called dimwitted and easily fooled by ths chic as she's allowed to do what she wnts in terms of breaking protocol. Unless the truth to why this whole thing happened with Meg and she's gotten riid of, Harry's not a reliable or believable person to conduct any charaty work. It's hard looking at him as he's a brokn man with dead eyes and the lie sucked out of him when she's around, so I hope that Meg's there for a reason and that whatever it is is resolved and her gone so Harry can be himself again.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on August 25, 2018, 03:56:08 am
As an update, I have not received any response, thank you or receipt at all for my donation to their wedding, that they requested in lieu of gifts,  That's three+ months and counting.

So, I will dutifully report to anyone who wants to give to them money to think twice, do their homework, and expect the very least in proper stewardship.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on August 25, 2018, 04:48:56 am
The royal family doesn't bring in the prestige and big money donations like they did in the past. They've been tainted with scandals and inappropriate partners who've managed to take the luster, mystique and magic out of the institution. I agree that the press keps trying to recreate the days of the 80's and 90's when Diana reigned and brought the world to the royal's door. The IG's will be better off cutting Harry and use David Beckham, because even if he attends without Meg, she's still going to be their like an elephant in the room. The press will still bring her up and wonder why shes absent. This is a sorry mess that a man of Harry's stature and responsibilities that requires him to have a clean image to get press coverage to his causes and not his personal life, would get involved and marry a vapid nacarcist who only cares about her own self. Now he looks like he's complicite to everything that she's about, is called dimwitted and easily fooled by ths chic as she's allowed to do what she wnts in terms of breaking protocol. Unless the truth to why this whole thing happened with Meg and she's gotten riid of, Harry's not a reliable or believable person to conduct any charaty work. It's hard looking at him as he's a brokn man with dead eyes and the lie sucked out of him when she's around, so I hope that Meg's there for a reason and that whatever it is is resolved and her gone so Harry can be himself again.

Harry chose his life path in his twenties and so yes, he's broken; no decent woman would want to put him back together again and no woman is obligated to do so. He chose to live a messy, pointless life and chose to basically drive any decent woman away from him via his life choices. These days, most upper class women have careers and are raised to make their own living, not wait for a man and no decent family wants their relatives mixed up in with the BRF. He had much, but threw it all away long before Meg came along. The only reason that Meg was willing is because she is his level or she never would have gotten in. Same with William. All that booze and drugs and low living is what made it easy for Meg to marry in so quickly. He is not some hapless boy who got conned, he is as bad as she is.

As for hosting the Invictus Games, it should be a soldier, a distinguished one, not a celebrity. Celebs have derailed fashion shows and film festivals with their antics and I am fed up with how the celebs make it all about THEM personally, not the event.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on August 25, 2018, 06:10:52 am
I'll echo what Yooper wrote: if you donate and you are given no receipt then it's as if you did not donate at all.  :o


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on August 25, 2018, 03:28:16 pm
@YooperModerator  You really gave them a wedding gift? I understand it is a donation to a charity, but why?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: deGuernsey on August 25, 2018, 03:33:19 pm
^^^^ So you are still waiting for PW and PH to acknowledge your wedding gifts then? Shameless...


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on August 25, 2018, 04:04:08 pm
^^To see what gravitas of stewardship they have, how organized, how polite and how much they are committed and care.  Did the same with Waity and PW wedding.  Still haven't heard back from them either.  It's a test, only a test. But, I do not hold back in sharing how careless they are nor how ungrateful they appear.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Little light on August 25, 2018, 04:27:26 pm
Absolutely. All this nonsense about them being caring and kind is just successful PR. To the sheeple anyway.

I’ll never forget that YouTube video of Bill helping out with ONE, yes, just ONE, sandbag. He even had a stand-in to do a couple more for him.  :BS: the pair of them.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on August 25, 2018, 04:59:47 pm
You know, I also remember how William mouthed off about how the press should help out as well; I remember commenting about how rude that was of him.

I think the main good press is about potential, not about accomplishment; Harry was lauded for what he might do for his nation, not what he was actually doing.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 25, 2018, 11:10:32 pm
TALK OF THE TOWN: Sleepy village where Harry and Meghan 'may set up home' is rocked by Bugatti battle as plans to develop huge classic car museum tears community apart
It’s the Cotswolds village so idyllic that Harry and Meghan are reportedly on the brink of setting up home there.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-6098267/Prince-Harry-Meghan-village-call-home-rocked-car-museum-battle.html
Articles have been claiming that they have been renting a house in the Cotswolds and now this article says that they may set up a home there. All of this fake news around these two just further undermines the whole of the royal family for allowing this woman to play games with the press and participate in that horrid celebrity wedding.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on August 25, 2018, 11:44:03 pm
Can't they just live in the palaces and castles, not in 'their own place;' they don't need that much space, that many renovations, and I am sure it increases security costs and other issues. Effing leeching is inexcusable; no member of the RF has ANY right to have such huge estates and I am certain that the RF costs more than reported. Sophie and Edward and the lesser royals don't DESERVE the lavish housing and anyone with an HRH should be required to live in the palaces and castles.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on August 26, 2018, 12:25:54 am
^ I agree. But they need a city "apartment" and a country "cottage". :sly: :rolleyes:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on August 26, 2018, 01:05:31 am
Leeches of the first rate, no wonder Meg got in. Really, Meg is a perfect match for the Windsor clan. All that waste and they insist on not maintaining Buck House properly and screech about being poor all the time. That isn't a cottage and I am fed up with how the Windsors are even making Marie Antoinette look thrifty. Meanwhile Meg and Harry get palaces, while servants get next to NOTHING and probably have to work another job when possible.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: meememe on August 26, 2018, 02:08:43 am
Going back through the history of the BRF only the heir apparent has had both a large London base AND a large country estate. Note that William's 'country home' is on the Sandringham estate - as was George V's when he was 2nd in line to the throne. In time William will own the entire estate so he isn't getting something 'new' and the security was already in place to a large extent as it is on the estate belonging to the monarch.

Charles has Highgrove and Birkhall but Birkhall is on the Balmoral Estate - again something he will inherit in time.

The only one of HM's children who has a personal large estate is Anne. Edward and Andrew live in estates on the Windsor Estate and Edward pays the appropriate rent for Bagshot - he even has to lease out some of it to earn the money to pay his rent. Andrew paid the cost of his 75 year lease up front and also for the renovations himself (there were questions raised in parliament about that lease and it was checked out by all the political parties and ruled perfectly above board).

Margaret had a large apartment in KP but when she stayed anywhere else in the UK she stayed with the Queen or the Queen Mum - either at Balmoral, Sandringham or Royal Lodge.

Harry wants, it seems, to have more than is traditional for the younger child - both the large apartment in London AND the large country estate. That is fine - so long as he uses Diana's money to buy one or the other.

Andrew, Edward and Anne have small working apartments in BP where they stay overnight but they don't have a large London base as well as their country estates.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 26, 2018, 02:14:24 am
Spengler, New Orleans, 2 hours ago
People are not "jealous" of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. But they find Meghan and Harry's endless financial demands to be over-the-top, given the very little either contributes to British life. People want Meghan and Harry to start paying their own way, and to start being more genuine and less of a PR project. That is why people do not like them.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-6098267/Prince-Harry-Meghan-village-call-home-rocked-car-museum-battle.html#comments-6098267
People have gotten fed up with the conflicting articles about these two. Harry’s now seen a a celebrity under the thumb of his controlling narcissistic wife who acts like she’s a WAG with unlimited funds and time to jet set, live in multiple lavish places and job non with Hollywood celebrities like the Clooneys. The whole thing’s just beyond the pale.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on August 26, 2018, 02:30:58 am
We're watching Harry's life come apart at the seams; he's clearly unable to fathom the disaster his life has become and all the positive articles in the world will change that. The DM tries to hype them up, but clearly readers are more ticked than enthralled about their lavish lifestyle.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 26, 2018, 02:47:47 am
People who liked the royal family have gotten fed up and just want this circus to end. This couple will never be liked and when she’s booted out, how can Harry expect to rebuild himself and gain what he had prior to Meghan. It seems like this is a pr project that all of the royal family’s taking part in but at other times it feels like this is a distraction from something that the royal family doesn’t want to make public, but whatever it is, it’s gone on way too long and now people are questioning what’s the point of this royal family.
This is bigger than Harry’s mistake because they’ve been some odd things that have happened such as the queen attending a wedding of a divorcée, Meghan’s coat of arms missing the chain that signifies marriage, the ‘happy couple’ only seen during engagements and not out and about like a regular married couple, her astronomical wardrobe cost that Charles is paying for, her visa issue as she’s allegedly left the U.K. but there’s no concrete evidence that she ever did, so she might have been given a right to remain in the country. The link to Profumo by staying at the hotel that the affair started and being driven to the church in the same car that drove Wallis to her husband’s funeral and Harry wearing his military uniform only reserved for somber occasions like honoring the war dead. Those are some of the things that make me believe that Harry’s being told what to do and Meghan doesn’t know the extent of what’s going on. In fact, that’s why her dad thinks she looks fearful and is attacking the royal family calling them secretive. Still though, it’s gone on too long and people are tired and will turn away from the dreck should she show up to the Hamilton event and god forbid, the Well Child event.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on August 26, 2018, 06:38:57 am
I think she will show up. Her two favorite words after unlimited spending cash are red carpet an gala.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Val on August 26, 2018, 09:36:02 am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yITrS3OXqkM

More relatives who weren’t invited


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on August 26, 2018, 06:05:35 pm
I can't believe from All the relatives she has on both sides of the family that she couldn't have invited more than just her mother. There is something very wrong with her mentally or her character that is going to come out and do something really awful to Harry.  But he deserves it.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 26, 2018, 06:33:26 pm
Harry and Meghan enjoy a summer holiday with the Queen as they visit the monarch in Balmoral for bracing walks and BBQs
Prince Harry and the Duchess of Sussex are believed to be staying with the Queen at Balmoral Castle in Aberdeenshire over the Bank Holiday weekend.
They joined Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall at the former residence of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother on Scotland's northern coast, the Sunday Times reported.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6099267/Harry-Meghan-enjoy-summer-holiday-Queen-visit-monarch-Balmoral.html
Surely this is a dig to jet suggestive grilling video.  :cookie:
Meanwhile, Wills and Waity are actually pictured going to church with the queen. After all these years, Waity finally made it in the car with the queen.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6099677/Kate-Queen-Prince-Charles-Balmoral.html
These fake news articles just brings out the public’s dislike towards the royal family’s lavish life style and numerous long holidays, although Harry and his strumpet’s getting the brunt of it.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on August 26, 2018, 06:47:45 pm
^ All it took was someone even more embarrassing with a yet more embarrassing family to marry in, and Waity finally gets a seat next to Liz in Liz's car lol


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on August 26, 2018, 08:30:14 pm
DM seems to be reporting awful lot of jet setting vacations. Will the next article be: The Mooches went to more vacations in 3 months than Beatrice did in an entire year, guess who paid for it.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: CathyJane on August 26, 2018, 11:47:56 pm
I can't believe from All the relatives she has on both sides of the family that she couldn't have invited more than just her mother. There is something very wrong with her mentally or her character that is going to come out and do something really awful to Harry.  But he deserves it.

I think MEggles has some serious mental issues; it was incredibly strange that only her mother was there for the wedding. No cousins, aunts or uncles? No grandparents?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on August 26, 2018, 11:59:09 pm
Are any of her grandparents still alive?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on August 27, 2018, 12:03:21 am
Exactly; no one with solid mental issues (and I say this as someone with a mental illness) would cut out a family that did so much for her. I do think that she has issues stemming from her Soho House days and I don't think she lead a pristine life getting roles starting at the bottom with nothing to recommend her. She certainly didn't do much to improve her skill set like practice instruments, clearly didn't try to really change anything about herself, and she certainly did not even try to expand her vocabulary.

Anyone who goes through that industry to get anywhere, does a lot of dirty things that would make any of us sick. Anyone who has read biographies of stars know that no one gets a role without getting into some kind of messy tryst. Also, no one just recovers from that overnight. She wasn't even a major celeb, but a minor one on a minor show.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: deGuernsey on August 27, 2018, 01:43:03 pm
I came across two articles whilst reading the mornings news and I thought I would post them here. Mods if this is the wrong thread please move.

The Most Common Phrases Narcissists Use:
https://www.thisisinsider.com/phrases-narcissists-use-2018-8 (https://www.thisisinsider.com/phrases-narcissists-use-2018-8)

I esp like the sentence: Narcs also play on their advantages, esp if they are older than their victim, or they brought them over from a foreign country. The article goes on to
call the victim "a dancing monkey" when the narc tires of the victim and needs a new source of supply/prey. It touches briefly on gaslighting.


Seven Psychological Pharses To Know If You're Dating A Narcissist
https://www.businessinsider.com/dating-a-narcissist-phrases-to-know-2017-3?r=US&IR=T&_ga=2.169268834.233642108.1535372981-1451651854.1535372981 (https://www.businessinsider.com/dating-a-narcissist-phrases-to-know-2017-3?r=US&IR=T&_ga=2.169268834.233642108.1535372981-1451651854.1535372981)
This article talks about a narc can be a sociopath and to run fast and far and not get reeled back in by them...and claims the sociopath/narc doesn't work alone but rather with "a gang of flying monkeys" to trap his/her victims and some of the gang of flying monkeys are sociopaths who are in on it and some of the gang of flying monkeys don't realise at first what is transpiring but may find out later on.

This is some creepy shyt... :James:  Now I understand more about what some of you posters have been saying about gaslighting and narcing tendencies. Icky. I believe Council Carol(e) and Murky both play some of these games on vulnerable young men named PW and PH and took advantage of their reaction to their mum's death and how it was played out on the world stage.... :thumbsdown:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on August 27, 2018, 02:58:15 pm
Well Megan probably does have some mental issues has Diana had some mental issues, she was a cutter. So Harry is going back to the womb and being with someone he feels comfortable with whether that are mental or not it's too bad this one is a fake on top of having mental issues.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on August 27, 2018, 03:05:49 pm
Can we move to the Diana thread to address sentence one?

I am not so sure Harry's attraction to Meghan is Freudian.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on August 27, 2018, 03:14:56 pm
Ok I will go there


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on August 27, 2018, 03:24:05 pm
IMO Harry did not fall into Megan's manipulations because of familiarity with mental health issues of Diana.

People who fall prey to narcs have different marks. I think she's much worse - a sociopath. I think she knows fully well whay she's doing and it is all calculated. The victims of controlling partners who want a codependent relationship are people who had a controlling parent, or naively believe in the Hallmark happily ever after, who have no experience of people with personality disorder and have a hard time seeing the warning signs early on. I'll repeat - imo Megan is much worse than a narc. IMO she has no remorse about cruel behavior to others (Trevor, Cory, her boss at the network, her dad) but she seems to have been very calculating about all of it ( London PR anon on skippy"s blog). If we had her grades at school and maybe indication or not about animal cruelty (abandoning your dog is not enough) then we can go evwn further but she is not just a narc, imo.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on August 27, 2018, 03:29:26 pm


No matter what is said about anybody, a professional diagnosis is needed. IMO anyway.



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on August 27, 2018, 03:33:41 pm
Of course a professional should look into it but not a psychologist, not a therapist - a psychiatrist is needed for the most accurate diagnosis. But evwn without a diagnosis the symptoms and the behavior are there: using, praising and then discarding, cruelty, no remorse.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on August 27, 2018, 03:45:20 pm
I don't require a psychiatrist to tell me when a person is a phony baloney user.  I look at behavior and think, "do I want to be treated that way?"  If the answer is no, off I go.  Besides:  If it walks like a duck, quacks like a duck and looks like a duck...

Add in that she abandons people when they've lost their usefulness and Harry has abandonment issues, it's a match made in Hades. It's as clear as a bell, to me.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on August 27, 2018, 03:52:09 pm
Thing is, that Meg got Harry because HM and Charles were careless with their heirs. Harry was allowed to spend his twenties being irresponsible and getting drunk and mixing with people who had no real point in their life other than partying. Clearly neither prince would be willing to listen and both fell into the trap of basically 'being' as brainless as possible and trying to escape who they are. For reasons I do not know, neither would just grow up and accept ALL God gave them on a gold plate.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 27, 2018, 03:55:03 pm
IMO, this is a pr relationship with Meghan not really knowing what’s going on. She’s being used like she uses people. The reaction to her is giving the royal family an honest view of how the public feels about them instead of being indifferent.
This is about the queen not wanting a 1969 documentary to be re-aired as it cheapens the family. The comments are priceless as they pertain to this current situation.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6102521/Why-Queen-refuses-allow-1969-documentary-shown.html
Comments:
Her Majesty may see that allowing the film to be shown was a big "mistake", but the recent marriage of her grandson Harry to the divorced American actress will be seen by many as a big "disaster". Meghan Markle has, by comparison, the potential to make Fergie look like Mother Teresa.
Purple Satin Sky, Westway, United Kingdom, 4 minutes ago
But yet Harry has been allowed to bring Megan Markle in to the family...
Margaret, Semi Rural UK, United Kingdom, 4 minutes ago  :cookie:
Sorry your Majesty but that happened when you allowed Harry to marry the Actress
DisillusionedRoyal, London, United Kingdom, 4 minutes ago
Actually, all showing the documentary again will do is show how far this family has fallen. It started with the wars of the Wales, the antics of Andrew and Sarah and the dreadful it¿s a royal knockout. William and Catherine do their best, but the family has really cheapened itself by allowing a divorced cable show actress, with a thirst for publicity and a lot of baggage, to marry in. Not only that but the Queen made her a Duchess. It would be funny if it weren¿t so sad. Now we have daily leaks from this woman and the family are now no better than celebrities - But tax payer funded ones with enormous privileges which few have earned or deserve.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on August 27, 2018, 04:07:58 pm
Thing is, that Meg got Harry because HM and Charles were careless with their heirs. Harry was allowed to spend his twenties being irresponsible and getting drunk and mixing with people who had no real point in their life other than partying. Clearly neither prince would be willing to listen and both fell into the trap of basically 'being' as brainless as possible and trying to escape who they are. For reasons I do not know, neither would just grow up and accept ALL God gave them on a gold plate.

Yes I totally agree. Those falling out of clubs photos were an embarrassment.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on August 27, 2018, 04:23:28 pm
I don't agree. Having spent my 20s in clubs, some of the people in my circle turned out drunks or addicts. I did not. IMO it is not HM's or PC's job to think instead of H or W or anyone else. Everyone who has a head on their shoulders is responsible for their life decisions and life. That said, either M should be cut off or H & M both.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on August 27, 2018, 04:38:46 pm
The difference is, William adn Harry are links to a dynasty and their actions DO affect other nations; heads of state read briefs on their behavior probably daily and because of the fact that they get money from the British public, yes, what they get up to becomes the business of the public. Neither are in fact innocents and neither have the right to conventional privacy. Unlike their predecessors, they could leave with a fat wallet and connections, but both prefer to hold on to the HRH and complain about their lot. Neither have a 'right' to make choices and expect to live a consequence free life.

HM and Charles NEVER should have let them get away with so much slacking and thumbing their nose at the public while demanding fat amounts of money. Harry NEVER would have run with a bad crowd if he had been ordered to live on base (while he was formally enrolled as a serving soldier) and I am certain that he should have been ordered to do desk work in order to move up a rank in the military. Harry was instead allowed to buzz off and start Invictus, which is good, but he hasn't been doing day to day routine office work to end up keeping himself busy.

Throw in how he looks like a jet set playboy while meeting soldiers at veteran's homes and I am certain that it was inevitable that he would end up with someone like Meg. HM and Charles thinking and behaving like members of the countryside gentry has lead to a complete collapse in the prestige of the nation they were bound and sworn to represent. Meg brings nothing to the table and Kate even less. Neither consort can even keep their clothes on in public and I am certain that people are fed up with having to show deference to Kate all the time and William and Harry and Meg.

You know, old families with fortunes bigger than most countries don't slack off when it comes to their kids/heirs. You don't read about Saudi princes mouthing off about how hard their parents were on them and how horrible their lives are. You don't read about A Hearst or a Rockefeller openly whining about their lot in life. You also don't hear about Palm Beach heiresses moaning on television about not being able to find true love or happiness.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on August 27, 2018, 04:43:56 pm
I agree. The two had no real structure in their lives. They were not required to really earn all the perks and privileges they had. Even at St. Andrew's Will should have been expected to show up for royal duties.Harry should have been required to work to earn vacations and so on.  These two know darn well they are scrutinized and how they look. Like it or not they both should have set an example as young royals and not be tabloid fodder.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on August 27, 2018, 04:56:27 pm
Harry never should have had to have someone order him to work and show up; he should have been willingly doing duties and day to day charity work and I am certain that by now Harry should have been seasoned in performing ceremonies like investitures and schmoozing at banquets and receptions and should be well educated in international affairs. William was inexcusably coddled, but as spare, Harry should have been prepped to take over twice over. This slacking off because he's down in the succession is no excuse. Zero excuse. If he were in fact better trained, then he might have attracted someone better who would want to be his consort.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: AnaBolena on August 27, 2018, 06:19:31 pm
The statute of limitations eventually runs out on blaming one’s upbringing. 

That’s not from me but a very famous psychoanalyst.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on August 27, 2018, 06:44:18 pm
It's more about instilling a work ethic or having one IMO. Some ultra privileged children never learn to give back or know what a work ethic means.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on August 27, 2018, 06:54:32 pm
That is correct. However, once you're an adult, in your late 20s, early 30s, it is your responsibility to fix whatever was not done right as a child. Maybe the Wondsors thought that by not burdening a child with chores they are showing love. A lot of families from those days have this mentality, not only the upper classes. Now, in today's day and age is scientifically proven that children need to have responsibilities and chores from early on if they want to be responsible adults who are driven and can hold a job for a long time. Back then this was not known. So, going back to HM and C - they did what they could to the best of their abilities, and hopefully to the best of their intentions too. That's more than enough. Now it's really time for H to own his issues.

As for Megan being the victim of the industry, possibly having mental health issues because of it, that's exactly what a mentally ill person like her would come up with: It's not my fault, it's someone else's. We see a lot of this gas lightning happening in her media response to her dad speaking his mind. Nope, it is not the industry's problem that she worked, allegedly, as a soho house girl. Some actions in life are a choice and it's time for her to own it.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on August 27, 2018, 08:11:12 pm
At the risk of being classist, I do think that a lot of middle class parents think that by raising their children as privileged and too good to work, that they are grooming them to be good enough for the upper classes (Middletons being such an example), but don't want their kids to do honest work and take validation in it. I believe that Harry and William were raised with the concept that they were not special and different and set apart and as a result, are easy prey for manipulative users like Kate and Meg. William and Harry were not raised to see things from the perspectives of others and so as a result, clearly don't get it that not everyone sees things the way they see themselves.

AS a result of not doing duties, they were never expected to answer to anyone for anything and as a result, got even more off kilter. They didn't learn that other people have lives and timelines of their own and clearly they never learned the value of money and the value of people leading lives with no dark secrets. Harry clearly never learned the value of his life and how to appreciate all he has and neither got it into their heads that sometimes life is just life and has to be lived according to the realities of how things work. Neither were taught to handle the press coverage in a mature way and how to just accept the fact that the press is part of their life and has to be handled. Both were raised with the mindset that the press is the enemy and they have to be in a constant state of battle with the media.

It really is a SHAME that Harry wasn't trained and molded and such since if he had been, he would have been unbeatable and so would William. Pity the middle class mentality got to them and they were encouraged to waste time on pleasure and not spend time doing work and constructive hobbies. Charles and HM were both raised to master manners and proper behavior before each were in their teens and William and Harry should have been the same. HM could have ordered each prince to work under Charles' office and authority and neither should have had separate offices of their own and neither should have been allowed to jet off to Africa on whim.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on August 27, 2018, 08:24:50 pm
^ Quite accurate assessment, imo. Yet, I still don't see H as victim of upbringing because his charity is supposed to be mental health, he was supposedly visiting a therapist for years now. Why hasn't he come to the conclusions that you, Kei, did?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on August 27, 2018, 09:35:05 pm
My sympathy is non-existent for a grown adult who has nothing but unlimited access to any kind of emotional, physical or mental health support but blames anyone and everyone else but themselves for their behavior.

Harry’s a spoiled brat who throws tantrums to get his way no matter how self-destructive.  Sparkles is even worse because she’s not only spoiled rotten but a predator.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Val on August 27, 2018, 10:55:41 pm
There is a TV Programme on right now Ch5, ‘Meghan and Harry, the first 100 days.’  There are the usual ghastly bunch of female Royal reporters gushing and being their usual sycophantic selves desperate to put a positive spin on things.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: meememe on August 28, 2018, 12:11:47 am
A major reason why the princes weren't forced into doing more is that they are independently wealthy due to their inheritance from Diana. Charles and The Queen knew that if pushed too far they could and probably would walk away (and it is easy to drop out of the line of succession - convert to Roman Catholicism). The fact that both are still in the line, and William has provided three more heirs as well means they are committed to their father's family in their own way.

Not making William do duties while still being educated is no different to what happened with Charles - he too wasn't required to do duties while at university.

In the UK they don't require military personel - especially officers - to live on base and in fact encourage them to live off base if possible. William did and so did Harry which would have been the norm. Andrew, when not on a ship, didn't live on a naval base and nor did Charles, nor Philip so why expect them to insist Harry do something that wouldn't have changed anything anyway - he would still have been drinking heavily ... as many young officers do and did. I do think he should have been told to stick out the desk job and earn his promotion to major rather than getting it automatically as he did earlier this year (and he will continue to gain automatic promotions now until one day he is a Field Marshal like the Duke of Kent and no doubt in a few years Prince Michael of Kent will be. Both the Kents earned their promotions at least to major if not higher before leaving the army after 20 years but Harry quit after only 10 years ... only three years more than his father did in the navy but his father was the heir apparent at the time whereas Harry could have had a longer military career if he had really wanted one and was good enough. Andrew managed to do the desk job time to earn the promotion at that stage before going back to sea and only left the navy after 20 years.)


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on August 28, 2018, 12:45:26 am
I disagree. I think W and H have barely dipped into their mother's inheritance and perhaps live on the interest. Their grandmother supplies them with homes (lavish ones) and they don't live exclusively on Diana's money.I don't think either would ever walk away, they enjoy the perks and the privileges and doing the 'fun' patronages like sports.

There is so much more to being an heir to heir (and spare) than siring children. They are expected to work. The Queen as Princess talked publicly about her future life of service. I see Will moaning about the "weight of duty."

The boys had no structure. And they are not ordinary landed gentry, they are royals supported by taxpayers for some of their upkeep and they are expected to earn their keep.

Charles DID royal duties while at University. This is a matter of record.

Harry would have eaten through that money left by Diana if he had to pay for all his luxuries and perks and upkeep with it. The residence alone in KP is not cheap. And there is word he and MEghan will get a "country" estate.



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on August 28, 2018, 12:57:18 am
^ Quite accurate assessment, imo. Yet, I still don't see H as victim of upbringing because his charity is supposed to be mental health, he was supposedly visiting a therapist for years now. Why hasn't he come to the conclusions that you, Kei, did?

Because I don't take a 'me against the world' approach and I didn't have millions and public adoration to enable me. He and his brother refuse to grow up and get it into their heads that their behavior doesn't make them hip or cool and they are not 'misunderstood' hep cat revolutionary geniuses. They want to basically usurp HM's authority and tell her how to run things and I am certain that the courtiers are utterly FED UP with seeing all their advice come to nothing since HM is a limp noodle.

I appreciated the help I got and wanted to grow up and WANTED to better myself. Christ, it's mind boggling that Harry doesn't even want to try and would prefer to continue to lash out at those who only WANT to help out.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: meememe on August 28, 2018, 02:59:35 am
I disagree. I think W and H have barely dipped into their mother's inheritance and perhaps live on the interest. Their grandmother supplies them with homes (lavish ones) and they don't live exclusively on Diana's money.I don't think either would ever walk away, they enjoy the perks and the privileges and doing the 'fun' patronages like sports.

That is my point. If they did want to walk away they could as they are financially independent - if they need to be.

Of course the Queen and Charles fund them - to keep them on side. But they also know that they could walk away and not need the royal family's money.

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There is so much more to being an heir to heir (and spare) than siring children. They are expected to work. The Queen as Princess talked publicly about her future life of service. I see Will moaning about the "weight of duty."[/qquote]

The first duty is to provide the heir for the next generation which William has done. William has been stepping up his number of engagements this year - as expected since he left the Air Ambulance.

He will do more this year than any other year and he did more last year than before.

Harry too is doing more than any year in the past - although he has had more years to do more since quitting the army.

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The boys had no structure. And they are not ordinary landed gentry, they are royals supported by taxpayers for some of their upkeep and they are expected to earn their keep.

They are not supported by taxpayers. They are suppored by the Duchy of Cornwall - which provides the income for the heir to the throne via rents from properties that is owned by the Duchy - much the same way as people like the Duke of Westminster makes his money - from the rents on the properties he owns. No one claims he is supported by taxpayers but if the Duchy of Cornwall is then so is everyone who rents out the properties.

As they are supported by Charles the only person who has to be happy with what they are doing is Charles and he is.

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Charles DID royal duties while at University. This is a matter of record.

He did some engagements - during the summer vacations or forced to miss classes e.g. he had to visit Australia in April - May 1970 and missed four or so weeks of his classes along with having to miss an entire term at Cambridge to go to university in Wales. He felt that his son should concentrate on his studies and not have that stage of his life interrupted in the way that he did.

William did some engagements just not as many as Charles did.

Again it was Charles' decision to let his son have a full university experience rather than pull him out to do things. Almost as soon as William graduated from university he was off an on overseas trip for HM to New Zealand where he was able to commemorate the end of WWII on her behalf (graduated June and solo overseas tour in July).
 
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Harry would have eaten through that money left by Diana if he had to pay for all his luxuries and perks and upkeep with it. The residence alone in KP is not cheap. And there is word he and MEghan will get a "country" estate.

The residence at KP is rent free as he is a working royal so costs him nothing. He hasn't had all that many luxuries that aren't funded by either the Queen or friends. Charles is buying his sons by giving them a large allowance an allowing Diana's (originally his) millions to grow even further. I doubt that Harry would have blown through all of Diana's money simply because he does have good financial advisers - as do the rest of the BRF.

What he will be able to do is use his millions to buy himself a large country estate if he wants one (something neither Andrew nor Edward had the money to do at his age) and he will also have the large rent free apartment in KP (as does William of course). Eugenie and Beatrice have to pay rent for apartment/houses in the royal palace complexes but not William or Harry (or any other working royal).


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 28, 2018, 03:39:39 am
@Val, was the whoe program full of praising this chick? funny how she's done very little by the way of work but has ticked people off with her very expensive wardrobe, her idiotic family drama, articles of her jet setting, etc, in the last 100 days. Her obsession, Diana went to Wales shortly after the honeymoon, and gave a speech in welsh.  :cookie:
i know I'm in the minority, but with all that's gone on and these over-the-top praise for a woman that's brought caos and division to the royal family and the UK, this has to be a pr operation that hiits on several levels. I just don't see this as Harry acing out and wanted to mary Meghan and suffer all this conflicting press and negative comments to the point that his rating's dropped way down from where it was pre Meg. One thing that this has brought to the royal family's a more honest account of how people feel about them and what they should be doing to survive in the future which is actually working to make a difference in people's lives like The Princes Trust has as well as Harry's involvement in the IG by making that a global games.  
There's no wy that any of these prince's would walk away from their lofty positions, but they shouldn't complain when most of their complaints have been self inflicted.  :cookie:
 


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: CathyJane on August 28, 2018, 03:41:43 am
I agree they could have walked away at anytime, but they would have to give up a LOT of perks to do so. Plus I can't see Chucky accepting the fact if his boys left, Andy would be his heir, and imo Chucky has been jealous of Andy since Andy became a Falklands war hero, as well as a (way over) confident man. He also got to marry the woman he wanted. After Diana's death, Chucky wanted nothing but Cammie and as a result, his sons ran wild. I can't see either one turning down all the 'princely perks.'


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on August 28, 2018, 04:04:49 am
None of these so called royals have EVER had to make any kind of sacrifice; Andrew still gets to take care of Fergie, Charles got to marry Camilla, and then we all know how the princes have turned out while the princesses are basically drifting through life moaning on the DM about how difficult their lives are.

Thing is, that Harry has basically thrown his entire ancestral inheritance into the gutter for the sake of some good press from the tabloids.

Really though, with the decisions he was making, it's really the only place he could end up; Meg is the only type that he could end up with.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on August 28, 2018, 05:12:30 am
Imo Meg and her type is the worst anyone can possibly end up with.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 28, 2018, 05:23:42 am
^true. If you look at the long run, this chick serves no purpose to the crown, Harry or the British public, that’s why for me there’s something big going on behind the scenes. Notice that with all the talk about her getting training that she still makes very basic mistakes like no one had bothered to brief her. One big one is her wardrobe weather merchandising or not, has been expensive, ill fitting and inappropriate to the extent that she looks cheap, common and hired escort. I’ve yet to read or hear something that’s good about her that’s not pr bs to sell a narrative.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: marion on August 28, 2018, 07:31:23 am
@windsor2 I don't think you are in a minority re murky. As for her looking cheap and common like a hired escort, well that's what she is so no big surprise there.
Neither willy or Harry were ever likely to get all away so I doubt the RF was afraid if that scenario. They may well have a huge inheritance from Diana but with their extravagant lifestyles that could soon go. This way they get to live  off us British taxpayers and keep tremendous perks and privileges

As for willy providing heirs to keep the line of succession going, that's a discussion for MO thread


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 28, 2018, 12:26:26 pm
Meghan's on-screen father Wendell Pierce reveals he told the former actress to call him 'if the fishbowl starts getting to you' in a special moment before her wedding day
Meghan's on-screen father Wendell Pierce has revealed how he told the former actress before her wedding day to call him 'if the fishbowl ever starts getting to you'.
He said that he told Meghan, 37 - who played Rachel Zane in the legal drama - that he was her friend 'no matter where you are or what's going on'.
Speaking to the Telegraph, Pierce said: 'We had a moment I cherish. I was sitting with Meghan in her wedding dress, as we waited for a set-up. We were alone. I said to her, "Your life is going to change."'
He continued: 'It's going to be amazing but I want you to know that I'm your friend, and no matter where you are or what's going on – if the fishbowl that you're in ever starts getting to you – you can call me.'
Pierce also discussed the racism that was directed at Meghan after he was cast as her father, after viewers discovered that she was mixed race.
'Like gravity, [racism is] there, it exists. You should always be vigilant for it and prepared for it,' he said.
The Wire star previously revealed that her and Meghan used to talk about her romance with Harry  'in code' on the Suits set so that gossip wouldn't leak out.
Speaking on Harry Connick Jr's chat show, he said: 'We always talked about him in code really. You know,  "How you doing?", "Oh I'm going to London, coming from London', whatever."
While many of Meghan's Suits co-stars attended the royal wedding at Windsor Castle in May, Pierce said he was 'unable to attend' the big day.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6105543/Meghan-Markles-screen-dad-Wendell-Pierce-told-call-fishbowl-starts-getting-you.html
They see her and that celebrity wedding as a vehicle to use to get pr for themselves and projects. Umm, wonder why if he’s such a friend he wasn’t included in the festivities like his other Suits co-stars. She continues to always use the race card. This guy though is funny expecting her to get overwhelmed by the press attention before her the pr event/wedding show. He must’ve been joking because he knows that attention to her is like oxygen to others; she needs and thrives off of it.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 28, 2018, 12:29:50 pm
Meghan's on-screen father Wendell Pierce reveals he told the former actress to call him 'if the fishbowl starts getting to you' in a special moment before her wedding day
Meghan's on-screen father Wendell Pierce has revealed how he told the former actress before her wedding day to call him 'if the fishbowl ever starts getting to you'.
He said that he told Meghan, 37 - who played Rachel Zane in the legal drama - that he was her friend 'no matter where you are or what's going on'.
Speaking to the Telegraph, Pierce said: 'We had a moment I cherish. I was sitting with Meghan in her wedding dress, as we waited for a set-up. We were alone. I said to her, "Your life is going to change."'
He continued: 'It's going to be amazing but I want you to know that I'm your friend, and no matter where you are or what's going on – if the fishbowl that you're in ever starts getting to you – you can call me.'
Pierce also discussed the racism that was directed at Meghan after he was cast as her father, after viewers discovered that she was mixed race.
'Like gravity, [racism is] there, it exists. You should always be vigilant for it and prepared for it,' he said.
The Wire star previously revealed that her and Meghan used to talk about her romance with Harry  'in code' on the Suits set so that gossip wouldn't leak out.
Speaking on Harry Connick Jr's chat show, he said: 'We always talked about him in code really. You know,  "How you doing?", "Oh I'm going to London, coming from London', whatever."
While many of Meghan's Suits co-stars attended the royal wedding at Windsor Castle in May, Pierce said he was 'unable to attend' the big day.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6105543/Meghan-Markles-screen-dad-Wendell-Pierce-told-call-fishbowl-starts-getting-you.html
They see her and that celebrity wedding as a vehicle to use to get pr for themselves and projects. Umm, wonder why if he’s such a friend he wasn’t included in the festivities like his other Suits co-stars. She continues to always use the race card. This guy though is funny expecting her to get overwhelmed by the press attention before her the pr event/wedding show. He must’ve been joking because he knows that attention to her is like oxygen to others; she needs and thrives off of it.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on August 28, 2018, 03:55:03 pm
^ What a stupid PR tactic. She's clearly the worst person in the world in terms of family values or basic human emotions but hey .... her on-screen dad, a conveniently person of color ...is on her side, being the best dad ever. Deplorable!


