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Megxit

edited 12 January at 10:19PM in Discussion Time
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  • SocajamSocajam Forumite
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    I think they need to cut the head off the snake, leaving a clear cut.
    Leaving her with the title, 50/50 split between the UK and Canada etc will return to haunt the Royal Family which will be the problem of Charles and Williams later on
    They should remove her title, let her return to plain Mrs Meghan....
    No website using the Royal name, no books deal and no more taxpayers money.
    They want to live independently, do so at their own expense, not at the British taxpayers.
    Let's see how long the princess will last.
    Harry is in for a rude awakening, this is just the tip of the iceberg that he cannot see rushing towards him.
    Someone should have sit her down and let know that joining the Royal Family is like joining the !!!!!, they is not 50/50 in or out to suit your selfish needs.
  • lessonlearnedlessonlearned Forumite
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    Here you go...

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    Thanks for highlighting this.......as you say, it's even the same newspaper, so absolutely no excuse for this. It's just so blatant. Poor girl getting lambasted for doing exactly the same thing that Kate gets praised for.

    I don't buy newspapers anymore and I certainly don't read the red tops or trashy celebrity style magazines so I actually had no idea just how bad the press have been in their treatment of Meghan. It would be enough to send anyone screaming for the hills.

    Yes she and Harry could have handled things better and perhaps with time, they could have turned things round again. A lot of the general public do or did actually have a soft spot for Harry. Its such a shame it has come to this.

    And yet, as has been pointed out, initially the press were all over Meghan like a rash, praising her to the skies. I wonder what changed......but then the British tabloid press have form on this.......they seem to delight in building people up only to tear them down again.

    As for criticisms about the amount of money spent on clothing. Well the tax payer doesn't pay for it, they pay for it themselves, from either their own funds or from income from the Duchy of Cornwall. They are not allowed to accept freebies.

    One thing people do forget is that Kate mainly showcases British designers and manufacturers, especially when she buys from the high street, The stores she favours are delighted with the "Kate effect". Certainly in the early days she favoured stores like Reiss and Hobs, and they benefitted greatly from her patronage.

    It is possible that both Kate and Megan might do what Diana did at one point, namely auction off some of their wardrobes for charity. Some of the designer dresses will be collectors items and worth far more than they paid for them.

    At the other end of the spectrum, Princess Anne is very thrifty with her wardrobe. She regularly airs the same outfits over and over again. Some of them dating back to the 70s. She must work hard at maintaining her figure because there can't be many of us who can still fit into clothes we wore over 40 years ago.

    She sometimes gets criticised for that.......which just goes to show that when you're in the public eye you just can't win.
  • HRH_MUngoHRH_MUngo Forumite
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    Meghan does not bother with her own family, so she has form in this area.... just saying.

    I say no more about her as I do not know facts, but I just hope she doesn't break Harry's heart.
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  • lessonlearnedlessonlearned Forumite
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    HRH_MUngo wrote: »
    Meghan does not bother with her own family, so she has form in this area.... just saying.

    I say no more about her as I do not know facts, but I just hope she doesn't break Harry's heart.

    I think a lot of people do fear that this is exactly what will happen. That divorce is inevitable and that Harry will be badly hurt.

    I just hope that whatever deal is thrashed out, he doesn't burn all his bridges and, that if it does all go pear shaped, he can come back into the fold.
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    SapphireSapphire Forumite
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    edited 13 January at 5:07PM
    Gavin83 wrote: »
    Have people considered that she might not actually be a very nice person rather than everyone being racist? Clearly a lot of people who know her don't like her, they can't all be racist.

    I'm sure they know this, but the leftie Borg collective will take every opportunity to spread faux outrage propaganda. :cool:

    As I said, I feel sorry for Prince Harry, who seemed like a decent sort who has unfortunately been taken in by this older, far more experienced woman clearly (from past signs of what she posted online, etc.) only interested in money and attempting to 'be famous' …
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  • bluenose1bluenose1 Forumite
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    I feel like it's an episode of The Crown. Have no interest in the Royal Family but really don't see why the problem if they want to leave The Firm.
    Looking at the newspaper coverage I can see why they would want to leave UK. It's a shame because the papers also treated Princess Diana so terribly.
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  • SapphireSapphire Forumite
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    bluenose1 wrote: »
    I feel like it's an episode of The Crown. Have no interest in the Royal Family but really don't see why the problem if they want to leave The Firm.
    Looking at the newspaper coverage I can see why they would want to leave UK. It's a shame because the papers also treated Princess Diana so terribly.

    No, they didn't. She constantly courted publicity and attention, probably due to 'psychiatric problems'. She could easily have done what Princess Anne, for example, has mostly done during her life, and avoided attention.
  • lessonlearnedlessonlearned Forumite
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    Going back to the duplicity and hypocracy of the British press ......

    I first had my eyes opened over the way the press treated Freddie Mercury before he died. They hounded that man, even as he lay dying......they couldn't find a kind or decent word for him. That's when I stopped buying newspapers.

    Now of course they lionise him.

    The public adored Freddie and the press could not change the public's affection for him.

    I wonder if, instead of complaining about press intrusion and getting all upset and harking back to the way Diana was treated, if Harry and Megan could have just gritted their teeth for a while, whether, in the end, the public's affection for Harry would have forced the press to change their tune.

    One thing is for sure.....you upset the press at your peril.

    I'm glad I'm a nobody......;)
  • lessonlearnedlessonlearned Forumite
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    Sapphire wrote: »
    No, they didn't. She constantly courted publicity and attention, probably due to 'psychiatric problems'. She could easily have done what Princess Anne, for example, has mostly done during her life, and avoided attention.

    Princess Anne made a few mistakes with the press when she was younger but learned from them. She has handled the press very well and maintains a low profile.
  • minty777minty777 Forumite
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    Princess Anne made a few mistakes with the press when she was younger but learned from them. She has handled the press very well and maintains a low profile.


    Spongers the lot of em
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