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Harry & Meghan stepping back from being 'Major Royals'

Pete-MK (Elite Donator) posted this on Thursday, 9th January 2020, 08:36

Presumably due to the intense and sometimes downright hateful scrutiny they get from nearly every quarter. The fact they didn't consult with senior royals before they made their announcement is a sure-fire way to make sure that scrutiny continues unabated for the next decade.

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Brooky (Elite) posted this on Thursday, 9th January 2020, 09:20

Why this change? Did I missed something someone said or did? Sorry
It’s hard keeping up with all the news, I
thought Megan and the Prince are happy,
did something happened for them to make this move ?

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Pete-MK (Elite Donator) posted this on Thursday, 9th January 2020, 09:33

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Brooky says...
"did something happened for them to make this move ?"

Probably the constant criticism from the world's media played a large part. Meghan's American & not white, and that alone is reason enough for some purists to refer to her in less favourable terms.


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Si Wooldridge (Reviewer) posted this on Thursday, 9th January 2020, 10:44

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Pete-MK says...
" Meghan's American & not white, and that alone is reason enough for some purists to refer to her in less favourable terms."

Whilst that may well be true for a few, I really do think there's much more to it than that...

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Pete-MK (Elite Donator) posted this on Thursday, 9th January 2020, 11:11

Oh, absolutely. But in the little bubble that is my workplace, that's pretty much the main reason given (customers, not staff).

It takes a certain person to be able to cope with that much constant scrutiny & criticism. It seems to be bred into the royals themselves, but for anyone outside the family marrying into it, it must be a hell of a shock to the system

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Si Wooldridge (Reviewer) posted this on Thursday, 9th January 2020, 12:16

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Pete-MK says...
"Oh, absolutely. But in the little bubble that is my workplace, that's pretty much the main reason given (customers, not staff)."

That's just bizarre.  I get the concerns, just about, about her being American but her race/colour/whatever doesn't even enter my head in the slightest...

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Jitendar Canth (Reviewer) posted this on Thursday, 9th January 2020, 12:49

I still remember Danny Baker's little tweet. Yeah, race is an issue.

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Pete-MK (Elite Donator) posted this on Thursday, 9th January 2020, 13:19

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Si Wooldridge says...
"her race/colour/whatever doesn't even enter my head in the slightest..."

Not long after the death of Diana, I recall one of the more fantastical and insulting conspiracy theories about her death. That being, Diana was the last living descendent of Jesus (bear with me), and that she was pregnant with Dodi's child, instilling an 'unwanted Moor trait' into the holy bloodline, and the Illuminati (or insert current mythical enemy of your choice) had her bumped off.

No, I know it doesn't make sense.

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Snaps (Elite) posted this on Thursday, 9th January 2020, 14:10

Do they seriously think the press/media are going to say 'Oh they're not royal anymore' and leave them alone.
Quite possibly the reverse.

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RE: Harry & Meghan stepping back from being 'Major Royals'

Jitendar Canth (Reviewer) posted this on Thursday, 9th January 2020, 14:17

But in the US, the tabloids love scandal, have fewer rules, but aspire to success and wealth, whereas here, the tabloids have more rules, but still love scandal, and hate success and wealth.

All they have to remember is to avoid any topless beaches in the US. And if they're over there, they could care less what the UK rags print.

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