Royal Author Says Queen Wouldn’t Let ‘Operator’ Meghan Markle ‘Have Cake and Eat it’ With Netflix Deal

by Jeremy Spirogis
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When Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex introduced that they have been stepping down as senior royals they stated they’d work to change into “financially independent.” Well, it seems that the pair has discovered a approach to try this by a profitable Netflix deal.

Now, a royal creator is claiming that the duke and duchess have been attempting to chop some “commercial deals” earlier than they left The Firm, however the royals weren’t having it.

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Royal creator calls Meghan Markle an ‘operator’ making ‘laughable’ offers

I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! star Lady Colin Campbell, who authored the booked Meghan and Harry: The Real Story, stated that earlier than their exit the Sussexes have been attempting to “cut commercial deals.”

“Some of the commercial deals I heard of were laughable,” Campbell instructed the Daily Star. “I thought there is no way the royal family can agree to this.”

She added that Harry’s spouse is the driving drive behind the whole lot claiming, “Meghan was cutting a swathe through Harry’s social life, she didn’t approve of this, she didn’t approve of that, she is an operator.”

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Royals can’t have ‘cake and eat it too’

The creator went on to say that issues with Harry’s bride and the royal household happened simply 4 days earlier than their marriage ceremony at Windsor Castle.

Campbell stated that Harry’s kinfolk, particularly Queen Elizabeth II, weren’t going to allow them to be working royals and money in on simply being royalty. According to Campbell, the queen would by no means have allowed them to “have their cake and eat it too” so the one approach they might get these offers achieved was to step down.

“You have to remember, to be in the royal family, to be a member of the monarchy, you have to be above politics and commerce, otherwise it is perceived to not be neutral, and it has to be neutral, to represent the country you have to be neutral,” she defined.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will produce content material for Netflix

Now free from royal constraints, Harry and Meghan have been in a position to negotiate business offers they usually struck it massive with their Netflix deal.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s new gig with the streaming large is reportedly value round $100 million. After Variety confirmed the deal on Sept. 2, the prince and former Suits star launched a press release that learn:

Our lives, each impartial of one another, and as a pair have allowed us to know the facility of the human spirit: of braveness, resilience, and the necessity for connection. Through our work with various communities and their environments, to shining a lightweight on folks and causes all over the world, our focus might be on creating content material that informs but additionally provides hope.

The couple will reportedly produce a number of movies and documentaries in addition to instructional and kids’s packages for the platform.

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