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on August 28, 2018, 04:04:38 pm
And it's interesting that he didn't go to the wedding either.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on August 28, 2018, 04:24:15 pm
At the wedding she pretended that PC is the "father she never had".

Then  it turned out that She is the daughter that her father should have never had ...

And now her PR hired a new "father she never had" - the onscreen dad who was  not good enough for her VIP A-list networking event where only the most loyal schemers around her are invited but now is ok.  :ick:

Is Harry paying attention to the psycho moves she makes?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on August 28, 2018, 04:35:24 pm
I don't think that Harry is sharp enough to understand what she's all about. And I also think people are probably keeping quiet to him because they don't want to rustle him anymore. I imagine that now that they're married it's more stressful getting used to the new position with her as his equal in matrimony plus all this other junk that's coming out


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 28, 2018, 04:48:08 pm
It’s really concerning that she played the race card against Harry and he and the royal family have to play out this bs charade to control the narrative otherwise she would’ve been all over the press with how racist Harry was to have used her and not want to go any further because of her race. Unfortunately now, using the race card’s part of a pr strategy to get what you want and hijacking black people’s real racism against them. It’s a common thing that’s used in the States that’s filtered now to other parts of the world. This chick has pimped our herself by selling herself as whatever her clients want. She’s not a feminist or s humanitarian, but sold herself as such because it’s what the pr image for actress are now. Her actions say otherwise as she’s nothing but a con artist fake that now is being used by all and sundry to get press in order to bring attention to their projects and sell magazines and newspapers. She’s nothing in her position as she’s considered downmarket trash that’s brought the royal family down into the gutter.
The bigger thing now are twits in the public eye who want to use their platform to speak out against injustice. Well this woman’s set back race relations by coercion of using race to push herself in this position and i’m glad that more people are seeing that for themselves. Funny thing is that Harry’s taken her around more black people in a few months that she’s ever been around in her whole life. Harry’s done more to bring awareness to some things that affect black people than this chick has done despite claiming to be a humanitarian. This woman’s a joke with her all talk and no action just like a lot of celebrities that just do pr stunts with the UN and charities in Africa.
Now she’s reduced to being Harry’s joke of a wife who has no say in anything and is just his idiot looking plus one. I think though, if I was on the board of a charity that had Harry as patron, I’d want him off because of the circus he’s now attached to. Nothing positive will be gained as long as she and this situation’s in place and not being resolved and just goes on and on despite the fallout from the public’s displeasure and confusion.
^that’svthe problem though; people just accepting trash like this situation. He’s a prince with obligation to others and his image needs to be scandal free in order for him to bring press attention to charitable causes. Why in God’s name would he marry someone like her who brings nothing but fake pr press attention with no substance and her murky background that includes being an escort for politicians and sleeping with producers to get acting roles and guest spots on news morning shows. She’s never going to be his equal in matrimony as any outside who married in wouldn’t be because the royal’s always the main one in the relationship as seen by the queen and Phillip. He’s not reduced but knows he’s there to support his wife, the queen. All Meghan is now is a silent person who tags along with Harry to events and who is used for pr.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on August 28, 2018, 05:43:47 pm
Harry's brains are in his pants and his mindset is that of a romantic comedy; he's the earthy great royal hope and she's the down to earth American girl who is SO MUCH BETTER than those evil shallow and selfish aristocratic women and international socialites. It has nothing to do with the reality of how human nature is and I am fed up with how Meg is portrayed as so much better than everyone else around her.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 28, 2018, 07:14:58 pm
Of course I beg to differ with that assessment simply because of Harry not actually being put and about with her since he was linked to her. The dates that they want the public to believe that they’ve had looked fake as a celebrity couples one when they call the media unlike his actual dates with Chelsea and even Cressida, although I believe she called the paps when they were at the fast food place. Anyway, he sounded like an idiot about wanting to protect this calculating fame ho from the press, hence them spending more time indoors. The reality looks like she lives elsewhere from him and has never lived at KP. This couple are a joke and it sickens me at all the pr false press that this woman’s receiving about her doing great during her first 100 days when in actuality, she’s done nothing but be someone’s accessory and an embarrassment of epic proportions.
Her dad begging for another chance reminds me of Anne Boleyn in the Tudors begging Henry for her life. Is Meghan finally at her rope or should I say at the sward? She’s a cheap commercial commodity that’s being blatantly used for anyone for pr. He acquaintance’s like the makeup artist, her tv dad, designs such as Stella McCartney, etc. They see that she’s nothing to do with royalty and will use her the same way that she uses people and as we’ve seen, the royal family  
are letting it happen.
The bottom line is that the royal family’s in the toilet and look foolish wanting special treatment and security when they dumpster dive for wives and come up with thes three who’ve slowly eroded what magic, you could say, that they had during the 80’s and 90’s. The public doesn’t like Camilla although they’ve softened a bit towards her over the years, Waity’s still seen as the girl who does nothing but bee at Wills beck and call and is just Kate Middleton as she’s not distinguished herself as Duchess of Cambridge who actually makes a difference in her position and lastly, this strumpet who the public has to endure her using the race card and her “fans” to attack people when she’s rightly being criticized or just talked about regarding her dumb drama with her dad and family. She’s a shady and cold woman used to using and discarding people and pets when they don’t serve a purpose anymore. It’s not worth the time to see how this will end for Harry and the royal family as there’s a possibility that it won’t and this trolop will be around if it deflects from Wills/Waity.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on August 28, 2018, 07:20:14 pm
The worst part about it is how she keeps up the victim act; Harry doens't want to see that she's a bad news person, not the courtiers surrounding him. She's no innocent just because she wasn't born with a title or huge trust fund. The press isn't hounding her, there are more important things going on and she isn't one of them.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on August 28, 2018, 08:00:57 pm
Of course I beg to differ with that assessment simply because of Harry not actually being put and about with her since he was linked to her. The dates that they want the public to believe that they’ve had looked fake as a celebrity couples one when they call the media unlike his actual dates with Chelsea and even Cressida, although I believe she called the paps when they were at the fast food place. Anyway, he sounded like an idiot about wanting to protect this calculating fame ho from the press, hence them spending more time indoors. The reality looks like she lives elsewhere from him and has never lived at KP. This couple are a joke and it sickens me at all the pr false press that this woman’s receiving about her doing great during her first 100 days when in actuality, she’s done nothing but be someone’s accessory and an embarrassment of epic proportions.
Her dad begging for another chance reminds me of Anne Boleyn in the Tudors begging Henry for her life. Is Meghan finally at her rope or should I say at the sward? She’s a cheap commercial commodity that’s being blatantly used for anyone for pr. He acquaintance’s like the makeup artist, her tv dad, designs such as Stella McCartney, etc. They see that she’s nothing to do with royalty and will use her the same way that she uses people and as we’ve seen, the royal family  
are letting it happen.
The bottom line is that the royal family’s in the toilet and look foolish wanting special treatment and security when they dumpster dive for wives and come up with thes three who’ve slowly eroded what magic, you could say, that they had during the 80’s and 90’s. The public doesn’t like Camilla although they’ve softened a bit towards her over the years, Waity’s still seen as the girl who does nothing but bee at Wills beck and call and is just Kate Middleton as she’s not distinguished herself as Duchess of Cambridge who actually makes a difference in her position and lastly, this strumpet who the public has to endure her using the race card and her “fans” to attack people when she’s rightly being criticized or just talked about regarding her dumb drama with her dad and family. She’s a shady and cold woman used to using and discarding people and pets when they don’t serve a purpose anymore. It’s not worth the time to see how this will end for Harry and the royal family as there’s a possibility that it won’t and this trolop will be around if it deflects from Wills/Waity.

Generally the royals try presume to say how the public feels about any one of them. But they can't manipulate the negative feelings. The trouble with the royals PR is that they think they can wave a magic wand and then announce the public has warmed toward them or some individuals in the family or a newcomer is "amazingly popular.". . Some negative  feelings cannot be changed. This applies to Harry and MEghan and their clan.

The royals solution seems to be to spend massive amounts of money that could feed a small country, on their PR alone. THis is the part i find pathetic.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on August 28, 2018, 08:25:58 pm
Thing is, that the people want more than image and PR, they want jobs and food and peace and stability and safety; the Windsors are not providing these things even though the Windsors have the megabucks to do so. All that money and Charles has business savvy, but none of them even try to set up their people with businesses of their own and support them while they get off the ground. Meg has brought nothing to the nation other than worthless PR; she's just a worthless lump of vanity.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 29, 2018, 12:25:20 am
Now another organization using the celebrity/pr event dubbed as a royal wedding to get business.
Meghan's Givenchy wedding dress WILL return to Windsor Castle in a new royal exhibition - as the bridal tiara she borrowed from the Queen goes on display for the first time
The centrepiece will be the £20,000 gown worn by the Duchess of Sussex, 37, as she tied the knot with Prince Harry on May 19.
It will be accompanied by an identical uniform to that worn by Prince Harry, 33, loaned by the royal to the throne himself.
A highlight will be the bride's 16ft-long veil, embroidered with the flowers of all 53 countries of the Commonwealth.
Following the displays, Royal Collection Trust will make a donation to the Royal Foundation, the charitable organisation set up by William, Kate and Harry of which Meghan is now also a patron.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6107991/Meghan-Markles-wedding-gown-display-Windsor-Castle-exhibition-October.html
Seems like a cheap replica for a fraction of the rumored cost. Harry wore his military mourning uniform.  :cookie:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on August 29, 2018, 12:52:36 am
So basically the Windsors are mooching off of the Trust this time around? Maybe Mega Bucks Meg could donate to the Foundation and give the Trust a break.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Rosella on August 29, 2018, 01:20:59 am
^It's usual for the Royal Collection Trust to make a small donation to the Royal Foundation when items belonging to the Cambridges and Sussexes go on display and the sales of tickets go to the Royal Collection, which looks after artifacts and objects in the BRF palaces. I believe that also happened when Kate's wedding dress, jewellery etc went on display at BP in the summer of 2011.

^^Harry wasn't wearing a mourning uniform. He and William wore the most formal of the Blues and Royals uniforms, the frock coat version. It took many hours to craft, as well.

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/luxury/mens-style/prince-harrys-wedding-outfit/


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: CathyJane on August 29, 2018, 03:05:25 am
At the wedding she pretended that PC is the "father she never had".

Then  it turned out that She is the daughter that her father should have never had ...

And now her PR hired a new "father she never had" - the onscreen dad who was  not good enough for her VIP A-list networking event where only the most loyal schemers around her are invited but now is ok.  :ick:

Is Harry paying attention to the psycho moves she makes?




Harry hasn't been paying attention to anything for the last year.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 29, 2018, 04:13:39 am
^^Harry uses that coat uniform when he's honoring the war veterans at memorial services.
The wedding dislay might be fake news accoeding to People magazine pulling an article they had about it and Meghan's mouthpiece, Mio, not tweeting about it.  ???
https://78.media.tumblr.com/73a67d32b5ff988832e53a4845d8926e/tumblr_pe7973YjiR1xpn99lo1_1280.jpg

 


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on August 29, 2018, 01:50:56 pm
It is traditional for the bridal gowns to be displayed. I think Eugenie's will be displayed too.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on August 29, 2018, 01:59:43 pm
^^I thought his wedding uniform was too severe for the occasion.  And those ruffles looked ridiculous.

So the world gets to see (at a charge) the world's most boring royal wedding dress ever?  Ducky.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on August 29, 2018, 02:04:54 pm
I do not like the red uniforms at wedding. I do prefer seeing royals in navy blue uniforms at weddings.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on August 29, 2018, 02:09:56 pm
The Murks had a very plain dress so a stark uniform color like navy blue did not look that good with it. Normally I like navy blue and I think that's one of the colors that look good on. the Murks. Perhaps they made her wear a plain dress because this was her second time around.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on August 29, 2018, 04:22:40 pm
^ Did they make her or this is all the taste she has.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 29, 2018, 10:58:03 pm
As Prince George joins his first shoot aged five, RICHARD KAY asks... Has animal loving Meghan banned Harry from blood sports?
With George’s appearance at a shoot, one royal first was achieved, but there is another even more eagerly anticipated: the arrival of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex for Meghan’s first Balmoral excursion. Despite reports that they have accepted an invitation from the Queen, they still have not visited.  :cookie:
Courtiers are wondering if this might be deliberate, in order to delay their arrival until after the stalking parties the royals host have ended.
This, says one old hand, could be a neat way for Meghan, who is thought not to approve of sports shooting, to ‘avoid the shooting trap’.
There is an added element of intrigue: has Prince Harry given up shooting because of Meghan? If true, this could prove to be as significant as Charles’s temporary hiatus 30 years ago.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6111859/RICHARD-KAY-poses-tantalising-question-animal-loving-Meghan-banned-Harry-blood-sports.html


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on August 29, 2018, 11:52:00 pm
Kay is skirting the issue. He should bash Will and Kate for letting a 5 year old join a shoot offing birds. I thought the children were older before the royal first. I don't recall Will and Harry being taken to a hunt when they reached the age of 5. Bringing Meghan into it I think is a deliberate tactic of Kay since he apparently does not want to criticize W and K for George being taken to a hunt at his age. The Meghan issue should be a separate article. Bringing another topic into the article does not make George watching birds killed any less gross. IMO anyway.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on August 30, 2018, 12:15:42 am
Kate is a try-hard wannabe; like Sophie, she wants to be as royal as possible and this is the only way she knows how to do it. She clearly isn't someone who wants to let her kids be a kid, she is eager to push them to grow up as fast as possible. Sophie dresses her daughter like an Edwardian Barbie doll while teaching the kid carriage riding and I don't think Sophie wants her daughter to be a modern kid with untitled friends. By introducing them to hunting, Kate is surely thinking that this will make her more royal as well.

As for Harry, he's such a pointless dolt I think he believes he's being an indulgent husband by 'letting' Meg run his life.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on August 30, 2018, 12:19:22 am
I doubt Harry will give up hunting. He's just like his dad who would dabble into being vegetarian and quickly give it up. Harry and Will will not stop the 'fun' shooting weekends. I think Kate put in her duty of picking up dead birds until she got the ring. Maybe Meghan just won't show up at hunts. Such phonies. Poor George he's the one I feel sorry for in the article. It would be ironic if he came to dislike hunting.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on August 30, 2018, 02:31:38 am
Wonderful if George on its own gave it up when he becomes old enough to make his own decisions.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: gingerboy24 on August 30, 2018, 11:15:46 am
Hmmmm, things can change about that, as is discussed in the MO section.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: meememe on August 30, 2018, 12:23:17 pm
Kay is skirting the issue. He should bash Will and Kate for letting a 5 year old join a shoot offing birds. I thought the children were older before the royal first. I don't recall Will and Harry being taken to a hunt when they reached the age of 5. Bringing Meghan into it I think is a deliberate tactic of Kay since he apparently does not want to criticize W and K for George being taken to a hunt at his age. The Meghan issue should be a separate article. Bringing another topic into the article does not make George watching birds killed any less gross. IMO anyway.

When this story was discussed on the TV in Australia the royal reporter (sorry didn't take any notice of the name but she is one who regularly reports royal stories) said that William was 4 when he did the same thing - and he had a pretend gun in his hands as well. They didn't mention how old Harry was but presumably the same age - 4.

It seems that they are getting older as I believe Charles was also about 4 when he went on his first shoot with his father in the summer after George VI died.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on August 30, 2018, 01:59:18 pm
I read that they actually go hunting when they get to be tweens. I don't recall stories of the 4 year old Harry and Will going to watch hunts. Polo yes. Diana never mentioned it. She talked later about their "killing things".

It still does not make little George watching birds kill any less icky.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 30, 2018, 05:03:45 pm
The secret behind Meghan's mini: How the Duchess shunned stuffy royal dressing for her most daring ensemble yet in a nod to her 'chic and sexy' showbiz years


The Duchess of Sussex turned heads last night in her most daring outfit since becoming a member of the royal family.
And the risqué number appears to have been a nod to her pre-royal wardrobe, with fashion watchers noting it was reminiscent of her red carpet days.
Meghan, 37, wore the thigh-skimming £327 Judith and Charles tuxedo dress for a charity performance of Hamilton with Prince Harry on Wednesday night, in what was the couple's first official engagement of the year.
Before the annual summer break, fashion watchers had criticised the Duchess's ultra-formal approach to royal dressing, swapping sophisticated LBDs for saccharine pink frocks and sheer tights.
But this week, in a clear statement of intent, she silenced her critics by going bare-legged in a daringly short black dress that even showed a hint of décolletage.
Style watchers on social media were quick to point out that the racy ensemble was typical of the style she wore on the showbiz circuit as an up-and-coming actress.
'Gone are the mid-length demure looks with nude tights and here she returns to her previous sexy, fashion-forward image.
'Here, I think she achieves respecting royal dress codes whilst retaining her individual style preferences.'
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6113481/The-secret-Meghan-Markles-mini-dress-Hamilton.html
She looked like she just put on a jacket over her underwear and went out the door. She basically gave the royal family the finger at their protocol and did her own slutty thing.  :cookie:  Doesn't matter anyway as she gutter trash and that can't be removed from her. She's not and never will be considered royal anyway, so she'll go back to being her trashy self.
Comments:
KB, England, United Kingdom, 9 minutes ago
Harry and Meghan are putting two fingers up to us and royal protocol. Thus, she wears minis, showing off bare, painfully thin legs and barges ahead of her husband, making him look like the right royal prat that he is. They really think they're hip and cool and different. They don't seem to get it that they are not and never will be the people's prince and princess...they are just greedy, spendthrifts who like to live the high life...off our backs.
emma77010, Houston, United States, 19 minutes ago
Having worked in PR, it seems obvious that DM is publishing KP press releases verbatim--without any attempt to fact-check or to remove opinions that are blatant KP spin. It's no wonder that many readers are exasperated by the lack of anything approaching balanced journalism in regards to MM. Case in point: DM posted a video alongside the original Hamilton story which is newsworthy and deserves to be highlighted in a separate article. In the video, MM's blatant disregard for Royal protocol and disrespect of her husband are on full display. She elbows her way in front of PH, then purposefully marches directly to Lin-Manuel Miranda, introducing herself and shaking his hand first, while PH stands awkwardly behind her not knowing quite how to handle the situation. Later, MM is shown interrupting PH while he was speaking to Miranda (cutting him off to ask the most inane question imaginable.) MM is 37 and certainly understands the concept of rank. Why is the BRF tolerating this behavior?  :cookie:
They're a celebrity couple. This is the sort of thing that people want though as they believe that the royal family's too stuffy and out of touch with the modern world; tacky celebrity culture where's about being vaoid in expensive, barely there clothes.  :bored:

Fixed the bolding there.  If not what you wanted, holler.  TX, YM


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: AnaBolena on August 30, 2018, 05:14:55 pm
^Classless.  Ugh she’s a walking nightmare.  :Kate:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: dianab on August 30, 2018, 05:30:59 pm
I read that they actually go hunting when they get to be tweens. I don't recall stories of the 4 year old Harry and Will going to watch hunts. Polo yes. Diana never mentioned it. She talked later about their "killing things".

It still does not make little George watching birds kill any less icky.
way, way before. there are pics of diana with the boys, charles & the rest of windsors in hunting parties in late 1980s at sandringham and balmoral.
https://c8.alamy.com/comp/B4WKCT/princess-diana-silhouetted-against-the-early-morning-sun-watching-B4WKCT.jpg


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on August 30, 2018, 06:31:02 pm
I am not sure that is from the late 1980s. The boy on the left does not look like William. Is it Peter Phillips

I think this should be continued on the Diana thread and I am going to post my "findings" of her hunting there.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: dianab on August 30, 2018, 09:11:06 pm
it's 1987 or 1989 (when she was seeing hewitt)... it's clear she had a fuller figure... majesty and royaly mags had more photos of this day in their articles about her when this hunting party happened. i remember seeing the scans years ago. and william was there, there are pics of them in a car or carriage in this hunting.

i think it is no mystery william and harry attended to huntings since they were little boys. and george is following the tradition
https://previews.rexfeatures.com/preview/140848a.jpg?co=rex&wm=1&br=1&sb=rex&sr=79009&pi=79009&authorization=date-20180830T201825Z.expires-20180830T203325Z.company-rex.version-01.signature-83f0c09c1c9e8489d0573a1281e15e076dcda1423e0a5f5ece6296b0597c8f76


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on August 30, 2018, 09:21:27 pm
^^Smart poster.  Off topic.  YM


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 31, 2018, 12:55:32 am
Trying to justify her looking like an escort as tral royal women have broken protocol. To me, she gave a big finger to Harry and the the royal family by dressing like that.
'Their Royal Thighnesses': Meghan is not the first to challenge the regal dress 'rule book' by flashing her legs - Princess Diana and the Queen were among those to stay just the right side of protocol
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6116217/Meghan-not-challenge-regal-dress-rule-book.html#comments
Comment:
English in Wales, REMAIN, United Kingdom, 8 minutes ago
No, no, no!...1) Diana's flirty clothes didn't make an appearance until she had separated from Charles so she was excused as she was no longer a royal wife, 2) short skirts are acceptable in the daytime as long as nude tights are worn AND there's a high neckline and 3) dark tights are also needed when wearing short skirts in the evening...MEGHAN IS a royal wife she DID NOT wear any tights AT ALL and her top-half had a LOW neckline. It was not acceptable.




Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on August 31, 2018, 01:16:39 am
I got nauseous reading about Seward's rhapsodizing over Kate and her "glamorous" mother and how Kate is beautiful because she takes after her mum. Seward currying favor with Carole now? Also Seward throws in some defamatory comments about Diana's "affair" with Carling even though Carling denies it to this day and the wife never accused DIana of sleeping with Carling.

Diana wore very stylish outfits although short dresses like the one she wore to the Swan Lake Ballet (very nice). Meghan needs to get more of a style sense. THe dress was fine if it had been longer. She does not have a full figure so the 'low cut' top was not that apparent. Some tailoring on the dress would have gone a long way to make it more appropriate.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 31, 2018, 01:45:38 am
Meghan’s Outfit Shocks Public, Sends Her Majesty Message Loud & Clear: ‘Screw You!’
Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, made her first public appearance in over 25 days as she attended the musical “Hamilton” with Prince Harry. It was an official event, representing the Royal Family, so when the former American actress showed up wearing a totally inappropriate outfit, even theatergoers were caught looking shocked, including the Queen. Reports allege Meghan was miffed over a big palace blow-up, so she sent Her Majesty a message loud and clear: “Screw you!”
After four months of marriage, Meghan Markle is well aware of the royal protocols when attending an official event, where she is representing the Royal Family. Palace insiders were quite happy when the former Suits star ditched her Hollywood look for the royal dress code, but after last night, there is no doubt Meghan was sending the Queen a message: Those rules don’t apply to her anymore.
The Duchess donned a mini-tuxedo dress with no nylon stockings. And, you might think that’s no big deal, but according to royal experts, Meghan looked appalling. Meghan opted for a $580 tuxedo dress by Judith & Charles, and many noted that it sat well-above the approved dress length for a royal. That’s not the only thing wrong with it, either.
InStyle reports, “The outfit is black, which is typically worn only in mourning. It’s much shorter than anything Markle has worn post-royal wedding thus far. It isn’t paired with flesh-colored pantyhose, which is one of Queen Elizabeth’s biggest pet peeves. And, it’s not by a British designer, which is what royals tend to wear as much as possible.”
So, what gives? Why would Meghan intentionally go out of her way to upset the Queen? Even Brits were livid on social media. “Inappropriate, cheap, slutty looking boring outfit. Couldn’t be more ridiculous of a choice. Looks as if she was in a hurry to catch the train, pulled out an old black jacket to put on and forgot to put on a skirt or trousers in the hurry. This black choice of colour is ridiculous!” one person commented.
Elou Harris from the U.K. wrote, “Absolutely no respect for the institution she has married into. What Meghan wants, Meghan gets. What Meghan doesn’t want, Meghan cuts off and completely ignores. I.E. Family, friends, dogs, husbands, boyfriends… Don’t even tell me how much this mini skirt cost us, taxpayers. These two have no shame.”
Jenny Collins from Britain was also quite upset, posting, “There’s no way she’s that daft. She and her husband are trying to rock the boat. That’s not an appropriate outfit for a business meeting let alone an official royal engagement representing the British royal family. She’s a raging narcissist and will do anything for attention. Her enabling husband isn’t much better.”
Royal watchers quickly pointed out how Prince William’s wife, Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, or “Kate” as she’s more commonly known, has chosen classy and elegant dresses to wear to official royal events:
The Duchess of Sussex is losing the PR game. The vast majority of comments are quite negative, and while we in America don’t have a royal family, we must understand the former American actress knew exactly what she was getting herself into when she married into the British Royal Family.  :cookie:
If she didn’t want to go along with royal protocols, then she should not have married Prince Harry. Numerous articles were written about her tuxedo mini-dress, describing her wardrobe rebellion as a slight to Her Majesty, and there is no doubt the Queen woke up this morning to those reports. Sooner or later, the former Hollywood starlet will be confronted with the truth: She’s only doing herself more damage in the long run.
https://madworldnews.com/meghan-outfit-shocks-public/
But she's a rough gold digging wh*re who wanted fame and fortune and was played up to modernize the monarchy, so they're letting her do it as she's hanging her own self. Her supporters are seeing her for what she is and it's not the humanitarian and femenist she claims to be. Modernizing of the monarchy should be what Harry was doing with the IG;real measurable change to people's lives because of his involvement and not empty vapid celebrity world that Meghan gives as together, they've achieved hype but nothing concrete.
She's most definitely a narc who needs constant attention and Harry creepily gave it to her throughout that odd wedding.  :nervous:
https://78.media.tumblr.com/af183f8c153b4c9baedf88de6bc60a36/tumblr_peat5wmJVv1x9ouhzo1_640.jpg


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: dianab on August 31, 2018, 01:57:38 am
Trying to justify her looking like an escort as tral royal women have broken protocol. To me, she gave a big finger to Harry and the the royal family by dressing like that.
'Their Royal Thighnesses': Meghan is not the first to challenge the regal dress 'rule book' by flashing her legs - Princess Diana and the Queen were among those to stay just the right side of protocol
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6116217/Meghan-not-challenge-regal-dress-rule-book.html#comments
Comment:
English in Wales, REMAIN, United Kingdom, 8 minutes ago
No, no, no!...1) Diana's flirty clothes didn't make an appearance until she had separated from Charles so she was excused as she was no longer a royal wife, 2) short skirts are acceptable in the daytime as long as nude tights are worn AND there's a high neckline and 3) dark tights are also needed when wearing short skirts in the evening...MEGHAN IS a royal wife she DID NOT wear any tights AT ALL and her top-half had a LOW neckline. It was not acceptable.

ingrid is 'praising' sarah but meghan isnt at her best... the queen, charles and the courtiers must not be in their best phase with meghan :nervous:

btw diana and sarah have/had the best legs!


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on August 31, 2018, 03:39:05 am
^^If this is true that there was a blow up at the palace (wouldn't doubt it) and this fashion choice was an act of rebellion, then, I'd like to say, as an American, that she picked the most insulting, insensitive and I'll-advised time to do so.

"Hamilton" itself is a big enough "screw you" to George III.  To do such a thing to the Queen of the same country, and bloodline, that lost countless soldiers, women and children during our War of Independence, I find to be in the worst possible taste. 

And, she did it on the same country's dime at that! 

She's forgetting one very important thing on her quest for glory.  Harry not only has allegiance to the Queen but he loves his grandmother.  He loves his family.  He, unlike she, would never really want to do anything to rend his relationship with them as she so easily does.

In truth, they have next to nothing in common. He is domesticated, she, feral.  A time will come when he will have to choose his loyalties.  I know that in my bones.  What a disaster, really.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on August 31, 2018, 02:36:18 pm
Well Something's Gotta Give but it's going to get worse before anything gives because Harry is clueless and is going to defend her and threaten to leave with her. In spite of what some people think he was not forced to marry her he's in lust. Or maybe she brings out his inner low-class
Person he must hide.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on August 31, 2018, 02:41:48 pm
The Revolutionary War was fought centuries ago.  And that said the US and UK have been staunch allies for generations. The Revolutionary War was part of history and should be seen that way. The British themselves produced the unflattering play and film The Madness of King George. These historical people were very human and not saints. Americans who fought in the  Revolutionary war are not depicted as saints themselves. Alexander Hamilton was decidedly flawed he cheated on his wife and was so hot tempered he got himself involved in a duel that killed him.

I think better tailoring would have made that dress she wore suitable. It was too short and even though she does not have a full figure it could have been not so low cut at top. I have seen other royals "flash" their legs.

I hope she hires a good fashion consultant.



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on August 31, 2018, 03:01:05 pm
^It was rude.  And neither the time nor the place to draw such attention to herself.  This was in real time, not at the Madness of King George.  She has only been in the royal family for a New York minute and has not earned the chops to display this kind of cheekiness.

I don't kid myself.  She knew exactly what she was doing and where.  It's classless and insulting to her "family she never had".

And Harry the Dope just continues to stand back, twisting his wedding ring and starting to look rather lost in her presence.  Not a good look for any man.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on August 31, 2018, 03:04:18 pm
It makes no sense if she wanted to "show up" the in-laws, she is in the family and why would she jeopardize it IMO?

It could be sheer cluelessness and stupidity. Or she for some reason liked the dress. Does she have ladies in waiting or advisers? I don't recall if any were mentioned.

Hamilton is based on the book by Ron Chernow and it is based on history. Chernow depicted Hamilton as a very flawed person not some plaster saint. Hamilton was about to be taken off $10 bills pre this musical but the wildly successful musical prevented that. Odd the way things turn out.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on August 31, 2018, 03:07:00 pm
^She's, by all evidence, completely unconcerned with "other people" unless they can enhance her in some way.  Rules don't apply to her.  Not when she thinks she's got something tonsaynor a need to be heard. 

If anyone really thinks she's devoted to the mission of the monarchy, I've still got that bridge in Brooklyn for sale.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on August 31, 2018, 03:51:28 pm
@Sandy she must have access to Fashion advisors. She is just going to choose what she wants because she's very self-absorbed. It is in her natal chart. She may think she has good taste she just doesn't but doesn't care what other people think as her opinion is the only one that matters. Is that a good thing.... probably not for being in the Royal Family


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 31, 2018, 05:04:31 pm
Harry a complete and utter joke now as the world sees how he’s sheepishly letting his escort take charge and diminish his royal position. She constantly plays games to try and elevate herself as the most important of the two.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6115955/Prince-Philip-97-looks-fit-fiddle-drives-Queens-Balmoral-estate.html
Meghan and Harry were posing for a group photo with the cast of Hamilton
Realising she was directly in front of Harry, Meghan said: 'Can you see my love?'  :bored:
The Duchess looked embarrassed as cast and crew members said 'Ahhhh'  :bored:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6118589/Meghan-accidentally-lets-slip-pet-Harry.html
It’s safe to say that to her clients instead of remember their names. Can a h* ever get embarrassed?
Harry’s much taller than her so of course he’ll be able to see over her. She’s insecure and seeing beautiful women around her, she had to make sure that they knew that Harry’s with her. Harry still put his hand on the woman’s shoulder that was in front of him though. Meghan was too busy giving a fake smooth notice.  :tehe:



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: AnaBolena on August 31, 2018, 06:09:15 pm
^Thats not a pet name!   :-


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: CarryingOn on August 31, 2018, 11:31:02 pm
Anytime you think things can't get worse, it just sinks lower and lower.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on August 31, 2018, 11:43:13 pm
TROUBLING PICS!
Meghan Markle Weight Crisis Over Royal Stress
Palace insiders report fears over the struggling princess’ diet!

By National ENQUIRER Staff
Aug 30, 2018 @ 12:56PM
Meghan MarkleOpens a New Window. is continuing to spawn health fears as the bride of Prince Harry continues to be stressed out over her ongoing family feud with father Thomas Markle! The newly-minted Duchess of Sussex has been showing off a scary-skinny frame during recent appearances at a London charity performance of the musical “Hamilton” in London, and at the wedding of a close friend of her royal husband. “Meghan’s already been blasted for mimicking Kate Middleton’s style,” said one veteran palace observer, “but now staffers are scared that she’s starting the same talk of having similar eating disorders!” Meanwhile, a concerned palace insider reported: “Meghan is skeletal. She can’t be more than 98 pounds!”
Fears that the former “Suits” star is collapsing under the pressure of several scandals are well-founded, said sources. At the earlier wedding of Harry’s cousin Celia McCorquodale on June 16, Meghan had also appeared pale and weak — and almost fell!
“As they walked to the ceremony,” said an eyewitness, “she became woozy and stumbled. Thank goodness Harry was holding her hand and caught her just in time.” The insider added that Meghan appeared to be “pin-thin, like someone who’s still starving herself!”
But, added the source, staffers are also taking comfort in Harry stepping in to take control of the situation — inspired after Meghan even began suffering hair loss over her poor diet!
“Harry is urging Meghan to pack on 30 to 40 pounds,” said the palace insider, “but he knows it’s going to be an uphill battle. She just doesn’t have an appetite. He has to reduce her stress by cutting back on their official engagements!”
Source: https://skippyisheretostay.tumblr.com
 :bored: 


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on August 31, 2018, 11:47:39 pm
^Oh, come on!!!!!!  “Cut back on public appearances” because of her fragile nerves? 

Not that I’d cry a single tear if I never saw her smirky face or hear her giggle again but this is her JOB!


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on August 31, 2018, 11:53:00 pm
I don't believe a word of it. She does not look 98 pounds, she weighs more. The Enquirer is not a reliable source. IMO. ANd why would anybody want to imitate Kate Middleton's style? Well it may sell papers.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on September 01, 2018, 12:11:26 am
^Oh, come on!!!!!!  “Cut back on public appearances” because of her fragile nerves? 
Not that I’d cry a single tear if I never saw her smirky face or hear her giggle again but this is her JOB!

I cannot understand why she's suddenly so delicate and helpless that she somehow cannot handle appearances and going out in public? She's no ingenue. If she cuts back, it'll just put the BRF in a worse position and I call BS on her fragility. She is tough as iron covered in glass and I am sure that she's not that thin.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on September 01, 2018, 12:15:37 am
IF it's true there will be two lazy good for nothings for the QUeen to deal with. I don't see Meghan as a shrinking violet wanting to avoid appearances in any case. She does look like she has more weight on her than 98 pounds.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: dianab on September 01, 2018, 12:20:27 am
she looks scarily thin like kate was in early years of her marriage


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on September 01, 2018, 12:23:28 am
^She does.  I dunno.  At 5’ 7”, 98 lbs is only considered underweight.  And she looks underweight to me.  But, guess what?  That’s on her to be healthy.  She’s no inexperienced 18 y/o and knows better being a health nut and all.  My sympathy is zero.

^^^I don’t understand her at all except that she seems to only thrive on drama.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on September 01, 2018, 12:35:26 am
I do think that with her past, she has major issues that are unresolved, that her current marriage hasn't erased since as we ladies know, marriage doesn't turn anyone into a new person with no past and a fully fresh start.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Rosella on September 01, 2018, 01:54:30 am
Windsor Castle (and St George's) is now Britain's most popular tourist destination thanks to the Royal wedding in May  that boosted tourist numbers 92%.

https://www.businessinsider.com/windsor-is-now-the-uks-most-popular-tourist-attraction-2018-8/?r=AU&IR=T


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on September 01, 2018, 05:47:21 am
There's talk about engagements with these two getting cancelled. It would make sense judging the comment from the DM about their 6 September event.  :cookie:  The main point of any royal who attends events is to raise awareness to the cause, but with Mehgan being a thirsty low level Hollywood actress, she's only about herself and her image and what the press will say about her. Look at the Hamilton event. She could've dressed less trashy, but she knew that she'd get the shock value and heavy press coverage.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Rosella on September 01, 2018, 07:08:36 am
Where is the talk about any engagements being cancelled? On the KP Twitter or among the Royal Correspondents? There are several engagements coming up before the tour in October, (one at WellChild for example) and that's certainly not being cancelled, nor is the IG.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on September 01, 2018, 08:07:25 am
^^I think she dressed in her own style - slutty and trashy but since no one praised her for her lack of charm, class or ... remembering her husband of 3 months' name, it all became Jessica's fault.

