The final season of the controversial Netflix documentary of the Sussexes aired on Thursday, with claims that the Palace briefed Harry and Meghan to deflect attention from less favorable coverage about other royals.
The royal family and Palace aides will brace themselves for the bombings in Episode II of the Harry & Meghan series after the royal family faced accusations they leaked negative stories. poles as part of the “war against Meghan”.
Meghan’s lawyer, Jenny Afia, in a trailer released on Wednesday, alleged that she had seen evidence of the Palace criticizing the couple to fit someone else’s agenda.
The duchess herself said: “You’ll see it play out, like a story about someone in the family that will come out for a minute and they’ll say ‘We’ve got to make it go’.”
Her friend Lucy Fraser added: “Meg has become a scapegoat for the Palace. And so they will put stories about her whether they are true or not to avoid other less favorable stories from being printed.
Ms Afia said: “There is a real fight against Meghan and I have certainly seen evidence that there was a negative press conference from the Palace against Harry and Meghan to fit the agenda of the people. others.”
Harry, in another trailer, said, “They were happy to lie to protect my brother (William). They were never willing to tell the truth to protect us”, while Meghan said she was “fed by wolves”.
Buckingham Palace and Kensington Palace declined to comment.
Statements made in the documentary will face scrutiny, with questions raised prior to its streaming as to whether the evidence Ms Afia mentioned was sufficiently presented. no, what stories are they talking about and exactly which royals are said to be being protected.
As Meghan spoke, footage played on the front pages of the newspaper titled “Meghan Made Kate Cry” and “The Heir” – about the controversy over Kate and Meghan’s floral dress and how the Sussex family use a private jet.
In the interview with Oprah Winfrey, Meghan said Kate, now the Princess of Wales, made her cry before her wedding during her baby girl floral dress rehearsal – and not the other way around as has been reported – and that “everyone in the organization knew it was ‘not right’ but it was not fixed.
Meanwhile, the royal family, which includes Harry’s father and brother, will march together on Thursday, presenting a united front as the King, Queen Consort and Prince of Wales take part. joined Kate at her Christmas concert at Westminster Abbey.
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More than 1,800 people will gather at the Abbey to cheer on the festival, which is organized to recognize “the selfless efforts of individuals, families and communities across the UK, and to celebrate and show off. the joy that human connection and solidarity can bring.”
Kensington Palace said the second ceremony Kate hosted was dedicated to the late Queen Elizabeth II and the values she embodied throughout her life, including “duty, empathy, virtue trust, service, kindness, compassion and support for others”.
The Sussexes’ six-part show – part of their multi-million pound deal with Netflix – became the streaming giant’s most-watched documentary in a week of its premiere, out eyes with 81.55 million hours of viewing.
The final three episodes look set to explore the Megxit crisis, as Harry and Meghan gave up royal life to move to the US, the duke said: “There’s no other option at this point… I said ‘we’re’ We need to get out of here’.”
In the first installment on December 8, Harry accused the royal family of having “a great degree of unconscious bias” and Meghan said the media wanted to “destroy” her.
The Duke also said members of his family have questioned why Meghan needs more protection from the media than their wives, but they have failed to capture the “racial element”.
Meghan also alleges that she was instructed not to invite her niece Ashleigh Hale to her royal wedding.
However, sources told The Sunday Times that Meghan chose not to invite her niece and she was not told who to invite.
Former Suits actress Meghan insists she was unprepared for royal affairs or behaviour, but the newspaper said she was given a 30-point profile of royal life with information and details of professionals she can approach for help.
One issue that remains unexplored is allegations that Meghan bullied Palace staff, with the story published in March 2021 just days before Oprah’s interview aired.
Buckingham Palace said it was “deeply concerned” and began investigating allegations in The Times that the duchess fired two personal assistants and staff who “humiliated” them, bringing them to tears, which she denied.
The investigation into the handling of the complaints has never been made public.
https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/finale-of-harry-and-meghan-series-to-air-with-claims-palace-briefed-against-couple-42220688.html The final season of the Harry & Meghan series aired with statements the Palace briefed against the couple