^I think what windsor is saying is that charities are not eager to associate themselves with these two and I can certainly see why they wouldn't want the Dimwit and Limpet invited. Windsor castle is drawing crowds now because a royal married in, one of Diana's sons. Not because of who he married. BRF also did a lot of documentaries after the wedding, emphasizing on the venue and how awesome the castle is. It's brf's tourism victory despite the salves sermon of Megan's bishop.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Rosella on September 01, 2018, 08:29:50 am
We won't know what engagements Meghan has chosen to be her focus or to be patron of until it's announced probably towards the end of this month or next. She's been meeting with some charities privately, asking questions and observing. I know that privately because two people I trust implicitly told me in PMs of friends who work at a quite high level for two of them and they've received a couple of visits each from Meghan.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on September 01, 2018, 08:49:27 am
^ Good to hear. I hope one of those charities is not about the Grenfell fire because it's waaaay too tacky and convenient for her race-card trigger happy faux-manitarian image


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: dianab on September 01, 2018, 03:14:02 pm
There's talk about engagements with these two getting cancelled. It would make sense judging the comment from the DM about their 6 September event.  :cookie:  The main point of any royal who attends events is to raise awareness to the cause, but with Mehgan being a thirsty low level Hollywood actress, she's only about herself and her image and what the press will say about her. Look at the Hamilton event. She could've dressed less trashy, but she knew that she'd get the shock value and heavy press coverage.
agree. she knew the reaction that 'that look' would get.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on September 01, 2018, 04:08:03 pm
Thanks Ariel.  :flower:  
The DM at times works with the royal family regarding presenting them in a good light such as the ultra possitive articles for Waity when she just shows up at her engagement.  :bored:  Now they're allowing un moderated comments about articles about these two. The articles are peppered with sarcasm, a bit of possitive and negative. The people are voicing their disgust at them not only on the DM but on social media and tv. Inviting them to any event is turned into the Meghan show as Harry takes a back seat. That Hamilton event hasn't gone unnoticed to organizers of charities and they'd have to think twice to invite this vapid narc to anything. Look at the comments on the 6 September concert that they're schedued to attend; the one basically asking for the public to attend. The big engagements that Harry's done for years like Well Child won't be cancelled, but I wouldn't be surprised if future ones will or have that hasn't been made public. Harry's seen as a hypercrite and a week man now as he's seen letter her take centre stage and make everyhing about her and taking the spotlight off of the charity when Harry usually does the opposite. The whole thing with this trollop's a tragedy and nothing possitive has or will be gained for any charity with her attached to it. So many questioned abound why Harry's married to someone like her who's only interest is herself and why she was fasttracked like no one else before, into this position.  ???
The organizers of the IG have David Beckham as their ambassador. He's a respected athlete and a celebrity who gets good and bad press, but mainly liked because of his athletic achievement and I'd say cool factor. He's an international star who's bring the press coverage and have that focus on the vets who've worked hard to get into the games. They can't have Harry now because it'll be a repeat of the Torronto IG where little coverage was given to them as it was all about Meghan. I hope that they request that Harry stay away becaues he'll bring the clown circus with him weather she's physically with him or not.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on September 01, 2018, 04:36:45 pm
You know, it is vulgar to ask people to pay to be in the same room, but not at any individual attention; it is so galling that people who struggle so much are being asked to pony up money they almost do not have to pay just to be in their presence. I bet you guys anything that a huge chunk of that money goes into th esalaries of the execs of their charities, plus expenses in keeping the couple in style as they travel on behalf of the charity.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on September 01, 2018, 05:07:13 pm
Bottom line's that they're a useless celebrity couple with the z lister eager to have all attention on her as she xould give a f about any charity.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on September 01, 2018, 05:11:17 pm
^^It is true that these ever-fluid/merged charities are not governed as strongly as they are in the US.  There is also a distinct lack of transparency with all of the BRF's charitable distributions so I would never encourage anyone, let alone a serious donor, to give them one red cent.  Not without thoroughly doing their due diligence and beyond what is usual.  Go to a professional first.

But, to pay to be in their presence is really an insult, especially with the extreme display of conspicuous consumption that Sparkles has exhibited.  No, he##, no.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on September 01, 2018, 05:18:14 pm
You know, during the 80's, charities used to foot the bill for Fergie's travel expenses and it would cost a FORTUNE to maintain her in a lavish suite and the best vintage wines and best gourmet foods. It would cost tens of thousands out of the charity's monies and I am certain that the BRF expect their charities to basically end up footing the bills for their travel and living in style. I do believe that we're going to see Meg and Harry do a ton of lavish travel and lavish wardrobes.

As for charities in general, I do not trust too many of them since the majority of them are staffed by execs who expect large salaries.

Bottom line's that they're a useless celebrity couple with the z lister eager to have all attention on her as she xould give a f about any charity.

This is such a considerable slap in the face and I am certain that this won't benefit the public's interests. It's now clear that charity work is about the royal's PR and glorification for the monarchy, not actually helping the nation lift itself.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on September 01, 2018, 06:04:26 pm
Interesting this bit.
It is expected Harry will travel to Australia for the event with his wife Meghan
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6121801/Princess-Mary-join-Prince-Harry-Meghan-Markle-David-Beckham-Invictus-Games.html
To me that sounds like doubt instead of a definite. Why not say that the they'll be joining Harry at the games? This is why she shouldn't attend or better yet, she'll be long gne before then.
Comment:
Buon Di, anywhere, United States, 18 minutes ago
MM sister is disabled, wonder if MM ever helped her or even her father.  :thumbsup:

@Yooper, your observation must be the same in the UK. Maybe adding Meghan onto the foundation and then letting her do her vapid celebrity thing will have the foundation dissolve.  Who would give money to that if this chick's attached to it?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on September 02, 2018, 02:53:53 pm
Revealed: Prince Harry and Meghan name their new black labrador Oz - but could it be a nod to their upcoming trip Down Under?
Prince Harry and Meghan are believed to have named their new black labrador 'Oz'.
Meghan, 37, already has a rescue dog named Guy, who was flown over from Toronto to London last November, following her engagement to Harry, 33.
Both Guy and new Labrador Oz are living in Nottingham Cottage at Kensington Palace with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, and also accompany the royal couple when they stay at their Cotswolds home.
A source previously told the Daily Mail's Richard Eden: 'The dog is already happily ensconced at their cottage.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6123665/Prince-Harry-Meghan-new-black-labrador-Oz.html
This fake news just brings up the fact that she dumed her dogs when another opportunity came up in London.  :bored:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: buflesse on September 02, 2018, 04:47:53 pm
What happened to the dog she brought to the UK? Didn't take her long to forget the one she left in Australia either.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Snowpea on September 02, 2018, 05:25:16 pm
Revealed: Prince Harry and Meghan name their new black labrador Oz - but could it be a nod to their upcoming trip Down Under?
Prince Harry and Meghan are believed to have named their new black labrador 'Oz'.
Meghan, 37, already has a rescue dog named Guy, who was flown over from Toronto to London last November, following her engagement to Harry, 33.
Both Guy and new Labrador Oz are living in Nottingham Cottage at Kensington Palace with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, and also accompany the royal couple when they stay at their Cotswolds home.
A source previously told the Daily Mail's Richard Eden: 'The dog is already happily ensconced at their cottage.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6123665/Prince-Harry-Meghan-new-black-labrador-Oz.html
This fake news just brings up the fact that she dumed her dogs when another opportunity came up in London.  :bored:


Yeah, a black labrador - no nod to Canada?  :bored:

They aren't too bright, are they?  :bored:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on September 02, 2018, 05:31:34 pm
my God it's just a dog why we talkin about this he's just copying William who got a dog before they had their first baby what I don't understand is why I didn't Harry have dogs before . I don't understand why Megan just leaves the old dog behind she could have totally brought that dog on the plane withn the medical person to take care of it


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on September 02, 2018, 05:47:29 pm
^ Animal cruelty. One of the resque dogs was abandoned, the other had his paws broken not long after she brought it to UK (out of negligence I suspect)

And now ... a new dog she'll ruin the life of. Not even a resque one.

By the way, you can't bring animals to UK in a plane. You can but as a cargo and then they stay for 2 weeks under quarantine.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Cali San D on September 02, 2018, 09:13:17 pm
^^I totally believe that Harry and William compete with each other, and Harry getting a dog, a black Labrador like is brother, is more proof of their competition. Harry probably wants 3 children like his brother too, have fun Megs.  :-X


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Cali San D on September 02, 2018, 09:43:12 pm
^my mistake, Will has a cocker spaniel, but it's black like Harry's new dog.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lupo_(dog)


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on September 02, 2018, 10:42:39 pm
^ Animal cruelty. One of the resque dogs was abandoned, the other had his paws broken not long after she brought it to UK (out of negligence I suspect)

And now ... a new dog she'll ruin the life of. Not even a resque one.

By the way, you can't bring animals to UK in a plane. You can but as a cargo and then they stay for 2 weeks under quarantine.

Royal dogs have caretakers and lavish digs. I think Lupo and the new dog see more of  Palace staff who personally care of them. I doubt Will or Harry take the dogs out every day like  "ordinary" folk do.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on September 03, 2018, 12:38:42 am
I agree that they don't take care of their dogs but they should have got more dogs and give them home since they have the staff to take care of them.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on September 03, 2018, 02:31:30 am
I find it mighty interesting that this article comes out not even two weeks after an article is published about Camilla being the patron of a rescue charity, along with a picture of her holding a black lab puppy.  :laundry:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on September 03, 2018, 05:30:31 am
^I missed that article. Good for Camilla.

^^ I sometimes think - what if someone walks my dog for me. She'll have even more exercise (my sweetest and prettiest has a lot of stamina) but then I see how proud she is to be walking with mommy and I get my answer.

Neither H nor M work for a living. Neither of them is a child who can't take care of a living thing on their own. If they take a dog to throw it to people in the palace to take care of it ... why bother
 


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on September 03, 2018, 11:49:04 am
FOr my comments about Camilla, see Charles thread.

Dog walkers are hired  and there are apps for owners to keep track of the dog being out.

But the royal dogs get royal treatment.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Rosella on September 03, 2018, 11:52:12 am
Northwestern University uses Meghan's photo among their alumni to attract new students.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6125829/Meghan-Markles-university-uses-photo-attract-new-students.html


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on September 03, 2018, 12:26:13 pm
She sold herself as caucasion but and uses her blck mum to use the race card. I hope that an issue's made of this because she definitely put Harry and the royal family in abad position and they had to control the narrative before she went to the press to paint Harry as a racist and the royal family with her lies. Remember that Harry was preparing the tour of the Carribean on behalf of the queen and the last thing that was needed was her causing a race row. People now see that she's the racist.  :cookie:
https://78.media.tumblr.com/3e709f882ebb57f270b9d320dcc044f8/tumblr_pegunhVfvM1xpn99lo1_1280.jpg
After meeting Hrry, she's playing up being bi-racial.
https://78.media.tumblr.com/c83a865456245cd1ca13ee7424b02646/tumblr_inline_pegxa26Fxv1vh0s4w_1280.jpg
She's a nasty piece of work who now more people see is a fraud.
https://78.media.tumblr.com/6ceed1404aa39ca3c1d7e6e16fdaf8fe/tumblr_inline_pegy52b5h11vh0s4w_500.gif

Love these comments from the uni using her picture:
yorkiegal08, Florida, United States, 15 minutes ago
Humanatarian ... that is a joke. Doing photo ops and a camera in tow for a few days does not a humanatarian make.
Garbeau-, New Orleans, United States, 9 minutes ago
They should have left the Duchess part out completely. Not something an education will help you get. Not sure why they decided to leave out actress since she was an actress long before a duchess or so called humanitarian.
Honest Abe Lincoln, Gettysburg, United States, 6 minutes ago
Stringy hair, whiter than white huge fake teeth, bird legs. What a catch.
LONGESTUSERNAMEEVER1, FIRKINELL, United Kingdom, 11 minutes ago
What an achievement. Absolutely nothing but a z-list actress.
Lancashire Lass, preston, United Kingdom, 25 minutes ago
You don't need a degree to become a Duchess, just complete self obsession and the ability to claw your way up the social ladder!
pianochick86, LA, United States, 39 minutes ago
Nope. Still doesn't prove that she actually graduated. International studies isn't under their school of communication.
DiamondsRForever, Anywhere, United Kingdom, 43 minutes ago
She is no Royal.  :thumbsup:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on September 03, 2018, 07:04:36 pm
A lot of places should be reminded that this isn't the 80's anymore and it isn't seen as an accomplishment to marry a prince anymore. Nothing to admire.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on September 03, 2018, 09:08:04 pm
It does bother me when these women are called Role Models.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Snowpea on September 03, 2018, 11:36:21 pm
It disgusts me too, Sandy, these women are pitiful excuses for role models.

I have a few writing projects going - writing about TRUE royal role models. Before the latest crop of royal sk#nk eurotrash, there were actually decent women out there.  :flower:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on September 06, 2018, 02:56:04 pm
I just had an interesting thought:

Maybe the reason Harry got to marry Meg is because no one actually cares anymore. It could very well be that the reason Meg is given a full free ride is because HM has given up on both her grandsons on saving the dynasty and given up on trying to get them on some sort of track. HM came to realize that Harry isn't going to be the king that the nation needs and that the dynasty itself will no longer last beyond Prince Charles. HM's complacency could be that her spirit has been broken and she's never going to hold out hope that things will be as they used to, with families delivering up their daughters for inspection and possible approval.

Royal families seem to have stopped sending in daughters after the collapse of the Hohenzollern dynasty and Prussian royals; after Diana, a lot of prominent families no longer sent their daughters to be looked over and decided upon.

When Charles was Prince of Wales, women went by the dozens to be subjected to the "Balmoral Test" and only Diana seemed genuinely welcomed and she passed the test. After that marriage and all that ugliness, it was like the doors shut in William's face, the only woman willing to be passed up was Kate, and since then no other woman stood a chance at being around him without very likely getting mixed up in a tabloid drama that would damage reputations and wreck someone's peace of mind.  I do believe that William and Harry didn't count on decent women choosing a career path instead of being available for them and Charles didn't teach them right.

Now Harry ended up ready to marry, but go figure, no one sane would want to have to mother him and no decent woman wants a man with his baggage (drugs/Nazi outfit/wealthy, but likes to play at being poor) and really, it would be all those constrictions, but no payoff making it worth the limitations.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on September 06, 2018, 03:14:56 pm
KF.The "drug" episode I think was more for Charles than Harry. Harry may have however briefly "experimented" but he did not become a "user." And Charles using it as PR for himself "saving" harry from a life of drug use was quite frankly to me revolting.

The Nazi episode was not that Harry was a Nazi or wanted to be one it showed how stupid and ignorant he was. William even was there when he bought it and showed something amiss with William too. William wore a skin tight Lion King outfit and accompanied Pelly dressed as QE II. These photographs were suppressed and apparently it was give a "go" for Harry's pictures to be published instead. He even had to do an apology public as it should have been.

There are women out there who want to mother the Windsor men.  Kate even "drew William's baths" and checked the temperature like he was a big baby. And Charles, Edward VIII and Harry are other examples. the patterns of behavior with these couples show that "mothering" is an aim the Windsor princes want. And George may find someone like that too.

And perversely the young ones want to be "normal" while living it up and spending lots of $$$$ and using taxpayers $$$$ TOO.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on September 06, 2018, 03:24:38 pm
With that family, I don't think any of them are non-users and I don't excuse being stupid for wearing a Nazi uniform.

As for mothering the men, it's no wonder that no decent healthy woman wants to get mixed up with them.

Thing is, that we live in a time when women no longer are raised to be a mother figure to a fully adult man. This puts William and Harry at a disadvantage when it comes to finding a good consort. It used to be that the wife bore the heirs and did the duties while the mistresses handled the more perverse aspects of their husband's personality.

Now wives expect fidelity and in order to get the more perverse aspects of their personality catered to, they basically have little by way of choices and end up marrying the worst possible women to be consorts.

Mind you, I don't feel for any of the princes (of the UK or world) and I do believe that it is a form of emotional/psychological alcoholism that the princes keep up this angst that their lives are horrible just because their mothers had to work.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on September 06, 2018, 03:57:24 pm
Harry thought it was "funny" apparently which shows him to be seriously missing brain cells.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on September 06, 2018, 10:11:33 pm
It does bother me when these women are called Role Models.

+1. A role model should be someone who has done something with their life, not someone who has slept their way to the top  :bored:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on September 07, 2018, 01:05:35 pm
^very true. Unfortunately, she’s not the exception but the norm. Young ladies will want to emulate her because of where she is now and has received all that special treatment from the queen and such.  :bat:
The press seems to have turned with not so many articles about her and them. I don’t know if i’m speaking too soon, but it feels like this farce is coming to an end now. For it to continue on will be detrimental to the royal family because people are really disgusted that it’s gone this far and she’s costing near millions in expensive attire.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on September 07, 2018, 01:53:47 pm
I think it should be clear that the press is just DYING for a new Diana, a new seller, and the world is desperate for a serious woman who will be a good role model. I am certain that it's just Meg is ANYONE that they might be able to use.

Mark my words, once someone substantial steps on the world stage, that person will end up being crowned the new role model for women. Meg and Kate were just filler for the press, nothing more, nothing else. Meg isn't a real Hollywood actress, not a real diplomat who makes major change, and not a genuine humanitarian or world player on the world stage.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on September 07, 2018, 02:39:48 pm
Lisa Halaby became Queen Noor and she had a real career and did not just wait around for a ring. She is a true role model. IMO. I doubt though the BRF would want someone who is accomplished (especially since the past two decades).

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queen_Noor_of_Jordan


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: livylivy on September 10, 2018, 09:51:36 pm
I personally think that, after Diana and Fergie, only goldiggers with no substantial leverage and abilities ( like Meg and Kate) were let in by the BRF, as these type of women crave money and title no matter what. They won' t leave the princes as they are determined to live a privileged luxurious life without stirring a finger, no matter how they will be mistreated, no matter how unfaithful their husband wil be.
Had the Queen let an intelligent accomplished woman in, at some point this woman would have been fed up with Will/Harry and she would have caused all the stir Diana did.
Lazy Kate won' t leave William, her extensions and botox are way too pricey and then she would need to go to WORK  to make up a living without the BRF apying her whims.
Meg Sparkle needs to Sparkle and that' s the only way she can make it, not at Holliwood but next to a dolt.


That' s the only explanation my brain can conceive


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on September 10, 2018, 10:16:01 pm
Exactly; Kate and Meg have shown they will put up with ANYTHING in order to become secure in money and status, something that they never could have without these princes. Without William, Kate would be either single and bitter, or she would be married to a dolt who made money, but not the money that would buy her family all that they have. Most men wouldn't want to support her entire family and they would certainly not at all get all the free trips to exotic places and no husband would tolerate the fact that Kate is utterly useless in anything resembling adult life.

As for Meg, this is her ultimate role and she's getting designers throwing their clothes at her and without Harry, she would still be a struggling actress, trying to get bit parts in low tier movies and basically being passed around VIP men at Soho House so she can hang around there as a groupie, not a respected member. If she were still single, I am sure she would be struggling to find someone decent to wife her up, so by landing Harry, she hit a level she probably never thought possible.

I do know that is why neither will ever leave and deep down, each prince knows it.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on September 10, 2018, 10:37:03 pm
^Sparkles has an element in her dna and customs that makes her different from any of these royal wives/goldiggers.  She has real, red-blooded American ambition and a fearlessness to move up, get higher status, or a promotion.  As long as she has idolation nonstop this might be kept in check but the second she feels misunderstood, stifled or held back and sees this as permanent, she will bolt.  She will see the next shiny thing and go for it.

It will only take somebody richer, more famous or important to come along.  My guess is that she sees this marriage as just a stepping stone in her quest for self-glorification.  “Becoming President of the USA” was her goal.  This role, she will find, bears no resemblance to that dream.  She doesn’t want to meet and drink tea with these people.  She wants to be them. 

It will hit home that this is as far as she is ever going to go with Harry at some point.  Or, gasp, her own “brand” will get tarnished.  Then?  She’s gonna grab-n-go. 


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on September 10, 2018, 11:11:55 pm
As far as  I can see, both Meg and Harry want to be players, something they are not supposed to be. Meg wants to be First Lady of the planet and Harry wants to be Big Man on Planet Campus. I don't think Harry is content to be the 'fun uncle,' I think he hankers after a throne of his own. Meg will never leave her titled life, not for anything or anyone and I am certain that Harry is the same, not going to stop until he can be in a top spot of his own. Harry is dying to be part of a power couple and I do believe that he's happy with Meg since in his mind ,he's married the top of the Hollywood food chain. He's cunning, but I do not think he's smart to know to see underneath the surface.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: livylivy on September 10, 2018, 11:22:30 pm
He' s not that smart imho.
I think that Meg needs Harry for her self glorification, without Harry Meg wouldn' t ever be on the papers and magazines, wouldn' t ever wear a diamond tiara, wouldn' t be famous ( I had never ever heard of her before she was linked to Harry) .

Harry believes in the fairitale of the mixed raced humanitarian IMO


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on September 11, 2018, 12:02:15 am
A throne involves work. To be honest I don't think Harry and his elder sibling like work but like the perks a lot.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on September 11, 2018, 12:19:28 am
I think Harry had the fantasy that he would (via marriage) end up connected to the UN and be called on to make speeches and make appearances and end up with a nomination for the Nobel Prize. Ironically, Meg cut ties with that role at the UN upon becoming officially engaged.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: livylivy on September 11, 2018, 10:37:08 am
 lol
Harry winning the nobel prize  lol
Nobel prize for doing what exactly  :legs

Sure he dreams of it but it is impossible, to win a nobel prize you need to work hard and both the princes don' t


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on September 11, 2018, 03:54:01 pm
hehehhe can you imagine - Harry married her thinking that she'll open doors for him with UN and he'll one day get a recognition on a worldstage ...but got connect because Meg's PR arranged that she gets on UN with a speech as this is the new starlet route. On the other hand Meg latched onto H so that she gets a title, carefree life, and a constant Diana moment where she'll show up for photos with major bling and all dolled up like Carey Bradshaw in Sex and the City ... but she got a numb second fiddle role and as much as brf pretends to be generous and nice - they just put to sleep all possible future racism or sexism or mysoginy claims


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on September 11, 2018, 04:04:09 pm
Harry has proven himself to be as stupid as his brother; it is obvious that he thought that he shouldn't have to take himself anywhere, he would just end up marrying someone who would take him into the world of international diplomacy, but he ended up with someone who was using it as a means to marry into a life of excess. William thought he would marry into middle class normalcy, but he married someone who was trying to escape just that, middle class normalcy. Pity that Harry never decided to work and carve out a role for himself and never chose to get a good education (or even serve in the military) and make something of all that expensive training.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on September 11, 2018, 04:14:34 pm
That's what happens when you go for someone who's a good and useful match instead of love. That's why I love queens like Mary and Maxima - they didn't come with 'benefits' or 'qualifications'. They were just in love and in fact so in love that they make beautiful and inspirational princess and queen. They don't step out of line, they don't compete with their husbands for the limelight, you can see the love. I should mention Daniel too. He makes you believe that true love exists and that a man with qualities and a heart is priceless.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on September 11, 2018, 04:34:22 pm
I think Harry has a long list of prerequisites when it comes to vaunted 'love,' which is why he ended up with Meg, who has the same list. Like marries like, he married someone who he really is, not what he thinks of himself as being. He married his image of himself, just as Meg married hers. Love is something that never crossed his mind since if he wanted love, he would have made more of his life and would have gotten down to who he really is, not just what the media's image of who he is. Men like Harry marry for PR, for the press, not love. Harry's ability to see himself for who he wants to be is in fact more important than facing himself for who he truly is.

I believe that if he faced who he is, he would realize that he is privileged, he likes his title and perks, and enjoys the easy life that has been mapped out for him. He wouldn't have courted, much less married Meg, he would have married someone at his social level and the press would have long moved beyond the image of a cheeky little boy who lost his mother at a young age and more would have been expected out of him. Unfortunately he ended up just like others who never moved beyond their easiest years and now he's only holding on by the tips of his fingers. In marrying Meg, he basically cemented his place in a dying era and an obsolete way of life.

Meg herself was likely becoming passe in the entertainment industry and I am certain that she was worrying about how she would be able to get more work and support herself. Her show was not a hit and she was not getting endorsements or any kind of real progress.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on September 11, 2018, 04:43:39 pm
It's gotta be a drag being such pointless people.  He's not in line to the throne, really.  They have no "jobs" and are a drain on the treasury.  So, worse than useless. 

Maybe they build each other up by telling each other the fairy tale that they really matter.  But, to the entire rest of the world, they don't.  The world would not even be slightly diminished without their presence.  Gotta be a vanity crusher to face that.  So, they don't. 

They are on an endless magic carpet ride to relevancy.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on September 11, 2018, 04:51:04 pm
Thing is, that Harry and Meg could have done more, so much more with themselves. Meg could have gotten projects for herself and really worked at making her own mark instead of sitting around waiting for offers. Harry could have taken his soldiering seriously and really looked after his regiments instead of partying and just plain killing time. It was a waste of two lives and now they have no idea what to do with themselves, so they've chosen a vanity tour.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on September 11, 2018, 05:59:18 pm
There needs to be a balance. The wife needs to work and do walkabouts and appearances and not just  hang back and do little but walk in back of her husband and the wife and the husband should complement each other. That said, the husband should not be jealous of the wife and vice versa. Couples are supposed to support each other. IMO. Both should not be shallow.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on September 11, 2018, 06:15:11 pm
Both should not be shallow.

+1 but finding substance in any of them has been a causa perduta so far.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on September 12, 2018, 02:22:23 am
EXCLUSIVE
Reformed ‘Party Prince’ Harry Begs Idris Elba For Advice On How To Be Cool Again
RadarOnline.com has learned Prince Harry Opens a New Window.  is begging Idris Elba for advice on how to be “smoother” and satisfy his diva Duchess wife, Meghan Markle Opens a New Window. !
“It’s ironic Harry is turning to Idris for advice Opens a New Window. , as he used to be the ‘party Prince’ who loved the ladies,” said a well-placed royal insider.
Worried he’s lost his touch now that he’s married, Prince Harry even invited the Prometheus star — who clambered his way from an impoverished existence in East London to the Hollywood A-list — to DJ at his wedding Opens a New Window.  to Markle, 37.
“Let’s not forget this is the royal who was photographed romping naked Opens a New Window.  in Las Vegas,” noted the insider, “but since marrying Meghan, he’s become a shadow of his former self.”
“Harry has totally lost any cool he once had,” insisted the source, who added that “he now sees Idris as the answer.”
According to the source, Prince Harry has gone as far as holding private audiences with the actor and even “quizzed him on how to be as cool as he is.”  
“Idris is impressed by being invited into the royals Opens a New Window. ’ inner circle, but really he must think it’s all a bit pathetic,” laughed the insider.
Especially since Harry has been trying to cozy up to Elba ever since the actor became an ambassador for his dad’s Prince’s Trust.
“Harry’s a friend of mine. I know him just from round the way,” the star unenthusiastically noted recently of his potential protégé. “He’s a neighborhood lad.”  
https://radaronline.com/exclusives/2018/08/prince-harry-asks-idris-elba-help-impress-meghan-markle/
Idris is a hard working actor and DJ and director; the operative word is work. He doesn't take up with women like Meghan with all her baggage and demanding bs ways. He plays the pr game just so and then gets on with working on his craft and learning new skill to keep the work coming. He's a man of no pretense who doesn't relly on the pr to shape an image for himself to  that's vastly different from his actual self. If Harry's looking to be cool again, he needs to fully explain why he's with Meghan and why he's taking this woman around young impressionable people as someone to admire and emulate. He also has to explain why he had to mess up the Toronto IG with Meghan being the star instead of the vets and why again, he's dragging her to the Sydney IG ad that waste of time tour. Once he's done that and profusly appologized to the public of the UK and commonwealth, he's going to have to dump her and have her packed off to the US after it's revealed that they're not legally married and putting his head down and work in front of the scenes and behind for his charities. Baring anything less than that, he's f'ed as is the royal family.  :cookie:



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on September 12, 2018, 03:52:39 am
^Correct. And there has to be explanation about making money off of the taxpayers via merching every single public appearance.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on September 12, 2018, 04:04:03 am
Harry should worry less about being cool and more about being dignified; he isn't a hot young teen royal and it should be clear now that he's an adult, a married man. Idris Alba has a career now and should be able to go about his business and he should be able to live his own life. Harry would be 'cool' if he grew up and did interesting things. Invictus is cool and I do believe that if he actually dedicated himself to that, he would impress more young people.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Rosella on September 12, 2018, 06:23:48 am
^^ IMO and I'm very very sure, every single sentence in that ridiculous Radaronline article about Harry asking advice off Idris Elba of all people is nothing more than a piece of imaginative writing by whoever runs that site.  lol


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: india on September 12, 2018, 03:19:40 pm
Harry has become a major disappointment.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: marion on September 15, 2018, 08:56:22 am
More like an embarrassment


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on September 15, 2018, 09:08:18 am
A complete and total disgrace.

He has obliterated every single piece of goodwill that the public had for him and now he's still playing at being young and hot and hip. I do believe that I'm glad we are living in an era where people are calling out his BS and no longer feeling like they have to please the royals.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on September 16, 2018, 04:01:56 am
Prince Harry birthday: Why Duke and Meghan Markle are ‘TRAILBLAZERS’ for future monarchy    :laugh: :laugh: :tehe: :tehe: :tehe: :tehe:
PRINCE Harry will celebrate his 34th birthday with his wife Meghan Markle today, both of whom will “undoubtedly be trailblazers for the monarchy of the future”, according to a leading royal expert.
The standout moment from an eventful year as a 33-year-old for Harry was his glittering marriage to Meghan at Windsor Castle in May, attracting the attention of billions of people worldwide.
The ceremony also saw the Duke give his new wife a ring he had designed with a diamond from Botswana and two from the collection of his late mother, Princess Diana.
Prince Harry and Meghan have also done a fantastic job in continuing to portray the positive image the royal family has always wished for, so much so that according to Richard Fitzwilliams, they can lead the charge of the monarchy for many years to come.
The royal commentator highlights the third Invictus Games, for injured service men and women in Toronto last September, which marked their first official appearance as a couple and led to a worldwide media frenzy.
This attention will no doubt be repeated next month during Harry and Meghan’s Commonwealth tour, with Fitzwilliams highlighting the Duke’s appointment as Commonwealth Youth Ambassador in April and President of the Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy, which was set up in 2015 to protect rainforests.
Before marrying her husband, Meghan Markle was a counsellor for international charity One Young World and at the 2014 summit in Dublin, spoke on the topics of gender equality and modern-day slavery.
In 2016, she became a global ambassador for World Vision Canada, travelling to Rwanda for the Clean Water Campaign, and also travelled to India to raise awareness of issues concerning women.
She has also worked as an advocate for the United Nations Equity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women.
Her royal patronages are yet to be revealed, but Mr Fitzwilliams believes female empowerment, diversity, gender equality, LGBT and mental health issues are likely to feature.
He told Express.co.uk: “For Harry it has been a year of no regrets. We have seen him meet the love of his life and achieve the happiness which has so often eluded him as he has revealed in interviews leading up to the 20th anniversary of the death of Diana.
“Meghan was American, a divorcee, biracial and a former actress. Senior members of the royal family were marrying for love as Prince William had and Harry had a soulmate who was also a humanitarian activist who would be his partner in charitable endeavours that would be inspired by Diana.
“With Meghan and Harry's Commonwealth tour next month certain to be the focus of vast media attention, it has been of considerable significance that Harry was appointed Commonwealth Youth Ambassador in April and also made the President of the Queen's Commonwealth Trust, which encourages and connects young leaders.
“Harry and Meghan are the perfect complement to William and Kate. They are neighbours in Kensington Palace of course, but in their Royal Foundation they can all champion good causes with the unique access that being a senior member of the world's most influential royal family brings.
“Everyone knows William will one day be King and Harry is sixth in line to the throne but this allows him and Meghan to champion causes more informally, which widens the monarchy's appeal.
“Meghan wants to 'hit the ground running' with her charitable work and both of them, in Time magazine's 100 most influential people of 2018, will undoubtedly be trailblazers for the monarchy of the future.”
Mr Fitzwilliams says marrying Meghan “is a dream come true” for Harry because he has finally found someone who can cope with the intense media attention that comes with the royal family.
This won’t have been helped by the numerous controversial interviews given by the Markle family to the world media in which they have criticised Meghan, Harry and the royal family as a whole, something Mr Fitzwilliams labels “utterly deplorable”.
But despite this, he believes Meghan has overcome the storm of unwanted publicity with class, proving she can be an integral figure in the royal family for many years to come.
Mr Fitzwilliams said: “A few years ago, Harry could not have predicted what has happened to him.
“His former girlfriends could not cope with the media firestorm which accompanies everything he does and he disclosed he had led a troubled life after his mother's death for many years.
“Obviously the interviews by members of the Markle family have been utterly deplorable, and this has been stressful, especially for Meghan after her father gave interviews to the press after co-operating with the paparazzi over photographs.
"Harry said it would be difficult to find someone who would take him on given the scale of media interest in everything he did. In this sense marrying Meghan is a dream come true for him.
"Princess Diana would undoubtedly be delighted and thrilled with what Harry has achieved and with his marriage.
“The way he and William have begun a debate on the previously taboo subject of mental illness and formed Heads Together would, I am sure, particularly please her.”
https://www.express.co.uk/news/royal/1017684/prince-harry-birthday-meghan-markle-princess-diana-royal-family
Comments:
NormaStiltz
What future? The quaint anachronism that is the British monarchy will conk out when HM Queen dies. It only works with a dignified monarch at the helm - the NWO stylee of the yoof is completely at odds with this medieval institution, ripped designer jeans & toe-curling "banter" just don't cut it.
MyView
What future monarchy?
The Queen and Philip will be the last of the line.
The dregs will fumble on for a while until they realise they are no longer desired nor required.
Lancastrian
Why does the headline read as though Harry is spending his birthday with a single woman? If he is the Duke, then his WIFE is the Duchess. I am not aware of any statement from the spouses of Harry and William that they wish to  be known by their maiden names. You don't constantly refer to the Queen and Philip Mountbatten, so why the double standards?
robert101LancastrianLad
There is a tape that was recorded between Meghan and her Duchess trainer< Samantha,  where Meghan states, when referring to the Queen "Well, she's not my Queen".  ??? :cookie: I'd love for that to be made public, so I hope it's true.
The problem with the whole marriage. Meghan did not grow up in Britain and has no idea how or why English people hold the royal family close to their heart. When I lived in the USA for a while, I noticed that its education focussed almost entirely on the history of the USA.
It does not matter how much "Duchess" training Meghan undergoes - there is absolutely NOTHING regal about her, and I agree that she should be referred to as a Duchess as little as possible. She has no genuine respect for the monarchy, or knowledge or understanding of its history. Meghan is never going to be cut out for this job, and no, she is not a princess- despite  what some Americans want to think.
She can only refer to herself as Princess Henry of Wales - She cannot use her own name when referring to herself as a princess and MUST use Harry's formal name, Henry, Diana was granted a special courtesy title which enabled her to be named  HRH, Diana the Princess of Wales, because she was married to the man who was next in line to the throne. This title will probably be given to Kate when Charles is King - at the Queen's discretion.
Morellrobert101
Err, Charles won't be King until the current Queen dies, so it won't be at her discretion but Charles's surely?



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on September 16, 2018, 04:11:27 am
Timed out.


Meghan Markle and Prince Harry: Will the royals need visas to travel to Australia?

https://78.media.tumblr.com/e8e576fd68da0a8ee87642f477a9f35e/tumblr_inline_pf36aqJDMm1vh0s4w_540.jpg


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on September 16, 2018, 06:26:51 am
I don't think they'll need visas; to my knowledge, visas are not needed by royals since they are technically heads of state with diplomatic status.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on September 16, 2018, 02:42:54 pm
^ Exactly. No visa issues, they have diplomatic status and therefore diplomatic passports. Other rules apply. The only difference is Murky, as she's a US citizen. Did the US issue her a diplomatic passport is the question. Whether they did or not doesn't matter either, as she'll be granted a visa for sure anyway. It's a non-story.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on September 16, 2018, 03:11:14 pm
I simply think that at some point Meg will renounce her citizenship and just be a full head of state without any chance of complications.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on September 16, 2018, 03:28:27 pm
^ I think so too and I think she'll renounce her US citizenship mostly for "selfish" reasons, namely because the US collects tax from its citizens regradless where the live and how they earn their money. Can't say I blame her or anyone else renouncing their citizenship for this or any other practical reason though.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on September 16, 2018, 03:33:33 pm
At this point in time it's not really to anyone's advantage to be a US citizen; overseas as far as I know Americans are currently in the PR doghouse.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on September 16, 2018, 03:37:43 pm
Renouncing her US citizenship is a good idea for many reasons but hardly going to be a head of state.  Not even PC is that.

Whether or not she renounces her US citizenship, she will still be taxed on any earnings/residuals in the US for as long as she lives.  The only way around that, and it's really tricky, is to change every contract she's ever made in the US and that's for a court to decide.  Very lengthy, complicated process.  The IRS will be her "friend" for a very long time.  

Just renouncing her citizenship means nothing to the IRS except as a non-citizen, she will be taxed at a higher rate and her earnings in the UK will decide her income bracket.  So, she'll be double taxed.  Also, as long as she's earning $ in the US, the IRS will have access to all her sources of income, including within the BRF.

It's also not an easy thing to renounce one's country, emotionally.  Not that I give a rip about her but it still shakes people up a bit.  Quite a process getting it back, too.

I dunno.  This one is complicated on many levels.  But, if she wants to be taken seriously in the U.K. as it's rep, it must be done.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on September 16, 2018, 04:20:49 pm
It's way too late for her toever be taken seriously in the UK, so that shiped sailed the minute she started to play games an outed her booty call status as a relationship. The IRS will have access to the British royal famiily's accounts as they're linked to her. The article in the Express stated thatdisclosure will have t be made as to if she's getting a stipend from the royal family, if she was hired by them and getting gifts which she'll have to pay tax on, etc. To be legally attached to this woman will open up a can of worms for the royal family, so I can't think of why Harry would chose to actually marry someone with all of her selfishness and murky background and then bring her around young vunerable kids as a token of a leader and someone to aspire to be. The IRS will be in the royal family's affairs as long as she's attched to them which is beyond strange.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on September 16, 2018, 04:39:54 pm
^This is all accurate.  There are some major reasons why more time and thought should’ve been given before dashing down the aisle.  Harry was either not listening or never gave anyone a chance to look this over beforehand.  Not that he would’ve cared, I guess.  He’s not the sharpest knife in the drawer.

The big picture is that none of this would have mattered if she had come from a much more carefully groomed background.  I have nothing against divorce nor working in show business but if the BRF want to be bowed to, admired and emulated, then have and demand standards worthy of the taxpayer’s indulgence.

She also is no Hollywood heavyweight nor posseses that magic fairy dust that excuses most things.  She comes off crafty, ingenuine and materialistic.  Not a good image for this group.

Good one, Harry.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on September 16, 2018, 04:56:35 pm
I do think upbringing is more important than vaunted 'background,' but Harry is in a fix since most women from better bred backgrounds are career oriented and would not be interested in the hassle that comes from putting up with the Windsors. Lots of them might not have megabucks, but they are now able to be socially accepted while free to earn a living and most of them are making the absolute most of it. The Windsors never thought that they should groom their princes to better themselves, to prove they are good enough.

Renouncing her US citizenship is a good idea for many reasons but hardly going to be a head of state.  Not even PC is that.
Whether or not she renounces her US citizenship, she will still be taxed on any earnings/residuals in the US for as long as she lives.  The only way around that, and it's really tricky, is to change every contract she's ever made in the US and that's for a court to decide.  Very lengthy, complicated process.  The IRS will be her "friend" for a very long time. 
Just renouncing her citizenship means nothing to the IRS except as a non-citizen, she will be taxed at a higher rate and her earnings in the UK will decide her income bracket.  So, she'll be double taxed.  Also, as long as she's earning $ in the US, the IRS will have access to all her sources of income, including within the BRF.
It's also not an easy thing to renounce one's country, emotionally.  Not that I give a rip about her but it still shakes people up a bit.  Quite a process getting it back, too.
I dunno.  This one is complicated on many levels.  But, if she wants to be taken seriously in the U.K. as it's rep, it must be done.

In regards to her residuals, any earnings that she gets, this is why I do believe that the standards of what makes a royal consort appropriate need to be updated. In no way does the BRF know how to handle this kind of situation since clearly they have never bothered even trying to learn from the Fergie/Diana debacle. Since Kate never bothered to even TRY to work, it is clear that no one in the BRF was ready to handle someone who had interests outside of trying to land a man. I don't believe that the BRF ever considered that someone might actually choose to have a career/life of her own and I do believe that the BRF never thought that a two bit television actress would end up married into their family. I don't think even Harry thought he would end up with someone with so many complications.

It is intriguing that despite his title, despite his money and palaces, Harry couldn't find someone solid and decent. All the women in his age group are currently well into careers of their own and it is clear that his act isn't netting him anyone who would actually be credible when she talks about human rights and struggles.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: buflesse on September 16, 2018, 09:14:39 pm
A new photo of Harry and Meghan has been leaked on the hrhduchessofsussex instagram account.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BnwApTTFNPk/?hl=en&taken-by=hrhduchessofsussex


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on September 16, 2018, 09:51:10 pm
Hollywood Harry most likely during the photo shoot aka engagement pictures. This also looks Meghan’s VF photo shoot as well with Harry photoshopped in. Nothing involving these two are genuine and spontaneous, just fake and contrived.

This is the photo agency that Meghan and her family uses for their photo op. This article’s from May that was posted on the blogs today.
Inside Coleman-Rayner, the Ruthless Paparazzi Who Almost Derailed the Royal Wedding
When Prince Harry finally marries Meghan Markle at Windsor Castle on Saturday, it’ll be no thanks to the celebrity gossip and picture agency that staged cheesy photos of Meghan’s dad, Thomas Markle Sr., and nearly derailed the royal wedding.
Coleman-Rayner LLC— a scrappy Los Angeles-based company co-owned by two British veterans of the tabloid wars, writer/editor Mark Coleman and paparazzi photographer Jeff Rayner—is at the epicenter of a lurid scandal that has reached the far corners of Planet Earth and overwhelmed advance coverage of the happy day on front pages and television shows from England to Australia.
For Coleman-Rayner, it’s the most damaging controversy since the agency was unmasked last fall as having conducted negative research in late 2016 on one of Harvey Weinstein’s violent physical attack accusers, actress Rose McGowan.
The agency did this ostensibly on behalf of one of Coleman-Rayner’s clients, American Media Inc. executive Dylan Howard, who passed the agency’s work product on to Weinstein, telling the Hollywood mogul in a leaked email: “I have something AMAZING.”
To which Weinstein replied: “This is the killer. Especially if my fingerprints r not on this.”
“They are not,” Howard emailed back (and later claimed in a chagrined statement, after his dodgy conduct was exposed by New Yorker writer Ronan Farrow, that he only “unwittingly” played a role “in Mr. Weinstein’s well documented manipulation of his business and personal relationships in his efforts to combat his accusers”).
According to a source close to former Coleman-Rayner picture editor Glen McCurtayne, McCurtayne, appalled that the agency had been involved in the potential smearing of violent physical attack victims, resigned in disgust and became a born-again Christian; he now spends his days doing volunteer work and studying the Bible.
“None of this information was ever published, and it was gathered well before there was any knowledge of the gross accusations against Weinstein,” Mark Coleman emailed The Daily Beast. “AMI declined to publish the information as it did not want to impugn the reputation of an accuser.”
https://www.thedailybeast.com/inside-coleman-rayner-the-ruthless-paparazzi-who-almost-derailed-the-royal-wedding

Meghan and this photo agency:
https://ntudcg3krlgnmilb4z4mcxq7x7b75ebk6vvioflpfnrmulib25ba.cdn.ampproject.org/ii/w1200/s/i2-prod.irishmirror.ie/incoming/article11287044.ece/ALTERNATES/s615b/PAY-Meghan-Markle-arrives-home-in-Toronto-on-Sunday-September-24-after-making-her-royal-debut-at-Princ.jpg
This chick who claims to be an activist for women’s rights is working with this agency who’s doing dirty work for Weinstein.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on September 16, 2018, 11:18:21 pm
A new photo of Harry and Meghan has been leaked on the hrhduchessofsussex instagram account.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BnwApTTFNPk/?hl=en&taken-by=hrhduchessofsussex

These always look like a JCrew or men’s cologne ad.  Sooooo staged, slick and pure, 100% PR.  Made me laugh anyway.  What phonies!  :laugh:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on September 16, 2018, 11:27:39 pm
More Meg the victim tripe:

Quote
nside Coleman-Rayner, the Ruthless Paparazzi Who Almost Derailed the Royal Wedding
When Prince Harry finally marries Meghan Markle at Windsor Castle on Saturday, it’ll be no thanks to the celebrity gossip and picture agency that staged cheesy photos of Meghan’s dad, Thomas Markle Sr., and nearly derailed the royal wedding.
Coleman-Rayner LLC— a scrappy Los Angeles-based company co-owned by two British veterans of the tabloid wars, writer/editor Mark Coleman and paparazzi photographer Jeff Rayner—is at the epicenter of a lurid scandal that has reached the far corners of Planet Earth and overwhelmed advance coverage of the happy day on front pages and television shows from England to Australia.

First, anyone Harry got mixed up with would come under scrutiny and second, in the US the press has freedom from the domineering Windsors and I do believe that the House of Windsor should be a lot less dramatic about the media. The Windsors should be more mature in their approach in regards to the ways of the press, not less so. Third, the reason the wedding nearly got derailed is because Meg was not liked upon being introduced to the public and that is something the Windsors should have tkane into consideration. If I were HM, I would have told Harry the facts of royal life, being that if the public does not like a potential consort, there shouldn't be a marriage.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on September 16, 2018, 11:36:21 pm
Are we sure that this is not Meghan behind this ig account? Looks awfully like her with the staged photos, leaking pics, sending messages.. as if anyone cares about her juvenile games.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on September 17, 2018, 12:05:52 am
Who in th world are her fans that are so rabbid about not having her criticzed in any way. It's nuts that thisis going on yet these same twits aren't upset that her family's slagging off Harry and the royal family at every turn.
 earlandcountessofdumbarton
Meghan stans are reporting Gary Janetti’s IG account and they want it to be deleted.
https://skippyisheretostay.tumblr.com/post/178158207428/theyre-talking-about-richard-palmer

She's just a game playing strumpet.

https://skippyisheretostay.tumblr.com/post/178158353183/yeah-still-trying-to-make-it-happen

Anonymous asked:
I believe from here, pics will be badly chopped up and photoshopped and purposely leaked. People will instantly rally to investigate its authenticity. That will then be used against the public to support the idea that Article 13 is needed! I meant to send this assumption last week. Nowadays, I believe not much is done anymore without an underlying reason. Time is too precious to waste for naught

Yes I agree with you…..everything seems to be a game….and yes, everyone will suffer

Anonymous asked:
Meghan’s fans have to be all unemployed because they have so much time in their hands to report blogs, IG, Facebook, or twitter accounts to be deleted because they are attacking their savior who who save them from the fires of hell. I questioned the dm commenters also because they took the time to comment every single negative comment about their chosen one.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on September 17, 2018, 02:30:58 am
I would love her to give up her citizenship to the US. My ancestors fought in a war not to have the likes of her as a citizen. And I would love all her family to give up their citizenships as well.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on September 17, 2018, 02:42:57 am
I do believe she should be stripped of her citizenship; the Constitution basically states that it is illegal for a citizen to hold a title of nobility and hers is legally recognized and reinforced with diplomatic status overseas. So she is violating our nation's laws in regards to that and I wish our government had the balls to do this.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: meememe on September 17, 2018, 03:40:58 am
By international convention a person can't be left stateless. Meghan doesn't meet the criteria to be a British citizen yet so she has to remain as an American until she is able to become a citizen of the UK otherwise the US would be violating international laws.

I did some diffing to find out if other royals who were also Americans had had to renounce their citizenship and came across the following:

It is interesting to note that Prince Albert of Monaco only renounced his US citizenship - acquired from his mother in either 1979 or 1980. I can find no record of his mother or his sisters renouncing their US citizenship which would suggest that Princess Grace, on becoming the Consort of the reigning Prince in Monaco remained a US citizen. That fact would be supported by the fact that her son felt he had to renounce his US citizenship because surely if she had renounced it before he was born he wouldn't have been able to claim US citizenship as her son anyway?

Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia only renounced her US citizenship in 2012.

Crown Princess Marie-Chantal only renounced her US citizenship in 2011 having married Crown Prince Pavlos in 1995.

Queen Noor of Jordan never renounced her US citizenship but claims she lost it automatically on her marriage in 1978.

Oliver Wallop - 8th Earl of Portsmouth only renounced his US citizenship in 1933 having inherited his title in 1925. He wanted to take his seat in the House of Lords and so decided to renounce his citizenship. He had already served two terms in the Wyoming Legislature and his grandson also served three terms in the US Senate. This grandson didn't inherit the title. The 8th Earl is the only person known to have served in both the House of Lords and a US Legislature.

That list would suggest that it is not illegal to hold a title of nobility given the number of people who have had such titles and decided to relinquish US citizenship. If these people could legally hold titles and US citizens then there would no doubt be others currently who do so.

What the US constitution does is say someone can't accept a foreign title while holding office or profit or trust so an person who isn't doing any of those things can have a title. The US won't grant titles of course. https://www.irontontribune.com/2009/02/28/can-american-citizens-hold-royal-titles/#// seems to contradict the idea that it is illegal for a citizen to hold a title of nobility.

Meghan's title is also a courtesy title as she is only Harry's wife. Harry's title is the substantive title.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on September 17, 2018, 04:17:58 am
I made a mistake; since she's not running for office, she can have a title and still be a citizen. My bad.

I just had the thought that maybe she thinks the marriage might not work out and therefore she is holding on to her citizenship to fall back on?



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on September 17, 2018, 08:54:40 am
^ A wealth of information as always.

^^ I think that whether the marriage works or not, UK is stuck with her and she's planning to stay one way or another. There's already a precedent in UK with a woman who had a lot of shoes and that's why she felt UKis her home. Megy keeps buying new pair for every appearance. Coincidence? Think not.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on September 17, 2018, 12:11:23 pm
It still comes back to why Harry chose someone like this with so much baggage and who continues to do her own thing. She’s not marriage material as she had a short marriage before, possibly two according to gossip and was living with a man at the same time she took up with Harry. When linked to Harry, she continued to play games with the press and on social media to make sure he’s stuck with her. He seemed to have gotten rid of her around Christmas 2016 and showed the photographers who allegedly she brought to Skippy’s wedding in Jamaica that they weren’t a couple, but she continued on all throughout 2017 with her games even after getting booted out of the polo match. Then something happened during IG in Toronto and here we are now.  :dontknow: Possible reasons: distraction for Waity being absent in public for months so Meghan’s the focus for the press as things are being worked out behind the scenes as what to do with her and giving content for the ITV documentary on the queen’s role in the commonwealth as she now passes down to the next generation Charles on down. Once that documentary airs perhaps Meghan will finally be gone. Her six months is up this month early October according to Samantha Cohen who was said that she’ll have six months training. We know that she’s getting no real training. I’m sure she’s signed an NDA so when the inevitable happens, she won’t be able to profit off of ‘marriage’ to Harry or what what it was like being in the royal family for a short time. Bottom line’s that she’s not a good choice for a lasting marriage and bring good press. She’s brought the wrong kind of press and social media interest that’s made the royal family look weak and common as she’s now representing them.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on September 17, 2018, 12:52:26 pm
^Sadly, she's representing America. UK can blame it on H for lacking eyesight to see, ears to hear, brain cells to see what she's really all about, class to go for a classy woman, but M is sadly degrading american women to cheap gold diggers who will stop at nothing to gain money and power unfairly and will fight dirty to get what they want and that it's their way or the highway.  :angry:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on September 17, 2018, 01:59:00 pm
It still comes back to why Harry chose someone like this with so much baggage and who continues to do her own thing. She’s not marriage material as she had a short marriage before, possibly two according to gossip and was living with a man at the same time she took up with Harry. When linked to Harry, she continued to play games with the press and on social media to make sure he’s stuck with her. He seemed to have gotten rid of her around Christmas 2016 and showed the photographers who allegedly she brought to Skippy’s wedding in Jamaica that they weren’t a couple, but she continued on all throughout 2017 with her games even after getting booted out of the polo match. Then something happened during IG in Toronto and here we are now.  :dontknow: Possible reasons: distraction for Waity being absent in public for months so Meghan’s the focus for the press as things are being worked out behind the scenes as what to do with her and giving content for the ITV documentary on the queen’s role in the commonwealth as she now passes down to the next generation Charles on down. Once that documentary airs perhaps Meghan will finally be gone. Her six months is up this month early October according to Samantha Cohen who was said that she’ll have six months training. We know that she’s getting no real training. I’m sure she’s signed an NDA so when the inevitable happens, she won’t be able to profit off of ‘marriage’ to Harry or what what it was like being in the royal family for a short time. Bottom line’s that she’s not a good choice for a lasting marriage and bring good press. She’s brought the wrong kind of press and social media interest that’s made the royal family look weak and common as she’s now representing them.

A woman who has divorced is not necessarily "not marriage material." Theoretically a person who never married can be classified as not marriage material. They can be judged as set in their ways. A woman who has been married and divorced can meet a partner and the relationship "takes."  Betty Ford was divorced and her second marriage "took" till death did them part. And I can cite numerous examples. I don't believe there was more than one previous marriage for Meghan. The royals would not allow the deception. I think it gossip.

Whatever she did with the media she could not have "made" Harry marry her. He is not shy about ditching women.

Honestly I don't think any of them get "training."


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on September 17, 2018, 04:33:00 pm
Harry was never raised well; by now he should be well mannered, well able to converse intelligently with a wide variety of people, and he should be well past playing to an image that is already well and truly expired.

It still comes back to why Harry chose someone like this with so much baggage and who continues to do her own thing. She’s not marriage material as she had a short marriage before, possibly two according to gossip and was living with a man at the same time she took up with Harry. When linked to Harry, she continued to play games with the press and on social media to make sure he’s stuck with her. He seemed to have gotten rid of her around Christmas 2016 and showed the photographers who allegedly she brought to Skippy’s wedding in Jamaica that they weren’t a couple, but she continued on all throughout 2017 with her games even after getting booted out of the polo match. Then something happened during IG in Toronto and here we are now.  :dontknow: Possible reasons: distraction for Waity being absent in public for months so Meghan’s the focus for the press as things are being worked out behind the scenes as what to do with her and giving content for the ITV documentary on the queen’s role in the commonwealth as she now passes down to the next generation Charles on down. Once that documentary airs perhaps Meghan will finally be gone. Her six months is up this month early October according to Samantha Cohen who was said that she’ll have six months training. We know that she’s getting no real training. I’m sure she’s signed an NDA so when the inevitable happens, she won’t be able to profit off of ‘marriage’ to Harry or what what it was like being in the royal family for a short time. Bottom line’s that she’s not a good choice for a lasting marriage and bring good press. She’s brought the wrong kind of press and social media interest that’s made the royal family look weak and common as she’s now representing them.

My grandmother was married to my abusive grandfather and she left him to save her life and save her children's lives; she was stigmatized by her own (Catholic) Church and I do believe that divorce is important if abuse is involved or any other form of dysfunction.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on September 17, 2018, 05:51:54 pm
Harry and Meghan will MISS a 'very special' 70th birthday bash Camilla is planning for Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace - because it clashes with their upcoming royal tour
According to Vanity Fair, Camilla is set to host a dinner at the palace on October 25th, three weeks before the Prince of Wales' birthday, which actually falls on November 14th.
According to the report, the diary clash is why the Duke and Duchess were determined to make an appearance at a Buckingham Palace garden party earlier this year in honour of Prince Charles' milestone birthday - despite the fact it was held just two days after their Windsor Castle wedding.
The Duke and Duchess are understood to have delayed their honeymoon in order to attend.  
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6176183/Meghan-Harry-miss-Prince-Charles-70th-birthday-party.html
Love the video where they’re being booted out of the event in May with Camilla giving Meghan the kiss off.  :tehe:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on September 17, 2018, 05:55:20 pm
 I'm sure that Charles has at least ten more birthday parties on his 70th birthday tour. No worries. What an ego


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on September 17, 2018, 06:08:26 pm
He's only turning 70?  Would've thought older.  75 maybe.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: buflesse on September 17, 2018, 06:33:05 pm
I wonder how much money is being spent so this ridiculous man can have party after party to celebrate one day.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on September 17, 2018, 06:45:40 pm
I suspect that the only reason that H &M are shipped to Oz is to not have to invite them to the parties with friends.  lol
70 is a big jubilee. I'll give C a pass for it.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on September 17, 2018, 11:50:01 pm
I think Charles will have the biggest party on the day of his birthday and H and M will be there.  I think it overkill or him to have all these celebrations. It's Marie Antoinette like IMO. 75 is the landmark not 70 but in 5 years he can have another "big" birthday. I think he has a huge ego.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: leogirl on September 18, 2018, 08:23:51 am
Every 10 years is a landmark birthday. Party City has supplies for 13, 15 (Mis Quince), Sweet 16, 21, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90 and 100.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on September 18, 2018, 02:05:09 pm
I think Charles will avail himself of a 75th birthday celebration (s). Junor could gift him another book written by herself about how "great" the man is.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on September 18, 2018, 02:20:39 pm
Let's watch it.  This is not the PC thread.  YM


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on September 19, 2018, 09:48:01 am
Charles strikes me as a man who is careful whom he wants on his parties. That said, on the garden party for his birthday right after the wedding M was escorted out and she shimmied up the stairs. The garden party that Camilla is throwing for him is conveniently when they are not at home. Given that pattern, I wouldn't be surprised that on his actual birthday he goes to a soup kitchen to meet with the ordinary people he will soon call subjects .. to look good but also to invite H &M to show off their culinary and fauxmanitarian skills to their fullest.

^ I hope I wasn't too much out of line here. If I was feel free to delete the comment.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on September 19, 2018, 12:14:29 pm
Her interview was about 3 minutes long and was filmed the day before the wedding. She’s wearing the same dress that she wore to arrive to the hotel. We know she doesn’t wear repeat outfits, so it would make sense that it was filmed on 18 of May.
https://t.umblr.com/redirect?z=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailymail.co.uk%2Ffemail%2Farticle-6183839%2FMeghan-reunited-spectacular-wedding-gown-new-royal-documentary.html&t=ZjhiNzEyMjE4MDFhNmJmYzE2ZTRjMTRjYzEyZTk4NjcxN2YwOTAyYyxlZDQ4ZWQ0M2M2YmEyMjRiY2MyYzNiZjBlNDA2ODJiNTNkZjFiMTYy

Veil wasn’t Meghan’s idea. She makes other people’s ideas hers.
https://78.media.tumblr.com/ce1d7a833588feea0bfd41a150e92c39/tumblr_pfafg0cY9u1xpn99lo4_1280.jpg
https://78.media.tumblr.com/ce1d7a833588feea0bfd41a150e92c39/tumblr_pfafg0cY9u1xpn99lo4_1280.jpg


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on September 19, 2018, 12:39:35 pm
Timed out.
Sweet moment Meghan is reunited with her spectacular wedding gown for new royal documentary – four months after she wore it to walk down the aisle watched by millions
The Duchess' face lights up as she gazes at her veil in a fleeting scene from the trailer for Queen of the World, a two-part ITV show exploring the Queen's role as head of the Commonwealth.
Meghan can be seen delicately handling the elaborate veil, which was embroidered with flowers from each of the 53 Commonwealth nations at the Duchess' request, as well as wintersweet - which grows in the garden at Nottingham Cottage, the home she shares with Prince Harry in the grounds of Kensington Palace - and the California poppy, a nod to her native state.
It's Meghan's first appearance in an official documentary as a member of the royal family.  :dontknow: It was before the wedding.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6183839/Meghan-reunited-spectacular-wedding-gown-new-royal-documentary.html

If she has two rings on then it was filmed after the wedding. I think that it’s before because of her dress. She’s never recycled any outfit.
Her interview was about 3 minutes long and was filmed the day before the wedding. She’s wearing the same dress that she wore to arrive to the hotel. We know she doesn’t wear repeat outfits, so it would make sense that it was filmed on 18 of May. If the show her hand and she has the wedding band on or she talks about the wedding then I’m wrong.  :cookie:
https://t.umblr.com/redirect?z=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailymail.co.uk%2Ffemail%2Farticle-6183839%2FMeghan-reunited-spectacular-wedding-gown-new-royal-documentary.html&t=ZjhiNzEyMjE4MDFhNmJmYzE2ZTRjMTRjYzEyZTk4NjcxN2YwOTAyYyxlZDQ4ZWQ0M2M2YmEyMjRiY2MyYzNiZjBlNDA2ODJiNTNkZjFiMTYy

Veil wasn’t Meghan’s idea. She makes other people’s ideas hers.
https://78.media.tumblr.com/ce1d7a833588feea0bfd41a150e92c39/tumblr_pfafg0cY9u1xpn99lo4_1280.jpg
https://78.media.tumblr.com/ce1d7a833588feea0bfd41a150e92c39/tumblr_pfafg0cY9u1xpn99lo4_1280.jpg
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Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on September 19, 2018, 03:16:03 pm
Charles strikes me as a man who is careful whom he wants on his parties. That said, on the garden party for his birthday right after the wedding M was escorted out and she shimmied up the stairs. The garden party that Camilla is throwing for him is conveniently when they are not at home. Given that pattern, I wouldn't be surprised that on his actual birthday he goes to a soup kitchen to meet with the ordinary people he will soon call subjects .. to look good but also to invite H &M to show off their culinary and fauxmanitarian skills to their fullest.

^ I hope I wasn't too much out of line here. If I was feel free to delete the comment.

Camilla has to be careful the way she behaves--there are those who remember where she came from and how she acted. Like Madam DuBarry her background is not so tidy. She is not one to pass judgment on Meghan. Meghan could retaliate and have a party for Harry when Camilla is unavailable but of course she has to be careful the way she behaves. I think there will be a party on Charles actual birthday where it will be one big happy family and lots of "friendly" photo ops.

Also, Meghan and Harry could knock the old couple off the headlines. And even the negative reactions would bring up the comments 10x the ones that Charles gets on his unbirthday.

I think Camilla is a mess in many ways. And one day if she plays these little tricks it will come back to bite her. If she survives Charles she'll have to get used to being placed in the background and having no say in anything.

I have to laugh at the image of Charles at a soup kitchen pointing and looking goofy which IMO he would be. I'd like to see that actually, him in his Edwardian outfit and she in a sloppy outfit grinning inappropriately. Actually it might be entertaining for me.

A very happy unbirthday to Charles.

It's a good sign to me if Camilla does not like Meghan .It's better than her liking her.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on September 19, 2018, 03:40:40 pm
I started in the Charles court an unbirthday thread. I think it time for it to have its own space outside of Meghan's and Harry's tour


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Snowpea on September 19, 2018, 03:59:18 pm
Charles strikes me as a man who is careful whom he wants on his parties. That said, on the garden party for his birthday right after the wedding M was escorted out and she shimmied up the stairs. The garden party that Camilla is throwing for him is conveniently when they are not at home. Given that pattern, I wouldn't be surprised that on his actual birthday he goes to a soup kitchen to meet with the ordinary people he will soon call subjects .. to look good but also to invite H &M to show off their culinary and fauxmanitarian skills to their fullest.

^ I hope I wasn't too much out of line here. If I was feel free to delete the comment.

Camilla has to be careful the way she behaves--there are those who remember where she came from and how she acted. Like Madam DuBarry her background is not so tidy. She is not one to pass judgment on Meghan. Meghan could retaliate and have a party for Harry when Camilla is unavailable but of course she has to be careful the way she behaves. I think there will be a party on Charles actual birthday where it will be one big happy family and lots of "friendly" photo ops.

Also, Meghan and Harry could knock the old couple off the headlines. And even the negative reactions would bring up the comments 10x the ones that Charles gets on his unbirthday.

I think Camilla is a mess in many ways. And one day if she plays these little tricks it will come back to bite her. If she survives Charles she'll have to get used to being placed in the background and having no say in anything.

I have to laugh at the image of Charles at a soup kitchen pointing and looking goofy which IMO he would be. I'd like to see that actually, him in his Edwardian outfit and she in a sloppy outfit grinning inappropriately. Actually it might be entertaining for me.

A very happy unbirthday to Charles.

It's a good sign to me if Camilla does not like Meghan .It's better than her liking her.

This isn't about Charles and Camilla.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on September 19, 2018, 04:00:24 pm
It seems to me that the royals have their tours booked way in advance of any other parties that may be thrown. This chuck's bday stuff is nonsense as he is having many parties and not all relatives go to every party. I am sure that Meg didn't have the brilliant idea of flowers of the Commonwealth other than she was told to do something since they are to be the representatives of the Commonwealth youth. Maybe flowers or flags were suggested and she chose flowers. No one else did politics on their veils that I am aware of. I could be wrong on that by the way.  I am sure this role for Harry was decided when they got serious and were going to marry eventually. Andrew needed a role carved out for him and now Harry does. So this is it and Megs being interested in international affairs in her past fit in for him to take this role on under Charles of course. If Charles hadn't been tagged to be head, Harry would not have had this role. And I am not sure what they would have chosen for him. Eventually, he will be tossed aside like Andrew when the sprogs grow up and need their own roles IF the monarchy.  survives Charles and William. Whether the Murks is still around is an unknown factor.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on September 19, 2018, 04:01:38 pm
 I was responding to the premise that camilla waited until Meghan and Harry were away to have the party.

I just started any talk about Charles birthday or unbirthdays on the Charles toxic court thread or does it deserve a new thread about his 70th birthday.  We can take the conversation there, old thread or new thread.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on September 19, 2018, 04:07:22 pm
@Sandy  Let's face it, Chuck is so uninteresting to talk about other than how the wool is pulled over the public in supporting him in his expensive role. As much as I find the Murks distasteful, she is interesting. So let's leave the boring out of this thread. I agree with you.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Snowpea on September 19, 2018, 04:11:11 pm
Merchandise Megs is only interesting when her true, trashy nature is revealed to all. To try to boost her popularity on the back on this tragedy is beyond disgusting and low, but par for the course for this foreign trailer trash.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on September 19, 2018, 05:26:13 pm
Proof that Meghan’s bit was done the day before the wedding.
However, the Duchess wore a £1,450 navy dress by Mouret the day before her wedding, as she arrived at the Cliveden Hotel with mother Doria.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6185293/Meghans-fashion-designer-friend-Roland-Mouret-reveals-never-imagined-dress-royalty.html#article-6185293

^true.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: CathyJane on September 19, 2018, 05:51:37 pm
"Reunited" with her wedding dress?! Was it lost?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Cali San D on September 19, 2018, 05:57:27 pm
^^^Merchy Megs, I like as a new nickname.  :tehe:

^^How strange that she took part in a documentary about the Queen a day before she became an "official" royal with the wedding, that's weird.  :-

For a second I didn't want to believe that she filmed a day prior to her wedding, but this pic shows the same earrings?  :dontknow:
https://cdn.newsapi.com.au/image/v1/8c55c046f7682f0f3ef5f2282233b206

Another way, as you say windsor2, that the RF is bending over backwards for her. Can you imagine if Kate did an interview about her gown prior to the wedding day?  :o  :bat:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on September 19, 2018, 07:02:54 pm
To me this shows that she’s nothing to do with the royal family and she’s in a pr relationship with Harry. She’s been calling the shots since the engagement and KP would announce engagements after Mio Scobie tweeted the news first. The wedding was too modern and can be argued that they’re not legally married under the Church of England and the royal decree. Since the day she was linked to Harry, she became a pr nightmare for them as she used whatever she could to sink her teeth into Harry, the most damning was the race card. She’s being exposed as an opportunist and a liar as well as a gold digger and user. Now her using the women to get herself a cookbook is real low.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on September 19, 2018, 07:13:54 pm
The only thing that makes sense with her being treated like a spouse before she was one is because she was one. Everything fits for me if it is considered that these two dolts got carried away, Harry had heard all the requests for patience and forced the thing with a civil ceremony in Africa.   And that’s ok if they did but things add up easily then.

The walk to church, her housing, sudden inflow of funding, protection, her smug face, this doc filming, blah blah.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: buflesse on September 19, 2018, 07:41:38 pm
I do believe it was done after the wedding and she was just rewearing the stuff to recreate the night before the wedding. However you never know.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on September 19, 2018, 07:51:26 pm
The royals don't allow "pre-weddings." Maybe leeways could be given to distant cousins but Harry is the second son of the heir to the throne. They had a wedding ceremony not a blessing. If they were told only a civil ceremony and blessing the civil ceremony would have taken place in the registery office the same day.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on September 19, 2018, 08:04:09 pm
I can choose to believe what makes sense to me. 


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on September 19, 2018, 08:07:35 pm
I do think that Meg and Harry are both addicted to vacations and are eager for more and more parties. Their lives are not stressful, but for some reason they just seem determined to blow off as much steam as possible.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Fly on the wall on September 19, 2018, 08:07:41 pm
The only thing that makes sense with her being treated like a spouse before she was one is because she was one. Everything fits for me if it is considered that these two dolts got carried away, Harry had heard all the requests for patience and forced the thing with a civil ceremony in Africa.   And that’s ok if they did but things add up easily then.

The walk to church, her housing, sudden inflow of funding, protection, her smug face, this doc filming, blah blah.

 You never know maybe that zulu African wedding ceremony did happen or something like that. could have been a Commitment Ceremony and it happen during the August b-day trip


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on September 19, 2018, 08:10:44 pm
The royals don't allow "pre-weddings." Maybe leeways could be given to distant cousins but Harry is the second son of the heir to the throne. They had a wedding ceremony not a blessing. If they were told only a civil ceremony and blessing the civil ceremony would have taken place in the registery office the same day.

There seems to be a lot of things that brf does that doesn't usually or ever allow or do when they are around M.

^Make total sense, especially the Christmas invitation to the royal estate and the lunch.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on September 19, 2018, 08:13:19 pm
^^A commitment ceremony!  That’s the phrase I was searching for.  Thanks, Fly.

It fits.  And the whole thing had to roll forward.  Adds up to me anywho.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on September 19, 2018, 08:28:54 pm
The only thing that makes sense with her being treated like a spouse before she was one is because she was one. Everything fits for me if it is considered that these two dolts got carried away, Harry had heard all the requests for patience and forced the thing with a civil ceremony in Africa.   And that’s ok if they did but things add up easily then.

The walk to church, her housing, sudden inflow of funding, protection, her smug face, this doc filming, blah blah.
You never know maybe that zulu African wedding ceremony did happen or something like that. could have been a Commitment Ceremony and it happen during the August b-day trip

I think that is what happened; Harry decided in a spur of the moment rush of 'love' that he would commit himself, did so, and therefore Meg was able to claim him in a way that he was in fact married to her and any other proposal or engagement or marriage would be bigamy. Clever really.

I never thought anyone could do any worse than what William did, but I do believe that Harry really topped William. I do believe that William did this behind his family's back and now Harry likely did worse and now both princes pulled things that even Fergie never had the guts to do.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on September 19, 2018, 08:56:31 pm
Supposedly Will and Jecca had a "pretend engagement" and a fertility dance in Africa that sealed the deal. But Kate took over after that.

I don't think Harry had any preliminary obligation he just went ahead and proposed.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on September 20, 2018, 04:05:24 am
Prince Harry's Friends Reportedly Aren't Here for Meghan Markle and Her "Trendy Lefty Views"

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Meghan Markle is truly living a blessed life over in Kensington Palace, but apparently she and Prince Harry are having some low-key issues with his friends. Or rather, they're having issues with Meghan.

"Her politics are an issue," Lady Colin Campbell (a confidant of Princess Diana, and slightly controversial figure due to a book she wrote on the Queen's marriage) tells The Daily Beast. "She is ultra-liberal and that trendy-lefty stuff does not go down well with some of Harry’s friends."
https://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/royals/prince-harrys-friends-reportedly-arent-here-for-meghan-markle-and-her-trendy-lefty-views/ar-BBNxXlp?li=BBnb7Kz&ocid=mailsignout


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: CarryingOn on September 20, 2018, 04:25:07 am
If true, then I'm sure it's the trendy that they don't like, not her being a "lefty".


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on September 20, 2018, 04:29:42 am
His friends hunt. Of course they don't like her.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on September 20, 2018, 05:05:57 am
'Her politics are an issue': Diana's friend Lady Colin Campbell claims Meghan is struggling to bond with some of Harry's friends because of her 'trendy lefty' views
Adjusting to life as a royal is no easy feat and apparently Meghan is having some trouble when it comes to members of Harry's inner circle due to her 'trendy lefty' views.
'She is ultra-liberal and that trendy-lefty stuff does not go down well with some of Harry’s friends,' she told The Daily Beast. 'He has introduced her to them all at parties and weddings and private dinners, but she is very anti- a lot of the things that their world functions upon, such as shooting.
She added that the former Suits star may be better equipped than most to deal with the solitary side of royal life because of her past as an actress, saying that Princess Diana struggled.   ??? Nothing genuine about an actress who’s always on when the cameras are around and not. She’s fake.
With so many leaks to tabloids — and her own family frequently talking to the press about her — it makes sense that she would limit her relationships to people who won't blab to news outlets as 'anonymous sources' with inside scoop.
These trustworthy friends include her makeup artist, Daniel Martin, and her stylist BFF Jessica Mulroney — whom she secretly flew out to in Toronto in August to visit.  :tehe: she trust her so called friends who talk about her in the press.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6185707/Harrys-friends-dont-like-Meghans-trendy-left-views.html


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on September 20, 2018, 05:20:18 am
I think Lady Colin is on point; Meg has no interest whatsoever in adhering to their value system mainly since she thinks she knows it all. All climbers do, that is what makes them so infuriating and impossible to deal with. She's come into their way of life and is already jerking everything about it around. Everything she is doing is giving the leftist movement in the UK more ammunition to use against them and I am sure they are livid that neither Harry or William or their idiot wives understand the stakes. I do believe that many aristocrats and gentry are looking at a future where they not only lose the institution, but lose their ancestral way of life. Really, I am certain that they are already paranoid about a revolution looting their castles/palaces and of course who knows what else. If the nation loses prestige, so do they by association.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on September 20, 2018, 09:25:03 am
^^ Clever girl. Pointing out what's wrong with the shady character is like a preemptove strike against the race card.  Very well done. And publicly.

^ Aren't they all. The problem with M is, imo, not only her 'my way is the best way' thinking. The problem is that her way is ingenuos, deceitful, use-abuse-discard and indecent. It's not that the aristos are not from this century. It is her who is not a decent person.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: CarryingOn on September 20, 2018, 01:38:08 pm
Exactly. She's fake from head to toe. She doesn't believe in any of the crap she spews.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Snowpea on September 20, 2018, 02:41:20 pm
His friends hunt. Of course they don't like her.

Harry hunts - hope he starts hating her soon, too.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on September 20, 2018, 03:21:16 pm
Well I liked her for not liking hunting as most Californians do not hunt. And Harry will not give up hunting cuz he like spilling blood too much with the boys. Telling is when they have kids and they are forced to hunt. Course Megan drops values right and left so maybe she'll get into hunting herself if need be.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on September 20, 2018, 03:27:03 pm
No way will Harry give up hunting. His future children will also hunt. Meghan may end up picking up those dead birds


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on September 20, 2018, 04:01:24 pm
I bet that big game hunting in Africa rhino conservation is not the only reason H's friends don't like the bossy, smothering and overly opinionated Cali.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on September 20, 2018, 04:39:51 pm
'Her politics are an issue': Diana's friend Lady Colin Campbell claims Meghan is struggling to bond with some of Harry's friends because of her 'trendy lefty' views
Adjusting to life as a royal is no easy feat and apparently Meghan is having some trouble when it comes to members of Harry's inner circle due to her 'trendy lefty' views.
'She is ultra-liberal and that trendy-lefty stuff does not go down well with some of Harry’s friends,' she told The Daily Beast. 'He has introduced her to them all at parties and weddings and private dinners, but she is very anti- a lot of the things that their world functions upon, such as shooting.
She added that the former Suits star may be better equipped than most to deal with the solitary side of royal life because of her past as an actress, saying that Princess Diana struggled.   ??? Nothing genuine about an actress who’s always on when the cameras are around and not. She’s fake.
With so many leaks to tabloids — and her own family frequently talking to the press about her — it makes sense that she would limit her relationships to people who won't blab to news outlets as 'anonymous sources' with inside scoop.
These trustworthy friends include her makeup artist, Daniel Martin, and her stylist BFF Jessica Mulroney — whom she secretly flew out to in Toronto in August to visit.  :tehe: she trust her so called friends who talk about her in the press.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6185707/Harrys-friends-dont-like-Meghans-trendy-left-views.html

That woman was never Diana's friend. She wrote some atrocious things about Diana. Diana ignored her. The DM passes along Fake news. I don't think the posh upper crust confide in Lady Campbell. She has no clue. IMO. Also,Prince Charles himself is liberal and he and his sons snubbed Donald Trump. they are so not conservative in outlook. A big welcome mat was out for Obama by Will and Harry (george dressed up in a bathrobe to greet Obama) but not Trump. I don't see how Charles and his sons can be conservative. though meghan is more liberal than they are--I don't know about harry's posh friends but Charles goes and espouses liberal causes.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: deGuernsey on September 20, 2018, 04:42:24 pm
^ The Daily Mail passes Fake News for the benefit of both KM and Murky. I wouldn't be surprised if Murky copied Council Carol(e) and got herself a DM journo on the take. Or if their benefactor got her one.  ;). How friendly is she with Tanna?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on September 20, 2018, 05:09:18 pm
'Her politics are an issue': Diana's friend Lady Colin Campbell claims Meghan is struggling to bond with some of Harry's friends because of her 'trendy lefty' views
Adjusting to life as a royal is no easy feat and apparently Meghan is having some trouble when it comes to members of Harry's inner circle due to her 'trendy lefty' views.
'She is ultra-liberal and that trendy-lefty stuff does not go down well with some of Harry’s friends,' she told The Daily Beast. 'He has introduced her to them all at parties and weddings and private dinners, but she is very anti- a lot of the things that their world functions upon, such as shooting.
She added that the former Suits star may be better equipped than most to deal with the solitary side of royal life because of her past as an actress, saying that Princess Diana struggled.   ??? Nothing genuine about an actress who’s always on when the cameras are around and not. She’s fake.
With so many leaks to tabloids — and her own family frequently talking to the press about her — it makes sense that she would limit her relationships to people who won't blab to news outlets as 'anonymous sources' with inside scoop.
These trustworthy friends include her makeup artist, Daniel Martin, and her stylist BFF Jessica Mulroney — whom she secretly flew out to in Toronto in August to visit.  :tehe: she trust her so called friends who talk about her in the press.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6185707/Harrys-friends-dont-like-Meghans-trendy-left-views.html
That woman was never Diana's friend. She wrote some atrocious things about Diana. Diana ignored her. The DM passes along Fake news. I don't think the posh upper crust confide in Lady Campbell. She has no clue. IMO. Also,Prince Charles himself is liberal and he and his sons snubbed Donald Trump. they are so not conservative in outlook. A big welcome mat was out for Obama by Will and Harry (george dressed up in a bathrobe to greet Obama) but not Trump. I don't see how Charles and his sons can be conservative. though meghan is more liberal than they are--I don't know about harry's posh friends but Charles goes and espouses liberal causes.

Thing is, the myth of unbiased royals is now revealed to be a sham as well. I wonder how fed up the courtiers are; they work hard to keep that worthless family on track and the BRF just gives them the finger, treats them as the enemy, and then basically goes ahead and wrecks each and every boundary that protects them. As it is, Charles has messed up by publicly supporting Tibet and angering the Chinese by not showing up at a state banquet because he is against their involvement in Tibet. So go figure, the UK government is dealing with trying to maintain equal ties and the BRF just has to screw it all up.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on September 20, 2018, 07:02:57 pm
^ I share that grief over the Tibet region and there's a lot more about China that is unsettling but his and M's views stem from completely different roots.

If there is a "perpetual prince syndrome" then he has it. We all have our opinions but when out in society not all of these thoughts are a good idea to share or act on. That said, I am with him on Tibet but if he had the crown on his head from an early age like his mom did he would have seen that his opinions bring a lot of weight and peril for his country, re: the Romanovs and denying them asylums or abdicating Edward VIII to cut off the allegiance to Hitler. With C the problem is, imo, that whatever his opinions are - it is not his place to share them publicly and if he had had the crown on his head he would have had to experience it's weight.

Megan on the other hand - she's, imo, one of those fake liberals who do stupid stuff just to "make a statement" cause showing how important you think you are is more important than making an actual impact.

For example - today she has spent probably around $5-8K for outfits and plane tickets for mom so that they can "deliver" a 3 min speech in front of impoverished women as part of promotion of her book, the book she profits from while most likely these women M claims to help will receive pennies on the dollar. The article calls her ultra liberal but imo she's not. Whatever and wherever the benefits are - this is where she will be. She's not pro feminism (training mommy to be her nanny), she's not against poverty ($$$$$$$ outfits), she's not pro-children (black attire on a visit to sick children). She's a fraud through and through and that includes her "liberalism", clearly seen today when thousands upon thousands were spent on her self-aggrandizing efforts while the people she claims to help are just props and unwilling listeners to her phony speech.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on September 20, 2018, 11:44:15 pm
Like most women of ill repute, she is whatever the occasion calls for; women like her adjust their persona to suit the occasion, i.e. the man they are with.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on September 22, 2018, 10:12:05 pm
Meghan Markle reveals secret memento from first date with Prince Harry was hidden inside her wedding dress
Meghan Markle has revealed how a memento from her first date with Prince Harry was hidden in the veil of her wedding dress.  :tehe:
The Duchess of Sussex gives away her secret in a new TV documentary when she comes face to face with the Givenchy gown for the first time since her wedding.
“My goodness, it’s amazing, isn’t it?” she says in ITV’s Queen and Commonwealth.
“Somewhere in here, there’s a piece of… did you see it?” she points out when inspecting her veil. “The piece of blue fabric that’s stitched inside. It was my something blue.   :tehe:
"It’s fabric from the dress that I wore on our first date. It’s nice to see it again. It’s beautiful.”
Revealing the significance of the flowers sewn into her 16ft veil, Meghan, 37, tells how it was important she made the gesture in tribute to the Royal family.  
She says: “For me, including some sort of representation of all 53 of the Commonwealth countries was key and I’d originally said to Clare Waight Keller, the designer, how can we incorporate that?
“Would it be the state flower, country flower of each place?
"And it was her idea to do wild flowers, which I think ended up being a really beautiful way to embody the feeling of it.”
Meghan said she kept the touching tribute to his family a secret from Harry until the big day in May.
“It was important for me, especially now being a part of the Royal Family, to have all 53 of the Commonwealth countries incorporated,” she says.
“I knew that it would be a fun surprise as well for my now husband, who didn’t know, and he was really over the moon to find out that I would make this choice for our day.
“And I think the other members of the family had a similar reaction.”
Former Suits actress Meghan adds: “I stuck in a couple of flowers that were important to me as well personally, but there is a California Poppy in there which has nothing to do with the Commonwealth, but it’s where I’m from.”
Meghan’s rare interview is part of a new two-part series offering a unique insight into the Queen as a figure on the global stage.
https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/meghan-markle-reveals-secret-memento-13289894


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on September 23, 2018, 02:17:49 am
Meghan's wedding secrets revealed: Duchess of Sussex had patch of fabric from the outfit she wore on first date with Harry sewn into dress as her 'something blue' on the big day
The Duchess of Sussex carried an intimate reminder of her first date with Prince Harry when she walked down the aisle, ITV’s new royal documentary reveals.
As her ‘something blue’ from the traditional bride’s rhyme, Meghan asked to have stitched into the lining of her wedding dress a patch of fabric from the outfit she wore on the blind date when she met the Prince for the first time.
Hearing the revelation, a female curator of the Royal Collection at Buckingham Palace, where the dress is due to go on display, replied: ‘Oh, that’s about the most romantic thing I’ve heard.’  :o
In another touching scene, Meghan is shown admiring her 15ft wedding veil, which famously featured embroidered floral decorations representing all 53 Commonwealth nations.
Meghan said it was her idea to incorporate the symbolism in a design which mirrored that of the Queen’s Coronation gown in 1953.
The Duchess revealed that the embroidery had been intended as ‘a fun surprise for my now husband, who didn’t know, and he was really over the moon to find out that I would make this choice for our day together’.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6197511/Meghan-Duchess-Sussex-patch-fabric-date-Harry-sewn-wedding-dress.html
Why’s it saying it’s to be displayed at Buckingham Palace?
Comments:
Angel of mercy, Heaven, Antarctica, 2 minutes ago
Her nose is growing just like Pinocchio LMAO!

daisydancer, London, United Kingdom, 7 minutes ago
Trust Meghan to make it about her AGAIN when it is meant to celebrate the Queen .  :thumbsup:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Cali San D on September 23, 2018, 06:09:31 am
^Oh, please, more like the blue fabric from the thong she wore when she banged Harry the first time.  :laugh: Or maybe she wasn't wearing any. :ick:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on September 23, 2018, 06:37:35 pm
'We've been relying on each other a lot!' Serena Williams reveals she TEXTED Meghan Markle after her US Open outburst.... as she gushes over her 'long-time' friend and her 'historic' wedding to Prince Harry
Serena Williams says she and longtime friend Meghan Markle 'have been relying on each other' as they cope with media scrutiny.
In an interview with Australian news program The Sunday Project, Serena, 36, revealed that she was in touch with the Duchess of Sussex, 37, following her controversial US Open outburst on September 8th.
'We were actually just texting each other this morning,' the tennis legend gushed during the interview, which was filmed three days after her on-court antics generated worldwide headlines.
Serena and her husband Alexis Ohanian attended Meghan's wedding to Prince Harry back in May.
'You said afterwards that you were excited by how much influence there was of the African American culture. Why were you so thrilled by that?' The Sunday Project's interviewer Lisa Wilkinson asked.  :bored:
'We have known each other for a long time, but we really kind of are relying on each other right a lot recently,' she laughed.  :bored: sucking up to a nobody. she's been in the public eye for years and has managed to deal with it for years prior to Meghan.
'To have such a monumental moment in England, nonetheless of all the places, I felt like we were literally watching history. I feel like in a few years we are going to look back at that moment and it's going to be so historic. It's going to be something that people never forget.  :bored: at how bad and contrive the whole thing was; pushing pc inclusion, diversity lies and not actually watching 2 people in love getting married.
'The whole service was really wonderful, and most of all I just wanted to see my friend be happy. And I think that's what happened.'  ??? if she's your true friend, you'd knw if she was happy or not.
According to Metro, Serena and Meghan reportedly first met at the 2010 Super Bowl in Miami and have been friends ever since.  :bored: pr friends. Serena didn't talk to Meghan when they were both seen in the parking lot of polo, where Maghan was snooping through Harry's car and only Serena's husband caought her.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-6198605/Serena-Williams-reveals-TEXTED-Meghan-Markle-Open-outburst.html
Comments:
AllyCat7, New York City, United States, 27 minutes ago
Shouldn't Meghan have texted HER to check up on her? That's what I would have done if I were Serena's friend. Meg isn't all that great of a friend.
AmusedByItAll, Somewhere, United States, 38 minutes ago
Two divas egging each other on. At least one of them actually has talent.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on September 23, 2018, 10:30:43 pm
^^ Why not sow some fabric from her wedding to Trevor as the "something old"

^ Totally agree with the comments. Serena's meltdown is on her and she needs to man up and own her actions. However, she's still a tennis legend and her track record is indisputable. M's claim to fame is, on the other hand, getting a ring from a prince.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on September 23, 2018, 11:32:23 pm
Serena landed a mega rich guy so they have a great combined bank account.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Fly on the wall on September 24, 2018, 12:07:24 am
 ^^Yup can't take that away from Serena she has talent she is a G.O.A.T and hope she comes back next year when tennis season starts again. Williams sisters come a long way from the young women on court with beads in their hair to now


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: CarryingOn on September 24, 2018, 12:52:25 am
Serena is highly accomplished. That's why I don't understand these PR games. Many people already love her for what she's accomplished in tennis.

If you were really friends with Murky, she would've texted you after the incident even if you had to answer her texts later.  The event was on a running update on all news and social media sites and apps and there would be no need for her to text Murky immediately, anyway. Serena comes from a tight knit family. She has a sister who has always been there for her. It would make more sense for her to text her.

She claims she and Murky are depending on one another now although they've supposedly known each other for years. Why so? Why are you just now depending on her? This just makes her look ridiculous. She's a grown a$$, nearing 40, highly accomplished black tennis star who has overcome so much adversity and racism to get to where she is today. Now all of a sudden she claims she needs to depend on a privileged twit whose never experienced any true adversity in her life at all, has spent her entire life trading on her ambiguous features a white identity, and only accomplishment is being one role and that was a supporting character that was non important to the show? How can she at all help you get through anything? Nonsense.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on September 24, 2018, 01:18:34 am
^very true uless she needs to play the pr game to further her fashion business that would require constant exposure to get new customers. I think though her association with this grifter cheapens her a bit though.
Something happened because new comments have stopped being posted over 7 hours ago.
Kittykatz228, Somewhere in the US, United States, about 7 hours ago
Plz long time friends is not a friend you only had for 2 years.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-6198605/Serena-Williams-reveals-TEXTED-Meghan-Markle-Open-outburst.html#comments

Mghan's bit for the documentary on the queen and the commonwealth was said to be 3 minutes. We might've seen the whole bit, so her bit should be edited out. She might be a bit obsessed with Diana becasue she had something blue, a ribbon, sewed inside the waist of her gown and now Meghan wants to say that she had a blue peiece of clothfrom her first date with Harry sewed into the viel. IMO, there;s so many other ways to have incorporated the blue into the wedding than copying, in a sense Diana.  :bored:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Cali San D on September 24, 2018, 01:39:05 am
Serena is a GOAT, but she has become pathetic as of late through social media and her association with Meg. I tried to post the comment on the DM article that Megs wasn't even at Serena's baby shower or wedding, some friend.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: CarryingOn on September 24, 2018, 03:21:02 am
^ Nor was she at Serena's wedding. She wasn't invited to either of these events. Those are things that one would surely invite their so-called close friend to and the friend would make it to when they're like Murky and has absolutely zero going on. There are no pictures over of the years of these two casually hanging out that would suggest that she and Serena are friends. Any photos are from events and Murky looks like any other fan that Serena would run into.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on September 24, 2018, 05:07:28 am
She claims she and Murky are depending on one another now although they've supposedly known each other for years. Why so? Why are you just now depending on her? This just makes her look ridiculous. She's a grown a$$, nearing 40, highly accomplished black tennis star who has overcome so much adversity and racism to get to where she is today. Now all of a sudden she claims she needs to depend on a privileged twit whose never experienced any true adversity in her life at all, has spent her entire life trading on her ambiguous features a white identity, and only accomplishment is being one role and that was a supporting character that was non important to the show? How can she at all help you get through anything? Nonsense.

Just recently Serena has made a complete fool of herself and a disaster of the win of the new champion Naomi Osaka. She also has a huge streak of a victim mentality (something she showed during her disgraceful behavior after losing the US Open) and I am fed up with this persecution complex that Serena has established.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Snowpea on September 24, 2018, 05:09:51 am
^^ Why not sow some fabric from her wedding to Trevor as the "something old"

^ Totally agree with the comments. Serena's meltdown is on her and she needs to man up and own her actions. However, she's still a tennis legend and her track record is indisputable. M's claim to fame is, on the other hand, getting a ring from a prince.

Something blue? Her Daddy? Harry's hand from her squeezing off the blood supply to it constantly? Charles' wallet from constantly being emptied?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kins on September 24, 2018, 01:37:32 pm
"The world's most famous wedding dress"???? Really???  :- ???


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Snowpea on September 24, 2018, 03:30:07 pm
 :akasha:

I'll take Delusions from a Unwashed, cheap and grating Foreign Sk#nk and Grifter for 1000, Alex.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on September 24, 2018, 05:47:41 pm
Harry and Meghan go Dutch at three-day party to celebrate the opening of Amsterdam's new branch of celebrity hangout Soho House
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex reportedly joined a bevvy of celebrity friends this weekend to celebrate the latest outpost of A-list favourite, Soho House.The royal couple are said to have partied alongside actors Douglas Booth, Eddie Redmayne and Jenna Coleman, as well as comedian Michael McIntyre and presenter Nick Grimshaw to mark the opening of Soho House Amsterdam.   The ‘highly selective’ club charges members some £830 a year for admittance to one house and £1,500 for its 'houses’ across the world.Romance blossomed for Prince Harry and former actress Meghan at Soho’s Cotswolds Farmhouse, famously labelled the ‘Butlins for toffs’. +1The royal couple (pictured on September 4) are said to have partied alongside A-list guests to mark the opening of Soho House AmsterdamSoho House opened its Amsterdam club over the weekend in a 1930s building on the Singel Canal. Marking the occasion alongside founder Nick Jones were model Lily Cole, singer Ella Eyre, designer Henry Holland, actor Stanley Tucci and presenter, Richard Bacon. According to the Evening Standard, guests in Amsterdam enjoyed a Saturday evening meal at Italian restaurant Cecconi’s before a Sunday brunch.  Soho House properties have sprung up in fashionable locations from Barcelona to Malibu to Amsterdam and it has also branched out into other areas such as the Cowshed spas and Electric cinemas. Earlier this year Meghan was reportedly whisked off to Soho Farmhouse, in Oxfordshire, for a two-night stay with some of her closest friends ahead of her wedding.Soho House opened its Amsterdam club over the weekend in a 1930s building on the Singel CanalThe private members’ club-cum-hotel in the Cotswolds has become a haven for stars who want to go under the radar.The £6,000-a-night Soho Farmhouse boasts celebrity guests such as Eddie Redmayne, Mark Ronson, Poppy Delevingne and George and Amal Clooney.It also holds fond memories for Meghan as she had previously stayed there with former Made In Chelsea star Millie Mackintosh and visited twice with fiance Harry, 33, during their whirlwind romance last year.Founded by Nick Jones, the entrepreneur husband of Desert Island Discs presenter Kirsty Young, Soho House has for two decades been held up as the epitome of louche British cool.   Jones owns 10 per cent of the Soho House business. He is backed by U.S. billionaire Ron Burkle, who owns 60 per cent, and tycoon Richard Caring, who owns 30 per cent.The club forbids the taking of photos of VIP celebrity guests with phone cameras. One couple who surreptitiously tried to get guests David and Victoria Beckham into the background of their selfie had their memberships revoked.  Kensington Palace declined to comment.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6202097/Harry-Meghan-celebrate-opening-Amsterdam-branch-Soho-House.html
Nothing but a cheap h*
Comment:
penelope clare, newcastle, United Kingdom, 13 minutes ago
Look up the major shareholder in Soho House, he is an American billionaire who was ousted from his place on the Clinton Foundation because " he is a scandal waiting ton happen " . This is the kind of person whose business interests a royal is promoting. I would never have thought it possible but everyday Harry and MM are allowed to break the rules. We need an independent overseer with the authority to tell the royals " NO " you can't do this. The Queen , clearly, has no influence over them .They are taking advantage of her age and Philip no longer being an everyday presence.
 


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on September 24, 2018, 07:38:15 pm
So he's partying in Amsterdam, which is a place that is flush with sex trafficking and both are partying with celebs who would have never known that Meg exists and all the while, Britain is in a full blown free fall of deterioration. It's fascinating to see the decadence of a collapsing dynasty. All four people (the Cambs and Sussexes) are determined to party like crazy and are determined to have the time of their existence as the entire country falls apart, the dynasty steadily loses credibility, and the institution is done away with. It's like the BRF are determined to get Corbyn elected and basically instigate a reign of terror via Comrade Corbyn.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: CathyJane on September 24, 2018, 10:43:09 pm
^^ Why not sow some fabric from her wedding to Trevor as the "something old"

^ Totally agree with the comments. Serena's meltdown is on her and she needs to man up and own her actions. However, she's still a tennis legend and her track record is indisputable. M's claim to fame is, on the other hand, getting a ring from a prince.

Something blue? Her Daddy? Harry's hand from her squeezing off the blood supply to it constantly? Charles' wallet from constantly being emptied?


These are fabulous, Snowpea!  :laugh:



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on September 24, 2018, 11:32:08 pm
I think Charles is a cheapskate except when it comes to himself. I would be surprised if he gives her all that money. She may get freebies.



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on September 25, 2018, 03:40:12 am
I’m baffled by Harry even being allowed to be a member of Soho House given the people that frequent there. Sometimes I think that security should be pulled off some members of the royal family because they don’t seem to listen and constantly do dumb stuff like Mehgan.  bignono


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Rosella on September 25, 2018, 04:09:45 am
I think Meghan and Harry were at Nick Jones's 55th birthday party in Amsterdam. Jones is a friend of the Prince of Wales as well, and Charles has opened several buildings in the Soho House empire, including a London club years ago.

Soho House enterprises is perfectly respectable, actually. It provides hotel, restaurant and bar facilities in the one place for young corporate types. I posted a link to what Nick Jones is doing to expand his holdings here a couple of days ago.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on September 25, 2018, 05:15:08 am
Young corporate types? Meg was not a member of corporate America and she most certainly was not someone who got in because of her impeccable Hollywood career or diplomatic credentials. Real question, how did she get that kind of access despite not having any kind of solid status that would make sense to her being there as an equal to everyone else around her? She came from nothing, really didn't make much of a solid career in diplomacy or acting, so really, it makes no sense. She never made much of a business that would put her on the map as a desirable name to have attached to the membership roster.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Rosella on September 25, 2018, 05:59:59 am
Markus Anderson is Ontario-born and was a consultant for the first Canadian Soho House which opened in Toronto. He had worked in London but went back to Toronto to help open the club. Toronto is a great city but I'm not sure that members of the cast of a US cable show filming in Toronto would be knocked back for membership. The city isn't that replete with celebrities and actors which would help publicise this new venture. Meghan struck up a friendship with Markus that has lasted.

There are all sorts of people that go to Soho clubs, among them actors. Eddie Redmayne and his wife were reportedly seen enjoying a breakfast at the new Amsterdam club. And as I said, Nick Jones is a friend of Charles. He's developed this concept of all in one niche hotel, bar, club, restaurant in buildings all over the place now, including North America.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on September 25, 2018, 06:53:20 am
I doubt that the Soho houses are perfectly respectable. If there's smoke there's fire and there's been quite a lot of rumors that these houses are disreputable the least. As for Nick Jones being friend of Charles - that's not something to boast about. A lot of Charles' friends are now mixed up in sex scandals so most likely Charles doesn't choose his friends well.

But hey, 3 days in Amsterdam, I'm sure that Meg was missing the recreational fun she's reportedly been very fond of in Toronto.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on September 25, 2018, 08:01:37 am
I don't think Meg and Harry have any clue that hanging around Amsterdam is a bad place to be associated with; sex trafficking is HUGE there and I don't think Meg was on par with the members who actually accomplished something. I mean really, after the rumors regarding her past and I do not think that she or Harry has any self awareness. My real pity goes out to the courtiers who basically have to keep this managed as best as possible and Harry and Meg are inconsiderate in all of the hard work that the courtiers put into keeping them on some semblance of an actual track.

Interesting historical fact: When Marie Antoinette was Queen, she went to the Rococo equivalent of nightclubs wearing a light mask and she rubbed shoulders with all sorts of bad types, which only made her reputation worse.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Rosella on September 25, 2018, 08:07:40 am
The only time I've read of Soho House clubs being akin to brothels is here (especially with regard to Meghan) and on some anti-Meghan Tumblr sites. I've certainly never read anything on any mainstream news sites that even hint at it, but then that's the difference between reporting reasonably responsibly, in the knowledge that you can get sued for libel if you print lies, and people on Tumblr and Twitter that can print whatever comes into their heads with regard to someone they happen to dislike.

Yes, Charles has (had) some disreputable friends. He's also had some brilliant and honest business friends, several of whom have worked for the Princes Trust and on boards of charities he's connected with, and those of his sons.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on September 25, 2018, 12:04:11 pm
Piers Morgan at it again.  :tehe:  I’m sure many men has done that too Piers.  :laugh:
https://skippyisheretostay.tumblr.com/post/178441927628/pierskidding-with-some-truth-what-do-you

Exactly Ariel, the DM basically said she’s a Soho House girl and the owner of the club said it’s better than Tinder. I’ll post the link here later as I have to find it. It’s not a place for a member of the royal family, period, because people like Meghan’s now where she is.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on September 25, 2018, 12:10:04 pm
^ You can be sued on tumble sites too. You can be sued here too. The mainstream media lately is like a law enforcement agency - they dig, they collect evidence and then, after all is bundled up and backed up with lots of evidence - then they print. That's why some things get printed way after the fact that everyone knows and talks about things.

As for Soho.. a private gentleman's club. What do those words bring to one's mind... is it ..  men gathering every Thursday to read books. Or is it something else coming to mind.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: gingerboy24 on September 25, 2018, 01:13:48 pm
It has been common knowledge for a long time now just what Soho House and its associates get up to, and many are very unhappy about what goes on there.  So IMO dork haza and murky attending an opening of a Soho House anywhere, least of all in Amsterdam, of all places, is very revealing about them indeed.  Twenty years ago none of the rf would have been seen there, let alone frequented the place.  They did do "odd" things, but at places far less obvious than the SohO house mob.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Fly on the wall on September 25, 2018, 03:42:04 pm
Meghan reveals her 'something blue' was from first date with Harry
The Duchess of Sussex had a piece of a dress, worn on her first date with Harry, sewn into her gown as her "something blue".

The Duchess of Sussex has looked back to the "magical day" of her wedding and shared personal details about her gown and veil.

Following the bride's tradition of having something old, new, borrowed and blue, Meghan revealed her "something blue" was from her first romantic encounter with Prince Harry.

Stitched somewhere inside her wedding dress, she said: "It's fabric from the dress that I wore on our first date.
https://news.sky.com/story/meghan-reveals-her-something-blue-was-from-first-date-with-harry-11506170


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on September 25, 2018, 05:49:11 pm
The party for Soho House Amsterdam seems to have happened in July.
https://78.media.tumblr.com/e12eb1b5ca47e02991a1d5aa948571e3/tumblr_inline_pflf052KfT1vh0s4w_1280.jpg
https://78.media.tumblr.com/d264f5b863c2bde35d8dcea832d879c8/tumblr_inline_pflf0gBXE11vh0s4w_1280.jpg
The Standard has an article dated July and one today.

This woman’s IG post only mentions Harry in July.
https://78.media.tumblr.com/7f178f9f1f407db5789cb0b0021b2353/tumblr_pfkj9r6sV01ud2swf_540.jpg

The blue fabric desensitized into the wedding dress seems to be getting a lot of attention as this was already the featured article over the weekend and Pierce Morgan’s saying he had met her in a blue dress at the pub before she met up with Harry that same day.  :tehe:




Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on September 25, 2018, 05:58:43 pm
Timed out.
Harry was in Amsterdam alone for the AIDS Summit where he stayed for 2 days.

The comment about Soho House like Tinder:
And though Soho House has a strict no-kiss-and-tell ethos about their goings-on, and have been entirely mum on everything Harry/Meghan, it all squares with what founder Nick Jones said in an interview last month: “A lot of connection has happened in Soho House over the years, a lot of businesses have been created and personal partnerships made. The things you can get through LinkedIn, Tinder, Bumble, we have been doing in a physical sense for a very long time.”
https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.thestar.com/amp/entertainment/opinion/2018/05/17/before-windsor-castle-harry-and-meghan-had-soho-house.html


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on September 27, 2018, 05:38:55 am
Harry and Meghan’s secret Amsterdam weekend: How the royal couple attended two boozy bashes and joined a racy celebrity set who partied till dawn and toured the red-light district
Still, you have to wonder if this distinctly showbiz milieu isn't just an embarrassment waiting to happen for Prince Harry and his former TV actress wife. (In contrast, Harry's older brother, William, and sister-in-law, Kate, spent the weekend attending the wedding of Sophie Carter, who is also one of Harry's friends — a rather more wholesome event.)
Newspaper columnist and TV presenter Giles Coren was at the Amsterdam celebration and cheerfully name-dropped in The Times this week.
A source said: 'The royal couple stayed in the hotel for security reasons and because they didn't want to be photographed — the boats had see-through roofs. When there were drinks on Saturday before the dinner, they also hung back in a separate area, chatting quietly with friends.'
Most time of all, though, was spent with the flamboyant Markus Anderson, Meghan's pal who nabbed a prime spot at their May wedding and who oversaw their first and second dates (both at Soho Houses where he worked, in London and Toronto).
'He's her great friend,' I'm told.
Another Soho House source says: 'He has been impeccably discreet about the romance and they are very, very close indeed. It's a very tight court. They were with Markus a lot over the weekend.'
It seems that urbane Anderson, who is jovially known as 'Lady A', is a great influence on the newlywed duchess. Indeed, I can reveal that a rosé wine named in his honour was served at her wedding reception at Frogmore House in Windsor in May. It is one of the wines served at all the Soho Houses.
Anderson had started out as a waiter at Soho House in London, and was the Soho House global membership director for years, meaning his job was to decide which moneyed hipsters gained entry to the private clubs.
He moved to Toronto in late 2012 to help Nick Jones open a branch in the city.
A fun-loving sophisticate and the 'King of Soho House', he and stylist Jessica Mulroney — Meghan's best friend — formed a trio with Markle when all three were based in Toronto and enjoyed many nights out together. In fact, Meghan was on a holiday in Europe with fashion designer Misha Nonoo and Anderson when she was introduced to Prince Harry in July 2016.
Anderson took her for breakfast at the Dean Street branch of Soho House in London on July 5, and she thanked him on her now deleted Instagram account.
At some point around this time, he arranged for her to have a private room for her first date with Prince Harry.
As the Harry-Meghan romance blossomed, it was conducted in Soho Houses around the world.  ???
His second wife, the Scots-born broadcaster Kirsty Young, gave a short, heartfelt speech about her husband's sterling qualities on the Saturday, and Meghan and Harry joined in with the cheers and clapping afterwards. But then they are very much members of the Soho House family now.  ???
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-6211783/Harry-Meghan-attend-two-boozy-private-parties-mingle-racy-celebrity-set.html
So Meghan left her mum alone in the UK and she went off to booze it up in Amsterdam?  :bored: I think the press might now get to what this is about; why Harry's 'married' to a Soho House h* and what role Markus really plays at Soho and why Harry's involved in that place.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Val on September 27, 2018, 06:26:08 am
Typical comments everywhere below

Eliza, West Cork, Ireland, about 4 hours ago

Gosh, the dumbing-down of the British Monarchy seems to be in full flow. Extraordinary to watch ... and yet no-one is saying stop. How strange.

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BritishBorn837373847, Beverly Hills, United States, about 5 hours ago

She¿s such a social climber . Harry needs to be booted out of the royal family for marrying this opportunist .

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Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on September 27, 2018, 06:37:36 am
^^ As if these people are mainly Murky's friends as per DM, like Eddie Redmayne. Please. But yeah a "new court" with only slebs sounds about right.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on September 27, 2018, 06:43:46 am
^ Now they both look like celeb wannabe desperados.  lol


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on September 27, 2018, 12:20:48 pm
The article has been updated with pictures new pictures; one looks to be inside the venue.

A guest told me: 'On the Friday night it was more of a loose party, and Prince Harry and Meghan were circulating with everyone.
'Because she went to the opening of Soho House in Istanbul in 2015, it was a very similar invitation list, so she did know a lot of people. She spoke to everyone, and Harry never left her side. They looked absolutely in love.
What's fascinating is that the royal newlyweds were happy to mingle with some very louche celebrities indeed. Grimshaw, of course, is one of the biggest shakers on the London party scene. Others present are equally famed for their after-dark antics.
Most time of all, though, was spent with the flamboyant Markus Anderson, Meghan's pal who nabbed a prime spot at their May wedding and who oversaw their first and second dates (both at Soho Houses where he worked, in London and Toronto).
'He's her great friend,' I'm told.
Another Soho House source says: 'He has been impeccably discreet about the romance and they are very, very close indeed. It's a very tight court. They were with Markus a lot over the weekend.'
Meghan has been a member since 2014, when she was introduced to Markus Anderson by her previous boyfriend, chef Cory Vitiello.
Anderson had started out as a waiter at Soho House in London, and was the Soho House global membership director for years, meaning his job was to decide which moneyed hipsters gained entry to the private clubs.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-6211783/Harry-Meghan-attend-two-boozy-private-parties-mingle-racy-celebrity-set.html


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on September 27, 2018, 12:36:32 pm
This is not shocking it is more par for the course.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on September 27, 2018, 01:25:24 pm
Well, it is a worldwide club where they hung out with other Meghan types in Show biz.  Harry was bound to meet someone in that group. I don't know if he could have done better in that type of group, maybe a non divorced woman at best and a tad younger. But basically the same for him I think.  What is stranger is the acceptance of the BRF of Waity and such trash as Murky, but they are going downhill in terms of what they were. All things come to an end in civilizations and watching Trump or Hillary being our two choices for a US President and the likes of Waity and now Murky in the so called "highest class" family in our modern western society shows we are in the fall now. It will be past my lifetime when it happens, but it is happening. We are not that old a civilization, maybe a couple of thousand years. That is nothing really.  So that's life.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on September 27, 2018, 02:08:21 pm
Harry's ladies were partiers pre Meghan.No surprises that he'd marry one.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on September 27, 2018, 02:35:12 pm
^ true true true


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: CarryingOn on September 27, 2018, 02:39:30 pm
Which ladies would those be? As far as I know he's only seriously and publicly dated two women: Chelsy and Cressida. Chelsy was a partier especially when they were young. There were pics of Cressida partying from her college years that were taken from FB but they were old by the time the public got to view them and there was nothing that would suggest that a great deal of her time was spent partying nor that all she did was party when she was with Harry. Harry could've definitely found someone else who had other interests besides partying.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on September 27, 2018, 02:47:41 pm
Although I admit that I did not keep track of Harry's dates or girlfriends, he dated quite a few women that were in Show Biz, singers, etc and came to the US a few times raising hell with women in Vegas and San Diego not to mention here in Los Angeles pre Meghan. Of course he dated partiers. I can't see a nice, calm, quieter woman with a professional career, sound family and interesting intellectual hobbies attracting him. Maybe others can see it but I don't based on what I've read and seen in photos and that is very little in comparison to what is actually out there.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on September 27, 2018, 03:00:40 pm
I think the main issue is, Harry must have thought that he would have a wife shipped in and he wouldn't have to lift a finger. I think he thought that like his father, an upper class family would gladly ship in their daughters for inspection and the girl would be pressured into marrying into that family, just as it happened with his mother. So Harry (same with William) didn't bother thinking ahead, believing that it would fall into place when he was ready and so he just partied his twenties away. Then once he decided he wanted to settle down with someone serious and respectable who would be willing to carry his worthless carcass through life, he got locked in with Meg and then ended up being unable to get her out of his life and since it was clear that for one, she wasn't going away and two, no decent woman would want to get into his mess, he proposed.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on September 27, 2018, 03:49:34 pm
He may want her out at some point, but I think it is clear he wanted her in.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on September 27, 2018, 04:53:33 pm
Agree.

Fundamentally, in the end, he wanted to marry her. Deep down, I think he loves and respects her a lot more than he would anyone else and it is clear that for some reason, neither Chelsy nor Cressida were able to inspire the kind of love and respect that he has for Meghan. For some reason, she inspires positive feelings and responds well to her personality. It does say more about him than he realizes and I think it's not good to us, but to him, it is good.

I think this marriage is going to go well only insofar as both are getting what they want out of the other. Harry gets mind blowing fun in the bedroom while Meg gets unlimited credit and her mother living with her on palace grounds and she is given more leeway in protocol and other behaviors. Once Harry stops getting mind blowing fun and a deferential wife (at least towards him and around him) he'll start getting irritable; if Meg isn't allowed to let her mother live in the UK on the BRF dime or loses her freedom to max out on designer gear, she'll start getting snippy and start giving him major attitude.

I think that this marriage will last, but it will kind of become a lot more conventional than Harry bargained for or really wanted. I believe Meg will get a lot more posh, a lot more hoity toity, and I am certain that Harry will get fed up since he married her because of who she WASN'T (aristocratic/upper class/monied) and it'll get frustrating for her when Harry continues to want to party and show up looking sloppo and continues to be immature and need her as a mother figure.

Either way, we get something to talk about!


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on September 27, 2018, 06:15:36 pm
Some of his past dates used him to get recognition like that Florence aka "Flee."

I think commoners marrying into the family do tend to get hoity toity.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on September 27, 2018, 07:20:02 pm
^^ She will pretend to be but she isn't. Basic class is missing.
But I agree, they should stay married. Marriage is not a mockery. IMO they both went into it for the benefits and now they need to live up to the obligations of being married. Both of them.
^ Agreed. Dummy didn't learn a thing from these past dates. He went to Soho to mingle with even more floozies and this is where he ended up.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on September 27, 2018, 07:54:29 pm
Agree; they were married in a formal marriage mass in a royal chapel, a royal peculiar no less. I do not think divorce should be permitted in these cases and I do realize that it will be excruciating for Harry to be married to her at some point, but tough nuts; I'm sure he was warned against her, but he wouldn't listen. I think at this point he should be a man and stop looking so glum and he should just man up and accept that he made his choices, he should face that he HAD choices and ways to end up in a different place. He does not look like a man flush with happiness with a new bride, he looks like someone who has had to submit to an arranged marriage.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on September 27, 2018, 08:34:40 pm
It takes two. Meghan could find it excrutiating. In the event that a breakup happens.

I hope both of them work on the marriage.

I think Harry looks happy. Harry would not have married her if he did not love her. He had no trouble dropping other women.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on September 27, 2018, 09:25:03 pm
She was the best he could do.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on September 27, 2018, 11:17:17 pm
Sad, but true.

It's interesting how the trajectory of one's life goes; during his childhood and teens and twenties, Harry was golden and seemed to have a limitless future and everyone was exclaiming about how he would be this great humanitarian and would stun the world and be the hottest prince forever and ever and find this awesome woman who would be perfect in every way and he would have perfect photogenic babies with HUGE intelligence.

Then he entered his twenties and threw it all away.

Booze, drugs, scandal, and only in his thirties did he seem to try to pull it together, but go figure, he never lived the kind of life that would put him on the same wavelength of any decent woman with a solid, respectable past and life of her own. Since young women are no longer shipped in for the inspection of the BRF, Harry found himself up a creek come marrying time and he blew it big time when he threw Cressida away and proceeded to use the classic Windsor smear tactics.

So he hangs around the only types that would have him and he gets mixed up with Meg and from there on, it's history. Like the men in his family, clearly he gravitates towards a woman who will treat him like an errant little boy and let him be immature and a huge burden and act infantile. So go figure, she gives him the ability to be the cheeky little boy whenever and however he wants and as a result, she got the ring. Kate got William by being willing to put up with his abuse.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on September 28, 2018, 12:45:50 am
No matter who they marry Windsor children don't always turn out to be good looking to put it mildly. As they get older they tend to lose their looks. None of them are einsteins. No intelligent woman would marry into that family IMO.

I don't think Harry dated women who were all that. I liked Chelsy the best of the lot.

I think Windsor males like to by mothered.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on September 28, 2018, 01:40:50 am
This pretty much sums things up at the moment.  :cookie:
https://78.media.tumblr.com/ee29b8388998c1b02906e6d662a65c7d/tumblr_pfqku4FoiI1vg168fo1_1280.png


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on September 28, 2018, 01:43:30 am
^ So hilarious


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: buflesse on September 28, 2018, 05:08:34 pm
This pretty much sums things up at the moment.  :cookie:
https://78.media.tumblr.com/ee29b8388998c1b02906e6d662a65c7d/tumblr_pfqku4FoiI1vg168fo1_1280.png

Amazing! Where is this from  :laugh:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Snowpea on September 29, 2018, 12:19:00 am
She was the best he could do.

They both sniffed the desperation for each other and a deal was made  :sigh:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on September 29, 2018, 04:58:16 pm
This pretty much sums things up at the moment.  :cookie:
https://78.media.tumblr.com/ee29b8388998c1b02906e6d662a65c7d/tumblr_pfqku4FoiI1vg168fo1_1280.png

Love it! Very apt!


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on September 30, 2018, 06:49:03 am
I found that cartoon on the Skippy's tumblr blog: https://skippyisheretostay.tumblr.com

I'm really at a loss as to what this is about. 2 billion people didn't watch this celebrity wedding so I'm wondering if the whole thing's an exagertion to tick the Britih people off.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s royal wedding bill REVEALED and it dwarfs Kate and Wills'
IT WAS the wedding of the year and no taxpayers money was spared to make Harry and Meghan’s day special.
Figures show £1.5million was spent by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.
This Government outlay included the cost of flags, banners, big screens, control barriers and rubbish disposal.
Prince Harry’s marriage to Meghan Markle, watched by two billion people across the world, is believed to have cost £32million.
The vast majority went on security, with a “ring of steel” around Windsor for the May 19 event.
But fascinating new cost details have emerged.
It also included £232,810 for the PA system which relayed events from inside St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle to the wider public.
A further £1,084,512 was paid to Windsor and Maidenhead council for “stewarding, crowd control barriers, big screens, waste disposal, barriers and associated costs” and private contractors received £128,714.
Staff travel and expenses cost £3,875, with a further £2,907 going on accreditation passes.
The Government also spent £14,081 on flags and banners.
The total cost of the wedding was previously reported to be £32million, with an incredible £30million spent on security.
Meghan’s haute couture Clare Waight Keller dress cost around £390,000, comparing with the Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding dress, which was said to have cost around £250,000.
The big day for Meghan, 37, and 34-year-old Harry reportedly cost £8million more than William and Kate’s Westminster Abbey wedding in 2011 – largely through the need to protect the royals, their guests and the public from an increased terrorist threat.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex invited 600 guests to the service and main reception, and 200 to the after-party.
A further 2,640 people were invited to enjoy proceedings within the grounds of Windsor Castle.
Cost of a fairytale
PA system: £232,810
Flags and banners: £14,081
Payment to council: £1,084,512
Staff travel: £3,875
Accreditation passes: £2,907
Meghan’s dress: £390,000
https://www.express.co.uk/news/royal/1024706/meghan-markle-prince-harry-royal-wedding-kate-middleton-prince-william-cost-wedding-dress
And yet there's a petition to have the royal family pay for Eugenie's security bll of around 2 million pounds.  bignono

But why have articles from day on when this womn came onto the scene have articles that gts under the British public's nose? The documentary, Queen of the World, a young chap who was present at the event where Meghan wore that yelow dress, he went on about Meghan being a daughter of a black woman and how she's given him hope and I believe he said young women hope, because there's a movement in this country and Meghan's being a big part of that. It was also said that the commonwealth has over, I believe, 6 million people under the age of 30. Doing something outrageous like having girlfriend/wife like Meghan captures their attention and adding the family drama just adds to it. This is what the younger generation's caught up in, so you could say that he's giving them a reality show involving the royal family. Now he has their attention, what will he do with it. Carrying on with this farce as Meghan spends/merchandises on ultra expensive clothing and accessories that you could say that the people of the commonwealth countries are paying for isn't an option and can't continue for too much longer.
The bad thing that's gripping the country, or mainly London, is the rise of people using rcism to get their way to push inclusion, diversity and such. As I've said before, it's done in a bullying way and their actions are praised. IMO, Meghan's done this and the royal family would've been called racist and oner things if she didn't "marry in in."






Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Rosella on September 30, 2018, 08:18:30 am
We don't know the cost of Meghan's gown. It's never been released. And it was announced before the wedding that she would be paying for her own gown, so taxpayers have nothing to do with it.

We don't know whether there will be a PA system for Eugenie's wedding broadcasting out to the crowds at Windsor. If there is then it may well be the same costs on October 12th. The Windsor Council will no doubt be dressing the town with some flags and banners, and there will almost certainly be crowd control barriers, and waste disposal bins. None of that has been factored in yet.

BP staff will be in charge of some of the arrangements. There will be staff acredditation for them too. This article admits that the vast majority of the cost in May was for security. That was reflected in the leap in costs between 2011 and 2018. There have been dozens of terrorist attacks in Britain since 2011.

 What was the alternative to the 'ring of steel' around Windsor? Allow everyone to congregate there without checks and without security? What if there had been a terrorist attack and hundreds killed simply because they were packed together. The wedding in May was a big one and any attack would have had maximum publicity in front of the world's media.

 This is going to be a smaller wedding, but there are still going to be associated costs with it, if only for extra police and all the things mentioned above, crowd barriers etc. And Eugenie and Andrew knew very well that there would be a very large security bill due to the carriage ride as the figures for Harry/Meghan's wedding security was out in June. Yet they still went ahead and ordered a carriage ride.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on September 30, 2018, 10:52:45 am
Yes, there were no definitive reports of what Meghan's wedding dress cost, much less what was actually paid for it.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on September 30, 2018, 11:18:59 am
If there are no definitive reports of how much her dress cost, then it could also be much more than is thought.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: livylivy on September 30, 2018, 01:02:49 pm
We' ll propbably never know about it, but sure the price is extremely high  :cookie: she wears designers only and though they' re disounted, they are always pricey


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on September 30, 2018, 07:28:30 pm
I highly doubt that her pieces are on discount given that they are all from fall/winter collections that haven't hit the stores by the time she wears them. Fashion industry is not a charity. It's a business and not a losing one. M is not special, is not pulling sales, is not with millions of die hard fans who will buy anything she wears. The only "favoritism" I can think of is - getting the samples before the pre-sales with the added merching contract as a bonus but paying full price because the samples can't be left for free with her as this will be considered a freebie, something brf allegedly does not accept. After the fall winter sales are calculated and the new duchess doesn't pull the sales ... the line for spring/summer merch will be much less. My2cents.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: CarryingOn on October 02, 2018, 12:29:42 pm
^  I 2nd that. I don't know where anyone would get the idea that all of these clothing pieces could be discounted. That's not something that fashion design houses practice, particularly not the established ones. Some designers do give free pieces to really big celebs, really loyal rich customers, or someone who works for the brand in some form once in a while but none of these established brands make it a habit to give away multiple pieces of clothing for discount or for free. They have no need too. The only other option is usually that a piece of clothing is on loan.

I also don't know why anyone has to act as though, as the public, just because we don't know the exact figure of what something costs, we can't work out a ballpark number. Prices for most things aren't secret these days, so all you need is some common sense and wriggle room. There's no way a custom Givenchy wedding dress, even one as basic b*tch as Meghan's was, didn't cost a pile of money. It's pretty much in the ballpark of ordering haute couture where the prices for dresses are already in the $100,000 ball park - for the sample - from the start. It only stands to reason that a custom dress would be much more expensive. I also won't hold my breath unquestioningly believing KP telling us that Murky paid for her own wedding dress as if they have any stake in telling the public the truth.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: AnaBolena on October 02, 2018, 03:37:12 pm
^I’ve never believed for one millisecond that old sparky paid for her own dress. 


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on October 02, 2018, 05:43:56 pm
^Cosign!

^^Spot on!


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: CarryingOn on October 02, 2018, 06:04:17 pm
^ Thanks

^I’ve never believed for one millisecond that old sparky paid for her own dress.  

Same here. I don't get why some always want common sense to be thrown out of the window. This nitwit, has been rocking up to every pointless engagement wearing thousands of dollars worth of ready-to-wear from head to toe from well known and established brands. Pre-Harry that wasn't happening at all. Common sense would say that if she had it like that before him, then she would've been rocking just as much, if not more, designer ready-to-wear clothing then, also. Yet, we're supposed to believe that out of nowhere she suddenly has the money to buy an expensive couture Ralph and Russo Gown and an even more expensive custom Givenchy wedding gown? Yeah right. It doesn't add up.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: CathyJane on October 03, 2018, 02:35:16 am
It was one of the most blah wedding dresses I've ever seen. It was plain, didn't fit and just nothing. She might have looked better if she's worn a bed sheet.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on October 03, 2018, 03:05:44 am
It was blah and absent immaculate tailoring for what it probably cost.  To me, it looked a dress someone made at home.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on October 03, 2018, 03:28:41 am
The final installment of the Queen of the World has Meghan again talking about her plain hideous dress and veil. She only filmed a small bit before the wedding that was played over and over for no reason it seems. What was the point of the documentary with odd editing of her added to it?
https://skippyisheretostay.tumblr.com/post/178680198563


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on October 03, 2018, 03:11:01 pm
What's odd is that the only royal thing about her wedding was the veil. The dress was not, the makeup albeit $18 was a disaster, the episcopal speech :bat: a big hell no, the songs - could have been better, the acting performance or lack of it - a total waste of time.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on October 03, 2018, 05:58:14 pm
^ Thanks

^I’ve never believed for one millisecond that old sparky paid for her own dress.  

Same here. I don't get why some always want common sense to be thrown out of the window. This nitwit, has been rocking up to every pointless engagement wearing thousands of dollars worth of ready-to-wear from head to toe from well known and established brands. Pre-Harry that wasn't happening at all. Common sense would say that if she had it like that before him, then she would've been rocking just as much, if not more, designer ready-to-wear clothing then, also. Yet, we're supposed to believe that out of nowhere she suddenly has the money to buy an expensive couture Ralph and Russo Gown and an even more expensive custom Givenchy wedding gown? Yeah right. It doesn't add up.

THIS! Say it a little louder for the folks in the cheap seats!


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on October 03, 2018, 06:14:11 pm
^ Well said.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: CarryingOn on October 03, 2018, 07:54:57 pm
^^ I'll be buying a bullhorn very soon :tehe:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: CathyJane on October 04, 2018, 03:03:15 am
It was blah and absent immaculate tailoring for what it probably cost.  To me, it looked a dress someone made at home.

And on the night before the wedding without MEggles there to be fitted.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on October 04, 2018, 06:07:12 am
^ You might be onto something because the dress didn't fit and Stella McCarthney did Oprah's wedding dress overnight, the evening dress, which was a lot of fabric and not a lot of work done, could have been done within a matter of hours, in fact, while they were in church listening to the ridiculous sermon from the episcopal priest.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Demeter on October 04, 2018, 07:59:16 pm
Someone I know is is in the industry (though personally unconnected with the wedding dress, I hasten to add) and they told me that Meghan's dress could have "been whipped up on her Granny's old treadle machine in two hours by an apprentice."

Based on the conversation, it was my impression that whoever paid, paid for the hype of Givenchy but none of the actual couture process.

Take it with a grain of salt, but I thought it interesting feedback.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: buflesse on October 04, 2018, 08:15:03 pm
Looking at pics of the gown, it really is terrible

https://media.wmagazine.com/photos/5b004a92376e764aae5756e7/4:3/w_1536/GettyImages-960100390.jpg

As much as I dislike the cone boobs of Waity's gown, hers is VASTLY preferable to Meghan's mess

https://cdn-img.instyle.com/sites/default/files/styles/684xflex/public/1526730878/051919-kate-meghan-wedding-dress.jpg?itok=ezrhgIjJ

https://i.pinimg.com/564x/67/98/86/6798862fb3c65bc6a8a64221e02e45f6.jpg

I think the funniest part is that Meghan, a divorcee in her late thirties, chose to wear a pure white dress with a veil.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on October 04, 2018, 08:27:01 pm
She filmed her iece of the documentary about the queen the day before the wedding and the voice over said it was in a room at BP. Are we suppossed to believe that the dress was packed up and delivered to the hotel she stayed at prior to the wedding. I think that she did indeed wear a dress that was whipped up within hours and the real dress went back to the designer. The viel looked like the netting that you put up at the window and the flowers looked like machine embroidery. It's still bizare that her segment was seen at least 4 times during the two episodes. 


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: gingerboy24 on October 04, 2018, 10:30:32 pm
Came across this  -  it was attached to a comment on social media where the person was saying they were suspicious with murky wearing an illuminati ring. 

IMO they both looked very strained yesterday and  dork haza gave me the impression of someone who had taken a little too much "medicine" that morning.  They both looked odd and wrong somehow, can´t put my finger on it.  Can´t think of couples who are with kids and the female keeps rubbing the husbands back.  Firstly, the rf do not approve of that, and secondly it was way out of place and totally unnecessary -  time and a place for everything, and that was most definitely not the time or the place.

Some comments were saying article seems a bit way out but does tie in with what some people have been saying.

Sadly, with so many lies and deceit around everything to do with the rf these days, and the fact that we know they are part of the "elite" in the world, nothing would surprise me.  Could be something in the article, maybe not.  I am sitting on the fence with this one, but hey, who knows what is going on behind the scenes.  What most of us are aware of is that there is certainly something going on behind the scenes, because for the life of me I cannot see why the rf are putting up with these shenanigans.  Fergie was tossed out for far less, Koo Stark was not allowed to marry randy andy because of starring in a soft pron film.  My the bar has sunk to gutter level these days. So why, I ask myself, have council cath and murky murkle been allowed in.  Murky gets everything wrong, looks a mess, can´t act for toffees, tells so many lies it is impossible to believe a word her pr says.  There is a lot wrong behind the scenes, and quite how it will turn out who knows.


http://mediawhores.co.nz/2017/12/07/freemason-prince-harry-to-marry-meghan-markle-his-transvestite-jewish-cousin/


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Sheridan_is_appalled on October 05, 2018, 12:08:25 am
Her constant need to put her paws on him is a very insecure and possessive move.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on October 05, 2018, 01:02:23 am
Don't know what this thing is about as I haven't kept up this week, but she rubs his back in public when he is upset. She did that when the bee got in his ears and he was embarrassed and left.  So something upset him at this thing. And probably wasn't her.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Demeter on October 05, 2018, 01:11:13 am
The back rubbing thing strikes me as so weird between a husband and wife in public, seems almost maternal or like she is encouraging him in his public duties, despite the fact that he's the one who's been doing this for years. It's a very vulnerable thing, and I guess it reads to me as though she feels she must be touching him for some reason.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on October 05, 2018, 01:34:26 am
It is a maternal thing alright. But she was trying to do it as he pulled away from her so maybe he was upset with her for something... who knows. He got in too deep with her or the likes of her. He would have been better off with a non narc more humble woman. But they may not do the trick in bed.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on October 05, 2018, 01:42:19 am
Thing is, that decent women are well established in lives and careers of their own. They are not at all jet setting, they are not out partying in shady clubs, and they are not all single. Those that are single are not going to take him on and be both vamp and nanny and no established careerist will want to throw it all away to curtsy to Kate and put up with the fact that Kate will always pull rank and that will be hers by right. I think Kate is a bully by nature and would love to abuse Harry's wife. I think Meg has the guts and stamina to push back, but no sane woman would want that life of always having to defer to Kate as per protocol.

Harry himself is not a catch. Not attractive, uninterested in doing some desk work to move up a rank (shows that he has an unstable streak and bad attitude towards desk work), and may in fact have temperamental anger issues. The BRF is so loaded with their self importance and the idea of being around courtiers who would view any 'outsider' with thinly disguised hostile disdain is not something worth living. It is in fact a form of abusiveness and life is too short to put up with it. Throw in playing poor all the time and that is no way to live life.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Demeter on October 05, 2018, 01:54:18 am
^ I do think the two women are well-suited to survive one another, if nothing else. Long term I shudder to think how they will cope with their personalities all in one family. Can you just imagine the holiday dinners coming their way?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on October 05, 2018, 02:53:08 am
Exactly; they are well suited to handle one another, just like William and Harry ended up marrying women exactly on their level. I find it ironic that each prince thought it would just come perfectly together and wanted to be 'normal,' but have ended up experiencing the realities of normalcy that they so craved. Neither William or Harry were able to slack off and get an aristocratic virgin shipped in and neither were raised to be better so they would attract someone higher up. Neither thought that they would actually have to make a genuine effort and neither thought that they would end up actually having to learn how to behave in a way that would enable them to move into decent circles. Neither prince has been seen or snapped at a ball, or gala, or even a reception during their twenties and neither prince were taught how to handle women who wouldn't go away on their own.

I think Meg was in fact the type of woman who wasn't going to go without a very public fight and would make it nasty (along with Kate who did the same to William) and I do know that Harry was not raised to fight his own battles (same with William), so basically neither prince could handle either woman. So Kate got in and Meg got in and now the princes are married to two fighters who will be uneasily peaceful, but at some point there will be a spat. Kate resents the fact that Harry is even married and Meg will dislike how Kate will be in charge of being able to veto the hiring of any member of Meg's household. I also think Kate chafes at being 'down to earth' and the homemaker while Meg is living a more exotic jet set lifestyle with Harry. I also think Meg would LOVE to be married to a future King and I am certain that she has her ambitions, she just keeps them hidden. I think Meg and Kate are in fact two sides of the same coin really.

It is intriguing how each prince married variations of a woman. Not their mother, but one prince married someone who keeps her ambition hidden under the facade of being 'down to earth' and the other prince married someone from a lower tier of Hollywood and thought he would be marrying someone from diplomatic society, but that connection is gone. Any bets that Harry and William each thought they were marrying women who were what they seemed to be despite all the red flags to the contrary?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on October 05, 2018, 03:38:25 am
Don’t be fooled Meghan Markle has done nothing to modernize the monarchy
The potent symbolism of a young mixed race California girl perched on the railings outside Buckingham Palace, and years later exiting Windsor Castle in bright white Givenchy with a prince on her arm, should escape nobody. Yet the idea that Markle’s royalty is anything more than purely symbolic – that it will materially level British and, by extension, Commonwealth society – is naive.
Queen of the World served an important reminder – and not that Meghan Markle retains use of her own arms. What it inadvertently tells us is that however many Trinidadians join the household, Sierra Leoneans exhibit at the palace, African Americans marry princes, the Windsors remain a profoundly hierarchical and inherently conservative family; for all its surface-level movement, in other words, the bedrock of royalty stands firm. As Commonwealth secretary-general Patricia Scotland puts it: “If you ask anyone in the world, “Who is the Queen?”, there is actually only one, and that’s Queen Elizabeth II.” There always has been, and always will be, only room for one queen of this world.
https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/queen-of-the-world-itv-documentary-monarchy-royal-family-meghan-markle-a8566311.html
Prince Philip tried to modernize the monarchy in a good way and didn’t succeed so why would people expect this foreign c list aging divorced actress would. Because it’s such a bizarre situation from day one, her presence has gotten the royal family attention in all forms of media the world over. What they do with it is the question. One should be to educate people on what exactly royalty is and how it differs from vapid celebrity where it’s just image with no substance like Meghan and Harry are as a couple and of course Meghan by herself.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on October 05, 2018, 04:01:52 am
The only person who can make changes are either the Sovereign or the Soveriegn's consort (in their role of running the royal household); Meg does not have the status and does not have the alliances needed to set her own life, much less decide how HM will have things done. I am certain that Meg was told that she can run her own household, but not that of others and she has almost everyone around her lined up against her and they won't move an inch at all. None of the other households will let her have any kind of say and so really, that fantasy should be out the window. If anything, Meg at some point will have to follow Kate's directions in certain areas. Prince Philip did make changes as to how clothes were cleaned and food made and did change by installing intercoms, but that is about it and even that was an ongoing battle.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on October 05, 2018, 02:48:20 pm
Meghan was never and will never be in any position to make changes. She just needs to do her work assigned to her.

Basically it's an outmoded old fashioned system but it's not for Meghan to change. It took centuries for the succession laws to change where daughters would not be pushed down in line of succession when a son is born.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on October 05, 2018, 07:45:34 pm
They are letting down some protocol to accommodate her.  I think Harry outdid his brother in what he could bring into the family and get away with. I am sure there is competition between them as that is natural in brothers. He got the commoner starlet with a past and at least a working career. He got the more racy wife.  Both may be looking at their in-laws as a mother figure as Cammy is not one to them. I am not sure what to make of any of it. It is what the Brits accept and allow this family to be. IT is beyond me but I am now of an older generation whose values don't seem to be important or relevant anymore.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on October 05, 2018, 08:28:51 pm
I think that the brits don't have much of a choice but to cough up the bill. If given the option to elect the 2mil within 6 months spending machine, I'm not sure they'll want to support that especially since going to a birthday party for papa counts as royal work.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on October 05, 2018, 09:54:41 pm
I think the British public is very close to electing Corbyn; Harry has just pushed his people too far and we're watching the beginning of an era of fascism in the UK.

They are letting down some protocol to accommodate her.  I think Harry outdid his brother in what he could bring into the family and get away with. I am sure there is competition between them as that is natural in brothers. He got the commoner starlet with a past and at least a working career. He got the more racy wife.  Both may be looking at their in-laws as a mother figure as Cammy is not one to them.

William got the wife who could pass for less racy because of her PR and her degree (that ended up being worthless); Kate is also British and the British centered tabloids were never going to go disagreeable on one of their own and of course, Kate was their pick for William. Meg is the one with racier public material out there and I do not think there really is any real chance of Meg ever being cleaned up and accepted by the British public as endearing or by hte upper echelons as serious.

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I am not sure what to make of any of it. It is what the Brits accept and allow this family to be. IT is beyond me but I am now of an older generation whose values don't seem to be important or relevant anymore.

The most recent generation of royals are completely off the rails; they're all heading for a wall and clearly they refuse to live life according to how it is. They truly believe that they are the only generation that has struggled and they truly think that despite not having any REAL education or training, that they are the only ones that know how to steer their people into the future. Regrettably, none of them have any real connection. None of them care about the history of their nation or serving their nation and I do not think there is any real sense of just how insane they've made their lives.

Swedish monarchs - Living in their palaces merrily playing at being simple families while their people get raped in the streets by radicalized refugees
Norway - Same issue; radicalized refugees not assimilating and terrorizing the populace while Mette-Marit allegedly messes around and barely works
Denmark - Mary buys designer clothes and then resells them for money, putting the money in her own account while the Crown Princes parties with girls in clubs
Belgium - Clean and solid
Luxembourg - Soon to be ex-princess shows more and more craziness and the main couple barely works
Spain - Queen is ex-republican divorcee who wears shorter than short hemlines and isn't liked at all; shady past same as others

I do not think that any of the royals are aware of reality and haven't been for some time.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on October 06, 2018, 06:22:44 pm
Royal WARS: Kate and Meghan fans FURIOUSLY attack each other online in jealous rivalry
FANS of the Duchess of Cambridge and the Duchess of Sussex have split into “two very defined camps” and are engaging in furious online squabbles according to Victoria Arbiter, a top royal author.
Ms Arbiter, a Royal commentator for US and UK TV channels, made the comments during an interview with Express.co.uk.
She explained: “It seems on social media that there are two very defined camps, there are the Cambridge fans and the Sussex fans and they don’t seem to cross over terribly well.
“If Kate steps out and does something then all the Sussex fans start grumbling and vice versa, it’s an extraordinary thing to see.
“When Kate went back to work last week the Meghan fans were criticising saying she’s only come back for an hour and a half, its not enough time, Meghan’s doing more.
“They just like to pit these two women against each other which is a shame because I think both women have got so much to offer.”
Ms Arbiter noted the behaviour was ironic as both young Royal are involved with anti-bullying charities.  ??? IMO, both women bullied their way into their positions, Waity using the press to make Wills look like a cad if he dumped her before marriage and Meghan with lawyering up to get that ridiculous statement issued.
She said: “William, Harry, Kate and particularly Meghan have all championed mental health and anti-bullying campaigns and are very keen to get along.
“They haven’t seen how their fans talk to each other on social media presumably.”
Asked by Express.co.uk whether there is an ongoing issue between their two fan bases Ms Arbiter was unequivocal.
She replied: “Oh gosh yes, if you go on Twitter it’s amazing.
“But the American community doesn’t have anyone like the Royal Family so they can only liken them to celebrities or politicians.
“Well they’re very different, they’re not celebrities and they’re not politicians, it’s a very different kettle of fish.”
Ms Arbiter went on to describe the Duchess of Cambridge’s most fanatical fans.
She said: “There seems to be some hero worship of Kate, they adore her.
“They love her clothes, her hair, that she’s a mother, they just love that Kate and William seem to be so madly in love.
“I think there’s a bit of Diana-esk hero worship”.
However, whilst some of their fans might clash, Ms Arbiter was clear the two Royal couples enjoy warm relations.
She said: “William and Harry are best friends, love each other dearly and are in each others corner no matter what.
“I think William and Kate will have done everything they can to make Meghan feel comfortable.”
Ms Arbiter is the author of “Queen Elizabeth II: Pocket giants”, in addition to her work as a commentator, and currently lives in New York.
https://www.express.co.uk/news/royal/1027632/meghan-markle-news-kate-middleton-fans-jealous-online-royal-feud
The press should bring up how celebrities use charity work soley to build up the image that their pr agency crafted for them. We know that's what Mehgan was doing prior to Harry and her charity work prior were school projects.

Pushing the baby angle again.  :bored: :bored:  Visa issues Meghan trying to get out f the tour by pushing this narrative?
Royal baby BOMBSHELL: ‘Prince Harry WANTS a child’ - shock revelation ahead of major tour
PRINCE Harry “wants a baby” etiquette expert Liz Brewer has claimed, as both he and Meghan Markle prepare to fly across the globe on a whistle-stop tour of Australasia.
The Duchess of Sussex sparked pregnancy rumours last month at the 100 Days to Peace Gala when she stunned in a blue Jason Wu number, which appeared to show a ‘baby bump’.
Unfortunately for Royal fans, the photograph was taken at an unpleasant angle and the ruffles on her dress gave the illusion of the bump.
And despite tying the knot five months ago, etiquette expert Liz Brewer believes the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will wait before having a baby.
Speaking to Yahoo, etiquette expert Liz Brewer said: “He wants a family, but they’re a young couple, embarking out on life, they don’t actually have to have a family right now.
“What they want to do is they want to get involved in the world at large, in the Commonwealth, she wants to do what she’s doing.”
The presenter quizzed Ms Brewer: “You can do that with children.”
But the etiquette expert responded by saying: “Then the children don’t have the benefit of having you around, which they have at the moment with Kate.”
Ms Brewer is adamant a Royal baby is not the plan for Harry and Meghan at the moment.
She added: “I think the plan is to wait at least a year, maybe longer, before getting pregnant.”
On October 16, Meghan and Harry will travel across the globe on their first Royal tour.
The Duke and Duchess will land in Sydney, Australia on October 16, where they will spend almost a week, before flying to Fiji on October 23 and then to Tonga on October 25.
They will return to Sydney briefly on October 26, before spending their last four days in New Zealand.
Two of the places they will be visiting – Fiji and Tonga – have been classified as having a moderate risk of Zika virus transmission.  :cookie:
The NHS website’s advice for women trying to conceive says: “It is recommended that you avoid becoming pregnant while travelling to an area with high or moderate risk of Zika virus transmission, and for eight weeks after you return home.”
For Prince Harry and other men travelling to areas with high or moderate risk of the virus, the NHS recommends taking precautions for six months.
The Zika virus could, therefore, be one of the main reasons the Duke and Duchess delay their baby plans until next year.
https://www.express.co.uk/news/royal/1027635/meghan-markle-news-prince-harry-royal-baby-pregnant-duke-and-duchess-sussex-royal-tour
Roumour is that she told Trevor that she couldn't get pregnant.  8)


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Demeter on October 06, 2018, 06:45:37 pm
They're a 'young couple?"  :laugh: :laugh:

Why do people keep insisting they have all the time in the world and got married right out of University?

I'm not saying they're old, but they are grown people. Why the sycophantic illusion that they're still as they were in their 20s?

ETA: I also read that she told Trevor there couldn't be children.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on October 06, 2018, 07:41:21 pm
K is for Kensington Palace, where the newlyweds will live, in the pretty, three-bedroom Ivy Cottage in the grounds, next to the house that Harry and Meghan used to share
??? Still holding onto the lie that they've moved to Apartment 1A at KP?

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6246053/Bocelli-singing-Clooneys-tequila-Robbie-Williams-daughter-flower-girl.html


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on October 06, 2018, 08:19:33 pm
They're a 'young couple?"  :laugh: :laugh:

Why do people keep insisting they have all the time in the world and got married right out of University?

I'm not saying they're old, but they are grown people. Why the sycophantic illusion that they're still as they were in their 20s?

ETA: I also read that she told Trevor there couldn't be children.

Maybe she meant she did not want them with Him.

If she or Harry had sterility issues, they would not go around talking about starting a family. They may just have one child but no more than two or maybe one birth with twins like the Clooneys.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on October 07, 2018, 04:28:51 am
TALK OF THE TOWN: Stars flock to Harry and Meghan’s country pile as newlywed Prince swaps late-night partying with society chums for long walks with his new wife and friends
He was once the wildest member of the Royal Family. But now newlywed Prince Harry has swapped late-night partying with his society chums for long walks in the country with his new wife and close friends including George and Amal Clooney.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex love to escape their cottage at Kensington Palace in London and have immersed themselves in country life at their ‘safe haven’ house in Oxfordshire’s Great Tew Estate.

The rented property, a stone’s throw from celebrity haunt Soho Farmhouse, has been the base for many of their famous friends over the summer.

Meghan’s mother Doria Ragland has stayed there twice since the wedding in May, while the bride’s unofficial maid of honour, Jessica Mulroney, has also visited twice.

Other guests have included tennis superstar Serena Williams and her tech tycoon husband Alexis Ohanian, Soho House director Markus Anderson, fashion designer Misha Nonoo – who was responsible for Meghan’s ‘husband shirt’, which she wore to the Invictus Games in one of the pair’s early outings – and Meghan’s friend Priyanka Chopra.

After the Indian actress got engaged to singer Nick Jonas on a trip to London in June, the couple dined with the Prince, 34, and his 37-year-old wife at Soho Farmhouse that same evening.

Princess Eugenie and her fiance Jack Brooksbank – who will marry on Friday – also made a trip to see the couple around a month ago for Meghan to help the bride-to-be with her wedding plans.  :tehe: :laugh:

And just weeks after flying out to the Clooneys’ luxury villa on Lake Como, Harry and Meghan – along with their beagle Guy and their new dog – visited the couple at their riverside mansion a short drive away in Sonning, Berkshire, for a roast dinner.

‘Harry and Meghan have spent much of their summer at the house,’ says a source. ‘It’s their safe haven and the reason they decided to get another dog as they love walking around the grounds.

‘They like to eat at Soho Farmhouse where they can hire one of the exclusive cottages and have dinner there. They order meals from the Pen Yen Japanese grill menu.

‘They are able to have the experience of eating out without getting too much public attention.’

‘They like to eat at Soho Farmhouse where they can hire one of the exclusive cottages and have dinner there. They order meals from the Pen Yen Japanese grill menu.  bignono another add for Soho House

‘They are able to have the experience of eating out without getting too much public attention.’

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-6247909/TALK-TOWN-Stars-flock-Harry-Meghans-country-pile.html

Comments:
FORMER ROYALIST, Everywhere, United States, 2 minutes ago
Meghans PR I see feeding lies again. The York girls were side eyeing Megan and the ascots

FORMER ROYALIST, Everywhere, United States, 3 minutes ago
Harry was hyper and manic at the last engagement banging kids beads together and jumping up and down. Betting he and his gremlin will be dining on lines of white stuff with skeleton amal another fake woman who married money.

HazeInMaze, Bluehills, United Kingdom, 3 minutes ago
Long walks, HAHAHA, how far can she go on her heels and those legs, designed just being held up in the air?  :laugh:

John Wayné, THE DUKE, United States, 4 minutes ago
Emmy® For Best Actress In A Miniseries Or Royal Marriage goes to...Sparkles, Duchess of SusSEX

megxitnow, Cornwall, United Kingdom, 11 minutes ago
The Obama/Clinton/Sor os Globalist puppet Meghan Markle needs to be thrown out of the royal family.

DimNut, Utopia, United States, 23 minutes ago
By all accounts, Dim and his Nutmeg won't make it to the finish line, two many differences. She's already bored and he's aware that he's moving away from his world to please her. I think like Wallis before her, she can't conceive so that will be the blessing in disguise. She's a strong believer in abortion so she shouldn't be too distressed.

John Wayné, THE DUKE, United States, 24 minutes ago
Sparkles is a 'working gìrl' but not in the way they try to portray her.

LZ, Los Angeles, United States, 42 minutes ago

Royalty seems to be a sham. The presence of Meghan there proves it. If she can get in anyone should be able to get in.

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RIPE, York, United Kingdom, 33 minutes ago
Well a council house trolley dolly's daughter is to be Queen.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on October 07, 2018, 04:44:51 am
They're a 'young couple?"  :laugh: :laugh:

Why do people keep insisting they have all the time in the world and got married right out of University?
I'm not saying they're old, but they are grown people. Why the sycophantic illusion that they're still as they were in their 20s?
ETA: I also read that she told Trevor there couldn't be children.

Media people are getting way too involved in the affairs of the BRF; they've gone from observing and reporting to outright lecturing and making statements that have no basis in reality. As for Harry and Meg being 'young,' it should be clear that the press is arrested at least a decade behind; they haven't accepted that neither William or Harry are young boys anymore and their chance at reviving the Diana-era media golden age has been missed and so they won't get making hundreds of thousands off of pictures of any young royal media superstar. I also believe that after a while, the press will either back off and go about their business or they'll make royal bashing a new hobby. They did it to Fergie and I wonder how on earth Fergie handled it.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on October 07, 2018, 04:48:25 am
I'm shocked that the DM has allowed these comments in.  :cookie:

John Wayné, THE DUKE, United States, 48 minutes ago
From a yacht gìrl to a suitcase girl to a Suits girl to the girl of a ginger halfwit.

Phoebe21, Washington DC, United States, 42 minutes ago
Correction, yacht ho

Maggie, Adelaide, Australia, 58 minutes ago
So the friends are all her friends. It seems like Harry's old set are going their own way & have been replaced by shiny new celebrity friends & MM's tight posse. You could see it coming a mile away by who was invited to the wedding.

John Wayné, THE DUKE, United States, 1 hour ago
Halfwit Harry has turned the Monarchy into a Jerry Springer episode.

beckers, Homestead, United States, 1 hour ago
Harry cares more about celebrities now. Make him abdicate.

Expatriate., Rome, Italy, 1 hour ago
shes done nothing but take hollywood to england. both of them are doing royalty so wrong. shes just in it for the fame and he has no clue.

heidi, charlotte, United States, 1 hour ago
I just wanted to be with my husband right after our wedding. Meghan is too bored with Harry and needs all her celebrity friends.

Jesus is the light, Cranford, United States, 1 hour ago
Rachel Ragland acts her way to an adultery wedding

Bettylou, Diamondhead, United States, 1 hour ago
The Clooney Couple would not have given Meghan a second look without Harry. Funny thing, Meghan thinks she is the attraction.

Unguibus-et-rostro, Tampa, United States, 1 hour ago
She has the greedy cunning eyes of a rodent who has finally made it into the cheese larder.

Sarah, USA, United States, 1 hour ago
Harry wants to go Hollywood, why doesn't he quit his royal job and go for it ? RF have long looked down upon actresses and entertainment folks and for god reason as the celebs constantly reminds us with their poorly expressed outrage.

John Wayné, THE DUKE, United States, 2 hours ago
Harry & Meghan - A Minor Royal And A Major Narcissist  :cookie:

killer_queen, Los Angeles, United States, 2 hours ago
Hollywood only noticedbher when she married Harry  :thumbsup:

Mollymycornishmaid, Utopia, United Kingdom, 2 hours ago
The cancer that is hollywood is spreading to our "Green and Sceptared Isle " thanks to z listed actress and a dimwit former loved prince. One pro royal here soon to be a republican after our beloved Queen has gone.

helen, America, 2 hours ago
Worked for soho house for almost 2 weeks. i quit after learning of their practices. Wages and concerns,for employees are poor. the guests are basically stalked by employees and cameras, there is info on each guests likes/dislikes in the system. as a female, i was forced to enter the mens spa and changing areas, i was told to empty their "locked" lockers to make room for more important people, and toss their belongings on chairs in the lounge.. I felt uncomfortable doing this, and many men would come out the shower nude, confronting me as to why i was inside their lockers. Lots of VIPs, but i wasnt willing to compromise my ethics for this sham of a "club."

Tottiebabe, Somewhere in, United Kingdom, 1 hour ago
I good riddance......you're suppose to practice discretion just like the markles you have none!

Trespink, Dallas_Texas, United States, 1 hour ago
That doesn't surprise me. There is a caste system in place in American country clubs too. Giant sucking sounds everywhere. Members sucking up to staff hoping to get a better tee time in the golf pro shop. Golf pros & other staff sucking up to members for better tips. They rank the members by wealth & importance. Interesting about a private club like Soho House. Saw a murder show recently about a swimsuit designer who was murdered in the NYC Soho House.

Meh it happens, Meh land, United States, 2 hours ago
Each day Harry is becoming less royal and more Hollywood.... they are already doing promotions for Soho House and their celebrities friends.

IMO, these vapid celebrities only use each other for pr and jump on causes to get press attention but don't do anything. They're more interested in building their brands and making merchandising deals, that's why they've been going after Harry and other members of the royal family because of the press that they'll get by association. Time to shut this whole thing down by maing Mehgan an example, IMO, as this will not end well for her at all.  8)  Royalty isn't celebrity.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on October 07, 2018, 05:32:24 am
I never dreamed that people would say this about Harry; just a handful of years ago he was solid gold and now he's mud to the public.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Rosella on October 07, 2018, 06:44:32 am
Being insulted by ranters on the Fail online (many of those quoted seem to be American) is a compliment. And, people commenting on tabloids don't equal the entire population of the U.K. nor do the represent the British public or Commonwealth.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on October 07, 2018, 02:34:59 pm
^It still counts. If americans arw commenting - they won't board that transatlantic flight to go to UK. They'll go somewhere else. So, what americans thing is important. Soon UK will desperately need gaslight tourists of the candor and romanticism of the UK.

'Ranters' from UK are also important. They, together with the US ranters make up the potential customers of whatever M is merching. They are importsnt for H too. Waayyy too many reports that they are both high on public appearances. Doubtful that mothers will want to expose their precious to such sight.

Less likeability for H - less parading him on important events where he represents the queen, less for wardrope, more for rentacrowd.

I'd say, H being in the mud is of his own doing and choosing M has consequences. Thw bad comments are just the beginning


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on October 07, 2018, 04:03:19 pm
The royals have been fascinated by Hollywood for years now. Nothing new. CHarles invited stars to his parties ages ago. The younger generation is fascinated by them. Nothing new.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Demeter on October 07, 2018, 04:27:24 pm
^^ I think the comments are good insight into the thoughts and feelings of the British public, no matter who is making them. It's about trends in the comment section, the overall feeling. I've heard much worse from people who wouldn't post their thoughts on the Fail. H has opened himself up to this, and I'd agree that he better pull up his big boy pants. People aren't going to let this go, not when they're given more fodder on each engagement.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on October 07, 2018, 08:12:26 pm
Prince Harry should be appointed ambassador to America to make 'global Britain work', senior Tory MP says
Prince Harry should be made an ambassador to Washington as part of efforts to boost global Britain, a senior Tory has said.
Tom Tugendhat, chairman of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee, said the royal would cut through to the American public.
And he called for the Government to have a fundamental rethink on how it uses people to boost the country's image after Brexit.
He said that Harry - who got married to American actress Meghan Markle last year -  would be the ideal candidate.
He told The Sun:  'We could use someone like Harry, in somewhere like the US, to say - the UK is back.  ???
'Having somebody who could really cut through would be one hell of an asset.
'He does have an American wife, and he served alongside US forces.
'The idea of representing his country is something he's done a lot.'
The Tory MP has also suggested that former Prime Minster David Cameron could be a UK ambassador for China.
Prince Harry spent ten years in the Army, rising to the rank of Captain and serving two tours in Afghanistan.
In an interview with The Atlantic magazine, Mr Tugendhat pointed out that those in the military need diplomacy skills.
He said his proposal is the 'redesign we need to make global Britain work'.
But his comments were met with an immediate backlash with critics warning that it would politicise the royals.
Sir Andrew Wood, the former British ambassador to Russia, told the magazine: 'I see no virtue for either Prince Harry or the government in sending him over.
'In fact, it risks politicising him.'
Kensington Palace declined to comment.  :bored: of course they’ll be no comment to this ridiculous idea.
Mr Tugendhat is one of the rising young stars of the Tory Party and has been tipped for the leadership one day.    
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6249999/Tom-Tugendhat-Prince-Harry-appointed-ambassador-America.html
His slapper American wife is a liability and Harry’s showed himself to lack sense and judgment since this woman came onto the scene with his likability and image plummeting.
I can’t say it enough times that this better be a security service operation regarding the image of the royal family not to be seen as racist in this crazy world where now it’s the thing to call someone racist, rapist, etc, without proof, as to why Harry’s with this woman


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on October 07, 2018, 08:14:37 pm
^They need to stop with the foolishness. Washington would chew him up and spit him out.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on October 07, 2018, 09:09:56 pm
^^ & ^ Indeed.
Besides, how is that going to work out with the good old rule: "the Winds must be apolitical"?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on October 07, 2018, 11:32:27 pm
Prince Harry should be appointed ambassador to America to make 'global Britain work', senior Tory MP says
Prince Harry should be made an ambassador to Washington as part of efforts to boost global Britain, a senior Tory has said.
Tom Tugendhat, chairman of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee, said the royal would cut through to the American public.
And he called for the Government to have a fundamental rethink on how it uses people to boost the country's image after Brexit.
He said that Harry - who got married to American actress Meghan Markle last year -  would be the ideal candidate.
He told The Sun:  'We could use someone like Harry, in somewhere like the US, to say - the UK is back.  ???
'Having somebody who could really cut through would be one hell of an asset.
'He does have an American wife, and he served alongside US forces.
'The idea of representing his country is something he's done a lot.'
The Tory MP has also suggested that former Prime Minster David Cameron could be a UK ambassador for China.
Prince Harry spent ten years in the Army, rising to the rank of Captain and serving two tours in Afghanistan.
In an interview with The Atlantic magazine, Mr Tugendhat pointed out that those in the military need diplomacy skills.
He said his proposal is the 'redesign we need to make global Britain work'.
But his comments were met with an immediate backlash with critics warning that it would politicise the royals.
Sir Andrew Wood, the former British ambassador to Russia, told the magazine: 'I see no virtue for either Prince Harry or the government in sending him over.
'In fact, it risks politicising him.'    
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6249999/Tom-Tugendhat-Prince-Harry-appointed-ambassador-America.html

He has no education, no real contacts, no substantive body of work, and he has no clue on how to handle a genuine crisis situation. As for Cameron going to China, he would be made a horrendous fool of. The Chinese would outsmart him at every turn, that much I know. He isn't really engaged all that much with the public and he has no clue in that it's not his job to schmooze the public, but to look after Britain's interests in the area of diplomacy and this is not an ornamental role. I do believe that this is just another Tory kissing up to the BRF as they always do.

Can't Harry just settle down into a life of charity work?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on October 08, 2018, 01:17:10 am
How stupid.  Send a Panda instead, please. 


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on October 08, 2018, 04:48:32 am
Harry's 'bad influences' frozen out, says ADAM HELLIKER
BEHIND the Duchess of Sussex's breezy demeanour is a determined woman with a core of steel, according to mutterings from some of Prince Harry's racier chums, who have been miffed at being excluded from the royal couple's cosy gatherings. The latest to find himself NFI (not flipping invited) is Tom Inskip, who has been close to Harry since they were at Eton, and was always on hand to arrange a jolly good bout of royal roistering when the Prince needed a wingman during his bachelor days.
It was "Skippy" who was by Harry's side during that notorious night when the Prince was snapped playing naked billiards with a group of showgirls in a Las Vegas hotel suite. Tom was also with Harry when he was seen inhaling "hippy crack" - laughing gas - at another raucous party.
That sort of "Tom foolery" seems long distant and has no place in the temperate climate of responsible drinking (fruit smoothies, not vodka shots) and early nights in, which Meghan now encourages.
"Like several others who were considered a questionable influence on Harry during his bad old bachelor days, Tom has been dropped, even though he himself now has a lovely wife, Lara," sighs a friend.
Another off the invitation list is Astrid Harbord, a partyloving PR to whom Harry became close a few years ago, and who once joined him at an illegal rave in a disused office block in east London. Like the Prince's ex-lover Chelsy Davy, Astrid has found her calls are no longer returned.
Adds my source: "It's all part of Meghan's quiet airbrushing out of Harry's old posse. She doesn't want temptation - of any sort - being put in his way while they concentrate on starting a family."  :bored:
https://www.express.co.uk/comment/columnists/adam-helliker/1028053/harry-bad-influences-frozen-out-adam-helliker-columnist
Comment:
Stooping a marriage partner from seeing their friends is psychological bullying and illegal.  :thumbsup:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on October 08, 2018, 05:08:03 am
It's actually also abusive; it's how controlling abusers cut off the victim from their support network.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on October 08, 2018, 05:37:40 am
^ That's exactly it. She's cutting him off of anyone who can help him, anyone who can open his eyes about her manipulations.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRH Tiana of NOLA on October 08, 2018, 06:38:27 am
^I bet that's exactly why she's cutting them off. They've seen her for what she is and have said as much.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on October 08, 2018, 02:48:10 pm
I am taking this with a grain of salt. Maybe his friends are leaking stories about Meghan because she is not of their circle. Just an idea.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: HRHOlya on October 08, 2018, 02:56:11 pm
A bit rich to cut off Inskip, when it was his Jamaica wedding she weasled her way into an invitation.

She knows everything there is about cutting people off, Haz can learn from the master herself the art of ditching people left right and centre.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on October 08, 2018, 03:28:48 pm
It is a losing battle. Royal wives ultimately can't see off people that way as Kate has learned.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on October 08, 2018, 03:45:09 pm
It is pretty typical for a wife to shut out friends she thinks is a bad influence or will hurt her relationship. It happens. Whether this is true or not is another question. Don't know how she was with the other husbands.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on October 08, 2018, 04:02:36 pm
This is what happens when princes leave that safe set and choose to basically play with fire. I know this sounds elitist, but Harry and William made the biggest mistake of their life when they chose to leave the track that was mapped out for them in order to seek out some kind of life that they will never really have. So called 'normalcy' and enabling them to live a carefree life in their twenties was a mistake and both were too protected from their mistakes and not made to grow up. Harry has hooked up with an abuser and is for some perverse reason, determined to give the finger to anyone who wants to help him get on a genuine track.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Demeter on October 08, 2018, 04:56:11 pm
^ I don't think it's elitist. They were born to fill roles they have, imho, shirked. They didn't choose to surround themselves with people who will help them fulfill those roles. They stuff their fingers in their ears if anyone challenges them, and that leaves them wide open to be taken advantage of, because they have elements in their lives that they choose to downplay in an illusory attempt at normalcy. This potentially leaves them vulnerable.



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on October 08, 2018, 07:50:12 pm
^ Exactly. A big problem is that there was no one to instill in their brains that they have a role to fill. Just like it was instilled in the peasant's minds like mine to study hard and work.

^^ They surrounded themselves with bad influence. Especially Harry. He's been frequenting the floozies parties with actresses and models. What did he expect to find there? A rocket scientist ..

^^^ The controlling ones and the ones who gaslight their golden gooses try to split the husbands from their support system. Allegedly, with the first husband the family stroke back pretty quickly and got rid of her in a stealth way. With the second one, the family bite their tongues but when things went sour stood by Trevor's side. For Cory there's not much in terms of rumors but it seems that his friends didn't like her much... at all.



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on October 08, 2018, 08:21:50 pm
there was only one previous marriage for Meghan. There is no proof there was an extra husband.

No way is Meghan going to stop Harry from seeing his friends. No more than she will stop him from hunting. IMO. Past history of royals proves this.

I would rather see Harry and Meghan out doing work than being lazy layabouts. The family has enough of them already.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on October 08, 2018, 09:13:31 pm
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry long-distance love TRIUMPHED despite their 'ENEMY'
MEGHAN Markle and Prince Harry managed to fight against the odds and maintain a long-distance relationship despite a whopping 3,500 miles separating them, but there was one thing that became their “enemy”.

The couple had packed work schedules and lived in different countries.

But despite these hindrances, love conquered all and the couple managed to see each other in either London or Toronto every two weeks during the early stages of their relationship.

Royal biographer Andrew Morton revealed in his book, Meghan: A Hollywood Princess: "The trick was in planning and timing. Many long-distance couples apply the twenty-one-day survival rule - to make sure they see one another at least every three weeks.

"Harry and Meghan managed every fourteen days."

One of them had to make the eight-hour transatlantic flight every fortnight.

A romantic holiday in Botswana only a month after meeting also helped love bloom for the couple.

But there was one thing that became a hindrance for the couple’s relationship.

According to Mr Morton jet lag was “the main enemy”.  :bored:

He added: “Meghan would often arrive in Toronto and go straight to the set of Suits to start filming."

According to the biography, Mr Morton said the Duchess of Sussex was even busier than Prince Harry.

She had filming commitments, promotion for a new fashion collection, humanitarian work and a lifestyle blog – which she has since closed down.

Mr Morton said Meghan was worried she would seem “too eager” after an “intoxicating” first date with Harry.  :tehe: yeah, ok then, that's why she went with him to Africa on the 3rd date according to their engagement interview.

Prince Harry married the American actress on May 19, 2018.

The wedding took place on the same day as the FA Cup Final, which Harry’s brother and best man Prince William usually attends in his role of President of the Football Association, but he gave it a miss.

Megan and Harry’s wedding was the first in royal history not to be held on a weekday - no bank holiday was declared after the couple chose a Saturday so the public could celebrate with them.  :bored: obviously, it wasn't a real royal wedding then.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were married in St George’s Chapel in the ground of Windsor Castle - the same venue where Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank will marry this week.

https://www.express.co.uk/news/royal/1028616/meghan-markle-prince-harry-royal-news-markle-latest

What's the point of the article; that she can manage jet lag.  ???  I guess that enemie will be the killer of their tour then.
I guess it's just the press using anything about their so called wedding to talk about Eugenie's real royal wedding and to remnd peole when it'll take place.
 


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Demeter on October 08, 2018, 09:54:45 pm
^ Also perhaps they want everyone to know that MM is the 'hardworking busy" one, who no doubt brought all sorts of clothing into her marriage because she was filming, a fashionista, and a blogger.  :-



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on October 08, 2018, 10:55:21 pm
Meghan Markle feared she was ‘TOO EAGER’ after ‘INTOXICATING’ first date with Prince Harry
MEGHAN Markle feared she had come across “too eager” after her “intoxicating” first date with her now husband Prince Harry, royal biographer Andrew Morton has revealed.
Meghan and Harry enjoyed a whirlwind two-year romance that culminated in a lavish wedding at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle on May 19.

Mr Morton explained in his book ‘Meghan: A Royal Princess’ the royal couple met when the 37-year-old actress was in London promoting the new season of US television thriller Suits.  :cookie:

Meghan Markle arrived in the capital on June 30, 2016, and met Prince Harry the following day and before their first date had been anxiously asking friends “if he was kind and nice”.  ???

Describing the “first intoxicating meeting”, Mr Morton said: "They were mesmerised by one another, Harry enthralled by her beauty, sophistication and perceptiveness.  :o

"She understood him as a man, not a title. As he subsequently confessed, he realised that he would have to up his game."  :tehe:

Meghan had been staying at the lavish Dean Street Townhouse hotel in Soho, while Harry returned home to Nottingham Cottage in Kensington Palace.

They agreed to meet again the following day but Mr Morton revealed in the book Meghan was worried she had been too eager to accept Harry’s invitation.

He added: "Both were buzzing.

"As she relived that fateful evening in her mind, she perhaps wondered if she had been too eager to accept his invitation to meet again the following day.

“Stay classy, Ms Markle."  :tehe:

The couple’s love for each other really took off from there, with Kensington Palace announcing on November 27, 2017 they were engaged to be married.

Just six months later, they married to become husband.

https://www.express.co.uk/news/royal/1028668/meghan-markle-news-prince-harry-first-date-engagement-royal-wedding-royal-news

And how does Andrew Morton know this? It looks like he’s flogging a new book or the paperback to the one on Meghan. When is he going to get to all the other odd bits between the first date and the “wedding” because a lot of stuff needs to be covered such as how they weren’t seen on normal dates and how Harry gave her the cold shoulder all throughout Skippy’s wedding in Jamaica and how she was escorted out of the polo area whilst Wills was nearby as well as the VF interview and what really went down during IG Toronto.



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on October 08, 2018, 11:37:22 pm
Morton is always looking to make money imo.

sounds like he was reading too much Danielle steel before he wrote this


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on October 08, 2018, 11:47:19 pm
Amazing; he used to be someone that was taken seriously as a groundbreaking author and he ended up like this, kissing up to the BRF. Thing is, he should be waiting for the right time to write the expose of his career, but has instead chosen to throw all his credibility out the window like all other previously respected authors.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: michelle0187 on October 09, 2018, 12:23:29 am
Harry's 'bad influences' frozen out, says ADAM HELLIKER
BEHIND the Duchess of Sussex's breezy demeanour is a determined woman with a core of steel, according to mutterings from some of Prince Harry's racier chums, who have been miffed at being excluded from the royal couple's cosy gatherings. The latest to find himself NFI (not flipping invited) is Tom Inskip, who has been close to Harry since they were at Eton, and was always on hand to arrange a jolly good bout of royal roistering when the Prince needed a wingman during his bachelor days.
It was "Skippy" who was by Harry's side during that notorious night when the Prince was snapped playing naked billiards with a group of showgirls in a Las Vegas hotel suite. Tom was also with Harry when he was seen inhaling "hippy crack" - laughing gas - at another raucous party.
That sort of "Tom foolery" seems long distant and has no place in the temperate climate of responsible drinking (fruit smoothies, not vodka shots) and early nights in, which Meghan now encourages.
"Like several others who were considered a questionable influence on Harry during his bad old bachelor days, Tom has been dropped, even though he himself now has a lovely wife, Lara," sighs a friend.
Another off the invitation list is Astrid Harbord, a partyloving PR to whom Harry became close a few years ago, and who once joined him at an illegal rave in a disused office block in east London. Like the Prince's ex-lover Chelsy Davy, Astrid has found her calls are no longer returned.
Adds my source: "It's all part of Meghan's quiet airbrushing out of Harry's old posse. She doesn't want temptation - of any sort - being put in his way while they concentrate on starting a family."  :bored:
https://www.express.co.uk/comment/columnists/adam-helliker/1028053/harry-bad-influences-frozen-out-adam-helliker-columnist
Comment:
Stooping a marriage partner from seeing their friends is psychological bullying and illegal.  :thumbsup:

Prince Charles said that he only listens to everything Meghan tells him. I can believe this . This kind of thinking isn't right. But if that is what he prefers then good luck..I mean good for him. It explains why he's letting her in front of him.This has mummy issues written all over it.  Some people say will has mummy issues but he has nothing on harry, if that's true. He prolly gets shi+ faced with her social circle.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Sheridan_is_appalled on October 09, 2018, 12:47:53 am
Charles listens only to what Meghan says because Murks doesn't let the Ginger Minger speak.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: michelle0187 on October 09, 2018, 01:28:41 am
^ no I meant that Prince Charles said Harry listens only to mm. Does what she says. They are pretty clever trying to make it look like he's the one pulling the strings, guiding her while shielding her from trolls etc. I knew she was behind the letter but unfortunately most people thought that it was all him. Ph might be thick as a plank but he wouldn't have released that letter if she didn't demand it. Smdh


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: marion on October 09, 2018, 11:03:48 am
She can cut him off from his friends now but when Harry tres of her he will be back with her friends.  She's probably distancing them as she knows they don't like her. 


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on October 09, 2018, 04:53:53 pm
Meghan feared she looked too 'eager' by agreeing to meet Prince Harry the day after their 2016 blind date - and he was 'mesmerised by her beauty', reveals royal biographer
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6256243/Meghan-Markles-anxiety-eager-Harry-revealed-Andrew-Mortons-biography.html

Comments:
Bert5nann1ell, London, United Kingdom, 3 minutes ago
Yes he should step away get a job and support his wife, it's a sham, once an actress always an actress and an absolute disgrace to our country that this marriage was ever allowed she's so fake and he was so desperate

George-Cross, London, United Kingdom, 4 minutes ago
worried she came across 'too eager' ?? She'd been planning it for ages. She had plotted to meet Harry, to the extent of reading all about the Royal Family, reseaerching about Diana,, and making sure she knew exactly how to 'play' him. This woman is as fake as a nine-bob-note.

Bettyboo32, London, United Kingdom, 4 minutes ago
Watch her upstage the bride on Friday with a dress costing more than Eugenie's or possibly a wardrobe malfunction so that she will be on the front pages on Saturday instead of the bride. She will find every camera to look directly at, and manage to swing herself around Harry and guide him with her hand on his back. She is controlling, she is as hard as nails and will destroy him. he will find she will cut off his friends and family until he only has her to rely on. Just like Wallis Simpson. I think the gloss has worn off of her and all that is left is a shallow woman who is more plastic than flesh.

Thornbury9563, Bristol, United Kingdom, moments ago
She couldn't have been more eager could she! I remember reading that before the news broke about her and Harry, she was on a plane flight and was asked to move her seat. Her comment? After next week no ones ever going to tell me to move again. Harry's her meal ticket and he's a fool if he doesn't know it.

Loverofquiet, Worcestershire, United Kingdom, 10 minutes ago
For anyone thinking of buying Andrew Morton's book, I got it from the library and was very glad I had not spent £s on it. In my opinion it is the most crawling, sycophantic book I have read for a very long time.

Cordelia, Cornwall, United Kingdom, 11 minutes ago
Shame, because he is usually snarky, while only reporting facts, not hearsay. I am led to believe that the sycophantic media regarding MeAgain has something to do with the heritage from her mothers side.

Dani, Pennsylvania, United States, 10 minutes ago
She was afraid she was too eager to go on a second date so quickly yet it didn¿t stop her from shacking up with him in a tent for their third date. Keeping it classy, Meghan.

Easterly, Chicago, United States, 15 minutes ago
Instead of a friend with benefits, Harry married a mommy with benefits. Harry was more likely mesmerized by her narcissistic ability to mirror and morph herself into the facade of someone he¿d be attracted to. Her facade was a combination of orphan-sexpot-humanitarian-mommy figure. Add in the likelyhood that his fascination with her has a strong lust component. Ask anyone whose been involved with a narcissist and they¿ll often say the sex was great ¿ at first. Then it suddenly stops.

She was a booty call gone wrong as evidence by Harry not actually been seen out and about with her except on those odd fake looking dates in December 2016 and photoshopped pictures afterwards to keep this going. He gave her the cold shoulder during Skippy’s wedding in Jamaica, polo in the U.K. etc. Even after the so called engagement, she’s still not seen out and about in public, just those odd public engagements where she’s acting like the royal that the public and press came to see.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Demeter on October 09, 2018, 06:13:16 pm
They're scathing comments. I'm not shocked. This book is going to end up as loo roll for most people.



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on October 09, 2018, 07:16:09 pm
She can cut him off from his friends now but when Harry tres of her he will be back with her friends. 
She's probably distancing them as she knows they don't like her.

When Harry tires of her and wants his old friends back, they might not come back; many will be too busy with work and their families to put up with him, of that I am certain that while his title has pull, that won't mean anything once HM is gone. His status is only as impressive as who is Sovereign and I am sure that many members of the aristocracy and gentry resent having to defer to trash and resent putting up with rejection, PR smear campaigns, and who knows what else.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: CarryingOn on October 09, 2018, 10:41:55 pm
^ I was going to say the same earlier but work was so busy and I had to scoot off. When you treat your friends like crap and drop them for no good reason and because you think you're suddenly better and/or above them, don't expect that they'll be standing in the shadows awaiting your return when reality drops on you like a bucket of cold water to the face. The reality of this loser will hit him and for his sake, he better hope these articles really are fake tabloid fodder because if not, it's going to suck for him when he looks around and realizes that not only who he wifed wasn't worth it but he also has no friends.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on October 13, 2018, 04:20:46 pm
Do behave, Harry! How Meghan appeared to give the fidgeting Prince a subtle telling off at Eugenie's wedding in a rare moment of conflict between the loved-up pair
As the pair waited for the ceremony to begin in St George's Chapel, the Duchess of Sussex seemed to be telling off her husband as a fidgeting Harry interrupted his wife as she chatted to Zara Tindall.

She fire a few words back at him and briefly gesticulates before turning away from him to continue speaking with Zara.

Body language expert Judi James told Femail: 'Harry appears to be anxious and fidgety when they sit in their pew seats, rocking about and fiddling with the tails of his jacket.

'Meghan looks calmer and politely sociable, chatting in a much more demure way to Zara in the seat in front.

Harry starts to talk to her and she performs a subtle eye-dart to her left, a bit like a mother whose kid is trying to interrupt her grown up conversation.  ???

'She turns to Harry and seems to have a slightly firmer conversation, raising her hands and then bringing them together and using a small head-baton gesture for emphasis.

'Meghan leans back towards Zara, resuming her polite social smile along with their conversation.
'
Harry rubs his face, chews his lips and leans into the side of his seat like a child that has just been told to sit still.'

After Meghan appears to tell him off he looks sheepish and flustered, tugging on his suit jacket.

Meanwhile, viewers were surprised that Prince William and Kate were showing more physical affection that normal.

Kate's hand could be seen resting underneath her husband's as they waited patiently for Princess Eugenie to arrive at the chapel.  :cookie: looks like Wills didn't want her to interfere by talkig to Harry.

The clip begins with Prince Harry shifting from side to side in his seat then fiddling with his trouser pockets.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6272167/Did-Harry-Meghan-tiff-royal-wedding.html

Roling her eye at Harry.
https://66.media.tumblr.com/869c71a5b15a08d10b51d212047cb0cf/tumblr_pgj2ieUs4J1xpn99lo1_400.gif
https://videos.dailymail.co.uk/video/mol/2018/10/12/81836018801424724/1024x576_MP4_81836018801424724.mp4

It's hit the Sun newspaper.
https://66.media.tumblr.com/2924b00276a2ab56f66ca7cb37bc1deb/tumblr_pgj6d5HUHE1xpn99lo1_1280.png

Sad Harry.
https://66.media.tumblr.com/38fec5c8c06480aaf22373d0b32a2700/tumblr_pgj1yrOJN71xpn99lo1_640.jpg
https://66.media.tumblr.com/fa7f9ea11aa24651b053fdaf509b2264/tumblr_pgj1yrOJN71xpn99lo2_640.jpg

Zara telling it like it is   :tehe:
https://66.media.tumblr.com/d380aca5d0b282646e122e416e9e66ca/tumblr_pghzbbp6oe1vbhubro1_500.gif
 


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: AnaBolena on October 13, 2018, 04:27:44 pm
^ To me it looks like she says "do your buttons up’ but I might be wrong.  She does roll her eyes if you watch carefully.  Right control freak.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Demeter on October 13, 2018, 04:29:38 pm
^^ What a display of marital unity. 


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on October 13, 2018, 04:39:08 pm
Can't anyone in that family behave well? They can't just sit there paying attention to the ceremony or at least not make some kind of display of themselves? Zara's comment about Harry's wedding was rude and uncalled for and second, all of them were fidgeting like a handful of grade school students.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on October 13, 2018, 06:13:07 pm
Harry did not look happy and Megs looked quite smug and rehearsed in how she was socializing. To be expected.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on October 13, 2018, 06:20:03 pm
The article's now the leading story on the DM site. The clip where she roles her eyes is front and centre on the homepage. She looks annoyed at him to me. This scene happened whilst they were waiting for the wedding to begin. Don't know if this is front page to set the scene f discord before the tour that really should get cancelled or her visa issue grounds her from going. There's no point to having this woman going on an all expense trip onlt to have her merchandise and belittle Harry as if he's her commoner peasant side thing.  :bored:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on October 13, 2018, 06:54:50 pm
Sorry for the double post but this seems to be hitting all the major UK papers.
Eugenie royal wedding: People think Meghan and Harry were having a tiff - here's what really happened
Lipreaders have shed some light after the Duchess was filmed seemingly exasperated with her husband in a rare moment of conflict between the recently-wed couple
https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/eugenie-royal-wedding-people-think-13411616


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Snowpea on October 13, 2018, 08:01:46 pm
Rare moment of conflict, my  :akasha:

Her look was very self-satisfied - she knew the focus would turn to her.  :thumbsdown: Not buying this - it's time to grow up and show some dignified behaviour, kiddies. It's not all about YOU.  :bored:

What's Harry miffed about, no open Tequila bar at the reception? Mummy MeGAIN putting the cap on 2 shooters?  :easter-sly:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on October 13, 2018, 08:14:33 pm
They had their arms around each other at the wedding also so maybe this was a weird moment.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on October 13, 2018, 09:45:24 pm
Her hugging him through her heavy winter coat was on script. His daring to make an off script comment to her was what was mean with the very mature eye roll and patronizing explanation that the place is different or smaller, whatever. She didn't like the attempt at genuine interaction wirh her. ... mind you they are married for less than 5 months and off camera they behave like there's nothing between them and she's bored to death with him.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on October 13, 2018, 09:58:31 pm
^ They both had their arms around each other at the end but she probably was trying to make nice in front of the cameras and he went along like a puppy. He is totally run by her. But one day he will get tired of it.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on October 13, 2018, 11:40:55 pm
Only they know and they aren't telling. IMO


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on October 14, 2018, 03:49:56 am
It’s a shame he went from being on top to being an enabler to a aging mediocre narc American actress. No one would believe that he’s now married to a woman that openly makes money off the royal family and belittles him in public with the royal family and Harry just allowing it. No wonder I have to believe that still there’s something going on in the background that’ll eventually make all of this mess make sense because this woman’s now one of the faces that people associate with representing the British royal family which is sickening and insane.

Modern day such and duchess of Windsor.  :cookie:
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in mid-air scare as £40m private jet 'hit by lightning'
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex had been travelling to Amsterdam for a party
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were caught up in a mid-air scare when their private jet was hit by lightning, it has been reported.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were travelling to an opening party in Amsterdam last month when the luxury Dassault Falcon 7X was reportedly struck.


According to the Mail on Sunday , a bolt of lightning struck the nose cone, narrowly avoiding the navigation equipment. Around 30million volts surged through the plane's fuselage.

After the dramatic scare, the plane - which would have set the Duke and Duchess back around £20,000 for a return flight to Amsterdam - managed to land safely at Schiphol Airport.  :o

It's thought the couple flew from London Oxford Airport, which is just over 10 miles from their Cotswolds home, to attend the three-day, star-studded party in Amsterdam.

The celebrations saw the Duke and Duchess of Sussex enjoy a weekend of sightseeing, eating and drinking to celebrate Soho House founder Nick House's 55th birthday and the opening of the latest branch of his exclusive members' club chain.

During the weekend, Meghan and Harry were also regularly spotted with Markus Anderson, consultant to Soho House and close friend to the former Suits actress.


It was well-connected, Markus, 37, who is thought to have been the potential matchmaker between Meghan and Harry, and who regularly organised private rooms for the couple at various Soho House branches when they were dating.

A Buckingham Palace spokesman declined to comment.  ???  Why go there when Harry’s office is in KP? I guess the press knows that KP lies.

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/prince-harry-meghan-markle-mid-13414482


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on October 14, 2018, 04:05:53 am
Sorry, timed out. I was trying to erase the Mirror article for the DM one.

Modern day such and duchess of Windsor.  :cookie:
Harry and Meghan's £40m private party jet is hit by lightning: Luxury plane is grounded for nine days and nose cone replaced after 30million volt blast
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were involved in a dramatic mid-air scare when a £40 million private jet taking them to a star-studded party was hit by lightning.
The luxury Dassault Falcon 7X aircraft was struck as it flew the couple to Amsterdam last month for the opening party of a posh members’ club.

At least 30 million volts surged through the fuselage after the bolt hit the nose cone – just inches from the plane’s vital radar navigation equipment.

After the scare on Friday, September 21, the aircraft, which costs about £20,000 to hire for a return trip to Amsterdam from the UK, landed safely at the city’s Schiphol airport.

The Mail on Sunday understands that Harry and Meghan boarded the jet at London Oxford Airport, about 12 miles from their Cotswolds home at Great Tew.

Sources said it was paid for privately with no cost to the taxpayer.  ???

Staff at London Oxford Airport, whose website boasts of making travellers ‘feel like you’re being treated like royalty’, claimed they were unaware of the couple flying to Amsterdam.

It is believed Harry and Meghan were driven directly to their jet to avoid being seen.

Staff at the Jet Center at Schiphol, a terminal that deals exclusively with private jet passengers, were similarly tight-lipped, and a spokesman for Buckingham Palace declined to comment.  :bored: why would they when Harry’s office is at KP.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6273647/Harry-Meghans-40m-private-party-jet-hit-lightning.html

Comments:
Null Default, Nowhere, United States, 28 minutes ago
Flying private jet??? Hit by lightning that's an omen.

swimtosea, Funnytown, United States, 41 minutes ago
Spend spend. The sooner they hit rock bottom, the sooner this will all be over.

SourPatchKids, Salt Lake City, United States, about an hour ago
A sign from the heavens.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Snowpea on October 14, 2018, 05:10:40 pm
 :laugh:

Oh my, the comments.

Must be an omen.

Dump her, Harry. We know you aren't happy and neither you nor Willy is doing anything useful for the RF.

H#s on a plane.



Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Demeter on October 14, 2018, 05:12:07 pm
This article talks about the guests there, making special mention of "Guests such as Michael McIntyre, Fran Cutler and Nick Grimshaw were promised a long weekend of 'eating, drinking, napping, dancing, boats and bikes'.

Also on hand to mark the opening of the building were Lily Cole, Ella Eyre, Stanley Tucci and Richard Bacon, who spent days in a coma this summer after contracting pneumonia."

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/meghan-markle-and-prince-harry-in-midair-scare-when-40m-private-jet-struck-by-lightning-a3961406.html


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on October 14, 2018, 05:43:02 pm
This is interesting.  :cookie:
Philip has fulminated against Charles's vision of a slimmed-down Royal Family which he wants to eventually be independent of taxpayers' support, and has called his son "wilful and petulant", according to the source.
Bower claimed that Philip poked fun at his son at a dinner party in Mayfair. Amid laughter, Philip apparently explained that the reason for his and the Queen's longevity was to keep Charles from the throne.  :laugh:
https://www.express.co.uk/comment/columnists/adam-helliker/1031322/philip-disdain-prince-palace-plan-comment-columnist-adam-helliker
The idea of a slimmed down monarchy's a good one, but who's included in that's a very bad one. Wills and Waity are lazy ightweights and don't mention Harry now seen as a molycollied man to his tacky ambitious greedy american born wife who has no isue with merchandising expensive crap at every opportunity whilst claiming to be a humanitarian who cares about woman's issues.  :bored:  Charle's reign won't be a good or successful one as I believe he'll be the last monarch.

Stunning shot of Meghan Markle illuminated by sunlight as she walks down the aisle at St George’s Chapel is crowned the BEST royal photo of the year
A stunning photograph of Meghan Markle illuminated in light as she walks down the aisle at St. George's Chapel has been chosen as the best royal snap of the year.

The incredible shot, taken by Danny Lawson for the Press Association, beat a snap of the Duchess of Cambridge gazing lovingly at Prince Louis outside the Lindo Wing, and a photograph of Prince Philip lifting his hat following his last official engagement, to the top spot.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6265903/Meghan-Markle-walking-aisle-best-royal-snap-year.html
She looks like the ghost bride.  :nervous:  She also looks like she's being led to her execution. The picture has to be photoshopped because of the way the light hits her and the people along the sides are in the dark. This picture shouldn't have won simply because it was prior to the wedding, so she's a commoner at that point.  :cookie:
Notice that this picture as well as the commonwealth documentary includes Meghan prior to the wedding.

Comments:
Molly Mouxe, portland, United States, 2 days ago
This photo totally gives me the cre eps. If it were in a forest, it would¿ve different, but not in that setting. Shu dder

Hurricane123, Paris, France, 2 days ago
This spooky photo foreshadows her marriage.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Demeter on October 14, 2018, 05:51:21 pm
^ Of course they included things prior to the wedding. The rules and traditions don't apply to her. She has a career, after all, to think of.

Personally, that picture makes me think of Anne Boleyn, whose own wedding eventually led to her fate when Henry tired of her. I don't, of course, mean to draw comparisons between her and Meghan, as I think history has largely been unfair to Anne. However, that picture just makes me think of death.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on October 14, 2018, 06:12:20 pm
^the wedding day was the day Anne Boleyn was executed. She was known as the great who*re, so Meghan's fate will be just like Anne's, but wthout the actual physical death. Since she's supposed to now go to visit the commonwealth countries as Harry's wife, it would've made sense for her inclusion in the documentary to include her after the wedding. My point is that her bits were the same snippets where she kept talking about the veil throughout the two part documentary, and now an ominous picture of the royals prior to the wedding.




Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Demeter on October 14, 2018, 06:20:55 pm
^ I was aware of the date, and that tidbit about AB. It's just that I meant that Anne has been unfairly painted down through history. It would have made sense to include her after the wedding, but it seemed premature before the wedding.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on October 14, 2018, 07:28:31 pm
It is all kind of creepy.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Ariel on October 14, 2018, 08:35:13 pm
^ It could be the reason why Meghan got in - as a cosmic revenge for Anne Boleyn. I also don't think she was promiscuous. Most likely - Henry wasn't a committed guy and when she didn't give him a male heir he got rid of her as if apart from her ability to give birth she's useless. Now they got a real life calculating promiscuous user to pay the debt to Anne.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on October 14, 2018, 09:09:24 pm
A cosmic debt to Anne, Wallis or Diana? Probably none of them. She is a cosmic change, but maybe the time has called for it. The only thing that kept this dynasty going through all the centuries was this divine right or bloodline to rule and be in control of such fortune. That is a age old civilization concept for the rulers. When you start mixing the common folk with the divine, who knows how it will turn out in the long run. But they have turned common. Any one of us could go in if the right age for whoever is available if you find a way in the circle. That's it now. You can look at every little baby now and wonder if he/she will marry in. Doesn't matter where they come from. Poor today/Rich royalty tomorrow.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on October 14, 2018, 10:17:11 pm
^very true. So why keep and pay for tacky commoners like Meghan? Why pay to have massive sercurity around the royals if it was as easy as one of their members being set up with an escort who works for Soho House. I'm tired of reading about all the stuff she's done and gossip about other stuff that, without proof, is hearsay, but there she is now in Austrailia representing the monarchy and the UK as if she's as classy and clean like Diana was when she married in. What's Harry thinking of being with someone like this, where he's belittled by her and made to look a fool as she's full in his face with her merchandising and game playing with getting the press to talk about her. Look at what she did at Eugenie's wedding with the coat and the guady jewelry. On and on this farce goes, so what's this saying about the royal family? I'm really at a lose as to what to think but would definitely sign a petition if it came to wanting the monarchy abolished.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on October 14, 2018, 10:32:30 pm
The era of aristo and respectable women marrying into the family is over now. The bar was lowered when Diana was ousted in favor of the mistress. It's all down hill. Plus the era where royals all lived respectable lives ended with three of the Queen's children as well as her sister all divorcing. George may very well marry someone even less "traditional" to put it mildly.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Demeter on October 14, 2018, 10:56:16 pm
It used to be the expectation that, while men may have had a mistress, he didn't marry her. The mistress herself understood this fact of life. When it became permissible to marry one's mistress, and to set aside one's wife, the system faltered.

In days gone by, Harry would not have been permitted to marry for 'love' and whatever relationship he had with MM would never have been solemnized by the church. I think, had that been the case, the relationship would have fizzled.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on October 14, 2018, 11:06:57 pm
So basically, the royal family's standard has gone down to the gutter and that they're now on par with the Made in Chelsea cowd where anything goes. I don't know where the royal family sees themself after the queen dies as now they're seen to be embracing a woman who's blatantly using them for profit and exposure. Having Meghan in and letting her do whatever's cheapened and distroyed the monarchy in a way that can't be repaired. Harry's actions are confusing in that he wears worn out shoes and still seems to care about the less fortunate but seems perfectly ok that his vapid wife wears very expensive outfits and treats poeple with distain like her father and is always on fake acting mode. What are we supposed to make of a man that should be the leader in this relationship but is the afterthought as Meghan takes centre stage. He's reduced to a needy sick looking man who needs his S&M vibe wife to baby him?  :-X


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Demeter on October 14, 2018, 11:44:36 pm
^ Pretty much, imho.

They need to watch their money. Harry's income cannot sustain the kind of jet set lifestyle she seems to want. Even that private plane to a party isn't a sustainable choice for them. He has money, but not that sort of money.

So while I don't for a second believe he can't afford new shoes (I think that's laziness, imho), I do believe their spending habits are also reflecting poorly upon the Firm.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: LadyLaura on October 15, 2018, 12:10:42 am
you would think that a feminist, go getting humanitarian who doesn't lunch, 8) would not want to lower or limit herself to the confines of an archaic institution like a monarchy. they are after all still living in the 19th century with thier obsession with tradition and their resilience to change of all kinds. so what is feminist humanitarian megs doing there anyway? trying to bring the brf into the new age? good luck with that. the more people see the monarchy as being made up of folks no better than anyone else, its days are numbered anyway.
how much humanitarian work has she done since she got engaged to the dumb ginger?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on October 15, 2018, 12:26:04 am
She's a h* that gives the client whatever image they want. She became a humanitarian when her pr company needed image needed cleaning up and try and get her well known in the UK. Perhaps at the time it was to do with Suits, but maybe not since she was asking about Ashley Cole and if she should sleep with him to get noticed in the UK. Now she's playing the demeur duchess who's there to support Harry. The thing is that she's doing a poor job as shes also wearing very expensive attire and jetting off to parties at Soho House and throwing parties at the country estate. It's hard to believe what's really going on as Harry's now a nobody and a loser as she pushes her way forward as if she's the bloodborn royal and Harry's her assistant or less. The only hummanitarian role she's done is to help her con artist friends, Jessica, Mio, Marcus align their pockets with cash.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Miss Hathaway on October 15, 2018, 02:41:36 pm
The way to handle this Meghan situation is for the Queen to announce that Prince Harry needs to recuperative rest and therefore will not carry out any official engagements for the next year and will be living in Africa.   Chicken Legs will get no camera time and will hightail it back to Hollywood. 


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on October 15, 2018, 03:21:45 pm
If Harry gets time off, then William will want it too. Kate already got her time off.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: AnaBolena on October 15, 2018, 04:28:54 pm
^^ Exactly!


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: LadyLaura on October 15, 2018, 04:33:47 pm
just wondering, why are jess mulrooney and her husband allowed to have so much power and influence over this entire thing with meghan? they are involved in absolutly everything! when has a royal wife ever brought her bffs along for an official tour? what is going on here?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on October 15, 2018, 04:55:11 pm
@Sandy this may sound like a stupid answer but maybe she's the first person that asked if her friends could come along


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on October 15, 2018, 04:58:12 pm
I did not ask about her friends.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on October 15, 2018, 05:02:33 pm
I Got This Thread mixed up with another thread on my phone and thought you had made a comment about Jessica going on tour with Megan and Harry and it's obviously someone else and on another thread so I apologize. I am not very Savvy with electronics


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: LadyLaura on October 15, 2018, 05:05:54 pm
that was me that asked  :thankyou:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on October 15, 2018, 05:11:38 pm
Wrong thread


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on October 15, 2018, 09:19:47 pm
@Lady Laura   I don't know why I got so confused this morning. But maybe Murks is the first that asked to bring a friend. One thing that I have learned through the years with my British relatives is that they assume nothing. It is the way it's done and that's it. In my early 20s visiting my cousins with my Brit/Spanish mom, I asked for a doggie bag at a restaurant (that's what they were called then) for my left over meal. They were shocked and said it was not done. I said it is now. Why should good food be thrown away.  I demanded foil to wrap it in. They were  mortified at my behavior. But now I noticed in the last ten years on  a few trips to England that all restaurants have take home containers. I was a rebel there back then in the late 70s/early 80s. But it made no sense the old rules and they changed in time. So maybe the English BRF doesn't think to ask. Now everyone can bring a friend.  Just a thought. Murks is a yank and we don't have a problem asking or changing rules.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: gingerboy24 on October 16, 2018, 10:34:05 am
^Understand what you are saying, but it is a little different when it is the rf, that is not the way it is done, never has been.  She has broken most of the royal protocol now anyway, but that does not make it right.  Yes, maybe old fashioned and outdated, but it still stands whilst HM is at the helm.  Murky just does what she wants and to h*ll with anyone else.  Why HM has allowed that is beyond the understanding of many people, myself included.  She should have done her research before she got married.  Does this mean that with a horrid old hag like murky getting away with it all that the rest will follow?  Does be the question doesn´t it.  If murky can do her own thing and walk all over everyone why not the others, they are royal, murky is a married in royal, not a blood royal, why should they have to observe protocol if that common tart doesn´t have to.  Letting her marry is has opened a ginormous Pandora´s Box of problems here, and HM sits there doing nothing about it.  To announce a "pregnancy" at PE wedding, and then the news is leaked from Canada first, with the Canadians communicating with the palace to ask if correct, that is truly disgusting.  She must have timed it to try and overtake PE wedding day, and then hop off to Oz and let Canada do the public leak.  She really is sinking to the sewers that female, and dork harry appears to be allowing it as well.  What is wrong with those two, holes in shoes, hair a mess, everything about them is tacky and common, and they are not helping their cause.  Dork haza popularity has sunk to almost zero, she never had any to start with.  If there is protocol to be broken, she will break it, that seems to be her motto.  HM and TPTB should really be addressing all this, the burning question is why aren´t they??  Also the little matter of who is funding these "friends"  -  murky will find a way to push it on to the taxpayers, I can´t see these freeloaders wanting to pay their way at all.  They are not part of the royal tour, why the publicity, why does she need a friend with her, she has the *cough cough* dork husband with her, surely he is support enough, or is he?  These two are a dream for the Republican movement, many are saying they see this is really helping to bring the monarchy down and get rid of it.  Talk about them going down in public estimation when Diana died  -  that was a breeze compared to what these two dorks are doing, and bill medd/council cath and the medds en masse have already started to bring them down.  Just need murky and dork haza to finish it off for them.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on October 16, 2018, 12:45:06 pm
I see your point.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: LadyLaura on October 16, 2018, 12:56:59 pm
to me it seems like jess m and her husband are overly involved, much more than should be. I cant see HM being ok with any of it....JM is dressing meghan, acting as her secretary, advisor, possible baby procurer and god knows what else. now shes going on tours....if diana or kate had even asked it would never have been allowed. never would personal friends have been allowed to be so heavily involved. kate wasnt allowed to use pippa as a lady in waiting after she asked, why should jess mulrooney, a quasi political figure have so much influence? I think its because there is more to this than we will ever know. jess m is involved far more deeply in this in this mess than we know.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on October 16, 2018, 03:14:48 pm
Again I see your point on this. Who knows why. But because she is foreign and talks they may just want to placate her if she does the job with PH.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on October 16, 2018, 03:18:45 pm
She should have an experienced royal staff member advising her.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on October 16, 2018, 03:42:40 pm
I am sure she does have one. But that doesn't mean she will follow their advice. Being a yank who made her way into a tv show, she is used to being her own boss about things and she is no spring chicken. It is hard changing past 30. So she may just do what she thinks is best for her and doesn't care about rules she doesn't feel have a purpose. Harry will go along at this stage. He is married to her and stuck to a degree especially now with a kid on the way. A lot of married men are like that. Far too many.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on October 17, 2018, 12:28:29 am
http://www.crazydaysandnights.net/2018/10/blind-items-revealed-2_16.html?m=1
 :cookie:
I think she kept bugging him to meet up with her when she’s in London and he did, this getting himself into this mess now; married to this h*.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on October 17, 2018, 01:18:50 am
. So she may just do what she thinks is best for her and doesn't care about rules she doesn't feel have a purpose.

I think you just hit it on the head as to why Meg didn't succeed in Hollywood; she didn't think she would have to adopt new customs and habits and didn't think there was a point to showing up on time, working on lines, or actually honing her craft. I think she didn't realize that it would take more than just good looks and ambition or even a good idea, but I think she thought that she should just have to show up and recite her assigned lines. Regrettably she didn't adapt to the expectations and I think she ended up not taking off and blaming everyone around her for not seeing her inherent gloriousness.

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Harry will go along at this stage. He is married to her and stuck to a degree especially now with a kid on the way. A lot of married men are like that. Far too many

You know, Harry has nerve, considering he was so determined to marry her; he has no business being sulky just because people don't like his wife or like him anymore.

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I am sure she does have one. But that doesn't mean she will follow their advice. Being a yank who made her way into a tv show, she is used to being her own boss about things and she is no spring chicken. It is hard changing past 30

Regrettably she got her behavior validated when a prince proposed to her and she's living a luxury lifestyle. Her attitude has been both reinforced and rewarded.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on October 17, 2018, 01:22:17 am
Success is relative. There are some struggling actresses who would have thought their dream had come true to land a job on a TV series, even one that is not top rung. Some never achieve their dreams in acting and just settle or continue to struggle for years with no success. This is a very competitive career.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on October 17, 2018, 01:50:33 am
Right, but I  think Meg had bigger ambitions and I do think she thought her father should have somehow miraculously made something happen for her and should have supported her in luxury until she had her first break. I wonder if she was treated like a little princess on movie sets and thought that it would continue once she tried to get into acting herself. It didn't, which must have made her bitter.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on October 17, 2018, 08:18:00 pm
^ Her father was a technician and they are the blue collar of Hollywood and not well connected like producers/directors, etc. So I am not sure he could have done much on his own for her. Their problems root from something else. But as much as I am a critic of Murks, she did achieve something in Hollywood. She had two shows and a film and many roles. It is such hard competition nowadays. So she is no A lister by any means, but she did get a career and made some money and left the career for the royal role. She wasn't kicked out. So I will give her that. I don't think she is fit for this role, but she seems to be doing okay on her tours and engagements. It helps that she loves the attention of course. Anyway, I am resigned to be stuck with her on the mags. Any attractive girl Harry married would have been this sensation in the media. Maybe they will end up being great parents like Andy and Fergie who have questionable behavior patterns.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on October 17, 2018, 09:03:14 pm
She had an okay career, but she was not at all where her ego expected her to be. She was acting in a sub-par television series that only accorded her a supporting role and her movies were bit parts where she was the sexpot and simulated sex acts. She also did a few B-movies, but nothing that would legitimately call her a star. This hype about her vaunted career is something that if looked at closely, wasn't something to brag about and she never really stood out in any notable way. As for her appearances, of course she's doing well, she is just acting a part.

Right, but that kind of logic wouldn't work well with Meg. She fancies that her father should have waved some kind of wand, or had better status than he did. She doesn't understand that people have limitations and that she isn't owed some Act of God to get her to where she wants to go. She doesn't see that her father first gave her a great start in life and can't (won't) see that he is under no obligation to do more and shouldn't be mistreated because he didn't give her the life she thought she deserved. She had gone to a good school, got great trips, did fun things, but at adulthood, being taken care of ends and making one's way in the world begins. Meg somewhere along the line saw herself as entitled to being taken care of in style, with the 'right' (her mentality not mine) to end up enjoying posh living while pursuing her dream of Hollywood stardom and humanitarian glory.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on October 17, 2018, 10:32:17 pm
Sometimes actors and actresses make it big only if they have an A Lister Mentor. Meghan surely didn't. I think of some that were "discovered" by stars. Like Mary Steenburgen was promoted by Jack Nicholson and she co-starred with him in one of her earliest films; Lauren Bacall had very little acting experience but discovered by Howard Hawks (actually his wife saw her picture in a magazine) and became a big star; and Ava Gardner's brother in law was a photographer and just happened to put her picture in his window and she was discovered by MGM executives; and Bradley Cooper promoted Lady Gaga as an A list film star. So many stories of this.

Tom was no Jack Nicholson in the scheme of things.

I do know some in the theatre and some just never achieve anything after going from one audition to another and some settle for behind the scenes work.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on October 22, 2018, 05:33:31 pm
I used to wonder why someone needed to get training to be a royal, but now I understand. You have to dress and be a certain way at all times, it has to be who you are and clearly Meg and Harry are showing WHY it takes training. Dressing like this is just wrong and clearly neither are interested in being genuine reps. By marrying her, Harry shows his real level; it's not where he was born, but it is where his choices in life have taken him.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on October 22, 2018, 05:50:27 pm
For one reason or another, the boys misinterpreted things and thought they could be "normal" "regular" guys.  They can't. The royals also lowered the bar re: consorts and have only themselves to blame.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on October 22, 2018, 07:36:08 pm
I know Diana is idolized on this forum, but the biggest mistake that she made was to treat the press as the enemy and not as a natural part of her position/life. Regrettably she didn't teach her sons to just get on with life, even with the press being as aggressive as it was. She could have gotten them used to it and if a potential consort couldn't handle the coverage, at the very least it would have shown the princes that the woman wasn't up to the position and she would have been sent packing. Really, neither prince should have been allowed to sue the press as often as they did.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: BostonLibby on October 22, 2018, 07:52:29 pm
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Posted by: Kuei Fei

I used to wonder why someone needed to get training to be a royal, but now I understand. You have to dress and be a certain way at all times, it has to be who you are and clearly Meg and Harry are showing WHY it takes training. Dressing like this is just wrong and clearly neither are interested in being genuine reps. By marrying her, Harry shows his real level; it's not where he was born, but it is where his choices in life have taken him.

Yes, he has shown his real level.  Harry has chosen not to behave as a royal.  Instead, he follows 'Megham' (saw that elsewhere) with overt PDA's along with her clutching him with both hands at times.  Even if Harry weren't a member of the BRF and was just a soldier who founded the Invictus Games, this behavior would be unacceptable at the opening ceremony. Their behavior has overshadowed the royal tour and the IG, at least in the World Press.  So what's the point of them being there? It's just a public honeymoon with 'oh yeah, we have to attend some events' tacked on.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on October 22, 2018, 08:02:21 pm
You know, most plain soldiers work to improve themselves and here is Harry, being as slovenly as possible.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on October 22, 2018, 10:16:48 pm
^You’d think his military training would’ve helped him know how to shine his shoes or at least have them presentable.  Lately?  Down and 50, Harry!


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on October 22, 2018, 11:36:48 pm
I know Diana is idolized on this forum, but the biggest mistake that she made was to treat the press as the enemy and not as a natural part of her position/life. Regrettably she didn't teach her sons to just get on with life, even with the press being as aggressive as it was. She could have gotten them used to it and if a potential consort couldn't handle the coverage, at the very least it would have shown the princes that the woman wasn't up to the position and she would have been sent packing. Really, neither prince should have been allowed to sue the press as often as they did.

Both Diana and Charles did try to get their sons to get used to the press and not treat them like the enemy. Will and Kate hide out the children and the youngsters seem to have an attitude now especially Charlotte. WIlliam smirked at Charlotte's snarky comment. I recall Diana would not tolerate the boys acting out for the media. Like William kept saluting at them until Diana corrected it.

Harry may be influenced by his brother and hide out his future children also.

I worry more about the children than the spouses because George having an attitude against the press would have serious ramifications for his being prepared to be monarch

Royals Suing the press is a bad idea in general.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on October 23, 2018, 01:30:25 am
I know, but Diana's actions at times were contradictory to her expressed aims; suing the press was something that was largely reactive and that was the example she set her sons whether it was her intention or not. As for the royals, yes, they have got to stop letting the press headlines get to them. I admit the press was WAY out of line decades ago, but these days the royals don't get as much attention mainly since there are more important things and second, everyone strikes me as fed up with their drama. While the world moves on and settles down, WK H/M are still drifting and clueless about real life. They're still in party mode and are just as unstable as they were in their twenties.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on October 23, 2018, 02:48:04 am
EXCLUSIVE: 'She says the things people are afraid to say.' The Talk's Eve defends co-star Sharon Osbourne after she insisted Meghan Markle 'ain't black' and is of 'mixed race' instead
The Talk host Eve has defended co-star Sharon Osbourne after the outspoken Brit came under fire last week for insisting Meghan Markle 'isn't black.'

The 66-year-old London-born TV host sparked a debate on Wednesday while reacting to Piers Morgan's comments on Good Morning Britain where he referred to Markle's future child as the 'first black baby' in the royal family.

Osbourne argued that the Duchess of Sussex 'ain't black' and is of 'mixed race' instead.

Eve fired back saying: 'She's black, she's half black.'

Osbourne replied: 'I know, I know, but she doesn't look black..to anybody,' while prompting groans from the studio audience.

Eve quickly interjected and said the subject of how black or white someone looks is a 'whole different discussion' and cut to commercial.

Osbourne apologized after the break fearing her words were misconstrued as racist saying: 'I want to say something before you start writing in and picking up the phone. When I said Meghan is not black; where I come from she is mixed race. She is not white, not black - mixed race..that is the term that is used in Europe.' 

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6303129/The-Talk-host-Eve-defends-Sharon-Osbourne-insisted-Meghan-Markle-isnt-black.html

Of course Sharon's right but in America, Meghan's seen as black because her mum's black. IMO, quite dumb because she's also white via her dad. I don't get why the American way seems to be the final say because I see this idea being adoped by young people in the UK and beyond which is wrong. Meghan's used her black mother to play the race card against the royal family to get to where she is now.  :cookie:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: CathyJane on October 23, 2018, 03:10:25 am
I used to wonder why someone needed to get training to be a royal, but now I understand. You have to dress and be a certain way at all times, it has to be who you are and clearly Meg and Harry are showing WHY it takes training. Dressing like this is just wrong and clearly neither are interested in being genuine reps. By marrying her, Harry shows his real level; it's not where he was born, but it is where his choices in life have taken him.


Yes but common sense could tell  you a lot. It doesn't take a 'royal' expert to know not to wear a beach cover up as a dress while working.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on October 23, 2018, 03:18:38 am
^but she was giving trbute to Diana.  :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:
Meghan has a Diana moment in semi-sheer linen dress labelled her 'most daring ensemble' yet
Eagle eyed enthusiasts were quick to point out the similarities between Meghan's floaty frock and a neutral hued, sheer skirt worn by Princess Diana on a visit to a nursery school in 1980.
38 years apart, the flimsy grey and white fabric of both garments caught the sun in the same striking fashion, meaning you could see both royal's legs underneath.
The Duchess' linen dress was buttoned at the thigh to avoid flashing too much skin, and she paired the cotton number with lace-up sandals by Sarah Flint and sunglasses by Karen Walker.
Australia's balmy climate - and the fact that she is no longer hiding her baby bump - may account for Meghan's more relaxed approach.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6305177/Meghan-Markle-pays-tribute-late-mother-law-wearing-sheer-fabric-favoured-Princess-Diana.html#https://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/newpix/2018/10/23/02/518783B100000578-6305177-The_Duchess_paired_the_cotton_number_with_lace_up_sandals_by_Sar-a-59_1540256522162.jpg
Comments:
Boredwithusernames, Cairns, United Kingdom, about a minute ago
You're joking right? Diana was 19 and unmarried and as for Meghan, we have already seen her close to naked

New new new, New York, United States, 2 minutes ago
The downfall of "royalty"

I might be off my head, but I wouldn't be surprised if Wills or Charles set Meghan onto Harry. Both of them gets a boost from this because Harry was seen as king material, as in he had the ulse f the public and he used his position to help like he did with his involvement with the Invictus Games. Harry will always be dispensible because he's the spare. His image has taken a nose dive as well as his public engagements since being linked to Meghan. The royals are playing polictics also with her mixed race heritage. Unfortunately, that'll get people of colour interested in the royals to see what she does and how she's treated by them and the establishment. Now they're in Fiji and is said that the elction could be affected by their visit. Sad as they should stick with the way they wre're going to vote.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on October 23, 2018, 02:12:26 pm
This is the funniest article yet. Comparing Meghan to a teenage Diana who was tricked by photographers into posing so her legs would show.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on October 23, 2018, 03:12:38 pm
@Windsor you're not that off your head but it's not Charles and wills that planted her.  don't give them that much credit


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on October 23, 2018, 04:24:03 pm
^but she was giving trbute to Diana.  :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:
Meghan has a Diana moment in semi-sheer linen dress labelled her 'most daring ensemble' yet
Eagle eyed enthusiasts were quick to point out the similarities between Meghan's floaty frock and a neutral hued, sheer skirt worn by Princess Diana on a visit to a nursery school in 1980.
38 years apart, the flimsy grey and white fabric of both garments caught the sun in the same striking fashion, meaning you could see both royal's legs underneath.
The Duchess' linen dress was buttoned at the thigh to avoid flashing too much skin, and she paired the cotton number with lace-up sandals by Sarah Flint and sunglasses by Karen Walker.
Australia's balmy climate - and the fact that she is no longer hiding her baby bump - may account for Meghan's more relaxed approach.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-6305177/Meghan-Markle-pays-tribute-late-mother-law-wearing-sheer-fabric-favoured-Princess-Diana.html#https://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/newpix/2018/10/23/02/518783B100000578-6305177-The_Duchess_paired_the_cotton_number_with_lace_up_sandals_by_Sar-a-59_1540256522162.jpg
Comments:
Boredwithusernames, Cairns, United Kingdom, about a minute ago
You're joking right? Diana was 19 and unmarried and as for Meghan, we have already seen her close to naked

New new new, New York, United States, 2 minutes ago
The downfall of "royalty"

I might be off my head, but I wouldn't be surprised if Wills or Charles set Meghan onto Harry. Both of them gets a boost from this because Harry was seen as king material, as in he had the ulse f the public and he used his position to help like he did with his involvement with the Invictus Games. Harry will always be dispensible because he's the spare. His image has taken a nose dive as well as his public engagements since being linked to Meghan. The royals are playing polictics also with her mixed race heritage. Unfortunately, that'll get people of colour interested in the royals to see what she does and how she's treated by them and the establishment. Now they're in Fiji and is said that the elction could be affected by their visit. Sad as they should stick with the way they wre're going to vote.


Charles has his own priorities pushing Camilla. Harry even if he was or is seen as King material will never be King.

Will does not like work and neither does his spouse but they won't cede the perks involved with Kingship to Harry no way.

Will's and  Charles' spouses are nothing to write home about.

Harry chose Meghan on his own.

Harry won't be dispensable until Will's children come of age to do work and that may be a very long time.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: gingerboy24 on October 23, 2018, 05:47:34 pm
Came across this.  Hmm, vegan or whatever, healthy, and etc etc etc.  Shame she smokes then considering she is meant to be the health kick type.

https://scontent-cdt1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/44532966_982586175281250_1876606095070330880_n.jpg?_nc_cat=111&_nc_ht=scontent-cdt1-1.xx&oh=654494285ac1130a4f9bd27015d4d7c0&oe=5C5760EC


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: lesken on October 23, 2018, 05:59:59 pm
That must be an old photo but shows her bare legs like other photos so the person comparing her to Diana tricked by some press photoing with her sheer skirt in the light is a nut. Megs has no shame with flaunting her body.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on October 23, 2018, 06:24:00 pm
I know, but Diana's actions at times were contradictory to her expressed aims; suing the press was something that was largely reactive and that was the example she set her sons whether it was her intention or not. As for the royals, yes, they have got to stop letting the press headlines get to them. I admit the press was WAY out of line decades ago, but these days the royals don't get as much attention mainly since there are more important things and second, everyone strikes me as fed up with their drama. While the world moves on and settles down, WK H/M are still drifting and clueless about real life. They're still in party mode and are just as unstable as they were in their twenties.

She sued the press after the separation.

And their other parent loathes the press. The "bloody people" comment he made over a live microphone I think is the tip of the iceberg.

I think Will and Harry should not hide out their children. And get them used to the press. Charles and Diana at least made the effort. The next generation should not idle away their twenties and be more grounded about life IMO


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on October 23, 2018, 07:47:36 pm
Good luck there, this headline just came in:

The Duke & Duchess of Sussex want their Polo Baby to have a ‘normal’ life
https://www.celebitchy.com/596911/the_duke_duchess_of_sussex_want_their_polo_baby_to_have_a_normal_life/

So, now their kids will be raised in isolation, splendid isolation and the kids will not be used to the public and will not be well socialized.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on October 23, 2018, 08:15:21 pm
They have a strange idea about what "normal" life is.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on October 23, 2018, 09:17:08 pm
Their version of 'normal' is like that of Marie Antoinette's version of a normal peasant life. Nothing 'icky' and her peasants must be supervised so they are acting 'normally' enough. Quite honestly, I think the Brits are saints to put up with their royals at this juncture. Kate wants a life of a gentry countrywoman with a London estate and clearly would have preferred to marry a rich aristocrat. William likes to play at new hobbies and the less said about the Yorks the better.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: CathyJane on October 24, 2018, 03:51:16 am
Good luck there, this headline just came in:

The Duke & Duchess of Sussex want their Polo Baby to have a ‘normal’ life
https://www.celebitchy.com/596911/the_duke_duchess_of_sussex_want_their_polo_baby_to_have_a_normal_life/

So, now their kids will be raised in isolation, splendid isolation and the kids will not be used to the public and will not be well socialized.

Harry might want that but no way will MEggles not be in the public eye with her kids.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on October 24, 2018, 08:32:47 am
I think Harry has gone stark raving psychotic; I am certain that he is unaware that his kids will be expected to do duties and if he's prepping for a life without being part of a reigning dynasty, he is in fact going about it the wrong way. I do think he is continuing to think that he can just raise them as members of the upper one percent minus a title, but as long as taxpayers support their lifestyle, the taxpayer is entitled to at least see them in public during ceremonial occasions.

Second, the press issue, the press isn't so eager for them since there are bigger stories to cover. The press hasn't abused or harassed Harry and Meg at the level his mother was and he isn't as covered as he was when he was in his teens and twenties. As for the press, this constant persecution complex is just abusing a new generation of journalists who are not nearly as aggressive as the previous generations. So really, Harry's paranoia is really old and out of line and obsolete.

I do not think the House of Windsor is aware at how close the public is to becoming utterly anesthetized towards them. Both princes used to be loved, now both are disliked, but the minute the public stops feeling anything, that is when the monarchy will end. It won't be a form of indifference, but it will be the kind where the royals will no longer mean anything to the public or press and both public and press will just choose to start openly rejecting them.

The press will reject covering them or putting up with their lawsuits/ threats and the public will stop showing up to their events and the wealthy elite will stop funding their charities. It's not hostility that should make one nervous, it's indifference and being cut out coldly. Once all classes start shrugging them off, all it will take is an effective leader to propose ending the monarchy, getting the vote needed, and then efficiently signing the papers that will end it all for good.

The fact that Harry is unaware of this is mind boggling.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: YooperModerator on October 24, 2018, 11:12:23 am
Well, I'm becoming indifferent to them and I don't think I'm alone. 

I've always wondered at the point of the royals and looked at them as example setters, carrying the torch of tradition and just the right mix of mystery and majesty.  With this attitude of Harry and Smirkles, the question will be, "if they want to be 'normal and just like us', then why do we need them at all?" 

Be careful what you wish for, Harry, because you have zero idea what it's like outside of your bubble.  Wouldn't puncture it if you want the perks, buddy.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Snowpea on October 24, 2018, 01:27:48 pm
Harry is weak and rather stupid; we know that MeAgain is dictating the terms and believes she is some kind of force of change. She believes her own publicity. A foreigner with limited education and no true social standing other than through marriage to a complete idiot and dunce is not going to be able to push her agenda long.

Both are damaged, spoiled brats with no care other than themselves. Who has the patience to put up with them?  :thumbsdown:


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: sandy on October 24, 2018, 09:24:13 pm
The younger generation especially the senior ones rant on about making  a difference but they really don't contribute anything really. It's just talk.

They can't really make any breakthroughs in the Firm.

I get annoyed at how their defenders keep claiming they help tourism. I disagree.


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: Kuei Fei on October 24, 2018, 09:48:17 pm
It's not the place of the lesser ranked royals to make any changes. It's not the place of any marrying in consort to make changes. It's the prerogative of the Sovereign and the Sovereign alone. I'm fed up with troublemakers determined to marry in and start disrupting things at the top; can't the younger generation just get on with it and live a life of calm normality?


Title: Re: Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Press Articles & Random Chat
Post by: windsor2 on October 25, 2018, 04:31:05 am
WTF has she done to be on this list? This chick's not even British.   :o
Meghan joins Anthony Joshua and Vogue editor-in-chief Edward Enninful on list of 100 most powerful black Britons
Duchess of Sussex makes first appearance on list of influential black Britons
The Duchess of Sussex has joined boxer Anthony Joshua and Vogue editor-in-chief Edward Enninful on a list of the 100 most powerful black Britons.
Meghan Markle, who joined the royal family in May after her wedding to Prince Harry, has made her first appearance on the Powerlist 2019, announced at the Black Excellence gala dinner yesterday.
Other celebrities on the top 100 list include rapper Stormzy, comedian Sir Lenny Henry and actor David Harewood.
The most influential person of African or African Caribbean heritage in Britain was named as Ric Lewis, chief executive of real estate investment management firm Tristan Capital Partners.
The Powerlist, now in its 12th year, is said to honour 'incredible men and women across a wide range of industries including science, technology and the arts'.
The guests were celebrated at a black-tie dinner at Plaisterers' Hall in the City of London last